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Naeba - Ski Resort and Snow Summary
Skiing in Naeba
Naeba - Ski Resort in Japanese Alps (900m to 1789m)
Naeba is known as the 'St Moritz of the East', (or 'the Aspen of Japan' to North Americans) and is home of the largest ski resort hotel in the world - the 4000 room Prince hotel, which dominates and indeed owns the resort. Yuzawa, the nearest town, is the traditional capital of Japan's snowy region. It can be reached in 80 minutes by bullet train from Tokyo. Naeba has staged numerous World Cup and national ski races over the past 30 years and annually tops 2,500,000 skier visits. For the 2000-01 season a new gondola connecting Naeba Resort and Kagura Tashiro resort in Yuzawa Town, both of which are owned by the Prince Hotel group, Kokudo (http://www.princehotels.co.jp) was opened. The gondola is 5,481 meters (around 3.5 miles) in length - over 500 meters longer than the previous longest in the world in France (Val Thorens, 4942m), holds up to eight people, has a highest speed of six meters per second, and have a difference of 424 meters from it's lowest to highest point.
Naeba Ski Facts
The Japanese ski resort of Naeba has direct access to a total of 29 ski lifts.
Ski Lift Capacity :- The 29 Ski Lifts of Naeba are able to uplift 50,000 skiers / snowboarders per hour.
Skiing in Naeba
Naeba offers good sking, particularly, for Intermediate and Beginner skiers.
Snowboarding in Naeba
One Make and Rail Slide also available and boarders welcome on the slopes.
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