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23-24Shiga Kogen Ski Resort Information

High season in Shiga Kogen is until March 31st, and then Spring skiing season starts from April 1st until May 6th except for some ski resorts. Please refer to Spring season information page to get the information about spring season business hours and lift pass prices.


The SHIGAKOGEN NAVIGATOR offers you the route search service, 3D map, ski resorts and lifts live status, hotels and restaurants information and more!



Live lift status

Lifts:Pink(open)・Yellow(stand by, waiting )・Grey(closure)
Slopes:Blue(Fully open)・Green(Parcially open)・Grey(closure)
For more deails : Live lift status


Maintenance and Closure Schedules

Yakebitaiyama Ski Resort
Due to the lack of snow caused by this exceptional warm winter, Yakebitaiyama ski resort decided to temporary close several slopes to maintain selected mains slopes accumulating snow in order to keep the resort open as long as possible.

Yakebitaiyama Lift & Gondola operation status:


*Please kindly note that lifts and gondolas status are changing without prior notice due to weather and snow condition. Thank you for your understanding. 

Please refer Shiga Kogen Mountain Resort’s website for live lifts and gondolas status.


👇Course connection status👇


【○】Okushiga Kogen ⇔ Yakebitaiyama   (Flat groomed pass of about 100m)
【×】Yakebitaiyama → Okushiga Kogen ( via A1 Giant slalom course and Q1 connecting course )

【×】Yakebitaiyama ⇔ Ichinose Yamanokami ( connecting around bottom area)
【×】Ichinose Yamanokami ⇔ Ichinose Diamond ( connecting around the summit )
【○】Ichinose Diamond ⇔ Ichinose Family ( connecting via an overpass )
【○】Ichinose Family ⇔ Tanne no Mori ⇔ Takamagahara
【×】Takamagahara ⇔ Nishitateyama  ( connecting via an overpass )
【×】Takamagahara → Higashitateyama ( From the summit of Takamagahara through the Higashitateyama Olympic course and Forest course )

【×】Sun Valley ⇔ Maruike ⇔ Hasuike
【×】Hasuike → by Walking → Giant ( walk by front of the Shiga Lake hotel)
【×】Giant → Hasuike ( Connecting from the summit to Hasuike bottom area )

【×】Resort Gondola ⇔ Giant /  Nishitateyama / Hoppo Bunadaira
【×】Hoppo Bunadaira ⇔ Higashitateyama summit ⇔ Terakoya ( transfer gondolas )
【×】Higashitateyama summit → → Ichinose Family ( via connecting course )
【○】Terakoya → → Ichinose Family ( From terakoya pair summit via connecting course )
【○】Ichinose Family → → Terakoya ( Frome Ichinose summit via connecting course )

【×】Kuma no Yu → → Yokoteyama ( From Kumanoyu summit via connecting course )
【×】Yokoteyama → by Walking ( from around 1st lift station area )→ Kuma no Yu
【○】Yokoteyama ⇔ Shibutouge ( connecting around summit )


Rental Shops information👈check!

You can come empty-handed and enjoy ski and snowboard in Shiga Kogen!
Here is information about rental shops.
If you are staying Shiga Kogen, your hotel may have rental shop for their guests. Please ask your hotel about their rental service. Some rental shops in hotel are also welcome for visitors.


Lift Pass information👈check!

Until December 22nd, you can take advantage of early-season lift passes at a discounted rate. Check out the details and purchase tickets at the ticket office of operating ski resorts. This ticket is only available at ticket offices, not on sale with online purchase.

Lift pass perfect guide :

From April 1st 👉👉 Spring ski season lift pass infromation :


Shuttle bus information👈check!

The winter bus schedule is start from December 2nd. They offer shuttle bus between ski resorts for free. Check the updated bus schedule here.
Enjoy your winter season in Shiga Kogen!


👉👉 Bus timetable from April 2nd:

Shuttle bus in Shiga Kogen
※The buses highlighted in the blue frame on the schedule are free of charge until May 6th.
Please refer to the bus route map for bus stop numbers :

Express bus between Nagano Station ⇔ Shiga Kogen


Kids Snow Parks👈check!  [ until March 31st 2024]

Kids snow parks in Shiga Kogen!
Not ready for skiing/snowboarding or just want to have fun with snow? Is this the first time for your children to encounter with snow? No worries! We have kids snow parks in Shiga Kogen.
Here you can find information about kids snow parks. Enjoy playing with snow!


Night Skiing  [ until March 30th 2024]

Please refer the Shiga Kogen Mountain Resort website  about night skiing.
Ask ski resorts for more details.

* Opening hours could be changed due to weather conditions without prior notice.


Spring skiing and Early morning skiing👈👈


Shiga Kogen Winter Season Leaflet
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Do you know there is no convenience store nor supermarket in Shiga Kogen?
Do you know where you find an ATM?
Here you will find useful information to make your trip easier! 


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