Naeba Ski Resort » Japan

Naeba is located in Niigata prefecture, 2 hours from Tokyo. The resort has held the worldcup in 1973, 1975 and will hold one again in 2016. At the base of the ski resort is the ski-in ski-out Naeba Prince Hotel, which has variety of dining facilities. In the village area nearby, there are also plenty of dining options.

Naeba ski resort is linked via the Japan's longest gondola to Kagura ski resort. Naeba area is great for all levels and especially families as the resort is wide and easy to work out. Kagura area is bigger consisting three ski resorts; Tashiro, Kagura, Mitsumata and tends to have more snow. There is a gate at the peak and a guided backcountry tour is available here. At the bottom of the Tashiro resort is Tashiro Lake. You can admire the view from Tashiro Pair Lift No.6 and also from the Sancho station of Tashiro ropeway.

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Naeba Mountain facts:

  • Season Dec ~ April
  • Snowfall - 12 metres
  • Lift Base Altitude - 620 m
  • Peak Altitude - 2029 m
  • Vertical Drop - 1225 m
  • Longest run - 6.0 klms
  • Highest lifted - 1845 m
  • Lifts Open - 8.00 a.m.
  • Lifts Close - 9.00 p.m.
  • 29 Chairlifts, 4 Gondolas and 2 Ropeways
  • Lift pass -
  • Mt. Naeba common lift pass allows you to ski in Naeba, Tashiro, Kagura and Mitsumata ski resorts.
  • Mountain restaurants - 19
  • Half pipe - No
  • Terrain park - Yes