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A small ski area with a big view

This is not a big ski area but it has a lot to offer. First of all, the ropeway is one of the... read more

Reviewed 3 February 2018
Central location, great views

This ski resort is easily accessed from the main road in Yuzawa; 850m from Echigo Yuzawa train... read more

Reviewed 25 January 2018
Perth, Australia
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
490 Yuzawa, Yuzawa-machi, Minamiuonuma-gun 949-6101, Niigata Prefecture
+81 25-784-3326
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Reviewed 25 October 2018 via mobile

We went up the rope way 2x because there was so much to do! First day we hiked, rode go carts and luge, played putt putt, found an adventure play ground and rode the ski lift several times. The second day we did the zip...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank conniecarey
Reviewed 23 February 2018 via mobile

It has many students learning at the slopes and ski lift was old. It is very bad for beginners. However for advanced n intermediate are good coz the slopes are challenging. The ropeway view was amazing but at the same time it is old n...More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank sunshine_city88
Reviewed 3 February 2018

This is a small ski area very close to the town of Yuzawa. It is easy to get to which made it crowded due to the limited size. I prefer the bigger mountains such as Hakuba.

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

This is not a big ski area but it has a lot to offer. First of all, the ropeway is one of the largest in the world (able to carry 166 passengers), even bigger than the one over at Mitsumata/Kagura. Beginners will be able to...More

Date of experience: January 2018
1  Thank KenL2965
Reviewed 25 January 2018

This ski resort is easily accessed from the main road in Yuzawa; 850m from Echigo Yuzawa train station. There is a beginners slope at the base. We used this slope for our skiing lessons. The slope is very wide and has a mild incline, just...More

Date of experience: January 2018
3  Thank PerthBlueSky
Reviewed 13 January 2018

Ski in Yuzawa kogen for 2 days. Powder snow and great snow conditions. Kids will love it. Both begineer and intermediate ski track were magnificent. There are a few restaurants up there so no need to worry. A must visit when you are in the...More

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank Junteng63
Reviewed 6 January 2018

I am so reluctant to rate this place 5 stars because more people would start visiting it... oh well, but I must do justice to the place. This ski resort is small, which is probably why there wasn't many people, cos they have fewer slopes....More

Date of experience: December 2017
1  Thank cktng
Reviewed 12 November 2017 via mobile

Went on the ropeway late October and checked out the view. Had lunch at Eidelweiss , German chalet restaurant that serves Japanese food only. Great views.

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank matthewt050
Reviewed 23 October 2017 via mobile

There's good scenery in the ride up the mountain but the best part is the Alpine garden after you walk from the cable car staion. In October the plants and flowers are limited but there's still a nice patch of flowers near the gelato shop...More

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank Bluesphynx
Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

We went there by bullet train and it took us only 1 hour approximately. The experience inside cable car was really interesting, you will see the city and snowy mountain view in the back of city. As I mentioned above, the space wasn't too extensive....More

Date of experience: April 2017
2  Thank AdigunaKusuma
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15 July 2018|
Response from Meta S |
The first day Kogen will open this year, 2018, is on 16 Dec.