Madarao Kogen

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Madarao kogen

Overall

4
Madarao Kogen is one of the top resorts in Japan. With 31 runs, 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!

17/18 Historical Snowfall

Madarao Kogen vs
Madarao KogenAkakura Kanko
beginner35 %40 %
intermediate40 %30 %
advanced25 %30 %
expert--
total runs31 10
ski area--
summit elevation4,429ft 4,921ft
total lifts13 7
child lift ticket¥1,500 JPY ($13 USD) ¥3,000 JPY ($27 USD)
adult lift ticket¥4,500 JPY ($40 USD) ¥4,300 JPY ($38 USD)
uncrowded
snow
back country
value for money
average total snowfall778″ -

Madarao Kogen Reviews

Fabulous

4.3 / 5

based on 3 reviews

How well the resort caters for beginner skiers / boarders

Beginners

How well the resort caters for intermediate skiers / boarders?

Intermediates

How well the resort caters for advanced skiers / boarders

Advanced

How accessible and convenient it is to get to this resort from a major destination

Accessibility

Quality of the off-piste terrain

Side/Backcountry

Overall value for money of the resort

Value for money

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

Lifts

Quantity and quality of the snow

Snow

How uncrowded is the resort

Uncrowded

Après ski and dining options

Town

Services and facilities e.g. child care, tubing, health care, equipment hire

Facilities

How family friendly is this resort?

Family Friendliness
Good!

3.8 / 5

May 29, 2018
Amos C. Amos C.
advanced skier
Madarao is quite the hidden gem that is full of surprises. Mt Madarao is not all that impressive of a mountain, and at 1380m tall, it's dwarfed by many of the mountains in the Nagano area. However, the course options for intermediate and advanced skiers/snowboarders is superb, the powder is surprisingly good, and they are extremely relaxed about... More
Superb!

5 / 5

May 29, 2018
Dan F. Dan F.
advanced skier
A wonderful smaller resort with great snow and excellent terrain. Action Snow sports are a great ski instruction business. We will go back to Madarao for sure! One of the best resorts!... More
Very Good!

4 / 5

May 02, 2018
Koichiro N. Koichiro N.
expert skier
We enjoyed Madapow‼️ It is very exiting and interesting. There are many tree-run courses, and side- countries courses. In January and February ,many days fall fresh powder snow. So we can enjoy Madapow‼️... More
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