Kuma Ski Land (Kuma Kogen Town, Ehime)

Kuma Ski Land
久万スキーランド (愛媛県 久万高原町)
Planned season: Thursday 13th December 2018 until Sunday 10th March 2019
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Kuma Ski Land is located in Kuma Kogen town in Ehime Prefecture. The resort is open until 10:00pm or midnight. It uses artificial 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.

The Mountain

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Kuma Ski Land Snow Depth Statistics

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

Previous Statistics

Kuma Ski Land Facilities

Ski School: Available Snowboard School: Available
Ski and snowboard lessons are available at Kuma Ski Land. 
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 'Chibikko' childrens area near base close to the car park and the Number 3 pair lift - 500 yen to enter. 
Park Information
Park information
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
October November December January February March April May June July
Weekends and holidays Normally open from 8:00am until 12:00am
Weekdays Normally open from 9:00am until 10:00pm
'Nighta' (night skiing)
Weekends and holidays Sometimes
Weekdays Yes
Opening information
Opening information
Kuma Ski Land is 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.

Kuma Ski Land Lift Ticket Charges

Adults Child
Junior High School age & under
Over 70 (men), 65 (women)
2 Hours 3,200 yen 2,000 yen
4 Hours 3,800 yen 2,300 yen
6 Hours 4,300 yen 2,600 yen
8 Hours 4,800 yen 2,900 yen
1 Lift coupon 270 yen
12 Lift coupons 3,200 yen 2,000 yen
Season Ticket 66,000 yen 38,000 yen 27,000 yen
Lift Ticket Information 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 the 'entrance cost' 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 cost'.

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
Transport Information
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 to get to a stop about 1.5km from the base.

Apparently if you call them from the bus stop, they will come and pick you up.
By Car
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.

More Information

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Higashi Myojin 754-60
2019-2020 SEASON INFO
The ski resort information currently shown on SnowJapan is from the 2018-2019 season. Over the summer and autumn months we will be checking and then updating information. Everything will be updated online in time for the 2019-2020 winter season. Please note that planned ski resort opening dates are often very similar every year, so the dates from the 2018-2019 season can be taken as a good idea of what to expect next season.
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