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

At Myoko Kogen there is more on offer than just world-class skiing and snowboarding with amazing adventures adding to your ski/board winter experience.

  • 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.

Ask our Active Travel Experts to assist you in prearranging transfers or a rental car for your stay.


Myoko Kogen has a variety of accommodation options to choose from.

Contact our Active Travel Experts for insider tips on where to stay and tailor-made ski/board experiences.

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