Chateraise Resort Yatsugatake (Kawakami Village, Nagano)

Chateraise Resort Yatsugatake
シャトレーゼスキーリゾート八ヶ岳 (長野県 川上村)
Planned season: Friday 15th December 2017 until Sunday 25th March 2018
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Chateraise Resort Yatsugatake is located on the north-western foothills of Mt Yokoo in Kawakami village in the eastern region of Nagano Prefecture. It is known for fine views of Yatsugatake and has been open since 1989.

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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Chateraise Resort Yatsugatake Snow Depth Statistics

Official snow depth numbers from the current season and previous season
December January February March
1st - - 1st 55cm 45cm 1st 80cm 80cm 1st 105cm 95cm
2nd - - 2nd 55cm 45cm 2nd 85cm 80cm 2nd 105cm 95cm
3rd - - 3rd 55cm 45cm 3rd 85cm 80cm 3rd 105cm 95cm
4th - - 4th 60cm 50cm 4th 90cm 80cm 4th 100cm 95cm
5th - - 5th 60cm 50cm 5th 90cm 80cm 5th 95cm 95cm
6th - - 6th 60cm 50cm 6th 90cm 80cm 6th 95cm 90cm
7th - - 7th 60cm 50cm 7th 90cm 80cm 7th 95cm 90cm
8th - - 8th 60cm 50cm 8th 90cm 80cm 8th 85cm 90cm
9th - - 9th 60cm 60cm 9th 90cm 85cm 9th 80cm 90cm
10th - - 10th 55cm 60cm 10th 95cm 90cm 10th 80cm 90cm
11th - - 11th 60cm 60cm 11th 100cm 90cm 11th 80cm 90cm
12th - - 12th 60cm 60cm 12th 100cm 90cm 12th 80cm 90cm
13th - - 13th 60cm 60cm 13th 100cm 90cm 13th 80cm 90cm
14th - - 14th 65cm 60cm 14th 100cm 90cm 14th 80cm 85cm
15th 30cm 40cm 15th 65cm 60cm 15th 100cm 90cm 15th 75cm 80cm
16th 30cm 40cm 16th 65cm 60cm 16th 100cm 90cm 16th 70cm 80cm
17th 35cm 40cm 17th 65cm 65cm 17th 100cm 90cm 17th 70cm 75cm
18th 40cm 40cm 18th 60cm 65cm 18th 100cm 90cm 18th 70cm 75cm
19th 40cm 40cm 19th 60cm 70cm 19th 100cm 90cm 19th 65cm 70cm
20th 40cm 40cm 20th 60cm 70cm 20th 100cm 90cm 20th 60cm 65cm
21st 45cm 40cm 21st 60cm 75cm 21st 100cm 95cm 21st 60cm 65cm
22nd 45cm 40cm 22nd 65cm 75cm 22nd 100cm 95cm 22nd 65cm 70cm
23rd 45cm 40cm 23rd 70cm 75cm 23rd 100cm 100cm 23rd 65cm 70cm
24th 50cm 35cm 24th 70cm 80cm 24th 100cm 100cm 24th 65cm 70cm
25th 50cm 35cm 25th 75cm 80cm 25th 100cm 95cm 25th 65cm 70cm
26th 50cm 40cm 26th 75cm 80cm 26th 100cm 95cm 26th - 70cm
27th 50cm 35cm 27th 75cm 80cm 27th 100cm 100cm 27th - -
28th 50cm 35cm 28th 75cm 80cm 28th 100cm 95cm 28th - -
29th 50cm 40cm 29th 75cm 80cm 29th - - 29th - -
30th 55cm 40cm 30th 75cm 80cm 30th 30th - -
31st 55cm 40cm 31st 80cm 80cm 31st 31st - -

Previous Statistics

Chateraise Resort Yatsugatake Facilities

Ski School: Available Snowboard School: Available
Ski and snowboard lessons are available at Chateraise Resort Yatsugatake. 
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 'Kids Park' features a number of attractions for young children including a moving walkway, a sledging area and an area to play in the snow. Entry is 500 yen, or free with a half day or day lift ticket. 
Park Information
Park information
There are a number of 'Park' areas at Chateraise Resort Yatsugatake including 'JoyJoy Park' and 'Wanpaku'. 

