Cupid Valley

Cupid Valley, in Joetsu City - where the sport of skiing first came to Japan - enjoys up to 10m of excellent quality snow, some of the heaviest snowfall in the world. With overnight snowfall sometimes exceeding 100 centimeters, this is truly a powder paradise. With gondola lifts and high-speed ski lifts, getting around is made easy.

Ski resort data

Level

  • 25%Beginner
  • 60%Intermediate
  • 15%Advanced

compacted snow / non compacted snow

  • 90%compacted snow
  • 10%non compacted snow

Resort features

Courses
7
Lifts
5
Longest run distance
4000m
Maximum gradient
32°

Weather / Snow condition

Current snow condition
-cm
Chance of sunny weather
Dec 22.3%
Jan 13.3%
Feb 18.3%
Mar 31%

Open season

Open season
12/18-3/21(Schedule subject to change based on snow conditions)
Opening hours
Weekdays 8:30AM-4:30PM
Saturdays 8:30AM-4:30PM
Public holidays 8:30AM-4:30PM
Daytime -
Night ski -

Regular pricing

Hotels
 
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Lift tickets
USD 5~
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Rental items
USD 20~
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Lessons
USD 36~
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Resort information

Address
942-0534 4820 Yasuzukaku Sugawa, Joetsu, Niigata Prefecture
Snow park information
Main Park: The Étoile Course in the main park is fitted with various items from kickers to jibs.
Kids' park
Smile Kids Park (snow escalator, plastic skis, equipped with free sleds (limited quantity))
Ski lodge
Entrance area (ski shop, rental corner, coin-operated lockers, restaurants, etc.) 11:00AM-5:00PM (weekends & public holidays 11:00AM-5:00PM)
Rescue facilities
Adjacent to Center House
Restaurants
  • blancneige
Payment methods
  • visa
  • master
  • jcb
Activities
  • Snow trekking
  • Toboggan
  • Snowscoot
  • Kids’ park

Review

2019-02-16
Age 30-34
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  • 5
  • 4.1
  • Snow quality : 4
  • Scenery : 3
  • Services : 5
  • Level of crowds : 4
  • Access : 3
  • Ski resort meals : 5
  • Rental gear : 5
  • Activities : 4
  • Nightlife : 4

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