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Kitaazumi-gun, Hakuba-mura, Nagano Prefecture
+81 261-72-3066
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Good skiing

For the beginner to the dedicated skier, the whole area has many runs; from well groomed, gentle... read more

Reviewed 14 March 2017
Christopher S
Perth, Western Australia, Australia
Mixed conditions but overall excellent experience

We skied at Happo One for 3 days - first day was warm and rainy which made for terrible conditions... read more

Reviewed 14 March 2017
Houston, Texas
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Kitaazumi-gun, Hakuba-mura, Nagano Prefecture
+81 261-72-3066
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Reviewed 14 March 2017

For the beginner to the dedicated skier, the whole area has many runs; from well groomed, gentle beginners runs to challenging off-piste forest runs.

Thank Christopher S
Reviewed 14 March 2017

We skied at Happo One for 3 days - first day was warm and rainy which made for terrible conditions; second day was cold and snowy all day which was incredible, the powder was so soft and fluffy, the best day of skiing we've experienced...More

Thank awinters123
Reviewed 2 March 2017

Ski Hakuba mid feb 2017. Multiple mtns in Hakuba, Happo one is the largest. All mountains have shorter runs than the us but snow quality is superb and lift lines short.

Thank cw72bne
Reviewed 19 February 2017

My partner and I stayed here during winter in Feb. Happo One is pretty quite for a ski-centred town but you can find the odd bustling pub if that's what you're after. The main two areas (Happo and Echoland) are easy to walk between, and...More

Thank Kelsaando
Reviewed 15 February 2017

Love the place, great variety for every level of skier, well groomed and maintained with some fun off piste available too.in General the lifts are well maintained though some are a little older yet still work ok. If you are a nervous lift passenger some...More

Thank MonsterGuest
Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

What a great place but it's very spread out so you need a car or need to be understand the free buses.....however the people the and the food is amazing

Thank Mark A
Reviewed 4 February 2017

Great skiing, variety of terrain, 1,000M vertical, excellent snow when we were there, lifts a little dated with no foot rests, good range of reasonably priced (Compared to Australia) food.

Thank PeterM1000
Reviewed 13 January 2017 via mobile

The ski course has many different lines suitable for various levels. Good restaurants, many kinds of food provided. There are many good restaurants near the gondola and the transportation is convenient! After the ski, you can have a hot spring bath at the Happo onsen...More

Thank Olivia S
Reviewed 21 December 2016

This is an awesome place to ski. Something for everyone. Lot's of runs. It could take all day to get to them all. Restaurant at the top of the mountain is a great break in the day. It's a little pricey compared to other ski...More

Thank Mikeleemon
Reviewed 12 October 2016

Climbed Mt. Karamatsu (2,696m) from Happo one in Aug 2016. This route is one of the easiest route to reach Japan Alps summit, about 3.5 hours walk to summit. It's possible to make day trip but I recommend to take one night at Karamatsu-dake-sanso lodge...More

Thank Yamaokak25
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Larry B
11 August 2016|
Response from markelshout | Reviewed this property |
Yes. There is a good balance of English speakers and Japanese during the ski season. Spicy rentals does everything in English and would probably be able to hook you up with an appropriate place for ski instruction.
jennifer k
26 February 2015|
Response from Rob2219 | Reviewed this property |
Jennifer - I haven't done that trip but knowing the Japanese train system I expect an ordinary train would be around 5 hours. Driving probably closer to 6 hours. I expect there would be buses also they would like be around... More