Hoshino Resorts NEKOMA MOUNTAIN (formerly Arutsu Bandai & Nekoma Ski Resort)

Hoshino Resorts Nekoma Mountain (former Alts Bandai & Nekoma Ski Resort) is a vast resort spanning the north and south of the mountain. This season, it has been renewed as one of the largest ski slopes in Japan with 13 lifts and a total of 33 courses made possible using lifts connecting the north and south areas.
The South Area (former Alts Bandai) where you can enjoy open skiing with a view of the majestic Mt. Bandai and Inawashiro.
The North Area (former Nekoma Ski Resort) has light snow, superb altitude, and a north-facing slope where you can enjoy a long season of about five months until spring.
You can enjoy the expressive slopes that span the north and south in various ways.

Ski resort data


  • 30%Beginner
  • 40%Intermediate
  • 30%Advanced

compacted snow / non compacted snow

  • 80%compacted snow
  • 10%non compacted snow
  • 10%mogul snow

Resort features

Longest run distance
Maximum gradient

Weather / Snow condition

Current snow condition
Chance of sunny weather
Dec 13.5%
Jan 13%
Feb 21.7%
Mar 29.3%

Open season

Open season
Dec. 1st to May 6thNorth Area: December 1 - May 6 / South Area: December 22 - April 7
Opening hours
Weekdays 8:30 AM - 4:00 PM
Saturdays 8:30 AM - 4:00 PM
Public holidays 8:30 AM - 4:00 PM
Daytime 8:15
Night ski 5:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Regular pricing

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Lift tickets
USD 3~
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Rental items
USD 3~
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USD 16~
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  • * Users will be redirected to an external site (WAmazing Snow)

Resort information

969-2701 North Area: 1163 Aza Nekomayama, Hibara, Kitashiobara-mura, Yama-gun, Fukushima Prefecture
South Area: 6838-68 Shimizudaira Sarashina, Bandai-machi, Yama-gun, Fukushima Prefecture, 969-3396
Snow park information
A total of four theme parks with top-class variation and quality in Japan.
Kids' park
An area where you can safely enjoy sledding. The South Area is easy to navigate with snow escalators.
Ski lodge
Center House (Ticket information, rental gear, lockers, bathrooms, changing rooms, nursing room)
Rescue facilities
North Area: First Aid Room in Resort Center South Area: First Aid Room at Slope Base
  • Bandai Cafeteria
  • The Rider's
  • Restaurant Nekoma
  • yama café
  • Food Court
Payment methods
  • visa
  • master
  • diners
  • amex
  • jcb
  • unionpay
  • linepay
  • iccard
  • Snow rafting
  • Toboggan
  • First tracks
  • Kids’ park
  • CAT tours
  • Snow strider

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