Edelweiss Ski Resort (Nikko City, Tochigi)

Edelweiss Ski Resort
(栃木県 日光市)
Planned season: Saturday 14th December 2019 until Tuesday 31st March 2020
Closed on Wednesdays in March
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Edelweiss Ski Resort is located in the northern region of Nikko city in Tochigi Prefecture, to the north of Mt Takahara. The resort is just off the Nichien Momiji line toll. While not connected, Hunter Mountain Shiobara is just to the south of Hunter Mountain. Edelweiss Ski Resort is closed on Wednesdays in March.

Tochigi Prefecture is located to the north of Tokyo and is perhaps best known for the Nikko and the famous Toshogu Shrine, Lake Chuzenji, Kegon Falls, the Oku Nikko area and also the mountainous region in the north that includes Mt Takahara and Mt Nasu.

The Mountain

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Edelweiss Ski Resort Snow Depth Statistics

Official snow depth numbers from the current season and previous season
December January February March
1st - - 1st 50cm 70cm 1st 70cm 100cm 1st 70cm 100cm
2nd - - 2nd 50cm 70cm 2nd 70cm 100cm 2nd 70cm 100cm
3rd - - 3rd 50cm 70cm 3rd 70cm 100cm 3rd 70cm 100cm
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5th - - 5th 50cm 70cm 5th 70cm 100cm 5th 70cm 100cm
6th - - 6th 60cm 70cm 6th 70cm 100cm 6th 70cm 100cm
7th - - 7th 60cm 70cm 7th 70cm 100cm 7th 70cm 100cm
8th - - 8th 60cm 70cm 8th 70cm 100cm 8th 70cm 100cm
9th - - 9th 60cm 70cm 9th 80cm 100cm 9th 70cm 100cm
10th - - 10th 60cm 70cm 10th 80cm 100cm 10th 65cm 100cm
11th - - 11th 60cm 70cm 11th 80cm 110cm 11th 65cm 100cm
12th - - 12th 60cm 70cm 12th 80cm 110cm 12th 60cm 90cm
13th - - 13th 60cm 70cm 13th 80cm 110cm 13th 60cm 90cm
14th 30cm - 14th 60cm 70cm 14th 80cm 110cm 14th 60cm 90cm
15th 30cm 30cm 15th 70cm 70cm 15th 80cm 110cm 15th 60cm 90cm
16th 30cm 30cm 16th 70cm 70cm 16th 80cm 110cm 16th 60cm 90cm
17th 30cm 30cm 17th 70cm 70cm 17th 70cm 110cm 17th 60cm 90cm
18th 30cm 30cm 18th 70cm 80cm 18th 70cm 110cm 18th 60cm 90cm
19th 30cm 30cm 19th 70cm 80cm 19th 70cm 110cm 19th 60cm 90cm
20th 30cm 40cm 20th 70cm 80cm 20th 70cm 110cm 20th 60cm 90cm
21st 30cm 40cm 21st 70cm 80cm 21st 70cm 100cm 21st 60cm 90cm
22nd 30cm 40cm 22nd 70cm 80cm 22nd 70cm 100cm 22nd 60cm 90cm
23rd 40cm 40cm 23rd 70cm 80cm 23rd 70cm 100cm 23rd 60cm 90cm
24th 40cm 40cm 24th 70cm 80cm 24th 70cm 100cm 24th 60cm 90cm
25th 40cm 40cm 25th 70cm 80cm 25th 70cm 100cm 25th 60cm 90cm
26th 40cm 40cm 26th 70cm 100cm 26th 70cm 100cm 26th 60cm 90cm
27th 40cm 40cm 27th 70cm 100cm 27th 70cm 100cm 27th 60cm 90cm
28th 50cm 40cm 28th 70cm 100cm 28th 70cm 100cm 28th 50cm 90cm
29th 50cm 50cm 29th 70cm 100cm 29th 70cm - 29th 50cm 90cm
30th 50cm 60cm 30th 70cm 100cm 30th 30th 50cm 80cm
31st 50cm 70cm 31st 70cm 100cm 31st 31st 50cm 80cm

Previous Statistics

Edelweiss Ski Resort Facilities

Ski School: Available Snowboard School: Available
Ski and snowboard lessons are available at Edelweiss Ski Resort. 
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
'Playland BOW WOW' is located between the Number 1 and Number 2 family pair lifts and features sledging, tubing, a ski practice area and snow elevator. The entry charge is 800 yen (or 500 yen with a valid half day or one day lift ticket). 
Park Information
Park information

Edelweiss Ski Resort 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 4:10pm
Weekdays Normally open from 8:30am until 4:10pm
'Nighta' (night skiing)
Weekends and holidays No
Weekdays No
Opening information
Opening information
Edelweiss Ski Resort is normally open from 8:30am until 4:10pm.

Edelweiss Ski Resort Lift Ticket Charges

Adults Child
3 years to Elementary School age
Older Child
High School age
55 years & over
1 Day (weekend & holidays) 4,600 yen 3,200 yen 4,000 yen
1 Day (weekdays) 4,200 yen 2,800 yen 3,800 yen
AM / PM (weekend & holidays) 3,900 yen 2,600 yen 3,600 yen
AM / PM (weekdays) 3,500 yen 2,200 yen 3,200 yen
3 Lift Coupons 1,600 yen
Season Ticket 41,000 yen 25,000 yen 37,000 yen
Lift Ticket Information 2019-2020 Season Lift Tickets

The Morning ticket is valid from 8:30am until 12:30pm.

The Afternoon ticket is valid from 12:00am until 4:10pm.

Getting to Edelweiss Ski Resort

By public transport
38.3km from Nasu Shiobara Station on the Tohoku Shinkansen line
16.8km from Ryuokyo Station on the Kinugawa Line
21.1km from Kinugawa Onsen Station on the Kinugawa Line
Transport Information
The resort is about 21km from Kinugawa Onsen Station on the Kinugawa line, and about 38km from Nasu Shiobara Station on the Tohoku Shinkansen line.

>> More information on the Tohoku Shinkansen train line
In winter season a daily free shuttle bus service runs from close to Kinugawa Onsen Station (50 minutes) and Ryuokyo Station (40 minutes) to Edelweiss Ski Resort.

The bus leaves the former at 9:00am and Ryuokyo Station at 9:10am. Reservations are required.
By Car
30.1km from the Nishi Nasuno Shiobara IC on the Tohoku Expressway
34.7km from the Imaichi IC on the Nikko Utsunomiya Road
50.2km from the Utsunomiya IC on the Tohoku Expressway
Nearest national route: Route 400 (12.4km away)
Edelweiss Ski Resort is about 30km from the Nishi Nasuno Shiobara IC on the Tohoku Expressway.

From the IC exit turn right onto Route 400 and after about 17.5km turn left onto the Nichien Momiji Line toll road (the charge is 610 yen). The resort is just over 12km along this road on the left hand side. Approaching from the south (central Nikko city), head north on Route 121 and then take the Nichien Momiji Line.

>> More information on Tohoku Expressway

About 40 minutes from Kinugawa Onsen.
There is parking for 1500 vehicles at the base of Edelweiss. Parking is free every day of the season.

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(Updated 24th September)

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