Miyagi Zao Shichikashuku (Shichikashuku Town, Miyagi)

Miyagi Zao Shichikashuku
みやぎ蔵王七ヶ宿
(宮城県 七ヶ宿町)
Planned season: Friday 18th December 2020 until mid March 2021
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Miyagi Zao Shichikashuku is located on the western slopes of Togetadake in Shichikashuku town in the south-western region of Miyagi Prefecture. Mt Zao is to the north east of this ski hill. Route 113 connects this region of Miyagi Prefecture with Yamagata Prefecture.

A few upper course areas of this ski area are left ungroomed and snow shoe tours are available.

Miyagi Prefecture is in the Tohoku region on the north eastern region of the main island of Honshu with a long Pacific coast and bordered with Iwate to the north, Yamagata to the west and Fukushima to the south. The ski hills in Miyagi Prefecture can be found in the mountainous regions stretching from the north to south of the western region of the prefecture.

The Mountain

1000m
460m
540m
37"
6
2200m
4
30%
40%
30%
Skiers
70%
ropeways Ropeways gondolas Gondolas quad lifts Quad lifts triple lifts Triple lifts pair lifts Pair lifts single lifts Single lifts other lifts Other
Boarders
30%
0 0 0 0 3 1 0

Miyagi Zao Shichikashuku Snow Depth Statistics

Official snow depth numbers from the current season and previous season
December January February March
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19/20
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20/21
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1st - - 1st 60cm 5cm 1st 120cm 3cm 1st 95cm -
2nd - - 2nd 70cm 8cm 2nd 115cm 3cm 2nd 85cm -
3rd - - 3rd 70cm 8cm 3rd 120cm 3cm 3rd 80cm -
4th - - 4th 70cm 10cm 4th 125cm 3cm 4th 80cm -
5th - - 5th 80cm 10cm 5th 130cm 2cm 5th 80cm -
6th - - 6th 90cm 8cm 6th 130cm - 6th 70cm -
7th - - 7th 91cm 10cm 7th 100cm 0cm 7th 70cm -
8th - - 8th 95cm 10cm 8th 110cm - 8th 60cm -
9th - - 9th 100cm 3cm 9th 120cm - 9th 60cm -
10th - - 10th 100cm 0cm 10th 135cm - 10th 50cm -
11th - - 11th 100cm 0cm 11th 130cm - 11th 50cm -
12th - - 12th 100cm 0cm 12th 125cm - 12th 50cm -
13th - - 13th 100cm 0cm 13th 120cm - 13th 40cm -
14th - - 14th 100cm 3cm 14th 120cm - 14th - -
15th - - 15th 95cm 3cm 15th 110cm - 15th - -
16th - - 16th 80cm 5cm 16th 110cm - 16th - -
17th - - 17th 80cm 10cm 17th 110cm - 17th - -
18th - - 18th 80cm 10cm 18th 130cm - 18th - -
19th 35cm - 19th 90cm 3cm 19th 130cm - 19th - -
20th 40cm 0cm 20th 90cm 5cm 20th 130cm - 20th - -
21st 60cm 0cm 21st 90cm 15cm 21st 120cm - 21st - -
22nd 60cm 0cm 22nd 85cm 10cm 22nd 100cm - 22nd - -
23rd 60cm 5cm 23rd 80cm 15cm 23rd 95cm - 23rd - -
24th 50cm 0cm 24th 80cm 10cm 24th 95cm - 24th - -
25th 40cm 0cm 25th 80cm 8cm 25th 100cm - 25th - -
26th 45cm 0cm 26th 80cm 5cm 26th 100cm - 26th - -
27th 45cm 0cm 27th 80cm 5cm 27th 100cm - 27th - -
28th 40cm 5cm 28th 80cm 3cm 28th 100cm - 28th - -
29th 40cm 3cm 29th 80cm 3cm 29th - - 29th - -
30th 40cm 3cm 30th 110cm 3cm 30th 30th - -
31st 50cm 2cm 31st 120cm 2cm 31st 31st - -

Previous Statistics

Miyagi Zao Shichikashuku Facilities

School
School
Ski School: Available Snowboard School: Available
Ski and snowboard lessons are available at Miyagi Zao Shichikashuku. 
Rental
Equipment Rental
Ski Rental: Available Snowboard Rental: Available
Ski and snowboard equipment rental is available. 
Children Facilities
Children's facilities
There is a sledging area near base; free to use.

There is a 'Kids Room' (nursery) and 'Kids Corner' by the base. 
Park Information
Park information
No confirmed snow park. But there are a few ungroomed courses on the upper area of the mountain. 

Miyagi Zao Shichikashuku Season & Opening Times

Typical season is from Mid December until Mid March
October November December January February March April May June July
                                                           
Daytime
Daytime
Weekends and holidays Normally open from 9:00am until 4:30pm
Weekdays Normally open from 9:00am until 4:30pm
Nighta
'Nighta' (night skiing)
Weekends and holidays Sometimes
Weekdays No
Opening information
Opening information
Miyagi Zao Shichikashuku is open from 9:00am until 4:30pm in the daytime.

Night skiing is generally on Saturdays until 10:00pm (some exceptions - check for the latest!)

Miyagi Zao Shichikashuku Lift Ticket Charges

Adults Child
Elementary & Junior High School age
Senior
60 years & over
1 Day 3,300 yen 1,900 yen 2,900 yen
5 Hours 2,800 yen 1,900 yen 2,600 yen
3 Hours 2,600 yen 1,900 yen 2,300 yen
1 Lift Coupon 350 yen 320 yen 320 yen
Nighta 1,700 yen 1,500 yen 1,600 yen
Season Ticket 25,000 yen 18,000 yen 20,000 yen
Lift Ticket Information 2020-2021 Season lift tickets

The one day ticket is valid for night skiing.

A family ticket for 1 adult and 1 child is 4,400 yen.
A family ticket for 2 adults and 1 child is 7,100 yen.

Getting to Miyagi Zao Shichikashuku

By public transport
Train
Train
36.2km from Shiroishi Zao Station on the Tohoku Shinkansen line
25.9km from Takahata Station on the Ou Honsen Line
Transport Information
Information
Miyagi Zao Shichikashuku is about 26km from Takahata Station on the Ou Honsen line.

To the east, the Shiroishi Zao Station stop on the Tohoku Shinkansen is about 36km away.

>> More information on the Tohoku Shinkansen train line
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More information on the Ou Honsen train line
bus
Bus
No shuttle bus service information is available.

There are however town operated buses from Shiroishi Zao to Seki (60 minutes) and then from Zao to the ski area (15 minutes).
By Car
Car
24.3km from the Nanyo Takahata IC on the Yonezawa Nanyo Road
32.5km from the Kunimi IC on the Tohoku Expressway
37.8km from the Shiroishi IC on the Tohoku Expressway
Nearest national route: Route 113 (1.4km away)
Direction
Direction
Miyagi Zao Shichikashuku is located a short distance off Route 113 in Shichikashuku town.

The Kunimi IC on the Tohoku Expressway is 32km to the south-east of the ski area.

Over to the west, the Nanyo Takahata IC on the Yonezawa Nanyo Road is about 24km away.

>> More information on Tohoku Expressway
Parking
Parking
There is parking for about 1500 vehicles at the base of the ski hill. Parking is free every day of the season.

More Information

Visit official website
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Address
Address
Mamanoue 123
Shichikashuku-machi
Katta-gun
Miyagi-ken
989-0612
Telephone
Telephone
0224-37-3111
2020-2021 UPDATES
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