Myoko Kogen

Myoko Kogen is one of Japan’s oldest ski areas combining three different ski resorts. It is renowned for some of the best ski runs in Japan with its longest run covering 8.5km. The resort’s rich history and culture means you will experience a true Japanese styled ski resort.


With 40 lifts operating and an average snow fall of 13 meters at Myoko Kogen you will have no problem finding fresh powder in this terrain. Off the slopes you will be able to find a variety of bars and restaurants; it isn’t difficult to be immersed into the local culture at this resort.

  • Ski in / Ski out
  • Terrain for all abilities
  • Snow park
  • Rich Japanese culture
  • Steepest run is 43 degrees
  • Lessons and rentals

Active Travel Expert, Kate, was in Japan recently, including Myoko Kogen. Take a look at her report.

Mountain Statistics


Top Elevation 1,855 Metres
Lifts 55
Runs 83
Average Annual Snowfall 13 Metres
Terrain Beginner 41%
Terrain Intermediate 41%
Terrain Expert 17%
Ski in / Ski Out  Yes


Trail Map

Other Activities

When you  aren’t on the slopes enjoy some of the other activities the resort has on offer:

  • Matsumoto Castle
  • Onsens
  • Snow Monkey Tours

Getting There

Myoko Kogen is 3-5 hours travel time from Tokyo depending upon transportation used. Fly into Narita or Haneda Airport and either transfer directly or stay in Tokyo before heading out to the resort via bullet train, taxi, or bus. We can assist with stopovers and transfers to the resort.


The Myoko Kogen ski resort provides a wide variety of accommodation styles for everyone’s budgets and needs from luxury resort hotels and lodges to family inns for a simple but home like feel.