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Myoko Kogen Ski Area

Myoko Kogen Ski Resorts are spread out across Mt Myoko and the neighbouring mountains which include Kanna-San, Hiuchi-Yama, Yakeyama, Okura-Yama, Maeyama, Akakura – Yama and Mitahara – yama. Below these majestic peaks which stretch to 2454 metres above sea level the Myoko Ski area was born.

The mountain receives on average over 13 metres of snow every year which is dumped on Myoko thanks to the lake effect which is caused when Siberian winds sweep down across the Japan sea picking up moisture, when this moisture hits the mountains of Myoko and is cooled then you get beautifully dumps of quality Japan Powder.

The Myoko Kogen ski area consists of 4 main resorts and there are a few others available should this not be enough a little further away. These resorts are Myoko Suginohara, Ikenotaira, Akakura Kanko and Akakura Onsen, the final two make up the Akakura Ski Resort Area, and all of these can be accessed with the with the Big 4 all mountain pass. There are plenty of runs for all skill levels both skiers and boarders with the steepest slope being 38 degrees.

If you are looking for a powder resort after a big dump and that’s a little out of the way of crowds then Seki Onsen Ski resort is the place to go, the resort can be accessed by a daily shuttle that costs 1000 yen one way and is the best place to catch the fresh powder in Myoko Kogen. Tip – Go on a weekday to avoid the local crowds.
In total there are 2 Gondolas and 31 lifts across the Big 4 resorts and another 2 at Seki Onsen resort so plenty of riding to be enjoyed for all.

Big 4 tickets are available for 4500 yen per day and there is a Super Big 4 ticket that can give you access to the 4 resorts on the Big 4 ticket for up to 21 days the cost of the super big 4 is 35,000 yen and is fantastic value if you want to have a long holiday exploring this great area.
The Resorts on the Big 4 and Super Big 4 all Mountain ticket are:

Akakura Kanko Ski Resort Area

Akakura Kanko has plenty of beginner runs and some red runs, with only a couple of black runs. Featuring plenty of services and facilities allowing you to get the most out of your holiday.

Akakura Onsen Ski Resort

Akakura Onsen is well suited to families and less experienced skiers and snowboarders. Beginners will enjoy plenty of green runs, along with several wide courses for intermediates.

Myoko Ikenotaira Onsen Resort

Myoko Kogen’s Ikenotaira Onsen has one of Japan’s best snowboard park as well as having impressive tree and powder areas , the resort can be accessed from Akakura village by a free shuttle bus by using your Big 4 All mountain pass.

Myoko Suginohara Resort

Myoko Kogen’s Suginohara resort boasts japan’s longest ski run, it’s a short free shuttle from Akikura village and has 16 runs and a vertical drop of 1124 metres. The resort forms part of the Big 4 All mountain Myoko Kogen Ski Pass.

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