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Shiga Higashitateyama

Shiga Higashitateyama Ski Resort Guide

Shiga Higashitateyama, Japan

Ski Area Highlights
Recommended ForIntermediates.
Total Piste Length7km4 miles
Highest Lift1,970m6,463ft
Resort Height1,540m5,052ft
 Nearest AirportsKobe and Kansai
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Shiga Higashitateyama

A gigantic ski area, largest in Japan and one of the world's largest, comprised 22, largely lift-inter-connected ski resorts. A huge variety of terrain and the site for half-a dozen of the 1998 Olympic events.

Summary

The Japanese ski resort of Shiga Higashitateyama is at an altitude of 1,540m5,052ft, with 7km4 miles of marked runs.

Shiga Higashitateyama has direct access to 7km4 miles of downhill skiing, with 7 marked pistes, served by a single ski lift.

The ski resort itself is at 1,540m5,052ft, so skiing or boarding back to the resort is usually possible.

Skiing

There is skiing to suit a range of abilities.

Snowboarding

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

Snow and Weather

When will it snow in Shiga Higashitateyama?

There is currently no significant snow in the 7-day forecast for Shiga Higashitateyama.

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Ski Area Stats

Shiga Higashitateyama Ski Area

Piste and Lift Stats
Black Pistes
Expert Trails
 1 1km1 miles
Red Pistes
Intermediate Runs
 5 3km2 miles
Blue Pistes
Easy Trails
 1 3km2 miles
Downhill
Total Length
7km4 miles
Ski Lifts
Number of Lifts
1

Altitudes

Shiga Higashitateyama Ski Area Heights

Lift Heights and Resort Altitude
Highest Lift1,970m6,463ft
Lowest Piste1,540m5,052ft
Resort Altitude (Shiga Higashitateyama)1,540m5,052ft
Max Vertical430m1,411ft

Shiga Higashitateyama Overview

 Notable Ski Runs

The longest possible descent in Shiga Higashitateyama is 4km2 miles long.

Location and Map

Where is Shiga Higashitateyama?

This ski resort is in Shiga, Japan.

Map

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How to get there

 By Air

The nearest airport to Shiga Higashitateyama is Kobe, 80 minutes drive away.

Kansai and Chubu Centrair airports are all within three hours drive.

Infrastructure

Ski Lift Capacity

The one ski lift is able to uplift 1,480 skiers and snowboarders every hour.

Season Dates

When is Shiga Higashitateyama 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 Shiga Higashitateyama, 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 Tourist Office Website for the latest.

Shiga Higashitateyama