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Happo-one ski resort

Nagano Prefecture, Japan

Happo-one ski resort is located in Nagano Prefecture, Japan. With a peak elevation of 1,831m, it offers skiers and snowboarders a 1,071 m vertical drop. It played host to the 1998 Olympic Winter Games Nagano, a testament to their quality snow and challenging ski runs.

The ski area at Happo-one ski resort is the most famous tourist and skiing hub of Hakuba Japan. It is the most popular of the Hakuba ski resorts, and many visitors to Hakuba have skied or snowboarded here. It offers world-class terrain varying from steep mogul courses, long carving runs, and a terrain park. As well as plenty of gentler runs for beginners to perfect their. Of the Hakuba villages, Happo Village has the highest concentration of shops, restaurants, bars, other amenities, and local transport options.

In total Happo-one ski resort offers 52 km of trails. 31% (16 km) of the total terrain ideal for beginners, 50% (26 km) suitable for intermediate skiers and 19% (10 km) for the more advanced and expert level skiers and snowboarders. This is all easily accessible with 23 ski lifts.

There are 437 acres of terrain available at Happo-one ski resort. With over 13 pistes it is incredibly well suited to intermediates. With lots of groomed runs, it’s a great place to be a speed demon. It also has some beginners’ terrain near the four base areas. It also offers well-formed moguls and piste runs for the more advanced and expert skiers and snowboarders. For snowboarders, there is a terrain park and half-pipe.

The views alone make Happo-one ski resort a worthwhile trip. Throughout the resort area, cafes and dining areas at the lift stations offer picture windows looking at the dramatic peaks and rugged faces. Hakuba’s best hotels, Onsens (traditional hot baths), and restaurants are located here.

At Happo-one ski resort there are a ton of exciting things to enjoy in summers. 3000m peaks, an abundance of forest, and a number of river systems feeding fresh water lakes await you. Set amongst lush flora and fauna, it provides the setting for spectacular scenery and a natural playground. Whether it be hiking on Japan’s rooftop, doing your first ever paraglide, or just relaxing in the pristine environment, it’s perfect for those looking for a getaway in the spring, summer or fall.

The most expensive part of every ski trip is usually the accommodation costs. If you are looking to compare hotel prices and to book your accommodation for your next trip to Happo-one ski resort please visit our STAY page. We invite you to book directly online through our website.

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Total Trails: 52 km 32.3 mi

  • Easiest 15.9 km 9.9 mi | 31%
  • More Difficult 26.1 km 16.2 mi | 50%
  • Most Difficult 10 km 6.2 mi | 19%
  • Terrain Park Yes
  • Half Pipes Yes

Resort Stats

Peak elevation:
1831 m 6007.2 ft
Base elevation:
760 m 2493.4 ft
Vertical Drop:
1071 m 3513.8 ft
Total Trails:
52 km 32.3 mi
Longest Run:
8 km 5 mi

Lift Tickets

  • Day PassJPY 5200
  • Kids Day PassJPY 3000
  • Season PassJPY 70000
  • Kids Season PassJPY 34000
Prices check with resort for specials and discounts

Total Ski Lifts 23

  • Gondolas1
  • Chairlifts22
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Snowmaking Yes

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