Snow Resort Nekoyama (Shobara City, Hiroshima)

Snow Resort Nekoyama
スノーリゾート猫山
(広島県 庄原市)
Planned season: Mid December 2019 until mid March 2020
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Snow Resort Nekoyama is located on the northern slopes of Mt Neko, to the north-east of central Shobara city in the north-eastern region of Hiroshima Prefecture. Dogoyama Kogen is close by, just to the north of Snow Resort Nekoyama.

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

1020m
320m
700m
39"
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1200m
4
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Skiers
30%
ropeways Ropeways gondolas Gondolas quad lifts Quad lifts triple lifts Triple lifts pair lifts Pair lifts single lifts Single lifts other lifts Other
Boarders
70%
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Snow Resort Nekoyama Snow Depth Statistics

Official snow depth numbers from the current season and previous season
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Snow Resort Nekoyama Facilities

School
School
Ski School: Available Snowboard School: Available
Ski and snowboard lessons are available at Snow Resort Nekoyama. 
Rental
Equipment Rental
Ski Rental: Available Snowboard Rental: Available
Ski and snowboard equipment as well as wear are available to rent at the resort. 
Children Facilities
Children's facilities
The 'Yuki asobi hiroba' is an area at base for young children. Entry is 600 yen per child (free for accompanying adult and people with valid one day lift ticket).

There is an indoor 'Child Room' in the base Ski Center. 
Park Information
Park information
 

Snow Resort Nekoyama 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 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
Snow Resort Nekoyama is normally open from 8:30am until 5:00pm during the daytime.

No nighta is planned for the 2019-2020 season.

Snow Resort Nekoyama Lift Ticket Charges

Adults Child
Pre-school age
Older Child
Elementary & Junior High School age
Senior
50 years & over
1 Day (8:30am-5pm) 4,300 yen 600 yen 2,500 yen 3,700 yen
Half Day 3,600 yen
1 Lift Coupon 600 yen
11 Lift Coupons 4,300 yen
Season Ticket 44,000 yen 26,400 yen 31,500 yen
Lift Ticket Information 2019-2020 Season Lift Tickets

No nighta is planned for the 2019-2020 season.

Getting to Snow Resort Nekoyama

By public transport
Train
Train
6.8km from Dogoyama Station on the Geibi line
9.6km from Bingo Ochiai Station on the Geibi line
Transport Information
Information
The nearest train station (accessible in winter) is Bingo Ochiai Station on the Geibi line, 10km away to the south west of the ski hill.
bus
Bus
No shuttle bus service information is available.

Various bus companies conduct tours to the ski hill.
By Car
Car
22.1km from the Tojo IC on the Chugoku Expressway
34.4km from the Shobara IC on the Chugoku Expressway
Nearest national route: Route 183 (1.3km away)
Direction
Direction
Snow Resort Nekoyama is located just over 1km off Route 183.

The Tojo IC exit on the Chugoku Expressway is about 22km away and the Shobara IC exit is about 35km away from the resort.
Parking
Parking
There is parking for about 1000 vehicles at the base of the resort. Parking is free every day of the season.

More Information

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Address
Address
Misaka 5190-50
Saijo-cho
Shobara-shi
Hiroshima-ken
729-5611
Telephone
Telephone
0824-84-2311
2020-2021 UPDATES
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(Updated 24th September)

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