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: Saturday 21st December 2018 until Sunday 17th March 2019
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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 areas of this ski hill are left ungroomed.

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 70cm 65cm 1st 100cm 190cm 1st 65cm 150cm
2nd - - 2nd 70cm 65cm 2nd 105cm 190cm 2nd 65cm 150cm
3rd - - 3rd 70cm 105cm 3rd 105cm 180cm 3rd 60cm 120cm
4th - - 4th 70cm 105cm 4th 90cm 170cm 4th 60cm 120cm
5th - - 5th 60cm 105cm 5th 90cm 170cm 5th 50cm 110cm
6th - - 6th 60cm 105cm 6th 90cm 170cm 6th 50cm 110cm
7th - - 7th 65cm 105cm 7th 90cm 180cm 7th 45cm 110cm
8th - - 8th 65cm 100cm 8th 90cm 180cm 8th 45cm 100cm
9th - - 9th 75cm 80cm 9th 90cm 180cm 9th 45cm 100cm
10th - - 10th 75cm 100cm 10th 90cm 170cm 10th 45cm 100cm
11th - - 11th 75cm 160cm 11th 90cm 150cm 11th 45cm 100cm
12th - - 12th 70cm 160cm 12th 90cm 170cm 12th 25cm 90cm
13th - - 13th 70cm 160cm 13th 90cm 170cm 13th - 90cm
14th - - 14th 65cm 160cm 14th 90cm 180cm 14th - 90cm
15th - - 15th 60cm 150cm 15th 90cm 165cm 15th - 80cm
16th - - 16th 60cm 140cm 16th 90cm 160cm 16th - 70cm
17th - - 17th 60cm 130cm 17th 95cm 160cm 17th - 70cm
18th - - 18th 60cm 120cm 18th 100cm 170cm 18th - 70cm
19th - - 19th 75cm 120cm 19th 90cm 170cm 19th - -
20th - - 20th 75cm 120cm 20th 80cm 160cm 20th - -
21st 20cm - 21st 80cm 120cm 21st 80cm 160cm 21st - -
22nd 20cm 30cm 22nd 80cm 120cm 22nd 75cm 160cm 22nd - -
23rd 20cm 30cm 23rd 85cm 130cm 23rd 75cm 160cm 23rd - -
24th 20cm 30cm 24th 90cm 160cm 24th 75cm 160cm 24th - -
25th 20cm 20cm 25th 95cm 180cm 25th 70cm 150cm 25th - -
26th 15cm 20cm 26th 95cm 180cm 26th 70cm 140cm 26th - -
27th 15cm 50cm 27th 95cm 195cm 27th 65cm 140cm 27th - -
28th 30cm 60cm 28th 95cm 195cm 28th 65cm 150cm 28th - -
29th 60cm 70cm 29th 100cm 195cm 29th - - 29th - -
30th 70cm 70cm 30th 100cm 195cm 30th 30th - -
31st 70cm 65cm 31st 100cm 200cm 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
There is a usually small 'Snow Park' by the Number 3 pair lift. 

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 3,200 yen 1,800 yen 2,800 yen
5 Hours 2,700 yen 1,800 yen 2,400 yen
3 Hours 2,500 yen 1,800 yen 2,100 yen
1 Lift Coupon 320 yen 320 yen 320 yen
Nighta 1,500 yen 1,200 yen 1,500 yen
Season Ticket 23,000 yen 16,000 yen 18,000 yen
Lift Ticket Information The one day ticket is valid for nighta.

A family ticket for 1 adult and 1 child is 4,200 yen.
A family ticket for 2 adults and 1 child is 6,800 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.
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 1,500 vehicles at the base of the ski hill. Parking is free every day of the season.

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