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Skiing in Japan: Gifu and Aichi

Skiing in Japan: Gifu and Aichi


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Looking for skiing opportunities in Gifu and Aichi? Here are some of the main skifields in the area.

Chausuyama Kogen
www.honokuni.or.jp/toyone

The only ski resort within Aichi prefecture, generally suited to beginner and intermediate skiers the longest run is 1km.
Train: Toeie on the Iida line, then bus
Car: Toyokawa IC on the Tomei expressway then via route 151

Washiga-take
ski.washigatake.jp

A nice range of courses, longest run at 3km.
Train: Hokunou on Nagaragawa line, then 15 minutes by bus
Car: Takasu IC on Tokai Hokuriku Expressway, then 3km on route 156

Hirugano Kogen
www.hiruganokogen.co.jp

A larger number of beginner and intermediate courses, the longest run is 1.5km.
Train: Mino-shirotori on the Nagaragawa railway, then bus
Car: Takasu IC on the Tokai Hokuriku expressway then 15km by local road

Meiho
www.meihoski.co.jp

The longest course at Meiho is just over 5km, not bad. More boarders than skiers here.
Train: Gujo-hachiman on the Nagaragawa railway, then bus 50 minutes
Car: Gujo-hachiman IC on the Tokai Hokuriku expressway then 28km by route 472

Dynaland
www.dynaland.co.jp

Already open at time of writing (end of November), Dynaland boasts a good split between beginner, intermediate and advanced courses, as well as large pipes and big air table for snowboarders.
Train: Mino-shirotori on the Nagaragawa railway, then bus
Car: Takasu IC on the Tokai Hokuriku expressway then 7km by local road

Ciao Ontake Ski Resort
www.ciao.co.jp/

Nestled on the the slopes of Mt. Ontake lies Ciao Ski Resort. While only having a few courses suited to advanced skiers, the longest run is just on 2.3 km. Close
by is Nigorigo Onsen, great for a hot soak after a day on the slopes, and it also boasts a konyoku buro (mixed bathing) bath.
Train: Kisofukushima on Chuo line, then bus
Car: Nakatsugawa IC on Chuo Expressway then about 1 hour on local roads