Shiga Kogen is situated in the heart of the Johshinetsu Kogen National Park and is by far the largest ski resort in Japan, with 21 interlinked resorts all on one lift ticket! Shiga covers a huge area and offers a great diversity of natural terrain. Famous for its grand scale, ranging ski terrain, amazing panoramic view and powder quality snow, Shiga Kogen is the ultimate destination for the keen skier and snowboarder who is in search of the best powder snow.
Shiga has one of the longest seasons in Japan with consistent snow conditions. The extensive lift network enables skiers and boarders to easily move around from one resort to the next. There is also a good shuttle bus system running non-stop between resorts. Yakebitai Yama is the most modern of all the resorts at Shiga and offers customers, fantastic facilities, fast lifts and a great variety of terrain. Yakebitai and the adjoining resort Okushiga are a pleasure to ski, with many wide long runs as well as some great tree skiing.
Adjoining Yakibtaiyama is Ichinose resort and village, which is the best and most central location in Shiga Kogen to be based. Within Ichinose Village a good variety of accommodation is available, the Sunroute Hotel with its extensive facilities caters well to families and those seeking mid range lodging. Hotel Mount Shiga near the slopes, offers comfortable budget style lodging. For the most exclusive and intimate lodging at Shiga Kogen the Grand Phoenix Hotel situated on the slopes of Oku Shiga is the property of choice.
Consisting of over 21 ski fields and 70 plus lifts, gondolas, rope-ways and tows, Shiga Kogen is by far the largest ski resort in Japan.
With merely one IC lift pass, all 21 interlinked ski fields beckon, offering you with the largest winter playground imaginable.
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8.00am – 11.00pm
Average Max Snow Depth:
1 Tram, 4 Gondolas, 14 Quads, 7 Triples, 35 Doubles, 6 Singles