Hakkai Sanroku (Minamiuonuma City, Niigata)

Hakkai Sanroku
八海山麓 (新潟県 南魚沼市)
Planned season: Sunday 22nd December 2018 until Sunday 24th March 2019
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Hakkai Sanroku is a small ski hill with two pair lifts located in the northern area of Minamiuonuma city in Niigata Prefecture. There is a cross-country ski course by the base area of Hakkai Sanroku. This ski hill is not to be mistaken with the nearby - and much larger and well-known - Muikamachi Hakkaisan resort.

Niigata Prefecture is located in the central region of Honshu to the north of Tokyo and has a 250km long coastline facing the Sea of Japan. Convenient transportation links make Niigata very easy to get to from Tokyo and other surrounding regions. There are over 50 ski and snowboard resorts in Niigata Prefecture, ranging from small one-lift hills to some of the most well-known and popular ski resorts in Japan. While they are dotted around the mountains of the prefecture, most are concentrated in the southern regions - in particular the Yuzawa town and Minamiuonuma city area in the Chuetsu region and Myoko city in the Joetsu region.

The Mountain

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Hakkai Sanroku Snow Depth Statistics

Official snow depth numbers from the current season and previous season
December January February March
1st - - 1st 90cm 130cm 1st 210cm 230cm 1st 140cm 200cm
2nd - - 2nd 90cm 130cm 2nd 210cm 230cm 2nd 140cm 200cm
3rd - - 3rd 110cm 140cm 3rd 200cm 220cm 3rd 130cm 200cm
4th - - 4th 110cm 160cm 4th 190cm 210cm 4th 130cm 190cm
5th - - 5th 110cm 170cm 5th 190cm 220cm 5th 120cm 180cm
6th - - 6th 110cm 170cm 6th 180cm 230cm 6th 120cm 170cm
7th - - 7th 120cm 170cm 7th 180cm 220cm 7th 110cm 170cm
8th - - 8th 130cm 160cm 8th 180cm 230cm 8th 110cm 170cm
9th - - 9th 150cm 160cm 9th 190cm 230cm 9th 110cm 160cm
10th - - 10th 170cm 160cm 10th 210cm 220cm 10th 110cm 150cm
11th - - 11th 150cm 150cm 11th 210cm 210cm 11th 100cm 150cm
12th - - 12th 140cm 160cm 12th 210cm 220cm 12th 100cm 140cm
13th - - 13th 140cm 160cm 13th 210cm 260cm 13th 100cm 140cm
14th - - 14th 130cm 170cm 14th 220cm 270cm 14th 110cm 140cm
15th - - 15th 120cm 170cm 15th 220cm 250cm 15th 110cm 130cm
16th - - 16th 120cm 160cm 16th 210cm 230cm 16th 100cm 130cm
17th - - 17th 130cm 150cm 17th 210cm 220cm 17th 90cm 130cm
18th - - 18th 140cm 150cm 18th 200cm 250cm 18th 90cm 120cm
19th - - 19th 160cm 140cm 19th 190cm 270cm 19th 80cm 120cm
20th - - 20th 150cm 140cm 20th 180cm 260cm 20th 70cm 110cm
21st - - 21st 160cm 130cm 21st 170cm 260cm 21st 60cm 110cm
22nd - - 22nd 170cm 130cm 22nd 170cm 250cm 22nd - 110cm
23rd - 80cm 23rd 170cm 140cm 23rd 170cm 240cm 23rd - 110cm
24th - 70cm 24th 180cm 160cm 24th 160cm 240cm 24th - 110cm
25th - 60cm 25th 200cm 200cm 25th 150cm 240cm 25th - 110cm
26th - 60cm 26th 210cm 220cm 26th 150cm 230cm 26th - -
27th - 120cm 27th 220cm 240cm 27th 150cm 220cm 27th - -
28th 40cm 140cm 28th 220cm 250cm 28th 140cm 210cm 28th - -
29th 60cm 150cm 29th 220cm 250cm 29th - - 29th - -
30th 80cm 160cm 30th 220cm 250cm 30th 30th - -
31st 90cm 140cm 31st 210cm 250cm 31st 31st - -

Previous Statistics

Hakkai Sanroku Facilities

Ski School: Available Snowboard School: Not available
Ski lessons are available at Hakkai Sanroku. 
Equipment Rental
Ski Rental: Available Snowboard Rental: Available
Ski and snowboard equipment rental is available. 
Children Facilities
Children's facilities
There is a sledging course at the base of the hill. 
Park Information
Park information
There are no special snow park facilities. 

Hakkai Sanroku 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 4:30pm
Weekdays Normally open from 9:00am until 4:30pm
'Nighta' (night skiing)
Weekends and holidays No
Weekdays No
Opening information
Opening information
Hakkai Sanroku is open from 9:00am until 4:30pm on weekdays and from 8:00am until 4:30pm on Saturdays, Sundays and national holidays.

It is open from 8:00am until 4:30pm from 30th December until 3rd January.

There is no nighta at this ski hill.

Hakkai Sanroku Lift Ticket Charges

Adults Child
Elementary School age
Older Child
High School age
60 years & over
1 Day 3,000 yen 2,200 yen 2,200 yen
2 Days 5,300 yen 3,500 yen 3,500 yen
4 Hours 2,300 yen 1,700 yen 1,700 yen
1 Lift Coupon 300 yen 200 yen 200 yen
6 Lift Coupons 1,500 yen 1,000 yen 1,000 yen
Season Ticket 27,000 yen 14,000 yen 14,000 yen
Lift Ticket Information The 4 Hour ticket is valid for four hours from the time of purchase.

Getting to Hakkai Sanroku

By public transport
5.5km from Urasa Station on the Joetsu Shinkansen line
5.5km from Urasa Station on the Joetsu Line
15.2km from Muikamachi Station on the Hokuhoku Line
Transport Information
Urasa Station is the nearest train station to Hakkai Sanroku and is about 5.5km away. The station is serviced by the Joetsu Shinkansen and also the local Joetsu line.

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There is no ski hill shuttle bus but a local bus service stops quite close by.
By Car
3.4km from the Yamato Smart IC on the Kanetsu Expressway
8.1km from the Koide IC on the Kanetsu Expressway
14.8km from the Muikamachi IC on the Kanetsu Expressway
Nearest national route: Route 291 (0.6km away)
Nearest prefecture road: Prefecture Road 265
The nearest exit of the Kanetsu Expressway is the Yamato Smart IC exit (which can only be used with vehicles equipped with ETC).

From the Yamato Smart IC exit turn right and then quickly right once again onto Prefecture Road 265 and continue for about 1.8km. Turn right onto Route 291 and after about 650m turn left at the signs to approach Hakkai Sanroku.

For cars without ETC, Koide IC is the next closest exit on the Kanetsu Expressway.

Muikamachi IC to the south is about 15km away from Hakkai Sanroku

>> More information on Kanetsu Expressway
There is a car park at the base of Hakkai Sanroku holding up to 180 vehicles. The car park is free to use.

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