Hakuba Cortina

Hakuba Cortina Ski resort rises behind the imposing Bavarian-style Green Plaza Hotel with its criss-crossed black beamwork and large red roof. You will never lose your bearings while skiing here!

Runs
Lifts
Statistics
Walk Up Pricing
Number of Runs

103

Doubles

5

Average Snowfall

12m

Full Day Adult (13-64)

¥5,000

Beginner Terrain

30%

Triples

0

Base Elevation

872m

Full Day Child (6-12)

¥5,000

Intermediate Terrain

40% 

High Speed Quads

2

Summit Elevation

1402m

Half Day Adult (4 and under)

¥5,000

Advanced Terrain

40%

Gondolas

0

Vertical Drop

530m

Full Day Senior

(65+) ¥5,000

Skiable Acres

50ha+ 

Distance from Happo-info Center

14.2km

*Prices for 2019-2020 not yet released

Beginners

Above the hotel itself extends a long central beginner run with a dedicated beginners/kids snow park. In fact even though Hakuba Cortina is loved by powder hounds there is still plenty of areas for beginners to progress.

Intermediates

A favorite run is to take the 2 Quad lift followed by the No. 4 Lift to the top of the resort. After taking the obligatory photographs, put the camera away and head down the route 1 or route 15 courses. These are fast groomed courses that will make you feel like a true ski racer.

Advanced

As the closest resort to the sea, Cortina regularly records the highest amount of snowfall in the valley. It doesn’t just snow at Cortina, it dumps! When Happo-One and Goryu up the valley will report 20cm of fresh snow, Cortina will probably receive about 50cm!

We urge all readers to respect the few rules they have. If they mark an area as out-of-bounds or closed, it will be for a reason.

Night Skiing

Hakuba Cortina offers night skiing every evening until 10pm on the run above the Hotel Green Plaza

International Ski Schools operating on Hakuba Cortina

Evergreen Snowsports

cortinaAt the north end of the valley, Hakuba Cortina Ski resort rises behind the imposing Bavarian-style Green Plaza Hotel with its criss-crossed black beamwork and large red roof. You will never lose your bearings while skiing here!

As the closest resort to the sea, Cortina regularly records the highest amount of snowfall in the valley. It doesn’t just snow at Cortina, it dumps! When Happo-One and Goryu up the valley will report 20cm of fresh snow, Cortina will probably receive about 50cm!

Not content with having the valley’s largest hotel and heaviest snowfall, Cortina is also famous for having the steepest pistes, one of which averages 36 degrees and touches 42 degrees in places. Above the hotel itself extends a long central beginner run. However, steep slopes rise to encircle this run, making the upper part essentially a huge bowl. This is why you may have heard about the resort in hushed tones.

The resort operates a self-responsibility code with resort visitors riding the trees at their own risk. At Hakuba Connect, we applaud this progressive approach, we love riding their terrain, and we urge all readers to respect the few rules they have. If they mark an area as out-of-bounds or closed, it will be for a reason.

For the more adventurous Cortina also has three gates to access the backcountry, though standard backcountry rules apply. For lunch, the mountain has five restaurants to choose from. Warabi dishes up large helpings to satisfy the hungriest of skiers and riders. Best known is the hotel’s ground floor restaurant where they give you a pizza base and let you pile on the toppings yourself to make your very own pizza. Kids will love it.cortidnnadata