The forest surrounding Nozawa unfolds to give endless hiking possibilities. You can check out all those places you thought about venturing in Winter. Maybe even find a lost ski or Go Pro!
These guys are on the lookout for Mountain Vegetables to make into Tempura for their lunch. You can take guided tours too from the Tourist office in town. There are lots of wild vegetables that are edible and taste delicious but best to go with one of the elder members of the village so you know you are picking the right things….