NEW SEASON (2015-16)

The latest information for all ski resorts as it comes! We update regularly so check back and always be up to date.


Appi Kogen

– For every 7 nights booking made at the Appi Grand Hotel, guests are offered the opportunity for a free night stay at the Morioka Grand Hotel Annex. Guests who wish to stay for an extended period in the Morioka Hotel are offered special discount prices.
– Hachimantai Night Bus Tours
– Appi Area Tour Buses


– New courses: 5 ungroomed and 10 tree run courses.
– A new half-pipe course which makes use of the natural landscape
– Set prices for middle and high school students (13-18 years) and more reasonable pricing for primary-age children (Pre-schoolers ride the lift free).
– An extra ¥500 upon arrival can now get you a joint lift pass which covers Madarao and Tangram Ski Resort.

Shiga Kogen

– Okushiga Kogen and Kumanoya now allow snowboarding in all areas.