Cortina Japan


4.3 / 5

based on 28 reviews


Advanced / Expert

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Cortina is one of the top resorts in Hakuba. With 16 runs spanning 124 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!

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4.3 / 5

based on 28 reviews

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ABAnthony B.
expert snowboarder

3.3 / 5

Dec 07, 2017
Great side country runs ,beautiful trees ,gully’s and native animals running in the snow. It’s not a massive resort but off piste big enough for lots of freshies and at the end off the day rest and recover in the huge onset in the huge chateau at the base area ,definitely spend a... More
TLTom L.
advanced snowboarder
Very Good!

4 / 5

Dec 07, 2017
Was my favourite resourt, some nice long runs, some deep power bowls and beautiful tree lined picturesque boarding trails. Wonderful food and service as you can expect all over Japan. Cortina was my pick of the lot and most memorable.... More
TVTeena V.
beginner skier

4.9 / 5

Dec 06, 2017
The snow was absolutely amazing so powdery white and soft. At night the light reflected off of the snow it was so amazing and the people there were awesome &kind.... More
TVTae V.
beginner skier

5 / 5

Dec 06, 2017
As I am Japanese, I would like to keep the cortina snow field as secret as possible to any foreigners. The best place to be there for everyone regardless of age from baby to expert experienced rider!! You don’t need to worry about skills!! There are plenty courses to enjoy as... More
DVDavid V.
advanced snowboarder

4.8 / 5

Dec 06, 2017
What an amazing place, Friendly staff greeted us, we received our passes and vouchers in a flash and within an hour from arrival we were clipping in and heading down on fresh powder. Looking over Incredible views of the European style chalet. Everything went like clockwork, from... More
ALAndrew L.
advanced skier

4.7 / 5

Dec 06, 2017
Cortina beats other areas as it has a huge hotel right a the bottom of the main run and also easy bus access from downtown Hakuba. The runs are wide and easy in the middle valley to complex deep-pow tree runs! The views are great of the valley below and certain locations... More
DBDane B.
advanced snowboarder
Very Good!

4 / 5

Dec 06, 2017
I have been to Japan 3 times and I tell you what!!! Cortina has produced the all time classic deep days. From opening until we hit the onsen. This place is off the chain! We stay in Echoland usually, so Cortina is an early rise but well worth it. The bus/lift... More
RRRyan R.
advanced skier

3.8 / 5

Dec 05, 2017
Amazing resort. Cheap passes, perfect snow, perfect forests, tits deep. The crowds turn up for early powder runs then disappear very quickly, leaving the place empty for afternoon untracked runs. Finish the day with an onsen... More
JJJay J.
intermediate snowboarder

4.5 / 5

Dec 04, 2017
Went here for a day as we were staying at Hakuba. The mountain and hotel is gorgeous, very picturesque. The day we were there had fresh powder. The tree runs and advanced runs were amazing. As with all great resorts, there were a lot of people. However, still absolutely loved it.... More
TWTimothy W.
advanced snowboarder

4.2 / 5

Dec 04, 2017
Was amazing! It is worth the extra drive from the centre of hakuba. Gets slightly more snow than the other mountains when it snows because it is closer to the ocean.... More


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2,861 feet
4,600 feet
Vertical drop
1,739 feet


Total runs
Terrain Parks
Longest Run
2 miles
Skiable Terrain
124 acres
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