Togakushi (Nagano City, Nagano)

戸隠 (長野県 長野市)
Planned season: Saturday 15th December 2018 until Sunday 31st March 2019
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Togakushi is located to the north-west of central Nagano city in the northern region of Nagano Prefecture. The two main course areas are located on the southern slopes of Menosan and the north-western slopes of Kenashiyama. A number of courses at Togakushi are left ungroomed. Apart from the skiing and snowboarding, Togakushi is famous for noodles... and ninja (a Ninja Village attraction is nearby). Togakushi has been operating since 1963.

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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Togakushi Snow Depth Statistics

Official snow depth numbers from the current season and previous season
December January February March
1st - - 1st 65cm 140cm 1st 140cm 160cm 1st 80cm 180cm
2nd - - 2nd 70cm 140cm 2nd 140cm 160cm 2nd 75cm 175cm
3rd - - 3rd 70cm 150cm 3rd 130cm 160cm 3rd 75cm 175cm
4th - - 4th 65cm 160cm 4th 120cm 160cm 4th 75cm 170cm
5th - - 5th 65cm 150cm 5th 120cm 170cm 5th 80cm 160cm
6th - - 6th 65cm 140cm 6th 110cm 175cm 6th 80cm 155cm
7th - - 7th 60cm 140cm 7th 110cm 175cm 7th 85cm 150cm
8th - - 8th 55cm 135cm 8th 110cm 175cm 8th 90cm 150cm
9th - - 9th 85cm 120cm 9th 105cm 175cm 9th 85cm 145cm
10th - - 10th 85cm 130cm 10th 110cm 160cm 10th 85cm 145cm
11th - - 11th 85cm 150cm 11th 110cm 170cm 11th 90cm 140cm
12th - - 12th 80cm 140cm 12th 110cm 170cm 12th 85cm 140cm
13th - - 13th 80cm 140cm 13th 105cm 175cm 13th 85cm 130cm
14th - - 14th 80cm 150cm 14th 105cm 190cm 14th 100cm 130cm
15th - - 15th 75cm 150cm 15th 105cm 180cm 15th 100cm 120cm
16th - 80cm 16th 75cm 150cm 16th 105cm 180cm 16th 90cm 115cm
17th - 80cm 17th 75cm 140cm 17th 105cm 180cm 17th 90cm 110cm
18th - 80cm 18th 80cm 130cm 18th 105cm 185cm 18th 95cm 110cm
19th - 80cm 19th 80cm 130cm 19th 105cm 185cm 19th 90cm 100cm
20th - 80cm 20th 80cm 120cm 20th 95cm 180cm 20th 90cm 100cm
21st 30cm 80cm 21st 100cm 110cm 21st 95cm 180cm 21st 80cm 100cm
22nd 30cm 80cm 22nd 115cm 110cm 22nd 90cm 180cm 22nd 70cm 100cm
23rd 30cm 80cm 23rd 110cm 125cm 23rd 90cm 180cm 23rd 60cm 120cm
24th 30cm 70cm 24th 115cm 140cm 24th 90cm 180cm 24th 65cm 110cm
25th 30cm 70cm 25th 115cm 165cm 25th 85cm 180cm 25th 65cm 100cm
26th 30cm 80cm 26th 120cm 170cm 26th 85cm 170cm 26th 60cm 100cm
27th 30cm 100cm 27th 140cm 165cm 27th 80cm 170cm 27th 60cm 90cm
28th 40cm 130cm 28th 130cm 165cm 28th 80cm 160cm 28th 55cm 90cm
29th 55cm 135cm 29th 150cm 165cm 29th - - 29th 55cm 90cm
30th 60cm 140cm 30th 140cm 165cm 30th 30th 50cm 80cm
31st 75cm 140cm 31st 140cm 160cm 31st 31st 55cm 80cm

Previous Statistics

Togakushi Facilities

Ski School: Available Snowboard School: Available
Ski and snowboard lessons are available at Togakushi. 
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 'Kids Park' is located at the base of the resort. Ninja slope!

The 'Nin Nin' child care facility is located at the base - reservations are requested and the charge is 2500 yen for a half day. 
Park Information
Park information
The 'Freestyle Park PARK' (Park 9) at Togakushi is located on the lower area of the resort and features a variety of items. 

Togakushi Season & Opening Times

Typical season is from Mid December 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
Togakushi is normally open from 8:30am until 4:30pm.

There is no nighta at this ski hill.

Togakushi Lift Ticket Charges

Adults Child
Junior High School age & under
50 years & over
1 Day 4,000 yen 2,500 yen 3,600 yen
1.5 Day 7,000 yen 4,300 yen 6,200 yen
2 Days 7,500 yen 4,500 yen 6,800 yen
3 Days 11,000 yen 7,000 yen 9,800 yen
AM / PM 3,200 yen 2,100 yen 2,900 yen
5.5 Hours 3,500 yen 2,200 yen 3,200 yen
1 Lift Coupon 320 yen 210 yen 320 yen
Early Ski 2,700 yen 1,200 yen 2,300 yen
Spring Ski 2,700 yen 1,200 yen 2,300 yen
Lift Ticket Information The 1.5 Day ticket is valid either for an afternoon and following day, or a full day and then the following morning.
The Morning ticket is valid from 8:30am until 1:00pm.
The Afternoon ticket is valid from 12:00pm until closing.
The 5.5 Hour ticket is valid for 5.5 hours from the time of purchase.

The Early Ski ticket is valid from 15th December 2018.
The Spring Ski ticket is valid from 25th March season end.

Getting to Togakushi

By public transport
23.2km from Nagano Station on the Hokuriku Shinkansen line
18.1km from Kurohime Station on the Kita Shinano line
23.2km from Nagano Station on the Shinetsu Honsen Line
Transport Information
Togakushi is about 18km from Kurohime Station.

Nagano Station on the Hokuriku Shinkansen line is 23km to the south.

>> More information on the Kita Shinano-sen train line
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A bus is available from the West Exit of Nagano Station. It takes about 60 minutes to get to the resort.
By Car
19.6km from the Shinano-machi IC on the Joshinetsu Expressway
25.5km from the Myoko Kogen IC on the Joshinetsu Expressway
31.1km from the Nagano IC on the Joshinetsu Expressway
Nearest national route: Route 18 (18.2km away)
Nearest prefecture road: Prefecture Road 36
Togakushi is less than 20km from the Shinano-machi IC exit on the Joshinetsu Expressway.

It is about 31km from the Nagano IC on the same expressway and located north of central Nagano city.

From the northern part of Nagano city head north using the Togakushi Bird Line road and follow the signs to the ski resort which is located just off Prefecture Road 36.

>> More information on the Joshinetsu Expressway
There is parking for 1500 vehicles by the base of Togakushi. Parking is free every day of the season.

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2019-2020 SEASON INFO
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