Ishiuchi Maruyama Ski Resort

A long-established ski resort that has been operating for more than 70 years A free shuttle bus service runs from the nearest station. Ishiuchi Maruyama Ski Resort is constantly evolving and has introduced the world's most advanced combination lift. From the lift, you can enjoy a magnificent snow view of the Uonuma Plain and the Echigo Sanzan mountains. The ski area is among the top in Kanto area in terms of scale, elevation difference, number of ski lifts, and maximum run distance. resort offers a wide variety of slopes as well as one of the largest night ski slopes in Japan. The Snow Garden, which opened last season, is a new area where you can have fun in the snow, with a snow dome tent and terrace, a cafe and activities for visitors to enjoy and spend time. From this season, IC tickets will be introduced along with automatic ticket gates. Only 90 minutes from Tokyo by Shinkansen.

Ski resort data


  • 30%Beginner
  • 40%Intermediate
  • 30%Advanced

compacted snow / non compacted snow

  • 70%compacted snow
  • 30%non compacted snow

Resort features

Longest run distance
Maximum gradient

Weather / Snow condition

Current snow condition

Open season

Open season
Dec. 17th to Apr. 3rdOnly select courses open from December 17 to 24 and March 28 to April 3 / Schedule subject to change based on snow conditions (Tentative)
Opening hours
Weekdays 8:30AM-5:00PM
Saturdays 8:30AM-5:00PM
Public holidays 8:30AM-5:00PM
Daytime -
Night ski 4:00PM-8:00PM

Regular pricing

Lift tickets
USD 4~
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Rental items
USD 4~
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USD 26~
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Resort information

949-6372 1655 Ishiuchi, Minamiuonuma-shi, Niigata Prefecture
Snow park information
This snow park is one of the best in Japan when it comes to jumps, gibs, terrain, half-pipes and so on.
Kids' park
Snow Garden
A new area in Ishiuchi Maruyama Ski Resort where you can enjoy snow fun, relax at a cafe, enjoy activities. The snow dome tent and terrace overlooks the Uonuma Plain and the snowy landscape of the Echigo Sanzan mountains.
Ski lodge
The Resort Center by the central gate parking lot has an information desk, rental, shops, lockers, and changing rooms etc. to give skiers the best start to the day. Relax after skiiing in the bright spacious lounge. Ladies can freshen up in the powder room provided.
Rescue facilities
  • Restaurant Spur
  • Restaurant Cairn
  • Restaurant Balena
  • Shimizu Shokudo
  • Izakaya Kenchan slope store
  • Winter House Omaru
  • New Maruyama Lodge
  • Mont Blanc
  • Hutte #1
  • Rest House Saison
  • Australian snow house
Payment methods
  • visa
  • master
  • diners
  • amex
  • jcb
  • unionpay
  • Toboggan
  • Snow tubing
  • Kids’ park
  • Snow strider


Age 30-34
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  • 5
  • 3.9
  • Snow quality : 3
  • Scenery : 4
  • Services : 4
  • Level of crowds : 4
  • Access : 5
  • Ski resort meals : 4
  • Rental gear : 3
  • Activities : 4
  • Nightlife : 4