Probably the best all round resort in Akita Prefecture.
From adavanced runs that will challenge even the most advanced skier/snowboarders (Black mountain) to the wide gentle beginner slopes of Mizusawa.
Good facilities - including a ski/snowboard school with friendly instructors, good food, comfortable Lodge, plenty of accomodation options (with Onsens) and great scenery (the near by Lake Tazawa can be scene on a clear day).
What more could anyone want? (A board park....they have one don't worry)