Minowa - Ski Area Guide

Minowa, Japan

Ski Resort (1,050m to 1,500m)

Before she became the crown princess of Japan this was Masako Owada's favourite ski area. Super deluxe hotel at the base and a reputation for having 'Canadian style' skiing. The resort has a rare (in Japan) playroom for children.

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Minowa Ski Area

Piste and Lift Stats for Minowa
 2 Black Pistes
 6 Red Pistes
 2 Blue Pistes
 1 Green Piste
4Ski Lifts

Minowa Ski Area Height

Max Vertical and Resort Altitude for Minowa
450mMax Vertical
1500mHighest Lift
1050mLowest Piste
1050mResort Altitude (Minowa)


The Japanese Ski Resort of Minowa has direct access to 11 individual pistes, served by 4 ski lifts.

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

Skiing in Minowa

There is skiing to suit a range of abilities.

Snowboarding in Minowa

Table Top and One Make available and boarders welcome on some slopes.

Minowa in brief

Minowa Ski Resort is:
Good for Intermediate Skiers.
Good for Snowboarding.

Minowa Season Dates

We have no confirmed season dates for Minowa.

NOTE:- Opening subject to Snow Conditions in Minowa.

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Minowa Ski Lift Capacity

Ski Lift Capacity :- The 4 Ski Lifts of Minowa are able to uplift 2,400 skiers / snowboarders per hour.

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