Aizu Kogen Nango (Nango Town, Fukushima)

Aizu Kogen Nango
会津高原南郷 (福島県 南郷町)
Planned season: Saturday 23rd December 2017 until Sunday 25th March 2018
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Aizu Kogen Nango is located in Minami Aizu town in the south-western Aizu region of Fukushima Prefecture. This resort welcomed snowboarders early on when most other ski resorts in Japan remained skiers-only and it remains a popular place for snowboarding and for the numerous snow parks and half pipes. The 2016-2017 season marks the 40th anniversary of Aizu Kogen Nango.

Fukushima Prefecture is composed of three main regions - the Hamadori region to the east (including the Pacific Ocean coastline), the Nakadori region (the central area) and the Aizu region (the Western mountainous region). Many of the ski and snowboard resorts in the prefecture are found on or near Mt Bandai and Mt Adatara to the north of Lake Inawashiro. Most of the others can be found scattered across the western region of the Aizu region or to the south-west of Lake Inawashiro.

The Mountain

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Aizu Kogen Nango Snow Depth Statistics

Official snow depth numbers from the current season and previous season
December January February March
1st - - 1st - 30cm 1st - 170cm 1st - 180cm
2nd - - 2nd - 25cm 2nd - 170cm 2nd - 170cm
3rd - - 3rd - 35cm 3rd - 180cm 3rd - 170cm
4th - - 4th - 50cm 4th - 180cm 4th - 170cm
5th - - 5th - 50cm 5th - 180cm 5th - 170cm
6th - - 6th - 50cm 6th - 180cm 6th - 170cm
7th - - 7th - 60cm 7th - 180cm 7th - 170cm
8th - - 8th - 60cm 8th - 180cm 8th - 180cm
9th - - 9th - 60cm 9th - 180cm 9th - 180cm
10th - - 10th - 60cm 10th - 180cm 10th - 180cm
11th - - 11th - 70cm 11th - 180cm 11th - 180cm
12th - - 12th - 90cm 12th - 190cm 12th - 175cm
13th - - 13th - 120cm 13th - 190cm 13th - 175cm
14th - - 14th - 130cm 14th - 190cm 14th - 170cm
15th - - 15th - 120cm 15th - 190cm 15th - 170cm
16th - - 16th - 130cm 16th - 180cm 16th - 160cm
17th - - 17th - 150cm 17th - 170cm 17th - 160cm
18th - - 18th - 150cm 18th - 170cm 18th - 160cm
19th - - 19th - 150cm 19th - 170cm 19th - 160cm
20th - - 20th - 150cm 20th - 180cm 20th - 150cm
21st - - 21st - 150cm 21st - 170cm 21st - 140cm
22nd - - 22nd - 150cm 22nd - 180cm 22nd - 140cm
23rd - 30cm 23rd - 160cm 23rd - 170cm 23rd - 130cm
24th - 20cm 24th - 170cm 24th - 190cm 24th - 140cm
25th - 15cm 25th - 170cm 25th - 190cm 25th - 140cm
26th - 20cm 26th - 170cm 26th - 190cm 26th - 120cm
27th - 20cm 27th - 170cm 27th - 190cm 27th - -
28th - 30cm 28th - 170cm 28th - 180cm 28th - -
29th - 15cm 29th - 170cm 29th - - 29th - -
30th - 30cm 30th - 170cm 30th 30th - -
31st - 30cm 31st - 160cm 31st 31st - -

Previous Statistics

Aizu Kogen Nango Facilities

Ski School: Available Snowboard School: Available
Ski and snowboard lessons are available at Aizu Kogen Nango. 
Equipment Rental
Ski Rental: Available Snowboard Rental: Available
Ski and snowboard equipment rental is available.
Wear and sledges are also available to rent. 
Children Facilities
Children's facilities
The 'Kids Park' is in front of the Centre House at the base of the resort. Entry is free. 
Park Information
Park information
There are 3 main park areas at Aizu Kogen Nango - the Expert Park, Tech Park and Easy Ride Park - suitable for differing skill levels. There is also a cross course and mogul run, open depending on conditions.

