Snowy Winter <Skiing>
There are several ski complexes located in and around the lake. The Shirakaba Resort Ski Slopes is a convenient ski resort with two ski lifts 230 feet of vertical descent. Not only we are the family friendly Ski complex , it's a perfect place for beginners to start Ski Experince , Practice here ,before you have your ski debubt in Hakuba . 2 in 1 Ski Slopes offer eleven runs for beginners and intermediates alike. For those who want to schuss in peace, Shirakaba International Ski Slopes doesn't allow snowboarders, who tend to be more daring with their descents. Another option for those traveling by car is Kurumayama Highland Ski Slopes--accessible via the Venus Line, a scenic road that overlooks the entire Lake Shirakaba and surrounding areas.
The seven ski areas around the Kurumayama Highlands boast 80% clear days and the 360-degree panorama vista provides views of Mt. Fuji, the Japanese Alps, Mount Asama and Yatsugatake. The high elevation means great skiing conditions, and the area is known for its long, dependable season (typically from early December to early April). Convenient access from both the Chuo and Joshin'etsu Expressways.