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Enjoy the Slopes of Aomori Spring Ski Resort in Ajigasawa

Experience fine snow and spectacular views when you go backcountry skiing in Ajigasawa, Japan. Book a vacation package to Aomori Spring Ski Resort for your next ski vacation.
Enjoy the Slopes of Aomori Spring Ski Resort in Ajigasawa

Amid pristine beech forests and world-class snow conditions resides the acclaimed Aomori Spring Ski Resort in Ajigasawa, Japan.

JAL Vacations Aomori Spring Ski Resort Package

Destination: Aomori Spring Ski Resort
Highlights: Skiing
Duration: Customers can choose the length of their stay (not fixed)
Travel package type: Japan domestic flight and hotel packages
Types of experience: Outdoor activities
English language assistance: Available
Trip type: Small group
Package inclusions: Accommodations, Japan domestic flight tickets, breakfast and dinner, Lift tickets (during you stay) (note: transportation to and from the resort are not part of the package)
Recommended season for this vacation package: Winter

Welcome to Aomori Spring Ski Resort, a must-see for those who love Japan skiing and snowboarding. This is where avid snow enthusiasts and outdoor adventurers can enjoy skiing and snowboarding in Japan and other backcountry activities.

During the day, ride the gondola up to 921 meters up Mt. Iwaki and enjoy the breathtaking views of the Tsugaru Plain and the Sea of Japan. Explore the slopes and unmarked trails as you ski or sled your way back to the base of the mountain.

Have a delicious lunch at a mountain-side cafe or restaurant where you can ski in and ski out. Enjoy the awe-inspiring views while you feast on delectable Japanese cuisine.

The best thing about skiing in Aomori Ski Resort is enjoying all it has to offer and some more, as snow conditions are guaranteed throughout the winter.

Aomori Spring Ski Resort — backcountry skiing in Ajigasawa

Aomori Spring Ski Resort - backcountry skiing in Ajigasawa

Deep in the heart of Japan’s Tohoku region sits an off-the-beaten-path ski resort: Aomori Springs Ski Resort in Ajigasawa, a small town in Aomori. This resort is nestled in the base of Mt. Iwaki, the highest peak of Aomori Prefecture. It is one of the best Ajigasawa hotels and a hidden gem that ski enthusiasts and outdoor adventures must see.

During the winter, it is blessed with abundant snowfall, making it home to family-friendly slopes, steep tree skiing (for those willing to give it a try), and a high-quality terrain park with the largest half-pipe in Japan. Expert skiers and fans of fine, powdery snow will enjoy the backcountry — the resort's standout feature.

Diverse snow activities for every traveler

Diverse snow activities for every traveler

Aomori Spring Ski Resort has diverse activities for different travelers to enjoy. 

Experience a skiing or snowboarding class

Experience a skiing or snowboarding class

If you’re a beginner on the slopes, you can take advantage of skiing and snowboarding lessons to improve your skills. Aomori Spring Ski Resort offers English-language ski and snowboard lessons for beginner, intermediate, and expert skiers. At the same time, you’ll get to explore the wonders of Mt. Iwaki. (It caters to children and adults of all ages.)

Explore the rugged countryside through a guided backcountry tour

If you’re ready to challenge yourself to the next level, go on a guided backcountry ski or snowboard tour. You’ll go beyond the resort boundaries with the help of the resort’s JMGA-qualified mountain guide. Don on snowshoes and see the famed “snow monsters” above Mt. Iwaki’s tree line, the deep, untouched powdery snow, and the breathtaking views over the Sea of Japan.

Enroll in spring training camps

If you take your skiing seriously and want to learn more, you can enroll in the resort’s spring training camp, which offers competitive athlete training. You’ll get access to premium, special training facilities and high-performance training sessions to help you reach new ski goals.

Have fun at the Aomori Park and pipe

Have fun at the Aomori Park and pipe

From late December to April, Aomori Park remains open for travelers and skiers, as long as weather conditions permit it. From 10 in the morning to 2 in the afternoon, you can enjoy using the pipe and hone your ski tricks.

The Small-Medium Jump Line is the perfect place for beginners trying it for the first time. The park also has boxes, rails, and hips for those who want to learn to ride a transition or ride against an ocean backdrop.

