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  • Writer's pictureJacob Maguire

Introducing Tsugaike Mountain

Updated: Nov 12, 2019

Well here is a mountain with so much to offer the family, park rider and powder hound. Driving past this spot it’s easy to think it’s just miles of endless green runs, while that is true and the base is HUGE there is some amazing steep pow runs rising up from mid station with great back country access for those with the brains to enjoy it safely. Riders can also register for an arm band that allows access to some beautiful terrain and side country gates leading to some nice steep spines and pow stashes. Did I mention there is Burger King and Aussie pies at Mid station….. Your welcome.

Elevation 1704 m ( above sea level)

Vertical 904 m ( vertical fall of total ski area)

Resort size 156 hectares

Base elevation 800 m

Advanced rated 20%

Intermediate rated 30%

Beginner rated 50%

Best Food If you happen to be at the base its Hakuba alps café for sure

Best Apres spot : Again alps is a sweet spot looking straight at the hill

Great food and brews at Alps Cafe

Ski lifts 20

Longest run 4630 m

steepest run 32 degrees

Lift ticket price 5100 yen

Bus Timetable based on 2018 - 19 Season

HV2 Kiniyuki Line


Park: there is a nice park skiers right just above mid station with a couple of rails, a split line of beginner, intermediate and some nice hips

Much more than meets the eye

Guest review rankings out of 100

General score 75

Snow conditions 79

Course/ Terrain 76

Lifts 71

Apres 60

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