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: Mid December 2016 until early April 2017
Official snow depth Daily updates during snow season

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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 40cm 50cm 1st 190cm 160cm 1st 190cm 150cm
2nd - - 2nd 40cm 50cm 2nd 200cm 150cm 2nd 190cm 150cm
3rd - - 3rd 40cm 50cm 3rd 200cm 150cm 3rd 190cm 150cm
4th - - 4th 40cm 50cm 4th 200cm 150cm 4th 180cm 150cm
5th - - 5th 40cm 50cm 5th 190cm 150cm 5th 180cm 140cm
6th - - 6th 40cm 50cm 6th 190cm 150cm 6th 180cm 130cm
7th - - 7th 40cm 50cm 7th 200cm 150cm 7th 180cm 120cm
8th - - 8th 40cm 50cm 8th 210cm 150cm 8th 190cm 120cm
9th - - 9th 40cm 50cm 9th 210cm 150cm 9th 230cm 120cm
10th - - 10th 40cm 50cm 10th 220cm 160cm 10th 240cm 120cm
11th - - 11th 40cm 50cm 11th 220cm 160cm 11th 240cm 120cm
12th - - 12th 70cm 50cm 12th 250cm 160cm 12th 240cm 120cm
13th - - 13th 100cm 50cm 13th 250cm 150cm 13th 230cm 120cm
14th - - 14th 150cm 90cm 14th 250cm 140cm 14th 230cm 120cm
15th - - 15th 150cm 90cm 15th 250cm 130cm 15th 230cm 120cm
16th 60cm - 16th 150cm 90cm 16th 250cm 130cm 16th 240cm 120cm
17th 60cm - 17th 160cm 90cm 17th 250cm 150cm 17th 230cm 120cm
18th 60cm 60cm 18th 160cm 90cm 18th 240cm 150cm 18th 220cm 120cm
19th 60cm 60cm 19th 160cm 120cm 19th 230cm 150cm 19th 220cm 110cm
20th 60cm 60cm 20th 160cm 135cm 20th 230cm 150cm 20th 220cm 100cm
21st 60cm 60cm 21st 160cm 140cm 21st 230cm 130cm 21st 220cm 100cm
22nd 60cm 60cm 22nd 160cm 140cm 22nd 230cm 130cm 22nd 220cm 80cm
23rd 40cm 60cm 23rd 180cm 130cm 23rd 220cm 130cm 23rd 220cm 80cm
24th 40cm 60cm 24th 200cm 140cm 24th 210cm 130cm 24th 210cm 70cm
25th 40cm 60cm 25th 220cm 190cm 25th 210cm 130cm 25th 200cm 70cm
26th 40cm 60cm 26th 220cm 190cm 26th 210cm 140cm 26th 200cm 70cm
27th 40cm 60cm 27th 210cm 190cm 27th 210cm 150cm 27th 200cm 70cm
28th 40cm 60cm 28th 210cm 190cm 28th 200cm 150cm 28th 200cm 70cm
29th 40cm 60cm 29th 200cm 170cm 29th - 140cm 29th 200cm 70cm
30th 40cm 50cm 30th 190cm 160cm 30th 30th 200cm 70cm
31st 40cm 50cm 31st 190cm 160cm 31st 31st 200cm 70cm

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 'Kids Park' is located near the Family Pair lift - 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, half day 4000 yen, full day 7000 yen. 
Park Information
Park information
The 'Indy Park' is suitable for beginners. The 'Free Ride Park' is more suitable for intermediates. Both offer a number of 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 8am until 4:30pm on weekdays and from 7:30am until 4:30pm on weekends and holidays.
From February the resort closes at 5pm.
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
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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The information shown on this page is for the 2016-2017 season. Planned season dates and information for the 2017-2018 season will be updated over the next few months in time for the upcoming ski season. (Updated: late August 2017)
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Lift system 66
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