Trail Map

Total area 168ha Total course area 28ha
Lift transport capacity Total lift  7,200 porson/h Waitingtime for lift About 5 minutes
Altitude (mountaintop) 1220m Altitude (base) 820m
Elevation difference 400m Maximum slope angle 30 degrees (A course)
Longest course length 2km(C~D) Artificial snow machine 50sets (Snow gun + fan machine)

5 courses

Course A~E
SNOW PARK D course , B course lower part, D course lower part “NORN SNOW PARK”
Course composition Elementary Course: 30% Intermediate Course: 50% Advanced Course: 20%
  • You can not board a lift by holding  ski and snowboard by hand (excluding snowshoes)
  • Please be sure to attach the leash code for the safety of the snowboarding
  • The lift ride for snowshoeing will be only on the 3rd quad lift.
  • Snowboarders can run all weekdays  weekends and public holidays.

Course Details

  • A Course [Expert Only]

    A Course Photo

    An advanced expert course incites you on exciting  hard, undulating scenes such as steep slopes switching from the Cobb slope.

    Difference in height 214m
    Maximum slope angle 30 degrees
    Corse length 840m
    Average slope angle 22 degrees
  • B Course [Expert / Intermediate]

    B Course Photo

    How about a skill test at the upper bumpy terrdin Then to llowd flat middle slope  is   suitable for high speed skiing and sliding.

    Difference in height 214m
    Maximum slope angle 26 degrees
    Corse length 920m
    Average slope angle 13 degrees
  • C Course [Intermediate / Beginner]

    C Course [Intermediate] [Beginner]

    The upper half is a slightly sloping and the bottom half is a gentle slope course. If you slide from the C course to the D course you can enjoy take a  2 km lomg distance.

    Difference in height 183m
    Maximum slope angle 21 degrees
    Corse length 870m
    Average slope angle 14 degrees
  • D Course [Brginner]

    D Course Photo

    It is a course that is not too fast and not too loose, a moderate slope continues. Families and beginners can enjoy gliding at ease.

    Difference in height 242m
    Maximum slope angle 19 degrees
    Corse length 1,080m
    Average slope angle 13 degrees
  • E Course [Expert / Intermediate / Brginner]

    E Course Photo

    The snowy surface is somewhat flat, but it features a varied ramp. It is suitable for memorizing carving turns and basic movements.

    Difference in height 242m
    Maximum slope angle 23 degrees
    Corse length 1,030m
    Average slope angle 14 degrees
  • Base [Brginner]

    Base area photo

    It is an area where school lesson start to beginner class, etc.

Snow Land

Norn Minakami Snow Land is a special area that is separate from the ski and snowboard courses of the main Norn Minakami resort – a place where everyone, from children to adults, can enjoy and play in the snow in safety. The area features a number of special attractions. The Main Area of Snow Land is located at the base of the resort close the Number 2 car park.  Young children can enjoy playing in the snow in safety. A 40meter long ,agic ski carpet gives easy access to the attractions. Entry fee is 1000 yen per person. This Area is a large area for playing in the snow with scoops, snowball making kits and other fun items to play with. There are also items for older children and young families as well, offering varion ways to enjoy the winter snow. Norn ski resort can respond to various requests, such as pick – up and lodging, as well as special events (for example snowball fights, and treasure hunting games). So please come and enjoy with your families – ‘playing in the snow debut’ at Norn Minakami Snowland this winter. Youar sure to have a lot of fun!

      Snow Land Open Main Area
      25th December 2023until 26th March 2024(9:00am-4:00pm)
      Entry Charge 1,000 yen per person.
      Children must be accompanied by parents a caretater

      Sledding: included in admission fee
      Tubing: 500 yen for 30 minutes
      Snow racer: 500 yen for 15 minutes
      Snow strider: 500 yen for 15 minutes
      Treasure Hunt: 500 yen,  find treasure in the snow forest! Please ask for details
      There is also a ticket of ”YOKUBARI”(greedy packingthat) allows you to participate in all attractions. (2000 yen)

      Due to snow conditions, it may close/or some attractions may not be available.

