Japan is a place that has to be experienced to be truly appreciated. With a reputation for having the driest powder in the world, and a snow season beginning as early as November and lasting into May, Japan is a world class destination for Skiers and snowboarders.
General infoThe weather
Weather in the Japanese Alps during the winter months is some of the harshest in the country, with below-zero temperatures, tons of snow, and frozen water.
Japan is the land of extremes on one hand Japan is a country steeped in traditions dating back thousands of years and the other a fast paced technological leader of the world. Famous icons of Japan include Sushi , Samurai's, Geisha's, Karate and Bonsai's. Japan has 4 major islands with a population in excess of 127 million people.
Snow infoThe snow
Japan has world class skiing and snowboarding on offer, and some of the best powder snow you will find anywhere in the world, with mountains that cater for all abilities. There are more ski resorts per capita in Japan than any other country in the world with most of the resorts receiving between 10 - 18 metres of snow per season on average.
It is possible to include all your ski equipment in your resort package at reasonable costs but keep in mind if you have big feet you might need to bring your boots from home.