Sahoro Resort (Shintoku Town, Hokkaido)

Sahoro Resort
サホロリゾート (北海道 新得町)
Planned season: Friday 1st December 2017 until Sunday 15th April 2018
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Sahoro Resort is located in the southern region of Shintoku town in central Hokkaido. The resort is on the eastern slopes of Mt Sahoro and about 12km to the north of the main town centre area. A new northern area increased the size of the resort by about 50% for the 2016-2017 season, serviced by a new quad lift. The new area opened up five new courses and for the 2017-2018 season all five courses will be opened as a 'Powder Area' - ungroomed courses, not suitable for beginners. Sahoro Resort Bear Mountain - a kind of 'higuma bear safari park' - is open outside of the winter season and located by the base of the ski hill.

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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Sahoro Resort Snow Depth Statistics

Official snow depth numbers from the current season and previous season
December January February March
1st 30cm - 1st 80cm 130cm 1st 90cm 150cm 1st 125cm 170cm
2nd 40cm - 2nd 80cm 130cm 2nd 90cm 150cm 2nd 140cm 170cm
3rd 40cm - 3rd 80cm 130cm 3rd 90cm 150cm 3rd 140cm 170cm
4th 40cm - 4th 80cm 130cm 4th 90cm 150cm 4th 140cm 170cm
5th 50cm - 5th 80cm 130cm 5th 90cm 150cm 5th 150cm 170cm
6th 55cm - 6th 80cm 130cm 6th 100cm 160cm 6th 150cm 185cm
7th 55cm - 7th 90cm 130cm 7th 100cm 160cm 7th 150cm 185cm
8th 65cm - 8th 100cm 130cm 8th 100cm 160cm 8th 170cm 180cm
9th 85cm - 9th 100cm 120cm 9th 100cm 160cm 9th 200cm 180cm
10th 85cm - 10th 100cm 130cm 10th 110cm 160cm 10th 200cm 180cm
11th 90cm - 11th 100cm 130cm 11th 110cm 160cm 11th 200cm 180cm
12th 100cm - 12th 90cm 130cm 12th 110cm 160cm 12th 200cm 180cm
13th 100cm - 13th 90cm 140cm 13th 110cm 160cm 13th 190cm 180cm
14th 100cm - 14th 90cm 140cm 14th 110cm 160cm 14th 180cm 175cm
15th 100cm 60cm 15th 90cm 140cm 15th 110cm 160cm 15th 180cm 165cm
16th 100cm 60cm 16th 90cm 120cm 16th 120cm 150cm 16th 170cm 165cm
17th 70cm 60cm 17th 90cm 120cm 17th 120cm 150cm 17th 160cm 165cm
18th 70cm 60cm 18th 90cm 120cm 18th 120cm 150cm 18th 150cm 165cm
19th 70cm 60cm 19th 90cm 120cm 19th 120cm 160cm 19th 150cm 165cm
20th 70cm 80cm 20th 95cm 130cm 20th 120cm 180cm 20th 150cm 165cm
21st 70cm 75cm 21st 95cm 130cm 21st 120cm 180cm 21st 150cm 165cm
22nd 70cm 75cm 22nd 100cm 130cm 22nd 120cm 170cm 22nd 140cm 165cm
23rd 70cm 75cm 23rd 100cm 150cm 23rd 125cm 165cm 23rd 140cm 165cm
24th 70cm 85cm 24th 100cm 155cm 24th 125cm 165cm 24th 140cm 165cm
25th 70cm 120cm 25th 100cm 155cm 25th 120cm 165cm 25th 140cm 170cm
26th 70cm 120cm 26th 90cm 155cm 26th 125cm 180cm 26th 140cm 170cm
27th 70cm 120cm 27th 90cm 140cm 27th 125cm 180cm 27th 140cm 170cm
28th 80cm 120cm 28th 90cm 140cm 28th 125cm 180cm 28th 140cm 170cm
29th 80cm 115cm 29th 90cm 140cm 29th - - 29th 130cm 170cm
30th 80cm 115cm 30th 90cm 155cm 30th 30th 130cm 170cm
31st 80cm 130cm 31st 90cm 155cm 31st 31st 100cm 170cm

Previous Statistics

Sahoro Resort Facilities

Ski School: Available Snowboard School: Available
Ski and snowboard lessons are available at Sahoro Resort. 
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
There is a 'Kids Park' at the base of the resort.

