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Ski Resort Naeba (Mt. Naeba) on Honshu: Position on map

Naeba (Mt. Naeba) Ski Resort

Yuzawa

Trail Map Naeba (Mt. Naeba)

The Ski Resort

Naeba ski resort is located near Yuzawa in Japan.
Naeba ski resort is located near Yuzawa in Japan. © Japan National Tourism Organization

Located in the Yuzawa region, the ski resort of Naeba offers tons of fun and opportunities on its 20 kilometers (12 miles) of groomed runs. The resort stretches across the foot of Mt Takenokoyama (1,789 meters / 5869 feet) up to the Naeba Prince Hotel's large complex. The FIS Ski World Cup has made the resort famous all over the world. The races were held here as recently as 2020. 

An indoor ski center for children can be found inside the hotel and is open until the evening hours. At the Family Snowland, you can take a break from skiing with activities like snow tubing and rides on a snowmobile. 

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Interesting facts

  • Elevated between 2953 ft and 5869 ft, the Ski Resort is among the 10 highest elevated Ski Resorts in Japan. The vertical drop from summit to base is 2917 ft. The average difference in altitude between base and summit of Ski Resorts in Japan is 2894 ft.
  • Average snow depth during the season is 70 " at summit elevation and 49 " at base elevation. Snow coverage is usually best during February, offering an average snow depth of 82 " at summit elevation and 61 " at the base. Therefore Naeba (Mt. Naeba) is among the 10 ski Resorts with best snow conditions in Japan.

Must-Ski Runs

Longest Runs

Mt. Takenoko-Naeba Prince Hotel
Length: km
Vertical Drop: 889 m
Talabfahrt
Length: km
Vertical Drop: 889 m

Most Difficult Runs

Takenoyama Trail
Length: 0.5 km
Vertical Drop: 180 m
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Nightskiing

Nightskiing possible

Videos

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Activities

Yuzawa is home to many hot springs that let you relax after a long day on the slope. The Prince Hotel's shuttle bus is available free of charge and takes about 45 minutes to the city center. Restaurants and cafes can also be found in large numbers in Yuzawa, as well as organized tours teaching you about the art of sake brewing. 

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Naeba Ski Resort
202 Mikuni, Yuzawa, Minamiuonuma
Niigata 949-6212

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Mountain Stats

Elevation2953 ft - 5869 ft
SeasonDecember - April
Opening DayDec 17, 2022
Closing DayApr 9, 2023
Capacity 25400 Persons/Hr.
Hours8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Lifts

15
12
3
Total 15

Skiable Terrain

12.4 miles
Easy
Moderate
Advanced
Ungroomed
Overall Slope Length 12.4 miles

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Rates

JPY7,000
1 day adult JPY7,000
1 day youth JPY5,400
1 day child free
All rates & fees