Looking to catch the slopes for a day or weekend getaway all the way through May? Look no further than Tokyu Resorts’ Grandeco Snow Resort and Tamabara Ski Park – both located within a few hours from Yokota Air Base.
Celebrate this St. Patrick’s Day in style by taking a trip with Outdoor Recreation (ODR) to Grandeco. Check out ODR’s brochure at YokotaFSS.com/ODR for more information. Visit ODR to sign up today!
Grandeco Snow Resort
Situated about three-and-a-half hours away from Yokota Air Base in Fukushima Prefecture, Grandeco offers a wide variety of slopes for both beginner and intermediate levels. Their expansive central course specifically caters to those who want to practice new skills or are just getting accustomed to skis or snowboards. Grandeco’s main lift is conveniently equipped with gondolas, so patrons can enjoy the resort’s view in a wind-protected cabin as they get to the top of the mountain.
For those seeking to improve their ski or snowboarding skills, Grandeco provides professional lessons which cover the basic techniques necessary to conquer the slopes. Training is provided in both English and Japanese languages. Check in advance for class’s availability.
Craving delicious cuisine after hitting the slopes? Visit Grandeco’s food court which features a variety of Japanese and Western foods as well as a stand with delicious Japanese-style crepes. Choose from over a dozen flavors both sweet and salty.
Tambara Ski Park
Just a two-hour drive away from Yokota Air Base, Tambara Ski Park is a wonderful snow paradise featuring a gorgeous view of Lake Tambara. Located in northern Gunma Prefecture, Tambara has incredible powder conditions all season long – perfect for families and beginners.
During the summer months, Tamabara becomes a breathtaking lavendar park with stunning purple flowers in full bloom covering the slopes.
Check out the Tokyu Snow Resorts map below for the address and phone number of each resort.