Kiso Fukushima (Kiso Town, Nagano)

Kiso Fukushima
きそふくしま (長野県 木曽町)
Planned season: Saturday 22nd December 2018 until Sunday 24th March 2019
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Kiso Fukushima is a skiers-only ski hill located by the side of Route 361 in Kiso town in the southern region of Nagano Prefecture. It is located by the side of Route 361.

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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Kiso Fukushima is a skiing-only resort (snowboarding is not allowed)

Kiso Fukushima Snow Depth Statistics

Official snow depth numbers from the current season and previous season
December January February March
1st - - 1st 30cm 70cm 1st 80cm 100cm 1st 70cm 120cm
2nd - - 2nd 30cm 70cm 2nd 80cm 110cm 2nd 60cm 120cm
3rd - - 3rd 30cm 80cm 3rd 80cm 110cm 3rd 60cm 120cm
4th - - 4th 30cm 80cm 4th 75cm 110cm 4th 60cm 120cm
5th - - 5th 30cm 80cm 5th 70cm 110cm 5th 50cm 120cm
6th - - 6th 40cm 80cm 6th 70cm 110cm 6th 50cm 110cm
7th - - 7th 40cm 80cm 7th 70cm 110cm 7th 50cm 110cm
8th - - 8th 40cm 80cm 8th 70cm 120cm 8th 60cm 100cm
9th - - 9th 40cm 80cm 9th 70cm 120cm 9th 60cm 90cm
10th - - 10th 40cm 80cm 10th 70cm 120cm 10th 60cm 90cm
11th - - 11th 40cm 80cm 11th 70cm 120cm 11th 60cm 90cm
12th - - 12th 40cm 80cm 12th 80cm 120cm 12th 60cm 90cm
13th - - 13th 40cm 90cm 13th 80cm 120cm 13th 60cm 80cm
14th - - 14th 40cm 90cm 14th 80cm 120cm 14th 70cm 80cm
15th - - 15th 40cm 90cm 15th 75cm 120cm 15th 70cm 80cm
16th - - 16th 50cm 90cm 16th 80cm 120cm 16th 70cm 60cm
17th - - 17th 50cm 80cm 17th 80cm 120cm 17th 70cm 60cm
18th - - 18th 50cm 80cm 18th 80cm 130cm 18th 80cm 60cm
19th - - 19th 50cm 80cm 19th 80cm 130cm 19th 70cm 50cm
20th - - 20th 50cm 80cm 20th 70cm 130cm 20th 70cm 50cm
21st - - 21st 60cm 80cm 21st 70cm 130cm 21st 60cm 50cm
22nd - - 22nd 60cm 80cm 22nd 70cm 130cm 22nd 60cm -
23rd - 60cm 23rd 60cm 90cm 23rd 70cm 130cm 23rd 60cm -
24th - 60cm 24th 60cm 100cm 24th 70cm 130cm 24th 60cm -
25th - 60cm 25th 60cm 100cm 25th 70cm 130cm 25th - -
26th - 60cm 26th 70cm 100cm 26th 70cm 130cm 26th - -
27th - 70cm 27th 70cm 100cm 27th 70cm 130cm 27th - -
28th 50cm 70cm 28th 70cm 100cm 28th 70cm 130cm 28th - -
29th 50cm 70cm 29th 80cm 100cm 29th - - 29th - -
30th 40cm 70cm 30th 80cm 100cm 30th 30th - -
31st 30cm 70cm 31st 80cm 100cm 31st 31st - -

Previous Statistics

Kiso Fukushima Facilities

Ski School: Available Snowboard School: Not available
Ski lessons are available at Kiso Fukushima. 
Equipment Rental
Ski Rental: Available Snowboard Rental: Not available
Ski and wear rental is available. 
Children Facilities
Children's facilities
The 'Kisofuku Winky Park' area is located by the Family A course and is free to enter with a valid lift ticket - otherwise the entry charge is 500 yen.

A child-care service ('Winky') for children ages 2-6 is available on the 2nd Floor of the Ski Centre building and open on weekends and holidays - 500 yen per 30 minutes. 
Park Information
Park information
There are no special snow park facilities. 

Kiso Fukushima 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 8:30am until 4:30pm
Weekdays Normally open from 8:30am until 4:30pm
'Nighta' (night skiing)
Weekends and holidays No
Weekdays No
Opening information
Opening information
Kiso Fukushima is open from 8:30am until 4:30pm.

There is no nighta at this ski hill.

Kiso Fukushima Lift Ticket Charges

Adults Child
Pre-school age
Older Child
Elementary & Junior High School age
50 years & over
1 Day 4,200 yen 1,500 yen 2,700 yen 3,200 yen
11:30am until close 3,100 yen 1,000 yen 2,100 yen 2,600 yen
1 Lift Coupon 400 yen 400 yen 400 yen 400 yen
10 Lift Coupons 3,500 yen 3,500 yen 3,500 yen 3,500 yen
Season Ticket 29,000 yen 15,000 yen 20,000 yen 25,000 yen
Lift Ticket Information Entry to the park costs 500 yen.

A ticket for people aged 70 and over is also available (2,700 yen for 1 day; 2,300 yen for afternoon ticket).

On most Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays , a special ticket that includes lifts and a 1,000 yen lunch voucher is available for 3,900 yen (adults); 2,700 yen (child). Some exceptions.

On the third Sunday of the January, February and March, children are charged just 1,000 yen.

Various extra benefits are included with season tickets.

Getting to Kiso Fukushima

By public transport
15km from Kiso Fukushima Station on the Chuo Honsen line
42.2km from Inashi Station on the Iida Line
Transport Information
Kiso Fukushima is 15km from Kiso Fukushima Station on the Chuo Honsen line.
A bus to the resort operates from Kiso Fukushima Station. The cost is 200 yen.

A local bus service also stops nearby.
By Car
41.5km from the Ina IC on the Chuo Expressway
72.2km from the Nakatsugawa IC on the Chuo Expressway
82.1km from the Sonohara IC on the Chuo Expressway
Nearest national route: Route 361 (0.2km away)
Kiso Fukushima is 41.5km from the Ina IC exit on the Chuo Expressway.

From the Ina IC exit, turn right onto Prefecture Road 476 and after just over 1km turn left to head to Route 361. Turn right onto Route 361. After about 18km turn left onto Route 19 and then after another 8.5km re-join Route 361 heading north. Kiso Fukushima is just off Route 361 on the right hand side a further 12km along the road.

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There are a number of car parks close to the base area of Kiso Fukushima.

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2019-2020 SEASON INFO
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