Winter Season has just started and many sports enthusiasts are looking for another place to practice their prowess in the snow. Japan’s winter is one of the most anticipated times because of their winter offers that you can’t just refuse. Starting from December until late March or early April, tourists from all over the world book their accommodations to famous resorts all over the country.
Are you one of those people who are looking for the next big adventure? A power hound, perhaps? Well then, this might just be the best deal for you. You might want to check out this area and find just the place that you are looking for.
Madarao is a highland place in the northern part of Nagano, between Nozawa Onsen and Myoko Kogen. Though it is not yet that popular, it is starting to make its name known for its ski and snowboard terrains. This area is mostly frequented by Japanese folks, so if you are looking for an authentic Japanese ambience, this place is perfect for it is not yet touched much by westerners. Its mountain resort (Madarao Kogen) has the perfect ingredient for a power skiing destination – groomed or ungroomed courses and even steep bowl areas. Tree skiing and off-piste skiing are also allowed in their ski areas. With 30 courses, 15 lifts, and a vertical drop of 440 meters, Madarao Ski Resort can be rated as a mid-size ski resort relative to all other ski resorts in the country. It also has a beautiful picturesque to boast. In a clear day, the wonderful views of Mt. Myoko can be seen. What a nice place to relax, right? Moreover, the snow in Madarao is quite different from other places. People in the area call this Madapow and has a northerly aspect which obviously is an advantage for those who want to see a pure powder snow. The resort also has facilities such as cafeterias, ski shops, and even equipment rentals.
Winter has never been this fun until you are in Madarao. So book your accommodations now and enjoy the best of what the place has to offer.