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<Skiing ground guide 2020-2021> vol.8 Also pay attention to the gifts from Akakura Onsen Ski Area (Myoko City, Niigata Prefecture)!



The winter season has arrived! Introducing the latest information on ski resorts, mainly in the Joetsu, Myoko, and Hokushin areas. Also pay attention to luxurious gifts!

The only night business in the area!Akakura Onsen Ski Area December 17th (Thursday) -April 4th (Sunday)

“Akakura Onsen Ski Area” is adjacent to the Akakura Onsen district in Myoko City.There are 17 courses in total (50% for beginners, 40% for intermediates, 10% for advanced) on the spacious slopes at the foot of Mt. Myoko, and you can enjoy skiing on the courses that match your level.Known for its 100% natural snow and one of Japan’s most heavy snowfall areas, high-quality snow powder attracts skiers on non-compacted snow courses.There are many inns, restaurants, and hot springs around the ski resort, and it is also attractive to enjoy a full range of after-skiing.

From the official website of Akakura Onsen Ski Area


The slopes are wide and there are many gentle slopes, so even beginners and families can enjoy it with confidence.I’m glad that the lift fee for elementary school students is always 1,000 yen.Furthermore, on the 3rd Sunday of every month, “Ski Children’s Day”, a 1-day lift ticket for elementary school students will be free.

The only ski resort in the Myoko area is open at night, and you can enjoy skiing until 10 pm.Open at night from 5 pm to 10 pm.

<< Reader present >>For 10 “meal tickets” that can be used at Akakura Onsen Ski Area / Slope Restaurant!

[Application conditions]
Member registrants of sister site “Joetsu Myoko Town Information”
Click here for free membership registration ⇒ https://www.joetsu.ne.jp/form/

【Application method】
・ Email only (info@joetsu.ne.jp)
・ Please specify “Gift request” in the above address and send it with (1) name, (2) furigana, (3) gender, (4) telephone number, (5) address, (6) desired ski resort name, and (7) opinions and impressions.
・ Application deadline is January 11, 2021 (Monday / Holiday)


Address: Akakura Onsen, Myoko City, Niigata Prefecture
Business period: December 17, 2020 (Thursday) -April 4, 2021 / Night business December 19-March 13
Business hours: 8: 30-17: 00 / Night business 17: 00-22: 00
Usage fee: 1-day lift ticket Adults 4,900 yen, children (elementary school students) 1,000 yen
Ski Children’s Day: 3rd Sunday (for elementary school students and younger) Free lift 
Rental fee: Ski or snowboard + boots set 4,000 yen, children 3,000 yen      

The video is 2019-2020 “Akakura Onsen Ski Area”

Akakura Onsen Ski Area