Imajo 365 (Minami Echizen Town, Fukui)

Imajo 365
今庄365 (福井県 南越前町)
Planned season: Saturday 15th December 2018 until Sunday 24th March 2019
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. Imajo 365 is usually open until 11:00pm on Saturdays and nights before holidays.

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

760m
330m
430m
33"
8
2100m
4
20%
50%
30%
Skiers
80%
ropeways Ropeways gondolas Gondolas quad lifts Quad lifts triple lifts Triple lifts pair lifts Pair lifts single lifts Single lifts other lifts Other
Boarders
20%
0 0 1 0 3 0 0
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
18/19
season
17/18
season
18/19
season
17/18
season
18/19
season
17/18
season
18/19
season
17/18
season
1st - - 1st - 130cm 1st - 220cm 1st - 260cm
2nd - - 2nd - 140cm 2nd - 220cm 2nd - 260cm
3rd - - 3rd - 140cm 3rd - 220cm 3rd - 260cm
4th - - 4th - 150cm 4th - 220cm 4th - 260cm
5th - - 5th - 150cm 5th - 230cm 5th - 250cm
6th - - 6th - 150cm 6th - 240cm 6th - 250cm
7th - - 7th - 150cm 7th - 240cm 7th - 250cm
8th - - 8th - 150cm 8th - 250cm 8th - 250cm
9th - 30cm 9th - 130cm 9th - 260cm 9th - 240cm
10th - 30cm 10th - 130cm 10th - 260cm 10th - 240cm
11th - 30cm 11th - 150cm 11th - 240cm 11th - 230cm
12th - 30cm 12th - 150cm 12th - 250cm 12th - 230cm
13th - 60cm 13th - 180cm 13th - 260cm 13th - 230cm
14th - 60cm 14th - 190cm 14th - 270cm 14th - 210cm
15th - 80cm 15th - 190cm 15th - 270cm 15th - 200cm
16th - 80cm 16th - 190cm 16th - 270cm 16th - 180cm
17th - 100cm 17th - 180cm 17th - 270cm 17th - 170cm
18th - 140cm 18th - 160cm 18th - 270cm 18th - 160cm
19th - 140cm 19th - 150cm 19th - 270cm 19th - 140cm
20th - 140cm 20th - 150cm 20th - 270cm 20th - 130cm
21st - 140cm 21st - 150cm 21st - 270cm 21st - 120cm
22nd - 140cm 22nd - 140cm 22nd - 270cm 22nd - 110cm
23rd - 140cm 23rd - 160cm 23rd - 270cm 23rd - 100cm
24th - 140cm 24th - 170cm 24th - 270cm 24th - 90cm
25th - 110cm 25th - 180cm 25th - 270cm 25th - 80cm
26th - 110cm 26th - 190cm 26th - 270cm 26th - -
27th - 120cm 27th - 200cm 27th - 270cm 27th - -
28th - 140cm 28th - 200cm 28th - 270cm 28th - -
29th - 140cm 29th - 200cm 29th - - 29th - -
30th - 140cm 30th - 200cm 30th 30th - -
31st - 140cm 31st - 220cm 31st 31st - -

Previous Statistics

Imajo 365 Facilities

School
School
Ski School: Available Snowboard School: Available
Ski and snowboard lessons are available at Imajo 365. 
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
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
                                                           
Daytime
Daytime
Weekends and holidays Normally open from 8:00am until 5:00pm
Weekdays Normally open from 8:30am until 5:00pm
Nighta
'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 22nd December 2018 until 9th March 2019.

Imajo 365 Lift Ticket Charges

Adults Child
Elementary School age & under
Senior
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
Train
Train
10km from Imajo Station on the Hokuriku Honsen Line
15.4km from Tsuruga Station on the Hokuriku Honsen Line
Transport Information
Information
Imajo 365 is 10km from Imajo Station on the Hokuriku Honsen line
bus
Bus
A shuttle bus is available from Imajo Station and costs 500 yen for adults and 250 yen for children.
By Car
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)
Direction
Direction
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.
Parking
Parking
There is parking available for 1620 vehicles at the base of Imajo 365. Parking for cars is 500 yen on weekdays and 1,000 yen on weekends and holidays.

More Information

Visit official website
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Address
Address
Itadori 85-36
Minami Echizen-cho
Nanjo-gun
Fukui-ken
919-0128
Telephone
Telephone
0778-45-1115
2018-2019 SKI RESORT INFORMATION UPDATES
The 2018-2019 winter season is approaching! Hurray!

At the time of writing more than 60% of the ski hills in Japan have still not updated their own information for the upcoming season. We are continuing to manually update the information on these ski resort pages of SnowJapan but for the moment things are unavoidably a mix of old and new. In most cases ski resorts open and close around the same dates each season, so even if the planned season dates shown on this page are still from the 2017-2018 season, that is usually a good indication of what to expect this time round.

(30th October 2018)
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