Kandatsu Kogen, Japan

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Established in ? the Japanese ski resort Kandatsu Kogen lies at 460 metres altitude in the Niigata region of the Japanese ?. With the highest lifts and ski slopes at 1000m the area is not snow sure. Over ? snow cannons ensure artificial snow making covers 0km of trails, which equates to around ? of the slopes. The nearest airport transfer to Kandatsu Kogen is ? at a distance of ?km or approximately ? minutes driving time. Their season runs from December to April.

SNO-man says

Well designed and facilitated ski centre, universally popular in Japan. Easy access from Tokyo, modern infrastructure.

Alpine Downhill Runs

Beginner Trails
 ? runs 0km
?%  Intermediate Trails
 ? runs 6km
?%  Advanced Trails
 ? runs 3km
?%  Expert Trails
 ? runs 4km

Resort and Holiday Stats

Apres Ski
Family/child Friendly
Value for money
Lift Pass Prices (adult 6 day)? - ?
Traditional Village / Purpose Built Resort
Resort OpensDec 2014
Resort ClosesApr 2015
(snow conditions often influence opening/closing)

Mountain and Slopes

Downhill Runs13km
total length of Kandatsu Kogen trails
Longest Lift-Served Run3.5km
longest piste or trail reachable by lift
Slope Orientation?
direction Kandatsu Kogen area faces
Top Altitude1000m
top station of highest lift
Bottom Altitude460m
bottom of lowest run
Resort Altitude460m
centre of Kandatsu Kogen ski resort
Vertical Drop540m
total descent from top lift to bottom piste
Skiable Vertical^v 540m
can include extra hike up above top lift

Skiing in Kandatsu Kogen

22 pistes and trails means approximately 13km of runs. 8 Kandatsu Kogen lifts have capacity to transport 13800 per hour. The longest run in the Japanese ski resort is over 3.5km.

SNO-man says

The mountain has ?% beginner runs or nursery slopes, ?% intermediate, ?% advanced slopes and ?% for experts - the most difficult piste is the ?km ? run, with a steepness/slope angle of 40%. There is no night skiing.

Rating for skiing gets ? stars out of 5 overall    

Snowboarding in Kandatsu Kogen

Of the 8 ski lifts, 0 are surface lifts or "drag lifts" - this gives an indication of how modern the lift system is and how good Kandatsu Kogen is for snowboarding - especially for beginners learning to board. Facilities include 1 terrain parks and 1 half pipe (longest half pipe length is 80 metres), 0 quarter pipe and 0 boardercross courses.

SNO-man says

Rating for snowboarding gets ? stars out of 5 overall    

Kandatsu Kogen Apres Ski

Off-Slope activities include:

0 apres ski bars 1 restaurants 0 bowling 0 night club 0 cinema 0 billiards / pool 0 games room 0 concert 0 indoor swimming 0 outdoor heated pools 0 saunas 0 hot tubs 0 solariums 0 masseurs 0 indoor ice skating 0 outdoor ice skating 0 indoor sports centre 0 indoor tennis 0 squash racquetball 0 sleigh rides 0 ballooning 0 horse riding 0 prepare winter walks 0 climbing 0 golf 0 fishing 0 museum 0 library Plus these additional apres ski facilities ?.

SNO-man says


Rating for apres ski gets ? stars out of 5 overall    

"Kandatsu Kogen" by any other name

The Japanese resort is also known as and has common misspellings:

The direction which the various Kandatsu Kogen slopes face can make or break your ski holiday. To guarantee good snow conditions, choose a resort with piste which face the right way for the time of year you're travelling.

- In the coldest winter months of January and February pick a resort with sunny south facing slopes, so your days on the snow doesn't feel like a polar expedition. Conversely, in the warmest spring skiing months of March and especially April, a resort with cool and shady north facing trails will ensure you're not riding on slush, but benefitting from best late season snow. The best destinations have areas which face in all directions so that you're guaranteed greating conditions whatever the weather. Kandatsu Kogen has slopes facing ?.

Rating for snow gets ? stars out of 5 overall    

Mountain & Snow Sports in Kandatsu Kogen

Kandatsu Kogen snow sports - off slope winter mountain sports

Cross Country Skiing (langlaufen) in Kandatsu Kogen: 0km X C ski trails, Lessons available? N

Easy XC Ski Trails: 0km     Intermediate XC Trails: 0km   Difficult XC Trails: 0km

Telemark Tuittion: N     Telemark Rental 0      Paragliding schools: 0

Snow mobile Rental: 0     Toboggan Run Length: 0km

Non Skiing Winter & Snow Activities in Kandatsu Kogen

Kandatsu Kogen snow fun - off slope winter activities

Outdoor Ice Rink: 0 Indoor Ice Rink: 0 Balloon Flights: 0

Prepared Winter Walks: 0 Snowshoeing: 0 Hang Gliding : 0

Snow mobile Rental: 0 Toboggan Run Length: 0km Paragliding schools: 0

Kandatsu Kogen non skiing facilities also include ?.

Kandatsu Kogen reviews, star rating and information is collated by SNO man from staff experience and customer feedback.
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