Aizu Kogen Nango (Nango Town, Fukushima)

Aizu Kogen Nango
会津高原南郷 (福島県 南郷町)
Planned season: Saturday 23rd December 2017 until Sunday 25th March 2018
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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. The 2016-2017 season marks the 40th anniversary of Aizu Kogen Nango.

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.

The Mountain

1000m
490m
510m
37"
9
2700m
3
20%
40%
40%
Skiers
30%
ropeways Ropeways gondolas Gondolas quad lifts Quad lifts triple lifts Triple lifts pair lifts Pair lifts single lifts Single lifts other lifts Other
Boarders
70%
0 0 0 0 3 0 0

Aizu Kogen Nango Snow Depth Statistics

Official snow depth numbers from the current season and previous season
December January February March
17/18
season
16/17
season
17/18
season
16/17
season
17/18
season
16/17
season
17/18
season
16/17
season
1st - - 1st 120cm 30cm 1st 220cm 170cm 1st 220cm 180cm
2nd - - 2nd 120cm 25cm 2nd 220cm 170cm 2nd 220cm 170cm
3rd - - 3rd 150cm 35cm 3rd 210cm 180cm 3rd 220cm 170cm
4th - - 4th 150cm 50cm 4th 210cm 180cm 4th 220cm 170cm
5th - - 5th 160cm 50cm 5th 210cm 180cm 5th 220cm 170cm
6th - - 6th 160cm 50cm 6th 210cm 180cm 6th 220cm 170cm
7th - - 7th 160cm 60cm 7th 210cm 180cm 7th 220cm 170cm
8th - - 8th 160cm 60cm 8th 210cm 180cm 8th 210cm 180cm
9th - - 9th 160cm 60cm 9th 210cm 180cm 9th 200cm 180cm
10th - - 10th 160cm 60cm 10th 210cm 180cm 10th 190cm 180cm
11th - - 11th 160cm 70cm 11th 210cm 180cm 11th 190cm 180cm
12th - - 12th 160cm 90cm 12th 220cm 190cm 12th 190cm 175cm
13th - - 13th 160cm 120cm 13th 220cm 190cm 13th 190cm 175cm
14th - - 14th 160cm 130cm 14th 220cm 190cm 14th 180cm 170cm
15th - - 15th 160cm 120cm 15th 220cm 190cm 15th 170cm 170cm
16th - - 16th 150cm 130cm 16th 220cm 180cm 16th 170cm 160cm
17th - - 17th 150cm 150cm 17th 220cm 170cm 17th 170cm 160cm
18th - - 18th 140cm 150cm 18th 240cm 170cm 18th 160cm 160cm
19th - - 19th 140cm 150cm 19th 240cm 170cm 19th 160cm 160cm
20th - - 20th 140cm 150cm 20th 240cm 180cm 20th 160cm 150cm
21st - - 21st 140cm 150cm 21st 240cm 170cm 21st 160cm 140cm
22nd - - 22nd 130cm 150cm 22nd 240cm 180cm 22nd 150cm 140cm
23rd 60cm 30cm 23rd 150cm 160cm 23rd 240cm 170cm 23rd 150cm 130cm
24th 60cm 20cm 24th 160cm 170cm 24th 230cm 190cm 24th 150cm 140cm
25th 40cm 15cm 25th 180cm 170cm 25th 230cm 190cm 25th 140cm 140cm
26th 50cm 20cm 26th 200cm 170cm 26th 230cm 190cm 26th - 120cm
27th 70cm 20cm 27th 220cm 170cm 27th 230cm 190cm 27th - -
28th 90cm 30cm 28th 220cm 170cm 28th 220cm 180cm 28th - -
29th 100cm 15cm 29th 220cm 170cm 29th - - 29th - -
30th 110cm 30cm 30th 220cm 170cm 30th 30th - -
31st 120cm 30cm 31st 220cm 160cm 31st 31st - -

Previous Statistics

Aizu Kogen Nango Facilities

School
School
Ski School: Available Snowboard School: Available
Ski and snowboard lessons are available at Aizu Kogen Nango. 
Rental
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
                                                           
Daytime
Daytime
Weekends and holidays Normally open from 8:30am until 4:00pm
Weekdays Normally open from 8:30am until 4:00pm
Nighta
'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
Senior
50 years & over
1 Day 4,000 yen 2,500 yen 2,500 yen
2 Days 6,700 yen 4,500 yen 4,500 yen
5 Hours 3,400 yen 2,000 yen 2,000 yen
1 Lift Coupon 400 yen 400 yen 400 yen
1 Day (with 1000 yen lunch) 4,500 yen 3,000 yen 3,000 yen
Season Ticket 35,000 yen 10,000 yen 20,000 yen
Lift Ticket Information The season ticket shown above is valid at Aizu Kogen Nango.

A season ticket that is valid at the following 6 ski resorts in Fukushima during the 17-18 season is also available:

- Aizu Kogen Nango
- Aizu Kogen Takahata
- Inawashiro
- Minowa
- Numajiri
- Ura Bandai

The normal price is 52,000 yen for adults and seniors and 22000 yen for children. Early purchase discounts are available.

Getting to Aizu Kogen Nango

By public transport
Train
Train
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
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
bus
Bus
No shuttle bus service information is available. A taxi from Aizu Tajima Station takes about 40 minutes.
By Car
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)
Direction
Direction
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
Parking
Parking is available at the base of the resort for 700 vehicles. Parking is free every day of the season.

More Information

Visit official website
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Address
Address
Yunoiri 923
Minami Aizu-machi
Minamiaizu-gun
Fukushima-ken
967-0631
Telephone
Telephone
0241-73-2111
2018-2019 SKI RESORT INFORMATION UPDATES
As the 2018-2019 winter season approaches, we will gradually be updating the information for every ski resort in Japan.

Many ski resorts in Japan do not update their own information until the autumn months and so our process of updating information will be ongoing until November.

Resorts usually open and close around the same time each season - if the 2017-2018 planned season dates are still displayed on this page, they can be used as a good indication of the season length.

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