Ski and snowboard resorts in Japan

There are currently about 500 places to ski and snowboard in the many mountainous regions of Japan, ranging from huge mega-resorts to tiny local ski hills, so there is an overwhelming amount of choice. Welcome to the definitive information on Japanese 'ski-jo' - featuring resort introductions, detailed data on every ski hill throughout Japan and also regional information. Our resort listings are updated daily with official resort snow depth data during the ski season and snow & weather forecasts throughout the year.
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Full A-Z list of Resorts
More detailed information on a selection of featured ski and snowboard resorts around the popular snow regions of Japan.
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Places to find ski and snowboard lessons as well as guided tours in English - and in some case also other languages.
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Spotlight on some popular ski and snowboard resorts around Japan.
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Featured accommodation near popular ski and snowboard resorts in Japan. View
Resort Reviews
Reader submitted reviews of ski and snowboard resorts around Japan. Currently 2110 reviews. View
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Reader submitted photos of ski and snowboard resorts around Japan. Currently 21728 photos. View
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Exclusive and independent daily snow and weather reporting from popular regions. View

Random Resorts!

Shichinohe Choei
七戸町営
Max. elevation: 210m
Min. elevation: 88m
Vertical: 122m
Steepest slope: 35°
Longest course: 800m
Number of lifts: 2
Reviews: 2
Photos: 3
 
Kagura
かぐら
Max. elevation: 1845m
Min. elevation: 620m
Vertical: 1225m
Steepest slope: 32°
Longest course: 6000m
Number of lifts: 22
Reviews: 66
Photos: 748
 
Rokko Snow Park
六甲山スノーパーク
Max. elevation: 855m
Min. elevation: 813m
Vertical: 42m
Steepest slope: 20°
Longest course: 260m
Number of lifts: 3
Reviews: 1
Photos: 1
 
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