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Arai Ski Resort Guide

Arai, Japan

Ski Area Highlights
Recommended ForIntermediates.
Highest Lift1,280m
Resort Height329m
 Nearest AirportTokyo
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The Japanese ski resort of Arai is at an altitude of 329m.


Arai has direct access to 10 marked pistes, served by a total of 5 ski lifts.

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


There is skiing to suit a range of abilities.


Arai offers some good boarding and there is a Snow Park in Arai.

Notable Ski Runs

The longest possible descent in Arai is 5km long.

Snow and Weather

When will it snow in Arai?

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

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Snow this week

Snow Forecast by day for Arai

Ski Area Stats

Arai Ski Area

Piste and Lift Stats
Black Pistes
Expert Trails
Red Pistes
Intermediate Runs
Blue Pistes
Easy Trails
Ski Lifts
Number of Lifts


Arai Ski Area Heights

Lift Heights and Resort Altitude
Highest Lift1,280m
Lowest Piste329m
Resort Altitude (Arai)329m
Max Vertical951m

Location and Map

Where is Arai?

This ski resort is in Shizuoka, Japan.


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How to get there

 By Air

The nearest airport to Arai is Tokyo, 160 minutes drive away.


Ski Lift Capacity

The five ski lifts are able to uplift 9,600 skiers and snowboarders every hour.

Season Dates

When is Arai 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 Arai, 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 Arai Tourist Office for the latest.