Asama 2000 Park (Komoro City, Nagano)

Asama 2000 Park
(長野県 小諸市)
Planned season: Saturday 23rd November 2019 until Sunday 5th April 2020
Official snow depth 70cm (5cm) [updated on 19th January 2020]

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Asama 2000 Park is located in the Takamine Kogen area of Komoro city, close to Mt Asama in Nagano Prefecture. The name - sort of - comes from the elevation of the resort, from 1880m to 2050m. At this height snow conditions are often very good and there are some very fine views of the surrounding mountains as well. Interestingly, the slopes of Asama 2000 Park are actually within Gunma Prefecture but the official address is in Komoro city. I wonder who they pay taxes to...

Access to the ski hill is only from the south as the roads to the north (Gunma) are blocked off in winter. Last year a new base building was built, so the Number 2 car park will be available for the 2019-2020 season.

Nagano Prefecture is located in the Chubu region of the main island of Honshu. Most of the Northern Alps, Central Alps and Southern Alps are located within Nagano (along with neighbouring prefectures). Nagano has the second highest number of ski and snowboard resorts in all of Japan and they are spread around the whole prefecture. Nagano city and many of the major ski resorts are located in the northern region.

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The Mountain

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Asama 2000 Park Snow Depth Statistics

Official snow depth numbers from the current season and previous season
December January February March
1st 40cm 30cm 1st 60cm 40cm 1st - 110cm 1st - 110cm
2nd 40cm 30cm 2nd 60cm 40cm 2nd - 110cm 2nd - 110cm
3rd 40cm 30cm 3rd 60cm 40cm 3rd - 110cm 3rd - 110cm
4th 40cm 30cm 4th 60cm 40cm 4th - 110cm 4th - 110cm
5th 40cm 30cm 5th 60cm 40cm 5th - 110cm 5th - 115cm
6th 40cm 30cm 6th 60cm 40cm 6th - 90cm 6th - 125cm
7th 50cm 30cm 7th 60cm 60cm 7th - 100cm 7th - 125cm
8th 50cm 30cm 8th 60cm 60cm 8th - 100cm 8th - 125cm
9th 50cm 30cm 9th 60cm 60cm 9th - 100cm 9th - 135cm
10th 50cm 30cm 10th 60cm 60cm 10th - 110cm 10th - 135cm
11th 50cm 30cm 11th 60cm 60cm 11th - 110cm 11th - 135cm
12th 50cm 30cm 12th 60cm 60cm 12th - 110cm 12th - 135cm
13th 50cm 30cm 13th 60cm 60cm 13th - 110cm 13th - 155cm
14th 50cm 30cm 14th 60cm 60cm 14th - 110cm 14th - 155cm
15th 50cm 30cm 15th 60cm 60cm 15th - 110cm 15th - 170cm
16th 50cm 30cm 16th 65cm 60cm 16th - 110cm 16th - 170cm
17th 50cm 30cm 17th 65cm 60cm 17th - 110cm 17th - 170cm
18th 40cm 30cm 18th 65cm 60cm 18th - 110cm 18th - 170cm
19th 40cm 30cm 19th 70cm 60cm 19th - 110cm 19th - 170cm
20th 40cm 40cm 20th - 60cm 20th - 110cm 20th - 170cm
21st 50cm 40cm 21st - 70cm 21st - 110cm 21st - 170cm
22nd 50cm 40cm 22nd - 80cm 22nd - 110cm 22nd - 170cm
23rd 50cm 40cm 23rd - 80cm 23rd - 110cm 23rd - 155cm
24th 55cm 40cm 24th - 80cm 24th - 110cm 24th - 155cm
25th 55cm 40cm 25th - 80cm 25th - 110cm 25th - 155cm
26th 55cm 40cm 26th - 80cm 26th - 110cm 26th - 155cm
27th 60cm 40cm 27th - 100cm 27th - 110cm 27th - 150cm
28th 60cm 40cm 28th - 100cm 28th - 110cm 28th - 150cm
29th 60cm 40cm 29th - 100cm 29th - - 29th - 150cm
30th 60cm 40cm 30th - 110cm 30th 30th - 150cm
31st 60cm 40cm 31st - 110cm 31st 31st - 150cm

Previous Statistics

Asama 2000 Park Facilities

Ski School: Available Snowboard School: Available
Ski and snowboard lessons are available at Asama 2000 Park. 
Equipment Rental
Ski Rental: Available Snowboard Rental: Available
Ski and snowboard equipment rental is available.
Ski and snowboard wear rental is also available. 
Children Facilities
Children's facilities
The 'Chibbiko Hiroba' area for young children is located near the base of the resort with a moving walkway. Entry costs 500 yen and it is open from 9:00am until 4:00pm.

