Engaru Rock Valley (Engaru Town, Hokkaido)

Engaru Rock Valley
えんがるロックバレースキー (北海道 遠軽町)
Planned season: Mid-late December 2018 until late March 2019
Official snow depth Daily updates during snow season

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Engaru Rock Valley is located close to the central area of Engaru town in the north eastern region of Hokkaido. The courses are serviced by one pair lift and one simple 'bambi lift'.

Hokkaido is the second largest island of Japan and also the largest and northernmost prefecture (though it is not usually referred to as a prefecture). It has coastlines on the Sea of Japan, the Sea of Okhotsk and also the Pacific Ocean. Sapporo is the capital city of Hokkaido and was host to the 1972 Winter Olympics. Hokkaido is home to the largest number of ski hills in Japan. While the majority of them are very small, some of the larger ski and snowboard resorts in Hokkaido - mostly found in regions to the west and east of Sapporo - are amongst the most famous in Japan.

The Mountain

405m
270m
135m
33"
7
2000m
2
30%
40%
30%
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 1 0 1

Engaru Rock Valley 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
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18/19
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17/18
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18/19
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17/18
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1st - - 1st 25cm 20cm 1st 60cm 30cm 1st 40cm 60cm
2nd - - 2nd 25cm 20cm 2nd 60cm 30cm 2nd 35cm 60cm
3rd - - 3rd 25cm 30cm 3rd 60cm 30cm 3rd 35cm 80cm
4th - - 4th 25cm 30cm 4th 60cm 30cm 4th 35cm 75cm
5th - - 5th 25cm 30cm 5th 50cm 60cm 5th 35cm 70cm
6th - - 6th 25cm 30cm 6th 50cm 70cm 6th 30cm 70cm
7th - - 7th 25cm 30cm 7th 50cm 70cm 7th 30cm 70cm
8th - - 8th 25cm 25cm 8th 55cm 65cm 8th 30cm 75cm
9th - - 9th 25cm 25cm 9th 55cm 65cm 9th 30cm 60cm
10th - - 10th 25cm 35cm 10th 55cm 55cm 10th 30cm 60cm
11th - - 11th 25cm 35cm 11th 55cm 55cm 11th 25cm 50cm
12th - - 12th 25cm 35cm 12th 55cm 65cm 12th 25cm 50cm
13th - - 13th 25cm 35cm 13th 55cm 60cm 13th 25cm 50cm
14th - - 14th 25cm 30cm 14th 55cm 60cm 14th 30cm 45cm
15th - - 15th 25cm 30cm 15th 55cm 55cm 15th 30cm 45cm
16th - - 16th 25cm 35cm 16th 55cm 55cm 16th 25cm 65cm
17th - - 17th 25cm 35cm 17th 50cm 55cm 17th 25cm 65cm
18th - - 18th 25cm 35cm 18th 50cm 55cm 18th - 65cm
19th - - 19th 20cm 35cm 19th 50cm 80cm 19th - 65cm
20th - - 20th 20cm 40cm 20th 50cm 80cm 20th - 55cm
21st - - 21st 20cm 40cm 21st 45cm 75cm 21st - 55cm
22nd - - 22nd 20cm 40cm 22nd 45cm 75cm 22nd - 55cm
23rd - 20cm 23rd 20cm 40cm 23rd 45cm 70cm 23rd - 45cm
24th - 20cm 24th 20cm 35cm 24th 45cm 65cm 24th - 35cm
25th - 20cm 25th 20cm 35cm 25th 40cm 65cm 25th - 35cm
26th - 15cm 26th 35cm 35cm 26th 40cm 60cm 26th - -
27th - 15cm 27th 35cm 30cm 27th 40cm 60cm 27th - -
28th - 15cm 28th 35cm 30cm 28th 40cm 60cm 28th - -
29th - 15cm 29th 35cm 35cm 29th - - 29th - -
30th - 15cm 30th 60cm 35cm 30th 30th - -
31st - 15cm 31st 60cm 30cm 31st 31st - -

Engaru Rock Valley Facilities

School
School
Ski School: Available Snowboard School: Available
Ski and snowboard lessons are available at Engaru Rock Valley. 
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 'Bobsleigh Hiroba' is a play in the snow area. Bobsleigh (sledges) can be rented at no cost. 
Park Information
Park information
The 'Park Area' is located by the base and features a 120m half pipe, rail, boxes, kickers and more (depending on the time and conditions during the season).

There is also a 4km cross-country course bear the base of Engaru Rock Valley. 

Engaru Rock Valley Season & Opening Times

Typical season is from Late December until Late March
October November December January February March April May June July
                                                           
Daytime
Daytime
Weekends and holidays Normally open from 9:00am until 8:00pm
Weekdays Normally open from 9:00am until 8:00pm
Nighta
'Nighta' (night skiing)
Weekends and holidays Yes
Weekdays Yes
Opening information
Opening information
Engaru Rock Valley is generally open from 9:00am until 8:00pm.

Nighta operations are from 4:00pm until 8:00pm.

Engaru Rock Valley Lift Ticket Charges

Adults Child
Elementary School age
Older Child
High School age
Senior
1 Day 2,900 yen 1,800 yen
4 Hours 2,100 yen 1,100 yen
2 Hours 1,300 yen 700 yen
1 Lift Coupon 240 yen 150 yen
Nighta 1,300 yen 800 yen
Pair lift 1 ride 240 yen 150 yen
Pair lift 6 rides 1,200 yen 750 yen
Bambi lift 1 ride 180 yen 100 yen
Bambi lift 6 rides 900 yen 500 yen
Season Ticket (all) 34,000 yen 20,000 yen 25,000 yen
Season Ticket (nighta) 20,000 yen 10,000 yen 12,000 yen

Getting to Engaru Rock Valley

By public transport
Train
Train
5.3km from Engaru Station on the Sekihoku Honsen line
Transport Information
Information
Engaru Rock Valley is just over 5km from Engaru Station on the Sekihoku Honsen line.
bus
Bus
No shuttle bus service information is available.
By Car
Car
17.5km from the Maruseppu IC on the Asahikawa Monbetsu Expressway
117km from the Asahikawa Takasu IC on the Hokkaido Expressway
121km from the Ashoro IC on the Doto Expressway
Nearest national route: Route 333 (0.5km away)
Direction
Direction
Engaru Rock Valley is located about 5km to the south of the centre of Engaru town.

The Maruseppu IC exit of the Asahikawa Monbetsu Expressway is 17km away.

From the IC exit turn right onto Route 333 to reach the resort which is just off the right hand side of the road.

>> More information on Doto Expressway
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More information on Hokkaido Expressway
Parking
Parking
Parking is available for 200 vehicles at the base of Engaru Rock Valley. It is free every day of the season.

More Information

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Address
Address
Nogami 150-1
Engaru-cho
Monbetsu-gun
Hokkaido
099-0344
Telephone
Telephone
0158-42-4536
2019-2020 SEASON INFO
The ski resort information currently shown on SnowJapan is from the 2018-2019 season. Over the summer and autumn months we will be checking and then updating information. Everything will be updated online in time for the 2019-2020 winter season. Please note that planned ski resort opening dates are often very similar every year, so the dates from the 2018-2019 season can be taken as a good idea of what to expect next season.
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