ABOUT Myoko Kogen
- Myoko (Niigata) is the place to be if you’re chasing powder, often receiving the most snowfall in Japan – up to 15m a season
- With the Snow Chaser Pass you’ll have access to 10 resorts across Myoko, Madarao, Nozawa and Shiga Kogen
- Its small village, Akakura, has a variety of accommodation and a selection of quality bars and restaurants
Myoko Kogen AccommodationMyoko has a variety of accommodation options in Akakura Village. Check out our top recommendations here.
Ski PackagesWe offer a wide variety of packages in Myoko, including the best backpacker lodges, hotels apartments and lodges.
Group ToursIt’s all about that famous Japow and our mountain guides have spent many seasons in Japan so they know where to go to get the best snow! They'll be on hand to guide you around both on and off mountain for a truly amazing Japanese Snow Holiday. Check out what tours visit Myoko
day toursIf you're wanting to take a rest day after a few big days on the mountain there are some good day tour options from Myoko.
Myoko Kogen DiningThe small village of Akakura Onsen has a great selection of bars and restaurants to keep you fed and entertained when off the mountain.
How to get to
Myoko KogenYou have a few different options for getting to Myoko from Tokyo and other cities. Check out which option is best for you.
Myoko Kogen Trail MapsMyoko has so much terrain to ride across its five local resorts and three further resorts not far away. Read on and find out which resort is best suited to you.
Myoko Kogen School
Group ToursLooking to plan an overseas school tour to Myoko? Let us do the organisation for you with our team of experienced school travel specialists.
Featured Myoko Kogen Articles
2022-2023 Japanese Snow Season Outlook – January Update : A Few Speed Bumps Then Snowy Business as Usual
Beautiful turn in beautiful snow by @kassun1048 last week in Niseko. Photo: Adam Kroenert /Oyuki Japan Mountainwatch | The Grasshopper The Japanese snow season is in full swing after a few very fruitful weeks. La Nina is on its w [...]
Grasshopper’s Weekly Japan Forecast, Dec 15 – Continuous Storm Cycles as Japan the Sleeping Giant Wakes
Stefan Boers hooking into the Hokkaido powder earlier this week. Photo: @austinpowder Mountainwatch | The Grasshopper Valid Thursday 15thDecember to Thursday 22ndDecember Kon’nichiwa my fine, fellow powder pundits, and welcome [...]
2022-2023 Japanese Snow Season Outlook – December Update
James Winfield, Niseko, December 31, 2021. Indications are snowfalls will ramp up in late December, so we may celebrate New Year’s Eve in a similar fashion this year.Photo: Sea and Summit Photography / @nisekojapan Mountainwat [...]
World Snow Wrap, Dec 3rd – Finally, Fresh Snow in Europe and Japan, Dumping in the US and Canada
Megan Dingham living the dream in Alta on Tuesday after 43cms of light powder. Photo: Rocko Menzyk Mountainwatch | Reggae Elliss The northern hemisphere winter is starting to settle in and there have been some good snowfalls acr [...]
2022-2023 Japanese Snow Season Outlook – November Update
The signs are looking favourable for good early season snow in Honshu resorts like Shiga Kogan. Photo: Classic Resorts Japan Mountainwatch | Grasshopper Japan, a giant in the world of snow, currently lies sleeping under just a li [...]
2022-2023 Japanese Snow Season Outlook
Third Time’s A Charm! Evelina Nilsson deep in some Hakuba powder and another La Nina this season is likely to produce days like these. Photo: Zoya Lynch Mountainwatch | The Grasshopper As the Australian snow season draws to a [...]
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