Oku Daizen resort review (Kofu Town, Tottori)

Oku Daizen
Kofu Town, Tottori
Submitted by andrewl on 5th January 2010
Oku Daizen review by Anthony
Great place to go snowboarding in the san-in area.

Last 2 years I went to Kokusai, wich is much bigger and a lot more crowded. After going to Okudaizen I found my new favorite place in Japan. They have several jumps, and rails, and the walls are perfect for tricks all the way down. 1 run looks like a huge half pipe. This is not a good place for skiing, only snowboarding. 85% snowboarders. Leading into the jumps you have to build a lot of speed because there is a long mellow stretch before the jumps that slows you down.

Other than that we had a blast and will definately be going back soon.
Date visited: From 03 January, 2010
Snow condition on visit: Snowing, Very packed base
Things I liked: Great terain for snowboarding
Things I didn't like: Only 2 lifts, takes a while to get to the top

Oku Daizen

Kofu Town, Tottori
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Basic Resort Statistics

Max. elevation: 1000m
Min. elevation: 740m
Vertical: 260m
Steepest slope: 35°
Longest course: 1200m
Number of lifts: 2

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