Yunomaru (Tomi City, Nagano)

(長野県 東御市)
Planned season: Saturday 20th November 2021 until Sunday 3rd April 2022
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Yunomaru is located in Tomi city in the eastern region of Nagano Prefecture, right close by the border with Gunma Prefecture. At a high elevation this region often enjoys good snow conditions. In fact, it boasts of being 'the closest powder snow ski resort to Tokyo'. There are slopes on either side of the main base area and car parks at Yunomaru, but the main area is on the eastern side. Yunomaru dates back to 1928 with the main development happening in the early 60's.

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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Yunomaru Snow Depth Statistics

Official snow depth numbers from the current season and previous season
December January February March
1st 30cm 0cm 1st - 75cm 1st - 100cm 1st - 95cm
2nd 30cm 0cm 2nd - 75cm 2nd - 105cm 2nd - 95cm
3rd 30cm 0cm 3rd - 80cm 3rd - 105cm 3rd - 85cm
4th 30cm 30cm 4th - 80cm 4th - 105cm 4th - 85cm
5th 30cm 30cm 5th - 80cm 5th - 105cm 5th - 85cm
6th 30cm 30cm 6th - 80cm 6th - 105cm 6th - 80cm
7th - 30cm 7th - 80cm 7th - 105cm 7th - 80cm
8th - 30cm 8th - 80cm 8th - 105cm 8th - 80cm
9th - 30cm 9th - 90cm 9th - 105cm 9th - 80cm
10th - 30cm 10th - 90cm 10th - 105cm 10th - 80cm
11th - 30cm 11th - 90cm 11th - 105cm 11th - 80cm
12th - 30cm 12th - 90cm 12th - 105cm 12th - 80cm
13th - 30cm 13th - 90cm 13th - 105cm 13th - 85cm
14th - 30cm 14th - 90cm 14th - 100cm 14th - 95cm
15th - 40cm 15th - 90cm 15th - 95cm 15th - 95cm
16th - 50cm 16th - 90cm 16th - 100cm 16th - 95cm
17th - 60cm 17th - 95cm 17th - 100cm 17th - 95cm
18th - 60cm 18th - 95cm 18th - 100cm 18th - 95cm
19th - 60cm 19th - 95cm 19th - 105cm 19th - 90cm
20th - 65cm 20th - 95cm 20th - 105cm 20th - 90cm
21st - 65cm 21st - 95cm 21st - 105cm 21st - 85cm
22nd - 65cm 22nd - 95cm 22nd - 105cm 22nd - 75cm
23rd - 65cm 23rd - 95cm 23rd - 100cm 23rd - 75cm
24th - 65cm 24th - 100cm 24th - 100cm 24th - 75cm
25th - 65cm 25th - 100cm 25th - 100cm 25th - 70cm
26th - 65cm 26th - 100cm 26th - 100cm 26th - 70cm
27th - 60cm 27th - 100cm 27th - 100cm 27th - 70cm
28th - 60cm 28th - 100cm 28th - 100cm 28th - 70cm
29th - 60cm 29th - 100cm 29th - - 29th - 60cm
30th - 60cm 30th - 100cm 30th 30th - 60cm
31st - 70cm 31st - 100cm 31st 31st - 60cm

Yunomaru Facilities

Ski School: Available Snowboard School: Available
Ski and snowboard lessons are available at Yunomaru. 
Equipment Rental
Ski Rental: Available Snowboard Rental: Available
Ski and snowboard equipment & wear rental is available. 
Children Facilities
Children's facilities
The Sori Corner for sledding is by the base of the Number 2 course and entry is free. 
Park Information
Park information
There is a Snow Park in the central area, by the Number 5 lift. 

Yunomaru Season & Opening Times

Typical season is from Late November until Early April
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
Yunomaru is normally open from 8:30am until 4:30pm.

There is no night skiing at Yunomaru.

Yunomaru Lift Ticket Charges

Adults Child
Elementary School age & under
Older Child
High School age
60 years & over
1 Day 4,300 yen 2,500 yen 3,300 yen 3,300 yen
2 Days 7,000 yen 4,000 yen 5,500 yen 5,500 yen
4 Hours 3,500 yen 2,000 yen 2,700 yen 2,700 yen
1 Lift Coupon 500 yen 300 yen 400 yen 400 yen
9 Lift Coupons 3,500 yen 2,000 yen 2,700 yen 2,700 yen
Season Ticket (all) 35,000 yen 18,000 yen 20,000 yen 28,000 yen
Lift Ticket Information 2021-2022 Season Lift Tickets

A number of family tickets are also available:

2 adults + 1 child: 9,500 yen
2 adults + 2 children: 10,000 yen
1 adult + 1 child: 5,500 yen
1 adult + 2 children: 7,500 yen

Early season (until 17th December 2021) and late season (from 24th March 2022) tickets available at a reduced charge:

3,000 yen adults
1,500 yen child
2,000 yen seniors

Ladies Day is every Wednesday and Thursday (except 29th, 30th December 2021 and 23rd February 2022). On those days a 1 day ticket for ladies is 2,000 yen.

Men's Day is every Tuesday (except 23rd November and 28th December 2021). On those days a 1 day ticket for men is 2,000 yen.

Senior Day is every Friday (except 31st December 2021 and 11th February 2022). On those days a 1 day ticket for seniors is 1,000 yen.

Getting to Yunomaru

By public transport
30.2km from Sakudaira Station on the Hokuriku Shinkansen line
13.8km from Shigeno Station on the Shinano Tetsudo Line
19.1km from Komoro Station on the Shinano Tetsudo Line
Transport Information
Yunomaru is about 14km from Shigeno Station and 19km from Komoro Station on the Shinano Tetsudo Line.

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There is no ski area shuttle bus service available.

A taxi from Shigeno Station or Tanaka Station takes about 30 minutes.
By Car
13.8km from the Tobu Yunomaru IC on the Joshinetsu Expressway
17.8km from the Komoro IC on the Joshinetsu Expressway
Nearest national route: Route 18 (13.2km away)
Nearest prefecture road: Prefecture Road 94
Yunomaru is about 14km (20-25 minutes) from the Tobu Yunomaru IC exit on the Joshinetsu Expressway. Head north from the Tomi area on Prefecture Road 94 up to the ski area.

From the Tobu Yunomaru IC exit, turn left onto Prefecture Road 81 and then soon left onto Prefecture Road, right again and then right once more until reaching the Mihari traffic lights. Turn left at the traffic lights onto Prefecture Road 94. Continue on this road until reaching Yunomaru.

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There is parking for 1,400 cars on 6 car parks in the base area. The car parks are open 24 hours a day and they are free to use.

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