Ski-Hakuba-Japan.com – Skiing in Japan
Ski Hakuba Japan is the primary booking agent, accommodation service, and information portal for the Hakuba Alps. The Hakuba valley is located deep within the Japanese Alps inside the Nagano Prefecture.
The valley incorporates 10 ski resorts, over 200 runs, 139 lifts, huge towering peaks, a local village, ski /snowboard shops, a combination of traditional or western dining and Après entertainment. This is the heart and soul of snow sports in Japan and played host to many events during the 1998 winter Olympics including, downhill skiing, ski jumping and the super G. At the southern end of the valley Sun Alpina incorporates 3 ski areas to the linked resorts of Hakuba 47, Goryu-Toomi, and the Olympic ski resort of Happo-One, situated in the heart of Hakuba. At the northern end of the valley, Iwatake, Tsugaike, Norikura, and Cortina resorts are all impressive and rate highly amongst skiers and boarders alike. There is a huge range of accommodation options in Hakuba. These include western style self contained log houses and condominiums, Japanese pensions, budget and boutique ski lodges, 5 star hotels, and everything in between. Other facilities in the valley include a huge amount of traditional Japanese restaurants and Izakaya’s (Japanese pubs), a variety of international restaurants including French, Italian, Korean, Mexican, and Thai. Numerous indoor and outdoor, public and private Onsens (Natural hot spring baths), ski/snowboard and gift shops, and many western style bars, pubs and nightclubs.