Ringo Kyowakoku is a small ski area with one t-bar lift located in Shobara city in the north-eastern region of Hiroshima Prefecture. It is popular with families with small children and usually only open for the general public on weekends and holidays. Conveniently located very close to the Takano IC exit on the Matsue Expressway.
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.
Ringo Kyowakoku Facilities
There is no ski or snowboard school at Ringo Kyowakoku.
There is no ski and snowboard equipment available.
There is a 'Snow Park' that has a number of features.
Ringo Kyowakoku Season & Opening Times
Typical season is from Early January until Late February
Weekends and holidays
Normally open from 9:00am until 5:00pm
Not normally open on weekdays
'Nighta' (night skiing)
Weekends and holidays
Ringo Kyowakoku is open from 9:00am until 5:00pm on weekends.
It is open by private reservation only on weekdays.
There is no night skiing at this area.
Ringo Kyowakoku Lift Ticket Charges
Ringo Kyowakoku is open to the general public on Saturdays, Sundays and national holidays.
Weekdays are by private reservations only.
Getting to Ringo Kyowakoku
By public transport
32.4km from Miyoshi Station on the Geibi line
32.9km from Bingo Shobara Station on the Geibi line
Ringo Kyowakoku is about 32km from Miyoshi Station and Bingo Shobara Station on the Geibi line.
No shuttle bus service information is available.
1km from the Takano IC on the Matsue Expressway
33.1km from the Miyoshi IC on the Chugoku Expressway
40.3km from the Shobara IC on the Chugoku Expressway
Nearest national route: Route 432 (4.1km away)
Nearest prefecture road: Prefecture Road 39
Ringo Kyowakoku is just 1km from the Takano IC on the Matsue Expressway.
From the exit turn left onto Prefecture Road 39 and follow the signs. The ski hill is on the left hand side of the road.
There is limited parking for 100 cars at the base of the ski hill. It is free to use.
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