ABOUT Shiga Kogen
- Shiga Kogen (Nagano) is the highest and largest interconnected resort in Japan, providing endless terrain for all abilities
- If you book early, Shiga is one of the best value ski destinations, with ski-in ski-out accommodation for a fraction of the price
- Nightlife is limited in Shiga, with a handful restaurants and bars, most of which are located in the hotels
Shiga Kogen AccommodationShiga Kogen is home to some great hotels offering everything you need. View our favourite properties here.
Ski PackagesFully customisable Shiga Kogen packages including accommodation, flights, lift passes, lessons and more.
day toursIf you want to take a rest day while in Shiga Kogen here are some ideas to keep you busy.
Shiga Kogen DiningShiga Kogen is limited in terms of nightlife but there are still some great dining options throughout the area.
How to get to
Shiga KogenYou have a few different options for getting to Shiga Kogen from Tokyo and other cities. Check out which option is best for you.
Shiga Kogen Trail MapsShiga Kogen is a huge ski resort with 18 interconnected ski areas. Find out what each area has to offer with our resort guides and trail maps.
Shiga Kogen School
Group ToursLooking to plan an overseas school tour to Shiga Kogen? Let us do the organisation for you with our team of experienced school travel specialists.
Featured Shiga Kogen Articles
2022-2023 Japanese Snow Season Outlook – January Update : A Few Speed Bumps Then Snowy Business as Usual
Beautiful turn in beautiful snow by @kassun1048 last week in Niseko. Photo: Adam Kroenert /Oyuki Japan Mountainwatch | The Grasshopper The Japanese snow season is in full swing after a few very fruitful weeks. La Nina is on its w [...]
Grasshopper’s Weekly Japan Forecast, Dec 15 – Continuous Storm Cycles as Japan the Sleeping Giant Wakes
Stefan Boers hooking into the Hokkaido powder earlier this week. Photo: @austinpowder Mountainwatch | The Grasshopper Valid Thursday 15thDecember to Thursday 22ndDecember Kon’nichiwa my fine, fellow powder pundits, and welcome [...]
2022-2023 Japanese Snow Season Outlook – December Update
James Winfield, Niseko, December 31, 2021. Indications are snowfalls will ramp up in late December, so we may celebrate New Year’s Eve in a similar fashion this year.Photo: Sea and Summit Photography / @nisekojapan Mountainwat [...]
World Snow Wrap, Dec 3rd – Finally, Fresh Snow in Europe and Japan, Dumping in the US and Canada
Megan Dingham living the dream in Alta on Tuesday after 43cms of light powder. Photo: Rocko Menzyk Mountainwatch | Reggae Elliss The northern hemisphere winter is starting to settle in and there have been some good snowfalls acr [...]
2022-2023 Japanese Snow Season Outlook – November Update
The signs are looking favourable for good early season snow in Honshu resorts like Shiga Kogan. Photo: Classic Resorts Japan Mountainwatch | Grasshopper Japan, a giant in the world of snow, currently lies sleeping under just a li [...]
2022-2023 Japanese Snow Season Outlook
Third Time’s A Charm! Evelina Nilsson deep in some Hakuba powder and another La Nina this season is likely to produce days like these. Photo: Zoya Lynch Mountainwatch | The Grasshopper As the Australian snow season draws to a [...]
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