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Shiga Kogen Ski Area, Yamanouchi-machi
(4.5/5 based on 260+ reviews on the web)
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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  • As you know, Japan's largest big ski area is. And has led more than 20 ski slopes, except for some movement is possible only in skiing, snowboarding. Even or flat parts and light climbing slopes between and access is no good.
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  • You can move if so inclined, from okushiga area until the Sun Valley area skiing to twenty without taking off. Reverse route is available. It is hard wearing ski climbing. (I did not. … Endurance not so good years! ) Is also enjoying over the various areas is good in one area, but good. Snow is good so change the landscape. Known resting place of food and service, so find your own favorites. So here are the border of Gunma and Nagano prefectures, enlarge the map! Nozawa Onsen Ski Resort and Shiga-Kogen ski area and Manza Onsen Ski resort, Kusatsu Onsen ski area until can be summarized in one area, it? I just would feel paranoid and impossible? Shiga Kogen ski area is unfortunately accommodation to stay. I feel less good places. But if developed as a ski resort to enjoy the traditional lodgings to Kusatsu Onsen of Nozawa Onsen in Yudanaka. down the mountain! Bear, I believe few places like hot springs in the water area, repeat regardless of the season. I feel no 二 one as only one in each area. (Is my selfish thoughts. There is repeating. ) Probably in the past (when skiing is popular and Olympic) in I feel of the period when the attraction was still owned by a? Feel. "To have one of the largest ski areas in the Mainland. "Small hotel's efforts to attract, chitin and effort and cost to people is there is nothing working in the cleaning and facilities repair, renovation, meals, lodging, etc.. "Need to carefully selected accommodation will leave good memories. 」
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  • Visited Shiga Kogen for 5 days in Feb 2016, and despite the season being relatively lean by local standards, it was still incredible by Australian standards. Crowds - very small except for Saturday Sn...  more »