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  • Mountainwatch Travel’s Guide to Myoko Kogen

    There are so many Japanese resorts to choose from and Myoko Kogen has got to be one of our favourites. Joe Stanco, owner and operator of Joey’s Myoko, has been living in Myoko for a few winters now. As well as owning his rental [...]

  • Why You Need To Travel To Japan

    Japan offers some of the best snow in the world, but it offers a whole lot more as well. Here’s why you need to travel to Japan.  When most people think of skiing in Japan they think of Niseko or Hakuba, however, there are [...]

  • The Snow Chaser Pass – 9 Japan Resorts On The One Pass

    Myoko Kogen, getting snowed in at the end of January, 2018. Photo:: Eric Berger

  • Where To Ski In Japan? Honshu’s Best Resorts

    Honshu is the largest and most popular island of Japan with an abundance of different ski resorts to choose from. Whether you’re after a family holiday, backcountry riding or it’s your first time skiing, it has got something t [...]

  • First Timer’s Guide To Myoko

    So, you’ve skied Niseko and Hakuba, maybe even Furano or Nozawa Onsen. But have you been to Myoko Kogen yet? This is the powder mecca of Honshu – it gets dumped with more than 13 metres of snow every season and plays host to a [...]

  • Nagano Snow Chasers – Day Tours From Hakuba

    If you’re staying in Hakuba, Myoko, Madarao or Nozawa Onsen, and love riding POW then we have something for you! Across these resorts we have a bunch of great, qualified backcountry guides who offer exciting backcountry day [...]

  • Watch: Other Ski Resorts To Explore In Japan

    You’ve probably heard of the likes of Niseko and Hakuba but there are over 500 different ski resorts across Japan. Here are a few of our top recommendations if you’re looking to escape the westerners and experience ano [...]

  • What’s New In Japan For The 2018/19 Ski Season


  • Myoko Kogen Showcase

    A showcase of everything Myoko has to offer!

  • Myoko Opening Dates
  • Best Bars In Myoko

    Myoko has a range of different bars and restaurants to keep you entertained, fed and quenched when you’re not shredding the slopes. Here are our top picks to check out when you’re in Myoko.  [...]

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