Mt. Akakura 赤倉山
A popular ski resort with deep powder snow and nearby hot springs
How to Get There
Accessible by train, then by taxi or by shuttle bus.
Take the Nagano Shinkansen from Tokyo to Nagano and change to the Shinetsu Honsen Line to Myoko Kogen Station. Akakura Onsen is a 10-minute taxi ride from the station.
By car, take the Joshinetsu Expressway and disembark at Myoko Kogen Interchange. Akakura Onsen is six kilometers from there on Route 18.
Akakura's snow activities
Surrounded by high mountains, Akakura Onsen Ski Resort has been in operation since 1937. The longest course in the ski resort is four kilometers and there are a total of 14 courses for all levels of skiers. At this enjoyable resort, you have the choice of skiing on normal runs, moguls, terrain parks, or between the trees.
A hot spring town
At the foot of Mt. Akakura is a hot spring town where you can reward your body after a day on the surrounding ski slopes.
From Akakura Onsen Ski Resort, you can see Lake Nojiri and the Sea of Japan on a fine day.