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Hakuba Norikura

Hakuba Norikura Ski Resort Guide

Hakuba Norikura, Japan

Ski Area Highlights
Recommended ForIntermediates.
Highest Lift1,300m4,265ft
Resort Height700m2,297ft
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Hakuba Norikura

The Japanese ski resort of Hakuba Norikura is at an altitude of 700m2,297ft.


Hakuba Norikura has direct access to 20 marked pistes, served by a total of 15 ski lifts.

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


Hakuba Norikura offers good sking, particularly, for Intermediate skiers.


Hakuba Norikura offers some good boarding and there is a Snow Park in Hakuba Norikura.

Snow and Weather

When will it snow in Hakuba Norikura?

The next notable snow forecast is 1cm1in, expected on 20 October, with around 3cm1in forecast over the next 7 days.

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Snow Forecast by day for Hakuba Norikura

Ski Area Stats

Hakuba Norikura Ski Area

Piste and Lift Stats
Black Pistes
Expert Trails
Red Pistes
Intermediate Runs
Blue Pistes
Easy Trails
Ski Lifts
Number of Lifts


Hakuba Norikura Ski Area Heights

Lift Heights and Resort Altitude
Highest Lift1,300m4,265ft
Lowest Piste700m2,297ft
Resort Altitude (Hakuba Norikura)700m2,297ft
Max Vertical600m1,969ft

Location and Map

Where is Hakuba Norikura?

This ski resort is in Nagano, Japan.


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How to get there


Ski Lift Capacity

The 15 ski lifts are able to uplift 17,100 skiers and snowboarders every hour.

Season Dates

When is Hakuba Norikura open?

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

Usual opening is late November, and usual closing is Early May.

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 Hakuba Norikura, 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 Hakuba Norikura Tourist Office for the latest.

Hakuba Norikura