      Please Note

      • After paying the entry fee, entry to the Snow Land areas is freeSled/sledge rental is free of though there are some special sledges that incur a rental charge.
      • Please show your sticker to staff on re-entering.
      • Please note that the sticker the becomes invalid when taken off.
      • The sticker is valid for the day of use and cannot be re-issued There are no refunds.
      • The sticker are non-transferable and can only be used by one person.
      • Please do not use any equipment with sharp edges.
      • Please do not use plastic skis or plastic boards.
      • Any personal belongings maybe brought into the area at owner’s risk.
      • Please do not over-speed, always keep control. and avoid any obstacles people.etc
      • Please stay in the course areas and do not stop in places that may interfere with other people.
      • Please do not sledge in areas other than the specific sledging areas as it is dangerous.
      • Please return any rental items back to the original place after finishing using them.
      • People not following the instructions of the staff will be asked to leave.
      • We are not responsible for any accidents or injuries due to falls or contacts with other people within Snow Land.
      • Please use snowshoes inside Snowland as indicated by the information.

      Boots snow boots can be rented at the reception/entrance to Snow Land.
      The rental charge is 1,000 yen per day.

      Kids: 16cm – 22cm
      Ladies: 22.5cm – 25cm
      Mens: 25cm – 28th
      Limited supplies available.


Lift Time&Operations

Skiers at Norn minakami ski resort can ski for a long time at night!
We also offer great deals tailored to your purpose

2023/12/18〜12/22 08:30 16:30
2023/12/23〜2024/1/4 08:30 16:30
2024/1/5〜3/17 Monday – Thursday 08:30 16:30
Friday 24:00
Saturday / The day before holiday 07:00 24:00
Sunday  /  holiday 16:30
2024/3/18〜3/24 08:30 16:30

Lift Ticket (Fee)

Pre season (2023/12/18~12/22)
  Valid time Adult E.S.student Senior
One day ticket OPEN~16:30 2,700yen 2,200yen 2,300yen
Regular season (Night ski opening date ~2024/3/17)
  Valid time Adult E.S.student Senior
One day Ticket※1 OPEN~16:30 5,200yen 3,900yen 4,500yen
4-hour ticket Purchase ~ 4hours 4,700yen 3,400yen 4,000yen
Early morning (weekend) tickets※2 7:00~10:00 3,000yen 2,200yen 2,800yen
Twilight ticket 13:00~20:00 4,900yen 3,600yen 4,200yen
MidNight 24 ticket ※3 16:30~24:00 3,000yen 2,200yen 2,800yen
Ten times ticket   5,000yen
One time ticket   500yen
  • Customers who do not have ski / snowboard on can not ride the lift (except preschool children)
  • 1 Child fee is elementary school student, senior fee is over 55 years (required: I.D. card)
  • 2 At early morning business hours (1/6~3/17) only sold.
  • 3 It will be sold only at 24 o’clock night service.
  • The Ticket fee include 10% consumption tax.

Ski&Board Rentals

Ski&Board Rentals
Business day Open at the same time as lift
Time [Weekday]8:30~
[Saturdays, Sundays, and holidays]7:00~
  • For rental use please be sure to present a thing that can verify your identity such as a license.
  • For safety, we recommend installing protectors such as helmets. Child helmets are available for free.

Rentals Price

We prepare first-class manufacturer’s ski, snowboard and boots and we are waiting for everyone’s arrival.

  One day Twilight 4 hours Nighta
category Adults Kids Adults Kids Adults Kids Adults Kids
5,000yen 3,500yen 4,700yen 3,200yen 4,500yen 3,000yen 3,500yen 2,000yen
SKI 3,000yen 2,200yen 2,900yen 2,100yen 2,700yen 2,000yen 2,200yen 1,500yen
Boots 3,000yen 2,200yen


2,100yen 2,700yen 2,000yen 2,200yen 1,500yen
Pole 500yen 300yen 500yen 300yen 500yen 300yen 500yen 300yen
Board SET
5,000yen 3,500yen 4,700yen 3,200yen 4,500yen 3,000yen 3,500yen 2,000yen
Board 3,000yen 2,200yen 2,900yen 2,100yen 2,700yen 2,000yen 2,200yen 1,500yen
Boots 3,000yen 2,200yen 2,900yen 2,100yen 2,700yen 2,000yen 2,200yen


Common Wear
4,500yen/td> 3,000yen 4,200yen 2,700yen 4,000yen 2,500yen 3,000yen 1,800yen
5,000yen 4,700yen 4,500yen 3,500yen
Rental Time START ~16:30 14:00~22:00 4 hours only 16:30~Close

※ We do not rent gloves, goggles etc.

