Mt. Myoko is listed as one of the hundred most famous mountains in Japan with it's summit recorded as 2,454 meters above sea level. The city is located on the border of Nagano and Niigata. Myoko Kogen is central to the nearby local mountain villages of Suginosawa, Akakura, Sekigawa, Tsubame Onsen, plus several others.
Skiing and snowboarding is the main attraction of the area with some of the best, longest and deepest powder runs in Japan being found here. It is a traditional winter holiday destination for Japan's imperial family and each year receives an average of 14 metres of snow!
Myoko Kogen is one of Japan’s oldest ski areas and made up of three separate resorts: Myoko Akakura, Myoko Suginohara and Ikenotaira Onsen. The linked resorts are based around the main village Akakura, where most of the accommodation is situated Myoko Kogen ski resort is renowned for some of the best vertical and longest runs Japan has to offer. The sheer size of the resort, quality of the snow and an efficient lift system will ensure you will not be disappointed. Myoko Kogen is also well known for its rich history, culture and traditional Japanese onsen. A must visit if Japanese culture and quality snow is high on your list.
|Ski Season||Dec - May|
|Resorts||Made up of 3 interlinked resorts|
|Average Snowfall||13 metres|
|Number of lifts||40 lifts|
|Terrain||Beginner: 42%, Intermediate: 41%, Advanced 17%|