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Akakura Kanko Resort (also known as ‘Akakan’) was one of the first European-style ski resorts in Japan. The resort was established in 1937 and is one of the most popular resorts in Myoko. The famous Kanko hotel is situated half way up the mountain on the ski slopes and offers a true ski in ski out experience. The resort is connected with the neighbouring Akakura Onsen ski resort and a joint ticket which allows use of both courses is available for purchase. The resort has slopes that cater to all levels of abilty from beginner to expert.

Ticket Prices 2019/20

Pass Adult Senior
Under 13
Half Day ¥3,300 ¥2,600 ¥2,300
1 Day ¥4,800 ¥4,000 ¥3,500
2 Day ¥8,500 ¥6,600 ¥5,900
3 Day ¥12,000 ¥9,200 ¥8,000

Joint ticket for Akakura Kanko & Akakura Onsen

Pass Adult Senior/U13
Akakura All Mountain
1 Day
¥6,000 ¥4,500
Akakura All Mountain
2 Day
¥11,300 ¥8,000

Pre school children ski free. 3rd Sunday each month is kids day.
6-11 year olds ski for free.

Open – 8:30AM

Close – 4:30PM

Resort Stats

Skill Levels

  • Beginner
  • Intermediate
  • Expert


  • Skiers
  • Snowboarders


10 Courses
7 Lifts

Elevation Levels

Max 1500m
Min 740m
Vertical Drop 760m
Elevation Base elevation: 740 meters
Summit elevation: 1,500 meters
Vertical drop: 760 meters
Number of courses 10
Longest run 4500 meters
Lifts Gondolas: 1 Quad chairs: 6
Gradient Maximum: 32 degrees
Night skiing Not available
Foreign language support Not available
Terrain Beginner 40%, Intermediate 30%,
Advanced 30%

Night Skiing


Terrain Park

Half Pipe

Ski School

Back Country

Childrens Facilities


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