Madapow Archives - Kuma Lodge

Five Reasons Why You Need to Visit Madarao Japan This Winter

Madarao is one of the true hidden gems of the Japanese Alps. Largely undiscovered by Western snow tourists – Madarao offers everything from deep powder, family friendly fun, empty ski runs, cheap lift passes, culinary delights and a truly authentic Japanese experience. Epic Snow: World class snow, dual mountain ‘Powder Pass’ to access Madarao Mountain Resort & Tangram Ski Circus... READ MORE

‘No Pow Police, Just Pow’ JapanSnowtripTips

JapanSnowtripTips review of Madarao Kogen. Of great importance for pow seekers, unlike many Japanese ski areas still maintaining archaic official closed-door-policies concerning off-trail access, Madarao Kogen openly welcomes you to enjoy the powdery bliss across a vast percentage of ungroomed rideable terrain. Although not fully an undiscovered powder paradise as domestic Japanese and overseas visitors have had this North Nagano... READ MORE