Yakurai (Kami Town, Miyagi)

Yakurai
やくらい
(宮城県 加美町)
Planned season: Saturday 14th December 2019 until Sunday 8th March 2020
Normally closed on weekdays, some exceptions
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
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22"
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600m
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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%
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Yakurai Snow Depth Statistics

Official snow depth numbers from the current season and previous season
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19/20
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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
 

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 closed on weekdays
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.

Normally closed on weekdays, some exceptions.

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
Current resort snow depth
Daily updates during snow season
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