Togakushi (Nagano City, Nagano)

Togakushi
戸隠 (長野県 長野市)
Planned season: Saturday 15th December 2018 until Sunday 31st March 2019
Official snow depth --- [updated on 16th December 2018]

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Togakushi is located to the north-west of central Nagano city in the northern region of Nagano Prefecture. The two main course areas are located on the southern slopes of Menosan and the north-western slopes of Kenashiyama. A number of courses at Togakushi are left ungroomed. Apart from the skiing and snowboarding, Togakushi is famous for noodles... and ninja (a Ninja Village attraction is nearby). Togakushi has been operating since 1963.

Nagano Prefecture is located in the Chubu region of the main island of Honshu. Most of the Northern Alps, Central Alps and Southern Alps are located within Nagano (along with neighbouring prefectures). Nagano has the second highest number of ski and snowboard resorts in all of Japan and they are spread around the whole prefecture. Nagano city and many of the major ski resorts are located in the northern region.

Regional information Learn more about the Nagano region

The Mountain

1748m
548m
1300m
31"
19
3000m
7
30%
40%
30%
Skiers
60%
ropeways Ropeways gondolas Gondolas quad lifts Quad lifts triple lifts Triple lifts pair lifts Pair lifts single lifts Single lifts other lifts Other
Boarders
40%
0 0 2 0 5 0 0

Togakushi Snow Depth Statistics

Official snow depth numbers from the current season and previous season
December January February March
18/19
season
17/18
season
18/19
season
17/18
season
18/19
season
17/18
season
18/19
season
17/18
season
1st - - 1st - 140cm 1st - 160cm 1st - 180cm
2nd - - 2nd - 140cm 2nd - 160cm 2nd - 175cm
3rd - - 3rd - 150cm 3rd - 160cm 3rd - 175cm
4th - - 4th - 160cm 4th - 160cm 4th - 170cm
5th - - 5th - 150cm 5th - 170cm 5th - 160cm
6th - - 6th - 140cm 6th - 175cm 6th - 155cm
7th - - 7th - 140cm 7th - 175cm 7th - 150cm
8th - - 8th - 135cm 8th - 175cm 8th - 150cm
9th - - 9th - 120cm 9th - 175cm 9th - 145cm
10th - - 10th - 130cm 10th - 160cm 10th - 145cm
11th - - 11th - 150cm 11th - 170cm 11th - 140cm
12th - - 12th - 140cm 12th - 170cm 12th - 140cm
13th - - 13th - 140cm 13th - 175cm 13th - 130cm
14th - - 14th - 150cm 14th - 190cm 14th - 130cm
15th - - 15th - 150cm 15th - 180cm 15th - 120cm
16th - 80cm 16th - 150cm 16th - 180cm 16th - 115cm
17th - 80cm 17th - 140cm 17th - 180cm 17th - 110cm
18th - 80cm 18th - 130cm 18th - 185cm 18th - 110cm
19th - 80cm 19th - 130cm 19th - 185cm 19th - 100cm
20th - 80cm 20th - 120cm 20th - 180cm 20th - 100cm
21st - 80cm 21st - 110cm 21st - 180cm 21st - 100cm
22nd - 80cm 22nd - 110cm 22nd - 180cm 22nd - 100cm
23rd - 80cm 23rd - 125cm 23rd - 180cm 23rd - 120cm
24th - 70cm 24th - 140cm 24th - 180cm 24th - 110cm
25th - 70cm 25th - 165cm 25th - 180cm 25th - 100cm
26th - 80cm 26th - 170cm 26th - 170cm 26th - 100cm
27th - 100cm 27th - 165cm 27th - 170cm 27th - 90cm
28th - 130cm 28th - 165cm 28th - 160cm 28th - 90cm
29th - 135cm 29th - 165cm 29th - - 29th - 90cm
30th - 140cm 30th - 165cm 30th 30th - 80cm
31st - 140cm 31st - 160cm 31st 31st - 80cm

Previous Statistics

Togakushi Facilities

School
School
Ski School: Available Snowboard School: Available
Ski and snowboard lessons are available at Togakushi. 
Rental
Equipment Rental
Ski Rental: Available Snowboard Rental: Available
Ski and snowboard equipment rental is available.
Ski and snowboard wear rental is also available. 
Children Facilities
Children's facilities
The 'Kids Park' is located at the base of the resort. Ninja slope!

