Jeunesse Kurikoma (Higashinaruse Village, Akita)

Jeunesse Kurikoma
ジュネス栗駒 (秋田県 東成瀬村)
Planned season: Saturday 16th December 2017 until Wednesday 21st March 2018
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Jeunesse Kurikoma is located in Higashinaruse village in Akita Prefecture.

Akita Prefecture is located in the Tohoku region of northern Honshu. Akita faces the Sea of Japan in the west and is bordered by Aomori, Iwate, Miyagi and Yamagata prefectures from north to south. The region has cold winters and there are numerous ski hills located around the prefecture, though most of them are small scale with just one or two lifts.

The Mountain

770m
375m
395m
40"
13
2500m
4
10%
55%
35%
Skiers
70%
ropeways Ropeways gondolas Gondolas quad lifts Quad lifts triple lifts Triple lifts pair lifts Pair lifts single lifts Single lifts other lifts Other
Boarders
30%
0 0 2 0 2 0 0

Jeunesse Kurikoma Snow Depth Statistics

Official snow depth numbers from the current season and previous season
December January February March
17/18
season
16/17
season
17/18
season
16/17
season
17/18
season
16/17
season
17/18
season
16/17
season
1st - - 1st - 30cm 1st - 95cm 1st - 110cm
2nd - - 2nd - 30cm 2nd - 95cm 2nd - 110cm
3rd - - 3rd - 30cm 3rd - 110cm 3rd - 110cm
4th - - 4th - 30cm 4th - 110cm 4th - 110cm
5th - - 5th - 40cm 5th - 110cm 5th - 110cm
6th - - 6th - 40cm 6th - 110cm 6th - 110cm
7th - - 7th - 40cm 7th - 110cm 7th - 110cm
8th - - 8th - 40cm 8th - 110cm 8th - 110cm
9th - - 9th - 40cm 9th - 110cm 9th - 110cm
10th - - 10th - 40cm 10th - 110cm 10th - 110cm
11th - - 11th - 50cm 11th - 110cm 11th - 110cm
12th - - 12th - 50cm 12th - 110cm 12th - 110cm
13th - - 13th - 65cm 13th - 110cm 13th - 110cm
14th - - 14th - 70cm 14th - 110cm 14th - 110cm
15th - - 15th - 70cm 15th - 110cm 15th - 110cm
16th - - 16th - 70cm 16th - 110cm 16th - 110cm
17th - 40cm 17th - 70cm 17th - 120cm 17th - 110cm
18th - 40cm 18th - 70cm 18th - 110cm 18th - 110cm
19th - 40cm 19th - 75cm 19th - 110cm 19th - 110cm
20th - 35cm 20th - 75cm 20th - 110cm 20th - 110cm
21st - 35cm 21st - 75cm 21st - 110cm 21st - -
22nd - 30cm 22nd - 75cm 22nd - 110cm 22nd - -
23rd - 20cm 23rd - 75cm 23rd - 110cm 23rd - -
24th - 30cm 24th - 90cm 24th - 110cm 24th - -
25th - 30cm 25th - 95cm 25th - 110cm 25th - -
26th - 30cm 26th - 95cm 26th - 110cm 26th - -
27th - 25cm 27th - 95cm 27th - 110cm 27th - -
28th - 25cm 28th - 95cm 28th - 110cm 28th - -
29th - 25cm 29th - 95cm 29th - - 29th - -
30th - 30cm 30th - 95cm 30th 30th - -
31st - 30cm 31st - 95cm 31st 31st - -

Previous Statistics

Jeunesse Kurikoma Facilities

School
School
Ski School: Available Snowboard School: Available
Ski and snowboard lessons are available at Jeunesse Kurikoma. 
Rental
Equipment Rental
Ski Rental: Available Snowboard Rental: Available
Ski and snowboard equipment rental is available.
Ski and snowboard wear rental is also available. 
Children Facilities
Children's facilities
A kids area called 'Waku Waku Guru Guru' is open on specified weekends and has various attractions for young children including tubing. It is open on 1st-3rd January 2018, Sundays and national holidays. 
Park Information
Park information
There is no special snow park, though there is a 'wave zone' course near the base area. There are a few ungroomed areas in the upper area. 

Jeunesse Kurikoma Season & Opening Times

Typical season is from Mid December until Mid March
October November December January February March April May June July
                                                           
Daytime
Daytime
Weekends and holidays Normally open from 9:00am until 4:00pm
Weekdays Normally open from 9:00am until 4:00pm
Nighta
'Nighta' (night skiing)
Weekends and holidays No
Weekdays No
Opening information
Opening information
Jeunesse Kurikoma is open from 9:00am until 4:00pm.

On weekdays from 20th February until 9th March and from 17th-21st March, just the Number 2 quad lift will be operating (special lift tickets available).

The ski hill will be closed from 12th-16th March 2018.

There is no nighta at this ski hill.

Jeunesse Kurikoma Lift Ticket Charges

Adults Child
Elementary School age
Older Child
High School age
Senior
1 Day (9am-4pm) 3,300 yen 2,300 yen 2,800 yen 2,800 yen
4 Hours 2,800 yen 1,800 yen 2,500 yen 2,500 yen
Afternoon 2,800 yen 1,800 yen 2,500 yen 2,500 yen
1 Lift Coupon 500 yen 300 yen 500 yen 500 yen
Season Ticket 35,000 yen 25,000 yen 35,000 yen 35,000 yen
Lift Ticket Information The 4 Hour ticket is valid for 4 hours from the time of purchase.

Getting to Jeunesse Kurikoma

By public transport
Train
Train
23.3km from Jumonji Station on the Ou Honsen Line
30.8km from Yuzawa Station on the Ou Honsen Line
Transport Information
Information
Jeunesse Kurikoma is about 23km from Jumonji Station on the Ou Honsen line.

>> More information on the Ou Honsen train line
bus
Bus
No shuttle bus service information is available.
By Car
Car
24.2km from the Jumonji IC on the Yuzawa Yokote Road
30.6km from the Yuzawa IC (Akita) on the Yuzawa Yokote Road
31.1km from the Yokote IC on the Akita Expressway
Nearest national route: Route 397 (2.7km away)
Direction
Direction
Jeunesse Kurikoma can be found about 3km off Route 397 - also known as the Iwaigawa Bypass.

The closest exit on the Yuzawa Yokote Road is Jumonji IC and that is about 24km away.

From the IC exit turn right onto Route 13 and then turn left onto Route 342. At the road junction with Route 397 turn left onto the latter and follow the signs to the ski hill.

>> More information on Akita Expressway
Parking
Parking
Parking is available at the base of the ski hill.

More Information

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Address
Address
Yanagisawa 39-7, Tsubakikawa
Higashinaruse-mura
Ogachi-gun
Akita-ken
019-0803
Telephone
Telephone
0182-47-3101
IMPORTANT! PLEASE READ
We are still in the process of checking and updating ski resort information for the upcoming 2017-2018 ski season (many ski hills do not update their own official information until November). On 21st and 22nd November we will be doing some work on the weather forecast data - there may be some disruption. It's only temporary! Message updated on 21st November 2017.
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