Canyons Snowsports School


Nozawa Snowsports School Yuzawa area Minakami area

Canyons Snowsports School can help you improve your style and skills. Our instructors have extensive knowledge of the local ski areas and offer personalized private lessons from kids to adults in Yuzawa, Nozawa Onsen and Minakami. Group lessons are also available at GALA Yuzawa and Nozawa Onsen.

Approx Travel time

  • Tokyo - Yuzawa(170km)  
    【Car】 2.5 hours 【Bullet Train】1.5 hours
  • Tokyo - Nozawa (255km) 
    【Car】 3.5 hours 【Train+Bus】 4 hours
  • Tokyo - Minakami(141km)
    【Car】 2 hours 【Bullet Train+Bus】 2 hours

Lesson Areas


GALA Yuzawa

GALA is ideal resort for beginners and is the only resort accessible directly with Shinkansen, allowing you to access from central Tokyo with only 77 minutes ride and making the snow experience easier than ever!


Naspa ski garden/Yuzawa

0 minutes to the slopes from the New Otani hotel, 
NASPA Ski Garden is a luxury resort exclusive to skiers!


Nozawa Onsen

Nozawa will promise you a ultimate ski experience with combination of traditional Japanese hot springs village and one of the largest ski area with super fine powder snow!

Ski & Snowboard lessonBackcountry tour


Hodaigi has a light snow and mellow slopes which are ideal for learning snowsports! Also a great area and fields for Outdoor Education trips!

Ski & Snowboard lesson

Other Resort

Lessons are also available in other resorts within each area. Please contact us by email for details.

Ski & Snowboard lesson