The 'Nin Nin' child care facility is located at the base - reservations are requested and the charge is 2500 yen for a half day. 
Park Information
Park information
The 'Freestyle Park PARK' (Park 9) at Togakushi is located on the lower area of the resort and features a variety of items. 

Togakushi Season & Opening Times

Typical season is from Mid December until Early April
October November December January February March April May June July
                                                           
Daytime
Daytime
Weekends and holidays Normally open from 8:30am until 4:30pm
Weekdays Normally open from 8:30am until 4:30pm
Nighta
'Nighta' (night skiing)
Weekends and holidays No
Weekdays No
Opening information
Opening information
Togakushi is normally open from 8:30am until 4:30pm.

There is no nighta at this ski hill.

Togakushi Lift Ticket Charges

Adults Child
Junior High School age & under
Senior
50 years & over
1 Day 4,000 yen 2,500 yen 3,600 yen
1.5 Day 7,000 yen 4,300 yen 6,200 yen
2 Days 7,500 yen 4,500 yen 6,800 yen
3 Days 11,000 yen 7,000 yen 9,800 yen
AM / PM 3,200 yen 2,100 yen 2,900 yen
5.5 Hours 3,500 yen 2,200 yen 3,200 yen
1 Lift Coupon 320 yen 210 yen 320 yen
Early Ski 2,700 yen 1,200 yen 2,300 yen
Spring Ski 2,700 yen 1,200 yen 2,300 yen
Lift Ticket Information The 1.5 Day ticket is valid either for an afternoon and following day, or a full day and then the following morning.
The Morning ticket is valid from 8:30am until 1:00pm.
The Afternoon ticket is valid from 12:00pm until closing.
The 5.5 Hour ticket is valid for 5.5 hours from the time of purchase.

The Early Ski ticket is valid from 15th December 2018.
The Spring Ski ticket is valid from 25th March season end.

Getting to Togakushi

By public transport
Train
Train
23.2km from Nagano Station on the Hokuriku Shinkansen line
18.1km from Kurohime Station on the Kita Shinano line
23.2km from Nagano Station on the Shinetsu Honsen Line
Transport Information
Information
Togakushi is about 18km from Kurohime Station.

Nagano Station on the Hokuriku Shinkansen line is 23km to the south.

>> More information on the Kita Shinano-sen train line
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More information on the Hokuriku Shinkansen train line
bus
Bus
A bus is available from the West Exit of Nagano Station. It takes about 60 minutes to get to the resort.
By Car
Car
19.6km from the Shinano-machi IC on the Joshinetsu Expressway
25.5km from the Myoko Kogen IC on the Joshinetsu Expressway
31.1km from the Nagano IC on the Joshinetsu Expressway
Nearest national route: Route 18 (18.2km away)
Nearest prefecture road: Prefecture Road 36
Direction
Direction
Togakushi is less than 20km from the Shinano-machi IC exit on the Joshinetsu Expressway.

It is about 31km from the Nagano IC on the same expressway and located north of central Nagano city.

From the northern part of Nagano city head north using the Togakushi Bird Line road and follow the signs to the ski resort which is located just off Prefecture Road 36.

>> More information on the Joshinetsu Expressway
Parking
Parking
There is parking for 1500 vehicles by the base of Togakushi. Parking is free every day of the season.

More Information

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Address
Address
Togakushi 3682
Nagano-shi
Nagano-ken
381-4101
Telephone
Telephone
026-254-2106
2018-2019 SEASON UPDATES
As of Sunday 9th December, we still need to update the information for about 50 ski hills around Japan. They are mostly very small ones and the information can be very hard to find. We are working to get them all updated as quickly as possible... hopefully within the next week!
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