Shigakogen Sun Valley Ski Area, Yamanouchi-machi

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Hit the slopes at Shigakogen Sun Valley Ski Area, a vast, snow-covered area consisting of 21 connected ski resorts that all accept the same lift pass. Snow sports enthusiasts and beginners alike can be certain of the professional standard of the ski area, which hosted various competitions during the 1998 Winter Olympics. Its rich variety of trails, downhills, and jumps spreads across an enormous 600 ha (1,483 ac) of terrain. The surrounding national park offers plenty of off-slope entertainment, with hot springs and a monkey sanctuary, where snow monkeys bathe in the hot springs. Plan to visit Shigakogen Sun Valley Ski Area and other customer-reviewed, writer-recommended Yamanouchi-machi attractions using our Yamanouchi-machi tour itinerary maker website .
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Shigakogen Sun Valley Ski Area Reviews
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  • We visited in early April and although some lifts and food outlets had closed, there was no queues and the snow was great. Excellent variety of runs, well groomed and some ungroomed.  more »
  • Was invited to accompany a group of Chinese and Japanese visitors on a tour on the mountain. Beautiful views, good skiing facilities but most inportantly: perfect snow quality! Would highly recommend!  more »
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  • Not a big ski area But the Ramen with pork is very tasty at the hotel near the lift There is a warm stove to warm your boots & ski gear
  • Best place in the world to ski
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