MYOKO SUGINOHARA - World-class Alpine Excitement
Myoko Suginohara is one of three distinctive ski resorts that make up Myoko Kogen and is famous for fantastic powder, a long vertical drop and the longest run in the country. The area attracts skiers and snowboarders of all levels from around the world thanks to 13 meters of annual snowfall with an average base of four meters. Easy access to the many other resorts in the area will keep any avid snow-goer occupied for days on end.
Access from Tokyo is fast and comfortable and there are inns suitable for any budget, many with on-premise hot springs where you can relax and warm yourself after a day in the snowy countryside.
Myoko Kogen is family friendly with ample facilities for kids. Myoko Suginohara offers free sking for kids all season long, and a number of hotels provide English-speaking daycare for toddlers. The town and neighboring villages have a satisfying selection of shops and restaurants that provide a break from hotel life. Visit a Japanese-style pub and enjoy the hospitality while sipping some of the local sake or beer made by artisan brewers.