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APPI is located in latitude 40° N whereworld'sfamous ski resorts such as Austria's Arlbergand USA's Aspen are located. Enjoy outdoor leisure activity in magnificent nature. There are the various items for families and couples. In the case of bad...more
1. As mentioned in some skiing websites, many slopes are quite long when compared with many other Japan ski resorts
2. even when there was no fresh snow at all during my stay, snow was still relatively dry and powdery
3. there are tree run...More
Appi Kogen has great snow and excellent runs unfortunately with only one gondola working and a number of chairlifts not working we felt a bit underwhelmed, we stayed in the pension village (which was excellent) for a week and decided after two days that with...More
Date of experience: January 2019
tsbirbiglia, Digital Marketing at Appi Kogen Ski Resort, responded to this reviewResponded 27 January 2019
Thank you very much for your message. We will use your feedback for future reference. We are looking forward to seeing you again.
I was totally impressed with the ski resort. The ski facilities are comprehensive. With 21 ski slopes to choose from, you will be spoilt with choices. The ski coaches are very professional and caring. They made my family feel safe and confident when we learned...More
Date of experience: December 2018
DayTrip68173013322, Digital Marketing at Appi Kogen Ski Resort, responded to this reviewResponded 22 January 2019
Thank you very much for visit and review. We are looking forward to seeing you again.
We stayed here (in the Grand Annex 1) during Feb 2018. There is a wide selection of runs for all abilities and also a Salomon snow board park for boarders. A small selection of slopes are open until 8pm for night skiing and are floodlit...More
Great skiing. The snow was fantastic and the crowds low, even on Sunday!! Fresh tracks still available at 2pm!! well worth a few days skiing. Reasonably big by Japanese standards. Ski school had English speaking staff. Lots of luck choices, prices OK.
Appi is the first place I have night snowboarded and it did not disappoint! There was three long lifts open and plenty of powder to be ridden under the chairlift. 10/10 would go again.
My room at the Appi grand hotel was very spacious and...More
Was there with the family (2 young kids) and overall a great trip. Skiing wise, we were lucky to get mostly great sunny weather and the slopes were generally not that crowded when we were there in early Jan. There was night skiing that started...More
The lifts and on hill operations are pathetic!! You will spend half your day in line or on the slowest lifts in Japan! No doubling up, singles allowed to ride old triples. They really have no clue how to run a ski resort. The snows...More
The hotel is located far from Morioka train station. A bus commute between Morioka station and the resort with very limited numbers. The bus in the morning was at 11.15am and took an hour to reach the resort. The check in time is 3pm thus...More