At Koide Ski Resort in Uonuma City, Niigata Prefecture, the slopes offer a panoramic view of the Echigo Sanzan (three mountains of Echigo) and Uonuma City. And being in walking distance of Koide Station, you can visit via public transport! There are slopes for children and courses for beginners, intermediate, and advanced skiers to enjoy winter to the fullest!
Koide Ski Resort was established in 1953. Surrounded by the Echigo Sanzan and Uonuma mountains, the slopes are also used by local schools. With courses for beginners and those seeking to improve their skills, visitors can enjoy not only the skiing but also the beautiful views. There are a total of five courses, each named after animals. The Tanuki Course and Squirrel Course are suitable for beginners. The Fox Course and Rabbit Course are for intermediate and advanced skiers, and the Kamoshika Course will satisfy all comers. There is also a children's slope, so kids will never get bored! Meals can be enjoyed at the "Mercure" restaurant and the "Yamakoya" cafeteria. A wide variety of light meals and drinks are available, but be sure to try the Katsu Curry (pork cutlet curry) at Märchen and the Mochi Ton Don (rice topped with glutinous rice and mochi) made with Echigo mochi pork at Yamakoya. And the Uonuma Koshihikari rice will keep you energized on the slopes! There are two free parking lots, one nearest the Sogo Ski Center and the other at the adjacent hot spring facility, Mihazarenoyu Komami, with a total of 170 parking spaces available. In addition, the parking lots are within walking distance of Koide Station for easy access, so you can come either by car or by train. The 2022 ski season is scheduled from December 23, 2022 to March 5, 2023, with lifts available 09:00–16:45 (this pass is not valid for night skiing). Get your lift tickets and enjoy the slopes this winter!
***From reservation to entry, it's a simple 2-step process! *** ＜Step 1> After booking your ticket on Rakuten Travel Experience, an e-ticket will be sent to your registered e-mail address. <Step 2> When you arrive at the facility, please visit the entrance counter and click on the "Voucher"link in the e-mail sent to you at the time of purchase. Please click the "Use" button and show the screen to the staff. (Please ensure that your smartphone can connect to the internet before your visit)