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Aoyama Sports Main Shop

130-1 Akakura, Myoko 949-2111, Niigata Prefecture
+81 255-87-2338
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Simple and easy

Picked us up from our accommodation (in the snow) so we could collect the board. We hired for 4... read more

Reviewed 22 February 2018
Rachel B
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Great service

I was impressed with the quality of service offered by Aoyama Sports. I booked equipment in... read more

Reviewed 14 February 2018
Rachel K
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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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“great service” (8 reviews)
“hired skis” (3 reviews)
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Hours Today: 7:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Suggested Duration: < 1 hour
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130-1 Akakura, Myoko 949-2111, Niigata Prefecture
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+81 255-87-2338
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Reviewed February 22, 2018 via mobile

Picked us up from our accommodation (in the snow) so we could collect the board. We hired for 4 days and ended up needing another half a day and it was easy to call and book. Good board, waxed and fitted well- no complaints! Thanks...More

Thank Rachel B
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Reviewed February 14, 2018

I was impressed with the quality of service offered by Aoyama Sports. I booked equipment in advance, and my queries were answered by email very quickly. I hired skis, poles, boots and a helmet for over a week, and was able to switch my skis...More

Thank Rachel K
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Reviewed February 11, 2018 via mobile

I m a beginner of snowboard. The staff are professional to give me advice on gear selection and settings. They are so nice and enthusiastic and helpful, even irrelevant to their services. Condition of equipment are good and price is more economical than rental shop...More

Thank Gary L
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Reviewed January 27, 2018

Hired ski equipment for myself and my daughter. The staff is super friendly and knowledgable. Quality equipment provided by local people. Highly recommended.

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Reviewed January 22, 2018

Aoyama had good quality ski equipment at reasonable prices. They were extremely helpful, spoke good English and had credit card facilities. Also got a discount if staying at the Red Warehouse. They also collected ski equipment from our nearby lodge at the end of our...More

Thank Kelly G
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Reviewed January 14, 2018

Aoyama staff were very happy to assist with our ski hire and some advice on the upcoming conditions. I have my own boots and we were not charged for this, unlike many resorts in Australia and New Zealand.More

Thank Kero56
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NONNON11111, マネージャー at Aoyama Sports Main Shop, responded to this reviewResponded March 28, 2018

Dear Kero56, Thank you for your kind review. That is true! I was very happy to assist you with some advice on the upcoming weather and snow conditions. We always think about what we can do to make our customer happy. We look forward to...More

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Reviewed January 13, 2018

My family and I went skiing at the Myoko Kogen resort for a few days and hired good quality skis, snowboards, boots, and poles from Aoyama. The staff there spoke great English and were friendly and helpful. They went above and beyond, giving us recommendations...More

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NONNON11111, マネージャー at Aoyama Sports Main Shop, responded to this reviewResponded March 30, 2018

Dear frankie232018, Thank you for visiting us and warm review. I really enjoyed talking with you and also trying to let you come to like Myoko. And I only want you to try and feel Japan-specific style and foods, since it was a rare oppotunity....More

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Reviewed January 11, 2018 via mobile

We spent 6 days skiing at Akakura and chose Aoyama because we happened to walk past it. We hired skis, poles, boots and helmets. The service was great - we were looked after immediately by the two friendly people behind the counter - and prices...More

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NONNON11111, マネージャー at Aoyama Sports Main Shop, responded to this reviewResponded March 29, 2018

Dear nicoled 2806, It was our pkeasure to have you visit Myoko and to assist you with the gear and our service. I want you to enjoy our variable snow conditions. So you are welcome to swap the gear any time you want. Thank you...More

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Reviewed January 6, 2018

Have just spent 4 days in Akakura skiing and snowboarding with our family and Aoyama was recommended by the lodge we stayed at. They kindly picked us up and took us to the rental shop and when we had to return to swap some gear...More

Thank debwilson8664
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NONNON11111, マネージャー at Aoyama Sports Main Shop, responded to this reviewResponded March 28, 2018

Dear debwilson8664, Thank you for visiting Aoyama Sports and for your kind feedback. I'm glad you were happy with our service. We will have the staff who speak English for next season and also make an effort to improve our English as well! We look...More

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Reviewed January 2, 2018 via mobile

Noriko-San and team took good care of us! We were there for a week and had no problem with our gear at all. At the end of a long ski day, we ended up at the wrong end of the Main Street and just didn’t...More

Thank PickyPeggy
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NONNON11111, マネージャー at Aoyama Sports Main Shop, responded to this reviewResponded March 28, 2018

Dear PickyPeggy, Thank you so much for visiting us and leaving such a kind review. It was pleasure we would store your gear overnight and I hope it helped make your stay more confortable. You are always welcome to ask me my favorite foods and...More

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