Hiruzen Kids Snow Park (Maniwa City, Okayama)

Hiruzen Kids Snow Park
ひるぜんキッズスノーパーク (岡山県 真庭市)
Planned season: Saturday 23rd December 2017 until Sunday 11th March 2018
Official snow depth Daily updates during snow season

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Until the 2015-2016 season, Kamihiruzen was a small ski hill located in Maniwa city in the northern region of Okayama Prefecture. It is just to the south east of Mt Daisen in Tottori Prefecture. From the 2016-2017 season, it has been known as Hiruzen Kids Snow Park and calling itself one of the largest kids snow parks in western Japan.

Okayama Prefecture is in the Chugoku region of western Japan. The ski hills in Okayama are found in the northern mountainous region of the prefecture close to the border with Tottori Prefecture. Okayama Prefecture also boarders Hyogo Prefecture and Hiroshima Prefecture.

The Mountain

750m
150m
600m
18"
2
600m
1
0%
30%
70%
Skiers
70%
ropeways Ropeways gondolas Gondolas quad lifts Quad lifts triple lifts Triple lifts pair lifts Pair lifts single lifts Single lifts other lifts Other
Boarders
30%
0 0 0 0 1 0 0

Hiruzen Kids Snow Park Snow Depth Statistics

Official snow depth numbers from the current season and previous season
December January February March
17/18
season
16/17
season
17/18
season
16/17
season
17/18
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16/17
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17/18
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16/17
season
1st - - 1st 5cm 10cm 1st 50cm 115cm 1st 5cm 45cm
2nd - - 2nd 5cm 5cm 2nd 50cm 90cm 2nd - 45cm
3rd - - 3rd 5cm 5cm 3rd 50cm 90cm 3rd - 45cm
4th - - 4th 5cm 0cm 4th 50cm 70cm 4th - 40cm
5th - - 5th 7cm 0cm 5th 60cm 60cm 5th - 40cm
6th - - 6th 7cm 0cm 6th 65cm 60cm 6th - 40cm
7th - - 7th 10cm 0cm 7th 65cm 65cm 7th - 40cm
8th - - 8th 7cm 0cm 8th 65cm 65cm 8th - 45cm
9th - - 9th 5cm 0cm 9th 65cm 65cm 9th - 45cm
10th - - 10th 20cm 0cm 10th 65cm 95cm 10th - 40cm
11th - - 11th 50cm 5cm 11th 60cm 140cm 11th - 30cm
12th - - 12th 60cm 5cm 12th 65cm 150cm 12th - 35cm
13th - - 13th 60cm 3cm 13th 70cm 150cm 13th - -
14th - - 14th 65cm 25cm 14th 60cm 155cm 14th - -
15th - - 15th 50cm 50cm 15th 50cm 155cm 15th - -
16th - - 16th 50cm 60cm 16th 45cm 155cm 16th - -
17th - 15cm 17th 15cm 70cm 17th 40cm 135cm 17th - -
18th - 15cm 18th 10cm 65cm 18th 40cm 100cm 18th - -
19th - 5cm 19th 10cm 65cm 19th 35cm 110cm 19th - -
20th - - 20th 10cm 60cm 20th 35cm 90cm 20th - -
21st - 5cm 21st 0cm 70cm 21st 35cm 85cm 21st - -
22nd - 0cm 22nd 0cm 70cm 22nd 35cm 85cm 22nd - -
23rd - 0cm 23rd 5cm 110cm 23rd 35cm 75cm 23rd - -
24th - 0cm 24th 15cm 150cm 24th 30cm 60cm 24th - -
25th - 5cm 25th 40cm 155cm 25th 25cm 50cm 25th - -
26th - 5cm 26th 50cm 150cm 26th 20cm 50cm 26th - -
27th - 0cm 27th 60cm 145cm 27th 15cm 50cm 27th - -
28th 15cm 20cm 28th 60cm 145cm 28th 10cm 50cm 28th - -
29th 10cm 15cm 29th 60cm 140cm 29th - - 29th - -
30th 5cm 15cm 30th 60cm 115cm 30th 30th - -
31st 5cm 10cm 31st 60cm 115cm 31st 31st - -

Hiruzen Kids Snow Park Facilities

School
School
Ski School: Not available Snowboard School: Not available
Rental
Equipment Rental
Ski Rental: Not available Snowboard Rental: Not available
Children Facilities
Children's facilities
Since the 2016-2017 season, this ski hill has been re-opened as 'Hiruzen Kids Snow Park' and calls itself one of the largest kids snow parks in western Japan. 
Park Information
Park information

Hiruzen Kids Snow Park Season & Opening Times

Typical season is from Late December until Mid March
October November December January February March April May June July
                                                           
Daytime
Daytime
Weekends and holidays Normally open from 8:30am until 5:00pm
Weekdays Normally open from 9:00am until 4:00pm
Nighta
'Nighta' (night skiing)
Weekends and holidays No
Weekdays No
Opening information
Opening information
Kamihiruzen is open from 9:00am until 4:00pm on weekdays and from 8:30am until 5:00pm on weekends and holidays.

There is no nighta.

Hiruzen Kids Snow Park Lift Ticket Charges

Adults Child Senior
1 Day 800 yen 800 yen 800 yen
Lift Ticket Information Part of the new 'Hiruzen Kids Snow Park' is free to use, and part is 800 yen to enter.

Getting to Hiruzen Kids Snow Park

By public transport
Train
Train
22km from Ebi Station on the Hakubi line
45.8km from Yonago Station on the Sanin Honsen line
Transport Information
Information
Kamihiruzen is 22km from Ebi Station on the Hakubi line.
bus
Bus
A shuttle bus is apparently available!
By Car
Car
5.6km from the Hiruzen IC on the Yonago Expressway
23.9km from the Kofu IC on the Yonago Expressway
Nearest national route: Route 482 (4.2km away)
Nearest prefecture road: Prefecture Road 422
Direction
Direction
Kamihiruzen is less than 6km from the Hiruzen IC exit on the Yonago Expressway.

At the Hiruzen IC exit traffic lights, go straight ahead on and after just over 4km turn left onto Prefecture Road 422. Continue on that road for about 1.5km and then turn left to head up to the ski hill base.
Parking
Parking
There is parking for about 500 vehicles near the base area. Parking is free every day of the season.

More Information

Visit official website
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Address
Address
Hiruzen Nakafukuda 960-16
Maniwa-shi
Okayama-ken
Telephone
Telephone
0867-66-2501
2018-2019 SKI RESORT INFORMATION UPDATES
As the 2018-2019 winter season approaches, we will gradually be updating the information for every ski resort in Japan.

Many ski resorts in Japan do not update their own information until the autumn months and so our process of updating information will be ongoing until November.

Resorts usually open and close around the same time each season - if the 2017-2018 planned season dates are still displayed on this page, they can be used as a good indication of the season length.

(Late May 2018)
Current resort snow depth
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