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Akakura Kanko Ski Resort Guide

Ski Japan - Niigata

Akakura Kanko Ski Resort Guide

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%

The Akakan Ski Resort area provides a variety of runs for all levels of skiers, from beginners to experts as well as a kids park. The best runs are on Akakura Champion if you are intermediate or better, but with more than 13 metres of snow annually, you’re guaranteed great skiing anywhere in this diverse ski area. This large, snowy area consists of two main ski areas where you can enjoy a four kilometre run from the top of the hill at 1,500-metre-plus. Or you can do whatever else fits your skills and interests: powder skiing, bumps, trees, terrain parks, or just plain cruising. At the foot of the resort is a small onsen resort area with a collection of restaurants, pension and shops. From the slopes a grand panorama spreads out, offering beautiful views of Lake Nojiri and, in the distance, the Sea of Japan.


  • 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

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Announcements & News from the Akakura Kanko ski resort manager

Information supplied 16 Dec 2017

Latest Snow Reportview full snow report

  • Issued:13 Dec
  • Last Snowfall:13 December 2018
  • Snow Depth (upper):
  • Snow Depth (lower):
  • Piste:-
  • Off-piste:-

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

10 WNW10
-1 °CF-Level
5 NW5
-1 °CF-Level
snow showers
20 W20
-1 °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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