Kiroro Resort is located in a mountain valley 2hrs drive from Chitose Airport. The top gondola station averages a massive 5m snow base with well over 17m+ in annual snow falls. There are 21 courses with the longest run at 4km. Two well-appointed international hotels are located at the base of the resort and provide over 400 rooms plus a wide range of restaurants and activities.
2hrs from Chitose Airport
1,030m above sea level
17m+ annual snow fall
Terrain: ○ 30%,
□ 40%, ◇ 30%
Park & Pipe
December – April
Top 6 reasons to choose Kiroro
- More snow than Niseko!
- Lift lines are rare with plenty of fresh tracks
- Family friendly with plenty of activities
- English speaking services
- Luxury and convenient resort accommodation
- 30mins from historic Otaru port town
Enjoy quality and comfortable facilities at the two very well appointed hotels – Sheraton Kiroro Resort (for ski-in / ski-out) and Kiroro Tribute Portfolio (with shuttle access).
Getting to Kiroro
Lift Passes / Night Ski
Lift passes are electronic and one pass for all areas and night skiing available up until early April to 7.30pm on the full day ticket.
Off-piste is relatively limited though there is a dedicated powder zone up top with free ride and off-piste type of terrain for the more advanced snow rider and there are plenty of tree runs and some great powder fun runs within the resort.
Snow Sports School
Kiroro offers a reputable ski/ board school for adults and children. English speaking instructors are available for private lessons with the Ski and Snowboard Academy. Kiroro have fantastic kids lesson program operated by the Annie Kids Ski Academy catering for children aged 3-12 years (Japanese language only). group lessons are only conducted in Japanese.
Kiroro Station is the only ski rental shop in Kiroro Resort, located on the 1st floor of the Mountain Centre, offering a very good range of rental equipment to suit all levels of skier/ boarder.