The Chubu region of central Honshu is home to the bulk of Japan's highest mountain ranges and has a high concentration of big name ski area destinations along with a lot of lesser known gems. Mount Fuji is within Chubu on the Pacific coast, along with the Kita Alps (also called the Japan Alps, or Northern Alps) closer to the Seas of Japan coat line.
Chubu is made up of the following well known prefectures (states): Aichi, Fukui, Gifu, Ishikawa, Nagano, Niigata, Shizuoka, Toyama, Yamanashi.
Moving through the Chubu region of Honshu is easy, with various Shinkansen lines and Highway bus routes linking Tokyo with major cities and regional hubs, there is typically more than one way to get to your destination. Check individual ski area destination pages for more info.