Springtime Skiing Paradise

In Nagano and Niigata, the powder snows meet their match with the corn snows of spring. Chek the Destinations

Springtime Ski destinations

Nagano and Niigata’s heavy snowfall means there is plenty of snow even in the spring, and the turn of the seasons brings a warm climate that creates a more pleasurable environment for skiing than the harsher winter months. In particular, the period from spring to early summer is the best time for backcountry skiing.

The joys of spring

Skiing in the springtime offers a host of other highlights unavailable during the colder winter months.

Cherry blossoms

Eager to enjoy Japan? Explore not only its ski parks, but its many cherry blossom vewing spot as well! Check this article here.

Prenty of snow and good weather

The coming of spring heralds greater daylight hours, and along with it the chance to enjoy skiing without having to change into heavy cold-weather gear.

Quick access from Tokyo

Nagano and Niigata both have good access from Tokyo. You can easily reach snow resorts on same day of your arrival.

Don't miss out on Cherry Blossoms

About Us Takada Castle, Niigata, Japan.


Hanami (literally ‘flower viewing’) is the ancient tradition of holding parties out under the falling petals of the cherry blossoms that has been passed down through the ages, and there are many places throughout Japan that are known for their excellent cherry blossoms.

A trip to the Nagano and Niigata areas in spring offers the chance to not only go skiing, but to also see cherry blossoms in full bloom.

Hitting the slopes in the morning while it's cool, then heading out to see one of the many cherry blossom sites makes for the perfect day. In this article, we take a look at a few places where you can see these beautiful trees in bloom.

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