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KANDA-OGAWA

Tokyo Travel Information GJ Editor GJ Editor

Kanda-Ogawa - where skiers can shop till they drop! Kanda-ogawa is located in the Chiyoda ward of Tokyo - just 10 minutes from Japan’s electric city, Akihabara. Kanda-ogawa is known as the number 1 sporting goods shopping district in Tokyo, if not in Japan! The town has been around since Japa… Read More

RUSUTSU

Hokkaido Travel Information GJ Editor GJ Editor

Visit a featured ski resort RUSUTSU which has just joined the Epic Pass  January and February see Rusutsu’s Side Country Park come to life, with all sorts of ungroomed fun to be had within the west mountain’s tree run. In one of the many other tree run areas or on the groomers, the resort’s scho… Read More

Oze Iwakura Resort

Gunma Accommodations GJ Editor GJ Editor

Just two and a half hours from the centre of the world’s largest metropolis of Tokyo, winter sports loving visitors to Oze Iwakura Resort will be thrilled to find Kanto’s largest ski resort. The resort is also accessible from JR Nagano Station by bullet train over the same amount of travel time… Read More

NOZAWA ONSEN

Nagano Travel Information GJ Editor GJ Editor

√  Deep powder resort with a vast slope area √  Grand samurai-era bathhouses and inns √  Traditional hot spring healing destination The quaint village of Nozawa Onsen has long been known beyond the shores of Japan as a winter destination. The deep powder, great resort facilities and the fact t… Read More

MYOKO

Niigata Travel Information GJ Editor GJ Editor

The beauty of Myoko Myoko is blessed with an abundance of high quality ski resorts that are surrounded by nature-rich mountains, hot springs and recreational facilities. The area is also known for its ancient, traditional local food culture which you will surely get to enjoy during your stay. My… Read More

ECHIGO-YUZAWA

Niigata Travel Information GJ Editor GJ Editor

√ Prime location for enormous powder dumps √ Filled with traditional snow country charm √ Just 77 minutes from Tokyo on the bullet train Indulge in the snow, the food and the hot springs of Echigo-Yuzawa! If you’re looking for a one-stop-shop for a snow holiday in Japan, look no further tha… Read More

KATASHINA VILLAGE

Gunma Travel Information GJ Editor GJ Editor

Ski holidays in Japan has become a staple menu item of Australian travellers, but there are still many undiscovered places around Japan. One of these hidden gems go by the name of Katashina Village. This place is tucked away in Gunma Prefecture, just under two hours from Tokyo city. Katashina V… Read More

NISEKO

Hokkaido Travel Information GJ Editor GJ Editor

√  Vast quantities of Japan's best powder √  World-class facilities √  Loads of after-ski entertainment What is it that makes the snow holiday experience at Niseko so addictive? Is it the free and easy off-piste policy? The nightlife? The parks, schools and variety of snow activities to choose… Read More

OMACHI

Nagano Travel Information GJ Editor GJ Editor

Enjoy the finer things in a hot spring town on Hakuba's doorstep Just 40 minutes from Hakuba, Omachi is local to the ski resorts of Kashimayari Sports Village and Jiigatake. Its hot spring area of Omachi Onsenkyo is set in deep forest, and skiers and snowboarders overnight here from Hakuba to en… Read More

MADARAO KOGEN

Nagano Travel Information GJ Editor GJ Editor

√ Two interconnected resorts famous for deep 'Madapow' √ Amazing tree runs, natural bowls, jumps and half-pipe √ Ski-in, ski-out accommodation with delicious local dining Madarao Kogen is an all-season alpine resort in the far north of Nagano Prefecture, with magnificent views to the Sea of Ja… Read More

ZAO ONSEN

Yamagata Travel Information GJ Editor GJ Editor

This traditional ski resort reigns supreme in Japan The historic hot spring town of Zao Onsen lies within the Zao Mountain Range, an impressive cluster of stratovolcanoes 40 minutes from Yamagata City. Legend has it that a wounded warrior stumbled upon the first spring-head in the area after a b… Read More

TOKACHIDAKE

Hokkaido Travel Information GJ Editor GJ Editor

For hungry riders on a raw powder diet Tokachidake is nature in the Hokkaido Powder Belt 'as is'. There are no lifts, no groomed runs, and no crowds; just pure powder to be enjoyed. The area consists of Tokachidake, a 2,077-metre volcano, and Tokachidake Onsen, a hot spring village dotted with w… Read More

SHIBU ONSEN

Nagano Travel Information GJ Editor GJ Editor

The neighbouring town to the snow monkey park, full of charm and tradition Shibu Onsen is a quaint hot spring town in Nagano Prefecture that opens up behind a curtain of steam, revealing traditions and architecture of years passed, still standing tall and proud. The town's original spring-head w… Read More

Shiga Kogen Central Ski Area

Nagano Tours & Activities GJ Editor GJ Editor

Shiga Kogen is a popular ski destination featuring 18 ski resorts, and the Shiga Kogen Central Ski Area is made up of 13 of those resorts. This area is the closest to Shibu Onsen and Yudanaka Onsen as well as the popular Snow Monkey Park, and it’s the gateway to Shiga Kogen. The Shiga Kogen Cent… Read More

Hakuba Lion Adventure

Nagano Tours & Activities GJ Editor GJ Editor

Hakuba Lion Adventure is a biggest outdoor activity tour company in Hakuba that will help you experience all of the above and so many more activities. To ensure a safe and reliable adventure in Hakuba ‘s wildness. Get Hakuba Lion Adventure’s expert adventures guide you. Also need a bit spice for… Read More

Niseko Mt.Resort Grand HIRAFU

Hokkaido Accommodations GJ Editor GJ Editor

Niseko Mt.Resort Grand HIRAFU is the largest resort in Niseko and enjoys the greater volume of the 1,308-metre Mount Niseko Annupri. The resort affords skiers the choice of thirty unique courses, nine of which stretch beyond a kilometre and one lengthy 5.6-kilometre cruise. Along these courses,… Read More

Nagano Snow Shuttle

Nagano Transport GJ Editor GJ Editor

The Nagano Snow Shuttle is the largest snow bus transfer operator in the central Japan region, with 7 return runs per day from both of Tokyo’s International Airports (4 to Narita, and 3 to Haneda), and includes all the major ski resorts in the Nagano Area (Hakuba Valley, Nozawa Onsen, Shiga Kog… Read More

Okushiga Kogen Ski Resort

Nagano Accommodations GJ Editor GJ Editor

Okushiga Kogen Ski Resort is located within the Jōshin'etsu-kōgen National Park. There are nine courses with a good spread of terrain for all kinds of skiers and snowboarders, a Free Line Park and a kids park - as well as acres upon acres of backcountry skiing. The best time to visit would b… Read More