Ringo Kyowakoku (Shobara City, Hiroshima)

Ringo Kyowakoku
りんご今日話国 (広島県 庄原市)
Planned season: Early January 2017 until late February 2017
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Ringo Kyowakoku is a small ski hill located in Shobara city in the north-eastern region of Hiroshima Prefecture. It is popular with families with small children and usually only open on weekends and holidays. Conveniently located very close to the Takano IC exit on the Matsue Expressway.

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

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450m
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Skiers
50%
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Ringo Kyowakoku Facilities

School
School
Ski School: Not available Snowboard School: Not available
There is no ski or snowboard school at Ringo Kyowakoku. 
Rental
Equipment Rental
Ski Rental: Not available Snowboard Rental: Not available
There is no ski and snowboard equipment available. 
Children Facilities
Children's facilities
There are no child care facilities. 
Park Information
Park information
There is a 'Snow Park' that has a number of features. 

Ringo Kyowakoku Season & Opening Times

Typical season is from Early January until Late February
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Daytime
Daytime
Weekends and holidays Normally open from 9:00am until 5:00pm
Weekdays Not normally open on weekdays
Nighta
'Nighta' (night skiing)
Weekends and holidays No
Weekdays No
Opening information
Opening information
Ringo Kyowakoku is open from 9am until 5pm on weekends.

It is open by reservation only on weekdays.

There is no nighta at this ski hill.

Ringo Kyowakoku Lift Ticket Charges

Adults Child Senior
1 Day 2,500 yen
Morning 1,000 yen
Afternoon 1,500 yen
6 Lift Vouchers 700 yen
12 Lift Vouchers 1,200 yen
Season Ticket 8,000 yen
Lift Ticket Information Ringo Kyowakoku is open to the general public on Saturdays, Sundays and national holidays.

Weekdays are be private reservations only.

Getting to Ringo Kyowakoku

By public transport
Train
Train
32.4km from Miyoshi Station on the Geibi line
32.9km from Bingo Shobara Station on the Geibi line
Transport Information
Information
Ringo Kyowakoku is about 32km from Miyoshi Station and Bingo Shobara Station on the Geibi line.
bus
Bus
No shuttle bus service information is available.
By Car
Car
1km from the Takano IC on the Matsue Expressway
33.1km from the Miyoshi IC on the Chugoku Expressway
40.3km from the Shobara IC on the Chugoku Expressway
Nearest national route: Route 432 (4.1km away)
Nearest prefecture road: Prefecture Road 39
Direction
Direction
Ringo Kyowakoku is just 1km from the Takano IC on the Matsue Expressway.

From the exit turn left onto Prefecture Road 39 and follow the signs. The ski hill is on the left hand side of the road.
Parking
Parking
There is limited parking at the base of the ski hill. It is free to use.

More Information

Visit official website
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Address
Address
Shimonde
Takano-cho
Shobara-shi
Hiroshima-ken
727-0423
Telephone
Telephone
0824-86-3000
Season dates and information
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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