Hakuba is located in the heart of the Japan Alps, with mountain scenery that is spectacular with huge rugged peaks towering above the ski resorts throughout the valley. Hakuba is a place that has to be experienced to be truly appreciated. Hakuba offers world class skiing, excellent lifts with gondolas also and some great grooming facilities.
The Hakuba Valley is a huge area and has a number of resorts offering a fantastic variety of terrain for skiers and snowboarders who want to ski Hakuba. With 9 resorts, 135 lifts accessing over 200 runs, Hakuba is the skiing Valhalla of Japan.
From the southern end of the valley Sun Alpina incorporates 3 ski areas to the linked resorts of Hakuba 47 and Goryu-Toomi and the Olympic ski resort of Happo-One situated in the heart of Hakuba. To the northern end of the valley, Iwatake, Tsugaike, Norikura and Cortina resorts are all impressive.