Last updated: December 21, 2020
Ultra-convenient skiing late into the night
Norn Minakami Ski Resort is one of the closest ski fields to Tokyo. Access by car or tour bus can take as little as 95 minutes and frequent shuttle buses run from Minakami Station. Buses from Jomo-Kogen Station, a shinkansen stop, must be reserved. Its location makes it a great choice for a full- or half-day on the slopes at the beginning of your Gunma adventure.
Night skiing is a major draw to Norn. The slopes are open and illuminated as late as midnight on some Fridays and Saturdays, allowing visitors ample time to ski and snowboard. Abundant snowmaking capacity alleviates any concern about conditions, and the mellow slopes are forgiving for beginners and intermediates.
479-139 Terama, Minakami, Tone District (Map)
About 20 minutes by free shuttle bus from Jomo-Kogen Station
About 20 minutes by free shuttle bus from Minakami Station
About 15 minutes by car from Minakami IC of Kan-Etsu Expressway
Mid-December to late March
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