Sapporo Teine (Sapporo City, Hokkaido)

Sapporo Teine
(北海道 札幌市)
Planned season: Saturday 23rd November 2019 until Wednesday 6th May 2020
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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

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Sapporo Teine Snow Depth Statistics

Official snow depth numbers from the current season and previous season
December January February March
1st - 90cm 1st - 180cm 1st - 250cm 1st - 270cm
2nd - 100cm 2nd - 180cm 2nd - 250cm 2nd - 265cm
3rd - 100cm 3rd - 180cm 3rd - 250cm 3rd - 260cm
4th - 90cm 4th - 180cm 4th - 250cm 4th - 255cm
5th - 65cm 5th - 190cm 5th - 250cm 5th - 255cm
6th - 70cm 6th - 210cm 6th - 250cm 6th - 245cm
7th - 90cm 7th - 220cm 7th - 260cm 7th - 245cm
8th - 115cm 8th - 220cm 8th - 280cm 8th - 245cm
9th - 120cm 9th - 220cm 9th - 280cm 9th - 245cm
10th - 130cm 10th - 220cm 10th - 280cm 10th - 240cm
11th - 130cm 11th - 230cm 11th - 280cm 11th - 240cm
12th - 130cm 12th - 240cm 12th - 280cm 12th - 240cm
13th - 130cm 13th - 240cm 13th - 280cm 13th - 240cm
14th - 130cm 14th - 240cm 14th - 280cm 14th - 240cm
15th - 140cm 15th - 230cm 15th - 280cm 15th - 240cm
16th - 140cm 16th - 230cm 16th - 280cm 16th - 240cm
17th - 140cm 17th - 240cm 17th - 280cm 17th - 240cm
18th - 143cm 18th - 250cm 18th - 280cm 18th - 240cm
19th - 150cm 19th - 250cm 19th - 280cm 19th - 255cm
20th - 160cm 20th - 250cm 20th - 270cm 20th - 255cm
21st - 160cm 21st - 250cm 21st - 270cm 21st - 250cm
22nd - 160cm 22nd - 250cm 22nd - 270cm 22nd - 250cm
23rd - 160cm 23rd - 250cm 23rd - 270cm 23rd - 260cm
24th - 160cm 24th - 250cm 24th - 270cm 24th - 260cm
25th - 160cm 25th - 250cm 25th - 270cm 25th - 260cm
26th - 160cm 26th - 250cm 26th - 270cm 26th - 260cm
27th - 170cm 27th - 250cm 27th - 270cm 27th - 270cm
28th - 170cm 28th - 250cm 28th - 270cm 28th - 270cm
29th - 170cm 29th - 250cm 29th - - 29th - 270cm
30th - 170cm 30th - 250cm 30th 30th - 270cm
31st - 180cm 31st - 250cm 31st 31st - 265cm

Previous Statistics

Sapporo Teine Facilities

Ski School: Available Snowboard School: Available
Ski and snowboard lessons are available at Sapporo Teine. 
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 Late November until Early May
October November December January February March April May June July
Weekends and holidays Normally open from 9:00am until 8:45pm
Weekdays Normally open from 9:00am until 8:45pm
'Nighta' (night skiing)
Weekends and holidays Yes
Weekdays Yes
Opening information
Opening information
Highland Zone opening dates:
Open daily
Normally 9:00am until 4:45pm
No nighta

Olympia Zone opening dates:
7th December 2019 - 29th March 2020
Normally 9:00am until 4:00pm
Nighta until 8:45pm

Sapporo Teine Lift Ticket Charges

Adults Child
Elementary School age & under
Older Child
High School age
60 years & over
1 Day 5,400 yen 2,800 yen 4,400 yen 4,400 yen
6 Hours 4,500 yen 2,600 yen 3,800 yen 3,800 yen
4 Hours 4,100 yen 2,500 yen 3,500 yen 3,500 yen
2 Hours 3,100 yen
2 Points 600 yen 800 yen
12 Points 3,100 yen 4,300 yen
Nighta (4pm-9pm) 2,100 yen 1,300 yen 2,100 yen
Season Ticket (nighta) 27,000 yen 16,000 yen
Lift Ticket Information The 6 Hour ticket is valid for six hours from time of purchase.
The 4 Hour ticket is valid for four hours from time of purchase.
The 2 Hour ticket is valid for two 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 7th December 2018 until 29th March 2020 from 4:00pm until 9:00pm (last lift at 8:45pm).

The 'K Winter Pass' is a season ticket that covers four snow resorts in Hokkaido - Sapporo Teine, Rusutsu Resort, Sahoro Resort and Nakayamatoge.

There are three levels of the K Winter Pass ticket - Premium, Gold and Standard - each including varying discounts for ski school, rental for the ticket owner and friends and other stuff. The full price for the Standard ticket is 90,200 yen for adults; 65,300 yen for high school students and 53,500 yen for younger children. The most expensive Premium ticket costs 161,600 yen!

Getting to Sapporo Teine

By public transport
7.1km from Teine Station on the Hakodate Honsen Line
17.2km from Sapporo Station on the Hakodate Honsen Line
Transport 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
Various bus services to Sapporo Teine are available. Check with the resort for the latest.
By Car
5.8km from the Teine IC on the Sasson Expressway
Nearest national route: Route 5 (6.2km away)
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.

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

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