Imajo 365 (Minami Echizen Town, Fukui)

Imajo 365
今庄365 (福井県 南越前町)
Planned season: Saturday 16th December 2017 until late March 2018
Official snow depth Daily updates during snow season

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Imajo 365 is located on the eastern slopes of Mt Hachibuse in Minami Echizen town in the central region of Fukui Prefecture, close to the border with Shiga Prefecture. It is the most southerly ski hill in Fukui Prefecture and usually one of the first to open in the Kansai region. Previous snowboarding restrictions no longer apply - both skiers and snowboarders are now welcome every day. Oh, apart from the one 'skiers-only' course.

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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There are some snowboarding restrictions at Imajo 365

Imajo 365 Snow Depth Statistics

Official snow depth numbers from the current season and previous season
December January February March
1st - - 1st 130cm 60cm 1st 220cm 150cm 1st 260cm 140cm
2nd - - 2nd 140cm 60cm 2nd 220cm 150cm 2nd 260cm 140cm
3rd - - 3rd 140cm 60cm 3rd 220cm 150cm 3rd 260cm 140cm
4th - - 4th 150cm 60cm 4th 220cm 150cm 4th 260cm 140cm
5th - - 5th 150cm 80cm 5th 230cm 150cm 5th 250cm 140cm
6th - - 6th 150cm 80cm 6th 240cm 130cm 6th 250cm 120cm
7th - - 7th 150cm 80cm 7th 240cm 135cm 7th 250cm 120cm
8th - - 8th 150cm 80cm 8th 250cm 130cm 8th 250cm 130cm
9th 30cm - 9th 130cm 80cm 9th 260cm 130cm 9th 240cm 150cm
10th 30cm - 10th 130cm 80cm 10th 260cm 150cm 10th 240cm 150cm
11th 30cm - 11th 150cm 80cm 11th 240cm 170cm 11th 230cm 150cm
12th 30cm - 12th 150cm 80cm 12th 250cm 180cm 12th 230cm 150cm
13th 60cm - 13th 180cm 80cm 13th 260cm 190cm 13th 230cm 150cm
14th 60cm - 14th 190cm 100cm 14th 270cm 190cm 14th 210cm 140cm
15th 80cm 50cm 15th 190cm 130cm 15th 270cm 200cm 15th 200cm 140cm
16th 80cm 60cm 16th 190cm 150cm 16th 270cm 200cm 16th 180cm 140cm
17th 100cm 60cm 17th 180cm 170cm 17th 270cm 200cm 17th 170cm 140cm
18th 140cm 60cm 18th 160cm 170cm 18th 270cm 170cm 18th 160cm 110cm
19th 140cm 60cm 19th 150cm 170cm 19th 270cm 170cm 19th 140cm 110cm
20th 140cm 60cm 20th 150cm 170cm 20th 270cm 150cm 20th 130cm 110cm
21st 140cm 60cm 21st 150cm 170cm 21st 270cm 150cm 21st 120cm 80cm
22nd 140cm 60cm 22nd 140cm 170cm 22nd 270cm 150cm 22nd 110cm 80cm
23rd 140cm 60cm 23rd 160cm 180cm 23rd 270cm 140cm 23rd 100cm 80cm
24th 140cm 60cm 24th 170cm 200cm 24th 270cm 140cm 24th 90cm 80cm
25th 110cm 60cm 25th 180cm 200cm 25th 270cm 140cm 25th 80cm 60cm
26th 110cm 60cm 26th 190cm 200cm 26th 270cm 140cm 26th - 60cm
27th 120cm 60cm 27th 200cm 200cm 27th 270cm 140cm 27th - -
28th 140cm 60cm 28th 200cm 200cm 28th 270cm 140cm 28th - -
29th 140cm 60cm 29th 200cm 200cm 29th - - 29th - -
30th 140cm 60cm 30th 200cm 190cm 30th 30th - -
31st 140cm 60cm 31st 220cm 160cm 31st 31st - -

Previous Statistics

Imajo 365 Facilities

Ski School: Available Snowboard School: Available
Ski and snowboard lessons are available at Imajo 365. 
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 'Kids Paradise' area is located near the base of the resort near Number 1 pair lift. Entry is free, 1 day use of the 'snowbelt' is 800 yen and the 'fuwafuwa' attractions are 500 yen. 
Park Information
Park information
There are two 'Snowboard Park' areas on the lower part of the resort. 

Imajo 365 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 8:00am until 5:00pm
Weekdays Normally open from 8:30am until 5:00pm
'Nighta' (night skiing)
Weekends and holidays Yes
Weekdays Sometimes
Opening information
Opening information
Imajo 365 is open from 8:00am until 5:00pm in the daytime on weekends and holidays, and from 8:30am on weekdays.

Nighta is from 5:30pm until 11:00pm on Saturdays and nights before public holidays during the period from 24th December until 4th March.

Imajo 365 Lift Ticket Charges

Adults Child
Elementary School age & under
60 years & over
1 Day (weekends & holidays) 4,300 yen 2,800 yen 3,200 yen
1 Day (weekdays) 4,000 yen 2,800 yen 3,200 yen
Half Day (weekends & holidays) 3,500 yen 2,000 yen 2,700 yen
Half Day (weekdays) 3,000 yen 2,000 yen 2,700 yen
Nighta (5:30pm-11pm) 3,000 yen 2,000 yen 2,500 yen
Nighta (open-11pm) 5,500 yen 4,500 yen 5,000 yen
Lift Ticket Information The half day tickets are valid from opening until 1pm or from 12pm until 5pm.

A 1 day ticket for 1 adult and 1 child is 6,300 yen on weekends and holidays and 6,000 yen on weekdays. A second child is an additional 2,000 yen.

Getting to Imajo 365

By public transport
10km from Imajo Station on the Hokuriku Honsen Line
15.4km from Tsuruga Station on the Hokuriku Honsen Line
Transport Information
Imajo 365 is 10km from Imajo Station on the Hokuriku Honsen line
A shuttle bus is available from Imajo Station and costs 500 yen for adults and 250 yen for children.
By Car
13.7km from the Imajo IC on the Hokuriku Expressway
14.9km from the Tsuruga IC on the Hokuriku Expressway
Nearest national route: Route 365 (1.3km away)
The base of Imajo 365 resort is just off Route 365.

From the Hokuriku Expressway, either approach from the north via Tsuruga IC and Route 476 or from the south via Imajo IC and Route 365.
There is parking available at the base of Imajo 365. Parking is free on weekdays and 1,000 yen for cars on weekends and holidays.

More Information

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Itadori 85-36
Minami Echizen-cho
As the 2018-2019 winter season approaches, we will gradually be updating the information for every ski resort in Japan.

Many ski resorts in Japan do not update their own information until the autumn months and so our process of updating information will be ongoing until November.

Resorts usually open and close around the same time each season - if the 2017-2018 planned season dates are still displayed on this page, they can be used as a good indication of the season length.

(Late May 2018)
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