Best places to go snowboarding in Japan

#1. Niseko United, Japan

Awesome freeriding, stacks of fresh powder, fantastic night riding, lots of runs, decent lift system, Good parks & pipes. Quite a combination!


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#2. Nozawa Onsen , Japan

A must visit, as much for the traditional town as for the mountain which offers a lot for everyone


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#3. Happo One, Japan

Hakuba's most dramatic destination; bigger, steeper and more varied then your average Japanese resort. No park at present but management are currently discussing future plans to build one, watch this space.


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#4. Mt.Tomamu, Japan

Something for almost every type of rider


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#5. Aomori Spring, Japan

A little known gem, getting some major investment at the moment


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#6. Lotte Arai, Japan

Its good to be back, and some of Japan’s best in-bounds freeriding!


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#7. Hakuba 47 , Japan

The park & pipe almost make up for the resorts attitude towards going off-piste. Sticking to the pistes and you'll have a good time with plenty of well groomed and long slopes.


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#8. Ishiuchi Maruyama, Japan

Excellent parks & halfpipes makes this one of the best resorts in Japan for freestylers. Good number of long runs will please those who like to stick to the pistes


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