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Ski and Snowboard Resorts in Kanto

  • Hunter Mountain Shiobara
    Tochigi Pref. Nasushiobarashi Yumotoshiobara Front black
    A ski resort in Maekuro Yumoto-Shiobara Nasu-Shiobara City. The ski resort offers a three kilometer downhill trail a Snow Park equipped with a half pipe and kicker The Kids Park with plenty to do such as the sledding slope and the Family Park where families can have fun together. As well as ski and snowboard lessons the resort provides plenty of facilities including six restaurants and shops.
  • Kusatsu Kokusai Ski Resort
    Gunma prefecture Agatsuma-gun Kusatsu-cho Shirane National Forest 158 Forest team
    This ski resort is located along National Route 292 in Shiranekokuyurin Kusatsu Town. There are nine courses with a total length of 8000 meters and slopes with a height difference of 926 meters. Visitors can also wear snowshoes and walk through the forest and to the “Yugama” crater lake in Mt. Shirane. There’s also a kids’ park for visitors with children as well as a day nursery.
  • Tambara Ski Park
    Tamahara Plateau Numata City, Gunma Prefecture
    A popular spot with high-quality powder snow located about two hours from Tokyo. Featuring eight courses in all from beginner to advanced it’s perfect for families. It offers a lot to kids coming to the slopes for their first time with a shallow slope for first-time skiiers “tamba land” for playing in the snow and a ski & snowboard school.
  • Okutone Snow Park
    Gunma Pref. Tonegunminakamimachi Mukouyama 39
    This ski hill is located in Minakami Town Tone County Gunma Prefecture conveniently accessible via the Yusetsu Highway (road equipped with snow melting facilities) off of Minakami Interchange. The large ski hill is 4000 meters long and features a 600 meter change in elevation with 10 courses ranging from beginner to advanced. Open until midnight (12 a.m.) on Fridays Saturdays and the days before holidays and open early at 6 a.m. on Saturdays Sundays and holidays. It is one of Minakami’s best ski resorts with a complete gate house and rest house.
  • Kawaba Ski Resort
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    Kawaba Plateau, Kawaba Village, Tone-gun, Gumma Prefecture
    This ski resort is located on Mt. Takate in Kawaba Village Tone County Gunma Prefecture. It’s known for the quality and quantity of its powder snow. Many of the courses run through the woods. There are ten slopes available ranging from gentle courses for beginners to advanced courses. Its ample restaurants and shops are also a draw.
  • Marunuma Kogen Ski Resort
    Gunma Pref. Tonegunkatashinamura Higashiogawa 4658-58
    This ski resort is on Mt. Nikko-Shirane in Katashina Village Tone County Gunma Prefecture. Its early opening date has made it well known in the Kanto region as the first place to ski each year. At four kilometers it’s longest slope utilizes the natural topography of the landscape. The kids park and a beginner area make it great for families and those new to skiing. From the summit you can enjoy magnificent views of the surrounding mountains.
  • White World Oze Iwakura
    Gunma Pref. Tonegunkatashinamura Tsuchide 2609
    White World Oze Iwakura located in Katashina Village Tone County Gunma Prefecture is one of the largest ski resorts in the region. Well known for its quality of snow the resort’s 16 courses include both gentle slopes for families as well as expert courses. The ski school for kids is also popular for young beginners. The Iwakura Resort Hotel located onsite is available to use the hot springs even without booking a stay.
  • Asama 2000 Park
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    Nagano Prefecture Komoro Takamine Plateau
  • Mt. Jeans Nasu
    Tochigi Pref. Nasugunnasumachi Oshima
    Mt. Jeans Nasu has numerous slopes for intermediate level skiers. It’s divided into various zones including its Snow Play Area and the Snowshoe Area around the Gondola Summit, the Beginners Slope that as a whole is called Beginners Park, and the Kids Park near the Base Lodge. For advanced level skiers, the Wild Wood Road runs through a wooded area with beech trees and features a steep run with moguls part way down.
  • Edelweiss Ski Resort
    Tochigi Pref. Nikkoushi Kawajionsentakahara Chicken soup
    Edelweiss Ski Resort has 12 courses and five lifts for the enjoyment of everyone from beginners to advanced level skiers. They also have a full-fledged school teaching skiing and snowboarding; you can even take the Japan Snowboard Association Instructor Exam there. They also have a kids park and a free dog run with natural non-compact snow.