Sapporo Teine (Sapporo City, Hokkaido)

Sapporo Teine
サッポロテイネ (北海道 札幌市)
Planned season: Saturday 17th November 2018 until Monday 6th May 2019
Official snow depth 120cm (5cm) [updated on 9th December 2018]

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Sapporo Teine is located on Mt Teine in the Teine Ward of Sapporo city, and to the north-west of the city centre. Originally it was two separate ski hills called Teine Olympia and Teine Highland. Teine Olympia has been operating since 1965. Various events at the Sapporo Olympics in 1972 were held at Teine Olympia including alpine skiing, bobsleigh and luge. Teine Highland opened after the Olympics in 1974. A gondola that properly connected the two areas was opened in 2004 and since 2005 the re-named 'Sapporo Teine' has been operating fully as one. There are still some nods to the past though, with the two areas named Olympia Zone and Highland Zone.

‘Teine Gate’, near the Summit Patrol Center, allows access to backcountry at Sapporo Teine.

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

1023m
660m
340m
38"
15
6000m
10
25%
40%
35%
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 1 1 1 7 0 0

Sapporo Teine Snow Depth Statistics

Official snow depth numbers from the current season and previous season
December January February March
18/19
season
17/18
season
18/19
season
17/18
season
18/19
season
17/18
season
18/19
season
17/18
season
1st 90cm 130cm 1st - 180cm 1st - 260cm 1st - 330cm
2nd 100cm 130cm 2nd - 190cm 2nd - 260cm 2nd - 330cm
3rd 100cm 130cm 3rd - 195cm 3rd - 260cm 3rd - 350cm
4th 90cm 130cm 4th - 195cm 4th - 260cm 4th - 350cm
5th 65cm 130cm 5th - 195cm 5th - 260cm 5th - 340cm
6th 70cm 150cm 6th - 195cm 6th - 275cm 6th - 340cm
7th 90cm 150cm 7th - 210cm 7th - 275cm 7th - 340cm
8th 115cm 150cm 8th - 225cm 8th - 275cm 8th - 340cm
9th 120cm 160cm 9th - 225cm 9th - 275cm 9th - 330cm
10th - 160cm 10th - 225cm 10th - 275cm 10th - 330cm
11th - 160cm 11th - 225cm 11th - 275cm 11th - 330cm
12th - 160cm 12th - 225cm 12th - 280cm 12th - 330cm
13th - 160cm 13th - 225cm 13th - 280cm 13th - 320cm
14th - 160cm 14th - 235cm 14th - 280cm 14th - 310cm
15th - 160cm 15th - 235cm 15th - 290cm 15th - 305cm
16th - 160cm 16th - 235cm 16th - 290cm 16th - 310cm
17th - 160cm 17th - 235cm 17th - 305cm 17th - 320cm
18th - 160cm 18th - 235cm 18th - 305cm 18th - 345cm
19th - 160cm 19th - 235cm 19th - 330cm 19th - 345cm
20th - 170cm 20th - 235cm 20th - 330cm 20th - 345cm
21st - 170cm 21st - 235cm 21st - 330cm 21st - 345cm
22nd - 170cm 22nd - 235cm 22nd - 330cm 22nd - 340cm
23rd - 170cm 23rd - 235cm 23rd - 330cm 23rd - 340cm
24th - 170cm 24th - 240cm 24th - 330cm 24th - 335cm
25th - 170cm 25th - 240cm 25th - 330cm 25th - 320cm
26th - 170cm 26th - 250cm 26th - 330cm 26th - 320cm
27th - 180cm 27th - 255cm 27th - 330cm 27th - 315cm
28th - 185cm 28th - 255cm 28th - 330cm 28th - 310cm
29th - 180cm 29th - 260cm 29th - - 29th - 305cm
30th - 180cm 30th - 260cm 30th 30th - 295cm
31st - 180cm 31st - 260cm 31st 31st - 290cm

Previous Statistics

Sapporo Teine Facilities

School
School
Ski School: Available Snowboard School: Available
Ski and snowboard lessons are available at Sapporo Teine. 
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 'Kyoryu (Dinosaur) Kids Park' is located at the base of the Olympia Zone. 
Park Information
Park information
The 'Hit Park' is located by the base of the Highland Zone. There is also a 'Beginners Cross' course in the Olympia Zone. 

