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Akakura Kanko Ski Resort Guide

Ski Japan - Niigata

Akakura Kanko Ski Resort Guide

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Akakura Kanko Ski Resort Guide (Akakura-Shin-Akakura)

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Slope Stats

  • 1511m

  • 850m

  • 661m

  • Acres of ski:-
  • Pistes:15
  • Snowmaking:-
  • Halfpipes:Yes
  • Terrain Parks:-
  • X-Country:-
  • beginner60%
  • intermediate25%
  • advanced15%

Akakura Kanko (Akakan), located in the Niigata prefecture of Japan, is connected to Akakura Onsen to make a large resort with 19 lifts (7 on Kanko side) that offers skiers an impressive 850 metres (2790 feet) of vertical descent. Akakura Kanko/Onsen has 304 acres of terrain over 30 pistes (15 on the Kanko side). The area is best suited to beginner skiers and snowboarders but there is some terrain for both expert and intermediates. For snowboarders, there are one or more half pipes. The nearest train station to Akakura Kanko/Onsen is at Myoko Kogen.


  • Nearest Airport:Narita (Tokyo)
  • Nearest Train Station:Myoko Kogen
  • Tourist Office Phone:0255-87-2481
  • Tourist Office
  • Slopeside accommodation:-
  •   1
  •   -


  • Season opens:
  • Season closes:
  • Lifts:7 (inc 6 chair lifts)
  •   1
  •   6

Announcements & News from the Akakura Kanko ski resort manager

Latest Snow Reportview full snow report

  • Issued:11 Dec
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  • Off-piste:-

Today’s Weather (1086 m)view full snow forecast

heavy snow
40 W40
-5 °CF-Level
light snow
30 W30
-6 °CF-Level
light snow
30 W30
-6 °CF-Level

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Visitor Reviews of Akakura Kanko

Nicholas Klar from Japan writes:

Akakura is probably the area's most popular resort. It has a wide variety of terrain, good powder snow for much of the season and a cute little ski village for hot springs, bars and souvenir shopping. For more information search for 'akakura onsen' or try or (English)

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