The Ski Resort
The ski resort is the largest of several ski resorts located on Mt Myoko not far from Niigata. The slopes of the ski resort are connected to the neighbouring ski resort Akakura Onsen and can also be used both with a corresponding ticket. There are 10 slopes in the ski area, the longest being 4.5 kilometres long. 40 percent of the downhill runs are suitable for beginners, 30 percent for advanced skiers and 30 percent for experts. Many different lifts - 1 gondola and several chair lifts - take winter sports enthusiasts up the mountain. In the ski area there is a ski rental as well as a ski and snowboard school available. The season runs from mid-December to early May. There's no such thing as night skiing.
- It is among the 3 most family-friendly ski Resorts in Japan.
- The vertical drop from summit to base is 2493 ft. The average difference in altitude between base and summit of Ski Resorts in Japan is 2894 ft. The highest point of the track is 4921 ft above sea level.
- The day pass at Akakura Kanko is JPY4,800 making it one of the 5 cheapest ski Resorts in Japan.