Jeunesse Kurikoma (Higashinaruse Village, Akita)

Jeunesse Kurikoma
ジュネス栗駒 (秋田県 東成瀬村)
Planned season: Saturday 15th December 2018 until Sunday 17th March 2019
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Jeunesse Kurikoma is located in Higashinaruse village in Akita Prefecture.

Akita Prefecture is located in the Tohoku region of northern Honshu. Akita faces the Sea of Japan in the west and is bordered by Aomori, Iwate, Miyagi and Yamagata prefectures from north to south. The region has cold winters and there are numerous ski hills located around the prefecture, though most of them are small scale with just one or two lifts.

The Mountain

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Jeunesse Kurikoma Snow Depth Statistics

Official snow depth numbers from the current season and previous season
December January February March
1st - - 1st 70cm 90cm 1st 130cm 130cm 1st 150cm 170cm
2nd - - 2nd 70cm 90cm 2nd 130cm 130cm 2nd 150cm 170cm
3rd - - 3rd 80cm 100cm 3rd 140cm 130cm 3rd 140cm 170cm
4th - - 4th 80cm 100cm 4th 140cm 130cm 4th 140cm 170cm
5th - - 5th 80cm 100cm 5th 140cm 130cm 5th 140cm 170cm
6th - - 6th 80cm 100cm 6th 140cm 130cm 6th 140cm 170cm
7th - - 7th 80cm 100cm 7th 140cm 130cm 7th 140cm 170cm
8th - - 8th 90cm 100cm 8th 140cm 130cm 8th 140cm 170cm
9th - - 9th 90cm 100cm 9th 140cm 130cm 9th 140cm 150cm
10th - - 10th 90cm 100cm 10th 140cm 130cm 10th 140cm 170cm
11th - - 11th 90cm 100cm 11th 140cm 130cm 11th 140cm 150cm
12th - - 12th 90cm 100cm 12th 140cm 140cm 12th 130cm 150cm
13th - - 13th 90cm 100cm 13th 150cm 150cm 13th 130cm 150cm
14th - - 14th 90cm 100cm 14th 150cm 150cm 14th 130cm 150cm
15th 30cm - 15th 90cm 100cm 15th 150cm 150cm 15th 130cm 150cm
16th 30cm 40cm 16th 90cm 100cm 16th 150cm 150cm 16th 130cm 150cm
17th 20cm 40cm 17th 100cm 100cm 17th 150cm 150cm 17th 130cm 150cm
18th 20cm 60cm 18th 100cm 100cm 18th 150cm 170cm 18th - 150cm
19th 20cm 60cm 19th 100cm 100cm 19th 150cm 170cm 19th - 150cm
20th 30cm 50cm 20th 100cm 100cm 20th 150cm 170cm 20th - 150cm
21st 30cm 50cm 21st 110cm 100cm 21st 150cm 170cm 21st - 150cm
22nd 30cm 50cm 22nd 130cm 100cm 22nd 150cm 170cm 22nd - -
23rd 30cm 50cm 23rd 130cm 100cm 23rd 150cm 170cm 23rd - -
24th 30cm 50cm 24th 130cm 100cm 24th 150cm 170cm 24th - -
25th 40cm 50cm 25th 130cm 110cm 25th 150cm 170cm 25th - -
26th 40cm 50cm 26th 130cm 110cm 26th 150cm 170cm 26th - -
27th 50cm 70cm 27th 130cm 120cm 27th 150cm 170cm 27th - -
28th 50cm 80cm 28th 130cm 120cm 28th 150cm 170cm 28th - -
29th 60cm 80cm 29th 130cm 120cm 29th - - 29th - -
30th 70cm 90cm 30th 130cm 120cm 30th 30th - -
31st 70cm 90cm 31st 130cm 130cm 31st 31st - -

Previous Statistics

Jeunesse Kurikoma Facilities

Ski School: Available Snowboard School: Available
Ski and snowboard lessons are available at Jeunesse Kurikoma. 
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
A kids area called 'Waku Waku Guru Guru' is open on specified weekends and has various attractions for young children including tubing. It is open on 1st-3rd January 2019, Sundays and national holidays (10:00am until 12:00pm and 1:00pm until 3:00pm). 
Park Information
Park information
There is no special snow park, though there is a 'wave zone' course near the base area. There are a few ungroomed areas in the upper 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
Weekends and holidays Normally open from 9:00am until 4:00pm
Weekdays Normally open from 9:00am until 4:00pm
'Nighta' (night skiing)
Weekends and holidays No
Weekdays No
Opening information
Opening information
Jeunesse Kurikoma is normally open from 9:00am until 4:00pm.

Jeunesse Kurikoma Lift Ticket Charges

Adults Child
Elementary School age
Older Child
High School age
1 Day (9am-4pm) 3,300 yen 2,300 yen 2,800 yen 2,800 yen
4 Hours 2,800 yen 1,800 yen 2,500 yen 2,500 yen
Afternoon 2,800 yen 1,800 yen 2,500 yen 2,500 yen
1 Lift Coupon 500 yen 300 yen 500 yen 500 yen
Season Ticket 35,000 yen 25,000 yen 35,000 yen 35,000 yen
Lift Ticket Information The 4 Hour ticket is valid for 4 hours from the time of purchase.

Children's Day is every day from 17th December 2018 until 14th January 2019, and every third Sunday (elementary school age one day lift ticket 500 yen)

Getting to Jeunesse Kurikoma

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

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

Taxis are available from Jumonji Station.
By 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)
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 hill.

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

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2019-2020 SEASON INFO
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