Ontake 2240 is located on the south eastern slopes of Mt Ontake in Otaki village, in the western region of Nagano Prefecture. The top of the resort is at an elevation of 2240m, hence the name. It first opened as just Ontake in 1961, changing the name to Ontake 2240 in 2007. This resort had to temporarily close during 2014 due to volcanic activity on Mt Ontake, but at the time of writing is currently back open!
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.
34.4km from Kiso Fukushima Station on the Chuo Honsen line
Ontake 2240 about 34km from Kiso Fukushima Station on the Chuo Honsen line.
No shuttle bus service information is available.
65.4km from the Ina IC on the Chuo Expressway
86.4km from the Nakatsugawa IC on the Chuo Expressway
Nearest national route: Route 19 (31.3km away)
Nearest prefecture road: Prefecture Road 256
The ski resort is about 14km to the north of the central part of Otaki village.
It is about 65km from the Ina IC on the Chuo Expressway (to the east) and about 86km from the Nakatsugawa IC exit on the same expressway (to the south).
Approach the resort by turning off Route 19 onto Prefecture Road 256 and heading into Otaki village. Continue on this road through the village heading north towards the resort. There are signposts to help!
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