The half-pipe requires a separate pass and a mandatory liability waiver. There is also a superpipe — one of the few 22-foot half-pipes in Japan. If you’re feeling extra adventurous, you can try the bag jump, an airbag progression session, as one of the different amenities of the park.

Aomori Spring Ski Resort lift pass pricing

Aomori Spring Ski Resort lift pass pricing

Our package plan includes lift tickets throughout your entire stay.

The half-pipe and Aomori Park are not part of the lift ticket prices. You may purchase an additional ticket for entry at the ticket counter.

You can also purchase the season pass, which gives you access to the park for the entire season. The resort also offers special rates for guests with disabilities.

Ski and snowboard rentals

If you aren’t bringing any equipment or don’t have any yet, you can rent from the resort. Ski sets include the rental of skis, boots, and poles, while snowboard sets include snowboard and boots. You may also rent outerwear — a complete set including a jacket and pants. Goggles, hats, and gloves are not rented out, so you must bring or buy your own.

FAQs about skiing at Aomori Spring Ski Resort

FAQs about skiing at Aomori Spring Ski Resort

Here are several frequently asked questions about skiing at Aomori.

Does Japan have good skiing?
Yes, Japan has many good skiing spots, and Aomori Spring Ski Resort is one of them.

What is the best month to ski in Japan?
The best month to ski in Japan depends on where you want to go. If you want to go to Aomori Ski Resort, it’s best to visit from December to April when weather conditions are optimal for running the ski slopes.

Can foreigners ski in Japan?
Yes, Japan is open for skiing for anyone.

Can you ski in Aomori, Japan?
Definitely! There are several ski resorts in Aomori, Japan, and one of the best is Aomori Ski Resort.

What season is best to ski in Japan?
If you’re looking to experience soft, powdery snow, go skiing in Japan at the peak of the winter season — in January and February. If you prefer to go when fewer people go, visit in March to early April.

Rockwood Hotel & Spa in Ajigasawa, Japan — enjoy skiing to the fullest

Rockwood Hotel & Spa in Ajigasawa, Japan — enjoy skiing to the fullest

Surrounded by hundreds of hectares of beautiful nature views and magical mountain slopes, Rockwood Hotel & Spa is located along the slopes of Mt. Iwaki in Aomori. This onsen hotel houses 188 rooms and breathtaking views of Mt. Iwaki’s peak and the Sea of Japan. Located just a few steps away from the ski lifts and gondolas of Aomori Spring Ski Resort, this Ajigasawa ski resort is the best place to stay so you can relax and enjoy your ski holiday.

Rockwood Hotel & Spa in Ajigasawa, Japan — enjoy skiing to the fullest

Enjoy the hotel’s indoor and outdoor onsen, entertainment facilities (including a gym, a theater, and a shop), and various activities.

Rockwood Hotel & Spa in Ajigasawa, Japan — enjoy skiing to the fullest

You’ll also get to experience a mouth-watering array of dishes from the Aomori region. Taste the seasonal dishes created with only the freshest ingredients.

Indy Pass — access over 100 independently-owned ski resorts

Indy Pass — access over 100 independently-owned ski resorts

The Aomori Spring Ski Resort is a member of the Indy Pass, a special pass that gives you access to over 100 independently owned ski resort members in the U.S., Canada, and Japan. With the Indy Pass, you can easily make your way to Aomori’s slopes and start your winter adventure.

How to get to Aomori Spring Ski Resort and Rockwood Hotel & Spa

Aomori Spring Ski Resort is easily accessible from Tokyo and Osaka. Fly from any of these airports to Aomori Airport. Flight time from Tokyo-Haneda Airport to Aomori Airport takes approximately 75 minutes. When you get to Aomori Airport, take a taxi to Rockwood Hotel & Spa (approximately 80 minutes). 

JAL Vacations has just the right Taxi optional plan for you.

How to book JAL Vacations Packages

With JAL Vacations, you can build your own package of flights, accommodations, and local transportations. Book the JAL Vacations Aomori Spring Ski Resort Package and enjoy one of the best Japan ski resorts.

Visit the JAL Vacations page and select the package you want. You can book a flight or hotel or both. You can also book a taxi option to and from the airport to the resort.

Select your origin and destination, travel dates, and the number of travelers. Click “Select Vacation Packages” to view all the available packages.
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