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Gala Yuzawa

Gala Yuzawa Ski Resort Guide

Gala Yuzawa, Japan

Rated: 4/5 (from 1 ratings)

Ski Area Highlights
Recommended ForSnowfall.
Highest Lift1,180m
Lowest Lift800m
 Nearest AirportsNiigata and Tokyo
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Gala Yuzawa

The Japanese ski resort of Gala Yuzawa is at an altitude of 800m.


Gala Yuzawa has direct access to 17 marked pistes, served by a total of 11 ski lifts.

The skiing is at relatively low altitude, so snow cover can be variable.


There is skiing to suit a range of abilities.


Sorry, we don't yet know much about Snowboarding in Gala Yuzawa.

Snow and Weather

When will it snow in Gala Yuzawa?

The next notable snow forecast is 4cm, expected on 13 December.

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Snow this week

Snow Forecast by day for Gala Yuzawa

Ski Area Stats

Gala Yuzawa Ski Area

Piste and Lift Stats
Number of runs
Ski Lifts
Number of Lifts


Gala Yuzawa Ski Area Heights

Lift Heights and Resort Altitude
Highest Lift1,180m
Lowest Piste800m

Ratings & Suitability

Ratings for Gala Yuzawa

Location and Map

Where is Gala Yuzawa?

This ski resort is in Yuzawa, Minamiuonuma, Japan.


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How to get there

 By Air

The nearest airport to Gala Yuzawa is Niigata, 112 minutes drive away.

Tokyo airport is also within three hours drive.


Ski Lift Capacity

There are 11 ski lifts.

Season Dates

When is Gala Yuzawa open?

We don't currently have confirmed season dates, but hope to soon.

NOTE:- Ski area, lift and piste opening is subject to Current Snow Conditions.

COVID-19 / Coronavirus

We don't yet have specific details of the COVID-19 precautions being taken in Gala Yuzawa, but they are likely to include most of the following :-

  • Face masks required on lifts, and in shops.
  • Social distancing in public areas.
  • Reduced lift capacity.
  • Extensive disinfection / sanitization.

French Ski Resort COVID-19 Measures describes further measures that may also be applied.

Visit the Gala Yuzawa Tourist Office for the latest.

Gala Yuzawa