Suishozan (Kazuno City, Akita)

Suishozan
水晶山
(秋田県 鹿角市)
Planned season: Saturday 14th December 2019 until Sunday 8th March 2020
Not open every day - see below
Official snow depth Daily updates during snow season

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Suishozan is a small ski hill located to the west of central Kazuno city in the northern region of Akita Prefecture. There is one pair lift operating art Suishozan. It is closed on certain days during the season (see below for details). Snowshoe tours are available at this ski hill.

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

476m
211m
265m
26"
5
1500m
1
10%
30%
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 1 0 0

Suishozan Snow Depth Statistics

Official snow depth numbers from the current season and previous season
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1st - - 1st - 50cm 1st - 45cm 1st - 70cm
2nd - - 2nd - 65cm 2nd - 50cm 2nd - 70cm
3rd - - 3rd - 50cm 3rd - 50cm 3rd - 70cm
4th - - 4th - 60cm 4th - 50cm 4th - 70cm
5th - - 5th - 60cm 5th - 50cm 5th - 70cm
6th - - 6th - 60cm 6th - 80cm 6th - 70cm
7th - - 7th - 55cm 7th - 85cm 7th - 70cm
8th - - 8th - 60cm 8th - 95cm 8th - 65cm
9th - - 9th - 50cm 9th - 100cm 9th - -
10th - - 10th - 50cm 10th - 95cm 10th - -
11th - - 11th - 45cm 11th - 85cm 11th - -
12th - - 12th - 50cm 12th - 85cm 12th - -
13th - - 13th - 45cm 13th - 75cm 13th - -
14th - 30cm 14th - 45cm 14th - 60cm 14th - -
15th - 30cm 15th - 50cm 15th - 50cm 15th - -
16th - 30cm 16th - 60cm 16th - 50cm 16th - -
17th - 30cm 17th - 65cm 17th - 45cm 17th - -
18th - 20cm 18th - 60cm 18th - 55cm 18th - -
19th - 20cm 19th - 55cm 19th - 55cm 19th - -
20th - 25cm 20th - 55cm 20th - 90cm 20th - -
21st - 25cm 21st - 55cm 21st - 85cm 21st - -
22nd - 25cm 22nd - 55cm 22nd - 80cm 22nd - -
23rd - 25cm 23rd - 50cm 23rd - 70cm 23rd - -
24th - 25cm 24th - 50cm 24th - 90cm 24th - -
25th - 25cm 25th - 50cm 25th - 85cm 25th - -
26th - 25cm 26th - 50cm 26th - 80cm 26th - -
27th - 30cm 27th - 50cm 27th - 80cm 27th - -
28th - 55cm 28th - 50cm 28th - 80cm 28th - -
29th - 60cm 29th - 50cm 29th - 75cm 29th - -
30th - 60cm 30th - 40cm 30th 30th - -
31st - 35cm 31st - 40cm 31st 31st - -

Suishozan Facilities

School
School
Ski School: Not available Snowboard School: Not available
There is no ski or snowboard school at Suishozan. 
Rental
Equipment Rental
Ski Rental: Available Snowboard Rental: Not available
Ski rental is available. 
Children Facilities
Children's facilities
There is a sledding course close to base. 
Park Information
Park information
 

Suishozan 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 Sometimes
Weekdays No
Opening information
Opening information
Suishozan is normally open from 9:00am until 4:00pm in the daytime most days during the opening period.

Nighta is on Fridays and Saturdays until 9:00pm between 17th January and 15th February 2020.

Suishozan is closed on the following dates:

16th-20th December 2019
15th, 22nd and 29th January 2020 (Wednesdays)
5th, 12th, 19th February 2020 (Wednesdays)
2nd-6th March 2020

Suishozan Lift Ticket Charges

Adults Child
Elementary School age
Older Child
High School age
Senior
Over 60s
1 Day 2,800 yen 2,200 yen 2,200 yen
5 Hours 2,300 yen 1,700 yen 1,700 yen
1 Lift Coupon 300 yen 250 yen 250 yen
10 Lift Coupons 2,800 yen 2,400 yen 2,400 yen
Nighta (4pm-9pm) 2,000 yen 1,500 yen 1,500 yen
Season Ticket (all) 25,000 yen 15,000 yen 20,000 yen
Season Ticket (weekday) 10,000 yen
Lift Ticket Information The 1 Day lift ticket is valid from 9:00am until 4:00pm, or from 9:00am until 9:00pm on days when Suishozan is open for nighta.

Kids Day is on the second and fourth Saturday of January and February.

Getting to Suishozan

By public transport
Train
Train
3.5km from Kazuno Hanawa Station on the Hanawa Line
Transport Information
Information
The nearest train station, Kazuno Hanawa Station on the Hanawa line, is just over 3km from the ski hill.

>> More information on the Hanawa train line
bus
Bus
No shuttle bus service information is available.
By Car
Car
4.7km from the Kazuno Hachimantai IC on the Tohoku Expressway
13.3km from the Towada IC on the Tohoku Expressway
Nearest national route: Route 282 (2.8km away)
Nearest prefecture road: Prefecture Road 191
Direction
Direction
Suishozan is located less than 3km from Route 282 and less than 5km from the Kazuno Hachimantai IC on the Tohoku Expressway.

From the Kazuno Hachimantai IC exit, turn right onto Route 282 and then turn left onto Prefecture Road 66 and follow the signs to head to the ski hill base.

>> More information on Tohoku Expressway
Parking
Parking
There is parking for about 200 vehicles near the base of Suishozan.

More Information

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Address
Address
Osariyama
Kokuyurin Osarizawa
Kazuno-shi
Akita-ken
018-5202
Telephone
Telephone
0186-23-2424
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