Traditional Snow Trail 5days

Enjoy cat skiing, tour skiing, piste & hot springs!

This spectacular ski tour includes cat skiing around Yamada ranch in Minami-Shiga, tour skiing in the direction of Kasadake, and traversing numerous classic routes from the Shibu-toge area to the Yamada Onsen area via Manza Onsen. From Yamaboku to Kumanoyu, you will enjoy the historic classic routes where the Emperor has skied, and then cat ski up to Kasagatake and ski the forest trails at the foot of Mt. Northern Alps. There are 360 degree views of the Hokushin Gogaku, Mt. Naeba, Mt. Asama,Mt. Azumaya.

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Date and price

25-Feb to 29-Feb  ¥158,000
17-Mar to 21-Mar  ¥138,000
Meal:Breakfast 4times, Lunch 0times, Dinner 4times,
Minimum number of participants:6
Scheduled Hotel:Fukei-kan(Yamada onsen), Shiga Park hotel or Shiga kogen Prince hotel(Shiga kogen), Manza onsen Prince hotel(Manza onsen)
Single room surcharge:¥28,000
Depart from: Nagano station

Tour detail

  • The trip fee is for one person based on double occupancy in a double room.
  • The lift ticket fee is not included.
  • The skiing schedule, routes, etc. may be subject to change depending on weather and snow conditions.
  • Please inquire if you wish to rent skis.
  • If the ski slopes are closed due to bad weather, we will guide you to other ski areas or sightseeing spots.
  • Semi-fat skis, fat skis, and beacons are also available for rent.
  • We recommend that you purchase domestic travel insurance.

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Day1 Morning: Meet at Nagano Station 🚌 Travel by private car to Yamada Onsen (hot spring) "about 50 minutes
Arrive at Yamada Onsen and check in at Kaiseikan.
Afternoon: Get accustomed to skiing at Yamaboku Ski Resort.
If you are coming by car, please be at the Hotel by noon.
Day2 All day: Enjoy cat skiing.
Approximately 20 minutes by cat from Yamaboku. Elevation gain is about 400m per run (3 runs). If you ski to Yamaboku Ranch, the elevation difference is 1000m (1 run). A total of 4 to 6 runs are recommended.
For the departure on March 17, we will take you to the mountain ski route around Kasadake (笠岳).
Day3 From Yamaboku, take the lift to the top of Lift 3 (20 minutes) and traverse clockwise around Kasagatake (笠ケ岳). From the riding point, ski along the foot of Kasagatake to Kumanoyu (40-50 minutes uphill on the way).
After skiing, hike up gently to the ski lift landing at Kumanoyu ski resort and ski into the center house.
After lunch, we will ski Yokote and then traverse to Takatenbaru (using a private car along the way). (A private car will be used on the way. Total tour time is about 5 hours.)
Please bring a backpack of about 35 liters.
Day4 From Takamagahara to Yokote and Shibu-toge again (partly by bus)
From Shibu-toge to the highest point of the national road (10 minutes ascent), then ski to around Yoshigadaira.
Mt. Bozu, ski to Manza Onsen (Gunma side) former Asahiyama slope 1 or 2.
You can enjoy spectacular views of Kusatsu-Shirane, Mt. Asama, the five Kitashin peaks, and even Mt. This is a famous filming location for the movie "Take Me Out to Ski. Shiga Kogen - Manza - Kusatsu. Après-ski at Manza Onsen, where you can enjoy a onsen (hot springs). (Total tour time: approx. 4 to 5 hours)
Day5 Old Asahi No. 12 will be climbed with seals on the second. After skiing, move to the Manzayama slope. Manzayama forest course to Nanami Onsen. By the way, if it is a car, the movement from Gunma to Nagano in a roundabout way is far such as Karuizawa and Torii pass. The present old road which Tadaharu Kunisada used as a regular route from Jyoshu to Shinshu. There are several branch ridges, and it is a mysterious area with no human intrusion.
We then went to Nanami Onsen - Yamada Onsen. Since it is a northern slope, there is plenty of snow and you can ski with good snow quality (no climbing).
(No climbing.) The second half of the tour takes about 30 minutes on a forest road. The second half of the tour is about 30 minutes of skiing on forest roads. Total tour time is about 3 hours.
Afternoon: Departure from Yamada Onsen 🚌Transfer by private car to Nagano Station (50 minutes)

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2.We will send you a "Paying form" by email.

3.The tour contract will be concluded upon receipt and confirmation of the application fee by our company.

2-16-8 Dogenzaka, Shibuya-ku, Tokyo
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