Ski Jam Katsuyama (Katsuyama City, Fukui)

Ski Jam Katsuyama
(福井県 勝山市)
Planned season: Saturday 14th December 2019 until late March 2020
Official snow depth Daily updates during snow season

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Ski Japan Katsuyama (often known as Ski Jam or 'Jamkatsu') is located to the east of central area of Katsuyama city in the north eastern region of Fukui Prefecture. The small Karigahara is close by. Ski Jam Katsuyama has been operating since 1993 and is one of the larger and more popular resorts in this region - and certainly the largest in Fukui Prefecture. Many people visiting from the Chubu and Kansai regions.

The resort has three main official areas - Variety, Fantasy and Illusion - and operates four quad lifts, one triple and three pair lifts. A number of ungroomed courses are available in the highest Illusion area, along with a 37 degree slope.

Fukui Prefecture is in the Chubu region of central Japan, facing the Sea of Japan. It borders Ishikawa to the north, Gifu to the east and Kyoto and Shiga to the south. Most of the ski hills in Fukui Prefecture are found in the north eastern region to the east of the capital, Fukui city.

The Mountain

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Ski Jam Katsuyama Course Map

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Ski Jam Katsuyama Snow Depth Statistics

Official snow depth numbers from the current season and previous season
December January February March
1st - - 1st 60cm 70cm 1st 60cm 150cm 1st 90cm 100cm
2nd - - 2nd 60cm 80cm 2nd 60cm 150cm 2nd 90cm 100cm
3rd - - 3rd 60cm 90cm 3rd 60cm 150cm 3rd 90cm 100cm
4th - - 4th 60cm 90cm 4th 60cm 130cm 4th 90cm 100cm
5th - - 5th 60cm 80cm 5th 60cm 120cm 5th 90cm 100cm
6th - - 6th 60cm 80cm 6th 80cm 120cm 6th 90cm 100cm
7th - - 7th 60cm 80cm 7th 80cm 120cm 7th 90cm 100cm
8th 50cm - 8th 60cm 80cm 8th 80cm 120cm 8th 90cm 110cm
9th 40cm - 9th 60cm 90cm 9th 90cm 120cm 9th 90cm 100cm
10th 35cm - 10th 60cm 90cm 10th 90cm 130cm 10th 60cm 100cm
11th 60cm - 11th 60cm 90cm 11th 100cm 130cm 11th 60cm 90cm
12th 60cm - 12th 60cm 90cm 12th 110cm 130cm 12th 60cm 90cm
13th 60cm - 13th 60cm 90cm 13th 100cm 130cm 13th 60cm 90cm
14th 60cm - 14th 60cm 90cm 14th 100cm 130cm 14th 60cm 90cm
15th 60cm 60cm 15th 60cm 80cm 15th 100cm 130cm 15th 60cm 100cm
16th 60cm 60cm 16th 60cm 80cm 16th 90cm 130cm 16th 60cm 100cm
17th 60cm 60cm 17th 60cm 80cm 17th 80cm 130cm 17th 60cm 100cm
18th 60cm 60cm 18th 60cm 100cm 18th 100cm 130cm 18th 60cm 100cm
19th 60cm 60cm 19th 60cm 100cm 19th 120cm 130cm 19th 60cm 100cm
20th 60cm 60cm 20th 60cm 100cm 20th 120cm 120cm 20th 60cm 90cm
21st 60cm 40cm 21st 60cm 100cm 21st 120cm 120cm 21st 60cm 90cm
22nd 60cm 40cm 22nd 60cm 110cm 22nd 110cm 110cm 22nd 60cm 80cm
23rd 60cm 35cm 23rd 60cm 110cm 23rd 100cm 110cm 23rd - 80cm
24th 60cm 60cm 24th 50cm 110cm 24th 100cm 110cm 24th - 80cm
25th 60cm 60cm 25th 40cm 110cm 25th 90cm 110cm 25th - 80cm
26th 60cm 60cm 26th 40cm 120cm 26th 90cm 100cm 26th - 80cm
27th 60cm 60cm 27th 60cm 150cm 27th 90cm 100cm 27th - 70cm
28th 60cm 60cm 28th 60cm 150cm 28th 90cm 100cm 28th - 70cm
29th 60cm 70cm 29th 40cm 160cm 29th 90cm - 29th - 70cm
30th 60cm 70cm 30th 60cm 160cm 30th 30th - 70cm
31st 60cm 80cm 31st 60cm 150cm 31st 31st - 60cm

