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The best Japanese Ski Resorts

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Japan - Ski Resorts

Find out about the skiing in Japan, in our comparison of Japanese Ski Resorts, below. Sort by suitability, altitude, piste length, etc.

 Japanese Snow Reports

December 9, 2021

Significant Fresh Snow is forecast for Furano and Niseko Grand Hirafu.

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Deepest Snow Today

Japanese ski areas with the greatest reported snow depths.
Ski Resort Report Upper
Nozawa Onsen40cm16in
Furano38cm15in
Rusutsu25cm10in

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Most Forecast Snow

Ski Resorts in Japan with most snow forecast in the next 7 days.
Ski Resort Forecast 7 Day
Tashiro Kagura Mitsumata81cm32in
Hakuba 4778cm31in
Happo One78cm31in
Furano69cm27in
Tengendai Kogen43cm17in
Norikura Kogen Onsen30cm12in

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Japanese Snow Forecasts

The Ski Resorts of Japan

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Ski Resorts in Japan
 Ski Resort Pistes Top Beginn. Interm. Experts
Aizu Kogen Takatsue16km10 miles1,650m5,413ft---
Appi Kogen45km28 miles1,305m4,281ft3*-3*
Dynaland17km11 miles1,430m4,692ft-4*-
Furano25km16 miles1,209m3,967ft3*4*4*
Gala Yuzawa-1,180m3,871ft---
Hakuba 4724km15 miles1,620m5,315ft3*3*3*
Happo One39km24 miles1,831m6,007ft3*3*3*
Inawashiro20km12 miles1,200m3,937ft-3*-
Kagura-1,845m6,053ft---
Karuizawa6km4 miles1,155m3,789ft---
Kawaba12km7 miles1,870m6,135ft---
Kiroro-1,180m3,871ft---
Madarao-1,350m4,429ft---
Maiko Kogen23km14 miles920m3,018ft---
Myoko Akakura / Shinakakura30km19 miles1,510m4,954ft-3*-
Myoko Ikenotaira20km12 miles1,210m3,970ft---
Myoko Suginohara24km15 miles1,855m6,086ft--4*
Naeba43km27 miles1,789m5,869ft4*4*2*
Niseko32km20 miles1,308m4,291ft3*3*4*
Niseko Annupuri13km8 miles1,156m3,793ft3*3*4*
Niseko Grand Hirafu-1,308m4,291ft3*3*4*
Niseko Village/Higashiyama19km12 miles1,170m3,839ft3*3*4*
Norikura Kogen Onsen21km13 miles2,000m6,562ft---
Nozawa Onsen31km19 miles1,650m5,413ft4*4*4*
Oze Iwakura19km12 miles1,703m5,587ft4*-4*
Rusutsu40km25 miles994m3,261ft4*-3*
Sahoro Resort20km12 miles1,030m3,379ft4*3*1*
Shiga Okusiga Kogen11km7 miles2,000m6,562ft3*-5*
Shiga Yakebitaiyama18km11 miles2,000m6,562ft4*3*4*
Shizukuishi33km21 miles1,370m4,495ft4*-2*
Tashiro Kagura Mitsumata35km22 miles1,845m6,053ft4*4*2*
Togakushi21km13 miles1,748m5,735ft---
Togari Onsen19km12 miles1,050m3,445ft4*-2*
Tsugaike Kogen33km21 miles1,680m5,512ft-3*-
Zao43km27 miles1,661m5,449ft4*3*3*

Which is the best Ski Resort in Japan?

To help find the best Japanese Ski Resort for you, we detail 94 Ski Resorts in Japan and rate them for Beginners, Intermediates and Expert Skiers, Families and Apres-Ski. You can compare altitudes, vertical descents and historical snow records to find the best Ski Resorts.

When do Japanese Ski Resorts Open?

See Season Opening Dates for Ski Resorts in Japan.

Japan

Our Japanese Ski Resort pages include Skiing Facts, Snow Reports and Forecasts (for most major ski resorts), local accommodation and online ski hire booking (where available) for 94 Ski Resorts in Japan.

You can find the major ski stations listed on the Top Japanese Ski Resorts page, ranked according to various criteria.