I first visited Tengendai Kogen at the end of last season, during Golden Week. The weather was terrible then, but the place looked intriguing, so I wanted to go back some time. Which I did.
I hoped to hit during peak snow monster season, but suspect one week later (or maybe a couple of weeks earlier) would have been better, since I got there after some warm spells. As a result, while I could see some snow monsters looming above
Planning to hit somewhere else the next day, I hit the nighter at Yonezawa on the way.
It is a fairly small hill, though most of it is open for the nighter. There was one lift around the back (north side) that was not running, serving a beginner/intermediate slope. The two lifts on the front side were running, both fixed pair lifts. Between the two, almost all of the front-side terrain was available and lit up, including the