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Kagura Ski Resort

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Address: 742 Mitsumata, Minamiuonuma-gun, Yuzawa-machi 949-6211, Niigata Prefecture
Phone Number: +81 257-88-9221
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No grooming?

Japanese don't seem to groom their runs. We had two nice days of powder. But the third day was brutal because the snow was packed and icy. They should invest in groomers.

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 19, 2015
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Honolulu, Hawaii
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Honolulu, Hawaii
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15 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

Japanese don't seem to groom their runs. We had two nice days of powder. But the third day was brutal because the snow was packed and icy. They should invest in groomers.

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Hong Kong
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79 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015 via mobile

I went on a 3 day ski trip at Kagura resort with my husband. The snow was very slushy but we are just happy there are places like Kagura exists so we could ski even in the "hot" days. The weather was so warm there were literally people skiing topless (one guy). I wore one long sleeve shirt and felt... More 

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Tokyo, Japan
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015

If you look for a day trip skiing from Tokyo (weekday or weekend) a really great place to go is Kagura (northwest of Tokyo). Train to Echigo-Yuzawa (70min), bus to Kagura (<30 min) and there it is. It's a quite wide spread resort resulting in some "transport" and it's mostly "red" ... but it's high altitude, not crowded and best... More 

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Yokosuka, Japan
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

I went on my first snowboarding trip here. It has a nice beginner slope at the beginning and then a set of 3 that works well for first timers also. It was a nice little area with beautiful scenery.

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Bangkok
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014

very local atmosphere, can be a bit challenge if no Japanese language skill at all. excellent long slop for beginner and dedicate place for sled. not too commercial, really like it.

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Singapore
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2013

Fantastic snow. Magnificent scenery. Wonderful people. Delicious food. What else can you ask for? No dislike.

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