Partner Access

How To Access Hakuba Valley

REQUIREMENTS FOR LIFT ACCESS:
2018-2019 Epic Pass holders are required to present their valid Epic Pass, Epic Local Pass or Epic Australia hard card and a valid photo ID to the lift cashier at one of Hakuba Valley’s nine resorts to redeem their five-day lift ticket.

 

Which 2018-2019 Epic Season Pass products provide access to skiing and riding at Hakuba Valley in Japan?

The following season pass products that provide access to Hakuba Valley, beginning with the 2018-2019 winter season:

Epic Pass

  •  A total of five days of skiing and snowboarding at Hakuba Valley Japan. No blackout dates. 

Epic Local Pass  

  •  A total of five days of skiing and snowboarding at Hakuba Valley Japan. No blackout dates. 

Epic Australia Pass

  • A total of five days of skiing and snowboarding at Hakuba Valley Japan. No blackout dates. 

Where is Hakuba Valley in Japan and what resorts are included in the benefit?
Hakuba Valley is one of Japan’s largest and most renowned mountain resorts located in the northern part of the Nagano Prefecture at the base of the country’s Northern Alps.

Hakuba Valley features nine resorts, including Jiigatake Snow Resort, Kashimayari Ski Resort, Hakuba Goryu Snow Resort, Hakuba47 Winter Sports Park, Hakuba Happo-one Snow Resort, Hakuba Iwatake Snow Field, Tsugaike Kogen Snow Resort, Hakuba Norikura Onsen Snow Resort, and Hakuba Cortina Snow Resort. The resorts offer all levels of ski and snowboard terrain with more than 130 trails and some of the longest vertical skiing in Japan, 102 lifts and abundant snowfall averaging 32 feet per season.


How do I get access to ski or snowboard at Hakuba Valley in 2018-2019 season once I have purchased my Epic Pass or Epic Local Pass?
2018-2019 Epic Pass holders are required to present their valid Epic Pass or Epic Local Pass hard card and a valid photo ID to the lift cashier at one of Hakuba Valley’s nine resorts to redeem their five-day lift ticket.

If I buy my season pass online, when can I expect to receive it?
For first-time Epic Season Pass holders and guests who upgraded into a new pass product, your pass will be mailed to you 7-10 business days from the time your photo upload is accepted. You may also have your photo taken and pass printed in person at a season pass office at any Vail Resorts owned and operated resort.  The release of liability must be completed for your Season Pass to be active.


I purchased my Epic Pass or Epic Local Pass online but have not yet received the actual pass. Can I access Hakuba Valley?
 
Yes, bring your Epic Pass confirmation and photo ID to a Hakuba Valley resort ticket office to redeem a day pass. Please note the release of liability must have been completed for your Season Pass to be active and you must have a recent photo on file.  If you have questions about your Epic Pass please call Customer Service at 970-754-0005.

I have not received my Epic Pass or Epic Local Pass yet. Can I get one printed at Hakuba Valley?
Vail Resorts season passes can only be printed at a Vail Resorts owned and operated resort. If you have questions about your Epic Pass please call Customer Service at +1-970-754-0005.  

Do Epic Pass and Epic Local Pass discounts (e.g., discounts on food, etc.) apply at Hakuba Valley? 
No. Epic Pass product discounts are only valid at Vail Resorts owned and operated resorts. 

I am an Epic Pass or Epic Local Pass holder. Can I use resort charge at Hakuba Valley?
No. Epic Pass or Epic Local Pass resort charge is only available at Vail Resorts owned and operated resorts.  

Are my Buddy Tickets on my Epic Pass and Epic Local Pass valid at Hakuba Valley?
Buddy Tickets are only valid at all Vail Resorts owned and operated resorts, not at partnership resorts.

Are my Ski With A Friend tickets on my Epic Pass and Epic Local Pass valid at Hakuba Valley?
No, Epic Pass Ski With A Friend tickets will not be valid for use at Hakuba Valley. Epic Pass and Epic Local Pass Ski With A Friend tickets are valid at all Vail Resorts owned and operated resorts.

Will EpicMix be available at Hakuba Valley?
No. EpicMix is only available at these resorts: Vail, Beaver Creek, Breckenridge and Keystone in Colorado; Whistler Blackcomb in British Columbia, Canada; Park City in Utah; Heavenly, Northstar and Kirkwood in Tahoe; Afton Alps in Minnesota and Mt. Brighton in Michigan. EpicMix will be available at Stowe in the 2018-2019 season. Visit www.epicmix.com for more details. 

How many days of skiing do Epic Season Pass holders get at Hakuba Valley?

Epic and Epic Local Pass holders will receive five consecutive days of skiing or snowboarding at Hakuba Valley, Japan with no blackout dates, beginning with the 2018-2019 season.

Are there any lodging requirements to receive my five days at Hakuba Valley Japan?

No

 

I have a Military season pass product do I have access to Hakuba Valley?

No.  Military pass products do not have access at partner resorts except for A-Basin.