Yakurai (Kami Town, Miyagi)

Yakurai
やくらい (宮城県 加美町)
Planned season: Late December 2018 until early March 2019
Official snow depth Daily updates during snow season

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Yakurai is a small ski hill located to the west of Kami town centre in the north-western region of Miyagi Prefecture. There is one pair lift and one rope-tow (in the kids course area).

Miyagi Prefecture is part of the northern Tohoku region of the main island of Honshu. It has a long Pacific coastline and is bordered with Iwate Prefecture to the north, Yamagata Prefecture to the west and Fukushima Prefecture to the south. The ski hills in Miyagi Prefecture are found in the mountainous regions stretching from the north to south of the western region of the prefecture.

The Mountain

320m
110m
210m
22"
2
600m
2
0%
20%
80%
Skiers
60%
ropeways Ropeways gondolas Gondolas quad lifts Quad lifts triple lifts Triple lifts pair lifts Pair lifts single lifts Single lifts other lifts Other
Boarders
40%
0 0 0 0 1 0 1

Yakurai Snow Depth Statistics

Official snow depth numbers from the current season and previous season
December January February March
18/19
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17/18
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18/19
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17/18
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18/19
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17/18
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18/19
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17/18
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1st - - 1st 40cm 40cm 1st 60cm 80cm 1st 40cm 90cm
2nd - - 2nd 40cm 50cm 2nd 60cm 80cm 2nd 30cm 90cm
3rd - - 3rd 40cm 60cm 3rd 60cm 80cm 3rd 30cm 80cm
4th - - 4th 30cm 60cm 4th 60cm 80cm 4th - 80cm
5th - - 5th 30cm 60cm 5th 60cm 80cm 5th - 80cm
6th - - 6th 30cm 50cm 6th 60cm 80cm 6th - 80cm
7th - - 7th 30cm 50cm 7th 60cm 80cm 7th - 80cm
8th - - 8th 30cm 50cm 8th 60cm 80cm 8th - 80cm
9th - - 9th 30cm 50cm 9th 50cm 80cm 9th - 80cm
10th - - 10th 30cm 50cm 10th 50cm 100cm 10th - 60cm
11th - - 11th 30cm 50cm 11th 50cm 100cm 11th - 60cm
12th - - 12th 30cm 50cm 12th 50cm 120cm 12th - -
13th - - 13th 30cm 60cm 13th 50cm 120cm 13th - -
14th - - 14th 30cm 60cm 14th 50cm 120cm 14th - -
15th 0cm - 15th 30cm 60cm 15th 50cm 120cm 15th - -
16th 0cm 30cm 16th 30cm 60cm 16th 50cm 120cm 16th - -
17th - 20cm 17th 30cm 60cm 17th 50cm 100cm 17th - -
18th - 20cm 18th 30cm 60cm 18th 50cm 100cm 18th - -
19th - 20cm 19th 40cm 60cm 19th 50cm 100cm 19th - -
20th - 20cm 20th 50cm 50cm 20th 50cm 100cm 20th - -
21st - 20cm 21st 50cm 50cm 21st 50cm 100cm 21st - -
22nd - 20cm 22nd 50cm 50cm 22nd 50cm 100cm 22nd - -
23rd - 20cm 23rd 50cm 50cm 23rd 40cm 100cm 23rd - -
24th - 20cm 24th 50cm 50cm 24th 40cm 100cm 24th - -
25th - 20cm 25th 50cm 50cm 25th 40cm 90cm 25th - -
26th - 20cm 26th 60cm 50cm 26th 40cm 90cm 26th - -
27th - - 27th 60cm 80cm 27th 40cm 90cm 27th - -
28th - 40cm 28th 60cm 80cm 28th 40cm 90cm 28th - -
29th 30cm 60cm 29th 60cm 80cm 29th - - 29th - -
30th 40cm 50cm 30th 60cm 80cm 30th 30th - -
31st 40cm 50cm 31st 60cm 80cm 31st 31st - -

Yakurai Facilities

School
School
Ski School: Not available Snowboard School: Not available
There is no ski or snowboard school at Yakurai. 
Rental
Equipment Rental
Ski Rental: Available Snowboard Rental: Available
Ski, snowboard and cross-country ski equipment rental is available. 
Children Facilities
Children's facilities
Entry to the kids area costs 500 yen. The tubing course also costs 500 yen. Both of those are for 1 day. 
Park Information
Park information
There are no special snow park facilities. 

Yakurai Season & Opening Times

Typical season is from Late December until Early March
October November December January February March April May June July
                                                           
Daytime
Daytime
Weekends and holidays Normally open from 9:30am until 4:00pm
Weekdays Normally open from 9:30am until 4:00pm
Nighta
'Nighta' (night skiing)
Weekends and holidays No
Weekdays No
Opening information
Opening information
Yakurai is open from 9:30am until 4:00pm.

There is no nighta at this ski hill.

Yakurai Lift Ticket Charges

Adults Child Senior
1 Day 2,500 yen 2,000 yen
1 Lift Coupon 300 yen
Season Ticket 5,500 yen 3,500 yen

Getting to Yakurai

By public transport
Train
Train
24.9km from Furukawa Station on the Tokaido Shinkansen line
18.3km from Nishi Furukawa Station on the Rikuutou line
Transport Information
Information
Yakurai Family is about 18km from Nishi Furukawa Station.

>> More information on the Tohoku Shinkansen train line
bus
Bus
No shuttle bus service information is available.
By Car
Car
24.3km from the Furukawa IC on the Tohoku Expressway
25.4km from the Sanbongi Smart IC on the Tohoku Expressway
Nearest national route: Route 347 (3.4km away)
Direction
Direction
Yakurai is about 25km from the Furukawa IC exit and Sanbongi Smart IC exit on the Tohoku Expressway.

From the west side of Furukawa city head west on Route 347. The ski hill is to the left side of this main road on the other side of Kami town centre.

>> More information on Tohoku Expressway
Parking
Parking
There is parking for 700 vehicles close to the base.

More Information

Visit official website
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Address
Address
Ajigafukuro Yakuraihara 1-9
Kami-machi
Kami-gun
Miyagi-ken
981-4375
Telephone
Telephone
0229-67-7272
2019-2020 SEASON INFO
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