Niigata ski and snowboard resort reviews

Reviews of ski resorts in Niigata. Currently 4 reviews.
Yuzawa Park
湯沢パーク
Yuzawa Town, Niigata
Submitted by Man_In_Japan on 10th February 2013
A small resort
A small resort compared to some of the others in the area. Lots of wide areas to play in if you like powder but depends on the weather conditions
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Akakura Kanko Resort
赤倉観光リゾート
Myoko City, Niigata
Submitted by Black Mountain on 9th February 2013
Disappointing
We really lucked out this day.

It was the first day of spring lift operations which usually wouldn't be enough to even interest me in considering Akakan.

However, with 5-10cms the day before and about 15-20 cms over on the slopes there was a good top-up. Surprisingly, it wasn't the heavy powder that you usually associate with spring skiing in Japan. The temperatures remained low throughout the day and it continued snowing which meant that the snow stayed nice and
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Muikamachi Hakkaisan
六日町八海山
Minamiuonuma City, Niigata
Submitted by Mick Rich on 9th February 2013
Let's Hakkaisan
I came here after winning a free ticket in a SnowJapan giveaway! & though it had rained the day before, I was hoping that meant fresh snow higher up!

I took the 08.00 train from Echigo-Yuzawa station and arrived at Muikamachi station in time for the 08.30 bus to the resort. This is a public bus and cost 410Yen + an extra 100Yen if carrying a board or skis.

The top of the resort is accessed by a super-fast ropeway.

Going
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Muikamachi Hakkaisan
六日町八海山
Minamiuonuma City, Niigata
Submitted by Mick Rich on 9th February 2013
Let's Hakkaisan!
I came here after winning a free ticket in a SnowJapan giveaway (thanks guys!) & though it had rained the day before, I was hoping that meant fresh snow higher up!

I took the 08.00 train from Echigo-Yuzawa station and arrived at Muikamachi station in time for the 08.30 bus to the resort. This is a public bus and cost 410Yen + an extra 100Yen if carrying a board or skis.

The top of the resort is accessed by a super-fast
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