This ski area served as the venue for alpine downhill skiing events during the 1998 Nagano Winter Olympics. It boasts an ideal location as well as a magnificent panoramic view surrounded by 3,000-meter-high peaks. One of the best ski resorts in Japan due to its 8,000-meter-long slope (max.) with an altitude differential of 1,071 meters.
|Half-day||¥ 4,600||¥ 2,500||¥ 4,100|
|1-day||¥ 5,500||¥ 3,200||¥ 5,000|
|2-day||¥ 9,950||¥ 5,700||¥ 9,000|
|Night-time||¥ 2,100||¥ 1,300||-|
From Tokyo area: To Nagano Station via Hokuriku Shinkansen Line. Then take Hakuba-bound express bus to Happo bus stop (approx. 70 min. from Nagano Station). Walk or take a complimentary shuttle bus to Hakuba Happo, Nakiyama slope.
From Nagoya area: To Matsumoto Station via Chuo Line. Then transfer to Oito Line to Hakuba Station (approx. 95 min. from Matsumoto Station). Take a complimentary shuttle but to Hakuba Happo Nakiyama slope.
From Tokyo area: To Nagano I.C. via Joshin'etsu Expressway. Then approx. 60 min. along prefectural road 31.
From Nagoya area: To Azumino I.C. via Nagano Expressway. Then approx. 60 min. along Route 148.
This ski area served as the venue for ski jumping events during the 1998 Nagano Winter Olympics. This jumping hill allows the visitor to climb to the ski jump tower and enjoy from the starting point the same grand view as experienced by the Olympic jumper.