Tazawako Ski Resort is a hidden powder paradise located in the northern region of Honshu in the Akita Prefecture. This resort is most commonly visited by locals and relatively unknown to overseas tourists so you’ll be able to enjoy a true Japanese experience you won’t find at some of the more well known resorts. The lack of tourists also means you’ll be able to hit deep untracked powder all day long. It is not a huge resort, with 100 hectares of on-piste and 12 groomed trails, but with a base at 578m and the top at 1186m has a healthy vertical drop of 608m. Tazawako has consistent snowfalls, deep powder and offers a range of terrain for all levels from mellow tree runs, to easily accessed side-country and off-piste powder. For more information on Tazawako click here.
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TazawakoThe Akita Shinkansen is the easiest way to get to Tazawako, here's how you get here.
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