Canmore Ski Village is located on the slopes of Kitoushiyama in Higashikawa town to the east of Asahikawa city. Higashikawa has a 'sister cities' relationship with Canmore in Canada, hence the name of the ski hill.
There is a 1.5km FIS and SAJ cross country course by the base area. Canmore Ski Village introduced a new pair lift and a new 700m long course (Rabbit) in the 2018-2019 season.
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.
There is no ski area shuttle bus, but a private bus is usually available from Asahikawa.
18.8km from the Asahikawa Kita IC on the Hokkaido Expressway
26.2km from the Asahikawa Takasu IC on the Hokkaido Expressway
Nearest national route: Route 237 (15.8km away)
Nearest prefecture road: Prefecture Road 940
Canmore Ski Village is located about 19km to the south east of the Asahikawa Kita IC exit of the Hokkaido Expressway.
From the Asahikawa Kita IC exit, turn left onto Prefecture Road 37 and head south joining Prefecture Road 940. The ski hill is located a few kilometres off to the left of Road 940.
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