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Alts Bandai

Alts Bandai3/51
Alts Bandai3 out of 5 based on 1 reviews
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Powder Odyssey - chase the powder in Northern Honshu
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Alts Bandai - Reviews

Alts Bandai - Reviews

A Modern Resort

POWDERHOUNDS.COM26/06/2014
  • Recommend
  • Would Revisit
  • Rider Type
    Skier
  • Rider Level
    Expert
  • Rider Age
    36-50

A Modern Resort

POWDERHOUNDS.COM26/06/2014
We visited Alts on a weekend as part of a Powder Odyssey tour. Amongst many other benefits, one pro of heading there with Powder Recon was that they knew how to respectfully head into the off-piste areas without annoying the ski patrollers. The runs through the reasonably spaced trees were rather short before they popped back out onto a run, but other than the occasional creek, the areas were easy to navigate. The runs weren’t steep but plenty of fun because the freshies were all ours!

After playing in the off-piste areas where it was deserted, it was a bit of a shock to return to the front-side and see all the masses on the slopes and at the base areas. The long queue to the creperie was particularly remarkable!

We stayed at the hotel which was just beautiful and very modern (which seems somewhat of a rarity at many Japanese ski resorts), and the buffet dinner was impressive.

We could recommend this resort for powder hounds for a day or two, or for families for 3-4 days in combination with other ski resorts (if lessons are required, you’d need to pay the premium for private lessons).