Resort Reviews by 8oo

Reviews of ski resorts submitted by 8oo. Currently 2 reviews.
Nozawa Onsen
野沢温泉
Nozawa Onsen Village, Nagano
Submitted by 8oo on 7th January 2019
Nozawa is getting very very popular!
I first went to Nozawa Onsen 10 years ago. It was a popular resort with Japanese of course, as one of those classic ski+onsen places, and there were some foreigners around. But nothing like now.

Lots and lots and lots of non-Japanese around now and lots of languages to be heard being spoken. Being a foreigner myself, I of course am part of that, but I can't help feel that some of the charm I felt before has gone.

It's one
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Hakuba 47 Winter Sports Park
Hakuba47ウインタースポーツパーク
Hakuba Village, Nagano
Submitted by 8oo on 7th January 2019
Hit and miss
Hakuba has had a slow start to the 18-19 season and while there have been some decent dumps on the mountains it still seems to be struggling to get into top gear.

We were at 47-Goryu for 3 days. The first day wasn't good, but then we got 20+cm on the mountain and conditions improved very quickly.

I really like the 47-Goryu combi, it's a really great place.

Hakuba doesn't seem to get the huge snowfall in the village that places like
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