HAKUBA Ski Resort » Japan

HAKUBA is located just three hours west of Tokyo. Having played host to the 1998 Winter Olympics, Hakuba is one of the largest and most respected resorts in Japan.

Hakuba ski resort consists of nine ski areas including; Hakuba Sanosaka, Hakuba Goryu, Hakuba 47, Happo One, Iwatake, Minekata, Tsugaike, Hakuba Norikura, and Hakuba Cortina, this huge resort offers some of the steepest, challenging and expansive terrain in Japan. With an average snowfall of 10 meters per season, its's no wonder that Hakuba is a hugely popular snow destination.

Hakuba Snow & Weather Forecast

Considering Hakuba this ski season? Keep up to date with the latest weather and snow forecasts from Hakuba's largest ski resort Happo One below to guarantee you never miss out on another pow dump or bluebird day.

Hakuba Ski Resorts & Facts:

  • Happo One: 1071m vertical, longest run 8km, 32 lifts.
  • Tsugaike: 880m vertical, longest run 5km, 26 lifts.
  • Goryu: 726m vertical, longest run 5km, 13 lifts.
  • Hakuba 47: 800m vertical, longest run 6.4km, 6 lifts.
  • Iwatake: 539m vertical, longest run 1.7km, 16 lifts.
  • Sanosaka: 460m vertical, longest run 2.1km, 7 lifts.
  • Highland: 247m vertical, longest run 1.5km, 2 lifts.
  • Minekata: 210m vertical, longest run 1.2km, 3 lifts.

Google Map of Hakuba

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Village Facilities

  • Hakuba offers a free shuttle service around the village to the 8 main ski areas
  • Convenience Store, Supermarket and plenty of shops
  • Numerous Bars and Restaurants
  • Night spots Ski and snowboard rental available
  • Ski and snowboard schools available
  • Local Onsens (outdoor natural hot springs)
  • Internet cafes