Matsumoto Northern Alps Area 白馬スキー場エリア
Set at the base of the Northern Alps, Hakuba Village features 7 world class ski areas and is considered a winter sports mecca. Hakuba gained international recognition when it hosted several of the 1998 Winter Olympic events. There is a wide variety of terrain, to be enjoyed by everyone from beginners to experts. Hakuba also has the best developed après ski selection of restaurants and bars in the prefecture.
Snowmobiling is available at the Hakuba 47 Winter Sports park through Hakuba Lion Adventures from early January to late mid March (depending on conditions). See their website for details.
Hakuba Town Tourism Office
Tel: 0261-72-7100 / Fax: 0261-72-6311
Late-Nov to early-May
8:00 - 17:00, 18:00 - 21:00
One-day ticket for adults (varies in each resort) from : 4,500 yen
Children from : 2,200 yen
Location / Access
- By Train:
- Get off at Hakuba Station (JR Oito Line) -> switch to buses to each ski resort
75 min Hakuba line bus from Nagano Station (Hokuriku Shinkansen)
- By Car:
- 53 km / 60 min from Azumino IC
53 km / 60 min from Nagano IC