Echo Valley (Nagawa Town, Nagano)

Echo Valley
Nagawa Town, Nagano
エコーバレー
長野 長和
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Planned 2013/2014 season: Saturday 7th December 2013 until Sunday 30th March 2014

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Opening Time

Daytime Nighta  
Weekdays: 8:30 to 16:30 Weekdays:
Holidays: 8:00 to 16:30 Holidays: 16:00 to 21:00

Facilities

snowboard Ski School Yes snowboard Snowboard School Yes
Ski Rental Yes Snowboard Rental Yes
snowboard Childrens facilities Yes snowboard Snow Park Yes
Childrens attractions Yes
The 'Chibbiko' area is by the No1 pair lift - free entry.
A child care facility is located inside the 'Suisu-Haimu' building, 1000 yen for 1 hour.
The Snow Park is by the No6 quad lift. One make, bank, box, wave, rail, canyon jump.

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Lift Tickets

Half Day 1 Day 2 Days Nighta Season
Adult 2500 yen 3800 yen 7000 yen 1500 yen 40000 yen
Child - 2000 yen 3500 yen 1000 yen 20000 yen
Senior 2500 yen 3000 yen - - 32000 yen

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:
Blanche Takayama
Kurumayama Kogen
Echo Valley
Shirakaba 2in1
Shirakaba Kokusai
Shirakaba Royal Hill
Pilatus Tateshina

Access

car By car
27km from Suwa IC (Chuo Expressway)
39km from Saku Minami IC (Chubu Odan Expressway)
National Route 152
Car parking:
- (weekdays)
- (holidays)
train By train
24km from Chino Station [Chuo Honsen line]

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.

Previous Statistics




Snow depth, average temperature and percentage of fine weather conditions (where available) from recent season
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Contact

Telephone 0268-60-2001
Website http://www.echovalley.co.jp/
Address Himekidaira 352-1, Nagawa-machi, Chiisagata-gun, Nagano-ken, 386-0601
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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 ...