Naeba resort review (Yuzawa Town, Niigata)

Reviews of Naeba resort in Yuzawa Town, Niigata Prefecture. Currently 4 reviews.
Naeba
苗場
Yuzawa Town, Niigata
Submitted by andrewl on 30th December 2006
Naeba review by ddo
Finally after the avalanche on the 3rd and two days of few lifts and big queues they got it together (way too slowly) and opened a gondola.

My fifth time at Naeba and for the fifth time the top of the mountain was closed (no discounts) but finally I got to see it's potential.

If you strike the right day this mountain could offer some primo runs and could score five stars
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Naeba
苗場
Yuzawa Town, Niigata
Submitted by squealpiggy on 25th December 2006
Naeba review by squealpiggy
This area rocks my clock as it has fast lifts servicing plenty of high country terrain with more powder than I knew what to do with. Skiing fall-lines under lifts & through the trees is not allowed but winked at & everybody who wants to has crack at it.

Accomodation available on-site at Wadagoya is an adventure for those who do not want to lose a minute on the boards.

The scenic 'dragondola' ropeway connects to Naeba in 15 minutes;
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Naeba
苗場
Yuzawa Town, Niigata
Submitted by andrewl on 23rd December 2006
Naeba review by Mark
This comment is for 22.12.06. My first time at Naeba, which was rather bad experience. To be fair, I cannot blame resort for all that, the snow conditions were just very poor.

As for Friday, and generally poor snow conditions, the resort was quite crowded. I can imagine crowds on good snow weekends.

Even with this crowd, most lifts (I really mean most) closed @ 3pm!

Why cannot they open the top, where snow is probably best?!

The runs are potentially good, if there
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Naeba
苗場
Yuzawa Town, Niigata
Submitted by number9 on 18th December 2006
Naeba review by number9
Many places to stay nearby with nice onsens.

The resort offers a good variety of runs for various levels of riders, so it's a good place to go with a group of friends with different aptitudes.

Resort's also connected to Kagura, and that's a huge plus. Arrive in the morning, spend the day in Naeba, wake up early next morning and get to the Dragondola early to enjoy Tashiro and Kagura.

That's a good 2 day course with lots of
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Naeba

苗場
Yuzawa Town, Niigata
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Basic Resort Statistics

Max. elevation: 1789m
Min. elevation: 900m
Vertical: 889m
Steepest slope: 32°
Longest course: 4000m
Number of lifts: 12

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