Hakuba Iwatake Snow Field resort review (Hakuba Village, Nagano)

Hakuba Iwatake Snow Field
白馬岩岳スノーフィールド
Hakuba Village, Nagano
Submitted by harvey on 9th January 2003
Hakuba Iwatake review by harvey
Catering mostly for beginners, this is a great place to get confident in your turns. Couple of long runs for speed. The bottleneck near the top blows - you need a bit of speed to get thru it and theres inevitably people falling all over the place.

Off the main trails, there's quality runs, some natural jumps to experiment on. My first big mountain and I loved every minute. Go there. The back of the mountain doesn't see too much traffic.
Date visited: From 03 January, 2003
Snow condition on visit: Excellent
Things I liked: Big mountain, wide runs, not too expensive
Things I didn't like: A few queues, bottleneck area
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Hakuba Iwatake Snow Field

白馬岩岳スノーフィールド
Hakuba Village, Nagano
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Average Rankings

General score: 75
Snow conditions: 79
Courses/Terrain: 76
Lift system: 71
Apres ski: 60

Basic Resort Statistics

Max. elevation: 1289m
Min. elevation: 750m
Vertical: 539m
Steepest slope: 35°
Longest course: 3800m
Number of lifts: 12

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