The Expert and Tech Parks feature two half pipes, rails, boxes and other items. The Easy Rider Park is more suited to beginners and ladies making their snow park debut - according to the resort! 

Aizu Kogen Nango Season & Opening Times

Typical season is from Late December until Late March
October November December January February March April May June July
Weekends and holidays Normally open from 8:30am until 4:00pm
Weekdays Normally open from 8:30am until 4:00pm
'Nighta' (night skiing)
Weekends and holidays No
Weekdays No
Opening information
Opening information
Aizu Kogen Nango is normally open from 8:30am until 4:00pm.

The Number 5 pair lift is open until 3:30pm on weekdays.

Aizu Kogen Nango Lift Ticket Charges

Adults Child
Elementary & Junior High School age
50 years & over
1 Day 4,000 yen 2,500 yen 2,500 yen
2 Days 6,700 yen 4,500 yen 4,500 yen
5 Hours 3,400 yen 2,000 yen 2,000 yen
1 Lift Coupon 400 yen 400 yen 400 yen
1 Day (with 1000 yen lunch) 4,500 yen 3,000 yen 3,000 yen
Season Ticket 35,000 yen 10,000 yen 20,000 yen
Lift Ticket Information The season ticket shown above is valid at Aizu Kogen Nango.

A season ticket that is valid at the following 6 ski resorts in Fukushima during the 17-18 season is also available:

- Aizu Kogen Nango
- Aizu Kogen Takahata
- Inawashiro
- Minowa
- Numajiri
- Ura Bandai

The normal price is 52,000 yen for adults and seniors and 22000 yen for children. Early purchase discounts are available.

Getting to Aizu Kogen Nango

By public transport
78.9km from Shin Shirakawa Station on the Tohoku Shinkansen line
25.8km from Tadami Station on the Tadami Line
30.6km from Aizu Tajima Station on the Aizu Tetsudo Aizu line
Transport Information
The nearest train station is Tadami Station on the Tadami line - about 26km away to the west.

Aizu Tajima Station on the Aizu Tetsudo Aizu line is just under 31km from Aizu Kogen Nango.

>> More information on getting to the Bandai & Aizu regions by public transport
No shuttle bus service information is available. A taxi from Aizu Tajima Station takes about 40 minutes.
By Car
77.1km from the Aizu Wakamatsu IC on the Banetsu Expressway
77.5km from the Shiroishi IC on the Tohoku Expressway
81.2km from the Nishi Nasuno Shiobara IC on the Tohoku Expressway
Nearest national route: Route 401 (0km away)
Aizu Kogen Nango is about equal distance from the Aizu Wakamatsu IC on the Banetsu Expressway to the north and also a few exits on the Tohoku Expressway to the east.

From the Nishi Nasuno Shiobara IC on the Tohoku Expressway, turn right onto Route 400 and head in a northerly direction for about 27km until reaching Route 121. Continue straight on (on Route 121, signposted as Aizuwakamatsu and Minamiaizu) for about 25km until reaching Tajima and a junction with Route 289. Turn onto Route 289 and head in a westerly direction towards Tadami. Follow Route 289 for about 30km until reaching the turn off for Route 401 with Showa on the side. Turn right here and just over 500m later the ski hill is on the right hand side.

>> More information on getting to the Bandai & Aizu regions by car
Parking is available at the base of the resort for 700 vehicles. Parking is free every day of the season.

More Information

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We are still in the process of checking and updating ski resort information for the upcoming 2017-2018 ski season. Many ski hills do not update their own official information until November and hopefully most of our updates will be done by the end of this month. If planned opening dates have not yet been updated for a particular ski hill, note that most usually open around the same time each season. Message updated on 14th November 2017.
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