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Lotte Arai Resort (Myoko City, Niigata Prefecture) / vol.12

2021.12.21

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An overwhelming amount of snow and one of the best unpressurized snow areas in Japan December 18 – May 15 (schedule)

Lotte Alai Resort is a seven-minute drive from the Arai Smart IC on the Joshinetsu Expressway. The concept of the resort is “a genuine luxury mountain resort,” and in the past it has won Japan’s Best Ski Resort 2020 at the World Ski Awards, making it one of Asia’s top-class ski resorts recognized worldwide.

The stage for skiing is the eastern slope of Mt. Oogenashi, 1428 meters above sea level. This place is also known for having the largest scale unpressurized snow in Japan, The so-called powder snow, it is also known for its fun.

Lotte Arai Resort from the official website

There are a total of 14 courses (beginner 36%, intermediate 36%, advanced 21%, super advanced 7% ). Follow the five courses, the longest run distance is 7 kilometers, so you can enjoy a long ride.

The overwhelming amount of snow and one of the largest unpressurized free riding zones in Japan, there are 10 areas in total(intermediate 20%, advanced 60%, super advanced 20%).  Today, domestic skiers dominate the area due to the Corona disaster, but in the past, would come to the area in search of powder snow, it was crowded with many foreign tourists. ※There are some courses that cannot be skied depending on the season.


With the great nature of Mt. Oogenashi, On a clear day, you can see the ocean from this magnificent location, you will have a unique and wonderful time.

The video shows the Lotte Alai Resort ski resort in 2019-2020.

Data

Address:1966 Ryosenji, Myoko City, Niigata Prefecture
Business Period:December 18, 2021 (Sat.) – May 15, 2022 (Sun.)
Business Hours:8:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m./Night skiing days (high season): 4:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Usage fee
・Early season (Dec. 18 – Dec. 24)Lift 1 day pass 19-59 years old 4,500 yen, 7-18 years old 3,200 yen, Over 60 years old 3,800 yen
・High season (Dec. 25 – Mar. 21)Lift 1 day pass 
19-59 years old 6,000 yen, 7-18 years old 3,800 yen, Over 60 years old 5,000 yen, /Night game ticket 19-59 years old 3,000 yen, 7-18 years old 1,800 yen, Over 60 years old 2,500 yen
・Spring Season (Mar. 22-May. 15)Lift 1 day pass 19-59 years old 4,500 yen, 7-18 years old 3,200 yen, Over 60 years old 3,800 yen
In addition to the above, 2-day and 3-day lift tickets are available.
Rental Fees:Standard set (Skis, boots, poles or snowboard, boots)1 day Ages 13 and up 5,500 yen, Under 12 years old 4,000 yen, Other items can be borrowed separately.

Ski Children’s Day Special

■Contents:Free lifts, half-price rentals, snow school discount (group lessons, limited number of students)
■Target:Below elementary school students
■Date of implementation:3rd Sunday of December to March

スポット名

Address: 1966 Ryosenji, Myoko City, Niigata Prefecture
Tel: 0255-75-1100
Access: <Car>7 minutes on a public road from the Arai Smart IC on the Joshinetsu Expressway
URL: https://www.lottehotel.com/arai-resort/ja.html/

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