Iwakisan Hyakuzawa (Hirosaki Town, Aomori)

Iwakisan Hyakuzawa
岩木山百沢 (青森県 弘前市)
Planned season: Saturday 23rd December 2017 until mid March 2018
Official snow depth Daily updates during snow season

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Iwakisan Hyakuzawa is a small ski hill located on the south-eastern slopes of Mt Iwaki to the west of Hiroasaki city in Aomori Prefecture. This ski hill has three pair lifts and a 200m long pony lift. Lift tickets are valid at both Iwakisan Hyakuzawa and Soma Romantopia.

Aomori Prefecture is the northernmost prefecture on the main island of Honshu and borders Akita Prefecture and Iwate Prefecture to the south. Hokkaido is to the north across the Tsugaru Strait. There are a number of ski hills located across Aomori Prefecture, mostly small in scale. The capital, Aomori city, is located in the central area by the shores of Mutsu Bay and to the north of the Hakkoda mountains.

The Mountain

784m
428m
356m
30"
5
2000m
4
20%
30%
50%
Skiers
60%
ropeways Ropeways gondolas Gondolas quad lifts Quad lifts triple lifts Triple lifts pair lifts Pair lifts single lifts Single lifts other lifts Other
Boarders
40%
0 0 0 0 3 0 1

Iwakisan Hyakuzawa 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
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16/17
season
1st - - 1st - 51cm 1st - 139cm 1st - 173cm
2nd - - 2nd - 47cm 2nd - 158cm 2nd - 169cm
3rd - - 3rd - 54cm 3rd - 170cm 3rd - 160cm
4th - - 4th - 50cm 4th - 159cm 4th - 166cm
5th - - 5th - 64cm 5th - 151cm 5th - 166cm
6th - - 6th - 79cm 6th - 148cm 6th - 165cm
7th - - 7th - 70cm 7th - 166cm 7th - 190cm
8th - - 8th - 61cm 8th - 188cm 8th - 200cm
9th - - 9th - 56cm 9th - 181cm 9th - 204cm
10th - - 10th - 52cm 10th - 168cm 10th - 211cm
11th - - 11th - 78cm 11th - 186cm 11th - 211cm
12th - - 12th - 90cm 12th - 183cm 12th - 199cm
13th - - 13th - 92cm 13th - 200cm 13th - 192cm
14th - - 14th - 101cm 14th - 198cm 14th - 184cm
15th - - 15th - 108cm 15th - 210cm 15th - 183cm
16th - - 16th - 105cm 16th - 195cm 16th - 177cm
17th - - 17th - 101cm 17th - 160cm 17th - 175cm
18th - - 18th - 108cm 18th - 160cm 18th - 174cm
19th - - 19th - 116cm 19th - 168cm 19th - 169cm
20th - - 20th - 116cm 20th - 170cm 20th - 164cm
21st - - 21st - 114cm 21st - 183cm 21st - -
22nd - - 22nd - 106cm 22nd - 185cm 22nd - -
23rd - - 23rd - 117cm 23rd - 182cm 23rd - -
24th - 20cm 24th - 132cm 24th - 176cm 24th - -
25th - 21cm 25th - 157cm 25th - 181cm 25th - -
26th - 20cm 26th - 156cm 26th - 190cm 26th - -
27th - 19cm 27th - 133cm 27th - 191cm 27th - -
28th - 48cm 28th - 123cm 28th - 183cm 28th - -
29th - 50cm 29th - 114cm 29th - - 29th - -
30th - 63cm 30th - 123cm 30th 30th - -
31st - 56cm 31st - 141cm 31st 31st - -

Iwakisan Hyakuzawa Facilities

School
School
Ski School: Available Snowboard School: Available
Ski and snowboard lessons are available at Iwakisan Hyakuzawa. 
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
There are a few activities available for children including special kids ski and snowboard lessons. 
Park Information
Park information
There are no special snow park facilities. 

Iwakisan Hyakuzawa Season & Opening Times

Typical season is from Late December until Mid March
October November December January February March April May June July
                                                           
Daytime
Daytime
Weekends and holidays Normally open from 10:00am until 4:00pm
Weekdays Normally open from 10:00am until 4:00pm
Nighta
'Nighta' (night skiing)
Weekends and holidays Sometimes
Weekdays Sometimes
Opening information
Opening information
Iwakisan Hyakuzawa is generally open from 10:00am until 4:00pm in the daytime.

Nighta operations are from 5:00pm until 9:00pm on four days of the week - Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday. The lifts do not operate between 4:00pm and 5:00pm on days when there is nighta.

Iwakisan Hyakuzawa Lift Ticket Charges

Adults Child
4 years to Junior High School age
Senior
60 years & over
1 Day 2,600 yen 1,500 yen 1,500 yen
1 Lift Coupon 250 yen 180 yen 180 yen
11 Lift Coupons 2,500 yen 1,800 yen 1,800 yen
Nighta 1,500 yen 800 yen 800 yen
4 Hours 1,700 yen 1,000 yen 1,000 yen
PM & Nighta (1pm-9pm) 2,600 yen 1,500 yen 1,500 yen
Season Ticket 25,000 yen 12,500 yen 12,500 yen
Lift Ticket Information All tickets shown above are valid at both Iwakisan Hyakuzawa and Soma Romantopia.

Getting to Iwakisan Hyakuzawa

By public transport
Train
Train
15.4km from Hirosaki Station on the Ou Honsen Line
Transport Information
Information
Iwakisan Hyakuzawa is just over 15km from Hirosaki Station on the Ou Honsen line.

>> More information on the Ou Honsen train line
bus
Bus
A free shuttle bus is available from Hirosaki Station.
By Car
Car
27.3km from the Owani Hirosaki IC on the Tohoku Expressway
30.2km from the Kuroishi IC on the Tohoku Expressway
Nearest national route: Route 7 (17.4km away)
Nearest prefecture road: Prefecture Road 3
Direction
Direction
Iwakisan Hyakuzawa is about 27km from the Owani Hirosaki IC exit on the Tohoku Expressway.

From the city area, take Prefecture Road 3 west heading towards Mt Iwaki.

>> More information on Tohoku Expressway
Parking
Parking
There is parking for 550 vehicles at the base of the ski hill. Parking is free every day of the season.

More Information

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Address
Address
Higashiiwakisan Hyakuzawa
Hirosaki-shi
Aomori-ken
036-1343
Telephone
Telephone
0172-83-2224
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