Hiroshima Kenmin no Mori (Shobara City, Hiroshima)

Hiroshima Kenmin no Mori
広島県県民の森 (広島県 庄原市)
Planned season: Mid December 2018 until late March 2019
Official snow depth Daily updates during snow season

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Hiroshima Kenmin no Mori is a small ski located on the eastern slopes of Mt Hiba in Shobara city, in the north-eastern region of Hiroshima Prefecture. The ski hill itself boasts of some of the best quality snow in the region. There are two pair lifts and one rope tow lift.

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

1080m
250m
830m
34"
4
1200m
3
25%
40%
35%
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 2 0 1

Hiroshima Kenmin no Mori Snow Depth Statistics

Official snow depth numbers from the current season and previous season
December January February March
18/19
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17/18
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18/19
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17/18
season
18/19
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17/18
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18/19
season
17/18
season
1st - - 1st 60cm 45cm 1st 100cm 130cm 1st 40cm 70cm
2nd - - 2nd 60cm 45cm 2nd 100cm 130cm 2nd 30cm 70cm
3rd - - 3rd 60cm 45cm 3rd 90cm 130cm 3rd 30cm 70cm
4th - - 4th 60cm 45cm 4th 80cm 130cm 4th - 70cm
5th - - 5th 60cm 45cm 5th 70cm 130cm 5th - 65cm
6th - - 6th 60cm 45cm 6th 70cm 130cm 6th - 60cm
7th - - 7th 55cm 45cm 7th 65cm 130cm 7th - 60cm
8th - - 8th 50cm 45cm 8th 65cm 130cm 8th - 60cm
9th - - 9th 50cm 45cm 9th 65cm 130cm 9th - 55cm
10th - - 10th 60cm 65cm 10th 70cm 130cm 10th - 55cm
11th - - 11th 60cm 100cm 11th 70cm 130cm 11th - 55cm
12th - - 12th 60cm 120cm 12th 70cm 150cm 12th - 55cm
13th - - 13th 60cm 120cm 13th 70cm 170cm 13th - 40cm
14th - - 14th 55cm 120cm 14th 70cm 170cm 14th - 40cm
15th - - 15th 50cm 120cm 15th 70cm 170cm 15th - 40cm
16th - - 16th 55cm 110cm 16th 70cm 150cm 16th - -
17th 0cm 30cm 17th 60cm 80cm 17th 70cm 150cm 17th - -
18th - 30cm 18th 60cm 60cm 18th 70cm 140cm 18th - -
19th - 30cm 19th 60cm 50cm 19th 70cm 130cm 19th - -
20th - 35cm 20th 50cm 50cm 20th 65cm 130cm 20th - -
21st 0cm 35cm 21st 50cm 50cm 21st 55cm 120cm 21st - -
22nd - 35cm 22nd 55cm 50cm 22nd 55cm 120cm 22nd - -
23rd - 35cm 23rd 55cm 60cm 23rd 55cm 110cm 23rd - -
24th 0cm 35cm 24th 55cm 70cm 24th 50cm 110cm 24th - -
25th 0cm 35cm 25th 60cm 90cm 25th 50cm 110cm 25th - -
26th 0cm 35cm 26th 85cm 100cm 26th 50cm 90cm 26th - -
27th 0cm 45cm 27th 100cm 120cm 27th 40cm 90cm 27th - -
28th 0cm 45cm 28th 100cm 120cm 28th 40cm 80cm 28th - -
29th 50cm 45cm 29th 100cm 120cm 29th - - 29th - -
30th 60cm 45cm 30th 100cm 130cm 30th 30th - -
31st 60cm 45cm 31st 90cm 130cm 31st 31st - -

Previous Statistics

Hiroshima Kenmin no Mori Facilities

School
School
Ski School: Available Snowboard School: Available
Ski and snowboard lessons are available at Hiroshima Kenmin no Mori. 
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
There are no special facilities for children. 
Park Information
Park information
There are no special snow park facilities. 

Hiroshima Kenmin no Mori 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 8:30am until 5:00pm
Weekdays Normally open from 8:30am until 5:00pm
Nighta
'Nighta' (night skiing)
Weekends and holidays No
Weekdays No
Opening information
Opening information
Hiroshima Kenmin no Mori is open from 8:30am until 5:00pm.

There is no nighta at this ski hill.

Hiroshima Kenmin no Mori Lift Ticket Charges

Adults Child
Elementary School age & under
Senior
60 years & over
1 Day 4,200 yen 2,600 yen 2,600 yen
2 Days 6,700 yen 4,500 yen 4,500 yen
Morning (8:30am-1pm) 3,200 yen
Afternoon (12:30pm-5pm) 3,200 yen
1 Lift Coupon 350 yen 350 yen 350 yen
12 Lift Coupons 3,200 yen 3,200 yen 3,200 yen
Rope 1 time 110 yen 110 yen 110 yen
Rope 11 times 1,100 yen 1,100 yen 1,100 yen

Getting to Hiroshima Kenmin no Mori

By public transport
Train
Train
6.6km from Yuki Station on the Kisuki line
15.4km from Bingo Ochiai Station on the Geibi line
Transport Information
Information
The nearest train station is Yuki Station on the Kisuki line.

Bingo Ochiai Station on the Geibi line is over 15km from the ski hill.
bus
Bus
No shuttle bus service information is available.
By Car
Car
38.3km from the Shobara IC on the Chugoku Expressway
37.9km from the Tojo IC on the Chugoku Expressway
Nearest national route: Route 314 (6.7km away)
Nearest prefecture road: Prefecture Road 256
Direction
Direction
Hiroshima Kenmin no Mori is about 38km from Shobara IC on the Chugoku Expressway.

Tojo IC on the same expressway is about 38km away to the south.

The ski hill is located just off Prefecture Road 256 which is off the main Route 314 road.
Parking
Parking
There is parking for 600 vehicles at the base of the ski hill.

More Information

Visit official website
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Address
Address
Yuki 156-14
Saijo-cho
Shobara-shi
Hiroshima-ken
729-5602
Telephone
Telephone
0824-84-2011
2019-2020 SEASON INFO
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