Cortina Japan

Fabulous

4.3 / 5

based on 28 reviews

Trails

Beginner
40%
Intermediate
30%
Advanced / Expert
30%

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Overview

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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Fabulous

4.3 / 5

based on 28 reviews

How well the resort caters for beginner skiers / boarders

Beginners

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Advanced

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Accessibility

Quality of the off-piste terrain

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Overall value for money of the resort

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Quality of lifts, lift speed and lift layout in the resort

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Family Friendliness
HLHugh L.
expert snowboarder
Superb!

4.9 / 5

Dec 04, 2017
I went to cortina last year. The slopes were alittle crowd but there is still plently of pow to share. Cortina has alot of heavy slopes on the side that are really fun. The bottom is really family friendly... More
JPJay P.
advanced snowboarder
Superb!

4.9 / 5

Dec 04, 2017
Beautiful resort with the stunning plaza/chateau at the base. Best powder and terrain on Hakuba and the staff are really friendly. Loved this place so much I’m coming back this year.... More
DJDan J.
expert snowboarder
Good!

3.8 / 5

Dec 04, 2017
Cortina is the hidden gem of the Hakuba Valley! Great snow, short lift lines and a breathtaking European style lodge make this unique destination an experience you won’t want to miss.... More
MGMorgan G.
advanced snowboarder
Fabulous!

4.2 / 5

Dec 04, 2017
Best off piste resort in the greater Hakuba region by a long way. Has a monster hotel at the base and has a great deal more tree runs and side country access than any other resort near by. Will cater for beginners but really shines when you start to leave the trails.... More
SBShea B.
beginner snowboarder
Fabulous!

4.4 / 5

Dec 04, 2017
Absolutely the best resort for a blue-bird day. Views are stunning, and slopes are awesome. Massive range from beginner to advanced. Put it on your list if you’re in Hakuba... More
MAMatthew A.
advanced snowboarder
Superb!

4.7 / 5

Dec 04, 2017
Great small resort, easily accessible from the main town of Hakuba by bus, but be careful to not miss the return bus. Plenty of pow to ride and some fun runs through the trees.... More
BBBryan B.
expert snowboarder
Fabulous!

4.4 / 5

Dec 03, 2017
Into the trees, into a turn, into the white room. The best powder on any ski hill will almost always be found among the trees. Where most Japanese ski resorts prohibit riding anywhere other than established runs, Cortina not only permits but promotes the quality of riding one can... More
IJEHIzaak James Evans H.
advanced skier
Superb!

4.7 / 5

Nov 22, 2017
This resort becomes your best friend on a powder day around the hakuba area. A combination of awesome back country through trees and stunning views of the surrounding slopes makes for the perfect week in the Japanese Pow!... More

Lifts

Quad Chairs
2
Double Chairs
5

Elevation

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

Terrain

Total runs
16
Terrain Parks
1
Longest Run
2 miles
Skiable Terrain
124 acres
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