Adatara Kogen Ski Resort

Adatara Kogen Ski Resort

The Adatara Kogen Ski Resort is located about halfway up the eastern side of Mt. Adatara, one of the One Hundred Famous Mountains of Japan. Powder-snowed slopes extending from an altitude of 950 meters to 1,350 meters offer superb enjoyment to everyone from beginners to advanced skiers. The well-equipped facilities include a high-speed 6-passenger gondola, a quad chairlift, three T-bar lifts, a ski center, and three restaurants. In addition, a 1,000 meter-long slope perfect for families has opened recently and there is also a snowboarding park (one-make jump, rails and boxes) as well as a newly-opened nursery room inside the restaurant Rendezvous. The open-air hot spring bath at the Fujikyu Hotel, located just in front of the ski slopes and with water piped directly from the hot spring source, will refresh you after skiing.

Venue Details

Venue Details

Fujikyu Adatara Resort

(+81) 243-24-2141

Best Season
  • Winter
Opening Hours

8:30 AM - 4:30 PM

Related infoGeneral Information:
Season: Dec. - Apr.
No. of Ski Slopes: 7
No. of Lifts: 4
Availability of Evening Skiing : None
Longest Run: 1,500 m
Vertical Drop: 400m
Difficulty Levels of Slopes: 30% Beginner; 50% Intermediate: 20% Advanced

Rental counter, changing rooms, lockers, restaurants, shops, nursery, hot spring

Rental Equipment Cost (per day)
Skiing or Snowboard Equipment: Adult 3,100 yen, Child 2,100 yen
Skiing or Snowboard Clothing: Adult 3,100 yen, Child 2,100 yen
Sled: 500 yen

Pick-up Shuttle bus:
1200 yen charge Reservation necessary Leaves from outsite JR Koriyama Station.

See here for Aizu Ski Japan's page about Adatara Kogen Ski Resort.
Access Details
AccessOku-dake Onsen, Nihonmatsu City, Fukushima Pref. 964-0075
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Getting there

By Car: 20 min from Nihonmatsu I.C. exit off the Tohoku Expressway via Route 459.

By Train: 25 min taxi from Nihonmatsu Station on JR Tohoku Main Line. (Approx. 60 min via shuttle bus (reservation necessary) from JR Koriyama Station)


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