Ishizuchi (Saijo City, Ehime)

Ishizuchi
石鎚 (愛媛県 西条市)
Planned season: Friday 21st December 2018 until Sunday 10th March 2019
Official snow depth --- [updated on 23rd April 2019]

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Ishizuchi is located by the side of Prefecture Road 12 to the south of central Saijo city in Ehime Prefecture. The courses of the ski hill are found at the top of the Ropeway at an elevation of 1,250m - 1,400m.

Ishizuchi 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

1400m
150m
1250m
30"
3
700m
5
20%
50%
30%
Skiers
40%
ropeways Ropeways gondolas Gondolas quad lifts Quad lifts triple lifts Triple lifts pair lifts Pair lifts single lifts Single lifts other lifts Other
Boarders
60%
1 0 0 0 3 1 0

Ishizuchi Snow Depth Statistics

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

Previous Statistics

Ishizuchi Facilities

School
School
Ski School: Available Snowboard School: Available
Ski and snowboard lessons are available at Ishizuchi. 
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 'play in the snow' (yuki-asobi) and sledging area for children by the base area (which is at top of the Ropeway). 
Park Information
Park information
Park items can be found in the 'Snow Park' area near the Number 4 lift. 

Ishizuchi Season & Opening Times

Typical season is from Late December until Early March
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 9:00am until 4:30pm
Nighta
'Nighta' (night skiing)
Weekends and holidays No
Weekdays No
Opening information
Opening information
Ishizuchi is open from 9:00am until 4:30pm on weekdays and from 8:30am until 5:00pm on weekends and holidays.

The first Ropeway of the day is 8:20am on weekends and 8:40am on weekdays.

There is no nighta at this ski hill.

Ishizuchi Lift Ticket Charges

Adults Child
Junior High School age & under
Senior
1 Day 4,000 yen 2,500 yen
AM / PM 3,500 yen 2,000 yen
1 Day lifts only 2,200 yen 1,600 yen
AM/PM lifts only 1,600 yen 1,100 yen
Ropeway return 1,950 yen 980 yen
Season Ticket 40,000 yen 25,000 yen
Lift Ticket Information The main 1 Day ticket includes the ropeway and lifts.

The Season Ticket also includes full access to the ropeway and lifts.

Getting to Ishizuchi

By public transport
Train
Train
23.3km from Iyo Saijo Station on the Yosan line
Transport Information
Information
Ishizuchi is about 23km from Iyo Saijo Station on the Yosan line.
bus
Bus
A shuttle bus service is available from Iyo Saijo Station. The journey takes about 55 minutes.
By Car
Car
21.3km from the Iyo Komatsu IC on the Matsuyama Expressway
27km from the Iyo Saijo IC on the Matsuyama Expressway
Nearest national route: Route 11 (16.3km away)
Nearest prefecture road: Prefecture Road 12
Direction
Direction
Ishizuchi is about 21km from Iyo Komatsu IC exit on the Matsuyama Expressway and about 27km from the Iyo Saijo IC exit.

The ski hill can be found off Prefecture Road to the south of central Saijo city.

About 1 hour 30 minutes from Matsuyama.
About 2 hours from Takamatsu.
About 2 hours 30 minutes from Kochi.
About 2 hours 30 minutes from Tokushima.
Parking
Parking
There is parking for about 600 vehicles near the base Ropeway station. Parking is from 500 yen a day.

More Information

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Address
Address
Nishinokawako 81
Saijo-shi
Ehime-ken
793-0215
Telephone
Telephone
0897-59-0331
Current resort snow depth
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(change since last update)
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