Hagurosan (Tsuruoka City, Yamagata)

Hagurosan
羽黒山 (山形県 鶴岡市)
Planned season: Saturday 23rd December 2017 until early March 2018
Official snow depth Daily updates during snow season

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Hagurosan is a small ski hill located on Mt Haguro, one of the 'Three Mountains of Dewa', in Tsuruoka city in the north-western region of Yamagata Prefecture. Nearby Haguro Shrine is popular throughout the year. A path of 2,466 stone steps leads to the summit of the mountain, past the famous Goju-to five story pagoda and various shrines.

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

385m
75m
310m
32"
7
500m
2
20%
40%
40%
Skiers
70%
ropeways Ropeways gondolas Gondolas quad lifts Quad lifts triple lifts Triple lifts pair lifts Pair lifts single lifts Single lifts other lifts Other
Boarders
30%
0 0 0 0 2 0 0

Hagurosan Snow Depth Statistics

Official snow depth numbers from the current season and previous season
December January February March
17/18
season
16/17
season
17/18
season
16/17
season
17/18
season
16/17
season
17/18
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16/17
season
1st - - 1st 140cm 25cm 1st 280cm 150cm 1st 330cm 170cm
2nd - - 2nd 140cm 20cm 2nd 260cm 150cm 2nd 330cm 170cm
3rd - - 3rd 170cm 15cm 3rd 250cm 160cm 3rd 280cm 170cm
4th - - 4th 180cm 30cm 4th 250cm 160cm 4th 260cm 140cm
5th - - 5th 180cm 40cm 5th 270cm 140cm 5th - 140cm
6th - - 6th 180cm 40cm 6th 330cm 130cm 6th - -
7th - - 7th 190cm 40cm 7th 330cm 150cm 7th - -
8th - - 8th 180cm 40cm 8th 350cm 160cm 8th - -
9th - - 9th 160cm 30cm 9th 350cm 150cm 9th - -
10th - - 10th 165cm 30cm 10th 340cm 150cm 10th - -
11th - - 11th 220cm 50cm 11th 300cm 160cm 11th - -
12th - - 12th 220cm 70cm 12th 340cm 170cm 12th - -
13th - - 13th 220cm 130cm 13th 380cm 170cm 13th - -
14th - - 14th 220cm 170cm 14th 380cm 170cm 14th - -
15th - - 15th 210cm 180cm 15th 350cm 180cm 15th - -
16th - - 16th 190cm 180cm 16th 350cm 180cm 16th - -
17th - - 17th 170cm 180cm 17th 340cm 170cm 17th - -
18th - - 18th 160cm 160cm 18th 350cm 150cm 18th - -
19th - - 19th 160cm 160cm 19th 360cm 150cm 19th - -
20th - - 20th 150cm 160cm 20th 330cm 150cm 20th - -
21st - - 21st 150cm 150cm 21st 350cm 150cm 21st - -
22nd - - 22nd 180cm 150cm 22nd 350cm 150cm 22nd - -
23rd 100cm - 23rd 180cm 170cm 23rd 340cm 150cm 23rd - -
24th 100cm - 24th 210cm 170cm 24th 340cm 140cm 24th - -
25th 90cm - 25th 220cm 190cm 25th 340cm 150cm 25th - -
26th 90cm 10cm 26th 220cm 180cm 26th 340cm 170cm 26th - -
27th 115cm - 27th 230cm 180cm 27th 340cm 170cm 27th - -
28th 120cm - 28th 230cm 160cm 28th 330cm 160cm 28th - -
29th 130cm 25cm 29th 250cm 160cm 29th - - 29th - -
30th 150cm 30cm 30th 270cm 150cm 30th 30th - -
31st 145cm 30cm 31st 280cm 150cm 31st 31st - -

Hagurosan Facilities

School
School
Ski School: Available Snowboard School: Available
Ski lessons are available at Hagurosan. 
Rental
Equipment Rental
Ski Rental: Available Snowboard Rental: Available
Ski and snowboard equipment rental is available. 
Children Facilities
Children's facilities
There is a sledge area for young children. 
Park Information
Park information
There are no special snow park facilities. 

Hagurosan Season & Opening Times

Typical season is from Late December until Early March
October November December January February March April May June July
                                                           
Daytime
Daytime
Weekends and holidays Normally open from 9:00am until 4:00pm
Weekdays Normally open from 9:00am until 4:00pm
Nighta
'Nighta' (night skiing)
Weekends and holidays No
Weekdays No
Opening information
Opening information
Hagurosan is open from 9:00am until 4:00pm for most of the season.

On weekends in February and March, this ski hill opens from 12pm until 4:30pm.

There is no nighta at this ski hill.

Hagurosan Lift Ticket Charges

Adults Child
Junior High School age & under
Senior
1 Day 2,800 yen 2,000 yen
Morning (9am-1pm) 1,900 yen 1,200 yen
Afternoon (12pm-4pm) 1,900 yen 1,200 yen
1 Lift Coupon 210 yen 160 yen
11 Lift Coupons 2,100 yen 1,600 yen
Season Ticket 21,000 yen 10,000 yen

Getting to Hagurosan

By public transport
Train
Train
14.4km from Fujishima Station on the Ou Honsen Line
17.6km from Tsuruoka Station on the Ou Honsen Line
Transport Information
Information
Hagurosan less than 15km from Tsuruoka Station on the Ou Honsen line.

>> More information on the Ou Honsen train line
bus
Bus
A bus service from Tsuruoka Station is available with a stop close by.
By Car
Car
20.2km from the Tsuruoka IC on the Yamagata Expressway
21.5km from the Shounai Asahi IC on the Yamagata Expressway
Nearest national route: Route 112 (12.9km away)
Nearest prefecture road: Prefecture Road 47
Direction
Direction
Hagurosan is about 20km from the Tsuruoka IC exit on the Yamagata Expressway.

From the Tsuruoka IC exit, turn left onto Route 7 and after about 650m turn right onto Prefecture Road 47. Continue on this road for over 19km until reaching the entrance road for the ski hill. Turn left to head to the car parks.

>> More information on Yamagata Expressway
Parking
Parking
Parking is available at the base of the ski hill.

More Information

Visit official website
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Address
Address
Haguroyama
Haguro-machi-touge
Tsuruoka-shi
Yamagata-ken
997-0211
Telephone
Telephone
0235-62-2152
2018-2019 SKI RESORT INFORMATION UPDATES
As the 2018-2019 winter season approaches, we will gradually be updating the information for every ski resort in Japan.

Many ski resorts in Japan do not update their own information until the autumn months and so our process of updating information will be ongoing until November.

Resorts usually open and close around the same time each season - if the 2017-2018 planned season dates are still displayed on this page, they can be used as a good indication of the season length.

(Late May 2018)
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