Season: Mid Dec to early Apr
Number of courses: 21
Number of lifts: 18
Longest course: 8.5 km
Appi ski resort is located in the very north-east of Japan’s mainland and near the Towada Hachimantai National Park. The resort provides good snow and well groomed trails for all levels of skier and operates a high tech lift system totalling 18 lifts; able to carry 28,000 people per hour. A perfect resort for families and dedicated children’s ski areas, snowpark, child care and plenty of ski school options. It has a more sedate nightlife than some other resorts providing all in all a good family experience. Accommodation is mainly large hotels and service is exceptional.
*All prices are based on twin share 7nights accommodation and 6 day lift pass otherwise stated.
From Narita Airport
Passengers travelling from Narita Airport board the Narita Express to Tokyo Station. Travelling time approx. 1 hour.
Take the JR Tohoku Shinkansen from Tokyo to Morioka, travelling time approx. 150 minutes.
Buses connect Morioka Station with the Appi Kogen Ski Resort every 1-2 hours. The one way trip takes about 50 minutes and costs 1,500 yen