Miyagi Zao Shichikashuku (Shichikashuku Town, Miyagi)

Miyagi Zao Shichikashuku
(宮城県 七ヶ宿町)
Planned season: Friday 20th December 2019 until Sunday 15th March 2020
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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 hill 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

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Miyagi Zao Shichikashuku Snow Depth Statistics

Official snow depth numbers from the current season and previous season
December January February March
1st - - 1st 5cm 70cm 1st 3cm 100cm 1st - 65cm
2nd - - 2nd 8cm 70cm 2nd 3cm 105cm 2nd - 65cm
3rd - - 3rd 8cm 70cm 3rd 3cm 105cm 3rd - 60cm
4th - - 4th 10cm 70cm 4th 3cm 90cm 4th - 60cm
5th - - 5th 10cm 60cm 5th 2cm 90cm 5th - 50cm
6th - - 6th 8cm 60cm 6th - 90cm 6th - 50cm
7th - - 7th 10cm 65cm 7th 0cm 90cm 7th - 45cm
8th - - 8th 10cm 65cm 8th - 90cm 8th - 45cm
9th - - 9th 3cm 75cm 9th - 90cm 9th - 45cm
10th - - 10th 0cm 75cm 10th - 90cm 10th - 45cm
11th - - 11th 0cm 75cm 11th - 90cm 11th - 45cm
12th - - 12th 0cm 70cm 12th - 90cm 12th - 25cm
13th - - 13th 0cm 70cm 13th - 90cm 13th - -
14th - - 14th 3cm 65cm 14th - 90cm 14th - -
15th - - 15th 3cm 60cm 15th - 90cm 15th - -
16th - - 16th 5cm 60cm 16th - 90cm 16th - -
17th - - 17th 10cm 60cm 17th - 95cm 17th - -
18th - - 18th 10cm 60cm 18th - 100cm 18th - -
19th - - 19th 3cm 75cm 19th - 90cm 19th - -
20th 0cm - 20th 5cm 75cm 20th - 80cm 20th - -
21st 0cm 20cm 21st 15cm 80cm 21st - 80cm 21st - -
22nd 0cm 20cm 22nd 10cm 80cm 22nd - 75cm 22nd - -
23rd 5cm 20cm 23rd 15cm 85cm 23rd - 75cm 23rd - -
24th 0cm 20cm 24th 10cm 90cm 24th - 75cm 24th - -
25th 0cm 20cm 25th 8cm 95cm 25th - 70cm 25th - -
26th 0cm 15cm 26th 5cm 95cm 26th - 70cm 26th - -
27th 0cm 15cm 27th 5cm 95cm 27th - 65cm 27th - -
28th 5cm 30cm 28th 3cm 95cm 28th - 65cm 28th - -
29th 3cm 60cm 29th 3cm 100cm 29th - - 29th - -
30th 3cm 70cm 30th 3cm 100cm 30th 30th - -
31st 2cm 70cm 31st 2cm 100cm 31st 31st - -

Previous Statistics

Miyagi Zao Shichikashuku Facilities

Ski School: Available Snowboard School: Available
Ski and snowboard lessons are available at Miyagi Zao Shichikashuku. 
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
Weekends and holidays Normally open from 9:00am until 4:30pm
Weekdays Normally open from 9:00am until 4:30pm
'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.

Nighta 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
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 2019-2020 Season Lift Tickets

The one day ticket is valid for nighta.

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
36.2km from Shiroishi Zao Station on the Tohoku Shinkansen line
25.9km from Takahata Station on the Ou Honsen Line
Transport 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
More information on the Ou Honsen train line
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 resort (15 minutes).
By 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)
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 hill.

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

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

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(Updated 24th September)

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