Ranking of recommended ski resorts in Japan│Introduced by area such as Hokkaido, Tohoku, Kanto, and Koshinetsu!

Ranking of recommended ski resorts in Japan│Introduced by area such as Hokkaido, Tohoku, Kanto, and Koshinetsu!
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On this page, you can find Ranking of recommended ski resorts and slopes big announcement!

Using the size of the ski area and the number of lifts as indicators Introduce information on popular ski resorts and slopes by region along with the introduction of "Japan's three major ski resorts" To do.

Skiing and snowboarding that can be enjoyed by children and adults regardless of age or sex Enjoy winter in Japan with winter sports will do.

What are Japan's three major ski resorts?

Ranking of recommended ski resorts in Japan│Introduced by area such as Hokkaido, Tohoku, Kanto, and Koshinetsu!

Dotted all over Japan, you can enjoy winter sports such as skiing and snowboarding in the winter. Ski resorts and slopes ”.

The ski resorts and slopes have " Japan's three major ski resorts There is something called .

The size of the area, the total length of the course, the number of lifts, etc. Ranking of ski resorts and slopes based on various conditions has been announced.

First of all, Ranking format for the 3 major ski resorts and slopes for each category Let's take a look.

Ski resort course area ranking

rank Ski resort location area
Shiga Kogen Ski Resort Nagano 425ha
Shiga Kogen Ski Resort Niigata 380ha
Niseko Tokyu Grand Hirafu Hokkaido 325ha

Ski Resort Course Length Ranking

rank Ski resort location full length
Nozawa Onsen Ski Resort Nagano about 10km
Yamagata Zao Onsen Ski Resort Yamagata about 9km
Myoko Suginohara Ski Resort Niigata About 8.5km

Ski resort ranking by number of lifts

rank Ski resort location full length
Shiga Kogen Ski Resort Nagano 49 units
Yamagata Zao Onsen Ski Resort Yamagata 33 units
Joetsu International Ski Resort Niigata 25 units

" Which ski resort are you going to this winter? If you are worried about this, we recommend choosing a ski resort and slopes based on the ranking above.

From here, from Hokkaido in the north to Kyushu in the south, by activity Japan carefully selected for each region / area Introducing recommended ski resorts all over Japan I will continue.


Recommended ski resorts in Hokkaido

Ranking of recommended ski resorts in Japan│Introduced by area such as Hokkaido, Tohoku, Kanto, and Koshinetsu!

It is the northernmost point of Japan and a sacred place for skiing and snowboarding, and is visited by many tourists from both Japan and abroad. Hokkaido ”.

In Hokkaido, which boasts a vast site area, About 50 ski resorts and slopes are scattered doing.

Good access from Sapporo Niseko Rusutsu ” and popular as a sightseeing spot “ Furano The surrounding ski resorts and slopes are popular.


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Niseko Tokyu Grand Hirafu Ski Resort

location 204 Yamada, Kutchan-cho, Abuta-gun, Hokkaido 044-0081
business hours Usually 8:30-16:30
Night game 16:30〜19:00
Business period Early December to early May

Rusutsu Resort Ski Resort

location 13 Izumikawa, Rusutsu Village, Abuta District, Hokkaido 048-1711
business hours 9:00-20:00
Business period Late November to early April

Furano Ski Resort Furano Zone

location 〒076-8511 Nakagoryo, Furano City, Hokkaido
business hours Usually 8:30-sunset (16:30)
Night game 16:30〜19:30
Business period Late November to early May

Hoshino Resort Tomamu Ski Resort

location Nakatomamu, Shimukappu Village, Yufutsu District, Hokkaido 079-2204
business hours Usually 9:00-16:00
Night game 16:00〜18:00
Business period Late December to early April

Kiroro Resort (Kiroro Snow World)

location Tokiwa, Akaigawa Village, Yoichi District, Hokkaido 046-0571
business hours -
Business period Late December to early May

Recommended ski resorts in Tohoku

Ranking of recommended ski resorts in Japan│Introduced by area such as Hokkaido, Tohoku, Kanto, and Koshinetsu!

It is made up of six prefectures: Aomori, Iwate, Miyagi, Akita, Yamagata, and Fukushima. Tohoku ”.

In Tohoku, where the amount of snowfall in winter is abundant, approximately More than 60 ski resorts and slopes are scattered doing.

