Kyukamura Myoko RunRun (Myoko City, Niigata)

Kyukamura Myoko RunRun
休暇村妙高ルンルン (新潟県 妙高市)
Planned season: Saturday 16th December 2017 until late March 2018
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Kyukamura Myoko RunRun is a small ski hill located on the north-eastern slopes of Mt Myoko in Myoko city, Niigata Prefecture. It is popular with beginners and families with young children due to the very gentle nature of the course.

Myoko is the name of a city in Niigata Prefecture, but it is also the name that many people associate with a number of ski and snowboard resorts located on and around the beautiful Mt Myoko in the south west region of the city. The region famously often receives some of the heaviest snowfalls in Japan. Myoko is located fairly close to a number of other popular ski and snowboard resort areas in neighbouring Nagano Prefecture including Madarao Kogen, Nozawa Onsen and Shiga Kogen (regional map). It is also a popular onsen hot springs and nature resort all year round and in recent years there has been a large increase in the number of visitors from overseas.

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. Most of the larger ski and snowboard resorts in Niigata Prefecture are concentrated in the southern regions around Yuzawa town, Minamiuonuma city and Myoko city.

Regional information Learn more about the Myoko region

The Mountain

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Skiers
90%
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Boarders
10%
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Kyukamura Myoko RunRun Snow Depth Statistics

Official snow depth numbers from the current season and previous season
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1st - - 1st - 220cm 1st - 350cm 1st - 300cm
2nd - - 2nd - 240cm 2nd - 350cm 2nd - 300cm
3rd - - 3rd - 250cm 3rd - 350cm 3rd - 300cm
4th - - 4th - 260cm 4th - 350cm 4th - 280cm
5th - - 5th - 270cm 5th - 320cm 5th - 270cm
6th - - 6th - 300cm 6th - 320cm 6th - 270cm
7th - - 7th - 300cm 7th - 320cm 7th - 270cm
8th - - 8th - 300cm 8th - 330cm 8th - 260cm
9th - - 9th - 300cm 9th - 330cm 9th - 250cm
10th - - 10th - 240cm 10th - 330cm 10th - 260cm
11th - - 11th - 240cm 11th - 330cm 11th - 260cm
12th - - 12th - 220cm 12th - 340cm 12th - 260cm
13th - - 13th - 250cm 13th - 345cm 13th - 260cm
14th - - 14th - 250cm 14th - 350cm 14th - 260cm
15th - - 15th - 240cm 15th - 350cm 15th - 260cm
16th - 100cm 16th - 240cm 16th - 350cm 16th - 220cm
17th - 120cm 17th - 240cm 17th - 320cm 17th - 220cm
18th - 200cm 18th - 240cm 18th - 360cm 18th - 220cm
19th - 200cm 19th - 200cm 19th - 360cm 19th - 200cm
20th - 230cm 20th - 200cm 20th - 370cm 20th - 200cm
21st - 160cm 21st - 200cm 21st - 370cm 21st - 200cm
22nd - 160cm 22nd - 240cm 22nd - 370cm 22nd - 190cm
23rd - 150cm 23rd - 220cm 23rd - 330cm 23rd - 190cm
24th - 150cm 24th - 270cm 24th - 330cm 24th - 180cm
25th - 150cm 25th - 300cm 25th - 350cm 25th - 180cm
26th - 170cm 26th - 300cm 26th - 350cm 26th - 170cm
27th - 270cm 27th - 320cm 27th - 340cm 27th - 170cm
28th - 300cm 28th - 330cm 28th - 320cm 28th - 170cm
29th - 240cm 29th - 330cm 29th - - 29th - 150cm
30th - 250cm 30th - 350cm 30th 30th - 170cm
31st - 250cm 31st - 350cm 31st 31st - 170cm

Kyukamura Myoko RunRun Facilities

School
School
Ski School: Not available Snowboard School: Not available
There is no ski or snowboard school at Kyukamura Myoko RunRun. 
Rental
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
There is an area for children at the base of the ski hill featuring sledging and other attractions. 
Park Information
Park information
There are no special snow park facilities. 

Kyukamura Myoko RunRun Season & Opening Times

Typical season is from Mid December until Late March
October November December January February March April May June July
                                                           
Daytime
Daytime
Weekends and holidays Normally open from 9:00am until 4:30pm
Weekdays Normally open from 9:30am until 4:30pm
Nighta
'Nighta' (night skiing)
Weekends and holidays No
Weekdays No
Opening information
Opening information
Kyukamura Myoko RunRun is open from 9:30am until 4:30pm on weekdays and Saturdays.

It is open from 9:00am until 4:30pm on Sundays and national holidays.

There is no nighta at this ski hill.

Kyukamura Myoko RunRun Lift Ticket Charges

Adults Child
Elementary School age
Senior
1 Day 2,500 yen 2,000 yen
4 Hours 1,800 yen 1,200 yen
1 Lift Coupon 250 yen 200 yen
9 Lift Coupons 1,800 yen 1,200 yen
Lift Ticket Information The 4 Hour ticket is valid for four hours from the time of purchase.

Pre-school children can ride for free.

Getting to Kyukamura Myoko RunRun

By public transport
Train
Train
24.4km from Joetsu Myoko Station on the Hokuriku Shinkansen line
6.3km from Sekiyama Station on the Shinetsu Honsen Line
10.8km from Myoko Kogen Station on the Shinetsu Honsen Line
Transport Information
Information
Kyukamura Myoko RunRun is just under 7km from Sekiyama Station on the Myoko Haneuma Line train line.

>> More information on getting to the Myoko region by public transport
bus
Bus
A welcome bus that goes from Sekiyama Station to Kyukamura Myoko RunRun is available. The journey takes about 15 minutes. Reservations are required.
By Car
Car
9.9km from the Nakago IC on the Joshinetsu Expressway
10.6km from the Myoko Kogen IC on the Joshinetsu Expressway
17km from the Shinano-machi IC on the Joshinetsu Expressway
Nearest national route: Route 18 (4.9km away)
Nearest prefecture road: Prefecture Road 39
Direction
Direction
Kyukamura Myoko RunRun can be found just off Prefecture Road 39 in the central southern region of Myoko city, to the north of the Myoko Kogen and Akakura Onsen areas.

The nearest exits of the Joshinetsu Expressway are Nakago IC (approaching from the north) and Myoko Kogen IC (approaching from the south).

From the Myoko Kogen IC exit turn left at the traffic lights onto Route 18 and head north for about 5.6km. At the Sakaguchi Kita traffic lights turn left and follow the road up to Kyukamura Myoko RunRun which is on the right hand side of the road.

From the Nakago IC exit turn right onto Route 18 and head south for 4.6km. At the Seki-Tsubame Iriguchi traffic lights turn right onto Prefecture Road 39 and follow the road up to Kyukamura Myoko RunRun which is on the right hand side of the road.

>> More information on getting to the Myoko region by car
Parking
Parking
Parking is available at the base of Kyukamura Myoko RunRun.

More Information

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Address
Address
Seki Onsen
Myoko-shi
Niigata-ken
949-2235
Telephone
Telephone
0255-82-3168
2018-2019 SKI RESORT INFORMATION UPDATES
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