Celebrating a century since opening the Nozawa Onsen Ski Resort, the Nozawa Onsen Ski School proudly continues to spread the joy of skiing and snowboarding to those new to the sport, as well as helping old hands develop their techniques. No matter how young or old, new or experienced, they offer a variety of packages to suit your needs. Contact the Nozawa Onsen Ski School to see what we can offer you!
SKI & SNOWBOARD GROUP LESSONS
The group ski and snowboard lessons will help you to learn to ski/snowboard or to fine tune your techniques with other guests of similar ability. Group lessons for very first timers are run daily for infants, children and adults for both ski and snowboard. Group lessons for other ability levels may be available depending on instructor availability. For more information, please come to the front desk at the Hikage Ski Center during reception hours.
*Please note that lift passes may be required for these lessons.
Full day course
Schedule : 10:00am - 12:00pm, 13:30pm - 15:30pm
Price : ¥11,000 per person
Schedule : 10:00am - 12:00pm
Price : ¥6,000 per person
Schedule : 13:30pm - 15:30pm
Price : ¥6,000 per person
The school is open for enrolments between 8:30am and 9:45am on the day of the lesson. Afternoon sessions are open for enrolment between 12:30pm and 13:15pm.
Colour Ability level
Red (Beginner) : First time on snow
Blue (Novice) : Can control speed by turning on gentle slopes. Have ridden a chairlift.
Green (Intermediate) : Can challenge some steeper terrain
Black (Advanced) : Comfortable around the whole mountain
Please note that these lessons may be full depending on the number of instructors available and the number of pupils enrolled on that day.
The Nozawa Onsen Ski School offers several different options for private lessons.
For those keen to hit the slopes in the morning they have the Early Bird Private from 8:50am. It is an hour of high quality instruction with a maximum of two guests with one instructor and will focus you for a great day of riding.
A similar one hour private is also offered at Lunch Time from 12:30pm if you are looking to brush up on your technique.
Half Day Private lessons usually start at 10:00am or 13:30pm though other times may be available on request. The half day lesson is for two hours and additional hours can usually be arranged.
Full Day Private lessons usually start at 10:00am though other times may be available on request. The full day lesson is for four hours; usually two hours in the morning, a break for lunch and then two hours in the afternoon.
Private Lesson (English)
Full day course : ¥35,000
Morning Course : ¥20,000
Afternoon Course : ¥16,000
Early Bird/Lunch Time/Additional Hour : ¥8,000
Private lessons are priced as per instructor dispatched (not per participant).
(Group lessons are priced per participant)
Park and pipe lesson and resort guiding are also available on request.
If you would like to make a reservation, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org with the following details:
- Reservation name
- Number of persons attending (and their ages)
- Ski, snowboarding or other activity.
- Previous experience (First Time / Beginner / Intermediate / Advanced)
- The days and sessions you would like to reserve.
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