Set in the beautiful Japanese alps in Nagano prefecture, Hakuba is a winter ski paradise - an unrivalled location, unique in Asia.
Stunning views of the Olympic chair with ski-in ski-out access to over 200 ski runs, Mountain Side’s location can’t be beaten.
Situated at Happo Kokusai ski lift, Mountain Side is just 200 metres from Mominoki Visitor Centre, Rhythm Snowsports and a host of fantastic amenities - great for both summer and winter guests.
Situated in the breathtakingly beautiful Northern Japan Alps, Hakuba stands out as one of Japan's top winter resort areas, offering some of the best winter sports action in Japan. The host of the 1998 Nagano Winter Olympics, Hakuba comprises nine ski resorts stretched across a broad valley, and provides more terrain, vertical rise and advanced ski and snowboard slopes than anywhere in Japan. Abundant snow falls and excellent powder conditions make Hakuba a perennial top choice of skiers and snowboarders from around the world.
9 Resorts, 135 Lifts, 200 Runs.
For more than 70 years, Hakuba has been providing skiers, boarders and outdoor enthusiasts the ideal conditions for enjoying a superlative winter sports experience. Over 200 different trails, exceptional powder and some of the longest vertical skiing in Japan are just a few of the reasons why Hakuba has earned its reputation as a prime destination for skiers and boarders of all levels.
A Winter Paradise.
First founded in 1928, Hakuba boasts some of the highest snowfall levels in Japan, with an annual base of snow exceeding ten meters. Winter in Hakuba means opportunities to enjoy an incredible array of winter sports against the backdrop of the spectacularly beautiful Northern Japan Alps. In addition to skiing and snowboarding, winter enthusiasts can enjoy telemark skiing, Nordic skiing, snow rafting, snow mobiling, heliskiing and snowshoeing. Thanks to its dry climate and exceptional powder snow, Hakuba provides an unparalleled winter vacation experience in Japan.