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Iwappara Ski Resort Guide

Iwappara, Japan

Ski Area Highlights
Highest Lift985m 3,232ft
Lowest Lift400m 1,312ft
 Nearest AirportsNiigata and Tokyo
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The Japanese ski resort of Iwappara is at an altitude of 400m 1,312ft.


Iwappara has direct access to 10 marked pistes, served by a total of 9 ski lifts.

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


There is skiing to suit a range of abilities.


Sorry, we don't yet know much about Snowboarding in Iwappara.

Snow and Weather

When will it snow in Iwappara?

The next notable snow forecast is 2cm 1in, expected on 3 December.

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Snow this week

Snow Forecast by day for Iwappara
463m 1,519ft

Ski Area Stats

Iwappara Ski Area

Piste and Lift Stats
Number of runs
Ski Lifts
Number of Lifts

Altitudes & Slopes

Iwappara Ski Area Heights

Lift Heights and Resort Altitude
Highest Lift985m 3,232ft
Lowest Piste400m 1,312ft

Location and Map

Where is Iwappara?

This ski resort is in Tsuchidaru, Yuzawa, Japan.


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How to get there

 By Air

The nearest airport to Iwappara is Niigata, 128 minutes drive away.

Tokyo airport is also within three hours drive.


Ski Lift Capacity

There are nine ski lifts.

Season Dates

When is Iwappara 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.

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