There are many tourists from the Kanto region including Tokyo, Famous ski resorts and slopes in each prefecture has


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Hoshino Resort Alts Bandai

location 〒969-3396 6838-68 Seisuihei, Sarashina, Bandai-cho, Yama-gun, Fukushima Prefecture
business hours Usually 8:30-16:00
Night game 17:00-21:00 (Night game days only)
Business period Late December to late March

Appi Kogen Ski Resort

location 〒028-7395 Appi Kougen, Hachimantai City, Iwate Prefecture
business hours -
Business period Early December to late April

Kurobushi Kogen Snow Park Jungle Jungle

location 3170-164 Mizunashiyama Kannonji, Higashine City, Yamagata Prefecture 999-3723
business hours 8:30-17:00
Business period Early December to early April

Aomori Spring Ski Resort

location Ajigasawa Kogen, Ajigasawa Town, Nishitsugaru County, Aomori Prefecture 038-2793
business hours 8:30-15:45
Business period Mid-December to early April

Spring Valley Sendai Izumi Ski Resort

location 14-2 Takeyama, Fukuoka, Izumi Ward, Sendai City, Miyagi Prefecture 981-3225
business hours 9:00-22:00 (23:00 on Fridays and Saturdays)
Business period Mid-December to early April

Recommended ski resorts in Koushinetsu

Ranking of recommended ski resorts in Japan│Introduced by area such as Hokkaido, Tohoku, Kanto, and Koshinetsu!

Consisting of three prefectures, Niigata, Nagano, and Yamanashi, the area has the largest number of ski resorts and slopes in Japan. Koushinetsu ”.

especially," Niigata "When" Nagano ” is dotted with many famous ski resorts and slopes.

Due to reasons such as access from central Tokyo and good snow quality A spot where many skiers and snowboarders gather is.


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GALA Yuzawa Ski Resort

location 〒949-6101 1039-2 Chidaira, Yuzawa, Yuzawa, Minamiuonuma, Niigata Prefecture
business hours 8:00-16:30
Business period Mid-December to early May

Joetsu International Ski Resort

location 112-1 Kananosawa, Minamiuonuma City, Niigata Prefecture 949-6431
business hours Usually 8:00-21:00
Night game 17:00-21:00
Business period Early December to early April

Ryuoo Ski Park

location 11700 Yomase, Yamanouchi Town, Shimotakai District, Nagano Prefecture 381-0405
business hours 8:00-17:00
Business period Early December to early April

Shiga Kogen Yakebitaiyama Ski Resort

location Shigakogen Yakebitaiyama, Yamanouchi Town, Shimotakai District, Nagano Prefecture 381-0497
business hours 6:30-15:45
Business period Early December to early May

Fujiten Snow Resort

location 8545-1 Fujisan, Narusawa Village, Minamitsuru District, Yamanashi Prefecture 401-0320
business hours Usually 8:00-17:00
Night game 16:00-21:30 (Saturdays, Sundays, and holidays only)
Business period Mid-December to early April

Recommended ski resorts in Kanto

Ranking of recommended ski resorts in Japan│Introduced by area such as Hokkaido, Tohoku, Kanto, and Koshinetsu!

It consists of seven prefectures: Tokyo, Kanagawa, Chiba, Saitama, Ibaraki, Tochigi, and Gunma. Kanto ”.

In the Kanto region, Mountainous areas in the northern Kanto area such as Gunma and Tochigi Ski resorts and slopes are scattered around.

Most familiar for skiers and snowboarders living in Tokyo It can be said that it is a winter sports spot.


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Tambara Ski Park

location Tamahara Plateau, Numata City, Gunma Prefecture 378-0071
business hours Weekdays 8:30-16:00
Saturdays, Sundays, and holidays 8:00-16:00 (Same for 12/29-1/3)
Business period Late November to early May

Hunter Mountain Shiobara

location 〒329-2922 Maeguro, Yumoto Shiobara, Nasushiobara City, Tochigi Prefecture
business hours Weekdays 8:30-16:00
Saturdays, Sundays, and holidays 8:00-16:00
Business period Late November to early April

Kawaba Ski Resort

location 〒378-0101 Kawaba Plateau, Kawaba Village, Tone District, Gunma Prefecture
business hours
Business period Early December to mid-April

Gunma Minakami Hodaigi Ski Resort

location 3839-1 Fujiwara, Minakami Town, Tone District, Gunma Prefecture 379-1721
business hours Weekdays 8:30-16:00
Saturdays, Sundays, and holidays 8:00-16:00
Business period Mid-December to early April

Edelweiss Ski Resort

location Mt. Keicho, Kawaji Onsen Plateau, Nikko City, Tochigi Prefecture 321-2612
business hours 8:30-16:10
Business period Early December to early April

Recommended ski resorts in Hokuriku

Ranking of recommended ski resorts in Japan│Introduced by area such as Hokkaido, Tohoku, Kanto, and Koshinetsu!

