RESERVATION

Slope guide

Overwhelming large scale slope and superb snow quality.

The slopes that stretch over Mt. Maemori at an altitude of 1,304 m and Mt. Nishimori at an altitude of 1,328 m allow you to enjoy snow sports for a long time from early December to early May.
It is the comprehensive winter resort that will satisfy all skiers and snowboarders with variety of courses, such as for advanced courses, and tree run zones for experts, and “Yamabato Course” is a rare course layout in Japan even beginners can enjoy a long downhill 5.5 km from the summit of Mt.Maemori.

  1. 01. Mt. Iwate(2,038m)
  2. 02. Mt. Maemori (1,304m)
  3. 03. Mt. Nishimori (1,328m)
  4. 04. Light Powder Run
  5. 05. Racing only
  6. 06. Mogul Practice Course
  7. 07. APPI QUEST PARK
  8. 08. APPI YUKIASOBI LAND
  9. 09. Ski Association of Japan Official Run
Number of Runs 21
Total Length of Run 43,100m
Longest Run 5,500m
Maximum Slope 34 degrees
Level of terrain Beginner 30%, Intermediate 40%, Advanced 30%
Number of Lifts 1 Gondola, 3 Quad Lifts, 6 Double Chair Lifts
Elevation Elevation top of the Maemori: 1,304m APPI Happy Mall 620m Vertical Rise: 684m

AShirakaba slope

Course for beginner.

  • Beginner
  • Gliding distance / 1,000 m
  • Width / maximum 300 m , minimum 70 m
  • Slope / maximum 16 degrees, average 9 degrees

BHayabusa course

Giant slalom official course.

  • Beginner-advance course
  • Gliding distance / 3,000 m
  • Width / maximum 70 m , minimum 30 m
  • Slope / maximum 30 degrees, average 19 degrees

COtaka Course

The steep slope near the summit is a non-compacted snow powder course.

  • Beginner-advance course
  • Gliding distance / 3,000 m
  • Width / maximum 70 m , minimum 30 m
  • Slope / maximum 31 degrees, average 16 degrees

DKakesu course

A medium / gentle slope course that branches from Otaka course.

  • Beginner – Intermediate Course
  • Gliding distance / 1,500 m
  • Width / maximum 50 m , minimum 35 m
  • Slope / maximum 24 degrees, average 12 degrees

EKakko Course

The course layout is full of variety.

  • Beginner – advance course
  • Gliding distance / 2,800 m
  • Width / maximum 50 m , minimum 30 m
  • Slope / maximum 28 degrees, average 14 degrees

FKitsutsuki Course 

A quiet course surrounded by forests.

  • Intermediate – advance course
  • Gliding distance / 2,200 m
  • Width / maximum 50 m , minimum 30 m
  • Slope / maximum 28 degrees, average 12 degrees

GYamagara Course

The best powder zone in Appi. Fully non-compacted snow.

  • Advance course
  • Gliding distance / 900 m
  • Width / maximum 50 m , minimum 20 m
  • Slope / maximum 32 degrees, average 23 degrees

HInuwashi Course

Almost non-compacted snow course.

  • Advance course
  • Gliding distance / 1,000 m
  • Width / maximum 80 m , minimum 25 m
  • Slope / maximum 30 degrees, average 16 degrees

IYamabato Course

The longes course (5.5km) in Appi that beginners can enjoy.

  • Beginner course
  • Gliding distance / 5,500 m
  • Width / maximum 30 m , minimum 15 m
  • Slope / maximum 20 degrees, average 15 degrees

JSekirei Course

A connecting course from the Central Course to the Sailer Course.

  • Beginner course
  • Gliding distance / 1,600 m
  • Width / maximum 80 m , minimum 15 m
  • Slope / maximum 26 degrees, average 10 degrees

KKarugamo Course

Recommended for beginners’ practice. A connecting course to Appi Hills Shirakaba no Mori.

  • Beginner course
  • Gliding distance / 1,200 m
  • Width / maximum 30 m , minimum 15 m
  • Slope / maximum 15 degrees, average 10 degrees

LSailer Long Course

A long course to Sailer foothills.

  • Beginner-advance course
  • Gliding distance / 3,000 m
  • Width / maximum 80 m , minimum 30 m
  • Slope / maximum 26 degrees, average 14 degrees

M1st Sailer Course A

The non-compacted snow powder course is from the top to the middle of the course.

  • Beginner-advance course
  • Gliding distance / 2,500 m
  • Width / maximum 80 m , minimum 25 m
  • Slope / maximum 22 degrees, average 10 degrees

N1st Sailer Course B

A flat course on the middle slope.

  • Beginner-advance course
  • Gliding distance / 1,800 m
  • Width / maximum 70 m , minimum 30 m
  • Slope / maximum 18 degrees, average 11 degrees

O1st Sailer Course C

Standard course.

  • Beginner-advance course
  • Gliding distance / 1,000 m
  • Width / maximum 65 m / minimum 40 m
  • Slope / maximum 20 degrees, average 13 degrees

P2nd Sailer Course A

The upper part is a difficult course with non-compacted snow,fresh snow and bumps.

  • Beginner-advance course
  • Gliding distance / 2,300 m
  • Width / maximum 70 m , minimum 30 m
  • Slope / maximum 34 degrees, average 16 degrees

Q2nd Sailer Course B

Sufficient gliding course.

  • Beginner / Advance Course
  • Gliding distance / 2,500 m
  • Width / maximum 60 m , minimum 30 m
  • Slope / maximum 26 degrees, average 11 degrees

R2nd Sailer Course C

A gentle slope course that you can enjoy for a long time.

  • Beginner course
  • Gliding distance / 2,000m
  • Width / maximum 50 m , minimum 25 m
  • Slope / maximum 25 degrees, average 10 degrees

SSecond 1st Course

Half of the course is non-compacted snow powder with magnificent view.

  • Beginner – Intermediate Course
  • Gliding distance / 2,500 m
  • Width / maximum 100 m , minimum 30 m
  • Slope / maximum 28 degrees, average 13 degrees

TSecound 2nd Course

Half of the course is non-compacted fresh snow powder.

  • Beginner – Intermediate Course
  • Gliding distance / 1,000 m
  • Width / maximum 100 m , minimum 50 m
  • Slope / maximum 21 degrees, average 12 degrees

USecound 3rd Course

Enjoy fresh snow on the easternmost little-known course.

  • Advance course
  • Gliding distance / 800 m
  • Width / maximum 55 m , minimum 33 m
  • Slope / maximum 32 degrees, average 13 degrees

Appi Kogen Snow compacted course

Appi’s snow-compacted slope that can be refined by making full use of time and technology.
There is no stress from the snow surface, you can slide comfortably for a long time, and you will feel like you are one rank better. The exhilaration of the snow-compacted slope first in the morning is exceptional.

Non-compacted snow course

Due to its favourable location, Appi Kogen has the finest snowfall, which is as good as Hokkaido. Let’s enjoy the non-compacted snow course to the fullest.

Mogul practice lane

If you are new to bumps, we recommend this challenge. There is relatively no slope, and you can go off course immediately. Every year, from mid-January to the end of the season, you can enjoy it in the 3rd lift section of Otaka course.

About countermeasures against COVID-19 at Appi Kogen Ski Resort

Skiing and snowboarding that you can enjoy in nature are considered to be safe to enjoy as outdoor sports because of their good ventilation.
However, we will implement infection control measures based on the guidelines set by the government and related organizations for places where there is a possibility of becoming three Cs.
We kindly ask for your understanding and cooperation in our efforts so that you can have a safe and enjoyable time.