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Nestled in the untouched landscapes of Japan, Tenjindaira beckons backcountry enthusiasts to explore its pristine slopes and revel in the tranquility of the surrounding wilderness. Tucked away in the mountains, this hidden gem offers a unique blend of challenging terrain, breathtaking scenery, and the joy of untouched powder runs.

Tenjindaira is renowned for its rugged and unspoiled backcountry terrain, making it a haven for those seeking an authentic and challenging snowsports experience. From steep descents to open bowls, the mountain offers a diverse range of terrain suitable for experienced riders looking to carve their paths in the untouched powder.

Escape the crowds and embrace the serene beauty of Tenjindaira. The remote location ensures a tranquil environment where the only sounds are the swish of your skis or snowboard on the snow and the whisper of the wind through the trees. Immerse yourself in the peaceful solitude of the backcountry.

Tenjindaira provides access to some of the most sought-after untouched powder runs in Japan. Venture beyond the resort boundaries, don touring gear, and ascend the mountain to discover the joy of carving through deep, untracked powder, surrounded by the untouched beauty of the natural landscape.

Situated near the iconic Mount Tanigawa, Tenjindaira offers breathtaking panoramic views from its slopes. Ascend to higher elevations for a spectacular vantage point, where you can admire the snow-covered peaks and valleys, adding an extra layer of awe to your backcountry experience.

While Tenjindaira is celebrated for its winter charm, its allure extends throughout the year. Witness the transformation of the landscape with the changing seasons, from the lush greenery of summer to the vibrant hues of autumn, providing a scenic backdrop to your backcountry adventures.

Discover the thrill of challenging slopes, untouched powder, and the serenity of the Japanese wilderness. Create memories that celebrate the spirit of Tenjindaira’s untamed backcountry beauty.



Super Express

From Narita Airport

After your arrival, passport and customs clearance, head downstairs to the basement level JR stations, located in both terminals of the airport. The most convenient train is the Narita Express (N’EX), which leaves roughly every half hour for a 53-minute trip to Tokyo Station. Tickets for the entire trip up to Echigo Yuzawa Station can be purchased here; JR East Passes and Japan Rail Passes can also be exchanged at the JR East Travel Service Centers (see below).

JR East Travel Service Centers at Narita Airport
JR East Travel Service Centers can be found at both Terminal 1 and Terminal 2 at Narita Airport. The Centers are open every day from 11:30 am to 7 pm, and handle the sale and exchange of the JR East Pass (available only to visitors from overseas on short-term visas of no longer than 90 days) as well as the Japan Rail Pass (covering all six JR regional companies, and which can only be pre-purchased overseas). Other services include ticket sales and sightseeing information.If the JR East Travel Service Center is closed, go to the JR ticket office. Hours of operation:
Terminal 1: 6:30 to 11:30 am, 7:00 to 9:45 pm
Terminal 2: 6:30 to 11:30 am, 7:00 to 9:50 pm
JR East Info Line
Telephone English information hotline for questions about JR service
Tel: (050) 2016-1603
Hours of operation
10 am to 6 pm; closed during the New Year holidays

From Tokyo Station

At Tokyo Station, head upstairs for the Hokuriku Shinkansen (the station is always busy, but all lines are well marked—just follow the signs).
Hokuriku Shinkansen trains depart from platforms 20 through 23; most trains stop at Iiyama Station, so you have many choices.

From Echigo-Yuzawa Station

At Echigo-Yuzawa Station, board the JR Joetsu line local train to Doai Station. It should approximately be a 25 minutes ride to Doai Station.

From Doai Station

From Doai Station, you can catch the local bus that runs between Doai Station and Tanigawadake Ropeway Station.  The bus ride takes a short 20 minutes each way. Once at the Tanigawadake Ropeway Station, take the gondola to the top of the mountain. It costs ¥3000 for an adult to make a round trip up and down the mountain. Tenjindaira is located at the top of the gondola.