On the north end of Japan’s main island is Iwate Prefecture. If you can picture yourself surrounded by snowy mountains all around while fluffy, dry snow falling from above, that might give you just a small taste of the grand land that is Iwate. Being in northern Japan, Iwate has a cooler climate all year around but especially during the winter months. This provides heavy snow fall that at times might be too much, however, for skiers and snowboarders, that is what produces such fantastic condition. But that’s not all Iwate has to offer, Iwate is abundant in more ways than one.