NORTHSTAR’s guided MTB tour’s are limited to 4th grade and up, so we are offering a special “Fun Ride” product just for kids, families and anyone else who wants to enjoy riding a bike in Norikura Kogen. We also get requests from couples and women’s groups who wants to go mountain biking in Norikura Kogen but are not ready for a full on off-road tour.
The Fun ride is a 90min guided ride around cycling paths and info the meadow of Ichinose (a local park area). It’s a chance to get out, exercise, and enjoy the fresh air on a mountain bike. Please Click here for more details.
Lift Package from：¥11,500 -, Weekend Package：¥20,000 – (more…)
NOTICE REGARDING HEATING SURCHARGE FOR WINTER SEASON
We have launched our new reservation system. It is now easier to find room and activity vacancy info and to make a reservation.
We will take a break after the fall season from 11/8 (Sat) – 12/9 (Wed). Thank you for your understanding. (more…)
You can fully enjoy Norikura’s winter without snowboard or skiing with a snowshoe tour. Walking on fluffy fresh snow is such a magical feeling like you are walking on a cloud.
Good Deal Lodging and Lift package
¥13,000〜/ adult with 2 days lift ticket.
Lift ticket package
High school students / Senior (above 55 years old)：¥13,500
Junior high ：¥12,000
High school students / Senior (above 55 years old)：¥12,000
- Price above is for 3 people per room. Private room will be an additional ¥3,000/person. Room for two will be an additional ¥1,500/person.
- Includes 1 night, 2 meals and 2 days lift tickets.
- Elementary’s price is for with the adult only.
- You cannot use with other plans or coupon.
- The plan will start from 2014/1/10 (Thu).
Good Deal weekends
You can stay for weekdays price on those dates.
- You can not use with other plans or coupon.
Backcountry tour, Snowboard lesson, Snowshoe tour are 10% off for weekdays.
- You’ll get free sticker if you use this plan and share our information on Facebook.
Make a Booking
Please make reservation from our Reservation Page with course, date, etc that you want to join.
First we want to thank you for being party of our family at NORTHSTAR, part of our adventure! THANK YOU! We are excited to let you know that we have purchased a beautiful new lodge located right behind current NORTHSTAR building. And what a journey it has been! The negotiations, the miracles … the whole process has been quite a ride. It is our desire that NORTHSTAR’s new lodge, soon to be called NORTHSTAR Alpine Lodge, will allow us to serve YOU with more Aloha yet keep the fun, adventurous hospitality of the old NORTHSTAR. If all goes well, we will be opening during Golden Week and in fact, we are already getting reservations! Come, come and stay at the NORTHSTAR Alpine Lodge, enjoy our hospitality, the beautiful national park, and our great adventures.
Hope to see you soon at the new NORTHSTAR Alpine Lodge!
Due to the Sasago Tunnel accident on the Chuo-dou highway, the highway has been closed and traffic is being re-routed around the tunnel. We recommend that you take an alternate route to get to NORTHSTAR to save time and headache. (more…)
Announcement – Temporarily closed from November 12th to December 11th. (more…)
We had 57 riders joined to Norikura Century Charity Ride this year and we would like to report about out donation. (more…)
The “Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour” will be showing again here in Norikrua this Fall. This year will feature the mountain bike film “From the Inside Out”. You might say “I’ve already seen that film” but watching a film outside with your friends in beautiful Norikura Kogen is totally different, it really is an amazing experience.
We are also offering a Banff Lodging Packages (¥8,800 for 1 night lodging with 2 meals and film festival ticket).
Activities will be, MTB tours for both beginners and experienced riders, Pilates Clinic buy a Paul Star Pirates instructor and Shower Climbing and Nordic Walking by ODSS.
Here is the contents of this years showing.
- On Assignment: Jimmy Chin（Climbing）
- Eastern Rises（Fishing）
- From the Inside Out（MTB）
- Living the Dream（Climbing）
- The Swiss Machine（Speed-climbing）
The film called “The Swiss Machine” below is crazy. This year is going to be good.
Mountain biking is not just for boys! Girls ride bikes too. This camp will help you go to the next level by learning some bike mechanic tips that are sometimes hard to learn from guys, special riding tips for girls, Onsen and special meals by NORTHSTAR’s chef, Kayo. You can also try Pilates and Bouldering on our climbing wall. Beginners welcome!
2012年6月2日(土) – 3日(日)
¥19,000 (including; 1 night lodging, 3 meals, Transportation and Insurance)
Rental bikes are available for 3000 yen
Limitations: Jr. High and older / 20 people
*For participants who are 18 years old and younger need to have sign on waiver release form by a guardian and a guardian must participate with.
Day 1 • 6/25
Location: At Swan Garden near the Toyoshina IC on the Nagano Highway
- 12:30 Reception
- 13:00 Riding in Toyoshina
- 16:00 Head to NORTHSTAR
- 17:00 Free Time
- 18:00 Special Dinner
- 20:00 Pilates & Bouldering
Day 2 • 6/26
- 8:00 Breakfast
- 9:00 Riding in Norikura
- 12:00 Lunch
- 13:00 Riding in Norikura
- 15:00 Finish Riding and Closing
Organizers：KONA & NORTHSTAR
- From Online Reservation Form, fill “Dates” as “Girls MTB”, and fill other columns. If you are a group, please fill “Size of Party” with “Each participant’s Name and Date of Birth”. Also please fill out information for allergy , rentals, etc if you need.
- We will respond to you with a bill and waiver release form.
- Transfer reservation fee [¥3,000/person; non refundable] or all camp fee then your reservation will be confirmed.
- Bring rest of camp fee [¥18,000/person] and waiver from.
*Please check our Reservation Page for cancellation fee, etc.