Myoko Suginohara

Season start/end: 12/17/2017 - 04/01/2018 (estimated)

Welcome to Myoko Suginohara

Myoko Suginohara is one of the top resorts in Japan. With 17 runs spanning 222 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!
Myoko Suginohara vs
Myoko SuginoharaAkakura Kanko
beginner40 %40 %
intermediate40 %30 %
advanced20 %30 %
total runs17 10
ski area222 ac -
summit elevation6,086 ft 4,921 ft
total lifts5 7
child lift ticketFree ¥3,000 JPY ($29 USD)
adult lift ticket¥4,500 JPY ($43 USD) ¥4,300 JPY ($41 USD)


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MSMichael S.
advanced snowboarder

4.5 / 5

Dec 27, 2017
Absolute ripper time, barely anyone on the slopes and tonnes of powder snow. The food is amazing and the people are very kind. Suitable for all ages and would definitely go back there again.... More
MBMark B.
advanced snowboarder

4.2 / 5

Dec 20, 2017
Suginohara is arguably the best of the Myoko resorts with varied terrain mostly catering for intermediates. There's some sweet back country accessible from the top and very nice tree runs, and a fairly good park area. The restaurants on piste are excellent. The village is very... More
RARob A.
expert skier
Very Good!

4.2 / 5

Dec 14, 2017
Awesome experience... great skiing and loved the accommodations! The staff and food was amazing. Would go back again in a heartbeat! This combined with lightest snow on the planet make for an unforgettable experience!... More
PPPeter P.
advanced skier

5 / 5

Dec 13, 2017
The most beautiful scenery. The snow is perfect on long runs to suit all skiers. Plenty of 'off piste' runs through the trees. It's a must if you haven't been before. The bus takes you to Myoko from Narita and Hanaeda airports and drops you off at your accommodation.... More
NCNic C.
advanced skier
Very Good!

4.1 / 5

Dec 10, 2017
Suginohara is a fantastic resort in the Myoko area. It has the highest lift infrastructure of the Myoko area. Having visited a number of times from nearby Akakura Onsen, access is very easy on the shuttle buses or by private car. We have scored a couple of powder days here and... More
DHDrew H.
intermediate snowboarder
Very Good!

4.1 / 5

Dec 03, 2017
Great resort. Local vibe and plenty of fresh powder. One of my favourites in japan. Has a super long run but not much park feature... But it's more about shredding the pow which is ideal.... More
NHNick H.
intermediate skier

3.5 / 5

Dec 03, 2017
Sugi is amazing skiing... great powder, amazing side country (including trees), and varied terrain. The resort can get busy and the piste tracked out early, but if all lifts are spinning there are plenty of options. Would ski again!... More
JGJake G.
advanced snowboarder

4.7 / 5

Dec 03, 2017
If you’re looking for some of the best snowfall and best back country in Japan myoko is the place to go! No crowds and with a free courtesy bus to all 4 resorts you will love the accessibility and variety of terrain. And if you want to experience a more traditional Japanese... More
ACAmos C.
advanced skier

3.7 / 5

Dec 03, 2017
This resort is excellent for intermediate skiers. The courses are LONG and you can cruise for an eternity. Many of the lifts are high-speed hooded lifts and there is a cable car as well. The options for beginners and advanced skiers tend to be a bit scant though. ... More
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Open 12/17/2017
Close 04/01/2018*
* Estimated based on previous years.

Lift tickets

Child Free
Senior ¥3,900 JPY ($37 USD)
Student ¥3,900 JPY ($37 USD)
Adult ¥4,500 JPY ($43 USD)

Trails levels


4.2 / 5

based on 9 reviews
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2,398 ft
6,086 ft
Vertical drop
3,688 ft


Total runs
Terrain Parks
Longest Run
5 mi
Skiable Terrain
222 ac


Gondola & Tram
High Speed Quads
Double Chairs
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