Kamuro (Kaneyama Town, Yamagata)

Kamuro
神室
(山形県 金山町)
Planned season: Tuesday 15th December 2020 until mid March 2021
Official snow depth 145cm (-10cm) [updated on 26th February 2021]

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Kamuro is a small ski area located about Kaneyama town in the northern region of Yamagata Prefecture. One 580m pair lift services the courses of Kamuro. It is Also known by the fuller name of 'Green Valley Kamuro' which is a year round outdoor/sports facility.

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

479m
156m
323m
23"
4
1200m
1
20%
50%
30%
Skiers
92%
ropeways Ropeways gondolas Gondolas quad lifts Quad lifts triple lifts Triple lifts pair lifts Pair lifts single lifts Single lifts other lifts Other
Boarders
8%
0 0 0 0 1 0 0

Kamuro Snow Depth Statistics

Official snow depth numbers from the current season and previous season
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1st 0cm - 1st 75cm 20cm 1st 135cm 20cm 1st - 20cm
2nd 0cm - 2nd 85cm 35cm 2nd 110cm 25cm 2nd - 20cm
3rd 0cm - 3rd 85cm 35cm 3rd 130cm 15cm 3rd - 20cm
4th 0cm - 4th 105cm 40cm 4th 135cm 15cm 4th - 20cm
5th 0cm - 5th 110cm 35cm 5th 145cm 30cm 5th - 15cm
6th 0cm - 6th 100cm 35cm 6th 140cm 45cm 6th - 30cm
7th 0cm - 7th 100cm 30cm 7th 120cm 60cm 7th - 25cm
8th 0cm - 8th 105cm 30cm 8th 130cm 70cm 8th - 20cm
9th 0cm - 9th 110cm 25cm 9th 130cm 75cm 9th - 15cm
10th 0cm - 10th 120cm 25cm 10th 135cm 70cm 10th - 10cm
11th 0cm - 11th 125cm 20cm 11th 135cm 70cm 11th - 5cm
12th 0cm - 12th 115cm 15cm 12th 140cm 65cm 12th - 5cm
13th 0cm - 13th 140cm 15cm 13th 140cm 60cm 13th - 0cm
14th 7cm 10cm 14th 120cm 10cm 14th 135cm 40cm 14th - 0cm
15th 20cm 10cm 15th 105cm 10cm 15th 125cm 35cm 15th - 0cm
16th 40cm 5cm 16th 105cm 10cm 16th 120cm 30cm 16th - 3cm
17th 50cm 3cm 17th 100cm 10cm 17th 140cm 25cm 17th - -
18th 50cm 1cm 18th 105cm 10cm 18th 155cm 30cm 18th - -
19th 80cm 0cm 19th 120cm 10cm 19th 155cm 40cm 19th - -
20th 80cm 0cm 20th 135cm 20cm 20th 150cm 45cm 20th - -
21st 90cm 0cm 21st 130cm 30cm 21st 130cm 30cm 21st - -
22nd 90cm 0cm 22nd 125cm 30cm 22nd 125cm 30cm 22nd - -
23rd 75cm 0cm 23rd 120cm 25cm 23rd 120cm 30cm 23rd - -
24th 50cm 0cm 24th 110cm 20cm 24th 155cm 35cm 24th - -
25th 50cm 0cm 25th 105cm 20cm 25th 155cm 30cm 25th - -
26th 50cm 0cm 26th 100cm 20cm 26th 145cm 30cm 26th - -
27th 60cm 0cm 27th 100cm 20cm 27th - 30cm 27th - -
28th 55cm 25cm 28th 100cm 20cm 28th - 35cm 28th - -
29th 50cm 15cm 29th 120cm 20cm 29th - 30cm 29th - -
30th 40cm 10cm 30th 125cm 10cm 30th 30th - -
31st 60cm 5cm 31st 130cm 10cm 31st 31st - -

Kamuro Facilities

School
School
Ski School: Not available Snowboard School: Not available
There is no ski or snowboard school at Kamuro. 
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 are snow tubing and sledding runs by the base area. Tubing is 100 yen for 1 time; 1,000 yen for 11 times. 
Park Information
Park information
 

Kamuro 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 9:00am until 9:00pm
Weekdays Normally open from 3:00pm until 9:00pm
Nighta
'Nighta' (night skiing)
Weekends and holidays Yes
Weekdays Yes
Opening information
Opening information
Kamuro is normally open from 3:00pm to 9:00pm on weekdays and from 9:00am until 9:00pm on Saturdays and holidays.

Night skiing is officially from 5:00pm.

Kamuro Lift Ticket Charges

Adults Child
Elementary School age & under
Senior
60 years & over
1 Day 3,000 yen 1,500 yen 2,400 yen
4 Hours 2,500 yen 1,300 yen 2,000 yen
2 Hours 1,500 yen 800 yen 1,200 yen
1 Lift Coupon 250 yen 130 yen 200 yen
11 Lift Coupons 2,500 yen 1,300 yen 2,000 yen
Season Ticket 30,000 yen 15,000 yen 24,000 yen
Lift Ticket Information 2020-2021 Season lift tickets

Getting to Kamuro

By public transport
Train
Train
21.8km from Shinjo Station on the Yamagata Shinkansen line
16.3km from Mamurogawa Station on the Ou Honsen Line
Transport Information
Information
Kamuro is about 16km from Mamurogawa Station on the Ou Honsen line.

Shinjo Station is about 22km away.

>> More information on the Ou Honsen train line
>> More information on the Yamagata Shinkansen train line
bus
Bus
No shuttle bus service information is available.
By Car
Car
63km from the Sakata Minato IC on the Nihonkai Tohoku Expressway
69.8km from the Higashine IC on the Tohoku Chuo Expressway
82.1km from the Yamagata Kita IC on the Yamagata Expressway
Nearest national route: Route 13 (6.9km away)
Nearest prefecture road: Prefecture Road 73
Direction
Direction
Kamuro is about 63km from the Sakata Minato IC exit on the Nihonkai Tohoku Expressway.

The ski hill is located off Prefecture Road 73 (and 7km from Route 13) to the north east of Kaneyama town centre.

>> More information on Yamagata Expressway

Parking
Parking
There is parking for about 150 vehicles close to the base. Parking is free every day of the season.

More Information

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Address
Address
Ariya 1400
Kaneyama-machi
Mogami-gun
Yamagata-ken
999-5401
Telephone
Telephone
0233-52-2240
2020-2021 UPDATES
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