April 2015

Golden Week Special Deal in Nozawa Onsen

by Mark on April 29, 2015

The Golden Week set of holidays in Japan kicks off tomorrow 29th of April with Showa day the Celebration for the former Emperor. It is a week long holiday for many and also the last week of the ski season in Nozawa Onsen To celebrate we are running a great deal to stay and ski […]


Base up top: 220 cm Temp Top; 6 Degrees Base at Uenotaira : 125 cm New Snow since close: 0 cm Weather; Sunny skies Another warm sunny start to the day here in Nozawa Onsen. Temps are really getting up there with all this sunshine so some great T Shirt spring skiing weather on offer. […]


Sunny up top

by Mark on April 15, 2015

Base up top: 280 cm    Temp Top; +5 Degrees New Snow since close: 0 cm Weather; Valley fog   There is some intense fog hovering in the low valleys this morning. This is usually the result of rainfalls, which had intensified into the afternoon yesterday giving a somewhat tropical feel to the area. Luckily […]


Wet but fast

by Mark on April 14, 2015

Base up top: 275 cm    Temp Top; +4 Degrees New Snow since close: 0 cm Weather; Overcast   After a severe onslaught of soil hydration yesterday afternoon the much maligned precipitation has eased off overnight and we are currently faced with overcast by dry weather. Like yesterday, it will be best to make the […]


Discover Japan in Spring…

by Mark on April 13, 2015

Japan is an amazing country to visit any time of the year. But Spring has to be one of my favourite times. Things are waking up, cherry blossoms are on show, temps are perfect and you can even get some skiing in! Here is a great clip that catches a lot of exploring Japan