Hakuba is a village which is located in Kitaazumi District, Nagano Prefecture, Japan. Situated in the Northern Japan Alps, Hakuba is today a well known winter tourist destination offering the best snow conditions to all snowboarding enthusiasts.
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Snowboarding in Sugar Bowl, Truckee, California USA
It is a medium sized snowboard area around Lake Tahoe, which makes it perfect for snowboarders. The resort is known for its significant advanced terrain and high annual snowfall. Top elevation of the resort is at 8383 ft/2555 m and base elevation is at 6883 ft/2098 m. Skiable area covers 1500 ac/6.07 km².
Runs are 102 in total, of which 17% for beginners, 45% for intermediate and 38% for advanced athletes. Longest run is 3 mi/4.8 km. The resort has a lift system of 13 lifts, 5 high speed quads, 3 quads, 2 double chairs, 1 gondola and 2 surface lifts. Lift capacity is 21.740 passengers/hour.
Average snowfall is 500 in/1270 cm. Sugar Bowl has one of the most known snowboard academy, so don’t worry about your level of expertise.