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Aoyama Sports

130-1 Akakura, Myoko 949-2111, Niigata Prefecture
+81 255-87-2338
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Simple good service can't be beaten

I was in Japan for business recently and found myself with a weekend to kill. Reports of some... read more

Reviewed 22 March 2017
Sydney, Australia
via mobile
Good price, good skis but come prepared

We were very pleased at the range of skis available and the price HOWEVER if you don't speak... read more

Reviewed 14 February 2017
Barbara P
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Blue Mountain Ski Sports (Aoyama Sports) is the largest ski rental operation in Akakura with the village's best selection and service. We have three rental shops in Akakura Myoko. You can book your rental skis and snowboard via this page at a discount price. All of our skis and snowboards are hot waxed before rental. Our staff are keen boarders and skiers with lots of local knowledge. We provide
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130-1 Akakura, Myoko 949-2111, Niigata Prefecture
+81 255-87-2338
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Reviewed 22 March 2017 via mobile

I was in Japan for business recently and found myself with a weekend to kill. Reports of some decent spring snow north of Nagano sealed the deal and I was on the next Shinkansen for Myoko and the nearby small ski town of Akakura. This...More

Thank Mirimar253
Reviewed 14 February 2017

We were very pleased at the range of skis available and the price HOWEVER if you don't speak Japanese come prepared with the DIN settings you need to be set as the person we had did not know this at allMore

Thank Barbara P
Management response:Responded 29 May 2017

Dear Barbara P, Thank you for visiting local rental shop and for your review. All our staff is an expert at skiing and snowboarding so we try to provide a correct skis for skiers level. But we sometimes ask femele costomers their weight to set...More

Reviewed 4 February 2017

I visited Myoko Kogen last week for one week of skiing and hired my boots, skis and poles from Aoyama Sports. The team were extremely helpful, and the quality of the gear I hired was great (I rented the newer styles, however you can also...More

Thank Kate H
Management response:Responded 28 May 2017

Dear Kate h, Thank you for visiting us and for your thoughtful words about Aoyama sports. I'm glad you could enjoy not only groomer but also powder this season since our customer could not swap skis to powder skis becaose of the lack of snow...More

Reviewed 4 February 2017

Rented my ski gear from Aoyama this week and was very pleased. I had no issues with my skis, boots, or poles as all were in great condition. This was the first ski holiday in a long time where I did not have to exchange...More

Thank Megan W
Management response:Responded 28 May 2017

Dear Megan W, Thank you for leaving such a lovely review about Aoyama sports. I'm glad you were satisfied with the quality of your equipment and our service! It was pleasure to make an effort to provide 100% customer satisfaction. We will keep trying our...More

Reviewed 4 February 2017 via mobile

The owners and stuff are very friendly and nice. And super helpful with things we needed. We appreciate them very much.More

Thank Xiao-Yen W
Management response:Responded 28 May 2017

Dear Xiao-Yen W, Thank you for your kind words about Aoyama sports. It was pleasure to provide excellent customer service to you and to store your skis until next morning. And I also enjoyed talking to you how your day was. I hope we will...More

Reviewed 26 January 2017 via mobile

We hired gear from aoyama for 3 days. We were looking for some powder specific boards and they had exactly what we were looking for and at the best price. Thanks guys. Really appreciate your help.More

Thank Tehomuera
Management response:Responded 28 May 2017

Dear Tehomuera, Thank you for visiting Aoyama sports and for your review. I'm glad to read we were able to assist with gear and the price. We look forward to seeing you in the near future to enjoy the powder. Kind regards, Noriko kaneko Aoyama...More

Reviewed 7 January 2017

I couldn't be more impressed with my experience with Aoyama Sports. The gear was in great condition. The price was the most competitive I found. The staff were so kind and helpful. I was a little late getting my skis back and instead of asking...More

Thank amie l
Management response:Responded 18 January 2017

Dear amie l Thank you so much for your lovely review. I was glad that you came back without any accident. The lift operation would have already closed at that time. We get a little worried if the customer would meet with a disaster or...More

Reviewed 6 January 2017

Amazingly helpful and friendly staff. We had a group of 5 and every request was handled perfectly. We had numerous changes during the week, with no problems. They pick the gear up at the end of the hire from your hotel, making it very easy....More

1  Thank Brett A
Management response:Responded 17 January 2017

Thank you for your review. We are glad that you enjoyed your time here in Myoko and that we could make your stay more enjoyable. We strive to provide 100% customer satisfaction. Thank you again for your time and look forward to seeing you again...More

Reviewed 31 December 2016 via mobile

My boyfriend and I rented the ski and snowboard gears from Aoyama sports rental store for 3 days. The price is very reasonable and we got brand new ski boots. The location is also very accessible. It only took us less than 8 mins carrying...More

Thank ngyinshan
Management response:Responded 15 January 2017

Dear ngyinshan, Thank you so much for visiting Aoyama Sports and leaving such a kind words about us and me!! I was glad that you and Ronald came back safely, when he let the snowboard go. And I enjoyed talking to you about Hong Kong....More

Reviewed 24 May 2016 via mobile

excellent and friendly service, no language problems, good material, comfortable location close to skiing area, will come back.More

Thank sydiear
Management response:Responded 15 June 2016

Dear sydiear, Thank you very much for visiting us, and for your positive feedback even though we had a bad season because of the lack of snow this winter. I hope we will see you in Myoko and enjoy deep powder snow next season! My...More

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