Yunomaru (Tomi City, Nagano)

湯の丸 (長野県 東御市)
Planned season: Thursday 23rd November 2017 until mid April 2018
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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. It 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 - 1st 70cm 50cm 1st 110cm 140cm 1st 110cm 170cm
2nd 30cm - 2nd 70cm 50cm 2nd 110cm 150cm 2nd 110cm 170cm
3rd 30cm - 3rd 90cm 50cm 3rd 110cm 150cm 3rd 110cm 170cm
4th 30cm - 4th 90cm 50cm 4th 110cm 150cm 4th 100cm 170cm
5th 30cm - 5th 90cm 50cm 5th 110cm 150cm 5th 90cm 170cm
6th 40cm - 6th 90cm 50cm 6th 110cm 150cm 6th 90cm 160cm
7th 40cm - 7th 90cm 50cm 7th 110cm 150cm 7th 90cm 160cm
8th 40cm - 8th 90cm 50cm 8th 110cm 150cm 8th 90cm 160cm
9th 40cm - 9th 80cm 70cm 9th 110cm 150cm 9th 80cm 160cm
10th 40cm - 10th 90cm 70cm 10th 110cm 160cm 10th 80cm 160cm
11th 40cm - 11th 90cm 70cm 11th 110cm 160cm 11th 80cm 160cm
12th 40cm - 12th 90cm 70cm 12th 110cm 160cm 12th 80cm 160cm
13th 40cm - 13th 90cm 80cm 13th 110cm 160cm 13th 80cm 150cm
14th 40cm - 14th 90cm 90cm 14th 110cm 160cm 14th 80cm 150cm
15th 40cm 30cm 15th 90cm 90cm 15th 110cm 160cm 15th 80cm 150cm
16th 40cm 40cm 16th 90cm 100cm 16th 110cm 160cm 16th 80cm 160cm
17th 40cm 40cm 17th 90cm 120cm 17th 110cm 160cm 17th 80cm 150cm
18th 40cm 40cm 18th 90cm 120cm 18th 110cm 160cm 18th 80cm 150cm
19th 40cm 40cm 19th 90cm 120cm 19th 110cm 160cm 19th 70cm 150cm
20th 40cm 40cm 20th 90cm 120cm 20th 110cm 160cm 20th 70cm 150cm
21st 50cm 40cm 21st 90cm 140cm 21st 110cm 170cm 21st 70cm 150cm
22nd 40cm 40cm 22nd 90cm 140cm 22nd 110cm 170cm 22nd 85cm 150cm
23rd 40cm 40cm 23rd 100cm 140cm 23rd 110cm 170cm 23rd 85cm 150cm
24th 50cm 40cm 24th 90cm 140cm 24th 110cm 170cm 24th 85cm 150cm
25th 50cm 40cm 25th 110cm 140cm 25th 110cm 170cm 25th 85cm 150cm
26th 50cm 40cm 26th 110cm 140cm 26th 110cm 170cm 26th 65cm 150cm
27th 50cm 40cm 27th 110cm 140cm 27th 110cm 170cm 27th 80cm 160cm
28th 70cm 50cm 28th 110cm 140cm 28th 100cm 170cm 28th 80cm 160cm
29th 70cm 50cm 29th 110cm 140cm 29th - - 29th 70cm 150cm
30th 70cm 50cm 30th 110cm 140cm 30th 30th 70cm 120cm
31st 70cm 50cm 31st 110cm 140cm 31st 31st 70cm 150cm

Previous Statistics

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 rental is available. 
Children Facilities
Children's facilities
The 'Kids Park' is by the base of the Number 2 course and entry is free.

There is a child care facility - reservations not needed, charges apply (2,500 yen for half a day and 5,000 yen for a full day). 
Park Information
Park information
'Yunomaru Snowmobile Land' operates on weekends and holidays. Charges apply. 

Yunomaru Season & Opening Times

Typical season is from Late November until Mid April
October November December January February March April May June July
Weekends and holidays Normally open from 7:30am until 5:00pm
Weekdays Normally open from 8:30am until 4:30pm
'Nighta' (night skiing)
Weekends and holidays No
Weekdays No
Opening information
Opening information
Yunomaru is open from 8:30am until 4:30pm. Opening at 7:30am on weekends in the main season.

There is no nighta at this ski hill.

Yunomaru Lift Ticket Charges

Adults Child
Elementary School age
60 years & over
1 Day (weekend) 4,000 yen 2,500 yen 3,000 yen
1 Day (weekday) 3,800 yen 2,000 yen 2,500 yen
2 Days 7,000 yen 4,500 yen 5,500 yen
4 Hours 3,000 yen 2,000 yen 2,500 yen
1 Lift Coupon 500 yen 300 yen 400 yen
9 Lift Coupons 3,000 yen 2,000 yen 2,500 yen
Season Ticket (all) 33,000 yen 15,000 yen 25,000 yen
Season Ticket (weekdays) 25,000 yen
Lift Ticket Information A number of family tickets are also available:

2 adults + 1 child: 9,000 yen on weekends and holidays; 7,500 yen on weekdays.
2 adults + 2 children: 10,000 yen on weekends and holidays; 9,000 yen on weekdays.
1 adult + 1 child: 5,500 yen on weekends and holidays; 5,000 yen on weekdays.
1 adult + 2 children: 7,000 yen on weekends and holidays; 6,500 yen on weekdays.

Children of elementary school age and below can ride the lifts for free on the 1st and 3rd Sundays of the month.

Ladies Day is every Wednesday and Thursday (except 3rd and 4th January 2018). On those days a 1 day ticket for ladies is 2,000 yen.

Mens Day is every Tuesday (except 2nd January 2018). On those days a 1 day ticket for men is 2,000 yen.

Senior Day is every Friday (except 29th December 2017). On those days a 1 day ticket for seniors is 1,000 yen.

Getting to Yunomaru

By public transport
24.4km from Ueda 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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No shuttle bus service information is available.
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 from the Tobu Yunomaru IC exit on the Joshinetsu Expressway. Head north from the Tomi area on Prefecture Road 94 up to the ski hill.

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.

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