ABOUT Appi Kogen
Appi Kogen, located in Northern Honshu is a perfect resort for families, with exceptional customer service, well groomed trails, dedicated children’s ski areas, a snow park, child care and ski school options. While Appi is perfect for families, there is also plenty for advanced riders too, with dedicated ungroomed runs, a terrain park, and runs as long as 5.5km. From Tokyo you can easily access Appi via bullet train (2 hours) to Morioka Station and then catch the bus directly to Appi resort (40 minutes). There are a handful of hotels at the base of the resort offering everything you need including a variety of cuisines, however nightlife is limited. For more information on Appi Kogen click here.
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Featured Appi Kogen Articles
Mountainwatch Guide to Myoko – Japan’s Powder Capital and Second Stop on The Golden Snowmads Tour
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First Snow Has Fallen and Resorts are Open!
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Niseko and Mt Yotei after this week’s snowfalls cleared. Photo: 360niseko Mountainwatch | The Grasshopper First North America, then Europe, and now Japan is on the map after the first proper snowstorm of the season came through [...]
2023-2024 Japanese Snow Season Outlook – What We Can Expect in an El Nino Year
Drew Jolowicz finding deep powder at Appi Kogen, northern Honshu, in Feb 2020 a season that experienced a moderate to strong El Niño. Photo: Dylan Robinson Mountainwatch | The Grasshopper Here we go folks, another Japanese snow [...]
Embrace the Myoko Magic: A Safe, Fun, and Enlightening Backcountry Adventure
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Mountainwatch Travel’s Guide to Myoko Kogen
There are so many Japanese resorts to choose from and Myoko Kogen has got to be one of our favourites. Joe Stanco, owner and operator of Joey’s Myoko, has been living in Myoko for a few winters now. As well as owning his rental [...]
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