Kuma Ski Land is located in Kuma Kogen town in Ehime Prefecture. The resort is open until 10:00pm or midnight. It uses artificial ('ice crush system') snow making machines to help out in the early and late season. Note that an 'entrance charge' is required as well as a lift ticket - see below for details.
Kuma Ski Land is one of the few ski and snowboard resorts on the island of Shikoku. Shikoku is the smallest of the four main islands of Japan and located south of the western region of Honshu and to the east of Kyushu.
Kuma Ski Land Snow Depth Statistics
Official snow depth numbers from the current season and previous season
Ski and snowboard lessons are available at Kuma Ski Land.
Ski and snowboard equipment rental is available. Ski and snowboard wear rental is also available.
There is a 'Chibikko' childrens area near base close to the car park and the Number 3 pair lift - 500 yen to enter.
The are two 'Board Park' areas in the central area of the ski hill.
Kuma Ski Land Season & Opening Times
Typical season is from Mid December until Mid March
Weekends and holidays
Normally open from 8:00am until 12:00am
Normally open from 9:00am until 10:00pm
'Nighta' (night skiing)
Weekends and holidays
Kuma Ski Land is normally open from 9:00am until 10:00pm except on Saturdays when it is open until midnight.
The lifts close between 5:00pm and 6:00pm daily for maintenance.
Open from 9:00am until 5:00pm on 31st December 2019.
Kuma Ski Land Lift Ticket Charges
Junior High School age & under
Over 70 (men), 65 (women)
1 Lift coupon
12 Lift coupons
2019-2020 Season Lift Ticket
An entrance ticket is required in addition to the lift ticket. The entrance ticket costs 1,200 yen for adults; 1,000 yen for high school students and 700 yen for elementary school age and younger. A ticket that covers that 'entrance charge' for the season costs 9,000 yen for adults and 5,000 yen for people up to Senior High School age. The children season ticket shown above is valid for people up to Senior High School age.
Season ticket holders do not need to pay the 'entrance charge'.
Getting to Kuma Ski Land
By public transport
25.3km from Kita Iyo Station on the Yosan line
30.2km from Matsuyama Station on the Yosan line
The closest station is Kita Iyo on the Yosan line.
Matsuyama Station is 30km from the resort.
A bus service is available from Matsuyama Station and takes about an hour.
23.9km from the Matsuyama IC on the Matsuyama Expressway
Nearest national route: Route 440 (2.4km away)
The ski hill can be found a few kilometres off Route 440 to the south east of Matsuyama city.
Matsuyama IC on the Matsuyama Expressway is 24km to the north west of the ski hill.
From the city, head in a southerly direction on Route 33 until reaching Route 440.
There are three main car parks at base for about 650 cars in total. Parking is free every day of the season.
One car park is about 1.5km from the base of the resort and a free shuttle bus operates between there and the base.
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