Good quality "Japanese Powder Snow" and the wonderful view are our strong points! We have snow areas foeveryone ·· families, beginners, and experienced skiers.

There are various courses at the foot of Mt. Nekodake that can be enjoyed by all, including families as well as experts. Due to cherished geographical conditions at 1,500 m, the snow there is a wonderful flaky powdery snow. On a clear day, you can enjoy the dynamic panoramic view of the mountain ranges of the Japan Alps. A friendly place that is sunny on most days, Minenohara Kogen Snow Resort brings happiness to everyone, including skiers, boarders, kids, and seniors!

Just for snowboarders -- A new snow park with various items for boarders to enjoy!

Our New Kids Ski Park is Super Fun! Fun events held on weekends!

Enjoy the snow area's gourmet food! There are many original local delicacies!

We are proud of the powder snow at our resort, which is a product of the cold climate of Minenohara Kogen. Come and enjoy pleasantly comfortable skiing.

From our ski slopes at an elevation of 1,500 m, you can enjoy breathtaking mountain views including prominent mountains of Japan, and the mountain ranges of the Japan Alps.

Course Map

Lift Ticket Fee

Tickets Adult Senior
(55 and older)
High School Children
(Up to jr.high)
1-Day Ticket \3,500 \3,000 \2,500 \1,500
Parent-Child Tickets:One adult + one child up to primary school age\4,500
Groups of 5 to 9 people \3,200、Groups of 10 or More \3,000
Half-Day Ticket \2,800
Half-Day Ticket Times
AM Tickets:Until 1:00 p.m.
PM Tickets:From 11:00 a.m.
- -
Coupon-Tickets(11) \4,000 \3,000
Single Ticket \400 \300


The Minenohara Kogen Snow Resort is located in Nagano Prefecture, which is just about in the middle of Japan. The area is blessed by beautiful and abundant nature during every season. The eyes of the world were on Nagano during the 1998 Winter Olympics.

Ski and Snowboard Rental

We have skis, snowboards, boots, and suitable wear available! You don't need to bring with any gear!

Rental Fee(Incl. Tax) Half-Day 1 Day 2 Day 3 Day
Ski Set(Skis,boots,stocks) \2,500 \3,000 \6,300 \8,900
Kids Ski Set(Skis,boots,stocks) \1,800 \2,500 \4,500 \6,400
Snowboard Set(Snowboard,boots) \2,500 \5,500 \6,500 \9,000

Pension Village

At an elevation of 1,500 m, it's Japan's largest village of pensions (Japanese Inns).

Located next to the snow resort, "Minenohara Kogen Pension Village" has 49 lodging facilities that take pride in their personal touch and warm Japanese hospitality. Guests staying overnight can receive free kids lift tickets and other benefits.
Minenohara Kogen Ryokan Association Tel: 0268-74-0150