Hakuba Iwatake Snow Field

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Enjoying a 360° panorama of the Northern Alps and Hakuba Basin, Hakuba Iwatake Snow Field has 26 courses down the 1,289-metre Mount Iwatake. Mountainside, the beginners’ area around the summit, is the place for mellow cruising with amazing scenery. The Hillside area follows a wide creek bed with banks to carve up, and also has an off-piste subsection in the shadow of the mountain. For professionally shaped kickers, rails and other obstacles, hit the Iwatake Love Snow Park.

Hakuba Iwatake Snow Field
Hokujo Iwatake, Hakuba, Kitaazumi-gun, Nagano
Phone: +81-261-72-2780
Open: 8:00am-5:00pm

Travelling times to Hakuba Iwatake Snow Field
from Tokyo: 3 hrs (train & bus), from Osaka: 4 hrs 40 min (train)

Resort Data
Snow depth: Dec 186cm/Jan 255cm/Feb 269cm/Mar 260cm/Apr –
Terrain: Beg 30%/Int 50%/Adv 20%
Longest run: 3.3km
Gondolas: 1
Chairlifts: 12
Vertical drop: 539m
Steepest slope: 35°



| Temperature: 8

Nagano is known as one of Japan’s most popular snow holiday destinations that hosted the 1998 Winter Olympics game. It’s a landlocked prefecture that’s home to famous hot spring towns like Nozawa Onsen and the adorable hot-spring-loving snow monkeys.