Shiga Kogen Giant resort review (Yamanouchi Town, Nagano)

Reviews of Shiga Kogen Giant resort in Yamanouchi Town, Nagano Prefecture. Currently 3 reviews.
Shiga Kogen Giant
志賀高原 ジャイアント
Yamanouchi Town, Nagano
Submitted by andrewl on 10th March 2005
Shiga Kogen Giant review by Highlandjin
This is the place where you practice high speed cruising skills since the plase is straight&wide from the top to bottom.

Good lift connection to transfer to Nishidate, Higashidate and other areas of vast Shiga-Kogen.
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Shiga Kogen Giant
志賀高原 ジャイアント
Yamanouchi Town, Nagano
Submitted by andrewl on 1st October 2004
Shiga Kogen Giant review (submitted before 2003)
Part of the Shiga Kogen resort area in northern Nagano.

Difficult to talk about 1 place as they are all linked together making up my fave resort area in Japan by far. Giant on it's own consists (as far as I can tell) as a couple of fairly long runs down the mountain side.

Shiga Kogen consists of literally hundreds (?) of lifts and courses spreading over a really wide area. You can use all resorts on the same ticket,
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Shiga Kogen Giant
志賀高原 ジャイアント
Yamanouchi Town, Nagano
Submitted by andrewl on 1st October 2002
Shiga Kogen Giant review (submitted before 2003)
Part of the sprawling mass of valleys that is Shiga Kogen, the Giant is right in the middle, and the nearby hotels are a great place to base yourself from. The Giant itself is an FIS SL course and fairly short, but it links onto the likes of Mt Higashidate and Sun Valley.

Often heavily moguled and icy the Giant is *fast*. Take the quad and then gondola up to the top of Higashidate and come down (carefully!) through the
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Shiga Kogen Giant

志賀高原 ジャイアント
Yamanouchi Town, Nagano
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Basic Resort Statistics

Max. elevation: 1590m
Min. elevation: 1330m
Vertical: 260m
Steepest slope: 34°
Longest course: 1000m
Number of lifts: 1

Other resorts nearby

Shiga Kogen Bunadaira 0.00km
Shiga Kogen Nishitateyama 0.00km
Shiga Kogen Sun Valley 3.60km
Shiga Kogen Maruike 4.30km
Shiga Kogen Hasuike 4.80km
Shiga Kogen Kidoike 8.10km
Shiga Kogen Higashitateyama 8.90km
Shiga Kogen Takamagahara Mammoth 9.40km
Shiga Kogen Terakoya 9.40km
Shiga Kogen Kumanoyu 9.70km
Shiga Kogen Shibutoge 9.70km
Shiga Kogen Yokoteyama 9.70km
Shiga Kogen Tannenomori Okojo 9.90km
Shiga Kogen Ichinose Family 10.40km
Shiga Kogen Ichinose Diamond 10.60km
Shiga Kogen Ichinose Yamanokami 11.20km
Shiga Kogen Yakebitaiyama 11.90km
Shiga Kogen Okushiga Kogen 14.80km
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Kita Shiga Komaruyama 25.20km
Ryuoo Ski Park 25.50km
X-JAM Takaifuji 25.50km
Kita Shinshu Kijimadaira 31.80km
Togari Onsen 39.80km
Iiyama Kita Hokuryu Onsen Family 41.50km
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Iizuna Resort 42.50km
Nozawa Onsen 44.00km
Iizuna Kogen 46.70km
Tangram Ski Circus 47.00km
Kurohime Kogen Snow Park 49.60km
Sugadaira Kogen Snow Resort 51.00km
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