Ski Japan - Akita

Tazawako Ski Resort Guide

Ski Japan - Akita

Tazawako Ski Resort Guide


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Tazawako Ski Resort Guide

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Slope Stats

  • 1186m

  • 608m

  • 578m

  • Acres of ski:-
  • Pistes:15
  • Snowmaking:-
  • Halfpipes:Yes
  • Terrain Parks:-
  • X-Country:-
  • beginner30%
  • intermediate40%
  • advanced30%

Tazawako in Japan (located in the Akita prefecture) is a medium sized ski resort with 9 ski lifts that offers skiers an impressive 608 metres (1995 feet) of vertical descent. Tazawako has 15 pistes. Tazawako is best suited for intermediate skiers and snowboarders but there is a also a lot of terrain for beginners and experts too. We have no information about the existence of any cross country ski trails at Tazawako. For snowboarders, there are one or more half pipes.. The nearest train station to Tazawako is at Tazawako.


  • Nearest Airport:-
  • Nearest Train Station:Tazawako
  • Tourist Office Phone:0187-46-2011
  • Tourist Office
  • Slopeside accommodation:-
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  • Season opens:
  • Season closes:
  • Lifts:9
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Latest Snow Reportview full snow report

  • Issued:16 Dec
  • Last Snowfall:
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Today’s Weather (882 m)view full snow forecast

moderate snow
20 NNW20
-5 °CF-Level
light snow
35 WNW35
-9 °CF-Level
light snow
40 WNW40
-9 °CF-Level

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Visitor Reviews of Tazawako

torihada from United Kingdom writes:

Tazawako is a nice resort but is dependent on snow fall. Wide pistes, with some black runs (mogouled though). Tazawako is a great place to learn and with fresh snow it's good. Kids ski school is pretty good and, unlike some resorts, the kid's lift pass is included in the cost of the ski lesson. Lifts are pretty quick and queues are short or non existent. If you're an experienced boarder/skier a days visit is quite sufficient, and I don't recall a terrain park.

Fantastic views over Lake Tazawako and the Nyuto Onsen is nearby - some of the oldest Onsen in Japan and if you're at Tazawako they're a must.

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