Asahi Shizenkan Snow Park (Asahi Town, Yamagata)

Asahi Shizenkan Snow Park
Asahi自然観スノーパーク
(山形県 朝日町)
Planned season: Saturday 19th December 2020 until Sunday 14th March 2021
Official snow depth Daily updates during snow season

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Asahi Shizenkan is located in Asahi town to the west of central Yamagata city in Yamagata Prefecture.

Yamagata Prefecture is located in the south-west part of Tohoku with the west coast facing the Sea of Japan. The boundaries of Yamagata Prefecture are all mountainous with Niigata Prefecture and Fukushima Prefecture to the south, Akita Prefecture to the north and Miyagi Prefecture to the east. The ski and snowboard ski hills in Yamagata range from very small one-lift local hills to the biggest individual ski resort in Japan (Zao Onsen) and are spread across the Prefecture.

The Mountain

760m
320m
440m
34"
5
1500m
4
35%
50%
15%
Skiers
50%
ropeways Ropeways gondolas Gondolas quad lifts Quad lifts triple lifts Triple lifts pair lifts Pair lifts single lifts Single lifts other lifts Other
Boarders
50%
0 0 0 0 4 0 0

Asahi Shizenkan Snow Park Snow Depth Statistics

Official snow depth numbers from the current season and previous season
December January February March
20/21
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19/20
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20/21
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19/20
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20/21
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19/20
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20/21
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19/20
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1st - - 1st 130cm 20cm 1st 190cm 70cm 1st 180cm 80cm
2nd - - 2nd 150cm 30cm 2nd 160cm 70cm 2nd 170cm 70cm
3rd - - 3rd 150cm 30cm 3rd 180cm 70cm 3rd 160cm 60cm
4th - - 4th 160cm 35cm 4th 210cm 70cm 4th 160cm 60cm
5th - - 5th 160cm 40cm 5th 230cm 100cm 5th 160cm 50cm
6th - - 6th 160cm 50cm 6th 200cm 140cm 6th 150cm 60cm
7th - - 7th 170cm 50cm 7th 180cm 150cm 7th 150cm 60cm
8th - - 8th 180cm 40cm 8th 200cm 120cm 8th 150cm 50cm
9th - - 9th 180cm 25cm 9th 230cm 130cm 9th 140cm 40cm
10th - - 10th 180cm 25cm 10th 230cm 130cm 10th 130cm 30cm
11th - - 11th 170cm 25cm 11th 230cm 130cm 11th 130cm -
12th - - 12th 160cm 20cm 12th 230cm 130cm 12th 120cm -
13th - - 13th 170cm 20cm 13th 210cm 120cm 13th 120cm -
14th - - 14th 160cm 20cm 14th 190cm 100cm 14th 110cm -
15th - - 15th 150cm 20cm 15th 180cm 90cm 15th - -
16th - - 16th 150cm 30cm 16th 160cm 80cm 16th - -
17th - - 17th 150cm 40cm 17th 190cm 70cm 17th - -
18th - - 18th 140cm 35cm 18th 230cm 90cm 18th - -
19th 120cm - 19th 190cm 35cm 19th 240cm 110cm 19th - -
20th 150cm 5cm 20th 190cm 50cm 20th 210cm 110cm 20th - -
21st 160cm 5cm 21st 170cm 60cm 21st 190cm 100cm 21st - -
22nd 150cm 5cm 22nd 160cm 60cm 22nd 170cm 90cm 22nd - -
23rd 130cm 5cm 23rd 150cm 70cm 23rd 170cm 90cm 23rd - -
24th 110cm - 24th 150cm 50cm 24th 200cm 100cm 24th - -
25th 90cm 5cm 25th 140cm 50cm 25th 200cm 90cm 25th - -
26th 130cm 5cm 26th 140cm 50cm 26th 190cm 90cm 26th - -
27th 140cm 5cm 27th 140cm 50cm 27th 190cm 90cm 27th - -
28th 120cm 30cm 28th 140cm 50cm 28th 180cm 90cm 28th - -
29th 100cm 30cm 29th 150cm 50cm 29th - 90cm 29th - -
30th 90cm 30cm 30th 190cm 45cm 30th 30th - -
31st 120cm 10cm 31st 200cm 45cm 31st 31st - -

