Lift number: 15
Number of gondolas: 0
Number of courses: 31
Altitude (top): 1,350 m
Elevation difference: 440 m
Longest running distance: 2,500 m
Madarao Mountain Resort in Nagano Prefecture is popular for both skiers and snowboarders looking to experience their abundance of snow and world renowned powder.
Boasting 31 distinct courses, this resort can be enjoyed by beginners to advanced skiers. It also offers Japan’s number 1 ungroomed, powder, tree run courses!
Skiing in the woods, the feeling of swimming in snow all add to the appeal of what has become known as Madapow – or the powder snow of Madarao.