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Shiga Yakebitaiyama Ski Resort

Shiga Yakebitaiyama Resort Guide

Shiga Yakebitaiyama, Japan

Rated: 3/5 (from 6 ratings)

Shiga Yakebitaiyama Ski Area Highlights
Recommended ForExpert Skiers, Intermediates, Beginners and Apres-Ski!
Total Piste Length18km11 miles
Highest Lift2,000m6,562ft
Resort Height1,540m5,052ft
 Nearest AirportsKobe and Kansai
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Shiga Yakebitaiyama at a glance

The largest (in terms of skier uplift per hour) of 22, largely lift-inter-connected, ski resorts which together make up Japan's largest ski area, Shiga Kohgen, and also one of the world's largest. A huge variety of terrain and the site for half-a dozen of the 1998 Olympic events.

 When will it snow in Shiga Yakebitaiyama?

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Shiga Yakebitaiyama Facts, Stats and Ratings

Shiga Yakebitaiyama Rated

Ratings for Shiga Yakebitaiyama
Expert Skiers
Intermediate Skiers

How High is Shiga Yakebitaiyama?

Max Vertical and Resort Altitude for Shiga Yakebitaiyama
Highest Lift2,000m6,562ft
Lowest Piste1,540m5,052ft
Resort Altitude (Shiga Yakebitaiyama)1,540m5,052ft
Max Vertical460m1,509ft

Ski Area, Pistes and Lifts

Shiga Yakebitaiyama Ski Area

Piste and Lift Stats for Shiga Yakebitaiyama
Black Pistes
Expert Trails
 3 2km1 miles
Red Pistes
Intermediate Runs
1513km8 miles
Blue Pistes
Easy Trails
 6 3km2 miles
Total Length
18km11 miles
Ski Lifts
Number of Lifts
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Shiga Yakebitaiyama Summary

The Japanese Ski Resort of Shiga Yakebitaiyama has direct access to 18km11 miles of downhill skiing, with 24 marked pistes, served by a total of 11 ski lifts.

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

On the Mountain

The longest possible descent in Shiga Yakebitaiyama is 3km2 miles long.

Skiing in Shiga Yakebitaiyama

There are a variety of pistes to suit all levels of skier ability, from Beginner to Expert.

Snowboarding in Shiga Yakebitaiyama

Shiga Yakebitaiyama offers some good boarding.

When is Shiga Yakebitaiyama open?

We don't currently have confirmed season dates for Shiga Yakebitaiyama.

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

NOTE:- Lift and Piste openings are always subject to Snow Conditions in Shiga Yakebitaiyama.

Ski Lift Capacity

The 11 ski lifts of Shiga Yakebitaiyama are able to uplift 17,400 skiers and snowboarders every hour.

Where is Shiga Yakebitaiyama?

Shiga Yakebitaiyama is in Shiga, Japan.

How can I get to Shiga Yakebitaiyama?

 By Air

The nearest airports to Shiga Yakebitaiyama are Kobe, Kansai and Chubu Centrair, all within three hours drive.

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