Aomori Spring Ski Resort (Ajigasawa Town, Aomori)

Aomori Spring Ski Resort
青森スプリング・スキーリゾート
(青森県 鰺ヶ沢町)
Planned season: Saturday 14th December 2019 until Sunday 5th April 2020
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Aomori Spring Ski Resort is located on the northern slopes of Mt Iwaki in Ajigasawa town in the western region of Aomori Prefecture.

This ski resort originally opened in 1989 and was known as Ajigasawa. The name was subsequently changed to Naqua Shirakami Ski Resort for the 2008-2009 winter season. It has been known by the current Aomori Spring Ski Resort name since December 2015 and there is a golf course by the base area.

Aomori Prefecture is the northernmost prefecture on the main island of Honshu and borders Akita Prefecture and Iwate Prefecture to the south. Hokkaido is to the north across the Tsugaru Strait. There are a number of ski hills located across Aomori Prefecture, mostly small in scale. The capital, Aomori city, is located in the central area by the shores of Mutsu Bay and to the north of the Hakkoda mountains.

The Mountain

922m
525m
397m
30"
14
3400m
5
20%
30%
50%
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 1 2 0 2 0 0

Aomori Spring Ski Resort Snow Depth Statistics

Official snow depth numbers from the current season and previous season
December January February March
19/20
season
18/19
season
19/20
season
18/19
season
19/20
season
18/19
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19/20
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18/19
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1st - - 1st 50cm 110cm 1st 60cm 135cm 1st 80cm 130cm
2nd - - 2nd 55cm 110cm 2nd 65cm 140cm 2nd 75cm 125cm
3rd - - 3rd 55cm 125cm 3rd 65cm 140cm 3rd 80cm 125cm
4th - - 4th 55cm 125cm 4th 65cm 140cm 4th 80cm 120cm
5th - - 5th 55cm 125cm 5th 75cm 125cm 5th 75cm 120cm
6th - - 6th 55cm 125cm 6th 75cm 130cm 6th 75cm 120cm
7th - - 7th 55cm 125cm 7th 80cm 130cm 7th 75cm 120cm
8th - - 8th 55cm 125cm 8th 95cm 160cm 8th 75cm 120cm
9th - - 9th 55cm 125cm 9th 105cm 165cm 9th 75cm 120cm
10th - - 10th 50cm 125cm 10th 110cm 165cm 10th 70cm 120cm
11th - - 11th 50cm 125cm 11th 110cm 165cm 11th 65cm 115cm
12th - - 12th 50cm 110cm 12th 110cm 170cm 12th 65cm 115cm
13th - - 13th 50cm 110cm 13th 100cm 170cm 13th 65cm 110cm
14th 0cm - 14th 50cm 110cm 14th 95cm 170cm 14th 65cm 100cm
15th 0cm 70cm 15th 50cm 110cm 15th 85cm 170cm 15th 65cm 100cm
16th 7cm 70cm 16th 55cm 110cm 16th 85cm 170cm 16th 70cm 100cm
17th 5cm 60cm 17th 55cm 110cm 17th 75cm 170cm 17th 70cm 100cm
18th 0cm 60cm 18th 55cm 115cm 18th 75cm 170cm 18th 70cm 100cm
19th 0cm 60cm 19th 55cm 120cm 19th 75cm 155cm 19th 65cm 100cm
20th 7cm 60cm 20th 60cm 120cm 20th 75cm 150cm 20th 65cm 95cm
21st - 60cm 21st 65cm 130cm 21st 75cm 140cm 21st 60cm 95cm
22nd 4cm 60cm 22nd 65cm 130cm 22nd 75cm 140cm 22nd 60cm 80cm
23rd 4cm 60cm 23rd 65cm 130cm 23rd 70cm 140cm 23rd 60cm 85cm
24th 15cm 60cm 24th 65cm 135cm 24th 75cm 140cm 24th 60cm 90cm
25th 15cm 60cm 25th 65cm 140cm 25th 75cm 135cm 25th 60cm 90cm
26th 20cm 60cm 26th 65cm 140cm 26th 75cm 135cm 26th 60cm 85cm
27th 35cm 60cm 27th 65cm 140cm 27th 75cm 130cm 27th 60cm 70cm
28th 65cm 70cm 28th 65cm 140cm 28th 80cm 130cm 28th 55cm 90cm
29th 65cm 85cm 29th 60cm 150cm 29th 80cm - 29th 50cm 85cm
30th 65cm 90cm 30th 60cm 150cm 30th 30th 45cm 80cm
31st 40cm 110cm 31st 60cm 135cm 31st 31st 45cm 80cm

Previous Statistics

Aomori Spring Ski Resort Facilities

School
School
Ski School: Available Snowboard School: Available
Ski and snowboard lessons in English are available at Aomori Spring Ski Resort. 
Rental
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
 
Park Information
Park information
There is a 'Snow Park' that has a half-pipe and various other items. Usage costs 1,000 yen for a day. Some days it appears to not be open to the public (due to private use). 

Aomori Spring Ski Resort Season & Opening Times

Typical season is from Mid December until Early April
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 8:30am until 5:00pm
Nighta
'Nighta' (night skiing)
Weekends and holidays Yes
Weekdays Sometimes
Opening information
Opening information
Aomori Spring Ski Resort is open from 8:30am until 5:00pm in the daytime.

Nighta is from 25th December 2019 until 7th March 2020; nighta tickets valid from 4:00pm until 8:30pm.

Aomori Spring Ski Resort Lift Ticket Charges

Adults Child
Elementary School age & under
Senior
60 years & over
1 Day 5,200 yen 3,100 yen 4,200 yen
5 Hours 4,700 yen 2,800 yen 3,700 yen
Nighta (4:30pm-9pm) 2,900 yen 1,600 yen 2,000 yen
Gondola (1 time) 1,900 yen 1,000 yen 1,500 yen
Quad (1 time) 1,000 yen 700 yen 800 yen
Season Ticket 68,000 yen 36,000 yen 49,000 yen
Lift Ticket Information 2019-2020 Season Lift Tickets

A spring season 1 day lift ticket is 4,100 yen for adults; 2,200 yen for children and 3,100 yen for seniors.

A park/pipe ticket is 1,000 yen.

Getting to Aomori Spring Ski Resort

By public transport
Train
Train
48.9km from Shin Aomori Station on the Tohoku Shinkansen line
13.4km from Ajigasawa Station on the Gonou line
Transport Information
Information
The nearest station is Ajigasawa Station on the Gonou line, but it's also about 40 minutes drive by car from Hirosaki Station, which is about 27km away.

>> More information on the Tohoku Shinkansen train line

About 80 minutes from Shin Aomori Station by car/taxi.
bus
Bus
By Car
Car
37.2km from the Owani Hirosaki IC on the Tohoku Expressway
37.7km from the Kuroishi IC on the Tohoku Expressway
Nearest national route: Route 101 (12.4km away)
Nearest prefecture road: Prefecture Road 30
Direction
Direction
Aomori Spring Ski Resort is about 32km from the Owani Hirosaki IC exit on the Tohoku Expressway.

From Hirosaki city head in a north westerly direction the northern area of Mt Iwaki using Prefecture Road 41 and Prefecture Road 30.

The resort is just off Prefecture Road 30.

>> More information on Tohoku Expressway
Parking
Parking
Parking is available at the base of the resort.

More Information

Address
Address
Ajigasawa Kogen
Ajigasawa-machi
Nishitsugaru-gun
Aomori-ken
038-2793
Telephone
Telephone
0173-72-1011
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