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Great intermediate groomers

Being strictly groomed-run skiers, we found this a great place to ski in the Myoko area. Good... read more

Reviewed 11 March 2018
DJA12345
Another pleasant surprise

The next resort near to our accommodation that looked okay. Gondola and a number of hooded... read more

Reviewed 10 February 2018
123TonyP
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Reviewed 2 April 2018 via mobile

I have included a review for Akakura Onsen that included Akakan (or as everyone calls It Kanko). Awesome, very enjoyable. Great runs, especially the long run down to gondola past the red hotel.

Date of experience: February 2018
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Reviewed 11 March 2018

Being strictly groomed-run skiers, we found this a great place to ski in the Myoko area. Good lifts and mostly uncrowded slopes with no lift lines at all during the week and only a very short wait even on weekends.

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank DJA12345
Reviewed 28 February 2018 via mobile

Myoko had amazing powder. There are some incredible areas to ski-tour off of the top-notch and really good off piste if you are avalanche aware and follow safe practices. We skied about a week here and discovered new runs every day

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank Andy S
Reviewed 10 February 2018 via mobile

The next resort near to our accommodation that looked okay. Gondola and a number of hooded chairlifts (again putting Hakuba to shame). A lot more beginners on the runs but not too many if you ski to the runs to the right side of Akakura...More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank 123TonyP
Reviewed 8 February 2018 via mobile

This is the other half of a two ski area access. You can get a day pass for either area, or a combined pass for both. Do the combined.

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank Kelly D
Reviewed 3 February 2018

Lots of varied runs and decent side country if you're willing to duck ropes and go out of bounds. Watch for ski patrol and avoid getting stuck in the valleys between ridges, as some have running water and require a hike to get out. Well...More

Date of experience: January 2018
3  Thank nzskater
Reviewed 1 February 2018

This is part of the Akakura ski fields and offers plenty of varied terrain for all levels of skiing ability

Date of experience: January 2018
1  Thank Mark M
Reviewed 27 January 2018 via mobile

This place offers a variety of terrain and some good long runs in pretty area. Very Japanese. Great for those with intermediate skills or better. The upper runs might be a challenge for beginners with no alternatives down! Connections to Akakura Onsen (joint pass) are...More

Date of experience: January 2018
1  Thank 623tanyaa
Reviewed 8 March 2017

Loved skiing on this mountain. Great covered quad chairs and a gondola take you to the top. Tree skiing is great and the snow was perfect. Right in the heart of Myoko resort village. Would recommend it to anyone visiting the area.

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank Gdayfr0mWA
Reviewed 7 March 2017

Catering for all levels of skier, this place would be the best to visit more times then once.Has ample areas to eat on the hill as well as stopping in town.Rental shop has all you need at the base of the gondola.

Date of experience: February 2017
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DazzaRB
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Response from Finn_on_the_go | Reviewed this property |
Hi, 1) Yes - many Aussies as teachers. Myoko sports was very fluent in english. 2) Good for Learning kids - partly nice flat runs, partly steeper and enough bumps etc to make it kid friendly 3) best time? Not sure - I was... More
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