Appi Ski Resort » Japan

Appi ski resort is located in the very north-east of Japan's mainland and near the Towada Hachimantai National Park. Appi's snow quality is exceptional, with an abundance of light dry powder. Snow storms move across the Sea of Japan and pass over the Ou mountain range before descending upon the Appi ski resort. There is an impressive 828 meters vertical from peak to base, spread across 282 hectares.
Appi's facilities include a ski school with English speaking instructors, kids' activities and kindergarten (from three years), as well as a snowmobile land, various cross country courses, nature tours, snow cat tours and snowshoeing.


Appi Snow & Weather Forecast

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Mountain Statistics

  • Season mid December – early May
  • Snowfall - over 8 metres
  • Peak Altitude - 1,328 m
  • Vertical Drop - 828m
  • Longest run - 5.5 kms
  • Lifts Open - 8.30 a.m.
  • Lifts Close - 8.30 p.m.
  • 21 runs
  • Beginner 30%
  • Intermediate 40%
  • Advanced 30%
  • Total lifts - 11
  • Half pipe - Yes
  • Terrain park - Yes
  • Night skiing: late December – mid March

For additional informational information and mountain guide click here.

Hotel Facilities

  • Bars
  • Restaurants
  • Shuttle bus
  • Sports Club
  • Swimming pool
  • Gym
  • Squash court
  • Table tennis
  • Ski and snowboard rentals
  • Ski and snowboard schools
  • Backcountry tours
  • Local onsens
  • Childminding service