Welcome to Hakuba, Honshu’s (Japans main island) most popular and fastest growing ski resort for the international traveler.
As Honshu’s premier ski region, Hakuba offers more terrain, vertical rise and advanced ski/board slopes than anywhere in Japan. Having hosted the 1998 Winter Olympic Games and numerous FIS world Cup Ski events, Hakuba now has an international reputation as a world class ski resort. Each year the Olympic spirit continues in Hakuba, with international ski jumping, alpine ski and snowboarding, cross country and biathlon competitions and events. This combination of world class skiing, abundant snow falls, soothing hot springs, great après ski, fascinating culture, and over 10 ski resorts have all contributed to making the Hakuba Valley one of Japan’s premier winter getaways.