Aizu Kogen Nango (Nango Town, Fukushima)

Aizu Kogen Nango
会津高原南郷 (福島県 南郷町)
Planned season: Saturday 22nd December 2018 until late March 2019
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Aizu Kogen Nango is located in Minami Aizu town in the south-western Aizu region of Fukushima Prefecture. This resort welcomed snowboarders early on when most other ski resorts in Japan remained skiers-only and it remains a popular place for snowboarding and for the numerous snow parks and half pipes.

Fukushima Prefecture is composed of three main regions - the Hamadori region to the east (including the Pacific Ocean coastline), the Nakadori region (the central area) and the Aizu region (the Western mountainous region). Many of the ski and snowboard resorts in the prefecture are found on or near Mt Bandai and Mt Adatara to the north of Lake Inawashiro. Most of the others can be found scattered across the western region of the Aizu region or to the south-west of Lake Inawashiro.

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The Mountain

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Aizu Kogen Nango Snow Depth Statistics

Official snow depth numbers from the current season and previous season
December January February March
1st - - 1st - 120cm 1st - 220cm 1st - 220cm
2nd - - 2nd - 120cm 2nd - 220cm 2nd - 220cm
3rd - - 3rd - 150cm 3rd - 210cm 3rd - 220cm
4th - - 4th - 150cm 4th - 210cm 4th - 220cm
5th - - 5th - 160cm 5th - 210cm 5th - 220cm
6th - - 6th - 160cm 6th - 210cm 6th - 220cm
7th - - 7th - 160cm 7th - 210cm 7th - 220cm
8th - - 8th - 160cm 8th - 210cm 8th - 210cm
9th - - 9th - 160cm 9th - 210cm 9th - 200cm
10th - - 10th - 160cm 10th - 210cm 10th - 190cm
11th - - 11th - 160cm 11th - 210cm 11th - 190cm
12th - - 12th - 160cm 12th - 220cm 12th - 190cm
13th - - 13th - 160cm 13th - 220cm 13th - 190cm
14th - - 14th - 160cm 14th - 220cm 14th - 180cm
15th - - 15th - 160cm 15th - 220cm 15th - 170cm
16th - - 16th - 150cm 16th - 220cm 16th - 170cm
17th - - 17th - 150cm 17th - 220cm 17th - 170cm
18th - - 18th - 140cm 18th - 240cm 18th - 160cm
19th - - 19th - 140cm 19th - 240cm 19th - 160cm
20th - - 20th - 140cm 20th - 240cm 20th - 160cm
21st - - 21st - 140cm 21st - 240cm 21st - 160cm
22nd - - 22nd - 130cm 22nd - 240cm 22nd - 150cm
23rd - 60cm 23rd - 150cm 23rd - 240cm 23rd - 150cm
24th - 60cm 24th - 160cm 24th - 230cm 24th - 150cm
25th - 40cm 25th - 180cm 25th - 230cm 25th - 140cm
26th - 50cm 26th - 200cm 26th - 230cm 26th - -
27th - 70cm 27th - 220cm 27th - 230cm 27th - -
28th - 90cm 28th - 220cm 28th - 220cm 28th - -
29th - 100cm 29th - 220cm 29th - - 29th - -
30th - 110cm 30th - 220cm 30th 30th - -
31st - 120cm 31st - 220cm 31st 31st - -

Previous Statistics

Aizu Kogen Nango Facilities

Ski School: Available Snowboard School: Available
Ski and snowboard lessons are available at Aizu Kogen Nango. 
Equipment Rental
Ski Rental: Available Snowboard Rental: Available
Ski and snowboard equipment rental is available.
Wear and sledges are also available to rent. 
Children Facilities
Children's facilities
The 'Kids Park' is in front of the Centre House at the base of the resort. Entry is free. 
Park Information
Park information
There are 3 main park areas at Aizu Kogen Nango - the Expert Park, Tech Park and Easy Ride Park - suitable for differing skill levels. There is also a cross course and mogul run, open depending on conditions.

The Expert and Tech Parks feature two half pipes, rails, boxes and other items. The Easy Rider Park is more suited to beginners and ladies making their snow park debut - according to the resort! 

Aizu Kogen Nango Season & Opening Times

Typical season is from Late December until Late March
October November December January February March April May June July
Weekends and holidays Normally open from 8:30am until 4:00pm
Weekdays Normally open from 8:30am until 4:00pm
'Nighta' (night skiing)
Weekends and holidays No
Weekdays No
Opening information
Opening information
Aizu Kogen Nango is normally open from 8:30am until 4:00pm.

The Number 5 pair lift is open until 3:30pm on weekdays.

Aizu Kogen Nango Lift Ticket Charges

Adults Child
Elementary & Junior High School age
50 years & over
1 Day 4,000 yen 2,500 yen 3,200 yen
2 Days 7,000 yen 4,500 yen 5,500 yen
5 Hours 3,800 yen 2,300 yen 3,000 yen
1 Lift Coupon 400 yen 400 yen 400 yen
1 Day (with 1000 yen lunch) 4,500 yen 3,000 yen 3,700 yen
Season Ticket 35,000 yen 10,000 yen 23,000 yen
Lift Ticket Information The season ticket includes various discounts on things such as nighta and entry to onsen hot springs.

Getting to Aizu Kogen Nango

By public transport
78.9km from Shin Shirakawa Station on the Tohoku Shinkansen line
25.8km from Tadami Station on the Tadami Line
30.6km from Aizu Tajima Station on the Aizu Tetsudo Aizu line
Transport Information
The nearest train station is Tadami Station on the Tadami line - about 26km away to the west.

Aizu Tajima Station on the Aizu Tetsudo Aizu line is just under 31km from Aizu Kogen Nango.

>> More information on getting to the Bandai & Aizu regions by public transport
No shuttle bus service information is available. A taxi from Aizu Tajima Station takes about 40 minutes.
By Car
77.1km from the Aizu Wakamatsu IC on the Banetsu Expressway
77.5km from the Shiroishi IC on the Tohoku Expressway
81.2km from the Nishi Nasuno Shiobara IC on the Tohoku Expressway
Nearest national route: Route 401 (0km away)
Aizu Kogen Nango is about equal distance from the Aizu Wakamatsu IC on the Banetsu Expressway to the north and also a few exits on the Tohoku Expressway to the east.

From the Nishi Nasuno Shiobara IC on the Tohoku Expressway, turn right onto Route 400 and head in a northerly direction for about 27km until reaching Route 121. Continue straight on (on Route 121, signposted as Aizuwakamatsu and Minamiaizu) for about 25km until reaching Tajima and a junction with Route 289. Turn onto Route 289 and head in a westerly direction towards Tadami. Follow Route 289 for about 30km until reaching the turn off for Route 401 with Showa on the side. Turn right here and just over 500m later the ski hill is on the right hand side.

>> More information on getting to the Bandai & Aizu regions by car
Parking is available at the base of the resort for 700 vehicles. Parking is free every day of the season.

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The 2018-2019 winter season is approaching! Hurray!

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(30th October 2018)
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