◆Opening period: December 23, 2023 – March 31, 2024 (tentative)
It takes about 20 minutes by car from the Myoko Kogen IC or Shinanomachi IC on the Joshinetsu Expressway.Tangram Ski Circus is located on the northwest slope of Madarao Mountain and is a snow resort where you can ski, play, and stay in one place, with excellent family facilities and services.
From Tangram Ski Circus official website
There are 5 lifts and 19 courses for all levels from beginner to advanced.You can enjoy the finest powder snow with a spectacular view of the Five Mountains and Lake Nojiri.All trails are connected to the Hotel Tangram, the base of the ski area, so even first-time visitors can enjoy skiing without getting lost.
The courses are carefully maintained to keep them in good condition, and each course is laid out in a way that characterizes it as a place where you can ski at your leisure, a place where items are concentrated, and a place where you can go fast.
With a full lineup of rental equipment and lesson schools, beginners and advanced skiers and snowboarders alike can enjoy skiing and snowboarding!。The ski area is also connected to the adjacent Madarao Kogen Ski Area, and the Mount Pass (common lift ticket) allows you to further expand your ski area.
Kids Park (from Tangram Ski Circus official website)
The Kids’ Park has a 40-meter moving walkway, and sleds, a bowler carousel, and other equipment in the park can be used free of charge by park visitors.
A dedicated 200-meter round-the-clock course right in front of the hotel offers a fast-paced snowmobile experience.
This Lake Nojiriko Terrace is a popular photo spot for those who do not ski or snowboard, as it offers a panoramic view of Lake Nojiri and the five Kitashin peaks from an altitude of 1,100 meters.
Tangram Madarao Hot Spring Open-air bath
In addition, there are a variety of activities that non-skiers can enjoy, such as a day spa to relieve comfortable fatigue and an indoor pool with a Jacuzzi.
■Address: 3575-8 Furuumi, Shinano-cho, Kamisuunai-gun, Nagano Prefecture
■Operating period: Monday, December 23, 2023 – Sunday, March 31, 2024
■Hours: 8:30 – 16:30 (8:00 – 20:00 if there is a night game)
※Night skiing every Saturday from January 6 to February 10,Sunday, January 7 and Sunday, February 11
■Fees: 1-day lift ticket/adults 5800 yen, seniors (55 and over) 5300 yen, elementary school students 3500 yen,Kids (preschoolers) 1000yen。4-hour pass / Adults 4,800 yen, seniors 4,300 yen, elementary school students 3,000 yen.Night ticket / 2,000 yen, pre-school children 1,000 yen ※A separate IC card guarantee fee of 500 yen is required.
Madarao all-mountain 1-day pass / 7,000 yen for adults and seniors, 4,000 yen for elementary school students
■Rental fee: Ski, board set/day: Adults 5500 yen, Elementary school students and younger 4500 yen.Wear 1 day / Adults 4,000 yen, Elementary school students and under 3,500 yen
■Ski Children’s Day Special
・Date：3rd Sunday from January to March
・Contents：Free lift service
・Target: Elementary school students and younger