Myoko Kogen ski resort » Japan

Myoko Kogen is located one hour north of Nagano Japan in the Niigata prefecture. Founded in the 1930’s, Myoko Kogen ski resort is claimed to be the oldest ski area in Japan. 

Myoko Kogen includes three seperate ski areas: Myoko Akakura Kanko which includes Akakura Onsen, Myoko Suginohara and Ikenotaira Onsen, and all are linked by shuttle bus and available in the Myoko Big 4 lift pass for international travellers. To use the pass at Suginohara or Ikenotaira you will need to take a shuttle bus, as these resorts aren't linked to the two main areas; Akakura Onsen and Akakura Kanko.

Myoko Suginohara Snow & Weather Forecast

Considering Myoko Kogen this ski season? Keep up to date with the latest weather and snow forecasts from the Myoko Suginohara mountain below to guarantee you never miss out on another pow dump or bluebird day.

Myoko Kogen Mountain Facts:

Myoko Suginohara

  • Season Dec ~ Apr
  • Snowfall - 13m
  • Base Altitude - 731m
  • Peak Altitude - 1855m
  • Vertical Drop - 1124m
  • Longest run - 8.5 klms
  • Lifts Open - 8.30 a.m.
  • Lifts Close - 5.00 p.m.
  • No of lifts - 6
  • Beginner - 40%
  • Intermediate - 40%
  • Advanced - 20%
  • Mountain restaurants
  • Half pipe - Yes
  • Park - Yes

Myoko Akakura

  • Season Dec ~ Apr
  • Snowfall - 13m
  • Base Altitude - 740m
  • Peak Altitude - 1500m
  • Vertical Drop - 760m
  • No of lifts - 28
  • Longest run - 4.5 klms
  • Lifts Open - 8.30 a.m.
  • Lifts Close - 5.00 p.m.
  • Beginner - 48%
  • Intermediate - 37%
  • Advanced - 15%
  • Mountain restaurants
  • Half pipe - No
  • Park - Yes

Ikenotaira Onsen

  • Season Dec ~ Apr
  • Snowfall - 13m
  • Base Altitude - 800m
  • Peak Altitude - 1500m
  • Vertical Drop - 700m
  • No of lifts - 6
  • Longest run - 4.5 klms
  • Lifts Open - 8.30 a.m.
  • Lifts Close - 4.30 p.m.
  • Beginner - 40%
  • Intermediate - 60%
  • Mountain restaurants
  • Half pipe - No
  • Park - Yes