Resort Reviews - tagged 'Tsumagoi'

Reviews of ski resorts tagged 'Tsumagoi'. Currently 15 reviews.
Kazawa Snow Area
鹿沢スノーエリア
Tsumagoi Village, Gunma
Submitted by andylaurel on 3rd February 2010
Kazawa Snow Area review by andy laurel
Kazawa is about 30 mins from the Komoro interchange along the Jyoushinetsu highway.

It got some nice powder early in December, when even Hakuba was still closed.

It is mainly skiers, and as a result the steeper slopes get riddled with moguls toward lunchtime. There are a few park features but nothing spectacular. Definately worth a look early in the season
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Manza Onsen
万座温泉
Tsumagoi Village, Gunma
Submitted by andrewl on 14th February 2007
Manza Onsen by john doe
The mountain is fairly restricted - only a few trails and they go crazy if you go off-trail, they groom everywhere on-trail aswell.

The whole right side of the mountain doesnt open, except for a short lift on the weekends.

There is one 1ft table ha. the snow was good at times. There is no town, just a few hotels, so no nightlife at all.

The focus of the entire place is on onsen's not the mountain, so
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Palcall Tsumagoi Resort
パルコール嬬恋リゾート
Tsumagoi Village, Gunma
Submitted by andrewl on 6th February 2007
Pallcall Tsumagoi review by SeanP
I am new to snowboarding and have started to learn at Palcall. So far I've been three times and I plan to return more often. There is a great selection of runs, pretty long too. Prices are reasonable, including food and drinks in restaurant.

I've enjoyed snowboarding here a lot. There is usually some snow here, but yesterday I hit a few icy patches that killed me. When there's some good snowfall the runs can be busy, but there are plenty
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Palcall Tsumagoi Resort
パルコール嬬恋リゾート
Tsumagoi Village, Gunma
Submitted by cmoseley on 5th February 2007
Pallcall Tsumagoi Ski Resort review by seanP
A very nice, small resort.

Not crowded at all. Great for beginners and families, but not much here for the intermediate and nothing for an advanced boarder. Their "Black" run was comparable to some easier reds at most other mountains I'd been to. Thre were some nice runs off-piste, and ski patrol didn't seem to care.

Nice for an easy day out, and perfect if you want to teach a friend to board
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Palcall Tsumagoi Resort
パルコール嬬恋リゾート
Tsumagoi Village, Gunma
Submitted by philkun on 18th April 2006
Pallcall Tsumagoi Ski Resort review by philkun
Really nice resort even though its a little outdated, but the room we had was huge by Japanese standards. Great staff.

For some reson I didnt find the slopes that interesting purhaps being more suited to beginners, however they are long runs and you can still get some good off piste runs with loads of powder.

Snowpark is fun and again great for beginners. Would be going again and worth checking out at least once
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Omote Manza
表万座
Tsumagoi Village, Gunma
Submitted by andrewl on 12th February 2006
Omote Manza review
It was a Sunny day with occasional clouds. The snow was in a very good condition, no stones or leaves on the runs. We left Tokyo by car at about 6am and withought using the tollway, got there at about 11am. The funny thing is that although the parking is free, you have to pay 1020yen for the road toll at both entrance and exit. BTW, although it was a Saturday we did not have to wait for a lift
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Manza Onsen
万座温泉
Tsumagoi Village, Gunma
Submitted by greenmachine on 28th January 2005
Manza Onsen review
Yes, it smells funny, but the onsen water is *good for your skin* (well it'd wanna be)!

This is a big place. I went with a group of friends, one of whom is a part time instructor at the resort so I spent a lot of time practicing turns in a near white out...I don't remember a whole lot else.

There are good wide gerende (for practicing turns) and some fun trails. When the sky cleared the views are great. There was
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Manza Onsen
万座温泉
Tsumagoi Village, Gunma
Submitted by andrewl on 4th January 2005
Manza Onsen review by Gary
Liked it a lot, thought for beginners and intermediate its perfect, snow was fantastic and because of the high altitude skiing was great even this time of year.

Good variety of runs will keep u going for a few days. Bonus if ur driving, u need a car to get here really and as its tough to get to its not crowded.

Onsens here are fantastic, Manza Onsen Hotel has some of the most recommended in Japan. Prince too has a
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Manza Onsen
万座温泉
Tsumagoi Village, Gunma
Submitted by mattintokyo on 18th February 2004
Manza Onsen review by Mattintokyo
A really nice well laid out medium size resort. Although you need to take a bus to get to the other mountain.

But you only need to take one lift to get a reasonable ride with enough courses for good variation.

nAdvanced looking for a challenge mught be a little disapointed but for a fun day with friends with a good amount of tree to go through;(if you are willing to duck a rope).

A very fun day out
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Manza Onsen
万座温泉
Tsumagoi Village, Gunma
Submitted by andrewl on 16th January 2004
Manza Onsen review
Really impressive little place. Fast quads here and there, with good food and a mix of skiers.

Scenic, some nice trails - this is one of the best family skifield in Gunma (forget Kusatsu, even if you are based in Kusatsu).

But 1-2 advanced trails for practicing on
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Manza Onsen
万座温泉
Tsumagoi Village, Gunma
Submitted by gammaman on 16th January 2004
Manza Onsen review
Spent a day here and really liked this place.

Even thought the snow was old, it was in good condition and there was still untouched stuff to make lines in.

Met two Kiwis who were working there. They said there was no park. I didn't get to explore as I was enjoying playing in the trees too much.

Hospitality monopilised by the Prince Hotels lot, so fairly pricy.

Stinky onsen is one of the better ones I've tried, recommended.

Tricky to get to but definitly
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Manza Onsen
万座温泉
Tsumagoi Village, Gunma
Submitted by andrewl on 1st October 2002
Manza Onsen review by James (submitted before 2006)
It takes a long time to get to this resort. But that also means its not too crowded.

There are a variety of courses plus a halfpipe. And its a 'gentle' halfpipe.

Probably best for intermediate level snowboarders.
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