It consists of three prefectures facing the Sea of Japan: Toyama, Ishikawa, and Fukui. Hokuriku ”.

in winter This area records abundant snowfall is dotted with many popular ski resorts and slopes.

In recent years, the opening of the Hokuriku Shinkansen has improved access from Tokyo and the Osaka area. The hottest winter sports spot is.

Ski Jam Katsuyama

location 170-70 Katsuyama City, Fukui Prefecture 911-0000
business hours Weekdays 8:30-16:30
Saturdays, Sundays, and holidays 8:00-16:30
Business period Mid-December to early April

Kanazawa Municipal Iouzan Ski Resort

location 21 Tekou, Tawaramachi, Kanazawa City, Ishikawa Prefecture 920-1108
business hours 8:30-16:30
Business period Early December - Early March

Tonami Yumenodaira Ski Resort

location 22 Genya Goya, Tonami City, Toyama Prefecture 939-1428
business hours 8:30-17:00
Business period Mid-December to early March

Kuzuryu Ski Resort

location 14-3 Sumino, Ono City, Fukui Prefecture 912-0217
business hours 8:30-16:30
Business period Late December to late March

Okuradake Kogen Ski Resort

location 〒923-0172 41 Ogoyamachi, Komatsu City, Ishikawa Prefecture
business hours Weekdays 8:00-21:30 (night game 17:00-)
Saturdays, Sundays, and holidays 8:00-21:30 (Night game 17:00-)
Business period Mid-December to Mid-March

Recommended ski resorts in Tokai

Ranking of recommended ski resorts in Japan│Introduced by area such as Hokkaido, Tohoku, Kanto, and Koshinetsu!

Consisting of four prefectures, Aichi, Gifu, Mie, and Shizuoka, located in central Honshu, Tokai ”.

The ski resorts and slopes in this area are located in Gifu, which is famous for its powder snow. Scattered mainly in mountainous areas doing.

In addition, it is located at the second stage of the world natural heritage Mt. Fuji "Snow Park Yeti (Shizuoka)" is also in this area. belongs to

Honokidaira Ski Resort

location 〒506-2252 447 Kute, Nyukawacho, Takayama City, Gifu Prefecture
business hours Special days 8:00-16:30 (Saturdays, Sundays, public holidays, New Year holidays (12/30-1/3)
Weekdays 8:30-16:30
*Subject to change depending on sunset and weather
Business period Mid-December to early April

Takasu Snow Park

location 〒501-5305 3086-1 Nishido, Takasucho, Gujo City, Gifu Prefecture
business hours 8:00-16:30
Business period Early December to early April

Dynaland

location 3035-2 Nishido, Takasucho, Gujo City, Gifu Prefecture 501-5305
business hours 8:00-22:30
Business period Early December to mid-April

Washigatake Ski Resort

location 3250 Owashi, Takawashi-cho, Gujo City, Gifu Prefecture 501-5303
business hours 8:00-17:45
Business period Early December to early April

Snow Park Yeti

location 2428 Fujiwara, Suyama, Susono City, Shizuoka Prefecture 410-1231
business hours 10:00-22:00
Saturdays and Sundays from 9:00
Business period Early October to late March

Recommended ski resorts in Kansai

Ranking of recommended ski resorts in Japan│Introduced by area such as Hokkaido, Tohoku, Kanto, and Koshinetsu!

Shiga, Kyoto, Osaka, Hyogo, Nara, and Wakayama, consisting of two prefectures and four prefectures " Kansai ”.

This area has Mainly in the mountains of Shiga and Hyogo is dotted with popular ski slopes.

Osaka city, etc. Popular with skiers and snowboarders based in central Kansai are collecting.

Gransnow Okuibuki (former name: Okuibuki Ski Resort)

location 〒521-0301 Okuibuki, Kozuhara, Maibara City, Shiga Prefecture
business hours 8:00-17:00
Business period Mid-December to Mid-April

up plane

location 59-78 Kurisuno, Hidaka-cho, Toyooka City, Hyogo Prefecture 669-5372
business hours 8:30-16:40
Night game: 18:00-21:30
Business period Late December to mid-March

Biwako Valley

location 1547-1 Kido, Otsu City, Shiga Prefecture 520-0514
business hours 8:30-16:30
Business period Late December to late March

Mineyama Kogen Resort

location 881-146 Kamioda, Kamikawa-cho, Kanzaki-gun, Hyogo Prefecture 679-3125
business hours Mon-Thu 8:30-17:00
Friday 8:30-21:00
Saturday 8:00-21:00
Sundays and holidays 8:00-18:00
Business period Mid-December to Mid-March

Hyonosen International Ski Resort

location 509 Narao, Yabu City, Hyogo Prefecture 667-1125
business hours 8:30-17:00
Business period Late December to mid-March

Recommended ski resorts in Sanin and Sanyo

Ranking of recommended ski resorts in Japan│Introduced by area such as Hokkaido, Tohoku, Kanto, and Koshinetsu!

