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Address: Suginosawa, Myoko 949-2113 , Niigata Prefecture
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Phone Number: +81 255-86-6211

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Myoko's highest resort

A meandering 8,5 km course from the top is one of the longest in the country.The lift infrastructure is good although it is not the latest model.It is said that on a clear day... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 10, 2016
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2016

A meandering 8,5 km course from the top is one of the longest in the country.The lift infrastructure is good although it is not the latest model.It is said that on a clear day, uncertain how many in a season, you can see Mt Fuji in the distance.Like a lots of Japanese ski resorts, the ski area isn’t big enough... More 

Thank Phayao13
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2016

Very well organised and beautiful views, lots of great off piste through the tress on powder days. stay in Akakura Onsen if your japanese is limited ( i recommend pension milepost ) as their are regular buses to Suginohara and Akakura has more english speaking facilities like restaurants etc.

Thank KID1Komodo
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2016 via mobile

Definitely the best ski resort in Myoko city. They didn't have much snow this season, but still it was a lot for us. One of the snowy days we had, we had knee high fresh snow every time when we get off the chair lift. Mitahara zone was our favourite. They also had non-groomed area left which was fun! We... More 

Thank Loco T
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2016 via mobile

I spent one day at Sugi with the promise of long runs and deep powder. I was worried initially when only 5cm of snow was predicted over night only to wake up to 50cm!!! Epic snow, epic trees, epic day!!!

Thank LiamHearne
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35 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2016

Probably my favourite ski resort in Myoko. Runs are long than other resorts, well- groomed ( need this as I get older:) ). Good options for eating on the slopes, fabulous views- even got a glimpse of Fuji-San this time. Recommended

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2016

At it's best, 'Sugi' is just excellent skiing & boarding. Perfect powder, tricky trails, open acres of fast slopes and the longest run in Japan of over 8k's - and the fabulous Gondola up the middle offering awesome views of the mountains, other resorts and sprawling valley floor - so picturesque. A few good off piste & tree runs, couple... More 

Thank Mark F
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2016

We had a really mixed bag of conditions during our 8 day stay at Myoko with alternate sunshine and heavy snow days. We stayed at Akakura Central and decided on the night of a heavy dump that we should head to Suginohara the next day with forecast fine weather. Our options for getting there were the regular shuttle bus from... More 

Thank deemacvee
Canberra, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2016

Our second time at Myoko Kogen and we still love Suginohara. It's a great all round ski resort and has something for everyone. The runs are longer that neighbouring Akakura Onsen and Akakan and generally steeper. Only disappointing thing is that this year it is a 1000 yen return per person bus ride for the 15 km ride. The bus... More 

Thank MudgeeJo
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2016 via mobile

Suginohara ski resort only has a small area (skiers left) near the top lift which is steep enough for off piste skiing - the rest is to flat. The "Higspeed 3" lift leading to this area is often out of service due to technical problems, and then there is absolutely no off piste skiing in the resort. (To flat) From... More 

Thank Brian K
Perth, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2016

Suginohara is a great all round resort. Once you clear the bottom gondola is handles the weekend crowd pretty well. The mountain is well suited for beginner to intermediate skiers and boarders with long wide runs. Not a huge amount on offer for really advanced riders unless your keen on hiking the peak and going off piste but it does... More 

Thank Larissa R

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