Canmore Ski Village (Higashigawa Town, Hokkaido)

Canmore Ski Village
キャンモアスキービレッジ (北海道 東川町)
Planned season: Saturday 17th December 2016 until Monday 20th March 2017
Official snow depth --- [updated on 29th April 2017]

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Canmore Ski Village is located on the slopes of Kitoushiyama in Higashikawa town to the east of Asahikawa city. Higashikawa has a 'sister cities' relationship with Canmore in Canada, hence the name of the ski hill. There is a 1.5km cross country course by the base area.

Hokkaido is the second largest island of Japan and also the largest and northernmost prefecture (though it is not usually referred to as a prefecture). It has coastlines on the Sea of Japan, the Sea of Okhotsk and also the Pacific Ocean. Sapporo is the capital city of Hokkaido and was host to the 1972 Winter Olympics. Hokkaido is home to the largest number of ski hills in Japan. While the majority of them are very small, some of the larger ski and snowboard resorts in Hokkaido - mostly found in regions to the west and east of Sapporo - are amongst the most famous in Japan.

The Mountain

456m
246m
210m
29"
6
1570m
1
30%
50%
20%
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 1 0 0 0 0

Canmore Ski Village Snow Depth Statistics

Official snow depth numbers from the current season and previous season
December January February March
16/17
season
15/16
season
16/17
season
15/16
season
16/17
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15/16
season
16/17
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15/16
season
1st - - 1st 60cm 35cm 1st 50cm 45cm 1st 60cm 75cm
2nd - - 2nd 60cm 30cm 2nd 55cm 50cm 2nd 60cm 70cm
3rd - - 3rd 60cm 30cm 3rd 55cm 55cm 3rd 50cm 70cm
4th - - 4th 65cm 40cm 4th 55cm 55cm 4th 55cm 75cm
5th - - 5th 50cm 40cm 5th 60cm 55cm 5th 65cm 70cm
6th - - 6th 50cm 40cm 6th 50cm 55cm 6th 65cm 70cm
7th - - 7th 50cm 35cm 7th 55cm 55cm 7th 55cm 55cm
8th - - 8th 50cm 45cm 8th 50cm 50cm 8th 60cm 55cm
9th - - 9th 50cm 55cm 9th 55cm 55cm 9th 60cm 55cm
10th - - 10th 50cm 55cm 10th 55cm 55cm 10th 60cm 50cm
11th - - 11th 60cm 50cm 11th 55cm 60cm 11th 60cm 55cm
12th - - 12th 55cm 55cm 12th 55cm 55cm 12th 60cm 55cm
13th - - 13th 55cm 50cm 13th 55cm 50cm 13th 60cm 60cm
14th - - 14th 50cm 50cm 14th 55cm 40cm 14th 55cm -
15th - - 15th 50cm 50cm 15th 55cm 50cm 15th 50cm -
16th - - 16th 50cm 50cm 16th 55cm 50cm 16th 50cm -
17th 20cm - 17th 53cm 50cm 17th 45cm 60cm 17th 50cm -
18th 20cm - 18th 50cm 50cm 18th 60cm 70cm 18th 55cm -
19th 15cm - 19th 50cm 55cm 19th 55cm 75cm 19th 55cm -
20th 20cm - 20th 50cm 55cm 20th 50cm 70cm 20th 50cm -
21st 18cm - 21st 50cm 55cm 21st 50cm 75cm 21st - -
22nd 18cm - 22nd 50cm 50cm 22nd 50cm 85cm 22nd - -
23rd 50cm - 23rd 50cm 60cm 23rd 50cm 80cm 23rd - -
24th 40cm - 24th 50cm 60cm 24th 65cm 80cm 24th - -
25th 40cm - 25th 50cm 50cm 25th 65cm 70cm 25th - -
26th 40cm - 26th 50cm 50cm 26th 70cm 70cm 26th - -
27th 45cm 40cm 27th 45cm 50cm 27th 70cm 75cm 27th - -
28th 45cm 35cm 28th 60cm 50cm 28th 70cm 80cm 28th - -
29th 45cm 35cm 29th 60cm 55cm 29th - 75cm 29th - -
30th 45cm 35cm 30th 50cm 55cm 30th 30th - -
31st 70cm 35cm 31st 55cm 50cm 31st 31st - -

Canmore Ski Village Facilities

School
School
Ski School: Available Snowboard School: Available
Both skiing and snowboarding lessons are available at Canmore Ski School. 
Rental
Equipment Rental
Ski Rental: Available Snowboard Rental: Available
Ski and snowboard equipment rental is available.
Wear and sledges are also available to rent. 
Children Facilities
Children's facilities
There are no special facilities for children. 
Park Information
Park information
There are no special snow park facilities but there is a cross country skiing course near base. 

Canmore Ski Village Season & Opening Times

Typical season is from Mid December until Mid March
October November December January February March April May June July
                                                           
Daytime
Daytime
Weekends and holidays Normally open from 9:00am until 8:30pm
Weekdays Normally open from 9:00am until 8:30pm
Nighta
'Nighta' (night skiing)
Weekends and holidays Yes
Weekdays Yes
Opening information
Opening information
Canmore Ski Village is open from 9am until 4:30pm in the daytime.

Nighta is from 4:30pm until 8:30pm.

Canmore Ski Village Lift Ticket Charges

Adults Child Senior
1 Day 2,500 yen 1,800 yen 1,800 yen
4 Hours 2,300 yen 1,500 yen 1,500 yen
All Day (inc. nighta) 2,900 yen 2,000 yen 2,000 yen
1 Lift Coupon 270 yen 200 yen 200 yen
11 Lift Coupons 2,500 yen 1,800 yen 1,800 yen
Nighta (from 4:30pm) 500 yen 300 yen 300 yen
Season Ticket (all) 25,000 yen 20,000 yen 20,000 yen
Season Ticket (nighta) 10,000 yen 8,000 yen 8,000 yen

Getting to Canmore Ski Village

By public transport
Train
Train
12.4km from Higashi Asahikawa Station on the Sekihoku Honsen line
16.4km from Asahikawa Station on the Hakodate Honsen Line
Transport Information
Information
Asahikawa Station is about 16km from Canmore Ski Village.

>> More information on the Hakodate Honsen train line
bus
Bus
There is no direct bus service to Canmore Ski Village.
By Car
Car
18.8km from the Asahikawa Kita IC on the Hokkaido Expressway
26.2km from the Asahikawa Takasu IC on the Hokkaido Expressway
Nearest national route: Route 237 (15.8km away)
Nearest prefecture road: Prefecture Road 940
Direction
Direction
Canmore Ski Village is located about 19km to the south east of the Asahikawa Kita IC exit of the Hokkaido Expressway.

From the Asahikawa Kita IC exit, turn left onto Prefecture Road 37 and head south joining Prefecture Road 940. The ski hill is located a few kilometres off to the left of Road 940.

>> More information on Hokkaido Expressway
Parking
Parking
Car parking is available at the base of Canmore Ski Village.

More Information

Visit official website
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Address
Address
Nishi 4 Gokita 46
Higashikawa-cho
Kamikawa-gun
Hokkaido
071-1405
Telephone
Telephone
0166-82-2333
Season dates and information
At the time of writing (3rd April 2017), many ski resorts in Japan have closed for the 2016-2017 season - though some remain open. Season dates shown on these pages are the original planned dates and subject to change.

The information shown on this page is for the 2016-2017 season. Information will be reviewed and updated over the coming months. Data for every ski resort should be updated in time for the start of the 2017-2018 winter season.
Current resort snow depth
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