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Rusutsu - Ski Area Guide

Rusutsu, Japan

Ski Resort - 40km25 miles of Piste (400m1,312ft to 994m3,261ft). Rated: 3/5 (from 5 ratings)

A huge family resort built by the former owners of Heavenly and Steamboat Springs in the US (purchased by the American Skiing Company in 1997 and latterly by Vail Resorts and Intrawest) and Tignes in France. This is a full service ski-in resort which can accommodate nearly 3000 guests and has excellent international standard facilities, there are no towns nearby.

 Rusutsu Snow News

The next notable snow forecast for Rusutsu is 2cm1in, expected on 13 December, with around 23cm9in forecast over the next 7 days. There is some snow currently indicated by the long-range (7 days+) forecast; but too far ahead to be relied upon.

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Who is Rusutsu good for?

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Ratings for Rusutsu

Rusutsu Ski Area

Black Pistes
Expert Trails
128km5 miles
Red Pistes
Intermediate Runs
1617km11 miles
Blue Pistes
Easy Trails
 9 15km9 miles
Pistes
Number of runs
37
Downhill
Total Length
40km25 miles
Ski Lifts
Number of Lifts
17
Piste and Lift Stats for Rusutsu

Rusutsu Ski Area Height

Max Vertical594m1,949ft
Highest Lift994m3,261ft
Lowest Piste400m1,312ft
Resort Altitude (Rusutsu)400m1,312ft
Max Vertical and Resort Altitude for Rusutsu
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Rusutsu

The Japanese Ski Resort of Rusutsu is one of the larger Ski Resorts in Japan and has direct access to 40km25 miles of downhill skiing, with 37 individual pistes, served by 17 ski lifts.

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

Skiing in Rusutsu

All levels of skier ability, from Beginner to Expert, are well-catered for in Rusutsu.

Snowboarding in Rusutsu

The best area are the runs either side of Izola No. 1 Quad lift.

Rusutsu in brief

Rusutsu Ski Resort is:
Good for Expert Skiers.
Very good for Intermediate Skiers.
Very good for Beginners.
Good for Snowboarding.

Rusutsu Season Dates

We have no confirmed season dates for Rusutsu.

 Open.

Usual opening - Late Nov.

Usual closing - Early April.

NOTE:- Opening subject to Snow Conditions in Rusutsu.

Where is Rusutsu?

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Rusutsu Ski Lift Capacity

Ski Lift Capacity :- The 17 Ski Lifts of Rusutsu are able to uplift 30,000 skiers / snowboarders per hour.

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90cm35in
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