Niseko and Hakuba are, for most slope-enthusiasts heading to Asia, the main ski destinations in the land of the rising sun! And although both are cloaked by endless layers of powdery snow and lavish après ski facilities, things can get a bit too crowded –or a bit too expensive. Luckily, Japan boasts heaps of ski resorts for snow-lovers of all sizes and levels!

Gear up and plan the best winter adventure for the gang at any of these ski resorts you didn’t know about! Here are 10 amazing ski resorts beyond Hakuba and Niseko that cater to kids and families. See you on the slopes!

Want information on Niseko and Hakuba? No probs! Check out our one-stop guides:

Click here for Little Steps Asia’s Hakuba Guide

Click here for our Family-Friendly Guide To Niseko