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The best Japanese Ski Resorts

Skiing and Snowboarding in Japanese Ski Resorts

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

March 24, 2023

There is snow forecast to fall in Japan over the next week, in at least 50 Ski Resorts including Furano, Kiroro, Niseko, Nozawa Onsen and Rusutsu.

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When do Ski Areas in Japan Open?

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Deepest Snow Today

Japanese ski areas with the greatest reported snow depths.
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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 Mitsumata10in
Sahoro Resort7in
Tengendai Kogen4in

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Japanese Snow Forecasts

The Ski Resorts of Japan

Ski Resorts in Japan
 Ski Resort Trails Top Beginn. Interm. Experts
Aizu Kogen Takatsue10 miles5,413ft---
Appi Kogen28 miles4,281ft3*-3*
Dynaland11 miles4,692ft-4*-
Furano16 miles3,967ft3*4*4*
Gala Yuzawa-3,871ft---
Hakuba 4715 miles5,315ft3*3*3*
Happo One24 miles6,007ft3*3*3*
Inawashiro12 miles3,937ft-3*-
Karuizawa4 miles3,789ft---
Kawaba7 miles6,135ft---
Maiko Kogen14 miles3,018ft---
Myoko Akakura / Shinakakura19 miles4,954ft-3*-
Myoko Ikenotaira12 miles3,970ft---
Myoko Suginohara15 miles6,086ft--4*
Naeba27 miles5,869ft4*4*2*
Niseko20 miles4,291ft3*3*4*
Niseko Annupuri8 miles3,793ft3*3*4*
Niseko Grand Hirafu-4,291ft3*3*4*
Niseko Village/Higashiyama12 miles3,839ft3*3*4*
Norikura Kogen Onsen13 miles6,562ft---
Nozawa Onsen19 miles5,413ft4*4*4*
Oze Iwakura12 miles5,587ft4*-4*
Rusutsu25 miles3,261ft4*-3*
Sahoro Resort12 miles3,379ft4*3*1*
Shiga Okusiga Kogen7 miles6,562ft3*-5*
Shiga Yakebitaiyama11 miles6,562ft4*3*4*
Shizukuishi21 miles4,495ft4*-2*
Tashiro Kagura Mitsumata22 miles6,053ft4*4*2*
Togakushi13 miles5,735ft---
Togari Onsen12 miles3,445ft4*-2*
Tsugaike Kogen21 miles5,512ft-3*-
Zao27 miles5,449ft4*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.


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.