Sahoro Resort (Shintoku Town, Hokkaido)

Sahoro Resort
(北海道 新得町)
Planned season: Tuesday 1st December 2020 until Wednesday 31st March 2021
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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 now operate 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 0cm 30cm 1st 120cm 75cm 1st 120cm 120cm 1st 150cm 120cm
2nd 0cm 30cm 2nd 120cm 75cm 2nd 120cm 120cm 2nd 150cm 120cm
3rd 0cm 30cm 3rd 100cm 75cm 3rd 120cm 120cm 3rd 150cm 120cm
4th 0cm 40cm 4th 100cm 90cm 4th 120cm 120cm 4th 180cm 130cm
5th 0cm 80cm 5th 110cm 100cm 5th 120cm 130cm 5th 180cm 130cm
6th 0cm 80cm 6th 110cm 100cm 6th 120cm 130cm 6th 180cm 130cm
7th 0cm 80cm 7th 110cm 100cm 7th 120cm 130cm 7th 180cm 140cm
8th 0cm 40cm 8th 110cm 100cm 8th 120cm 130cm 8th 160cm 140cm
9th 0cm 50cm 9th 110cm 100cm 9th 120cm 130cm 9th 150cm 130cm
10th 0cm 40cm 10th 110cm 100cm 10th 120cm 130cm 10th 150cm 130cm
11th 0cm 40cm 11th 110cm 100cm 11th 130cm 130cm 11th 130cm 130cm
12th 15cm 40cm 12th 100cm 100cm 12th 125cm 130cm 12th 130cm 130cm
13th 15cm 50cm 13th 100cm 100cm 13th 125cm 130cm 13th 130cm 130cm
14th 20cm 50cm 14th 110cm 100cm 14th 120cm 110cm 14th 130cm 130cm
15th 15cm 45cm 15th 110cm 100cm 15th 120cm 110cm 15th 130cm 130cm
16th 15cm 45cm 16th 110cm 100cm 16th 120cm 110cm 16th 130cm 130cm
17th 15cm 50cm 17th 110cm 100cm 17th 120cm 120cm 17th 130cm 130cm
18th 15cm 50cm 18th 110cm 100cm 18th 120cm 130cm 18th 130cm 130cm
19th 70cm 50cm 19th 110cm 100cm 19th 120cm 130cm 19th 130cm 130cm
20th 70cm 50cm 20th 110cm 100cm 20th 120cm 130cm 20th 120cm 130cm
21st 80cm 50cm 21st 110cm 100cm 21st 120cm 130cm 21st 120cm 120cm
22nd 80cm 60cm 22nd 115cm 100cm 22nd 140cm 130cm 22nd 120cm 125cm
23rd 80cm 60cm 23rd 115cm 100cm 23rd 140cm 130cm 23rd 130cm 125cm
24th 80cm 60cm 24th 115cm 100cm 24th 140cm 130cm 24th 130cm 125cm
25th 80cm 60cm 25th 110cm 100cm 25th 150cm 130cm 25th 130cm 125cm
26th 90cm 60cm 26th 110cm 100cm 26th 150cm 130cm 26th 125cm 125cm
27th 120cm 65cm 27th 110cm 100cm 27th 150cm 130cm 27th 125cm 125cm
28th 120cm 55cm 28th 115cm 100cm 28th 150cm 130cm 28th 120cm 125cm
29th 120cm 75cm 29th 110cm 100cm 29th - 130cm 29th 115cm 125cm
30th 120cm 75cm 30th 110cm 100cm 30th 30th 110cm 120cm
31st 120cm 75cm 31st 120cm 120cm 31st 31st 100cm 120cm

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
A child care service is available in the resort hotel. Charges apply. 
Park Information
Park information
Various snow related activities are available at Sahoro including backcountry tours, snow shoeing and snowmobiles. 

Sahoro Resort Season & Opening Times

Typical season is from Late November 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 in early and late season.

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

Sahoro Resort Lift Ticket Charges

Adults Child
4 years to Elementary School age
60 years & over
1 Day 5,800 yen 4,600 yen 4,600 yen
4 Hours 4,600 yen 3,700 yen 3,700 yen
1 Lift Coupon 490 yen 410 yen
11 Lift Coupons 4,000 yen 3,200 yen
Gondola 1 way 1,270 yen 1,030 yen
Gondola return 2,050 yen 1,650 yen
After 4 Hours (from 1pm) 3,500 yen 2,800 yen
Limited 4 Hours 3,000 yen 2,400 yen
Season Ticket 63,800 yen 35,200 yen 63,800 yen
Lift Ticket Information 2020-2021 Season lift tickets

Cheaper one day lift tickets are available during the early and spring season periods.

A lunch pack including a 1-day ticket (5,900 yen adults; 4,700 yen child) and package including a 1-day lift ticket and equipment rental (7,500 yen adults; 6,000 yen child) is also available.

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 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 shuttle bus is available from Shintoku Station to Sahoro Resort. Prior reservations for this service are requested.

A taxi from the station costs around 3,000 yen.
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

About 166km from Sapporo city (2 hours 40 minutes)
About 119km from Asahikawa city (2 hours 15 minutes)
About 54km from Obihiro city (60 minutes)
About 174km from Kushiro city (3 hours 10 minutes)
About 154km from Shin Chitose Airport (2 hours 30 minutes)
About 105km from Asahikawa Airport (1 hour 50 minutes)
Parking is available at the base of the resort.

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