Togakushi Snow World, Togakushi Ski Resort, Nagano

Togakushi Snow World, Togakushi Ski Resort

An overview of the Togakushi Ski Resort Area – Togakushi Snow World

Sited in an historic Nagano village Togakushi Snow World (戸隠スキー場), a.k.a. Togakushi Ski Menou or Togakushi Ski Resort, enjoys a wonderful position at the foot of Mount Menou. Togakushi Snow World is only is a medium sized ski area but still offers skiers and snowboarders a respectable 548 metres (1798 feet) of vertical descent with good powder conditions often available. Togakushi offers fewer crowds than the other better known Nagano resorts like Hakuba and Shiga-Kogen

Togakushi provides an ideal base for not only skiing but also exploring the many other nearby attractions.

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Togakushi Ski Resort stats:

Ski Area: 59HA
Longest Run: 3,000 metresjapan ski travel insurance
Half Pipes: No
Terrain Parks: Yes
Child Care: Yes
Kids Park: Yes
Cross-country available: Yes
Elevation: 1,748 metres
Vertical Drop: 548 metres

Togakushi Ski Runs:

Lifts: 10 Trails: 18 (Beg:30% Int:40% Adv:30%)

Togakushi Lift Tickets 2016/17:

Ticket Adult Child Senior
1 Day 4,000yen 2,500yen 3,200yen
1.5 Days※2 7,000yen 4,300yen 6,500yen
2 Days 7,500yen 4,500yen 8,500yen
3 Days 11,000yen 7,000yen 9,500yen
Half Day※3 3,200yen 2,100yen 2,800yen
Single Use Ticket 300yen 200yen 320yen
Disabilities Discounted Ticket※5 2,000yen 1,300yen 2,000yen
Customer Appreciation Week
27 March – 2 April 2017
2,000yen 500yen 1,500yen

※1 Seniors over 50 years, Children below high school age.
※2 1.5 day tickets can be bought the day before, and are valid for a full day plus the following morning.
※3 Half day tickets are valid 8:30~13:00 or 12:00~close。
※5 Please show evidence of concession ticket eligibility。

Resort Course Guide Here (Japanese)

2016/17 Togakushi ticket & information guide here (Japanese).

Togakushi Ski Resort: Average Snow Depth

Nov  0 cm
Dec 29 cm
Jan 152 cm
Feb 229 cm
Mar 197 cm
Apr 150 cm

Togakushi Snow World Official Contact:

Phone: 026-254-2106 | Website (Japanese)

Togakushi Ski Resort Access:

Train: Nearest stations – Nagano City or Kurohime (see below for bus connections)

Bus from Nagano: Exit the station via the Zenkoji exit, then take a Kawanakajima bus bound from Stop 7 for Togakushi Camp-jo / Camp World (approx. 45-50 minutes, cost Y1,160). Get off at Togakushi Chusha Shrine and walk to the ski area (see map)

Bus from Kurohime: If you are coming from Kanazawa or Niigata you can take the train to Kurohime station. From Kurohime station there is a free shuttle bus (40 minutes) to Togakushi, but you must make a reservation with the resort.

Car: See map below. The journey takes sixty minutes from Nagano City. For greater details see the map here.

Togakushi Access Map

Tokyo Ski Buses to Togakushi Snow World:

During the ski season there is a Tokyo to Togakushi ski bus that costs 10,000 yen return. Contact Eagle Kanko Line in Tokyo on 03- 3251-3341

Ski Bus Club runs both night and day bus services between Tokyo Station, Shinjuku and Ikebukero to Togakushi. The cost for this service is 4,000 yen one way or 7,500 yen return.

Togakushi Snow World Weather

Togakushi Snow World Live Webcam (not always available)

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Togakushi Ski Resort Video

Togakushi Snow World Accommodation Options

Togakushi Hotel

Togakushi Tabinoyado Sirakabasou is a popular establishment in a central location with in-house courtesy van, satellite TV and ski rental. One hour by bus from JR Nagano Station or thirty minutes drive from Lake Nojiri.
Map to Togakushi Tabinoyado Sirakabasou


Togakushi Lodge Pico

A 3-minute walk from Togakushi ski area, Lodge Pico features ski-to-door access, ski storage and Japanese-style rooms. It offers freshly baked bread, and a free shuttle is available from the nearest bus stop.
Map to Togakushi Lodge Pico

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