A child care service is available in the resort hotel. Charges apply. 
Park Information
Park information
There are a few 'Attraction Areas' at Sahoro as well as a snowmobile course. 

Sahoro Resort Season & Opening Times

Typical season is from Early December until Mid April
October November December January February March April May June July
Weekends and holidays Normally open from 9:00am until 6:00pm
Weekdays Normally open from 9:00am until 6:00pm
'Nighta' (night skiing)
Weekends and holidays No
Weekdays No
Opening information
Opening information
Sahoro Resort is open from 9:00am until 6:00pm on weekdays and Saturdays, until 4:00pm until 15th December 2017 and from 1st April 2018.

There is no nighta beyond 6:00pm at this resort.

Sahoro Resort Lift Ticket Charges

Adults Child
4 years to Elementary School age
60 years & over
1 Day 5,600 yen 4,500 yen 4,500 yen
4 Hours 4,500 yen 3,620 yen 3,620 yen
1 Lift Coupon 470 yen 400 yen
11 Lift Coupons 3,800 yen 3,100 yen
Gondola 1 way 1,210 yen 1,000 yen
Gondola return 1,950 yen 1,600 yen
After 4 Hours (from 1pm) 3,400 yen 2,720 yen
Beginner 4 Hours 2,800 yen 2,250 yen
Season Ticket 34,020 yen 62,370 yen
Lift Ticket Information The Beginners Ticket is valid only on the Number 1 high speed lift, the Number 2 high speed lift, the Number 6 lift and the Number 6 pair lift.

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 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 88,000 yen for adults, 63,600 yen for high school students and 52,000 yen for younger children.

Getting to Sahoro Resort

By public transport
11.9km from Shintoku Station on the Nemuro Honsen Line
18.9km from Ochiai Station on the Nemuro Honsen Line
Transport Information
Sahoro Resort is about 12km to the south of Shintoku Station on the Nemuro Honsen line.

>> More information on the Nemuro Honsen train line
A free shuttle bus is available from Shintoku Station to Sahoro Resort. Prior reservations for this service are requested.
By Car
25.1km from the Tokachi Shimizu IC on the Doto Expressway
28.8km from the Tomamu IC on the Doto Expressway
Nearest national route: Route 38 (1.6km away)
Nearest prefecture road: Prefecture Road 1085
Sahoro is located about 2km off Route 38 (Tokachi National Highway).

Arriving from Sapporo and western regions, Tomamu IC is the most convenient exit on the Doto Expressway.

From the Tomamu IC exit, turn right onto Prefecture Road 136 and continue heading north on this road for about 11km until reaching the junction with Route 38 (Karikachi National Highway).
Continue on this road for about 16km until reaching the signs for Sahoro Resort on the left hand side of the road. Turn left and follow the road to resort base.

From the Tokachi Shimizu IC exit, turn right onto Route 274 (Nissho Toge National Highway) and continue for just under 4km until reaching Route 38. Turn left onto Route 38 and head north for just over 19km until reaching the signs for Sahoro Resort on the right hand side of the road. Turn right and follow the road to resort base.

>> More information on Doto Expressway
Parking is available at the base of the resort.

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As the 2018-2019 winter season approaches, we will gradually be updating the information for every ski resort in Japan.

Many ski resorts in Japan do not update their own information until the autumn months and so our process of updating information will be ongoing until November.

Resorts usually open and close around the same time each season - if the 2017-2018 planned season dates are still displayed on this page, they can be used as a good indication of the season length.

(Late May 2018)
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