Sapporo Teine (Sapporo City, Hokkaido)

Sapporo Teine
サッポロテイネ (北海道 札幌市)
Planned season: Saturday 18th November 2017 until Sunday 6th May 2018
Official snow depth 345cm (25cm) [updated on 18th March 2018]

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Sapporo Teine is located on Mt Teine in the Teine Ward of Sapporo city, and to the north-west of the city centre. Originally it was two separate ski hills called Teine Olympia and Teine Highland. Teine Olympia has been operating since 1965. Various events at the Sapporo Olympics in 1972 were held at Teine Olympia including alpine skiing, bobsleigh and luge. Teine Highland opened after the Olympics in 1974. A gondola that properly connected the two areas was opened in 2004 and since 2005 the re-named 'Sapporo Teine' has been operating fully as one. There are still some nods to the past though, with the two areas named Olympia Zone and Highland Zone.

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

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Sapporo Teine Snow Depth Statistics

Official snow depth numbers from the current season and previous season
December January February March
1st 130cm - 1st 180cm 190cm 1st 260cm 290cm 1st 330cm 330cm
2nd 130cm - 2nd 190cm 190cm 2nd 260cm 300cm 2nd 330cm 330cm
3rd 130cm - 3rd 195cm 190cm 3rd 260cm 300cm 3rd 350cm 330cm
4th 130cm - 4th 195cm 190cm 4th 260cm 300cm 4th 350cm 330cm
5th 130cm - 5th 195cm 190cm 5th 260cm 300cm 5th 340cm 330cm
6th 150cm - 6th 195cm 200cm 6th 275cm 300cm 6th 340cm 330cm
7th 150cm - 7th 210cm 200cm 7th 275cm 300cm 7th 340cm 330cm
8th 150cm - 8th 225cm 200cm 8th 275cm 300cm 8th 340cm 330cm
9th 160cm - 9th 225cm 200cm 9th 275cm 300cm 9th 330cm 330cm
10th 160cm - 10th 225cm 200cm 10th 275cm 300cm 10th 330cm 330cm
11th 160cm - 11th 225cm 210cm 11th 275cm 300cm 11th 330cm 330cm
12th 160cm - 12th 225cm 210cm 12th 280cm 300cm 12th 330cm 330cm
13th 160cm - 13th 225cm 220cm 13th 280cm 300cm 13th 320cm 320cm
14th 160cm - 14th 235cm 220cm 14th 280cm 300cm 14th 310cm 320cm
15th 160cm 150cm 15th 235cm 230cm 15th 290cm 300cm 15th 305cm 320cm
16th 160cm 155cm 16th 235cm 230cm 16th 290cm 300cm 16th 310cm 310cm
17th 160cm 155cm 17th 235cm 230cm 17th 305cm 300cm 17th 320cm 310cm
18th 160cm 155cm 18th 235cm 230cm 18th 305cm 300cm 18th 345cm 310cm
19th 160cm 155cm 19th 235cm 230cm 19th 330cm 300cm 19th - 310cm
20th 170cm 155cm 20th 235cm 230cm 20th 330cm 300cm 20th - 305cm
21st 170cm 155cm 21st 235cm 230cm 21st 330cm 300cm 21st - 300cm
22nd 170cm 150cm 22nd 235cm 230cm 22nd 330cm 300cm 22nd - 300cm
23rd 170cm 170cm 23rd 235cm 235cm 23rd 330cm 300cm 23rd - 300cm
24th 170cm 180cm 24th 240cm 240cm 24th 330cm 300cm 24th - 320cm
25th 170cm 180cm 25th 240cm 250cm 25th 330cm 300cm 25th - 330cm
26th 170cm 180cm 26th 250cm 250cm 26th 330cm 320cm 26th - 330cm
27th 180cm 180cm 27th 255cm 250cm 27th 330cm 330cm 27th - 330cm
28th 185cm 190cm 28th 255cm 260cm 28th 330cm 330cm 28th - 330cm
29th 180cm 190cm 29th 260cm 270cm 29th - - 29th - 330cm
30th 180cm 190cm 30th 260cm 280cm 30th 30th - 330cm
31st 180cm 190cm 31st 260cm 290cm 31st 31st - 330cm

Previous Statistics

Sapporo Teine Facilities

Ski School: Available Snowboard School: Available
Ski and snowboard lessons are available at Sapporo Teine. 
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 'Kyoryu (Dinosaur) Kids Park' is located at the base of the Olympia Zone. 
Park Information
Park information
The 'Hit Park' is located by the base of the Highland Zone. There is also a 'Beginners Cross' course in the Olympia Zone. 

Sapporo Teine Season & Opening Times

Typical season is from Mid November until Early May
October November December January February March April May June July
Weekends and holidays Normally open from 9:00am until 9:00pm
Weekdays Normally open from 9:00am until 9:00pm
'Nighta' (night skiing)
Weekends and holidays Yes
Weekdays Yes
Opening information
Opening information
Highland Zone opening dates:
18th November 2017 - 8th April 2018 (daily)
14th April - 6th May (weekends, holidays and 3-6th May)
9:00am until 5:00pm
No nighta

Olympia Zone opening dates:
2nd December 2017 - 1st April 2018 (daily)
9:00am until 5:00pm
Nighta from 4:00pm until 9:00pm

Sapporo Teine Lift Ticket Charges

Adults Child
Elementary School age & under
Older Child
High School age
60 years & over
1 Day (inc. nighta) 5,200 yen 2,600 yen 4,200 yen 4,200 yen
6 Hours 4,200 yen 2,400 yen 3,600 yen 3,600 yen
4 Hours 3,800 yen 2,300 yen 3,300 yen 3,300 yen
2 Hours 3,000 yen
1 Point 360 yen 260 yen 360 yen 360 yen
13 Points 4,000 yen 2,700 yen 4,000 yen 4,000 yen
Nighta (4pm-9pm) 2,000 yen 1,200 yen 2,000 yen 2,000 yen
Season Ticket (nighta) 26,000 yen 16,000 yen
Lift Ticket Information The 6 Hour ticket is valid for 6 hours from time of purchase.
The 4 Hour ticket is valid for 4 hours from time of purchase.
The 2 Hour ticket is valid for 2 hours from time of purchase.

The Nighta season ticket is valid from 2nd December 2017 until 1st April 2018 from 4:00pm until 9:00pm.

The 'K Winter Pass' is a season ticket that covers four snow resorts in Hokkaido - Sapporo Teine, Rusutsu Resort, Sahoro Resort and Nakayamatoge. (And also 4 overseas resorts!) Note: Mount Racey is no longer part of the ticket.

There are three levels of ticket - Premium, Gold and Standard - each including varying discounts for ski school and rental for the ticket owner and friends. The full price for the Standard ticket is 88,000 yen for adults, 63,600 yen for high school students and 52,000 yen for younger children.

Getting to Sapporo Teine

By public transport
7.1km from Teine Station on the Hakodate Honsen Line
17.2km from Sapporo Station on the Hakodate Honsen Line
Transport Information
Teine Station on the Hakodate Honsen line is about 7km from the ski hill.

Sapporo Station is about 17km away.

>> More information on the Hakodate Honsen train line
Various bus services to Sapporo Teine are available.
By Car
5.8km from the Teine IC on the Sasson Expressway
Nearest national route: Route 5 (6.2km away)
Sapporo Teine is about 6km from the Teine IC exit on the Sasson Expressway.

>> More information on Sasson Expressway

There is parking for about 3,000 vehicles near the base of Sapporo Teine.

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