Wakkanai Komadori (Wakkanai City, Hokkaido)

Wakkanai Komadori
稚内市こまどり (北海道 稚内市)
Planned season: Early January 2017 until mid March 2017
Official snow depth Daily updates during snow season

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Wakkanai Komadori is the most northerly ski resort on mainland Hokkaido, right by the tip of the island close to the coastline at Soya Bay. However, the small Kushukohan on the small nearby island of Rebun to the west just about beats Wakkanai Komadori to the 'most northerly ski hill in Japan' prize!

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

55m
50m
5m
15"
3
300m
2
0%
40%
60%
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 0 0 2 0 0

Wakkanai Komadori Snow Depth Statistics

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

Wakkanai Komadori Facilities

School
School
Ski School: Available Snowboard School: Not available
There is ski on certain days at Wakkanai Komadori. 
Rental
Equipment Rental
Ski Rental: Not available Snowboard Rental: Not available
There is no ski and snowboard equipment available directly at the ski hill. 
Children Facilities
Children's facilities
There is an area for tubing and sledging. 
Park Information
Park information
There is a snow park that features some kickers and rails. 

Wakkanai Komadori Season & Opening Times

Typical season is from Early January until Mid March
October November December January February March April May June July
                                                           
Daytime
Daytime
Weekends and holidays Normally open from 10:00am until 5:00pm
Weekdays Normally open from 10:00am until 5:00pm
Nighta
'Nighta' (night skiing)
Weekends and holidays Sometimes
Weekdays Yes
Opening information
Opening information
Wakkanai Komadori is open from 10am until 5pm in the daytime.

Nighta is from 6pm until 9pm (not on Sundays).

Wakkanai Komadori Lift Ticket Charges

Adults Child
Elementary & Junior High School age
Older Child
Senior High School age
Senior
Same as adult
1 Day 1,000 yen 500 yen 1,000 yen 1,000 yen
1 Lift Coupon 100 yen 50 yen 100 yen 100 yen
11 Lift Coupons 1,000 yen 500 yen 1,000 yen 1,000 yen
Nighta 600 yen 300 yen 600 yen 600 yen
Season Ticket (all) 12,000 yen 6,000 yen 8,000 yen 12,000 yen
Season Ticket (nighta) 6,000 yen 3,000 yen 4,000 yen 6,000 yen

Getting to Wakkanai Komadori

By public transport
Train
Train
1.6km from Minami Wakkanai Station on the Soya Honsen line
4km from Wakkanai Station on the Soya Honsen line
Transport Information
Information
Wakkanai Komadori is located just over 2km from Minami Wakkanai Station and 4km from Wakkanai Station on the same line.



bus
Bus
No shuttle bus service information is available.
By Car
Car
190.1km from the Shibetsu Kenbuchi IC on the Hokkaido Expressway
Nearest national route: Route 40 (1km away)
Nearest prefecture road: Prefecture Road 106
Direction
Direction
This hill can be approached either from the top of bottom.

It is located about 1.5km off Route 40 (otherwise known as Wakkanai National Highway), to the south of the central area of Wakkanai City.

Shibetsu Kenbuchi IC on the Hokkaido Expressway is about 190km to the south.

>> More information on Hokkaido Expressway

Parking
Parking
There are two car parks for Wakkanai Komadori - one at the base and the other near the top of the hill.

More Information

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Address
Address
Komadori 4
Wakkanai-shi
Hokkaido
097-0003
Telephone
Telephone
0162-22-4564
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 and hopefully most of our updates will be done by the end of this month. If planned opening dates have not yet been updated for a particular ski hill, note that most usually open around the same time each season. Message updated on 14th November 2017.
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