Well worth a ride, Suginohara is the highest and longest single resort in the Myoko area. Well set up and relatively relaxed off course attitudes kept many of us coming back but it also attracts the masses.
As a coastal resort it experiences regular large dumps but the snow quality can vary considerably! John Walter's review gives a good detailed overview.
It has a reasonable jump set up, often with a Boardcross course yet the absence of a pipe holds it
Myoko Suginohara - one of the main resorts at Myoko Kogen -is a popular resort with great snow, courses and a fast, efficient lift and gondola system.
The bottom slopes are well-suited to beginners and cruisers, with the more difficult slopes located nearer the top of the mountain. At Suginohara, it's possible to ski or board from the top of the mountain down to the bottom and clock up over 8500 meters in the process, and riding some very interesting
A great boarder's resort. Pretty, sheltered and easy runs at the bottom for beginners; small hits and powder tasting opportunites everywhere for intermediates and some scope for advanced to explore through the trees at the top including a decent cornice under the top chair.
Great staff who don't seem too concerned about rope-ducking.
However, links between the two sides could be much better, and it often takes them a while to open the top lift after snow and with strong