Yawata Highland 191 Resort (Kitahiroshima Town, Hiroshima)

Yawata Highland 191 Resort
やわたハイランド191リゾート
(広島県 北広島町)
Planned season: Saturday 19th December 2020 until mid March 2021
Official snow depth Daily updates during snow season

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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.

The Mountain

955m
190m
765m
31"
7
1100m
4
20%
40%
40%
Skiers
70%
ropeways Ropeways gondolas Gondolas quad lifts Quad lifts triple lifts Triple lifts pair lifts Pair lifts single lifts Single lifts other lifts Other
Boarders
30%
0 0 0 0 4 0 0

Yawata Highland 191 Resort Snow Depth Statistics

Official snow depth numbers from the current season and previous season
December January February March
20/21
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19/20
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20/21
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19/20
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20/21
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19/20
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20/21
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19/20
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1st - - 1st 90cm 60cm 1st 160cm 60cm 1st 90cm 60cm
2nd - - 2nd 110cm 60cm 2nd 150cm 60cm 2nd 90cm -
3rd - - 3rd 120cm 60cm 3rd 150cm 60cm 3rd 80cm -
4th - - 4th 120cm 60cm 4th 150cm 60cm 4th 80cm -
5th - - 5th 120cm 60cm 5th 150cm 60cm 5th 70cm -
6th - - 6th 120cm 60cm 6th 150cm 60cm 6th 70cm -
7th - - 7th 140cm 60cm 7th 140cm 60cm 7th 70cm -
8th - - 8th 160cm 60cm 8th 140cm 60cm 8th - -
9th - - 9th 180cm 60cm 9th 150cm 80cm 9th - -
10th - - 10th 180cm 60cm 10th 150cm 70cm 10th - -
11th - - 11th 180cm 60cm 11th 150cm 70cm 11th - -
12th - - 12th 180cm 60cm 12th 130cm 70cm 12th - -
13th - - 13th 180cm 60cm 13th 130cm 60cm 13th - -
14th - - 14th 180cm 65cm 14th 120cm 60cm 14th - -
15th - - 15th 170cm 65cm 15th 100cm 60cm 15th - -
16th - - 16th 160cm 65cm 16th 100cm 60cm 16th - -
17th - - 17th 160cm 65cm 17th 120cm 60cm 17th - -
18th - - 18th 160cm 65cm 18th 140cm 90cm 18th - -
19th 30cm - 19th 180cm 65cm 19th 160cm 90cm 19th - -
20th 60cm 70cm 20th 180cm 65cm 20th 150cm 85cm 20th - -
21st 75cm 70cm 21st 180cm 65cm 21st 130cm 85cm 21st - -
22nd 75cm 70cm 22nd 170cm 65cm 22nd 120cm 80cm 22nd - -
23rd 75cm 70cm 23rd 160cm 60cm 23rd 110cm 80cm 23rd - -
24th 75cm 70cm 24th 160cm 60cm 24th 110cm 80cm 24th - -
25th 70cm 70cm 25th 150cm 60cm 25th 100cm 70cm 25th - -
26th 70cm 70cm 26th 150cm 60cm 26th 100cm 70cm 26th - -
27th 70cm 70cm 27th 150cm 60cm 27th 100cm 70cm 27th - -
28th 70cm 70cm 28th 140cm 60cm 28th 90cm 60cm 28th - -
29th 70cm 70cm 29th 160cm 60cm 29th - 60cm 29th - -
30th 70cm 70cm 30th 160cm 60cm 30th 30th - -
31st 90cm 60cm 31st 160cm 60cm 31st 31st - -

Previous Statistics

Yawata Highland 191 Resort Facilities

School
School
Ski School: Available Snowboard School: Available
Ski and snowboard lessons are available at Yawata Highland 191 Resort. 
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 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. 
Park Information
Park information
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
October November December January February March April May June July
                                                           
Daytime
Daytime
Weekends and holidays Normally open from 7:00am until 5:00pm
Weekdays Normally open from 8:00am until 5:00pm
Nighta
'Nighta' (night skiing)
Weekends and holidays No
Weekdays No
Opening information
Opening information
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

Adults Child
Junior High School age & under
Older Child
Senior High School age
Senior
60 years & over
1 Day 4,400 yen 2,200 yen 3,500 yen 3,500 yen
Afternoon (from 12:30pm) 3,000 yen 1,500 yen 2,500 yen 2,500 yen
1 Lift Coupon 450 yen 450 yen 450 yen 450 yen
Season Ticket 42,000 yen 20,000 yen 31,000 yen 31,000 yen
Lift Ticket Information 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
Train
Train
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
Transport Information
Information
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.
bus
Bus
No shuttle bus service information is available.
By Car
Car
28.3km from the Togouchi IC on the Chugoku Expressway
Nearest national route: Route 191 (0.4km away)
Nearest prefecture road: Prefecture Road 115
Direction
Direction
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.
Parking
Parking
There is parking for about 1000 vehicles close to base. Parking charges are 500 yen on weekdays and 1000 yen on weekends and holidays.

More Information

Visit official website
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Address
Address
Nishiyawatahara 2568
Kita Hiroshima-cho
Yamagata-gun
Hiroshima-ken
731-2552
Telephone
Telephone
0826-37-0341
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