Asahi Prime (Asahi Village, Nagano)

Asahi Prime
(長野県 朝日村)
Planned season: Saturday 14th December 2019 until Sunday 8th March 2020
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Asahi Prime is a small hill located in Asahi village to the west of Shiojiri city in the central region of Nagano Prefecture. It is just over 11km to the south west of Matsumoto Airport.

Nagano Prefecture is located in the Chubu region of the main island of Honshu. Most of the Northern Alps, Central Alps and Southern Alps are located within Nagano (along with neighbouring prefectures). Nagano has the second highest number of ski and snowboard resorts in all of Japan and they are spread around the whole prefecture. Nagano city and many of the major ski resorts are located in the northern region.

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The Mountain

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Asahi Prime Snow Depth Statistics

Official snow depth numbers from the current season and previous season
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Previous Statistics

Asahi Prime Facilities

Ski School: Available Snowboard School: Available
Ski and snowboard lessons are available at Asahi Prime.
Telemark lessons are also available. 
Equipment Rental
Ski Rental: Available Snowboard Rental: Available
Ski and snowboard equipment rental is available.
Wear and other smaller items including sledges are also available to rent. 
Children Facilities
Children's facilities
The Kids Park area - where sledging is allowed - complete with a big inflatable 'thingy', is located by the base of the ski hill.

Entry is 350 yen and it is open from 10:00am until 3:00pm. Open from 21st December 2019 until 24th February 2020. 
Park Information
Park information

Asahi Prime Season & Opening Times

Typical season is from Mid December until Early March
October November December January February March April May June July
Weekends and holidays Normally open from 9:00am until 4:00pm
Weekdays Normally open from 9:00am until 4:00pm
'Nighta' (night skiing)
Weekends and holidays Sometimes
Weekdays No
Opening information
Opening information
Asahi Prime is mostly open from 9:00am until 4:00pm during the daytime.

Open until 6:00pm on the following dates:
- 2nd-3rd, 5th, 13th, 19th, 26th January 2020
- 2nd, 8th-9th, 15th-16th, 22nd-24th, 29th February 2020
- 1st, 7th-8th March 2020

Open until 9:30pm on the following dates:
- 4th, 11th-12th, 18th, 25th January 2020
- 1st February 2020

Open from 3:00pm until 9:30pm on the following dates:
- 12th-14th, 17th-21st, 25th-28th February 2020
- 2nd-6th March 2020

When open for nighta, all areas are available.

Asahi Prime Lift Ticket Charges

Adults Child
Elementary School age & under
Older Child
High School age
55 years & over
1 Day (holidays) 3,600 yen 2,600 yen 3,100 yen 3,100 yen
1 Day (weekdays) 3,000 yen 2,200 yen 2,600 yen 2,600 yen
3 Hours 2,600 yen 1,800 yen 2,200 yen 2,200 yen
5 Hours 2,800 yen 2,000 yen 2,400 yen 2,400 yen
10 Lift Coupons 4,200 yen 3,200 yen 3,700 yen 3,700 yen
100 Minutes (from 2pm) 2,000 yen 2,000 yen 2,000 yen 2,000 yen
Season Ticket (all) 20,000 yen 12,000 yen
Season Ticket (weekdays) 12,000 yen
Season Ticket (nighta only) 10,000 yen
Season (weekday & nighta) 15,000 yen
5 Days 15,000 yen
Lift Ticket Information 2019-2020 Season Lift Tickets

A one day 'pre-open' ticket until 20th December 2019 is 1,200 yen.

There are no special ticket for nighta. A 1 day ticket includes nighta, and the hourly tickets can also be used for nighta.

The 5 Day ticket can be used on any five days during the 2019-2020 season.

Childrens Day is 15th December 2019, 19th January 2020 and 16th February 2020. On those days children can buy a one day ticket at half price.

Family Packs
1 adult + 1 child: 6,200 yen on holidays; 5,200 yen on weekdays
1 adult + 2 children: 8,800 yen on holidays; 7,400 yen on weekdays
1 adult + 3 children: 11,400 yen on holidays; 9,600 yen on weekdays
2 adults + 1 child: 9,800 yen on holidays; 8,200 yen on weekdays
2 adults + 2 children: 12,400 yen on holidays; 10,400 yen on weekdays
2 adults + 3 children: 15,000 yen on holidays; 12,600 yen on weekdays

Getting to Asahi Prime

By public transport
13.2km from Shiojiri Station on the Chuo Honsen line
13.2km from Shiojiri Station on the Shinonoi Line
Transport Information
Asahi Prime is located in a really prime location in the village of Asahi, just off Prefecture Road 292.

This area is to the south west of Matsumoto City and fairly close to Matsumoto Airport.

>> More information on the Shinonoi train line
No specific bus service information is available.
By Car
15.1km from the Shiojiri Kita IC on the Nagano Expressway
17.2km from the Shiojiri IC on the Nagano Expressway
19.3km from the Matsumoto IC on the Nagano Expressway
Nearest national route: Route 19 (11.6km away)
Nearest prefecture road: Prefecture Road 292
Asahi Prime is just over 15km from Shiojiri Kita IC exit of the Nagano Expressway.

From the western side of central Shiojiri take Route 19 and then Prefecture Road 292 to head towards Asahi village and the ski hill.

>> More information on the Nagano Expressway
There are a number of car parks close to the base of Asahi Prime. Parking is free every day of the season.

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