Ski info

When it comes to snow, Nozawa has something for everyone. From advanced to beginners, this place has everything you need to have a great time. We have assembled some links to help you plan your fun and don’t forget to take lots of pictures and videos!

Lift charges, hours of operations, package deals, and season passes!
Course recommendations, equipment shops, restaurant guide, kid activities and daycare.
Know before you go.
Need instruction, equipment or a guide? This section has you covered.

Nozawa’s only English backcountry guide!

It’s not just about the powder, see all the other fun stuff you can get into by the slopes.

Nozawa-Onsen, Japan
overcast clouds
69% humidity
wind: 2m/s N
H 29 • L 25
lessons & rentals

Need gear, a guide or lessons? Book everything you need here and get a nice discount of regular pricing.

Book your ski and snowboard lessons here – book early as there are limited English speaking instructors!
Do check your current ability level in the chart below before ski lesson’s enrolment.

Book your gear through us and get a 10% discount.  All gear provided by Nozawa Sport Thanx, which is a short 2 minutes’ walk away and right across from the main gondola station. You can book your gear here through this website or if you prefer, at the store itself. 
**Make sure to mention you are staying at Schanze Nozawa and get your 10% discount!

backcountry tours

Feeling adventurous and need an English speaking backcountry tour? We have guides that will take care of you here! Available from January 15th to March 31st.

Need stuff? We got you covered!
Here at Nozawaonsen, kids play too!
Don’t feel like exerting yourself? No problem! Cruise the mountain in the comfort of this snow tank! For more information see the events and activities link above,
Be carving that mountain. All day long.

Schanze Nozawa



6974-1 Toyosato, Nozawaonsen, Shimotakai-gun, Nagano-ken 389-2502



Tel: +819054930661 or +81269670615

WhatsApp: +81 90 5493 0661 (From 10 DEC 2023)