Kagura Ski Resort, Yuzawa-machi

4.5
#2 of 110 in Parks in Niigata Prefecture
Glide down a 6,000 m (19,685 ft) run surrounded by crisp white peeks at Kagura Ski Resort. Over 22 modern ski lifts provide an enjoyable and exciting ski experience, suitable for both beginners and intermediate skiers and snowboarders. Off-piste and backcountry sites offer plenty of opportunities for the highly experienced visitors and adrenaline junkies. Minimal elevation of 620 m (2034 ft) ensures plenty of snow even in the spring, while the vista from highest point at 1,845 m (6,053 ft) wows both amateur and professional shutterbugs. Onsite rental outlets provide equipment to snow sports fans arriving without their own gear. Plan to visit Kagura Ski Resort and other customer-reviewed, writer-recommended Yuzawa-machi attractions using our Yuzawa-machi trip itinerary builder app .
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  • Arrive in two hours from Tokyo by Shinkansen bullet train and bus access goodness. Long ski season, ski school are so entirely alone ski lessons to go. Gondola station walking has plenty of accommodation, ski 宿ば only take complaints.
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  • It was amazing to still be able to snowboard when the weather was starting to feel like summer (and actual sweltering heat in Tokyo). Really enjoyed Kagura, the slopes are steep for beginners, and als...  more »
  • Kagura Ski Resort still have snow even in spring. But because slopes are moderate temperatures, hot, exhausted. And it's fall and bechobecio. Freak spring snow so imagine it is, even to the skiers so fun it (laughs)
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Where to stay in Yuzawa-machi

As a popular ski resort town, Yuzawa-machi offers plenty in the way of accommodations, all close to the main attractions. Following the route cut across the landscape by the train line, the main high-rise hotels and guesthouses cluster around the stations. Individual ski resorts have lots of lodgings, including onsite hotels and rental apartments. To indulge in the traditional Japanese pastime of replenishing energy levels at a hot spring spa, look out for options featuring an onsen; many hotels, ryokans, and ski resorts offer this pleasant amenity.
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