Hiroshima Japan - Everything you need to know for your next Ski holiday




A modern city, bearing the scars of the atomic bomb which was dropped in 1945. Having mostly been re-built, it is now a thriving metropolitan city, however the pain and suffering can still be witnessed through the memorials and the stories of the local people.


Featured Hiroshima Articles

  • Tohoku – Exploring Honshu’s Northern Region

    Drew Jolowizc deep in the trees at Ani, one of the Tohoku’s powder-filled resorts. Photo: Dylan Robinson Sponsored content Mountainwatch | Jimmy Williams Tohoku is the northern most region of Japan’s main island, Honshu, con [...]

  • 2023-2024 Japanese Snow Season Outlook – Grasshopper’s December Update

    Bluebird pow day in Niseko last winter. Will we see similar days this season? Photo: Niseko United Mountainwatch | The Grasshopper The past month has been an unsettled one in Japan, where an anomalous southwest flow has brought [...]

  • Mountainwatch Guide to Myoko – Japan’s Powder Capital and Second Stop on The Golden Snowmads Tour

    Myoko is regarded as the powder capital of Japan for good reason – 15 metres average annual snowfall means there are a lot days like this. Photo: Grant Gunderson Mountainwatch | Joe Stanco After visiting Minakami and Tenjinda [...]

  • First Snow Has Fallen and Resorts are Open!

    As the mountains across the Northern Hemisphere are starting to disappear under a blanket of snow, ski enthusiasts around the world are starting to dust off their gear, in preparation for those first powder turns! In Japan, Niseko [...]

  • 2023-2024 Japanese Snow Season Outlook – Grasshopper’s November Update

    Niseko and Mt Yotei after this week’s snowfalls cleared. Photo: 360niseko Mountainwatch | The Grasshopper First North America, then Europe, and now Japan is on the map after the first proper snowstorm of the season came through [...]

  • 2023-2024 Japanese Snow Season Outlook – What We Can Expect in an El Nino Year

    Drew Jolowicz finding deep powder at Appi Kogen, northern Honshu, in Feb 2020 a season that experienced a moderate to strong El Niño. Photo: Dylan Robinson Mountainwatch | The Grasshopper Here we go folks, another Japanese snow [...]

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