Kawaba resort review (Kawaba Village, Gunma)

Kawaba Village, Gunma
Submitted by xxx on 4th June 2018
Good snow, bigger than I thought it would be
I had read a few things about Kawaba - some people had noted how it was larger than they imagined, and for some reason I kind of ended up feeling that too.
Nice long lifts and if you keep to the quads, fast too.
It's a bit out of the way - well, 25 mins from Numata IC - but still pretty popular.
And I can see why.
Being high up, the snow quality was really good and... well, that's enough for me to recommend a place!
Enjoyed the courses too.
And my friend said the park was pretty good.
Get some Mister Donuts on the way back to the IC.

PS The place closes at the end of the day, so there's no apres-ski going on nearby.
Date visited: No specific date.
Snow condition on visit: Really good
Things I liked: Snow quality, fast long lifts
Things I didn't like: Nothing really - enjoyed it
Recommended for: Beginner riders
Intermediate riders
Not recommended for: Apres-ski
General score: 85
Snow conditions: 85
Courses/Terrain: 85
Lift system: 75
Apres ski: 5


Kawaba Village, Gunma
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Average Rankings

General score: 76
Snow conditions: 70
Courses/Terrain: 73
Lift system: 71
Apres ski: 17

Basic Resort Statistics

Max. elevation: 1870m
Min. elevation: 1290m
Vertical: 580m
Steepest slope: 34°
Longest course: 3300m
Number of lifts: 5

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