Ski Jam Katsuyama (Katsuyama City, Fukui)

Ski Jam Katsuyama
スキージャム勝山 (福井県 勝山市)
Planned season: Saturday 16th December 2017 until Sunday 8th April 2018
Official snow depth 190cm (0cm) [updated on 23rd January 2018]

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Ski Japan Katsuyama (often known as Ski Jam or Jamkatsu) is located to the east of central area of Katsuyama city in the north eastern region of Fukui Prefecture. Karigahara is close by. Ski Jam Katsuyama has been operating since 1993 and is one of the larger and more popular resorts in this region - and certainly the largest in Fukui Prefecture - with many people visiting from the Chubu and Kansai regions.

Fukui Prefecture is in the Chubu region of central Japan, facing the Sea of Japan. It borders Ishikawa to the north, Gifu to the east and Kyoto and Shiga to the south. Most of the ski hills in Fukui Prefecture are found in the north eastern region to the east of the capital, Fukui city.

The Mountain

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Ski Jam Katsuyama Course Map

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Ski Jam Katsuyama Snow Depth Statistics

Official snow depth numbers from the current season and previous season
December January February March
1st - - 1st 170cm 40cm 1st - 190cm 1st - 190cm
2nd - - 2nd 180cm 40cm 2nd - 200cm 2nd - 190cm
3rd - - 3rd 190cm 40cm 3rd - 200cm 3rd - 190cm
4th - - 4th 210cm 40cm 4th - 200cm 4th - 180cm
5th - - 5th 210cm 40cm 5th - 190cm 5th - 180cm
6th - - 6th 210cm 40cm 6th - 190cm 6th - 180cm
7th - - 7th 210cm 40cm 7th - 200cm 7th - 180cm
8th 100cm - 8th 210cm 40cm 8th - 210cm 8th - 190cm
9th 100cm - 9th 200cm 40cm 9th - 210cm 9th - 230cm
10th 100cm - 10th 200cm 40cm 10th - 220cm 10th - 240cm
11th 100cm - 11th 220cm 40cm 11th - 220cm 11th - 240cm
12th 110cm - 12th 230cm 70cm 12th - 250cm 12th - 240cm
13th 140cm - 13th 240cm 100cm 13th - 250cm 13th - 230cm
14th 170cm - 14th 270cm 150cm 14th - 250cm 14th - 230cm
15th 170cm - 15th 270cm 150cm 15th - 250cm 15th - 230cm
16th 170cm 60cm 16th 250cm 150cm 16th - 250cm 16th - 240cm
17th 170cm 60cm 17th 240cm 160cm 17th - 250cm 17th - 230cm
18th 170cm 60cm 18th 220cm 160cm 18th - 240cm 18th - 220cm
19th 170cm 60cm 19th 210cm 160cm 19th - 230cm 19th - 220cm
20th 170cm 60cm 20th 190cm 160cm 20th - 230cm 20th - 220cm
21st 170cm 60cm 21st 190cm 160cm 21st - 230cm 21st - 220cm
22nd 170cm 60cm 22nd 190cm 160cm 22nd - 230cm 22nd - 220cm
23rd 170cm 40cm 23rd 190cm 180cm 23rd - 220cm 23rd - 220cm
24th 160cm 40cm 24th - 200cm 24th - 210cm 24th - 210cm
25th 150cm 40cm 25th - 220cm 25th - 210cm 25th - 200cm
26th 150cm 40cm 26th - 220cm 26th - 210cm 26th - 200cm
27th 170cm 40cm 27th - 210cm 27th - 210cm 27th - 200cm
28th 180cm 40cm 28th - 210cm 28th - 200cm 28th - 200cm
29th 180cm 40cm 29th - 200cm 29th - - 29th - 200cm
30th 180cm 40cm 30th - 190cm 30th 30th - 200cm
31st 170cm 40cm 31st - 190cm 31st 31st - 200cm

Previous Statistics

Ski Jam Katsuyama Facilities

Ski School: Available Snowboard School: Available
Ski and snowboard lessons are available at Ski Jam Katsuyama. 
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
The 'Be-Kids Park' has a Sledding Area, Snowboard Aresa and Ski Area. Entry is 500 yen for half day; 900 yen for 1 day.

'Jam Kids' is a child care service for children above 6 months age. Reservations required. 
Park Information
Park information
The 'Park' is suitable for beginners. The 'Free Ride Park' is more suitable for intermediates. Both feature various items. 

Ski Jam Katsuyama Season & Opening Times

Typical season is from Mid December until Early April
October November December January February March April May June July
Weekends and holidays Normally open from 7:30am until 4:30pm
Weekdays Normally open from 8:00am until 4:30pm
'Nighta' (night skiing)
Weekends and holidays No
Weekdays No
Opening information
Opening information
Ski Jam Katsuyama is open from 8:00am until 4:30pm on weekdays and from 7:30am until 4:30pm on weekends and holidays.

From 1st February 2018 until closing, the resort is open until 5:00pm.

There is no nighta at Ski Jam Katsuyama.

Ski Jam Katsuyama Lift Ticket Charges

Adults Child
3-5 years
Older Child
Elementary School age
50 years & over
1 Day 4,700 yen 1,500 yen 3,000 yen 3,700 yen
2 Days 8,400 yen 2,500 yen 5,000 yen 6,400 yen
Morning (open-1pm) 3,700 yen 1,000 yen 2,500 yen 3,200 yen
Afternoon (12pm-closing) 3,700 yen 1,000 yen 2,500 yen 3,200 yen
1 Lift Coupon 400 yen
11 Lift Coupons 4,000 yen
1 Day + Lunch (1000 yen) 5,500 yen 3,800 yen 4,500 yen
Season Ticket (all) 65,000 yen 30,000 yen 60,000 yen
Season Ticket (weekday) 40,000 yen
Lift Ticket Information A 500 yen returnable deposit is required.

Getting to Ski Jam Katsuyama

By public transport
11.7km from Katsuyama Station on the Katsuyama Eiheiji Line
37.3km from Fukui Station on the Hokuriku Honsen Line
Transport Information
Ski Jam Katsuyama is about 12km from Katsuyama Station on the Katsuyama Eiheiji line.
A bus service is available from Fukui Station.

The journey from Fukui Station takes about 60 minutes.
By Car
30.3km from the Fukui Kita IC on the Hokuriku Expressway
35.5km from the Maruoka IC on the Hokuriku Expressway
39.5km from the Fukui IC on the Hokuriku Expressway
Nearest national route: Route 157 (9.3km away)
Ski Jam Katsuyama is about 30k from Fukui Kita IC on the Hokuriku Expressway.

From the east of central Fukui take Route 416 out east towards Katsuyama city.

From central Katsuyama take Route 157 in a north easterly direction and then turn onto the Hoonji-san Toll Road.

The resort is clearly signposted from the main road.

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Parking is available at the base of the resort. Car parking charges are 1300 yen per day - this charge includes the charge for the toll road to get to the resort. The car park is open 24 hours a day.

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