Hinode Ski Slope
The Hinode ski lifts in the Taro area are two-seater, high speed lifts, and the course is equipped for night skiing. There are two courses on offer, starting from the hill top with the wider ski slope in front: to the east, the course connecting Tengu Ski Slope; to the west, the forest trail course for beginners. At the bottom lift station, cups of freshly-made high quality coffee are available.
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Tengu Ski Slope
The course under the lift at Tengu Ski Slope is very popular among intermediate and advanced skiers as a slalom course. The forest course from the top lift station is great for beginners, and the magnificent views of Azumaya-san and Neko-dake Mountains make for an open and relaxing run. This course also connects with the Uro-taro Ski Slope, which provides an excellent view of the Northern Alps.
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Kids Park(For Kids)
At the Kids Park there is a variety of equipment to make the little ones happy, including sleds, and plastic cushions of different shapes and sizes. Parents or caretakers can wait and relax at the rest station provided. This service is usually offered from January through March, depending on the snow condition.
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>> Board Park information.
Hinode & Tengu ski slope map of suggested courses
Map of suggested courses for beginners
Starting from point No.1 at Tengu Ski Slope, go up to the hill top on the high speed quad-lift, then walk for a minute or two to point No.2 and take in the view of the Northern Alps. Head back to the hill top and walk to the entrance of the forest trail course at point No.3 to see the magnificent Azuyama-san and Neko-dake Mountains. After that, enjoy the relaxing run down the gentle slopes of the forest trail course, point No.4. Following this route takes you back to the bottom lift station. The Hinode Ski Slope, points No.1 to 4, is good for beginners too.
Map for intermediate and advanced skiers
Courses A and B from the top of Tengu Ski Slope are suitable for intermediate and advances skiers, and are also used to practice slalom skiing. As the courses are located just below the lifts, they are ideal for those who want to show off their skills! Please note however that these courses are not open to the public when slalom skiing exercises are underway. Apart from the regular ski courses, there is also a Board Park boasting a five-meter kicker at courses C and D on Hinode Ski Slope. Night skiing is also available there.