Yudonosan (Tsuruoka City, Yamagata)

Yudonosan
湯殿山スキー場
(山形県 鶴岡市)
Planned season: Saturday 11th December 2021 until Sunday 3rd April 2022
Official snow depth 390cm (0cm) [updated on 25th January 2022]

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Yudonosan is located to the northwest of Gassan in the eastern area of Tsuruoka city in the north-western region of Yamagata Prefecture. Currently two pair lifts are operating at Yudonosan.

The Mountain

700m
170m
530m
35"
5
2000m
2
20%
50%
30%
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

Yudonosan Snow Depth Statistics

Official snow depth numbers from the current season and previous season
December January February March
21/22
season
20/21
season
21/22
season
20/21
season
21/22
season
20/21
season
21/22
season
20/21
season
1st - - 1st 250cm 250cm 1st - 380cm 1st - 470cm
2nd - - 2nd 250cm 310cm 2nd - 370cm 2nd - 460cm
3rd - - 3rd 250cm 350cm 3rd - 420cm 3rd - 460cm
4th - - 4th 290cm 360cm 4th - 460cm 4th - 450cm
5th - 20cm 5th 290cm 380cm 5th - 480cm 5th - 440cm
6th - - 6th 280cm 370cm 6th - 470cm 6th - 430cm
7th - - 7th 280cm 360cm 7th - 460cm 7th - 430cm
8th - - 8th 280cm 370cm 8th - 470cm 8th - 420cm
9th - - 9th 280cm 410cm 9th - 480cm 9th - 420cm
10th - - 10th 280cm 440cm 10th - 500cm 10th - 420cm
11th - 0cm 11th 270cm 460cm 11th - 510cm 11th - 400cm
12th - 0cm 12th 290cm 460cm 12th - 510cm 12th - 390cm
13th - 5cm 13th 300cm 450cm 13th - 500cm 13th - 380cm
14th - 20cm 14th 320cm 410cm 14th - 480cm 14th - 370cm
15th - 130cm 15th 330cm 410cm 15th - 460cm 15th - 360cm
16th - 140cm 16th 330cm 390cm 16th - 440cm 16th - 360cm
17th - 150cm 17th 320cm 380cm 17th - 470cm 17th - 360cm
18th 80cm 150cm 18th 360cm 400cm 18th - 500cm 18th - 360cm
19th 110cm 180cm 19th 360cm 410cm 19th - 520cm 19th - 350cm
20th 130cm 190cm 20th 360cm 420cm 20th - 510cm 20th - 340cm
21st 110cm 210cm 21st 370cm 420cm 21st - 490cm 21st - 320cm
22nd 100cm 200cm 22nd 390cm 400cm 22nd - 480cm 22nd - 290cm
23rd 110cm 190cm 23rd 390cm 390cm 23rd - 470cm 23rd - 290cm
24th 110cm 170cm 24th 390cm 390cm 24th - 470cm 24th - 290cm
25th 100cm 170cm 25th 390cm 380cm 25th - 470cm 25th - 280cm
26th 160cm 200cm 26th - 370cm 26th - 470cm 26th - 270cm
27th 180cm 200cm 27th - 370cm 27th - 470cm 27th - 270cm
28th 190cm 180cm 28th - 350cm 28th - 470cm 28th - 270cm
29th 190cm 170cm 29th - 350cm 29th - - 29th - 250cm
30th 180cm 160cm 30th - 360cm 30th 30th - 230cm
31st 240cm 200cm 31st - 380cm 31st 31st - -

Yudonosan Facilities

School
School
Ski School: Available Snowboard School: Available
Ski and snowboard lessons are available at Yudonosan. 
Rental
Equipment Rental
Ski Rental: Available Snowboard Rental: Available
Ski and snowboard equipment & rental is available. 
Children Facilities
Children's facilities
The Kids Corner is located at the base of the ski area and free to use. There is also an indoor Kids Room open at weekends which is also free to use. 
Park Information
Park information
There is a Snow Park is located by the Number 3 pair lift. There is also a half pipe by the top of that lift, usually opening from early January. 

Yudonosan Season & Opening Times

Typical season is from Mid December until Early April
October November December January February March April May June July
                                                           
Daytime
Daytime
Weekends and holidays Normally open from 8:45am until 4:30pm
Weekdays Normally open from 8:45am until 4:30pm
Nighta
'Nighta' (night skiing)
Weekends and holidays No
Weekdays No
Opening information
Opening information
Yudonosan is normally open from 8:45am until 4:30pm.

It is closed on Wednesdays in March and 1st April 2022.

There is no night skiing at this area for the 2021-2022 season.

Yudonosan Lift Ticket Charges

Adults Child
Elementary & Junior High School age
Senior
60 years & over
1 Day 3,200 yen 1,000 yen 2,700 yen
4 Hours 2,800 yen 500 yen
2 Hours 2,100 yen
1 Lift Coupon 270 yen 100 yen
11 Lift Coupons 2,700 yen 1,000 yen
Season Ticket 32,000 yen 6,100 yen 29,500 yen
Lift Ticket Information 2021-2022 Season Lift Tickets

The 4 Hour ticket is valid for four hours from the time of purchase.
The 2 Hour ticket is valid for two hours from the time of purchase.

A Family ticket for 1 adult and 1 child is 3,600 yen.
A Family ticket for 2 adults and 1 child is 6,100 yen.

The third Sunday of the month is Children's Day when elementary school age children can ride the lifts for free.

Ladies Day is the first Saturday of the month and every Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday - 40% off (1,920 yen).

Getting to Yudonosan

By public transport
Train
Train
34.3km from Tsuruoka Station on the Ou Honsen Line
Transport Information
Information
Yudonosan is about 34km from Tsuruoka Station on the Ou Honsen line.
bus
Bus
No shuttle bus service information is available but there are public buses from Tsuruoka Station (about 70 minutes).
By Car
Car
4.3km from the Yudonosan IC on the Yamagata Expressway
16.8km from the Gassan IC on the Yamagata Expressway
Nearest national route: Route 112 (0.9km away)
Direction
Direction
Yudonosan is close to the Yudonosan IC exit on the Yamagata Expressway.

From the Yudonosan IC exit, turn left onto Route 112 and continue on this road for about 3.5km until reaching the turn off for the ski hill. Turn left and follow the signs up to the car parks.

About 40 minutes from Tsuruoka.
About 90 minutes from Yamagata.

Parking
Parking
There are a few car parks at the base of the ski area for about 800 vehicles.

More Information

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Address
Address
Rokujuriyama-104-5
Tamugimata
Tsuruoka-shi
Yamagata-ken
997-0532
Telephone
Telephone
0235-54-6450
Current resort snow depth
390cm
(0cm)
(change since last update)
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