Kurumayama Kogen SKYPARK (Chino City, Nagano)

Kurumayama Kogen SKYPARK
車山高原SKYPARK
(長野県 茅野市)
Planned season: Saturday 11th December 2021 until Sunday 3rd April 2022
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Kurumayama Kogen SKYPARK is located by the side the Venus Line road in Chino city in the Kirigamine highland region of central eastern Nagano Prefecture. The ski courses of this resort are located on the eastern slopes of Kurumayama and it is one of the larger resorts in the immediate area. Beautiful mountain scenery - including views of Mt Fuji and the North, Central and South Alps - can enjoyed on a clear day. Snow shoe tours are popular.

This ski resort has been operating since 1965. This resort was previously known as just Kurumayama Kogen. Since the 2017-2018 season, the official name changed to Kurumayama Kogen SKYPARK.

There are a number of ski and snowboard resorts scattered around the mountainous area that stretches from Kirigamine highland and Kurumayama to the north, over to Lake Shirakaba and Mt Tateshina a little further to the east and then Mt Yokodake and the Yatsugatake mountain range further south. This region usually gets a relatively large amount of clearer weather conditions and does not usually receive as much snow as other highland areas. The region is part of the Yatsugatake Chushin Kogen Quasi-National Park and is a popular tourist destination throughout the year.

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

1925m
365m
1560m
38"
8
2000m
8
30%
40%
30%
Skiers
55%
ropeways Ropeways gondolas Gondolas quad lifts Quad lifts triple lifts Triple lifts pair lifts Pair lifts single lifts Single lifts other lifts Other
Boarders
45%
0 0 3 0 5 0 0

Kurumayama Kogen SKYPARK Course Map

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Kurumayama Kogen SKYPARK Snow Depth Statistics

Official snow depth numbers from the current season and previous season
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22nd - - 22nd - 80cm 22nd - 120cm 22nd - 90cm
23rd - 40cm 23rd - 80cm 23rd - 120cm 23rd - 70cm
24th - 40cm 24th - 100cm 24th - 120cm 24th - 70cm
25th - 40cm 25th - 110cm 25th - 120cm 25th - 70cm
26th - 40cm 26th - 110cm 26th - 120cm 26th - 70cm
27th - 40cm 27th - 110cm 27th - 120cm 27th - 70cm
28th - 50cm 28th - 110cm 28th - 120cm 28th - 70cm
29th - 50cm 29th - 110cm 29th - - 29th - 50cm
30th - 50cm 30th - 110cm 30th 30th - 50cm
31st - 60cm 31st - 110cm 31st 31st - 50cm

Previous Statistics

Kurumayama Kogen SKYPARK Facilities

School
School
Ski School: Available Snowboard School: Available
Ski and snowboard lessons are available at Kurumayama Kogen SKYPARK 
Rental
Equipment Rental
Ski Rental: Available Snowboard Rental: Available
Ski and snowboard equipment rental is available.
Ski and snowboard wear rental is also available. 
Children Facilities
Children's facilities
The 'Adventure Land' is located near the base area of the resort snow tubing, snow striders and areas to play in the snow. Entry is free with a valid ski lift ticket, otherwise 2,000 yen on weekends and 1,000 yen on weekdays.

There is a Nursery in the facility at the base for children ages 2-6 years. 1,000 yen for 1 hour and open from 19th December 2020 until 29th March 2021. 
Park Information
Park information
There are two Park areas at Kurumayama Kogen - Park A, Park B - as well as a Cross Course.

Snow shoe tours also available. 

Kurumayama Kogen SKYPARK Season & Opening Times

Typical season is from Mid December until Early April
October November December January February March April May June July
                                                           
Daytime
Daytime
Weekends and holidays Normally open from 8:00am until 6:00pm
Weekdays Normally open from 8:30am until 4:30pm
Nighta
'Nighta' (night skiing)
Weekends and holidays Sometimes
Weekdays No
Opening information
Opening information
Kurumayama Kogen is normally open from 8:30am until 4:30pm on weekdays and from 8:00am until 4:30pm on weekends and holidays in the daytime.

Kurumayama Kogen SKYPARK Lift Ticket Charges

Adults Child
Elementary School age
Older Child
High School age
Senior
50 years & over
1 Day 4,800 yen 2,800 yen 4,200 yen 4,200 yen
2 Days 7,200 yen 4,200 yen 6,000 yen 6,000 yen
4 Hours 3,800 yen 2,400 yen 3,400 yen 3,400 yen
1 Lift Coupon 600 yen 600 yen 600 yen 600 yen
6 Lift Coupons 3,000 yen 3,000 yen 3,000 yen 3,000 yen
Season Ticket 50,000 yen 40,000 yen
Lift Ticket Information 2021-2022 Season lift tickets

The 4 Hour ticket is valid for four hours from the time of purchase.

Getting to Kurumayama Kogen SKYPARK

By public transport
Train
Train
40.6km from Sakudaira Station on the Hokuriku Shinkansen line
21.8km from Chino Station on the Chuo Honsen line
Transport Information
Information
Chino Station on the Chuo Honsen line is about 22km to the south west of the resort.

Sakudaira Station on the Hokuriku Shinkansen line is just over from Kurumayama Kogen.

>> More information on the Hokuriku Shinkansen train line

bus
Bus
A bus service to Kurumayama Kogen from Chino Station takes about 60 minutes.

A taxi from Chino Station takes about 40 minutes and costs around 8,000 yen.
By Car
Car
25.1km from the Suwa IC on the Chuo Expressway
27.3km from the Suwa Minami IC on the Chuo Expressway
38.7km from the Saku Minami IC on the Chubu Odan Expressway
Nearest national route: Route 152 (3.4km away)
Nearest prefecture road: Prefecture Road 40
Direction
Direction
Kurumayama Kogen is located by the side of Prefecture Road 40, otherwise known as the Venus Line.

The nearest exit on the Chuo Expressway is Suwa IC.

From the Suwa IC exit, go straight ahead and then at the junction after less than 1km turn left onto Route 20. After about 3.5km turn right onto Prefecture Road 40 (Venus Line) and then keep on this road to head up to the ski hill. Kurumayama Kogen is on the left hand side of the road.

>> More information on Chuo Expressway

About 2 and a half hours from Tokyo.
About 2 and a half hours from Nagoya.
About 4 and a half hours from Osaka.
Parking
Parking
There are 5 parking areas with a capacity of about 1500 vehicles. Parking is free and open 24 hours a day. A bus takes people from the further car parks on busy days.

More Information

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Address
Address
Kitayama 3413
Chino-shi
Nagano-ken
391-0301
Telephone
Telephone
0266-68-2626
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