Echo Valley (Nagawa Town, Nagano)
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Planned 2013/2014 season: Saturday 7th December 2013 until Sunday 30th March 2014
The morning ticket can be used from opening until 12pm.
The afternoon ticket can be used from 12pm until 4pm.
On weekends, the 1 day lift ticket (and first day of 2 day ticket) can be used until 9pm.
Nighta is on weekends and holidays from 22nd December until 17th March and over the New Year period.
Childrens Day is the third Sunday of each month.
Seven ski resorts in the season are running a special campaign this season. If you buy a season ticket from one of the resorts in the group, you can then buy a one-day lift pass to any of the other ski resorts for just 1000 yen. The offer is valid for one 1 day pass at each resort. The resorts included in this offer are:
Shirakaba Royal Hill
Echo Valley is located in Nagawa town, Nagano Prefecture.
The resort is just to the north of Shirakaba lake and a few km off Route 152, otherwise known as Daimon Highway. The nearest exit on the Chuo Expressway is Suwa IC (27km).
The nearest train station is Chino Station on the Chuo Honsen line (24km). The Sakudaira Station on the Nagano Shinkansen line is about 41km from Echo Valley.
Snow depth, average temperature and percentage of fine weather conditions (where available) from recent season
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Reviews of Echo Valley (1)
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Latest by andrewl on 27th August 2003
As a 'local' resort Echo Valley is pretty good. It's great for an afternoon's riding. It has two quite clearly defined areas, one of which has a very steep, ungroomed run. With no new snow, it can be horrific, but Read more ...