Resort Reviews - tagged 'Shiga Kogen Giant'

Reviews of ski resorts tagged 'Shiga Kogen Giant'. Currently 3 reviews.
Shiga Kogen Giant
志賀高原 ジャイアント
Yamanouchi Town, Nagano
Submitted by andrewl on 10th March 2005
Shiga Kogen Giant review by Highlandjin
This is the place where you practice high speed cruising skills since the plase is straight&wide from the top to bottom.

Good lift connection to transfer to Nishidate, Higashidate and other areas of vast Shiga-Kogen.
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Shiga Kogen Giant
志賀高原 ジャイアント
Yamanouchi Town, Nagano
Submitted by andrewl on 1st October 2004
Shiga Kogen Giant review (submitted before 2003)
Part of the Shiga Kogen resort area in northern Nagano.

Difficult to talk about 1 place as they are all linked together making up my fave resort area in Japan by far. Giant on it's own consists (as far as I can tell) as a couple of fairly long runs down the mountain side.

Shiga Kogen consists of literally hundreds (?) of lifts and courses spreading over a really wide area. You can use all resorts on the same ticket,
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Shiga Kogen Giant
志賀高原 ジャイアント
Yamanouchi Town, Nagano
Submitted by andrewl on 1st October 2002
Shiga Kogen Giant review (submitted before 2003)
Part of the sprawling mass of valleys that is Shiga Kogen, the Giant is right in the middle, and the nearby hotels are a great place to base yourself from. The Giant itself is an FIS SL course and fairly short, but it links onto the likes of Mt Higashidate and Sun Valley.

Often heavily moguled and icy the Giant is *fast*. Take the quad and then gondola up to the top of Higashidate and come down (carefully!) through the
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