Inawashiro Ski Resort in Fukushima in the Tohoku region is a spectacular ski resort for all skiers including beginners and experts, laid out in Bandai-Asahi National Park and surrounded by spectacular views of Mount Bandai and Lake Inawashiro.
The Base and Sky areas host a wide array of slopes for beginners and families to enjoy. The Kids Park is for small children to play safely.
The Minero area has one of the toughest and most famous courses in the Tohoku region, where national competitions are held. Meanwhile, most of the courses in this area are for intermediate-level skiers and snowboarders to enjoy speeding down the mountain. After a heavy snowfall, you can also enjoy fresh powder on the "All-Japan Ski Competition Course" located at the top of the Minero area.
Inawashiro Ski Resort Course Information
|No||Course Name||Average / Maximum Slope Angle||Min-Max Width|
|1||All-Japan Ski Competition Course||19°/34°||50m-180m|
|Minero East Course||14°/22°||30m-50m|
|3||Minero Central Course||12°/14°||30m-50m|
|4-1||Upper Minero West||14°/22°||30m-50m|
|4-2||Lower Minero West||14°/22°||30m-50m|
|6||Ama no Niwa Course||25°/30°||30m-50m|
|9||Olympic Torch Relay Slope||11°/14°||80m-110m|
|13||East Slope Course||28°/34°||30m-50m|
|14||Ohsawa Slalom Slope||35°/42°||35m-50m|
|15||East Family Slope||11°/15°||30m-120m|
※Preschool kids are welcome to use29sleds and tubes at the Kid's Park.
Inawashiro Ski Resort Facility Information
|19||Motion Recorder||Multiple high-speed cameras follow and capture your gliding.|
|20||Wax Tunnels||Your ski boards will be waxed and be ready to go in just 30 seconds.|
|21||Ina-ski! Clear-Dome||Please enjoy the picturesque view of the lake from the observation dome looking over Lake Inawashiro. It is a precious location that no other ski resort is able to provide.|
|22||20-Ceremonial-Cauldron Memorial Monument||If your timing is right, you may get lucky and receive a special torch blessing.|
|23||Ina-ski! Snow Tent||Electric-heated carpets and rugs are provided so you can take off your shoes, stretch out your legs and relax, or maybe even take a nap.|
|24||Personal Break Area（reservation required）||You can reserve a personal break area to relax during the day.|
|25||The Bell of Happiness||A giant bell towering powerfully over the slopes. Ringing this bell may bring you happiness.|
|26||Ina-ski! Winter Fireworks||Fireworks shows are held every Saturday, and on days before holidays. Let's ski towards Winter Fireworks from an altitude of 1,000m!|
|Snow Park||Obstacles created combining natural terrain and JIBIGS (boxes and rails for sliding) are available.|
|29||Kids Park||Make great memories with your kids! We have all of the latest snow-related play equipment.|
|30||Kicker Recorder||Automatically capture the best moments of your jumps and tricks with multiple high speed cameras.|
|31||Memorial Photo Lens||Take a photo with a picturesque background using Inawashiro Ski Resort's own original automated multi-angle camera.|
|32||Motion Recorder Side By Side||Multiple high-speed cameras follow and capture two people skiing side-by-side.|