Kita Shiga Komaruyama
is located on the western slopes of Komaruyama, to the east of Mt Kosha in Yamanouchi town in the north-eastern region of Nagano Prefecture. There is a 'ski shrine' on the slopes at Komaruyama. Remember to pray to the snow gods if you go!
The larger scale Ryuoo Ski Park
is close by. The ski and snowboard resorts of Mt Kosha are to the west and the Shiga Kogen region is to the south east of Kita Shiga Komaruyama.
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.