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Biwako Valley

Biwako Valley Ski Resort Guide

Biwako Valley, Japan

Ski Area Highlights
Recommended ForIntermediates.
Total Piste Length7km4 miles
Highest Lift1,174m3,852ft
Resort Height940m3,084ft
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Biwako Valley

The Japanese ski resort of Biwako Valley is at an altitude of 940m3,084ft, with 7km4 miles of marked runs.

Summary

Biwako Valley has direct access to 7km4 miles of downhill skiing, with 11 marked pistes, served by a total of 8 ski lifts.

The skiing is at relatively low altitude, so snow cover can be variable.

Skiing

Biwako Valley offers good sking, particularly, for Intermediate skiers.

Snowboarding

Biwako Valley offers some good boarding and there is a Snow Park in Biwako Valley.

Notable Ski Runs

The longest possible descent in Biwako Valley is 2km1 miles long.

Snow and Weather

When will it snow in Biwako Valley?

The next notable snow forecast is 34cm13in, expected on 27 November, with around 61cm24in forecast over the next 7 days.

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Ski Area Stats

Biwako Valley Ski Area

Piste and Lift Stats
Red Pistes
Intermediate Runs
 9 6km4 miles
Blue Pistes
Easy Trails
 2 1km1 miles
Downhill
Total Length
7km4 miles
Ski Lifts
Number of Lifts
8

Altitudes

Biwako Valley Ski Area Heights

Lift Heights and Resort Altitude
Highest Lift1,174m3,852ft
Lowest Piste940m3,084ft
Resort Altitude (Biwako Valley)940m3,084ft
Max Vertical234m768ft

Location and Map

Where is Biwako Valley?

This ski resort is in Niigata, Japan.

Map

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How to get there

Infrastructure

Ski Lift Capacity

The eight ski lifts are able to uplift 11,700 skiers and snowboarders every hour.

Season Dates

When is Biwako Valley open?

We don't currently have confirmed season dates, but hope to soon.

NOTE:- Ski area, lift and piste opening is subject to Current Snow Conditions.

COVID-19 / Coronavirus

We don't yet have specific details of the COVID-19 precautions being taken in Biwako Valley, but they are likely to include most of the following :-

  • Face masks required on lifts, and in shops.
  • Social distancing in public areas.
  • Reduced lift capacity.
  • Extensive disinfection / sanitization.

French Ski Resort COVID-19 Measures describes further measures that may also be applied.

Visit the Biwako Valley Tourist Office for the latest.

Biwako Valley