Yawata Highland 191 Resort is located just by Route 191 in Kita Hiroshima city in the north-western region of Hiroshima Prefecture. Until 2010 it was known as Yawata Kogen 191.
Hiroshima Prefecture is in the Chugoku region of western Japan. The capital city, Hiroshima, is on the southern coastline by the Seto Inland Sea. The two main regions of Hiroshima Prefecture where most of the ski hills can be found are the north-western region around Kita Hiroshima town and the north-eastern region of Shobara city.
Yawata Highland 191 Resort Snow Depth Statistics
Official snow depth numbers from the current season and previous season
Ski and snowboard lessons are available at Yawata Highland 191 Resort.
Ski and snowboard equipment rental is available. Ski and snowboard wear rental is also available.
The 'Kids Snow Land' area is by the base and costs 1,000 yen for children and 500 yen for adults. The area features a snow escalator, an air dome, tubing and sledge area.
There is also a special kids course area and a nature area called 'Kids-no-mori' (Kids Forest) for playing in the snow.
There is a 'Snow Park' on the lower part of the resort and a popular mogul course area. It looks like a giant banana on the official course map.
Yawata Highland 191 Resort Season & Opening Times
Typical season is from Mid December until Mid March
Weekends and holidays
Normally open from 7:00am until 5:00pm
Normally open from 8:00am until 5:00pm
'Nighta' (night skiing)
Weekends and holidays
Yawata Highland 191 Resort is normally open from 8:00am until 5:00pm on weekdays and from 7:00am until 5:00pm on holidays (except in December and March when it opens at 7:30am on weekends and holidays).
There is no night skiing at this area.
Yawata Highland 191 Resort Lift Ticket Charges
Junior High School age & under
Senior High School age
60 years & over
Afternoon (from 12:30pm)
1 Lift Coupon
2020-2021 Season lift tickets
A number of Family tickets are available:
1 adult and 1 child - 5,600 yen 1 adult and 2 children - 7,300 yen 2 adults and 1 child - 9,100 yen 2 adults and 2 children - 10,800 yen
If you bring a 1-day lift ticket that you used previously in the season, you can get a 700 yen (weekday) or 500 yen (weekend) discount on a fresh new 1 day ticket.
The Season Ticket includes a number of extras including free parking.
Getting to Yawata Highland 191 Resort
By public transport
79.5km from Hiroshima Station on the Sanyo Shinkansen line
42.5km from Masuda Station on the Sanin Honsen line
79.5km from Hiroshima Station on the Sanyo Honsen Line
The closest train station is Masuda Station on the Sanin Honsen line, about 42km to the west of the ski hill.
Hiroshima Station is about 80km away.
No shuttle bus service information is available.
28.3km from the Togouchi IC on the Chugoku Expressway
Nearest national route: Route 191 (0.4km away)
Nearest prefecture road: Prefecture Road 115
Yawata Highland 191 Resort is just over 28km from Togouchi IC on the Chugoku Expressway.
From the Togouchi IC exit take Route 191. The resort is just off the right hand side of the road.
There is parking for about 1000 vehicles close to base. Parking charges are 500 yen on weekdays and 1000 yen on weekends and holidays.
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