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Chalet Madarao offers a range of facilities and services including:

Free Wifi

On site restaurant and Bar - The Avenue

Boot Drying Room

Waxing and Tuning

Ski Rentals

Snow Monkey Shuttles

Ski and Board Lessons



The Avenue

The avenue

The Avneue offers a range of Australian and Japanese cuisine. Coffee, cocktails, beers and spirits are all available at the bar.

Open from 7am-11pm daily we serve Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner. Breakfast is available until 11am and the lunch and dinner menu starts at 11:15am. Coffee is available all day, and alcohol is served from 11am.

Click Here for our Breakfast Menu

Click Here for our Lunch and Dinner Menu

Click Here for our Drinks Menu 

Drying Room

Our drying room is located on the lower level. Please leave your boots in here. We ask you leave skis and boards outside, and to knock the snow off all gear before coming inside.

Waxing and Tuning Services

 We offer both waxing and tuning services. Skis and Boards must be dropped off by 7:30pm, and can be picked up the next day from 7:30am.

Prices are listed in the table below:


Hot Iron Wax

Basic Tune

Performance Tune





Basic Tune includes a hot iron wax, basic scrape and brush, and quick edge sharpen with diamond files

Perfiormance tune includes a performance wax, more diligent brushing, sidewall removal (when appropriate), and edge-angle filing to your specified angles.

Full Tunes are not available as we do not offer base grinds.

Ski Rentals

We have a variety of powder skis available. Skis with alpine bindings and frame touring bindings are available.

Prices are listed in the table below:

Days 1-3 5 7
Price ¥5000/day ¥4000/day ¥3500/day

If you wish to reserve skis in advance we can email you a stock list to choose from. Prebooked skis must be paid for in advance to confirm the booking.


Snow Monkey Shuttles

Visit the snow monkeys at the base of Shiga Kogen, roughly an hour away. Talk to our friendly staff to organise a shuttle.

Shuttles cost ¥24,000, can accomodate 6 people, and include return trip. 

Ski and Board Lessons

Ski and Board lessons are available in 1 hour blocks from one of our qualified, in house instructors.
Lesson times are availbale starting at 9am, 10am, and 11am. Generally only offered to guests staying at Chalet Madarao we offer a competitve rate of ¥11,000/hr.
Lessons must be booked by midday the day prior to the lesson.
Up to 4 students per lesson.