Haginoyama Shimin (Iwamizawa City, Hokkaido)

Haginoyama Shimin
萩の山市民
(北海道 岩見沢市)
Planned season: Mid December 2018 until early March 2019
Official snow depth Daily updates during snow season

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Haginoyama Shimin is located to the south west of Iwamizawa city centre in Hokkaido. This fairly small ski hill has generally gentle but a wide open area. Wide enough for a road sign to boast that it offers 'the widest ski slopes in Japan'. People visit from Iwamizawa as well as the Ebetsu and Sapporo areas.

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

225m
175m
50m
28"
6
700m
5
20%
30%
50%
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 5 0 0

Haginoyama Shimin Snow Depth Statistics

Official snow depth numbers from the current season and previous season
December January February March
19/20
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1st - - 1st - 80cm 1st - 85cm 1st - 80cm
2nd - - 2nd - 80cm 2nd - 85cm 2nd - 80cm
3rd - - 3rd - 85cm 3rd - 90cm 3rd - 75cm
4th - - 4th - 80cm 4th - 90cm 4th - 75cm
5th - - 5th - 80cm 5th - 100cm 5th - 70cm
6th - - 6th - 90cm 6th - 100cm 6th - 70cm
7th - - 7th - 85cm 7th - 100cm 7th - 65cm
8th - - 8th - 80cm 8th - 110cm 8th - 65cm
9th - - 9th - 80cm 9th - 110cm 9th - 65cm
10th - - 10th - 75cm 10th - 110cm 10th - 60cm
11th - - 11th - 75cm 11th - 110cm 11th - -
12th - - 12th - 80cm 12th - 110cm 12th - -
13th - - 13th - 80cm 13th - 130cm 13th - -
14th - - 14th - 75cm 14th - 130cm 14th - -
15th - 40cm 15th - 70cm 15th - 130cm 15th - -
16th - 40cm 16th - 65cm 16th - 125cm 16th - -
17th - 30cm 17th - 65cm 17th - 120cm 17th - -
18th - 30cm 18th - 80cm 18th - 110cm 18th - -
19th - 40cm 19th - 80cm 19th - 100cm 19th - -
20th - 40cm 20th - 80cm 20th - 100cm 20th - -
21st - 40cm 21st - 90cm 21st - 100cm 21st - -
22nd - 40cm 22nd - 115cm 22nd - 90cm 22nd - -
23rd - 40cm 23rd - 110cm 23rd - 90cm 23rd - -
24th - 40cm 24th - 120cm 24th - 90cm 24th - -
25th - 50cm 25th - 120cm 25th - 90cm 25th - -
26th - 50cm 26th - 110cm 26th - 90cm 26th - -
27th - 45cm 27th - 100cm 27th - 90cm 27th - -
28th - 70cm 28th - 100cm 28th - 85cm 28th - -
29th - 80cm 29th - 90cm 29th - - 29th - -
30th - 90cm 30th - 90cm 30th 30th - -
31st - 80cm 31st - 85cm 31st 31st - -

Previous Statistics

Haginoyama Shimin Facilities

School
School
Ski School: Available Snowboard School: Available
Ski and snowboard lessons are available at Haginoyama Shimin. 
Rental
Equipment Rental
Ski Rental: Available Snowboard Rental: Available
Ski and snowboard equipment rental is available. 
Children Facilities
Children's facilities
There is a small sledging course. 
Park Information
Park information
There are no special snow park facilities. 

Haginoyama Shimin Season & Opening Times

Typical season is from Mid December until Early March
October November December January February March April May June July
                                                           
Daytime
Daytime
Weekends and holidays Normally open from 9:00am until 9:00pm
Weekdays Normally open from 9:00am until 9:00pm
Nighta
'Nighta' (night skiing)
Weekends and holidays Yes
Weekdays Yes
Opening information
Opening information
Haginoyama Shimin is open from 9:00am until 9:00pm.

Nighta is from 4:30pm until 9:00pm.

Haginoyama Shimin Lift Ticket Charges

Adults Child Senior
8 Hours 2,700 yen 2,500 yen
6 Hours 2,400 yen 2,200 yen
4 Hours 1,900 yen 1,700 yen
1 Lift Coupon 190 yen 150 yen
11 Lift Coupons 1,900 yen 1,500 yen
Nighta 1,300 yen
Season Ticket (all) 36,000 yen 32,000 yen 30,000 yen
Season Ticket (daytime) 32,000 yen 27,000 yen
Season Ticket (nighta) 20,000 yen

Getting to Haginoyama Shimin

By public transport
Train
Train
8.6km from Iwamizawa Station on the Hakodate Honsen Line
Transport Information
Information
Haginoyama Shimin is under 9km from Iwamizawa Station on the Hakodate Honsen line.

>> More information on the Hakodate Honsen train line

bus
Bus
No shuttle bus service information is available.
By Car
Car
6.1km from the Iwamizawa IC on the Hokkaido Expressway
Nearest national route: Route 234 (5.7km away)
Nearest prefecture road: Prefecture Road 30
Direction
Direction
Haginoyama Shimin is about 6km from the Iwamizawa IC exit of the Hokkaido Expressway.

From the Iwamizawa IC exit, turn left onto Prefecture Road 38. Follow the road (which changes to Road 30) round to the ski hill which is on the left hand side.

>> More information on Hokkaido Expressway
Parking
Parking
Parking for 1,500 vehicles is available close to the base of the ski hill. It is free every day of the season.

More Information

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Address
Address
Kamishibun-cho 452
Iwamizawa-shi
Hokkaido
068-0836
Telephone
Telephone
0126-44-2119
2019-2020 UPDATES
18th November 2019:
We are still in the process of carefully checking and updating information for the upcoming 19-20 winter season. It is a manual process that will take us into December.
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