Zao Onsen Ski Resort

Zao Onsen Ski Resort
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The run situation

Some runs open (less than 50%) It is slidable partly
(less than 50%)
Quantity of snow: 130cm
Comment: Some runs possible business: 8:30-17:00 ropeway cable is all year open. Until the season end, parking rate becomes free on Saturdays, Sundays and holidays. Please use. (as of April 19, 2019)
Reference: Zao Onsen tourist association 023-694-9328

Yamagata | Zaoonsen, Yamagata-shi

Visitors can enjoy 14 characteristic courses, including courses for giant slalom and slalom skiing accredited by the International Ski Federation (FIS) and the Ski Association of Japan (SAJ), in addition to a soft rime course where skiers can ski between beautiful soft rimes. The 14 slopes have been made at the vast foothills of Mt. Sanpoko-jinja and Mt.Zijodake, functionally connected by 32 lifts, 3 ropeway and 1 sky cable. Also, the unique ambience of Zao Onsen Street with smells of sulfur offers an unusual ski tour experience to the visitors.

Information of publication may be changed without notice. Please confirm before outing to reference.

Slope course information

Run of snowboarding ◎It is slidable entirely

Course number 26   Up to an inclination of 38 degrees   Longest run distance 9km  

40% of beginner's classes   40% of intermediate   20% of upper grades

The number of the lifts: Gondola/lift/others Single 2, pair 24, triple 2, kuwaddo 4, cable 1, ropeway 3

Basic information

Access (car) It is about 17km from Yamagata Expressway Zao, Yamagata IC
Access (railroad) From JR Yamagata Station bus about 45 minutes ((Sundays and holidays) on Saturday round-trip 14 roundtrip (weekdays a day on), 13 a day)
Parking lot Available  7,000  1,000 yen (weekdays free of charge)
Reference Zao Onsen tourist association 023-694-9328
Contact information on that day 023-694-9328
Season (business period) From December 8 to the beginning of May
Lift Normal service time (Sunday holiday)  8:30-21:00
Saturday normal at service time  8:30-21:00
Normal service time (days before holidays)  8:30-21:00
Normal service time (weekdays)  8:30-21:00
Rate, ticket class 1-day ticket   Rate, adult 5,000 yen  

Neighboring ski snowboarding spot information

Neighboring spot information