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Shiga Kogen-Yakebitaiyama Resort Guide

The Shiga Kogen-Yakebitaiyama resort guide summary is: Shiga Kogen-Yakebitaiyama has 8 lifts within its 86 Hectares of terrain that is suitable for all levels. Find location, trail maps and piste maps covering the mountains 460m of vertical range and surrounding area.



Shiga Kogen-Yakebitaiyama Resort Guide

The Shiga Kogen-Yakebitaiyama resort guide summary is: Shiga Kogen-Yakebitaiyama has 8 lifts within its 86 Hectares of terrain that is suitable for all levels. Find location, trail maps and piste maps covering the mountains 460m of vertical range and surrounding area.

Vertical:

Top: 2009m
Arrow
460m
Bot: 1549m

Best for:

Beginner level skier
Beginners/
Intermediates

Trails:

35%
45%
20%

Hectares of Ski:

86
Snowmaking: Yes

Shiga Kogen-Yakebitaiyama Lifts:

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  • ski lift icon6
  • cablecar icon2
Total lifts = 8
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Visiting Shiga Kogen-Yakebitaiyama

Helpful resort information to assist planning your trip to Shiga Kogen-Yakebitaiyama.

  • Season opens
  • Season closes
  • Accommodation
  • Restaurants | Bars
    7 | 1
  • Nearest Airport
    Narita (Tokyo)
  • Nearest Train Station
    Nagano
  • Tourist Office Website
  • Tourist Office Phone
    0269-34-3111

Shiga Kogen-Yakebitaiyama Features

The terrain at Shiga Kogen-Yakebitaiyama includes:

  • Halfpipes
    No
  • Terrain Parks
  • X-Country
  • Ski Hire

What's it like at Shiga Kogen-Yakebitaiyama resort?

Shiga Kogen-Yakebitaiyama is one of 19 areas in the Shiga Kogen group located in the Nagano Prefecture of Japan. It is a medium size resort with 6 lifts that offers skiers a respectable 450 metres (1510 feet) of vertical descent. Shiga Kogen-Yakebitaiyama has 213 acres of terrain providing 18 pistes and was the site of the Alpine ski and snowboard competitions during the 1998 Nagano Winter Olympics. All of the Shiga Kogen areas are covered under one lift pass to create Japan’s largest ski area. Yakebitaiyama is best suited to intermediate skiers and snowboarders, but there is terrain for beginners and advanced skiers as well. Yakebitaiyama keeps a well-maintained terrain park with numerous features to keep freestyle riders satisfied. A backcountry tour guide company operates out of Prince Hotels offering access to incredible terrain in Shiga Kogen and neighbouring mountains. Japan’s famous snow monkeys that can be seen bathing in hot springs are just a short drive or bus tour away. The nearest international airport is Narita (Tokyo) and the nearest train station is Nagano (where a bus then accesses the ski fields). Ski-in ski-out accommodation is offered by Prince Hotels.


Explore Shiga Kogen-Yakebitaiyama Location Map

Interactive Shiga Kogen-Yakebitaiyama trail map and piste map. View the piste and trails as well as the surrounding terrain and mountain contours for backcountry action. Find and compare nearby resorts by clicking on the resort markers.


When's the snowiest month to visit Shiga Kogen-Yakebitaiyama?

JanuaryAverage: 5.5 snow days per week
The snowiest week in Shiga Kogen-Yakebitaiyama is week 3 of January. There are typically 5.5 snowy days during this week with 70cm of snowfall. Check out the Shiga Kogen-Yakebitaiyama Snow History graphs below.


Visitor Reviews of Shiga Kogen-Yakebitaiyama

Overall: 3.5 Based on 7 votes.

  • Snowsure 4.3
  • Variety of pistes 4.3
  • Off-piste 3.7
  • Scenery 4.6
  • Apres-Ski 2.1
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