There is also an indoor 'Kids Room'. Entry is 500 yen.

Entry to one includes entry to the other! 
Park Information
Park information
There is no official Snow Park, but there are some items placed around the slopes. 

Asama 2000 Park Season & Opening Times

Typical season is from Late November until Early April
October November December January February March April May June July
Weekends and holidays Normally open from 8:30am until 4:30pm
Weekdays Normally open from 8:30am until 4:30pm
'Nighta' (night skiing)
Weekends and holidays No
Weekdays No
Opening information
Opening information
Asama 2000 Park is normally open from 8:30am until 4:30pm every day.

There is no nighta at this ski hill.

Asama 2000 Park Lift Ticket Charges

Adults Child
High School age
55 years & over
1 Day (weekends & holidays) 4,000 yen 1,000 yen 2,500 yen
1 Day (weekdays) 2,500 yen 1,000 yen 2,500 yen
AM / PM (weekends only) 3,000 yen
1 Lift Coupon 300 yen 300 yen 300 yen
12 Lift Coupons 3,300 yen 3,300 yen 3,300 yen
Season Ticket 36,000 yen 12,000 yen 24,000 yen
Lift Ticket Information 2019-2020 Season Lift Tickets

The AM tickets are valid from 8:30am until 12:30pm.
The PM tickets are valid from 12:30pm until 4:30pm.

Ski-kodomo-no-hi (Children's Day) is on the first and third Sunday of January, February, March and April. On those days, children up to Junior High School age can ride the lifts for free.

Pre-school young children can ride the lifts for free - must be accompanied by an adult.

Cheaper early season (23rd November until 20th December 2019) and spring season (23rd March until 5th April 2020) lift ticket prices on weekends are available. Weekdays tickets are the same throughout the season.

Getting to Asama 2000 Park

By public transport
22.9km from Sakudaira Station on the Hokuriku Shinkansen line
17km from Komoro Station on the Shinano Tetsudo Line
22.9km from Sakudaira Station on the Koumi Line
Transport Information
Asama 2000 Park is a 17km drive from the Komoro IC of the Joshinetsu Expressway and 23km from Sakudaira Station (Nagano Shinkansen), which is about 60 minutes drive.

>> More information on the Shinano Tetsudo-sen train line
More information on the Hokuriku Shinkansen train line
A free shuttle bus service should be available from Karuizawa Station.
By Car
18.9km from the Komoro IC on the Joshinetsu Expressway
22.6km from the Saku IC on the Joshinetsu Expressway
23.6km from the Tobu Yunomaru IC on the Joshinetsu Expressway
Nearest national route: Route 18 (15.9km away)
Nearest prefecture road: Prefecture Road 80
Asama 2000 Park is a 19km drive from the Komoro IC exit and under 23km drive from the Saku IC exit of the Joshinetsu Expressway.

From the exit, continue on Prefecture Road 79 until reaching the junction with Route 18. Turn left onto Route 18 and after just over 1.5km turn left once again at the sign for 'Takaminekogen Heights' to head up to the ski hill.

Access from the north is not possible in the winter months.

>> More information on the Joshinetsu Expressway
There is parking for 700 vehicles available at the base of the ski hill. Parking is free every day of the season and open 24 hours a day.

Access to the ski hill is only from the south as the roads to the north (Gunma) are blocked off in winter. Last year a new base building was built, so the Number 2 car park will be available for the 2019-2020 season.

More Information

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Takamine Kogen
1st January 2020
Happy New Year. The 'planned season' dates shown on the ski resort pages are planned opening dates - many ski hills around Japan have been experiencing delays.
Current resort snow depth
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