Rentals Size

Rental Item Size Chart
  Adult Kids
Ski 140cm~170cm 80cm~140cm
Ski Boots 22cm~31cm 16cm~24cm
Board 135cm~160cm 80cm~130cm
Board Boots 22cm~30cm 17cm~21cm
Wear S~XXL 80cm~150cm

Ski School

Classified according to the purpose, contents of the lesson further enriched! From beginners to experts, we respond with simple and easy-to-follow advice.We will support your comfortable ski life with a lesson of “fun, safe and beautiful”!

From beginners to experts, from small children to special programs for families and groups, a fun menu suitable for everyone’s purposes, such as examination meetings

Private Lesson

30 minutes
60 minutes
90 minutes

★Please check the official website for other lesson programs.

Tailor-made lessons tailored to your level
Up to 6 people can attend with 1 instructor
*For all skiers

Start at any time
A group of family and friends is also possible 
* Up to 6 people
*It is a condition that you match the level
*First-time skiers and experienced skiers are not suitable for the same group

SnowBoard School

In our school, we try to make it fun and safe to improve from the first person to the advanced.
We have extensive menus so that each customer can satisfy one’s satisfaction.Children’s lessons are also available from the age of 4.
We are keeping in mind the whole staff so that one day at everybody’s ski resort can satisfy and have a pleasant time.

Private Lesson


90 minutes

90 minutes ×2

★Please check the official website for other lesson programs.

  • [Mon.-Fri.] 9:30~/1200~/14:00~
  • [Sat./Sun./Holiday] 7:30~/9:30~/12:00~/14:00~
  • Evening classes(16:00-)are avilable on Friday and Saturday (2,000JPY/90min)
  • Yon can choose your instructer for an additionalt +1,500JPY/90min +3,000JPY/90min headmaster
  • Class time will not be extended if you don’t show up at reservation time

Access Map

Norn → Minakami Station / Jo-moukogen Station (Reservations required by 15:00 the day before use for Kamimokogen Station and Kamimokogen Station)
    Jo-mo Kogen Sta. Kamimoku Sta. Hotel juraku Minakami Sta. Michi no Eki Norn
1 Minakami 7:40 7:45 7:54 8:05
2※ Jo-mou 8:10 8:20 8:30
3 MInakami 8:40 8:45 8:54 9:05
4 Jo-mou 9:40 9:50 10:00
5 Minakami 9:40 9:45 9:54 10:05
6 Minakami 10:40 10:45 10:54 11:05
  • As it will be the scheduled time to go Minakami Sta, Kamamoku and Jo-mo Kogen Sta, please stop the bus and get on the bus.
  • The departure time of Norn is approximately 10 minutes before Yuhara Koen.
    (*) There are changes for station arrival time adjustment. Please acknowledge it beforehand
Norn → Minakami Station / Jo-moukogen Station (Reservations required by 15:00 the day before use for Kamimokogen Station and Kamimokogen Station)
    Norn Kamimoku Sta. Jo-mo-kogen Sta. Hotel Juraku Minakami Sta. Michino-eki
7※ Minakami 15:00 14:25
8 Minakami 16:00 16:25
9 Minakami 17:00 17:25
10 Jo-mou 17:10 17:25 17:40
  • Please be on the bus and ride your hand as it will be the scheduled time to go, except at Minakami, Jo-mo ko Kogen stations.
  • (△) for station arrival time adjustment, there are changes. Please note
  • ※marked only operates on Saturdays, Sundays, and public holidays

Information on JR Joetsu Line / Joetsu Shinkansen

If you want to go to Norn other than the shuttle bus, please use a taxi (Jomo Kogen ~ approx. 30 minutes 4,700 yen / Minakami Station ~ approx. 20 minutes approx. 3,300 yen).

【That way】Taxi Kanetsu Kotsu Telephone:0278‐72‐3135