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Myoko Kogen offers some of the most outstanding skiing in all of Asia with an average base of four metres and snow walls sometimes building up to more than three metres high at the height of the season.
Nozawa Onsen is a charming hot spring village that has more recently gained popularity for it's famous fire festival as well as the local ski area that features a great variety of terrain & amazing snow.
A visit to the Nagano area would not be complete without seeing the Japan Snow Monkeys bathing in hot springs at the Jigokudani Wild Monkey Park.
The Daily Flake is the place to get your snow reports & forecasts for skiing in Myoko-kogen, Hakuba and Nozawa Onsen & other nearby Nagano ski resorts.
The Heart of Japan has been the leading English information guide for the Japan Alps since 2003. We are locals and know the region well so trust us for all your requirements. Find extensive information on Myoko Kogen, Nozawa Onsen, Madarao, Hakuba, the Japan Snow Monkeys, Togakushi Village, Matsumoto Castle, Zenkoji Temple and Lake Nojiri just to name a few. Check the largest number of accommodation choices (500+) for Myoko Kogen, Shiga Kogen, Hakuba, Nozawa Onsen, Madarao, Nagano City, Snow Monkeys, Togakushi and many more. We also bring you the most up to date Myoko ski info, loads of local maps, webcams from throughout the region as well as daily on the ground snow reports from Nozawa Onsen, Myoko Kogen and Hakuba via the new DailyFlake.