Nozawa Onsen Snow Resort has a wide variety of courses to suit all levels of skier and snowboarder - from gentle beginner slopes to challenging courses for more advanced riders.
From a summit of 1,650 meter, a total of 36 courses make their way down to the village. With a total of 21 lifts and 50 kilometers of courses to ride, Nozawa Onsen is one of the largest and most popular ski resorts in Japan.
Nozawa Onsen Snow Resort was also the host for the Biathalon competitions at the Nagano Olympics.
Everything is real at this, one of Japan's best large-scale snow areas!
You can enjoy fresh, soft, natural snow to your heart's content!
You can ski up until the Golden Week extended holiday at the beginning of May!!
Extending from the peak to the base of the 1,650 meter Mt. Kenashiyama, the vast Nozawa Onsen ski resort boasts a difference in altitude of 1,085 meters and a total area of ski slopes of 297 hectares, and is ranked as one of Japan's top ski resorts in terms of total area, history, and snow depth.
Slopes are connected by a moving walkway called the "Yu-road", as well as a total of 21 lifts including 7 high-speed lifts, the Nagasaka gondola-type lift, and the Hikage gondola-type lift. With 36 ski courses, a kids' park, a snow park, and a fresh snow area, all sorts of skiers from beginners to advanced skiers can get full satisfaction.
From Kawaichiya to Nozawa snow resort.
The ski area in Nozawa is very far from onsen town, so there are 2 connection lifts (Yu-road, Shinyu lift) which take you to the ski area directly. The both lift is 5-7 minutes away from Kawaichiya on foot. And there is a shuttle bus as well. The bus stop is 2-3 minutes away.
Please reffer to this TOWN MAP.