Uenotaira Snow Park
The Uenotaira snow park is 2km long has a variety of features and equipment to suit all levels, from beginners up, including kickers, boxes, rails, half pipes.
It runs alongside the main Uenotaira course, serviced by the Uenotaira covered quad lift and there are toilets and restaurants at the top and bottom of the park area. You can access the park via both the Nagasaka and Hikage gondolas. The park is maintained daily by professional snow park staff.
|Opening Period||Operates mid December to late March depending on snowfall|
and slope conditions.
The half pipe is located at the bottom of Uenotaira slope, on the left side. The pipe is open from late December till the end of march depending on snowfall and slope conditions.
|Width||-Flat bottom: 8m|
-Flat bottom to Coping: 4m
-Deck width: 7m
|Height||Flat bottom to Deck: 3.5m|
|Length||Start to exit: 110m|
6 metre Box
8 metre Flat-down box.
Snow park rules and etiquette
Choose an item that suits your level.
There are various levels of equipment installed in the park. Be sure to check equipment before attempting.
Check all landing zones are clear before attempting any jumps or kickers. Ensure that you know and can control your speed so it is appropriate for the jump or equipment you will attempt.
Ensure that you know and can control your speed so it is appropriate for the jump or equipment you will attempt.
The landing zone below jumps and kickers is the most dangerous place in the park: If you fall on landing, move away as fast as you can. If injured call Patrol or park staff for assistance. Make other users aware that you are there. Mark your place with a raised board or skis. Ensure no one else attempts the jump. Close the equipment by setting skis, board or flags on the in-ramp.
On entering jumps or Kickers be sure to keep up your speed. ‘Wiping-off’ too much speed can result in crashes at the top of kickers/ jumps. Once committed to a jump complete it. Do not stop on the ramp.
Also be aware of possible ‘overshoot’: having too much speed means you can fly over the landing zone and land on a flat zone with high injury potential.
Do not alter any items in the park. The jumps, kickers, ramps, landing points, and all equipment are managed by the snow park staff and can only be changed by the snow park staff.
A final message from the snow park crew- the ‘diggers’
Thank you for using the Nozawa Onsen Snow Park. I know that not many people are great in the park at first; everyone falls a lot, and only slowly improves. But the best way to get better is not to get injured on the way! Enjoy your time in the snow park without overdoing it! When soaking away your fatigue in the hotsprings in the village, I hope you can remember with a smile the time you spent in the park. In any case enjoy your time! And if you have any questions or concerns feel free to call the diggers.