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Friday, December 14, 2018

Tazawako another Japow secret on the Tohoku Powder Line

Tazawako is still unknown to mainstream international ski visitors to Japan. But the World's best mogul skiers have been coming here for years thanks...
Powder skiing Madarao Tangram back country

Madarao backcountry is even better

Madarao Tangram punches way above it's weight: from terrain to facilities to location to value, it all just works. And even more so if...
tree skiing Tenjindeira

Tenjindaira boasts some of Japan’s best tree skiing

The numbers sure worked for us at Tanigawadake Tenjindaira in Honshu's Gunma Prefecture. One gondola, one big beech forest, just two people tearing it...
Geto Kogen deep powder

Geto Kogen gets even better with new terrain

We have been telling you how good Geto Kogen (aka "Japan's King of Snow") is for a few years. The good news it's getting...
powder skiing Sahoro Resort

Sahoro Resort discover Hokkaido’s quieter side

Sahoro Resort is a much quieter alternative to the better known Hokkaido ski areas further west. It's so quiet in fact that we got...
Hokkaido's highest mountains tower behind Asahikawa

Discover Asahikawa the heart of Hokkaido

Why not start your next Japowder mission in Asahikawa, the heart of Hokkaido? It’s the island's second largest city, big enough to have department...
Kamui Ski Links owner Maeda Mitsu skiing groomed runs

Kamui Ski Links is one of Hokkaido’s best smaller ski resorts

We love Kamui Ski Links, one of Hokkaido's best smaller ski resorts and one of Snow Action's favourites. Kamui's founder Maeda Mitsu is one...
Geto Kogen life - buried road sign

Geto Kogen life Japan’s best on snow backpacker

Geto Kogen life is pretty simple staying at this Japanese powder paradise resort's funky ski in/ski out Camp88 backpacker for the whole season. Young...