Previous Statistics

Asahi Shizenkan Snow Park Facilities

School
School
Ski School: Available Snowboard School: Not available
Ski lessons are available at Asahi Shizenkan. 
Rental
Equipment Rental
Ski Rental: Available Snowboard Rental: Available
Ski and snowboard equipment rental is available.
Ski wear and sledges are also available to rent. 
Children Facilities
Children's facilities
The 'Shirakura Hiroba' area is located near the Number 2 Car Park, at the top area of the Yuu-yuu course. 
Park Information
Park information
There are no special snow park facilities. 

Asahi Shizenkan Snow Park Season & Opening Times

Typical season is from Mid December until Mid March
October November December January February March April May June July
                                                           
Daytime
Daytime
Weekends and holidays Normally open from 8:30am until 4:30pm
Weekdays Normally open from 8:30am until 4:30pm
Nighta
'Nighta' (night skiing)
Weekends and holidays No
Weekdays No
Opening information
Opening information
Asahi Shizenkan is normally open from 8:30am until 4:30pm.

Closed between 8th March and 12th March 2021.

There is no night skiing at this area.

Asahi Shizenkan Snow Park Lift Ticket Charges

Adults Child
Elementary & Junior High age
Older Child
Senior High & students
Senior
60 years & over
1 Day 3,500 yen 1,000 yen 2,700 yen 2,700 yen
4 Hours 3,000 yen 800 yen 2,300 yen 2,300 yen
3 Hours 2,600 yen 2,000 yen 2,000 yen
1 Lift Coupon 300 yen 100 yen 250 yen 250 yen
11 Lift Coupons 3,000 yen 2,500 yen 2,500 yen
Season Ticket 35,000 yen 10,000 yen 27,000 yen 27,000 yen
Lift Ticket Information 2020-2021 Season Lift Tickets
The 3 Hour ticket is valid for three hours from the time of purchase.
The 4 Hour ticket is valid for four hours from the time of purchase.

Children under elementary school age can ride the lifts for free.

Cheaper tickets are available on weekdays from 8th February 2021.

Ski-kodomo-no-hi (Children's Day) is every Saturday, Sunday and national holiday. On those days, elementary school age children can ride the lifts for free.

Ladies Day is every Saturday (except 2nd January). On those days a 1 day ticket for ladies is 500 yen.

Men's Day is every Monday and the third Saturday of the month. On those days a 1 day ticket for men is 1,000 yen.

Seniors Day is every Monday (except holidays). On those days a 1 day ticket for seniors is 1,000 yen.

Getting to Asahi Shizenkan Snow Park

By public transport
Train
Train
35.9km from Yamagata Station on the Yamagata Shinkansen line
22.5km from Arato Station on the Flower Nagai line
Transport Information
Information
Asahi Shizenkan is about 22.5km from Arato Station on the Flower Nagai line and about 36km from Yamagata Station on the Yamagata Shinkansen line.

>> More information on the Yamagata Shinkansen train line

bus
Bus
There is a free shuttle bus around the nearby Asahi area. A bus service from further afield stops nearby.
By Car
Car
29.9km from the Sagae IC on the Yamagata Expressway
32.2km from the Nishikawa IC on the Yamagata Expressway
32.2km from the Yamagata Chuo IC on the Tohoku Chuo Expressway
Nearest national route: Route 287 (10.4km away)
Nearest prefecture road: Prefecture Road 289
Direction
Direction
Asahi Shizenkan is found 10.4km off Route 287.

It is about 30km from Sagae IC on the Yamagata Expressway and 32km from Nishikawa IC on the same expressway.

>> More information on Yamagata Expressway
Parking
Parking
There are 5 car parking areas with a capacity of 500 vehicles near the base of the ski hill. Parking is free every day of the season.

More Information

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Address
Address
Shirakura 745-1
Asahi-machi
Nishimurayama-gun
Yamagata-ken
990-1574
Telephone
Telephone
0237-83-7111
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