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Shiga Okusiga Kogen

Shiga Okusiga Kogen Ski Resort Guide

Shiga Okusiga Kogen, Japan

Rated: 4/5 (from 4 ratings)

Ski Area Highlights
Recommended ForExpert Skiers, Intermediates, Beginners, Snowfall and Apres-Ski!
Total Piste Length11km
Highest Lift2,000m
Resort Height1,460m
 Nearest AirportsKobe and Kansai
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Shiga Okusiga Kogen

A gigantic ski area, the 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 Okusiga Kogen is at an altitude of 1,460m, with 11km of marked runs.

Shiga Okusiga Kogen has direct access to 11km of downhill skiing, with 11 marked pistes, served by a total of 9 ski lifts.

Skiing

Shiga Okusiga Kogen offers good sking, particularly, for Expert and Beginner skiers.

Snowboarding

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

Snow and Weather

When will it snow in Shiga Okusiga Kogen?

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

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Ski Area Stats

Shiga Okusiga Kogen Ski Area

Piste and Lift Stats
Black Pistes
Expert Trails
 2 2km
Red Pistes
Intermediate Runs
 3 3km
Blue Pistes
Easy Trails
 6 6km
Downhill
Total Length
11km
Ski Lifts
Number of Lifts
9

Altitudes

Shiga Okusiga Kogen Ski Area Heights

Lift Heights and Resort Altitude
Highest Lift2,000m
Lowest Piste1,460m
Resort Altitude (Shiga Okusiga Kogen)1,460m
Max Vertical540m

Ratings & Suitability

Ratings for Shiga Okusiga Kogen
Expert Skiers
Beginners
Snow
Apres-Ski

Shiga Okusiga Kogen Overview

 Notable Ski Runs

The longest possible descent in Shiga Okusiga Kogen is 3km long.

Location and Map

Where is Shiga Okusiga Kogen?

This ski resort is in Shiga, Japan.

Map

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How to get there

 By Air

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

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

Infrastructure

Ski Lift Capacity

The nine ski lifts are able to uplift 8,100 skiers and snowboarders every hour.

Season Dates

When is Shiga Okusiga Kogen open?

We don't currently have confirmed season dates, but hope to soon.

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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 Okusiga Kogen, 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 Okusiga Kogen