If you are a skier, here are some places you might want to visit in Japan.
> Appi Kogen
The Appi Kogen Ski Resort is one of the largest ski resorts in Japan, operated by Iwate Hotel & Resort, adjacent to the Towada-Hachimantai National Park. The resort is most famous for its ski slopes, but it also has a guest ranch, golf courses, tennis courts, soccer fields, sports clubs, hot springs, and others.
Mount Asahi is a mountain located in the town of Higashikawa, Hokkaido and the tallest mountain in the Japanese island of Hokkaido. It is part of the Daisetsuzan Volcanic Group of the Ishikari Mountains, it is located in the northern part of the Daisetsuzan National Park.
Furano is a city in Japan’s Hokkaido prefecture noted for its lavender fields, such as Farm Tomita with views of Mount Tokachi. Besides lavender, poppies, lilies and sunflowers also grow in the Nakafurano area. In winter, the 2 connecting peaks at nearby Furano Ski Resort host skiing and snowboarding events. The Furano Ropeway, one of the resort’s gondolas with panoramas over the valley, stays open all year.
Hakuba is a village in the Japanese Alps, just outside the city of Nagano, which was host of the 1998 Winter Olympics. A winter sports hub, Hakuba encompasses mountain resorts with terrain for skiing, snowboarding and hiking. The Hakuba Ski Jumping Stadium, built for the 1998 games, is at the base of the Happo-one resort. Hakuba village offers a lively après-ski scene and hot springs.
Niseko is a town on Japan’s northern Hokkaido Island, near the dormant volcano of Mt. Yotei. Major ski centers like Niseko Mt. Resort Grand Hirafu occupy the slopes of Mt. Niseko-Annupuri. The surrounding mountains are dotted with numerous hot spring resorts, known as onsen. The Shiribetsu River is known for its white-water rapids. The area also features several golf courses against a backdrop of snow-capped peaks.
> Nozawa Onsen
Nozawaonsen is a village located in Nagano Prefecture, Japan. As of 1 October 2016, the village had an estimated population of 3,480 and a population density of 60 persons per km². Its total area is 57.96 square kilometres
Rusutsu is a village located in Shiribeshi Subprefecture, Hokkaido, Japan. As of September 2016, the village has an estimated population of 1,940. The total area is 119.92 km².
> Sapporo Teine
Sapporo Teine is a recreational center in Teine-ku, Sapporo, Hokkaido, Japan. It comprises many facilities, such as the ski resort, the Teineyama Ropeway, and the Sapporo Teine Golf Club fields. The ski resort has a summit elevation of 1,023 metres, located on Mt. Teine, in western Sapporo.
Tomamu (トマム) is a modern, high class ski resort in central Hokkaido, about 90 minutes by train south of Sapporo. … In addition to beginner slopes and groomed trails, Tomamu has courses aimed at enthusiast skiers including expert runs, a well maintained terrain park, and sanctioned tree skiing within resort boundaries.
The Joetsu Shinkansen runs through Yuzawa, with Echigo Yuzawa station serving as the main entrance to the ski resorts. … One of the ski resorts in Yuzawa, GALA Yuzawa Snow Resort, is directly accessible from Gala Yuzawa station. This makes it very easy to reach from the shinkansen.
Meiho Ski Resort is easy to access！ From Centrair airport. Approximately 130 minutes. From Nagoya station. Approximately 100 minutes. from Takayama city downtown. Approximately. 60 minutes.
Kiroro Resort in Hokkaido Japan is a destination resort with upscale facilities and infrastructure, and Puki Yuki blesses the Kiroro Ski Resort with a mighty lot of powder.
Naeba Ski Resort is a ski resort on the eastern slope of Mount Takenoko in Yuzawa, Niigata Prefecture. This ski resort was formerly run by Kokudo, and currently is run by Prince Hotel, which merged with Kokudo in 2006.
> Myoko Kogen
The Myoko Kogen Ski Resort Area is made up of nine main mountain resorts: Myoko Akakura Onsen, Ikenotaira Onsen, Myoko Suginohara, Seki Onsen, Akakura Kanko (a.k.a. … Myoko Kogen is truly the place to ski ‘The Heart of Japan’.
> Zao Onsen
The Yamagata Zao Onsen Ski Resort is the largest ski resort in Tōhoku region, Japan, operated by Zao Onsen Tourism Association. The resort is mostly famous for its ski slopes in winter, but trekking is also popular sports in summer season.
> Tanigawadake Tenjindaira
Tanigawadake Tenjindaira in Japan (located in the Gunma prefecture) is a medium sized ski resort with 8 ski lifts that offers skiers an impressive 750 metres (2460 feet) of vertical descent.