Hachimantai Resort Shimokura (Hachimantai Town, Iwate)

Hachimantai Resort Shimokura
八幡平リゾート下倉 (岩手県 八幡平町)
Planned season: Saturday 17th December 2016 until Sunday 9th April 2017
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Hachimantai Resort Shimokura is located in Hachimantai city in the north-western region of Iwate Prefecture. It is close to Hachimantai Resort Panorama - the runs are not actually physically connected, but the resorts share a lift ticket and there is a free shuttle bus service between the two resort areas.

Iwate Prefecture is located in the Tohoku region of the main island of Honshu. Morioka is the capital city. Most of the ski and snowboard hills in Iwate Prefecture are located in the western mountainous regions, near to the border with Akita Prefecture. Aomori Prefecture is to the north and Miyagi Prefecture is to the south of Iwate.

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The Mountain

1130m
550m
580m
37"
7
2700m
3
30%
40%
30%
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%
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Hachimantai Resort Shimokura Facilities

School
School
Ski School: Available Snowboard School: Available
Ski and snowboard lessons are available at Hachimantai Resort Shimokura. 
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 is a small area for children at the base of the mountain. More facilities are available at the neighbouring Hachimantai Resort Panorama. 
Park Information
Park information
The 'Snowride Area' is located below the base of the Number 3 lift. 

Hachimantai Resort Shimokura Season & Opening Times

Typical season is from Mid December until Early April
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Daytime
Daytime
Weekends and holidays Normally open from 8:30am until 4:00pm
Weekdays Normally open from 8:30am until 4:00pm
Nighta
'Nighta' (night skiing)
Weekends and holidays No
Weekdays No
Opening information
Opening information
Hachimantai Resort Shimokura is open from 8:30am until 4pm.

There is no nighta at this ski hill.

Hachimantai Resort Shimokura Lift Ticket Charges

Adults Child
Elementary & Junior High School age
Senior
50 years & over
1 Day (8:30am-4:30pm) 4,000 yen 2,800 yen 3,300 yen
5 Hours 3,300 yen 2,600 yen 2,800 yen
1 Lift Coupon 400 yen 400 yen 400 yen
12 Lift Coupons 4,300 yen 4,300 yen 4,300 yen
Lift Ticket Information Lift tickets are shared with the neighbouring Hachimantai Resort Panorama resort - valid at both.

The 5 Hour ticket is valid for 5 hours from the time of purchase.

Ladies Day is every Tuesday. On those days a 1 day ticket for ladies is 2200 yen.

Seniors Day is every Wednesday. On those days a 1 day ticket for ladies is 2200 yen.

Ski-kodomo-no-hi (Children's Day) is on the third Sunday of the month. On those days, a 1 day ticket is 1,000 yen for children up to Junior High School age.

Getting to Hachimantai Resort Shimokura

By public transport
Train
Train
37.1km from Morioka Station on the Tohoku Shinkansen line
14.4km from Matsuo Hachimantai Station on the Hanawa Line
26.9km from Iwate Numakunai Station on the Iwate Gingate Tetsudosen line
Transport Information
Information
Hachimantai Resort Shimokura is about 14.5km from Matsuo Hachimantai Station on the Hanawa line.

Morioka Station on the Tohoku Shinkansen line is about 37km away from the resort.

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bus
Bus
A bus service is available from Oubuke Station.
By Car
Car
10.9km from the Matsuo Hachimantai IC on the Tohoku Expressway
14.7km from the Nishine IC on the Tohoku Expressway
Nearest national route: Route 282 (14.4km away)
Nearest prefecture road: Prefecture Road 212
Direction
Direction
Hachimantai Resort Panorama is about 14km from Route 282 and about 11km from the nearest exit on the Tohoku Expressway, Matsuo Hachimantai IC.

From the Matsuo Hachimantai IC exit, take the Prefecture Road 45 south to get to the resort area.

>> More information on Tohoku Expressway
Parking
Parking
There is parking for 1100 vehicles close to the base of Hachimantai Resort Shimokura. Parking is free every day of the season.

More Information

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Address
Address
Matsuoyoriki
Hachimantai-shi
Iwate-ken
028-7302
Telephone
Telephone
0195-78-3456
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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Lift system 75
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