It consists of five prefectures: Tottori, Shimane, Okayama, Hiroshima, and Yamaguchi. Sanin/Sanyo (Chugoku region) ”.

This area has Centered on Hiroshima and Okayama There are ski resorts and slopes where you can enjoy winter sports.

A slope with the longest running distance of 3200m, "Utopia Saioto" with the largest snow park in western Japan also belong to this area.

Onbara Kogen Ski Resort Panorama Slope

location 2037 Kamisaihara, Kagamino-cho, Tomata-gun, Okayama Prefecture 708-0601
business hours 8:00-17:00
Business period Late December to early March

Megahira Onsen Megahira Ski Resort

location 4301 Yoshiwa, Hatsukaichi City, Hiroshima Prefecture 738-0301
business hours 8:00-17:00
Business period Mid-December to Mid-March

Daisen White Resort

location 96 Oyama, Oyama-machi, Saihaku-gun, Tottori Prefecture 689-3318
business hours 8:00-17:00
Business period Late December to late March

Yawata Highland 191 Resort

location 〒731-2552 Nishihachimanbara, Kitahiroshima-cho, Yamagata-gun, Hiroshima Prefecture
business hours 8:00-17:00
Business period Mid-December to early March

utopia saioto

location 144 Saioto, Kitahiroshima-cho, Yamagata-gun, Hiroshima Prefecture 731-2314
business hours 8:00-17:00
Business period Mid-December to Mid-March

Recommended ski resorts in Shikoku

Ranking of recommended ski resorts in Japan│Introduced by area such as Hokkaido, Tohoku, Kanto, and Koshinetsu!

It consists of four prefectures: Kagawa, Ehime, Tokushima, and Kochi. Shikoku ”.

Although it is an area with a thin image of winter sports, Ski resorts and slopes where you can enjoy skiing and snowboarding in winter there is.

Of course, the highly satisfying slopes, Kids area where children can enjoy, night game sales, etc. You can enjoy winter sports like other regions.

Snow Park Unpenji

location 1974-57 Marui Onoharacho, Kanonji City, Kagawa Prefecture 769-1615
business hours 7:30-17:00
Business period Late December to early March

Kuma Ski Land

location 〒791-1204 Otsu 75469, Higashimyojin, Kumakogen-cho, Kamiukiana-gun, Ehime Prefecture
business hours 9:00-22:00 (until 24:00 on Wednesdays and Saturdays)
Business period Early December to mid-March

Ishizuchi Ski Resort

location 81 Nishinokawakou, Saijo City, Ehime Prefecture 793-0215
business hours 9:00-16:30
Business period Late December to mid-March

Ikawa Ski Resort Mt.

location 7326-129 Inai Nishihirayama, Igawa-cho, Miyoshi City, Tokushima Prefecture 779-4805
business hours Weekdays 9:00-16:30 (Night skiing 17:30-22:00, business day inquiry required)
Saturdays and holidays 8:30-16:30 (night game 17:30-22:00, business day inquiry required)
Business period Mid-December to early March

Recommended ski resorts in Kyushu

Ranking of recommended ski resorts in Japan│Introduced by area such as Hokkaido, Tohoku, Kanto, and Koshinetsu!

It consists of seven prefectures: Fukuoka, Saga, Nagasaki, Kumamoto, Oita, Miyazaki, and Kagoshima. Kyushu ”.

Although it is an area with a thin image of winter sports like the Shikoku region, Some ski resorts and slopes are open doing.

among others "Kuju Forest Park Ski Resort (Oita)" is the largest in the Kyushu region is famous as a ski resort and slope.

Kuju Forest Park Ski Resort

location 612-1 Yutsubo, Kokonoe-machi, Kusu-gun, Oita Prefecture 879-4912
business hours Weekdays 9:00-17:00
Saturday 8:30-21:00
Holidays 8:30-21:00
Business period Mid-December to late March

Gokase Highland Ski Resort

location 〒882-1201 4647-171 Kuraoka, Gokase Town, Nishiusuki District, Miyazaki Prefecture
business hours 8:00-16:30
Business period Mid-December to Mid-March

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The ski resort/slope data introduced on this page is current as of November 14, 2022. For the latest information, please check the official website of each ski resort/piste.

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