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Shiga Kogen Ski Area, Yamanouchi-machi

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Ski Area
Hit the slopes at Shiga Kogen Ski Area, a vast, snow-covered area consisting of 21 connected ski resorts that all accept the same lift pass. Snow sports enthusiasts and beginners alike can be certain of the professional standard of the ski area, which hosted various competitions during the 1998 Winter Olympics. Its rich variety of trails, downhills, and jumps spreads across an enormous 600 ha (1,483 ac) of terrain. The surrounding national park offers plenty of off-slope entertainment, with hot springs and a monkey sanctuary, where snow monkeys bathe in the hot springs. Make Shiga Kogen Ski Area part of your personalized Yamanouchi-machi itinerary using our Yamanouchi-machi vacation generator.
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  • Have been to ski in korea but this place have much better snow for ski. It is bigger and have different type of slopes. The snow feel very powdery and it was freezing cold. Bring your own food if you ...  more »
  • Friendly ski lift helpers three times to the top. Very beautiful natural viewing of the pine trees, mountain terrain and snow all over! Sipping tasty and warming coffee and tea with toasted crumpets s...  more »
  • We ate lunch at the lodge. Their katsu curry was so delicious! Then we caught the ski lift to the very top of the mountain. We relaxed at the crumpet restaurant. The crumpets and coffee were very good...  more »