Mashike Choei Syokanbetsudake (Mashike Town, Hokkaido)

Mashike Choei Syokanbetsudake
増毛町営暑寒別岳 (北海道 増毛町)
Planned season: Saturday 22nd December 2018 until mid March 2019
Official snow depth Daily updates during snow season

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Mashike Choei Syokanbetsudake is a small ski hill located about 6km from the centre of Mashike town, which is on the western coast of the northern region of Hokkaido. Mashike town is on the Sea of Japan coastline.

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

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Mashike Choei Syokanbetsudake Snow Depth Statistics

Official snow depth numbers from the current season and previous season
December January February March
1st - - 1st 70cm 105cm 1st 100cm 180cm 1st 70cm 170cm
2nd - - 2nd 80cm 100cm 2nd 100cm 170cm 2nd 60cm 170cm
3rd - - 3rd 80cm 115cm 3rd 95cm 170cm 3rd 60cm 170cm
4th - - 4th 80cm 115cm 4th 90cm 170cm 4th 60cm 170cm
5th - - 5th 80cm 115cm 5th 90cm 160cm 5th 55cm 170cm
6th - - 6th 100cm 115cm 6th 100cm 155cm 6th 50cm 170cm
7th - - 7th 100cm 125cm 7th 100cm 150cm 7th 45cm 170cm
8th - - 8th 100cm 120cm 8th 120cm 150cm 8th 45cm 160cm
9th - - 9th 100cm 110cm 9th 120cm 150cm 9th 45cm 160cm
10th - - 10th 90cm 110cm 10th 125cm 155cm 10th 40cm 150cm
11th - - 11th 100cm 110cm 11th 120cm 170cm 11th 40cm 150cm
12th - - 12th 100cm 110cm 12th 120cm 170cm 12th 40cm -
13th - - 13th 95cm 120cm 13th 120cm 165cm 13th - -
14th - - 14th 95cm 130cm 14th 120cm 160cm 14th - -
15th - - 15th 95cm 120cm 15th 120cm 170cm 15th - -
16th - 130cm 16th 90cm 130cm 16th 110cm 170cm 16th - -
17th - 140cm 17th 90cm 150cm 17th 110cm 160cm 17th - -
18th - 150cm 18th 80cm 140cm 18th 110cm 160cm 18th - -
19th - 160cm 19th 80cm 140cm 19th 100cm 165cm 19th - -
20th - 140cm 20th 80cm 140cm 20th 95cm 175cm 20th - -
21st - 135cm 21st 90cm 135cm 21st 90cm 170cm 21st - -
22nd 50cm 130cm 22nd 90cm 135cm 22nd 90cm 170cm 22nd - -
23rd 50cm 130cm 23rd 90cm 135cm 23rd 90cm 185cm 23rd - -
24th 60cm 120cm 24th 100cm 145cm 24th 90cm 170cm 24th - -
25th 90cm 105cm 25th 105cm 140cm 25th 80cm 175cm 25th - -
26th 90cm 105cm 26th 110cm 140cm 26th 70cm 175cm 26th - -
27th 50cm 90cm 27th 110cm 150cm 27th 70cm 180cm 27th - -
28th 55cm 95cm 28th 100cm 155cm 28th 70cm 170cm 28th - -
29th 55cm 105cm 29th 105cm 165cm 29th - - 29th - -
30th 50cm 120cm 30th 100cm 170cm 30th 30th - -
31st 60cm 110cm 31st 100cm 180cm 31st 31st - -

Mashike Choei Syokanbetsudake Facilities

Ski School: Not available Snowboard School: Not available
There is no ski or snowboard school at Mashike Choei Syokanbetsudake. 
Equipment Rental
Ski Rental: Not available Snowboard Rental: Not available
There is no ski and snowboard equipment available. 
Children Facilities
Children's facilities
There are no special facilities for children. 
Park Information
Park information
There are no special snow park facilities. 

Mashike Choei Syokanbetsudake Season & Opening Times

Typical season is from Mid December until Mid March
October November December January February March April May June July
Weekends and holidays Normally open from 10:00am until 5:00pm
Weekdays Normally open from 10:00am until 5:00pm
'Nighta' (night skiing)
Weekends and holidays Sometimes
Weekdays Sometimes
Opening information
Opening information
Mashike Choei Syokanbetsudake is generally open from 10:00am until 5:00pm in the daytime.

Nighta operations usually on Fridays and Saturdays in January and February and on weekdays and Saturdays in March (5:00pm until 9:00pm).

On Sundays and national holidays opening times are 9:30am until 5:00pm.

Mashike Choei Syokanbetsudake Lift Ticket Charges

Adults Child
Junior High School age & under
1 Day 2,500 yen 1,500 yen 1,500 yen
1 Lift Coupon 240 yen 120 yen
11 Lift Coupons 2,400 yen 1,200 yen
Nighta 1,000 yen 1,000 yen
30 Days 10,000 yen 5,000 yen 7,500 yen
Season Ticket 24,000 yen 12,000 yen 18,000 yen
Lift Ticket Information Nighta operations on Fridays and Saturdays from January until March.

The 30 Day ticket is valid for 30 days from the day of purchase.

Getting to Mashike Choei Syokanbetsudake

By public transport
6.6km from Mashike Station on the Rumoi Honsen line
Transport Information
Mashike Station on the Rumoi Honsen line is just over 6km from the ski hill.
A free shuttle bus operates between central Mashike and the ski hill on weekends in the peak season.
By Car
27.6km from the Rumoi Owada IC on the Fukugawa Rumoi Expressway
78.8km from the Fukagawa IC on the Hokkaido Expressway
Nearest national route: Route 231 (5.1km away)
Nearest prefecture road: Prefecture Road 546
Mashike Choei Syokanbetsudake is located close to the side of Prefecture Road 546 to the south of Mashike town centre.

From the town centre, head south on Route 230 and then Prefecture Road 546. The ski hill is on the left side of the road. There is a small signpost by the road that goes up to the base.

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There is a car park at the base of the ski hill for up to 250 vehicles. Parking is free every day of the season.

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2019-2020 SEASON INFO
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