Ishikari Heigen (Tobetsu Town, Hokkaido)

Ishikari Heigen
石狩平原
(北海道 当別町)
Planned season: Saturday 26th December 2020 until early March 2020
'Pre-open' from 19th December 2020
Official snow depth Daily updates during snow season

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Ishikari Heigen is a small ski area located in Tobetsu town to the north east of Sapporo and about one hour drive from the main city.

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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Ishikari Heigen Facilities

School
School
Ski School: Available Snowboard School: Not available
There is a ski school at Ishikari Heigen. 
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
There is a sledding course area at the base of the ski area. 
Park Information
Park information
 

Ishikari Heigen Season & Opening Times

Typical season is from Late December until Early March
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Daytime
Daytime
Weekends and holidays Normally open from 9:00am until 8:00pm
Weekdays Normally open from 9:00am until 4:00pm
Nighta
'Nighta' (night skiing)
Weekends and holidays Yes
Weekdays No
Opening information
Opening information
Ishikari Heigen is normally open from 9:00am.

Until 17th January 2021 it is open until 6:00pm on weekdays and until 7:30pm on weekends and holidays.
From 18th January 2020, it is open until 4:00pm on weekdays and until 7:30pm on weekends and holidays.

Ishikari Heigen might have a special opening from 19th December... if there is enough snow.

Ishikari Heigen Lift Ticket Charges

Adults Child
Elementary School age & under
Senior
7 Hours 3,500 yen 3,000 yen
4 Hours 3,000 yen 2,500 yen
2 Hours 2,200 yen 1,800 yen
1 Lift Coupon 300 yen 250 yen
12 Lift Coupons 3,000 yen 2,500 yen
Nighta 1,600 yen 1,100 yen
Season Ticket (all) 33,000 yen 28,000 yen
Season Ticket (weekdays) 12,000 yen 12,000 yen
Lift Ticket Information 2020-2021 Season lift tickets

Getting to Ishikari Heigen

By public transport
Train
Train
5.1km from Ishikari Tobetsu Station on the Sassho line
32.5km from Sapporo Station on the Hakodate Honsen Line
Transport Information
Information
Ishikari Heigen is about 5km from Ishikari Tobetsu Station on the Sassho line.
bus
Bus
There is a local free bus service going to the ski area from Tobetsu Station during the main season.
By Car
Car
20.5km from the Ebetsu Nishi IC on the Hokkaido Expressway
21.4km from the Ebetsu Higashi IC on the Hokkaido Expressway
25.3km from the Kariki IC on the Sasson Expressway
Nearest national route: Route 275 (6.1km away)
Nearest prefecture road: Prefecture Road 28
Direction
Direction
Ishikari Heigen is about 21km from the Ebetsu Nishi IC and Ebetsu Higashi IC exits of the Hokkaido Expressway.

The ski hill is found about 6km off Route 275 to the north of central Tobetsu town.

>> More information on Hokkaido Expressway


Parking
Parking
There is parking for 200 vehicles at the base of the ski area.

More Information

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Address
Address
Benkebetsu 2991
Tobetsu-cho
Ishikari-gun
Hokkaido
061-0208
Telephone
Telephone
01332-3-1101
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