Previous Statistics

Ski Jam Katsuyama Facilities

Ski School: Available Snowboard School: Available
Ski and snowboard lessons are available at Ski Jam Katsuyama. 
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
The 'Be-Kids Park' has a Sledding Area, Yuki-Asobi (playing in the snow) Area, Snowboard Aresa and Ski Area. Entry is 1000 yen for 1 day. It is found in the lower Variety area and open from 9:00am until 4:00pm (until 4:30pm from February).

There is also a 'Snow Land' featuring banana boat rides (500 yen per person) near base.

'Jam Kids' is a child care service for children above 6 months age. Reservations are required. 
Park Information
Park information
The 'Snow Park Jam' is in the Fantasy area. 

Ski Jam Katsuyama Season & Opening Times

Typical season is from Mid December until Late March
October November December January February March April May June July
Weekends and holidays Normally open from 7:30am until 4:30pm
Weekdays Normally open from 8:00am until 4:30pm
'Nighta' (night skiing)
Weekends and holidays No
Weekdays No
Opening information
Opening information
Ski Jam Katsuyama is open from 8:00am until 4:30pm on weekdays and from 8:00am until 4:30pm on weekends and holidays.

From 1st February 2020 until closing, the resort is open until 5:00pm.

There is no nighta at Ski Jam Katsuyama.

Ski Jam Katsuyama Lift Ticket Charges

Adults Child
3-5 years
Older Child
Elementary School age
50 years & over
1 Day 4,800 yen 1,600 yen 3,200 yen 3,800 yen
2 Days 8,600 yen 2,600 yen 5,400 yen 6,600 yen
Morning (open-1pm) 4,300 yen 1,300 yen 2,800 yen 3,600 yen
Afternoon (12pm-closing) 4,300 yen 1,300 yen 3,600 yen 4,000 yen
1 Lift Coupon 500 yen
11 Lift Coupons 5,000 yen
1 Day + Lunch (1000 yen) 5,500 yen 3,800 yen 4,500 yen
Season Ticket (all) 67,000 yen 31,000 yen 62,000 yen
Season Ticket (weekday) 41,000 yen
Lift Ticket Information 2019-2020 Season Lift Tickets

A returnable 500 yen deposit is required for lift tickets.

A 'Grand Senior' ticket is available for those age 60 years and over. It costs 3,800 yen for 1 day; 6,600 yen for 2 days; 3,600 yen for a half day.

A 'Kids Debut' ticket is available that includes access to the Variety pair lift, Family pair lift (weekends) and entry to the kids park. It costs 3,400 yen for adults and 1,600 yen for children.

Getting to Ski Jam Katsuyama

By public transport
11.7km from Katsuyama Station on the Katsuyama Eiheiji Line
37.3km from Fukui Station on the Hokuriku Honsen Line
Transport Information
Ski Jam Katsuyama is about 12km from Katsuyama Station on the Katsuyama Eiheiji line.
A bus service is usually available from Fukui Station. Charges apply.

The journey from Fukui Station takes about 55 minutes.
By Car
13.2km from the Katsuyama IC on the Chubu Jukan Expressway
30.3km from the Fukui Kita IC on the Hokuriku Expressway
39.5km from the Fukui IC on the Hokuriku Expressway
Nearest national route: Route 157 (9.3km away)
Ski Jam Katsuyama is about 30km from Fukui Kita IC on the Hokuriku Expressway (and about 13km from the Katsuyama IC on the Chubu Jukan Expressway).

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It is about 3 hours from Osaka and 2 hours from Nagoya.
Parking is available at the base of the resort for around 3400 cars. Car parking is free but a toll is required for the road that leads up to the resort. That fee is 1350 yen return.

The car parks are open 24 hours a day.

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