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Iwappara Ski Resort, Yuzawa-machi

(3.8/5 based on 100+ reviews on the web)
Close to Tokyo and suitable for beginners and families, Iwappara Ski Resort features wide open slopes, good restaurants, a hot spring, and a ski school. The main slope runs for about 4 km (2.4 mi) and stretches to a width of around 500 m (1,700 ft), while beginners can try the "Snowscoot" experience or head with the kids to the resort's slide area. Take a lesson, provided in Japanese or English, at the ski school. You can easily access the resort from Tokyo via the Shinkansen train, or by taking a shuttle bus from Echigo Yuzawa station. You can even stay in the nearby town and take a daily cable car to the resort. To visit Iwappara Ski Resort on your holiday in Yuzawa-machi, and find out what else Yuzawa-machi has to offer, use our Yuzawa-machi vacation planner.
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  • You can glide slopes wide secure children. Sort of lift also did not wait for it. Paul a hillside trails and children's skiing athletic fun.
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  • Both the winter ski slopes in the Centre so families can enjoy. Single slope so little progress and well kept! No snow puts sweat in iiji mountain climbing. Distance is short but steep climbs and the Summit overlooks Yuzawa city, great source Keita.
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  • Really enjoyed snowboarding here. The slopes are wide and allows for easy boarding without the risk of bumping into others. It was snowing heavily when I was there and I went on the opening few runs i...  more »