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Appi Kogen, Hachimantai

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Ski Area Landmark
One of the largest ski resorts in Japan, spread over two mountains, Appi Kogen provides a complete mountain experience. Famous for its ski slopes, the complex also features tennis courts, soccer fields, and hot springs. Get lessons from experienced ski instructors and enjoy views of surrounding volcanoes, then ride on the resort’s lift service, which boasts three gondolas and 14 chair lifts, including three high-speed quad lifts and two surface lifts. The resort also offers family-friendly activites, with a children’s ski area, snow play area, and petting zoo, while housing a guest ranch and playing host to many concerts. Have a hit at the nearby Appi Kogen golf club, which has four courses. Make Appi Kogen a centerpiece of your Hachimantai vacation itinerary, and find what else is worth visiting using our Hachimantai trip generator.
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  • Appi is a "bubble era" resort, which means it was purpose built for skiing and is not centred around a traditional village. A huge hotel complex sits at the base, with modern facilities. Lifts are a m...  more »
  • We were a bit unlucky I think, as a lot of the runs on the mountain were closed due to a lack of snow - I believe a lot of them opened up after we left. The facilities look like they would be amazing ...  more »
  • Spent a week skiing in wide groomed as well as knee high deep ungroomed snow with hardly any queue at the chairlifts & gondolas on weekdays was pure indulgence. Ski runs were reasonably long and we ha...  more »