Ski Rentals, Ski School, Kids Lessons & Child Care in Myoko Kogen
There are numerous Myoko Ski School options, both adult classes and kids ski school classes. English-speaking ski instructors are available for both group or private lessons. There are plentiful establishments to arrange your ski and snowboard rentals in Myoko Kogen and at usually very competitive rates. Larger foreign boot sizes are not difficult to find (apart maybe from size 12 up!). It is highly recommended to pre-book all ski equipment.
Myoko Ski School, Myokokogen Ski Rentals
There are some excellent junior Myoko ski schools, kids activities, child care and snow playgrounds available at many of the Myoko Kogen Ski Resorts. You can check out all of the resort-based options available on the various resort pages (go to the resort listings in the top menu). Look in ‘resort stats’ for the child care and Myoko ski school links. Red Warehouse has a very good outline of Myoko kids services on their website. Note: not all of these options will include English speakers.
One example of English speaking ski school and rentals in Myoko Kogen is the Myoko Snowsports in Akakura. Another is Yodel Ski School in Akakura Onsen who also offer junior race training and kids programs.
Many Myoko hotels also have ski rentals on-site such as Canadian House in Myoko Kogen. Check out the Myoko accommodation options in Akakura Onsen, Akakan Resort, Ikenotaira Onsen, Myoko Suginohara and Seki Onsen for more details.
For those wishing to purchase their gear, secondhand and even new equipment can be picked up very cheaply at retailers like Off House (Motto: We love annoying jingles on rote tape) in Joetsu City (almost opposite Aeon Department Store – see map) or Second Street nearby to there. The train ride takes about 45 minutes from Myoko Kogen station. See here for details on how to get there. You can also buy ski gear in Tokyo beforehand if taking a Tokyo stopover.
See below for some of the better-known Myoko ski rentals and ski school options.
Ski lessons (in English) and ski rentals are available from Myoko Snowsports in Akakura Kanko and Akakura Onsen as well as childcare / kids ski school programs and photography services. Myoko Snowsports employ English speaking staff from Australia, Britain, New Zealand and Japan. Pre-book your ski equipment via the form here
Spicy Rentals Myoko
Spicy Myoko Ski Rentals on the main street of Akakura, close to many popular Myoko hotels, provides a variety of snow gear. From beginners looking to enjoy snow to experts looking for great Japan powder with fat skis, Spicy are sure that they can meet your specific needs and at a great price.
Ski rental discount coupon: Aoyama Sports in Akakura Onsen
Yodel Ski School
Yodel Snow School Video
Other Myoko Kogen ski school and/or ski rentals
- Akakura Ski School (Akakura Onsen)
- Uchida Sports (Akakura Onsen Village)
- Myoko Snowboard School (Akakura Onsen)
- Myokokogen Snowboarding School (Ikenotaira Onsen)
- Myoko Suginohara Ski & Snowboard School
- Toraya Sports (Akakura Onsen)
- Adamo Ski Rental (Akakura Onsen)
- Taiheyo Pro Ski School (Akakura Kanko)
- Matuhashi Sports (Akakura Kanko)
- Seki Onsen Ski Rental (Seki Onsen)
- Okamoto Sports (Myoko Suginohara)
- Myoko Ski School (Ikenotaira Onsen)
- Ikenotaira Ski Rentals
Know of other ski rental shops and/or ski schools in Myoko Kogen or want to advertise your business? Please let us know!