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Last updated: December 21, 2020
Fewer crowds, more snow
Oze-Iwakura Ski Resort, sometimes called White World Oze-Iwakura, is a local ski field with high-quality powder snow. Compared to other resorts in Gunma, Oze-Iwakura's location east of Mt. Hotaka is slightly farther out of the way. This means its slopes are rarely crowded, and there is little competition for fresh snow.
The resort offers steeps and an ungroomed area for advanced skiers and snowboarders, while intermediates can enjoy the long cruiser runs that weave from peak to base.
2609 Tsuchiide, Katashina, Tone District ( Map)
About 1 hour 20 minutes by paid shuttle bus from Jomo-Kogen Station on JR Joetsu Shinkansen
About 50 minutes by paid shuttle bus from Numata Station on JR Joetsu Line
(Shuttle bus only operates in winter)
About 40 minutes by car from Numata IC of Kan-Etsu Expressway
Mid–December to early April
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