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Beautiful views, nice trails- also cater to more advanced riders.. off piste possible although... read more

Reviewed 14 February 2018
Christian D
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
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Great Night Ski Avoid Bank Holidays

Try to visit this resort during the week. We did the night sky when we arrived on a thursday... read more

Reviewed 14 February 2018
Darren B
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22184-10 Kamishiro, Hakuba-mura, Kitaazumi-gun 399-9211, Nagano Prefecture
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Reviewed 14 February 2018 via mobile

Beautiful views, nice trails- also cater to more advanced riders.. off piste possible although technically a no go( saw plenty of people flying through trees) No queues and overall a great place to shred.

1  Thank Christian D
Reviewed 14 February 2018 via mobile

Try to visit this resort during the week. We did the night sky when we arrived on a thursday afternoon. Long wide run without a crowd. Got good snow and staff very helpful. During the bank holiday weekend the slopes got allot more crowded. Don't...More

2  Thank Darren B
Reviewed 8 February 2018 via mobile

A good selection of wide nice and uncrowded Green runs, with red and black runs higher up if you're game. Its easy to navigate between green runs on the lift system. The lift staff were having a snow sculpture competition while we were here, so...More

2  Thank Alex B
Reviewed 5 February 2018 via mobile

What a great place to ski in Hakuba. Get up early and hit the slopes for a fun day. So much variety you will have to come back to ski all the terrain.

2  Thank Sundance-M
Reviewed 31 January 2018 via mobile

Couple of schools just by the slope if you need lessons or equipment rental. Nice spacious cafeteria there as well. Being new to skiing, we took a 8 person beginner ski class at 7000yen per pax from an aussie school. Trainer was OK but office...More

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Reviewed 26 January 2018 via mobile

This resort is bigger than I thought it would be. Good amount of runss. I would think about coming back.

1  Thank RosM58
Reviewed 24 January 2018

We have just spent a week staying at Goryu which has been our first trip to Japan to ski (been skiing North America last 7 years) and have mixed thoughts. Yes the snow is brilliant, the powder is to die for, BUT The lift network...More

3  Thank Kam B
Reviewed 23 January 2018

If you have kids, I would certainly recommend it. Nice gentle slopes, easy access. It is possible to teach kids in Goryu and after a few days to take them to top by gondola and make the whole trip down to Hakuba47 (other side of...More

2  Thank MikhailF999
Reviewed 22 January 2018

Resort booked ski lessons and ski school picked us up in the morning. Very friendly and made us all feel really confident. Had to catch public bus back to Hakuba Bus Terminal to connect with Sierra Shuttle. Get to slopes early and grab a half...More

1  Thank Robert F
Reviewed 21 January 2018

We had a great time learning to snow board at Goyru and then enjoying the powder! The slopes were so much fun to practice the new skills. Thanks to the patient friendly fellow who taught us at Hakuba Snow Sports School at Imorii. To have...More

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Response from Simon H | Reviewed this property |
In the immediate area Hakuba Goyru there is a temple and trail to walk. Ease of this will be determined by how much snow remains. Hakuba Happo is main area a short shuttle bus away. There are a number of Onsen's to visit... More