Yuzawa Kogen (Yuzawa Town, Niigata)
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Planned 2013/2014 season: Saturday 14th December 2013 until Sunday 31st March 2014
Yuzawa Kogen is connected with the south area Gala Yuzawa resort via a second Ropeway that can be found at the top of the main Yuzawa Kogen Ropeway. A lift ticket is available that is valid at Yuzawa Kogen, Gala Yuzawa and Ishiuchi Maruyama.
Nighta is available on the lower Nunoba slopes over the New Year holidays.
A ticket for just the lower Nunoba area is 3000 yen (adult), 2500 yen (child/senior).
There is a ticket in peak season that covers Yuzawa Kogen and connecting resorts Gala Yuzawa and Ishiuchi Maruyama costing 4900 yen for adults and 4000 yen for children and seniors. (7900 yen for adults and 6400 yen for children and seniors for a 2 day ticket).
Yuzawa Kogen has two main areas - the main top area that you get to via the Yuzawa Kogen Ropeway, and a few runs down at town level known as Nunoba. The base of Yuzawa Kogen is less than 1km away from the West Exit of Echigo Yuzawa Station (Joetsu line and Joetsu Shinkansen line) - more like 600m - and a regular free shuttle bus is available. Yuzawa Kogen is less than 3km from the Yuzawa IC of the Kanetsu Expressway.
Snow depth, average temperature and percentage of fine weather conditions (where available) from recent season
‘Accommodation Spotlights’ in Yuzawa (Niigata) on SnowJapan:http://www.snowjapan.com/japan-places-to-stay/area/yuzawa-niigata
Yuzawa Now! snow report
Latest 22nd July 2014
Rainy season. Not the most fun time of the year for most people I'd say. We have had our fair share (and more, it would seem) of rain this season - along with some impressive thunderstorms as well. Luckily we are about to leave that behind and enter "real summer", and hopefully Read more ...
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Reviews of Yuzawa Kogen (7)
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Latest by andrewl on 11th March 2007
The bottom field called Nunoba had no snow but would suit begnners nicely - a wide and even slope with two lifts.
The top field called Yuzawa Kogen suited the kids,(beginner skiers) but they enjoy being in the snow regardless.
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