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Hakuba Valley, Japan

About The Resort

If you are not looking to book a group tour but would be interested in traveling to Japan on your own, we recommend you book directly with our Partner company, "Ski Japan Holidays"

As Japan's premier ski region, the Hakuba Valley offers more terrain, vertical rise, and advanced ski slopes than anywhere in Japan. Having hosted the 1998 Winter Olympic Games and numerous FIS World Cup events, the Hakuba Valley has a well-established international reputation as a world-class ski destination. From one end of the valley to the other and with 10 resorts accessing over 130 ski runs as well as providing access to incredible off-piste terrain of the Japan Alps, Hakuba's reputation as a serious skiers and snowboarders’ destination is well balanced across all levels. This combination of world-class skiing, abundant snowfalls, sunny skies, and over 9 ski resorts truly makes Hakuba Valley a precious gem among the rugged Japan Alps. From the complete novice to the expert skier, the Hakuba Valley provides some of the best skiing in Japan. Everything from gentle beginner slopes, to steeps, bumps, and long groomers, and of course, plenty of fresh powder. Happo One Resort is Hakuba Valley's premier resort, boasting some of the highest snowfalls and longest vertical pitches in all of Japan, while Hakuba 47 and Goryu's terrain challenges everyone from first-timers to experts. Tsugaike and Iwatake resorts are also well suited to the beginner and intermediate levels, with long cruising trails and plenty of powder runs for those who wish to explore. Hakuba's reputation as a serious skiers destination is well balanced across all levels, offering something for everyone.


Other Ski Resorts included in the Hakuba Valley are Goryu Limori, Norikura, Sanosaka, Jiigatake, and Kashimayari, all of which can be found at Ski Japan Holidays' webpage, japanspecialists.com

RESORT STATISTICS

Happo-One

GATEWAY CITY: Alpico       DISTANCE: 1 hour      ELEVATION: 2,493'-6,000'

# OF LIFTS: 23     # OF MARKED TRAILS: 13      LONGEST RUN: 5 miles

BEGINNER RUNS: 35%       INTERMEDIATE: 40%     ADVANCE: 25%     EXPERT: 0%

HIGHEST VERTICAL DROP: 3,514'


Hakuba 47

GATEWAY CITY: Alpico       DISTANCE: 1 hour       ELEVATION: 2,460'-5,500'

# OF LIFTS: 5     # OF MARKED TRAILS: 14 miles      LONGEST RUN: 2.3 miles

BEGINNER RUNS: 30%       INTERMEDIATE: 40%     ADVANCE: 30%     EXPERT: 0%

HIGHEST VERTICAL DROP: 2,605'


Iwatake

GATEWAY CITY: Alpico       DISTANCE: 1 hour       ELEVATION: 2,461'-4,229'

# OF LIFTS: 14     # OF MARKED TRAILS: 15      LONGEST RUN: 2 miles

BEGINNER RUNS: 30%       INTERMEDIATE: 50%     ADVANCE: 20%     EXPERT: 0%

HIGHEST VERTICAL DROP: 1,768'


Tsugaike

GATEWAY CITY: Alpico       DISTANCE: 1 hour       ELEVATION: 2,625'-5,591'

# OF LIFTS: 22     # OF MARKED TRAILS: 13      LONGEST RUN: 2.9 miles

BEGINNER RUNS: 35%       INTERMEDIATE: 40%     ADVANCE: 25%     EXPERT: 0%

HIGHEST VERTICAL DROP: 2,966'


Cortina

GATEWAY CITY: Alpico       DISTANCE: 1 hour       ELEVATION: 2,861'-4,600'

# OF LIFTS: 6     # OF MARKED TRAILS: 16      LONGEST RUN: 2.2 miles

BEGINNER RUNS: 40%       INTERMEDIATE: 30%     ADVANCE: 30%     EXPERT: 0%

HIGHEST VERTICAL DROP: 1,739'

Hotel Partners

Tokyu Hotel

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Featuring a public hot springs bath, aroma therapy services, and free parking, this hotel offers a free 2-way shuttle to JR Hakuba Station or Happo-One Bus Terminal. Rooms at the hotel include air conditioning, heating, a fridge, a flat-screen TV, toiletries, and a bathtub. Chamonix Restaurant features french cuisine, while the Manyo Restaurant serves Japanese dishes. Guests can also enjoy the 5 tennis courts located on the site.

Mominoki Hotel

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Only a 3 minutes walk from Kokusai lift, this premier hotel is noted for its luxuriousness. Each room features a fridge, an electric kettle, a cable TV, and free WiFi. 3 on-site restaurants are available, as well as a relaxing sauna, hot springs, and a game room.

The Happo Hotel

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This hotel is located in the town of Hakuba.

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