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The best Japanese Ski Resorts

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Japan - Ski Resorts

Find out about the skiing in Japan, in our comparison of Japanese Ski Resorts, below. Sort by suitability, altitude, piste length, etc.

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September 20, 2021

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The Ski Resorts of Japan

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Ski Resorts in Japan
 Ski Resort Trails Top Beginn. Interm. Experts
Adatara Kogen-4,429ft---
Aizu Kogen Daikurayama-3,937ft---
Aizu Kogen Nango-3,281ft---
Aizu Kogen Takahata-4,068ft---
Aizu Kogen Takatsue10 miles5,413ft---
Ajara Highland-----
Akitaken Tazawako Kogen-3,937ft---
Alts Bandai-4,199ft---
Appi Kogen28 miles4,281ft3*-3*
Asahidake Onsen-2,165ft---
Asarigawa Onsen-1,739ft---
Aso Choei Jinko1 miles3,609ft---
Bandai Kokusai6 miles3,445ft---
Biwako Valley4 miles3,852ft---
Cupid Valley-3,215ft---
Daisen Kokusai-3,740ft-4*-
Dynaland11 miles4,692ft-4*-
Furano16 miles3,967ft3*4*4*
Gala Yuzawa-3,871ft---
Geihoku Kokusai-3,694ft---
Geto Kogen-3,510ft-3*4*
Gokase Highland-5,315ft---
Hachimantai Resort-3,281ft---
Hakuba 4715 miles5,315ft3*3*3*
Hakuba Cortina Kokusai-4,724ft---
Hakuba Norikura-4,265ft---
Hakusan Sena Kogen-3,642ft---
Happo One24 miles6,007ft3*3*3*
Hotaka Olympia4 miles4,298ft5*-1*
Inawashiro12 miles3,937ft-3*-
Karuizawa4 miles3,789ft---
Kawaba7 miles6,135ft---
Maiko Kogen14 miles3,018ft---
Myoko Akakura / Shinakakura19 miles4,954ft-3*-
Myoko Ikenotaira12 miles3,970ft---
Myoko Pine Valley6 miles3,100ft---
Myoko Suginohara15 miles6,086ft--4*
Naeba27 miles5,869ft4*4*2*
Niseko20 miles4,291ft3*3*4*
Niseko Annupuri8 miles3,793ft3*3*4*
Niseko Grand Hirafu-4,291ft3*3*4*
Niseko Kokusai Moiwa4 miles2,625ft---
Niseko Village/Higashiyama12 miles3,839ft3*3*4*
Norikura Kogen Onsen13 miles6,562ft---
Nozawa Onsen19 miles5,413ft4*4*4*
Oze Iwakura12 miles5,587ft4*-4*
Rusutsu25 miles3,261ft4*-3*
Sahoro Resort12 miles3,379ft4*3*1*
Shiga Giant1 miles5,184ft---
Shiga Hasuike1 miles5,233ft---
Shiga Higashitateyama4 miles6,463ft---
Shiga Hoppo Bunadaira4 miles5,194ft4*-4*
Shiga Ichinose Diamond2 miles5,610ft---
Shiga Maruike1 miles5,246ft---
Shiga Okusiga Kogen7 miles6,562ft3*-5*
Shiga Yakebitaiyama11 miles6,562ft4*3*4*
Shizukuishi21 miles4,495ft4*-2*
Tashiro Kagura Mitsumata22 miles6,053ft4*4*2*
Teine Olympia4 miles1,739ft---
Togakushi13 miles5,735ft---
Togari Onsen12 miles3,445ft4*-2*
Tsubetsu4 miles3,100ft---
Tsugaike Kogen21 miles5,512ft-3*-
Zao27 miles5,449ft4*3*3*

Which is the best Ski Resort in Japan?

To help find the best Japanese Ski Resort for you, we detail 94 Ski Resorts in Japan and rate them for Beginners, Intermediates and Expert Skiers, Families and Apres-Ski. You can compare altitudes, vertical descents and historical snow records to find the best Ski Resorts.

When do Japanese Ski Resorts Open?

See Season Opening Dates for Ski Resorts in Japan.


Our Japanese Ski Resort pages include Skiing Facts, Snow Reports and Forecasts (for most major ski resorts), local accommodation and online ski hire booking (where available) for 94 Ski Resorts in Japan.

You can find the major ski stations listed on the Top Japanese Ski Resorts page, ranked according to various criteria.