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Address: Suginosawa, Myoko 949-2113 , Niigata Prefecture
Phone Number: +81 255-86-6211

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Wide, long, fast runs. Best of three.

The only issue for us, coming from Akakura Onsen in late March, was the cessation of the shuttle bus. But it wasn't an issue because Kougakuro royokan gave us rides there and... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 31, 2015
kuaychap
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Singapore, Singapore
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Singapore, Singapore
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114 reviews 114 reviews
17 attraction reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015

The only issue for us, coming from Akakura Onsen in late March, was the cessation of the shuttle bus. But it wasn't an issue because Kougakuro royokan gave us rides there and back! Having skied at Onsen, Akakan and Suginohara, it was a no brainer to choose Suginohara on our fourth and final day. We were lucky to have sunshine... More 

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Warwick, Australia
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9 reviews 9 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015

Incredibly long runs but they try to groom the slopes too heavily. One of the longest gondolas in Japan with some good red slopes and a lot of green slopes. We skied there two days with some moderate powder on the first day that was compressed into slick icy patches by the groomers overnight.

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

We loved skiing Sugi for a day! There is plenty of terrain and big wide piste slopes! The lifts are all top quality.. Especially that spacious gondola!!! Easy to get to from akakura onsen via the free shuttle! Only down point is there wasn't a lot of challenging steep slopes but still had a great day here!

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Melbourne, Australia
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2014

Great variety of skiing, big wide groomers, powder, powder-trees, uncrowded, park area. Best resort in the Myoko area

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Perth, Australia
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2014

great off piste runs and a fun little park. if there is lots of powder, get there on the first bus before it all gets tracked out!

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Singapore
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66 reviews 66 reviews
16 attraction reviews
196 helpful votes 196 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2014

Very snowboarder friendly resort- hardly any flats and all the lifts have footrests. Wide groomers for beginners and lots of powder in the trees for intermediates. Beautiful tree-lined runs with views of lakes below. Our hotel owner told us that you can even see Mt. Fuji from Suginohara if you come on a clear day. Definitely come here if you... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2014

Nice resort not the biggest area to ski but with the right snow conditions its a decent enough resort. Minimal nightlife but as to be expected with these small Japanese ski resorts. Tip: Good for a weekend trip but would find it difficult to stay longer.

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Maitland, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2014

As with all the Japanese resorts we have visited, Sugi suffers from antiquated lifts and non-existent grooming. Boasting one of the longest runs in Japan (a green run), the experience was that no grooming for at least 2 days made it a nightmare for the top third of the run for anyone unable to cope with thick heavy chop. The... More 

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Perth, Australia
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65 reviews 65 reviews
34 attraction reviews
76 helpful votes 76 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2014

We had spent our first few days skiing at Akakura Onsen and on the recommendation of one of our hotel staff we decided to take the free shuttle across to Suginohara for the day. The bus leaves from just outside the Post Office and meanders its way through the back streets and drops in at the various resorts along the... More 

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67 reviews 67 reviews
3 attraction reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2014

... unless there is enough fresh powder to ski the trees. If it snows then the top chair lift is good for one or two days deep powder skiing. Which means in return, if it does not have the powder snow then the groomed pistes are wide and by fare not steep. Blue colour marking to North American or European... More 

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