Niigata ski and snowboard resort reviews

Reviews of ski resorts in Niigata. Currently 3 reviews.
Yuzawa Kogen
湯沢高原
Yuzawa Town, Niigata
Submitted by Mick Rich on 19th March 2015
Let's Yuzawa Kogen
I came here via GALA Yuzawa, having bought a combined ticket (costing 5,100Yen) covering both resorts plus Ishiuchi Maruyama. It's definitely a lot of ground to cover in one day but at least gives you a good workout! From GALA, you take the Landau ropeway from the bottom of the Southern Area. This runs every 20 minutes and takes you across to the main area of Yuzawa Kogen. If you're not coming from GALA, the main area is accessed by
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GALA Yuzawa
GALA湯沢
Yuzawa Town, Niigata
Submitted by Sciclone on 10th March 2015
Go to Gala for a ball.
Ok, so this won't be the best review. Reason being that I damaged my knee 2 days before getting to Yuzawa and wasn't able to go boarding, but having snowboarded here for the last 2 years, I think I'm qualified to write a review.

First off, big thanks to the SJ team for the free tickets. As expected, they were waiting for me at my hotel when I arrived. I wish I could have used them properly.

Gala Yuzawa's accessibility is both
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Myoko Ski Park
妙高スキーパーク
Myoko City, Niigata
Submitted by nhorsnell on 5th March 2015
Great snow, good variety
Myoko is still a quaint village though it appears to be undergoing a rapid transition as visitor numbers increase. There are plenty of small, cheap restaurants to choose from though the quality is only average - as is the variety of food on offer.

There are several alternative resorts that are relatively easy to access within 30 to 40 minutes via shuttle. However if your visit is during a busy time you may find yourself waiting for infrequent services and not
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