Sapporo Teine Season & Opening Times

Typical season is from Mid November until Early May
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
Highland Zone opening dates:
17th November 2018 - 7th April 2019 (daily)
13th April - 6th May 2019 (* weekends and holidays only)
9:00am until 5:00pm
No nighta

Olympia Zone opening dates:
1st December 2018 - 31st March 2019 (daily)
9:00am until 5:00pm
Nighta from 4:00pm until 9:00pm

Sapporo Teine Lift Ticket Charges

Adults Child
Elementary School age & under
Older Child
High School age
Senior
60 years & over
1 Day 5,200 yen 2,600 yen 4,200 yen 4,200 yen
6 Hours 4,400 yen 2,500 yen 3,700 yen 3,700 yen
4 Hours 4,000 yen 2,400 yen 3,400 yen 3,400 yen
2 Hours 3,000 yen
1 Point 380 yen 270 yen 380 yen 380 yen
13 Points 4,200 yen 2,900 yen 4,200 yen 4,200 yen
Nighta (4pm-9pm) 2,000 yen 1,200 yen 2,000 yen 2,000 yen
Season Ticket (nighta) 26,000 yen 16,000 yen
Lunch Pack 5,700 yen 3,300 yen 4,600 yen 4,600 yen
Lift Ticket Information The 6 Hour ticket is valid for 6 hours from time of purchase.
The 4 Hour ticket is valid for 4 hours from time of purchase.
The 2 Hour ticket is valid for 2 hours from time of purchase.
The Lunch Pack includes a 1,000 yen lunch voucher as well as 1 day lift ticket.

The Nighta season ticket is valid from 1st December 2018 until 31st March 2019 from 4:00pm until 9:00pm.

The 'K Winter Pass' is a season ticket that covers four snow resorts in Hokkaido - Sapporo Teine, Rusutsu Resort, Sahoro Resort and Nakayamatoge. (And also 4 overseas resorts!) Note: Mount Racey is no longer part of the ticket.

There are three levels of the K Winter Pass ticket - Premium, Gold and Standard - each including varying discounts for ski school and rental for the ticket owner and friends. The full price for the Standard ticket is 88,500 yen for adults, 64,100 yen for high school students and 52,500 yen for younger children.

Getting to Sapporo Teine

By public transport
Train
Train
7.1km from Teine Station on the Hakodate Honsen Line
17.2km from Sapporo Station on the Hakodate Honsen Line
Transport Information
Information
Teine Station on the Hakodate Honsen line is about 7km from the ski hill.

Sapporo Station is about 17km away.

>> More information on the Hakodate Honsen train line
bus
Bus
Various bus services to Sapporo Teine are available. Check with the resort for the latest.
By Car
Car
5.8km from the Teine IC on the Sasson Expressway
Nearest national route: Route 5 (6.2km away)
Direction
Direction
Sapporo Teine is about 6km from the Teine IC exit on the Sasson Expressway.

>> More information on Sasson Expressway

About 60 minutes from Shin Chitose Airport.
About 40 minutes from central Sapporo city.
About 30 minutes from central Otaru city.

Parking
Parking
There is parking for about 3,000 vehicles near the base of Sapporo Teine.

More Information

Visit official website
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Address
Address
Tenei Honchi 593-3
Teine-ku
Sapporo-shi
Hokkaido
006-0029
Telephone
Telephone
011-682-6000
2018-2019 SEASON UPDATES
As of Sunday 9th December, we still need to update the information for about 50 ski hills around Japan. They are mostly very small ones and the information can be very hard to find. We are working to get them all updated as quickly as possible... hopefully within the next week!
Current resort snow depth
120cm
(5cm)
(change since last update)
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