Jeunesse Kurikoma (Higashinaruse Village, Akita)

Jeunesse Kurikoma
ジュネス栗駒スキー場
(秋田県 東成瀬村)
Planned season: Saturday 18th December 2021 until Sunday 13th March 2022
Official snow depth 200cm (0cm) [updated on 23rd January 2022]

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Jeunesse Kurikoma is located in Higashinaruse village in Akita Prefecture. This ski area has two quad lifts and two pair lifts, but the Number 4 quad lift will not be operating during the 2021-2022 winter season.

The Mountain

770m
375m
395m
40"
13
2500m
4
10%
55%
35%
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 2 0 2 0 0

Jeunesse Kurikoma Snow Depth Statistics

Official snow depth numbers from the current season and previous season
December January February March
21/22
season
20/21
season
21/22
season
20/21
season
21/22
season
20/21
season
21/22
season
20/21
season
1st - - 1st 120cm 220cm 1st - 250cm 1st - 250cm
2nd - - 2nd 120cm 220cm 2nd - 235cm 2nd - 245cm
3rd - - 3rd 120cm 230cm 3rd - 245cm 3rd - 240cm
4th - - 4th 130cm 220cm 4th - 230cm 4th - 240cm
5th - - 5th 120cm 225cm 5th - 265cm 5th - 240cm
6th - - 6th 140cm 225cm 6th - 260cm 6th - 240cm
7th - - 7th 150cm 225cm 7th - 250cm 7th - 240cm
8th - - 8th 160cm 250cm 8th - 265cm 8th - 220cm
9th - - 9th 160cm 250cm 9th - 270cm 9th - 220cm
10th - - 10th 160cm 260cm 10th - 270cm 10th - 202cm
11th - - 11th 140cm 270cm 11th - 270cm 11th - 240cm
12th - - 12th 160cm 270cm 12th - 250cm 12th - 240cm
13th - - 13th 180cm 270cm 13th - 270cm 13th - 220cm
14th - - 14th 180cm 270cm 14th - 265cm 14th - 230cm
15th - - 15th 180cm 270cm 15th - 260cm 15th - -
16th - - 16th 180cm 270cm 16th - 260cm 16th - -
17th - - 17th 180cm 270cm 17th - 265cm 17th - -
18th - - 18th 190cm 270cm 18th - 270cm 18th - -
19th 40cm 140cm 19th 200cm 270cm 19th - 270cm 19th - -
20th 40cm 180cm 20th 200cm 270cm 20th - 270cm 20th - -
21st 35cm 190cm 21st 200cm 270cm 21st - 260cm 21st - -
22nd 23cm 195cm 22nd 200cm 270cm 22nd - 255cm 22nd - -
23rd 28cm 195cm 23rd 200cm 270cm 23rd - 240cm 23rd - -
24th 30cm 195cm 24th - 270cm 24th - 245cm 24th - -
25th 30cm 195cm 25th - 270cm 25th - 250cm 25th - -
26th 65cm 180cm 26th - 240cm 26th - 250cm 26th - -
27th 75cm 180cm 27th - 230cm 27th - 250cm 27th - -
28th 90cm 180cm 28th - 220cm 28th - 250cm 28th - -
29th 100cm 180cm 29th - 240cm 29th - - 29th - -
30th 100cm 180cm 30th - 240cm 30th 30th - -
31st 110cm 180cm 31st - 250cm 31st 31st - -

Jeunesse Kurikoma Facilities

School
School
Ski School: Available Snowboard School: Available
Ski and snowboard lessons are available at Jeunesse Kurikoma. 
Rental
Equipment Rental
Ski Rental: Available Snowboard Rental: Available
Ski and snowboard equipment & wear rental is available. 
Children Facilities
Children's facilities
A kids area called Waku Waku Guru Guru is open on specified weekends and has various attractions for young children including tubing. 
Park Information
Park information
There is no special snow park, though there is a 'wave zone' course near the base area. There are normally a few ungroomed 'powder zone' areas in the upper part of the ski area. 

Jeunesse Kurikoma 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 4:00pm
Weekdays Normally open from 9:00am until 4:00pm
Nighta
'Nighta' (night skiing)
Weekends and holidays No
Weekdays No
Opening information
Opening information
Jeunesse Kurikoma is normally open from 9:00am until 4:00pm.

There is no night skiing at this area.

Jeunesse Kurikoma Lift Ticket Charges

Adults Child
Up to Junior High School age
Senior
1 Day (9am-4pm) 3,000 yen 1,000 yen
1 Lift Coupon 500 yen 300 yen
Season Ticket 35,000 yen 25,000 yen
Lift Ticket Information 2021-2022 Season Lift Tickets

The 4 Hour ticket is valid for 4 hours from the time of purchase.

A lift ticket just for the Number 1 pair lift and for one adult and one child is 2,500 yen.

Children's Day is the third Sunday of the month (December through February) when a lift ticket for elementary school age children is 500 yen.

Getting to Jeunesse Kurikoma

By public transport
Train
Train
23.3km from Jumonji Station on the Ou Honsen Line
30.8km from Yuzawa Station on the Ou Honsen Line
Transport Information
Information
Jeunesse Kurikoma is about 23km from Jumonji Station on the Ou Honsen line.

About 125 minutes from Kitakami.
About 100 minutes from Akita.
About 90 minutes from Shinjo.
bus
Bus
No shuttle bus service information is available.

Taxis are available from Jumonji Station.
By Car
Car
24.2km from the Jumonji IC on the Yuzawa Yokote Road
30.6km from the Yuzawa IC (Akita) on the Yuzawa Yokote Road
31.1km from the Yokote IC on the Akita Expressway
Nearest national route: Route 397 (2.7km away)
Direction
Direction
Jeunesse Kurikoma can be found about 3km off Route 397 - also known as the Iwaigawa Bypass.

The closest exit on the Yuzawa Yokote Road is Jumonji IC and that is about 24km away.

From the IC exit turn right onto Route 13 and then turn left onto Route 342. At the road junction with Route 397 turn left onto the latter and follow the signs to the ski area.

About 120 minutes from Kitakami.
About 85 minutes from Akita Minami IC.
About 120 minutes from Shinjo.
Parking
Parking
Parking is available at the base of the ski area.

More Information

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Address
Address
Yanagisawa 39-7, Tsubakikawa
Higashinaruse-mura
Ogachi-gun
Akita-ken
019-0803
Telephone
Telephone
0182-47-3101
Current resort snow depth
200cm
(0cm)
(change since last update)
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