Kuma Ski Land (Kuma Kogen Town, Ehime)

Kuma Ski Land
(愛媛県 久万高原町)
Planned season: Mid December 2019 until Sunday 10th March 2020
Official snow depth Daily updates during snow season

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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 ('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.

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 40cm 60cm 1st 30cm 60cm 1st 30cm 30cm
2nd - - 2nd 30cm 60cm 2nd 30cm 60cm 2nd 30cm 30cm
3rd - - 3rd 30cm 60cm 3rd 30cm 60cm 3rd 30cm 30cm
4th - - 4th 30cm 60cm 4th 30cm 50cm 4th 30cm 25cm
5th - - 5th 30cm 60cm 5th 30cm 50cm 5th 30cm 30cm
6th 50cm - 6th 40cm 60cm 6th 30cm 40cm 6th 30cm 30cm
7th 50cm - 7th 40cm 60cm 7th 30cm 40cm 7th 30cm 30cm
8th 50cm - 8th 20cm 60cm 8th 40cm 40cm 8th 30cm 30cm
9th 50cm - 9th 20cm 60cm 9th 40cm 40cm 9th - 30cm
10th 50cm - 10th 20cm 60cm 10th 50cm 40cm 10th - 30cm
11th 50cm - 11th 20cm 60cm 11th 50cm 45cm 11th - -
12th 50cm - 12th 30cm 60cm 12th 50cm 50cm 12th - -
13th 50cm 60cm 13th 30cm 60cm 13th 40cm 50cm 13th - -
14th 50cm 60cm 14th 30cm 60cm 14th 40cm 50cm 14th - -
15th 50cm 60cm 15th 35cm 60cm 15th 40cm 50cm 15th - -
16th 50cm 60cm 16th 35cm 60cm 16th 30cm 50cm 16th - -
17th 50cm 60cm 17th 40cm 60cm 17th 25cm 50cm 17th - -
18th 40cm 60cm 18th 40cm 60cm 18th 50cm 50cm 18th - -
19th 40cm 60cm 19th 40cm 60cm 19th 50cm 50cm 19th - -
20th 40cm 60cm 20th 40cm 50cm 20th 50cm 30cm 20th - -
21st 40cm 60cm 21st 40cm 50cm 21st 50cm 30cm 21st - -
22nd 40cm 60cm 22nd 40cm 50cm 22nd 40cm 30cm 22nd - -
23rd 40cm 60cm 23rd 30cm 50cm 23rd 40cm 30cm 23rd - -
24th 40cm 50cm 24th 30cm 50cm 24th 40cm 30cm 24th - -
25th 40cm 50cm 25th 30cm 50cm 25th 40cm 30cm 25th - -
26th 40cm 50cm 26th 30cm 50cm 26th 30cm 30cm 26th - -
27th 40cm 50cm 27th 30cm 50cm 27th 30cm 30cm 27th - -
28th 40cm 50cm 28th 30cm 60cm 28th 30cm 30cm 28th - -
29th 40cm 50cm 29th 30cm 60cm 29th 30cm - 29th - -
30th 40cm 60cm 30th 30cm 60cm 30th 30th - -
31st 40cm 60cm 31st 30cm 60cm 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 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

Adults Child
Junior High School age & under
Over 70 (men), 65 (women)
2 Hours 3,300 yen 2,100 yen
4 Hours 3,900 yen 2,400 yen
6 Hours 4,400 yen 2,700 yen
8 Hours 4,900 yen 3,000 yen
1 Lift coupon 300 yen
12 Lift coupons 3,300 yen 2,100 yen
Season Ticket 68,000 yen 40,000 yen 28,000 yen
Lift Ticket Information 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
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.
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.

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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