Terakoya is one of the higher areas of the sprawling Shiga Kogen ski area. A smallish area which can be easily accessed from the Ichinose Family resort in the central section of Shiga Kogen.
Shiga in general appeals to me for a number of reasons. Although it is very popular among Japanese tourists and school groups, it is one of the last resort areas in Nagano-ken that is not crawling with foreign tourists and pension owners. Parking can be tough at