[Ski/Snowboard] Shiga Kogen - Okushiga & Yakebitai Area

[Ski/Snowboard] Shiga Kogen - Okushiga & Yakebitai Area

This area when looking at the map is at the far left corner. The area consists out of two different ski resorts, the Okushiga Ski Area and the Yakebitai-yama Ski Area. Of course there is plenty of skiing and snowboarding to be done in this area. There is off-piste skiing which you could also do with a guide at the Okushiga Area, you could also take skiing lessons there at the international ski school. With the family you could go to Yakebitai-yama for some simple sledding as well at the family park. There is a variety of courses available going from beginners up to advanced.


The area can be covered with the 5000 yen ski pass that covers the whole of Shiga Kogen, but it is also possible to buy a separate pass for one of the areas for 4000 yen.


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