Moya Hills (Aomori City, Aomori)

Moya Hills
モヤヒルズ (青森県 青森市)
Planned season: Mid December 2018 until late March 2019
Official snow depth Daily updates during snow season

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Moya Hills is located to the south of Aomori city centre in Aomori Prefecture. It is the closest ski hill to central Aomori. Moya Hills has one quad lift, two pair lifts and two short rope-tows.

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

520m
320m
200m
31"
6
1800m
6
30%
40%
30%
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 1 0 3 0 2

Moya Hills Snow Depth Statistics

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

Moya Hills Facilities

School
School
Ski School: Not available Snowboard School: Not available
There is no ski or snowboard school at Moya Hills. 
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
There is a ropetow-serviced kids course area by the base. 
Park Information
Park information
There are no special snow park facilities. 

Moya Hills Season & Opening Times

Typical season is from Mid December until Late March
October November December January February March April May June July
                                                           
Daytime
Daytime
Weekends and holidays Normally open from 9:00am until 5:00pm
Weekdays Normally open from 9:00am until 5:00pm
Nighta
'Nighta' (night skiing)
Weekends and holidays Yes
Weekdays Yes
Opening information
Opening information
Moya Hills is open from 9:00am until 5:00pm in the daytime.

Nighta is from 4:30pm until 9:00pm.

Moya Hills Lift Ticket Charges

Adults Child
Elementary School age & under
Senior
60 years & over
1 Day (weekend & holidays) 3,000 yen 2,500 yen 2,500 yen
1 Day (weekdays) 2,500 yen 2,000 yen 2,000 yen
Half Day (weekend & holidays) 2,000 yen 1,500 yen 1,500 yen
Half Day (weekdays) 1,800 yen 1,300 yen 1,300 yen
Nighta (weekends & holidays) 2,000 yen 1,500 yen 1,500 yen
Nighta (weekdays) 1,800 yen 1,300 yen 1,300 yen
1 Lift Coupon 250 yen 200 yen 200 yen
7 Lift Coupons 1,600 yen 1,200 yen 1,200 yen
1 Ropetow Coupon 100 yen 100 yen 100 yen
6 Ropetow Coupons 600 yen 500 yen 500 yen
Season Ticket 30,000 yen 23,000 yen
Lift Ticket Information The 1 day ticket is valid from 9:00am until 5:00pm.

The Morning ticket is valid from 9:00am until 1:30pm.

The Afternoon ticket is valid from 12:00pm until 4:30pm.

Nighta is valid from 4:30pm until 9:00pm.

The season ticket price varies depending on when it is bought (December in above example).

Getting to Moya Hills

By public transport
Train
Train
16.2km from Shin Aomori Station on the Tohoku Shinkansen line
9.8km from Tsutsui Station on the Aoimori Tetsudousen line
12.4km from Aomori Station on the Ou Honsen Line
Transport Information
Information
Aomori Station on the Ou Honsen line is 12km away and Shin Aomori Station on the Tohoku Shinkasen line is just over 16km.

>> More information on the Tohoku Shinkansen train line
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More information on the Ou Honsen train line
bus
Bus
A bus service is available from Aomori Station.
By Car
Car
8.3km from the Aomori Chuo IC on the Aomori Expressway
Nearest national route: Route 103 (0.8km away)
Direction
Direction
Moya Hills is just over 8km from the Aomori Chuo IC exit of the Aomori Expressway.

From the Aomori Chuo IC exit, turn left onto Route 7 and after another 1km turn right onto Route 103 to head south. Follow Route 103 for 8km until reaching the sign for Moya Hills on the left side. Turn left to head to the resort base.
Parking
Parking
There are a number of car parks at the base of Moya Hills.

More Information

Visit official website
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Address
Address
Nashinoki 63
Moya
Aomori-shi
Aomori-ken
030-0133
Telephone
Telephone
017-764-1110 
2018-2019 SKI RESORT INFORMATION UPDATES
At the time of writing more than 40% of the ski hills in Japan have still not updated their own information for the upcoming season - even some of the larger ones! We are continuing to manually check and update information within SnowJapan on a daily basis, but for the moment things remain a mix of new and old. In most cases ski resorts open and close around the same dates each season, so even if the planned season dates shown on this page are still from the 2017-2018 season, that is usually a good indication of what to expect this time round.

(19th November 2018)
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