Hiroshima Kenmin no Mori (Shobara City, Hiroshima)

Hiroshima Kenmin no Mori
広島県県民の森 (広島県 庄原市)
Planned season: Mid December 2017 until late March 2018
Official snow depth Daily updates during snow season

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Hiroshima Kenmin no Mori is a small ski located on the eastern slopes of Mt Hiba in Shobara city, in the north-eastern region of Hiroshima Prefecture. The ski hill itself boasts of some of the best quality snow in the region. There are two pair lifts and one rope tow lift.

Hiroshima Prefecture is in the Chugoku region of western Japan. The capital city, Hiroshima, is on the southern coastline by the Seto Inland Sea. The two main regions of Hiroshima Prefecture where most of the ski hills can be found are the north-western region around Kita Hiroshima town and the north-eastern region of Shobara city.

The Mountain

1080m
250m
830m
34"
4
1200m
3
25%
40%
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 0 0 2 0 1

Hiroshima Kenmin no Mori 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 - 90cm 1st - 80cm
2nd - - 2nd - 25cm 2nd - 100cm 2nd - 70cm
3rd - - 3rd - 25cm 3rd - 100cm 3rd - 80cm
4th - - 4th - 20cm 4th - 90cm 4th - 80cm
5th - - 5th - - 5th - 90cm 5th - 80cm
6th - - 6th - 15cm 6th - 70cm 6th - 80cm
7th - - 7th - 10cm 7th - 100cm 7th - 80cm
8th - - 8th - 10cm 8th - 100cm 8th - 80cm
9th - - 9th - 10cm 9th - 100cm 9th - 80cm
10th - - 10th - 10cm 10th - 130cm 10th - 90cm
11th - - 11th - 10cm 11th - 180cm 11th - 90cm
12th - - 12th - 10cm 12th - 200cm 12th - 90cm
13th - - 13th - 15cm 13th - 200cm 13th - 90cm
14th - - 14th - 25cm 14th - 200cm 14th - 90cm
15th - - 15th - 80cm 15th - 200cm 15th - 90cm
16th - - 16th - 100cm 16th - 200cm 16th - 90cm
17th - - 17th - 130cm 17th - 150cm 17th - 90cm
18th - - 18th - 130cm 18th - 130cm 18th - 80cm
19th - - 19th - 110cm 19th - 130cm 19th - 80cm
20th - 15cm 20th - 100cm 20th - 100cm 20th - 80cm
21st - 10cm 21st - 100cm 21st - 100cm 21st - 80cm
22nd - 5cm 22nd - 100cm 22nd - 100cm 22nd - 80cm
23rd - - 23rd - 140cm 23rd - 90cm 23rd - 80cm
24th - 5cm 24th - 160cm 24th - 80cm 24th - 80cm
25th - 5cm 25th - 180cm 25th - 90cm 25th - 70cm
26th - - 26th - 180cm 26th - 80cm 26th - 70cm
27th - 0cm 27th - 160cm 27th - 80cm 27th - -
28th - - 28th - 140cm 28th - 80cm 28th - -
29th - 30cm 29th - 120cm 29th - - 29th - -
30th - 30cm 30th - 100cm 30th 30th - -
31st - 30cm 31st - 100cm 31st 31st - -

Previous Statistics

Hiroshima Kenmin no Mori Facilities

School
School
Ski School: Available Snowboard School: Available
Ski and snowboard lessons are available at Hiroshima Kenmin no Mori. 
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 no special facilities for children. 
Park Information
Park information
There are no special snow park facilities. 

Hiroshima Kenmin no Mori Season & Opening Times

Typical season is from Mid December until Late March
October November December January February March April May June July
                                                           
Daytime
Daytime
Weekends and holidays Normally open from 8:30am until 5:00pm
Weekdays Normally open from 8:30am until 5:00pm
Nighta
'Nighta' (night skiing)
Weekends and holidays No
Weekdays No
Opening information
Opening information
Hiroshima Kenmin no Mori is open from 8:30am until 5:00pm.

There is no nighta at this ski hill.

Hiroshima Kenmin no Mori Lift Ticket Charges

Adults Child
Elementary School age & under
Senior
60 years & over
1 Day 4,200 yen 2,600 yen 2,600 yen
2 Days 6,700 yen 4,500 yen 4,500 yen
Morning (8:30am-1pm) 3,200 yen
Afternoon (12:30pm-5pm) 3,200 yen
1 Lift Coupon 350 yen 350 yen 350 yen
12 Lift Coupons 3,200 yen 3,200 yen 3,200 yen
Rope 1 time 110 yen 110 yen 110 yen
Rope 11 times 1,100 yen 1,100 yen 1,100 yen

Getting to Hiroshima Kenmin no Mori

By public transport
Train
Train
6.6km from Yuki Station on the Kisuki line
15.4km from Bingo Ochiai Station on the Geibi line
Transport Information
Information
The nearest train station is Yuki Station on the Kisuki line.

Bingo Ochiai Station on the Geibi line is over 15km from the ski hill.
bus
Bus
No shuttle bus service information is available.
By Car
Car
38.3km from the Shobara IC on the Chugoku Expressway
37.9km from the Tojo IC on the Chugoku Expressway
Nearest national route: Route 314 (6.7km away)
Nearest prefecture road: Prefecture Road 256
Direction
Direction
Hiroshima Kenmin no Mori is about 38km from Shobara IC on the Chugoku Expressway.

Tojo IC on the same expressway is about 38km away to the south.

The ski hill is located just off Prefecture Road 256 which is off the main Route 314 road.
Parking
Parking
There is parking for 600 vehicles at the base of the ski hill.

More Information

Visit official website
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Address
Address
Yuki 156-14
Saijo-cho
Shobara-shi
Hiroshima-ken
729-5602
Telephone
Telephone
0824-84-2011
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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