Myoko Kogen is the collective name given to a handful of ski resorts on the south-eastern slopes of Mt. Myoko (2,454m) in Japan’s Niigata prefecture. The area was been increasingly discovered by...
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- Restrictions on lift capacity
- Masks mandatory at restaurants, ski rental and shops
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The Ski Resort
With around 14 meters (46 feet) of fresh snow per season, Myoko Kogen is one of Japan's winter sport destinations with the highest chance of snow. The area is divided into nine different mountain regions: Myoko Akakura Onsen, Ikenotaira Onsen, Myoko Suginohara, Seki Onsen, Akakura Kanko, Myoko Ski Park, Madarao Kogen and the Tangram Ski Circus. Every part has its own highlights: While Myoko Suginohara boasts the longest run in the country with 8.5 kilometers, the steepest run in central Japan (38 degrees) can be found in Akakura Onsen Ski Resort.
Mogul slopes, long runs and powder of the first class - Myoko Kogen certainly has a lot to offer its guests. There are also several ski schools and child care possibilities for children.
Please note that the seperate parts of the ski area do not share the same ski pass. Different ski passes are sold, comprising either one or several of the area's parts.
- Myoko Kogen is among the 3 best rated Ski Resorts in Japan.
- Elevated between 2395 ft and 8051 ft, the Ski Resort is the highest elevated Ski Resorts in Japan. The vertical drop from summit to base is 5656 ft. The average difference in altitude between base and summit of Ski Resorts in Japan is 2894 ft. Most runs are therefore relatively long.
- The ski resort is the ski resort with the best snow conditions in Japan.
- Myoko Kogen features 6 sunny days on average per season. The average for all ski Resorts in Japan is 4 sunny days. January is the sunniest month with an average of 3 sunny days. This makes the ski resort one of the 3 sunniest in Japan.