Hakuba

The Hakuba Valley is situated in the heart of the Japan Alps and offers an amazing combination of world class skiing, great powder runs and excellent grooming facilities.  From one end of the valley to the other, there are ten resorts accessing over 200 runs, with an  incredible variety of terrain for skiers and snowboarders alike.  From the southern end of the valley, Sun Alpina which incorporates three ski areas, to the linked resorts of Hakuba 47 and Goryu-Toomi, and Happo-One situated in the heart of Hakuba, to the northern end of the valley; Iwatake, Tsugaike, Norikura and Cortina.  This area also offers the “Onsen” experience; these hot springs are perfect after a day of skiing or boarding to soak away the aches and pains.  A wide range of day tours are available including the Jigokudani Wild Monkey Hotsprings, Matsumoto Castle and the Zenkoji Temple in nearby Nagano City.

Gateway City              Tokyo 274km

 

Why Hakuba

  • With eleven different resorts in the valley there is a plethora of runs to choice from all with the stunning backdrop of the Japanese Alps
  • Ski the Nagano Winter Olympics downhill run on Happo where Herman Maier came unstuck
  • Great place to take a down day and explore Zen Koji in Nagano.  It is the 2nd largest wooden temple in Japan

Hakuba 47, Goryu Toomi & Happo One Mountain Statistics

Summit 1831m
Base 760m
Vertical 1071m
Acres
Lifts 51 (3 resorts)
Runs 200
Average Snowfall 1000cm
Beginner 30%
Intermediate 40%
Advanced 30%

Additional Accommodation

Abest Hakube Happo Aldea, Abest Hakuba Goryu, AGS Chalet, Alpine Chalets, Alpine Condos, Alpine Tenshi Villa, Amo 54, Villa Antelope Hakuba, Aqua Alpine Hotel, Bamboo Tail Backcountry Guide, Beaver Lodge Hakuba, Hotel Hakuba Bergland, Bergtour Marukita, Chitosekan, The Hotel Cultured, Double Black, Fuku Chalet, Gakuto Terraces, Hakuba Hotel, Glorious, Hotel Goryukan Annex Square, Hotel Green Plaza Hakuba, Villa Happo Cottage, Happo Kan, La Foret Club Hakuba, Hakuba Landmark Happo Lodge, Hakuba Landmark Iwatake Lodge, Meteor & Brownie, Hakuba Mountain Cabin, Hakuba Mountain Lodge, Nagomitei, Hotel La Neige Honkan, Pension Nostalgia, Hotel Oak Forest, Oomuko Ryokan, Hakuba Panorama Hotel, Petit Hotel Enchante, Petit Hotel Hamac, Powderhouse, Powder Peak Hakuba, Powdersuites, Reposer Hakuba, Shakespeare Hotel, Hotel Sierra Resort Hakuba, Hotel Stelle Belle, Restaurant & Hotel Traumerei, Tsugaike Slopeside Chalet,  Yuki ki Lodge, Wadano Cottage, Wadano Forest Hotel