Resort Spotlight: Hakuba Goryu (Nagano)

Hakuba Goryu
Hakuba, Nagano

The Gateway to Hakuba!

www.hakubagoryu.com

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Hakuba Goryu is located at the base of the North Alps and at the entrance to the famous Hakuba village in Nagano Prefecture. With skiing and snowboarding usually available from late November until into the spring, it's a long season!  There's a lot of activities to choose from - as well as skiing and snowboarding, there's sledding, popular 'nighta' night-time skiing on the 1500 meter Toomi Gelende, 400 meter mogul course (often home to official mogul events), private pole courses and more. As well as the on-mountain facilities, facilities at base include a variety of restaurants, a nursery room for small children, resting areas and souvenir shops.

Courses

Hakuba Goryu is connected with the Hakuba 47 Winter Sports Park resort and they share a lift ticket. There are two bases at Hakuba Goryu - Base Center Escal Plaza and Base Center Iimori.

      Gradient Elevation
Course name Level Length
(m)
Max
(
°)
Min
(
°)
Max
(m)
Min
(m)
Diff
(m)
Panorama Beginner/Intermediate 850 18 15 1624 1490 134
Grand Prix Intermediate/Expert 900 23 21 1624 1368 256
Technical Intermediate/Expert 300 28 24 1585 1505 80
Super Intermediate/Expert 450 20 16 1515 1450 65
Champion Dynamic Intermediate/Expert 500 23 21 1368 1210 158
Champion Expert Intermediate/Expert 500 35 30 1210 960 250
Woody Intermediate 800 13 11 1220 1100 120
Toomi gelende Beginner/Intermediate 1,500 18 14 1100 800 300
Snow Diving Intermediate/Expert 250 32 27 1030 920 110
Cosmo River Intermediate/Expert 1,500 28 19 1120 760 360
Sunny Way Beginner/Intermediate 1,800 18 14 1120 850 270
Straight Whisky Intermediate/Expert 800 30 20 950 760 190
Powder Snow Beginner/Intermediate 700 19 15 960 760 200
Soft Cream Beginner 520 14 12 842 760 82
Maryland Beginner 550 12 9 824 750 74
Adventure Expert 700 28 19 1450 1030 420

Lift Tickets
Lift tickets are valid at both Hakuba Goryu and the adjoining Hakuba 47 Winter Sports Park resorts.  Please note that a 1000 yen refundable deposit is be required.

Type of ticket Adult
(18-49)
Youth
(12-17)
Senior
(50-69)
G Senior
(over 70)
Junior
(6-11)
1 day 5,000 4,000 4,000 3,200 2,700
2 day 9,000 7,700 7,700 6,100 4,800
3 day 12,600 11,200 11,200 9,000 6,900
Weekday 5 days 17,900 - -
11 lift points 4,000 2,100
Half day (AM/PM) 3,980 2,100
Disabled 1day ticket 3,700 2,100
1 lift (exc. Gondola) 400 210
Nighta 1,900 950
Family 1 Day 6,300 (1 adult + 1 child)
Season Ticket A 48,000 yen - on sale until 30th September
Season Ticket B 53,000 yen - on sale 1st October until 30th November
Season Ticket C 63,000 yen - on sale from 1st December
Senior Season Ticket 53,000 yen - valid for people over 50 years of age
Senior Pair Season Ticket 96,000 yen - valid for people over 50 years of age

The 1 day ticket is valid from opening until 5pm.
The 2 day ticket is valid on 2 consecutive days.
The 3 day ticket can be used on any 3 days in the season.
The half-day ticket is valid from opening until 1pm; or from 12pm until 5pm.
Night operations on the Toomi area from 8pm until 9:30pm between 21st December 2013 and 31st March 2014.
Children under elementary school age - free.
Season tickets require photograph and are only valid for the holder.

 

Places to eat

There's a variety of places to eat at Hakuba Goryu including the main base restaurant for 550 people, noodle shop, Subway, yogurt gelato shop, donburi shop, Dragon cafe and the Alps 360 restaurant with fine views on the mountain.

Kid's Room

Leave your kids in the comfort and safety of the Kids Room as you go and enjoy the slopes. During their stay the children can make new friends and enjoying playing with the many provided toys. Charges are 1600 yen for the first hour and 1000 yen for additional hours. Open from 9am until 12pm (reservations from 8:45am) and from 1pm until 4pm (reservations from 12:45pm)

 

Night-time facilities at Escal Plaza base

Hakuba Goryu offers some overnight sleeping facilities at the base of the resort.  These are available from 11:30pm until 8:00am each day of the main season.

A Type

Hall with a capacity of up to 60 people - 1,100 yen for adults and 900 yen for children
 

B Type

Sleeping sofa-bed (with blanket and pillows provided) - capacity of 30 people - 2,200 yen

C Type

Private room sofa-beds (with blanket and pillows provided) - each room capacity of up to 4 people - 13,000 yen

Hakuba Goryu
www.hakubagoryu.com

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