Yuzawa (Yuzawa City, Akita)

Yuzawa
湯沢 (秋田県 湯沢市)
Planned season: This ski hill has now closed
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Yuzawa is a small ski hill located just to the east of central Yuzawa city in the southern region of Akita Prefecture. Not to be confused with the town and ski resorts in Yuzawa town in Niigata Prefecture. After just the rope tow operating for the 2016-2017 season, this ski hill has now closed and is no longer operating.

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

370m
250m
120m
30"
2
1200m
2
30%
40%
30%
Skiers
90%
ropeways Ropeways gondolas Gondolas quad lifts Quad lifts triple lifts Triple lifts pair lifts Pair lifts single lifts Single lifts other lifts Other
Boarders
10%
0 0 0 0 0 0 2

Yuzawa 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
-

 
Park Information
Park information

Yuzawa 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
Weekdays
Nighta
'Nighta' (night skiing)
Weekends and holidays No
Weekdays No
Opening information
Opening information

Getting to Yuzawa

By public transport
Train
Train
3.6km from Yuzawa Station on the Ou Honsen Line
Transport Information
Information
Yuzawa is less than 4km from Yuzawa Station on the Ou Honsen line.

>> More information on the Ou Honsen train line
bus
Bus
No shuttle bus service information is available.
By Car
Car
3.8km from the Yuzawa IC (Akita) on the Yuzawa Yokote Road
10.8km from the Jumonji IC on the Yuzawa Yokote Road
Nearest national route: Route 398 (0.8km away)
Direction
Direction
Yuzawa is less than 4km from the Yuzawa IC exit on the Yuzawa Yokote Road.

At the Yuzawa IC exit, turn left onto Route 398. After 3km turn right to head up to the base of Yuzawa.
Parking
Parking
There is parking for 80 vehicles at the base of the ski hill.

More Information

Visit official website
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Address
Address
Kakumazawa 56
Yuzawa-shi
Akita-ken
Telephone
Telephone
0183-42-5811
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)
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