Chateraise Resort Yatsugatake Season & Opening Times

Typical season is from Mid December until Late March
October November December January February March April May June July
Weekends and holidays Normally open from 8:00am until 5:00pm
Weekdays Normally open from 8:30am until 4:30pm
'Nighta' (night skiing)
Weekends and holidays Sometimes
Weekdays No
Opening information
Opening information
Chateraise Resort Yatsugatake is generally open from 8:30am until 4:30pm on weekdays and from 8:00am until 5:00pm on weekends and holidays.

On Saturdays and other special days between 6th January and 17th March 2018, it is open until 7:00pm for what it calls 'short nighta'. Nighta also open on 29th December until 3rd January, 7th January and 11th February 2018.

Chateraise Resort Yatsugatake Lift Ticket Charges

Adults Child
Pre-Elementary Scool age
Older Child
Elementary & Junior High School age
Master 50-59 years
1 Day (weekends & holidays) 4,000 yen 2,000 yen 3,000 yen 3,000 yen
1 Day (weekdays) 3,500 yen 1,500 yen 2,500 yen 2,500 yen
Half Day (weekends & holidays) 3,000 yen 2,000 yen 2,000 yen
Half Day (weekdays) 2,500 yen 1,500 yen 1,500 yen
1 Lift Coupon 500 yen 500 yen 500 yen
11 Lift Coupons 5,000 yen 5,000 yen 5,000 yen
Short Nighta (4pm-7pm) 1,000 yen 500 yen 1,000 yen
Season Ticket 38,000 yen 18,000 yen 28,000 yen 28,000 yen
Lift Ticket Information People aged 60 years and over are eligible for special 'Senior' tickets (same charge as Pre-elementary school age).

A number of special family lift tickets are available:

Family A set ticket (1 adult and 1 child) - 5,000 yen on holidays and 4,000 yen on weekdays.
Family B set ticket (2 adults and 1 child) - 8,000 yen on holidays and 6,500 yen on weekdays.
Family C set ticket (2 adults and 2 children) - 10,000 yen on holidays and 8,000 yen on weekdays.
Additional children charged 2000 yen on holidays and 1,500 yen on weekdays.

Ladies Day is every weekday (except when they are over New Year and holidays). On those days a 1 day ticket for ladies is 2,500 yen.

Couples Day is every weekday (except when they are over New Year and holidays). On those days a 1 day ticket for one man and one woman is 5,000 yen.

Ski-kodomo-no-hi (Children's Day) is on the third Sunday of the month. On those days, a 1 day ticket for elementary and junior high school age children is 1,500 yen.

The season ticket is valid for nighta, the kids park and also at the nearby Koumi Riekkusu Ski Valley resort.

Getting to Chateraise Resort Yatsugatake

By public transport
46.9km from Sakudaira Station on the Hokuriku Shinkansen line
3.7km from Nobeyama Station on the Koumi Line
25km from Kobuchizawa Station on the Chuo Honsen line
Transport Information
Chateraise Resort Yatsugatake is less than 4km from Nobeyama Station on the Koumi line.

>> More information on the Hokuriku Shinkansen train line
No shuttle bus service from local stations is available.

A taxi from Nobeyama Station takes about 5 minutes.
By Car
20.4km from the Nagasaka IC on the Chuo Expressway
25.9km from the Suwa Minami IC on the Chuo Expressway
42.8km from the Saku Minami IC on the Chubu Odan Expressway
Nearest national route: Route 141 (4km away)
Chateraise Resort Yatsugatake can be reached easily from the Joshinetsu Expressway and Chubu Odan Expressway to the north and from the Chuo Expressway from the south.

From the Nagasaka IC of the Chuo Expressway turn left onto Prefecture Road 32 and after about 500m turn left again onto Prefecture Road 28. After about 12km turn left onto Route 141 and then just over 3km later turn right at the sign to head up to the resort.

>> More information on the Chuo Expressway
There is parking for 1000 vehicles at the base area of the resort on five car parks. Parking is free every day of the season.

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Many ski resorts in Japan do not update their own information until the autumn months and so our process of updating information will be ongoing until November.

Resorts usually open and close around the same time each season - if the 2017-2018 planned season dates are still displayed on this page, they can be used as a good indication of the season length.

(Late May 2018)
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