English Ski and Snowboard Lessons

Hodaigi is the biggest ski resort in Minakami and with a maximum elevation of 1400 m altitude is well known for its consistency and quality snow.

With a good variety of terrain ranging from mellow to steeps, will provide an amazing experience for all level skiers and snowboarders. If you are staring out in skiing or snowboarding then this is one of the best resorts to learn at.


Minimum age: 4 years old

Capacity per instructor: 1 - 8 participants

Pricing per instructor

  • 2 hours - 24,000 JPY

  • 3 hours - 30,000 JPY

  • 4 hours - 38.000 JPY

  • 6 hours - 50,000 JPY

(Extension per hour/instructor 10,000 JPY)


  • Lift tickets and rental are not included in the price.

  • 4 hrs or more lesson include shuttle service to and from the resort

Access Information

The Kanetsu Expressway (toll road) runs through Minakami. The journey from Nerima IC in northern Tokyo to Minakami IC will take approximately 2 hours without traffic.  Hodaigi Ski Resort is located 19km away from Minakami IC.

Address: 3839-1 Fujiwara, Minakami-machi, Tone-gun Gunma, Japan

*Shuttle service is available on weekends from JR Jomo-Kogen station and JR Minakami station. See time table here.

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