BACKCOUNTRY SKIING RULES IN SHIGA KOGENBackcountry skiing is one of the great attractions at any resort for advanced skiers. Bursting through pristine snow and the beauty of the forest is an adrenaline rush that gets you hooked. However, b...
JIGOKUDANI MONKEY PARK: SUMMER OPENING TIMESWinter is officially with the last bits of snow disappearing in the Park. With the changing of the seasons the opening times of the Snow Monkey Park have changed as well. The opening times of t...
SHIGA KOGEN SNOW UPDATE: December 3rd 2017The season has turned, it`s now December, and the long-awaited snow season has arrived to the area! We would like to keep you posted about the current snow situation of Shiga Kogen - the largest and h...
10/31 THE KANBAYASHI ROUTE TO THE SNOW MONKEY PARK IS REOPENEDThe Kanbayashi route to the Snow Monkey Park is open from today! This is good news for bus and train travelers, as this route is the closest and easiest one to the Park. After the typhoon on th...
PHOTOBLOG: JIGOKUDANI MONKEY PARK IN OCTOBERIt's October! The temperature has gone down quite a bit compared to September and this is noticeable in the behavior of the monkeys. Some of them have started to get into the hot spring to warm themse...