Appi Kogen


Appi Kogen Ski Packages

Lodging + Lift Tickets Discount Price
Hotel APPI Grand
2 x Adult 2-day Lift Ticket
13% off $476
Appi Hills Shirakaba No Mori
2 x Adult 2-day Lift Ticket
13% off $301
2 x Adult 2-day Lift Ticket
28% off $373

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Appi Kogen is one of the top resorts in Japan. With 21 runs spanning 697 acres, it is well worth a visit if you find yourself in the area. To give you a snapshot of the resort, we've put together a comprehensive list of key statistics, including mountain profile, lift system, historical opening and closing dates, and ticket pricing. Make sure you read the reviews left by skiers and riders who've experienced it first hand, and check out how they rate the resort!

16/17 Historical Snowfall

Appi Kogen

Appi KogenAkakura Kanko
beginner30 %40 %
intermediate40 %30 %
advanced30 %30 %
total runs21 10
ski area697ac -
summit elevation4,357ft 4,921ft
total lifts16 7
child lift ticket¥3,600 JPY ($33 USD) ¥3,000 JPY ($28 USD)
adult lift ticket¥5,900 JPY ($54 USD) ¥4,300 JPY ($39 USD)
back country
value for money
average total snowfall145″ -

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Appi Kogen Reviews

Very Good 4.2 / 5
based on 5 reviews

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Superb!4.6 / 5Jan 21, 2018
JSJessi S.
intermediate snowboarder
Appi Kogen has great powder covering the entire vertical. There are 21 trails at this resort with a lot of variety. The resort also offers lessons in English, making it even more convenient for English-speaking families and single riders.... More
Superb!4.5 / 5Jan 21, 2018
JVJanelle V.
advanced skier
Appi Kogen is such an amazing resort!! I have always been able to find good powder runs and I enjoy the length of each run! There's always new places to explore and have adventures. Would recommend any skier/boarder from beginner to expert to experience this resort!... More
Superb!4.7 / 5Dec 27, 2017
TMTim M.
advanced snowboarder
A wonderfully powdered palace of fun! The runs are long, fun, and adventurous. I'd love to go back and spend a season exploring it, but it's so hard when Japan has so many amazing places to explore. The overcrowded mainstream resorts are great, but it's always good to keep an eye out for the "off the beaten track" ones too. I love Tohoku and... More
Fabulous!4.2 / 5Dec 17, 2017
LILeandro I.
expert skier
Great mountain and amazing snow quality! Very dry and powdery conditions are frequent in this Iwate resort. It offers a few hotels with good onsen and good food. Some of the least used trails are in a smaller peak served by an old double lift! Worth a try for the good snow they have! Accessibility is not the main point here, cause it's a bit far... More
Average!2.7 / 5Dec 08, 2017
DRDavid R.
advanced snowboarder
Yeah, APPI it's a great place. It's got just about everything you need, but you'll have to pay for it. Really good runs, but don't veer off the beaten track because they have cameras installed under the lifts and the snow patrol (no pun intended) will be on you faster than goose shit through a tin funnel. The Zyler courses are fun and the views are... More

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