Sky Valley (Kami Town, Hyogo)

Sky Valley
スカイバレイ (兵庫県 香美町)
Planned season: Saturday 22nd December 2018 until Sunday 31st March 2019

Official snow depth --- [updated on 16th December 2018]

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Sky Valley is located in Yabu city in the north-western region of Hyogo Prefecture, on the eastern slopes of Mt Hachibuse. It is connected with the Hyperbowl Tohachi resort and they share a common lift ticket. It has been operating since 1982.

Hyogo Prefecture is located in the Kansai region of western Japan. It stretches the width of the country and has a coastline both on the Sea of Japan to the north and on the Seto Inland Sea to the south. Most of the ski and snowboard resorts in Hyogo Prefecture are located in the northern region of the Prefecture.

The Mountain

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Sky Valley Snow Depth Statistics

Official snow depth numbers from the current season and previous season
December January February March
1st - - 1st - 170cm 1st - 215cm 1st - 160cm
2nd - - 2nd - 175cm 2nd - 210cm 2nd - 155cm
3rd - - 3rd - 180cm 3rd - 215cm 3rd - 145cm
4th - - 4th - 185cm 4th - 205cm 4th - 140cm
5th - - 5th - 185cm 5th - 215cm 5th - 125cm
6th - - 6th - 185cm 6th - 215cm 6th - 120cm
7th - - 7th - 185cm 7th - 215cm 7th - 120cm
8th - - 8th - 180cm 8th - 220cm 8th - 115cm
9th - - 9th - 160cm 9th - 215cm 9th - 120cm
10th - - 10th - 155cm 10th - 210cm 10th - 120cm
11th - - 11th - 160cm 11th - 200cm 11th - 120cm
12th - - 12th - 160cm 12th - 210cm 12th - 115cm
13th - - 13th - 160cm 13th - 210cm 13th - 110cm
14th - - 14th - 185cm 14th - 210cm 14th - 105cm
15th - - 15th - 185cm 15th - 205cm 15th - 95cm
16th - - 16th - 170cm 16th - 195cm 16th - 90cm
17th - - 17th - 155cm 17th - 190cm 17th - 90cm
18th - - 18th - 145cm 18th - 200cm 18th - 85cm
19th - - 19th - 140cm 19th - 200cm 19th - 80cm
20th - - 20th - 130cm 20th - 195cm 20th - 75cm
21st - - 21st - 125cm 21st - 190cm 21st - 85cm
22nd - - 22nd - 125cm 22nd - 200cm 22nd - 85cm
23rd - 80cm 23rd - 135cm 23rd - 200cm 23rd - 85cm
24th - 70cm 24th - 135cm 24th - 200cm 24th - 80cm
25th - 65cm 25th - 155cm 25th - 190cm 25th - 80cm
26th - 75cm 26th - 190cm 26th - 185cm 26th - -
27th - 135cm 27th - 210cm 27th - 180cm 27th - -
28th - 170cm 28th - 210cm 28th - 170cm 28th - -
29th - 175cm 29th - 210cm 29th - - 29th - -
30th - 175cm 30th - 220cm 30th 30th - -
31st - 170cm 31st - 215cm 31st 31st - -

Previous Statistics

Sky Valley Facilities

Ski School: Available Snowboard School: Available
Ski and snowboard lessons are available at Sky Valley. 
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 kids area is located near the Number 3 Resthouse up on the slopes and is free to enter.

A new child-care facility opens for the 2018-2019 season in the Number 1 Resthouse building (mostly weekends and holidays). 
Park Information
Park information
There are a few Park Areas at Sky Valley - The Number 1 Board Park features an 80m long half pipe and the Number 2 Board Park features a variety of items. There are other items found around the slopes of this ski hill. 

Sky Valley Season & Opening Times

Typical season is from Mid December until Late March
October November December January February March April May June July
Weekends and holidays Normally open from 8:00am until 4:40pm
Weekdays Normally open from 8:00am until 4:40pm
'Nighta' (night skiing)
Weekends and holidays No
Weekdays No
Opening information
Opening information
Sky Valley is open from 8:00am until 4:50pm on weekdays and from 8:00am on weekends and holidays.

There is no nighta at this resort.

Sky Valley Lift Ticket Charges

Adults Child
Elementary School age
60 years & over
1 Day (weekend & holidays) 4,000 yen 2,000 yen 3,500 yen
1 Day (weekdays) 3,500 yen 2,000 yen 3,000 yen
AM / PM (weekend & holidays) 3,000 yen 1,500 yen 2,500 yen
AM / PM (weekdays) 2,500 yen 1,500 yen 2,000 yen
1 Lift Coupon 500 yen 500 yen 500 yen
Season Ticket (all) 35,000 yen 20,000 yen
Season Ticket + Parking 45,000 yen
Month (December or January) 15,000 yen 12,000 yen
Month (February) 15,000 yen 12,000 yen
Month (March) 13,000 yen 10,000 yen
Lift Ticket Information The lift tickets and season tickets are valid at both Sky Valley and the connecting Hyperbowl Tohachi.

The Morning ticket is valid from opening until 12:00pm.

The Afternoon ticket is valid from 12:00am until closing.

Every Friday is Ladies Day when women can enjoy 500 yen off the cost of a one day lift ticket.

Getting to Sky Valley

By public transport
24.7km from Yoka Station on the Sanin Honsen line
42.5km from Toyo-oka Station on the Sanin Honsen line
Transport Information
Sky Valley is just under 25km from Yoka Station on the Sanin Honsen line.
No shuttle bus service information is available.

Private bus services are available from various nearby major cities.
By Car
20.5km from the Yokahyonosen IC on the Bantan Renraku Road
36km from the Wadayama IC on the Bantan Renraku Road
Nearest national route: Route 9 (3.6km away)
Nearest prefecture road: Prefecture Road 531
Sky Valley is just over 20km from the Yokahyonosen IC exit of the Bantan Renraku Road.

From the IC exit turn left onto Route 9 and continue on that road for about 17km. Turn left at the traffic lights onto Prefecture Road 269 and then after another 1km turn left onto Prefecture Road 531. The turn off to the left for Sky Valley is just under 2km along this road.

About 120 minutes from Osaka
About 120 minutes from Okayama
About 150 minutes from Kyoto
There are a number of car parks for up to 500 vehicles close to the base of Sky Valley

Parking costs 1,000 yen per vehicle on weekdays and 1,500 yen on Saturdays, Sundays and holidays.

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