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Hakuba Happoone Ski Resort

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Address: 5734-1 Happo, Hokujo, Kitaazumi-gun, Hakuba-mura 399-9301, Nagano Prefecture
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Phone Number: +81 261-72-3066

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ski where the Nagano Olympic downhill was held

This is one of my choices for skiing in Japan. This now gets an international group of users. The skiing is varied and there are a large number of lifts of all kinds. Crowds are... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 weeks ago
Cohasset, MA, USA
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Cohasset, MA, USA
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is one of my choices for skiing in Japan. This now gets an international group of users. The skiing is varied and there are a large number of lifts of all kinds. Crowds are not an issue. A good way to get here is train to Nagano and bus (about 1 hour) to Hakuba and Happo One.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 24, 2016

We spent a few days in Hakuba for skiing and snowboarding. It was our 1st time in Japan for winter experience and it was great. It's not comparable to ski resorts in the european alps cause the gondola and lifts are technical not up to date. But everything and especially the perfect japanese service was great. Perfect groomed slopes, very... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 20, 2016

A paradise for beginner, intermediate & expert. There are fine nursery slopes for beginners also. This is one of Japan's largest and most famous ski resort blessed with breathtaking panoramic view. I will definitely going back for this coming winter again.

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Czech Republic
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 14, 2016

Hakuba is deserted in summer, not many tourist, no ski bums, no noisy Aussies ;-) . This results in many shops, restaurants and hotels being closed, which might be a bummer. However it shouldn't turn off anyone. This place is beautiful in summer. I took bike rides along the river, between rice fields, there are numerous mountain hikes from one... More 

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Hong Kong
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 13, 2016

This resort and the surrounding have good skiing for our intermediate and beginner levels and beautiful scenery. The service is typical Japanese hospitality - logical, efficient, and enjoyable.

Thank casadeboys
Tokyo, Japan
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 6, 2016

Hakuba is a guaranteed good time on the slopes. It caters for everyone with mixed abilities and has a good network of slopes that are pretty interchangeable (certainly for the 2016-17 anyway when a Valley Card will be on offer - Awesome!) The town is small but there is enough to keep you occupied in the evening and plenty of... More 

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Coolum Beach, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 19, 2016

So good easy for learners, shuttle buses all over the place to the different slopes, heaps of chairs and gondolas Would definitely go here again better than skiing in Aust or nz

Thank Ian W
London, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 5, 2016

I have to admit to being a little biased about this place, Hakuba, Wadona and Happo One. Five great ski resorts with good transport and pretty good infrastructure, food excellent almost always guaranteed metres of snow but as you are aware weather paterns around the world are changing. For example last year they had the best snow in eight years... More 

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Hakuba-mura, Japan
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 19, 2016

I have been skiing on Happo One for over 20 years now. It doesn't get dull. It's a real skier's / rider's mountain; steep, sometimes deep, well groomed, leg burning top to bottoms of 1 km in vertical elevation the steepest course, 'The Olympic Mens Downhill', gives you a 2.5 km run! The lifts are a bit antiquated but other... More 

Thank Dave E
Hong Kong, China
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 18, 2016

large ski course with many trails, trails long and wide enough, good for players at different levels, beautiful scene, powder snow, shuttle bus, located besides village with food and hotels and onsen.

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