Tsugaike Kogen Snow Resort

12840-1 Chikuniotsu, Otari, Kitaazumi District, Nagano Prefecture 399-9422, Japan

With a backdrop of 3,000m mountains known as the North Alps, this splendid mountain scenery has plenty of snowfall, heavy snow accumulates often and is the main attractiveness for visitors. With a width of 1,200m it is well suited to families and beginners. The gondola is a distance of 4,000m you can ride it all the way to the top non-stop. Approximately 5km’s long, the ride itself is a sightseeing activity. The powder zone here is known as “Tsuga-Pow DBD” it also has an area for kids and beginners with a long course and onsen. From March Tsugaike offers heli-ski tours.

Resort information

Skiable surface: 196 acres
Average snowfall: 433 pouces
Lifts: 20
Trails: 14
Summit elevation: 1704 metres
Base elevation: 800 metres
Vertical drop: 904 metres
Beginner: 50 %
Intermediate: 30 %
Advanced: 20 %