Goryu Ski Resort

Sumedha Bharpilania
Yet another popular place for skiing, sledding and snowboarding in the Japanese Alps, the Goryu Ski Resort is located right at the entrance of Hakuba. With 16 courses, 13 lifts including a gondola and a 1000 metre vertical drop, Goryu shares a common lift pass with the Hakuba 47 Ski Resort. There are several eateries including a Subway, a noodle bar, a frozen yogurt shop and a restaurant offering panoramic views of the mountains. Opened in 1950, Goryu also has some sleeping facilities for visitors who intend to stay overnight.