Ninox Snow Park resort review (Shibata City, Niigata)

Ninox Snow Park
Shibata City, Niigata
Submitted by belvin on 19th February 2006
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Though Ninnox is a very small resort, it has lots to offer.

I have ridden this resort frequently for the last 4 seasons. Hit it up early after a fresh snow and you'll have fast fresh lines for the first hour or two. But its not for the faint hearted, the narrow steep course keeps you on your toes, if you keep your eyes open there are also a few nice little off piste lines to be had.

Ninnox's main draw however for boarders (and skiers) is it's park.

The park is exceptionally well maintained with a good range of jumps and rails, the transitions not only allow beginners to learn how to jump but also more advanced riders to wire more difficult tricks. Four stars seems exceptionally high for this small resort but its fun board park, friendly staff and amazing views of Niigata city from the top make it well worth the trip especially if you live in Niigata.
Date visited: From 2004
Snow condition on visit: Good after a fresh fall, late afternoon tends to be slushy and slow
Things I liked: Well maintained and groomed park and friendly staff
Things I didn't like: Limited number of courses and off piste riding

Ninox Snow Park

Shibata City, Niigata
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Average Rankings

General score: 51
Snow conditions: 75
Courses/Terrain: 47
Lift system: 40
Apres ski: 80

Basic Resort Statistics

Max. elevation: 936m
Min. elevation: 317m
Vertical: 619m
Steepest slope: 30°
Longest course: 3000m
Number of lifts: 3

Other resorts nearby

Tainai 23.60km
Wakabuna Kogen 41.70km

Location of Ninox Snow Park