Welcome to NOZAWA ONSEN Snow Resort!

A True snow paradise! One of Japanʼs most superb and expansive winter sports areas.

Extending from the top to the foot of Mt. Kenashi (1,650m), Nozawa Onsen Ski Resort boasts an altitude differential of 1,085 meters and a total ski slope area of 297 hectares. Indeed, the resort ranks among the very top in Japan in terms of size, its history and snow quality.

The abundance of 100% natural, high-quality powder snow allows you to enjoy skiing well into early May.

The unlimited variety of slopes and courses, including the exciting Snow Park, guarantees satisfaction to snow lovers of all levels from the advanced to beginners as well as families, providing all comers with the ideal playground to enjoy the ultimate in skiing, snowboarding or whatever on-snow fun delights you.

News& Report

News& Report

Ski down course to bottom area

Dear customerSki down course from Uenotaira area is now hard condition by snow melt. We now recommend down road by gondola. Hikage gondola is open until 3rd. of April. Thank you for you...

Hikage area closed

Dear customerHikage ski area operation will close for season from 2nd of April due to snow melt.Hikage No.2 lift chair, Hikage triple lift chair and Nagasaka triple lift chair will closed by same reas...

Course closed information

March 21st~25th, Yamabiko B course will closed due to the competition. Thank you for your understanding and cooperation....

Naski shuttle service will suspend

From March 10th, Naski shuttle service will be suspend due to snow melt.Please use a "Yu road" to access the kids park and nursery in Hikage area. Thank you for your understanding and cooperation...

"Tomyo" Winter Night Festival

Sponsored: Nozawa Onsen Tourist association    Date:          March 5th(Sat.) 2016Place:         Hikage Ski areaSchedule    19:30~21:00...

Nozawa Information

Nozawa Information

Hours: 8:30 ~ 16:30 (17:00)
Night-time: ~ 20:00 (Please check schedule in advance. Need seperate ticket for Night skiing))
36 ski slopes & courses plus the snow park
Longest ski run: 10,000m (from Mt. Kenashi summit via Yamabiko Slope - Uenotaira
Slope - Paradise Slope - Forest Course - Karasawa Slope)
Altitude differential: 1,085m (Mt. Kenashi summit: 1,650m / Karasawa Slope bottom: 565m)
Advanced terrain: 30% / Intermediate terrain: 30% / Beginner terrain: 40% / Max gradient: 39° (The Challenge Wall of 39°)
Gondola lifts (2), regular ski lifts (18), moving walkway (1)

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