Hakuba Valley

Hakuba Valley



Located in northwestern Nagano Prefecture at the base of the 3,000-m tall Northern Japan Alps, HAKUBAVALLEY boasts 10 resorts blessed with abundant snowfall and high-quality powder snow.
Host of the 1998 Nagano Winter Olympics, HAKUBAVALLEY welcomes guests from around the world to enjoy winter sports at world-class facilities.
From gentle groomed runs to 8-km-long cruising courses, HAKUBAVALLEY has something for everyone.

※Hakuba Sanosaka Snow Resort is closed for the 2021-22 season.

Snow Resorts



A common gate system has been installed at 9 of our 10 snow resorts! Use your HAKUBAVALLEY Day Pass and HAKUBAVALLEY Season Pass to go directly through the lift gates at Hakuba Sanosaka*, ABLE Hakuba Goryu, Hakuba47, Hakuba Happo-one, Hakuba Iwatake, Tsugaike, Hakuba Norikura, Hakuba Cortina, and Kashimayari. No more queuing at the ticket window.

* Ticket exchange is required at Jigatake.
* Hakuba Sanosaka is closed for the 2021-22 season.

HAKUBAVALLEY Lift Ticket Purchase

Epic Pass

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HAKUBAVALLEY Joins the Epic Pass !
HAKUBAVALLEY joins the Epic Pass, Epic Local Pass and Epic Australia Pass in a long-term alliance, beginning with the 2018-2019 winter season.
Epic Pass holders will receive five consecutive complimentary days with no blackout dates at HAKUBAVALLEY’s ten ski resorts.
The Epic Pass connects Japan with the best of North America’s resorts and the best resort in Australia.

● Epic Pass

● Epic Australia Pass

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What is the common gate system?

With the common pass and gate system, you can use your RFID card (lift pass) for direct access to the lifts at 9 of our 10 resorts.
Ticket exchange is required at Jigatake Snow Resort.

How do I use my RFID card?

The RFID lift pass registers when you pass through the lift ticket gates.
Place your RFID lift pass in the left side pocket of your jacket. Enter the gate one person at a time.
You don’t have to touch the gate. As the bar opens, pass through smoothly.
Do not put two or more RFID lift passes together in the pocket nor with tobacco, mobile phone, wallet,
metals such as aluminum foil and coins and other magnetic IC chip cards as it may cause system malfunction or damage the data inside the card(s).

Does the keycard require a deposit or non-refundable deposit to pay in advance?

HAKUBAVALLEY all mountain pass does not require a deposit. 
※Individual ski area lift pass e.g. Goryu, Hakuba47, Cortina and Kashimayari require a deposit.

What is MyHakuba Pass?

You can purchase a reusable keycard called My Hakuba Pass at the ticket windows and can recharge your keycard online by purchasing the available ticket options from the web shop.
Once you charge My Hakuba Pass, you may proceed directly to the ticket gate without purchasing at the window.

Can I recharge my lift pass using my smart phone?

You can purchase and charge via the web shop using most terminals.
First you can make an account on the website and then purchase/recharge you pass as a member.
Auto charge is not supported you must recharge your ski pass online.
A ski pass can be recharged over the web shop, also via smartphone.
Once you have created a web shop profile you then need to register the UID (unique number on the back of the ski ticket.)
You can then charge skiing days (or other available products from the web shop) onto your card.
However, for security reasons it is necessary to enter the credit card every time you charge your skiing ticket (no auto-charge).

I have lost my card. What can I do?

Caution! Lost tickets cannot be reissued.

about lift ticket of each resort

Is a deposit necessary?

In the following snow resorts, 500yen is necessary as a deposit, but if you return the lift ticket after skiing and snowboarding, that will be refunded.
(The machines for automatic return are in ABLE Hakuba Goryu Snow Resort and Hakuba47 Winter Sports Park)
・ABLE Hakuba Goryu Snow Resort
・Hakuba47 Winter Sports Park
・Hakuba Cortina Snow Resort
・Kashimayari Snow Resort

I want to return my card, but the ticket office is already closed.

You can be refunded at the machine for automatic return in ABLE Hakuba Goryu Snow Resort and Hakuba47 Winter Sports Park.
In Hakuba Cortina Snow Resort please come to ticket counter within the business hours or come and return the ticket at the front desk of Hotel Green Plaza Hakuba

explanatory notes
You can request a refund only in the ski resort that you purchased the ticket.

Lift Status Web Shop Bus