I’ve been to snowshoeing near Osaka.
It’s back country of Biwako valley ski ground,
takes about 2 hours to get there. lots of snows.
Nice views, No tracks, Silence, Enjoy Hot wines in the snow !
This winter season has lots of snows in Japan.
You can enjoy snow until end of March.
These ares useful information of Ski trip in Japan.
Niseko Ski Tour http://www.nisekoski.com.au/
Niseko Information http://www.niseko.ne.jp/en/index.html
Nice hostel in Sapporo http://tpa.spirallife.jp/english/index.html
Cheap Air ticket to Hokkaido from Kobe http://www.skymark.jp/en/
Hakuba info (http://vill.hakuba.nagano.jp/english/index.html)
Enjoy champagne powder snow!
After that stop by HOSTEL 64!