Zao Onsen Ski Resort

[Information from Zao Onsen Ski Resort/Zao Onsen Tourism Association] Zao Onsen is one of the largest snow resort areas in Tohoku, with a variety of slopes and courses, including the famous Yokokura no Kabe, where you can enjoy powder snow of excellent quality and enjoy snow sports all day long while viewing the world-class beauty of "juhyo", ice formations on trees, and a panoramic view of the spectacular scenery.

Ski resort data

Level

  • 40%Beginner
  • 40%Intermediate
  • 20%Advanced

compacted snow / non compacted snow

  • 80%compacted snow
  • 20%non compacted snow

Resort features

Courses
26
Lifts
34
Longest run distance
10000m
Maximum gradient
38°

Weather / Snow condition

Current snow condition
-cm
Chance of sunny weather
Dec 45.4%
Jan 43.2%
Feb 51.5%
Mar 48.1%

Open season

Open season
Dec. 1st to May 1stSchedule subject to change based on snow conditions.
Opening hours
Weekdays 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Saturdays 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Public holidays 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Daytime -
Night ski 5:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Regular pricing

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Lift tickets
USD 2~
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Rental items
USD 3~
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Lessons
USD 32~
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  • * Users will be redirected to an external site (WAmazing Snow)

Resort information

Address
990-2301 Zao Onsen, Yamagata-shi, Yamagata Prefecture
Snow park information
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Kids' park
Jukki Snow Park (Omori Slope, Nakamori Slope, Sunrise Slope): A Kids’ Snow Park based on the Zao Onsen mascot, “Jukki-kun.” An area designed for little children and perfect for snow activities (some equipment is not free).
Ski lodge
Zao Base Center JUPEER (restaurant, souvenir shop, rental shop, ticket center)
Rescue facilities
5 patrol offices
Restaurants
  • Summit Restaurant
  • Restaurant Yokokura
  • Restaurant Omori
  • Restaurant 101
  • Restaurant BeruBeru
  • Rest House Panorama
  • Zao Base Center JUPEER
  • SUNPAL
  • Restaurant Kurohime
Payment methods
  • visa
  • master
  • diners
  • amex
  • jcb
  • iccard
Activities
  • Snow trekking
  • Toboggan
  • Snowscoot
  • Kids’ park

Review

2019-03-04
Age 25-29
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  • 4
  • 5
  • 4.4
  • Snow quality : 3
  • Scenery : 5
  • Services : 5
  • Level of crowds : 5
  • Access : 4
  • Ski resort meals : 5
  • Rental gear : 5
  • Activities : 5
  • Nightlife : 3
2019-03-24
Age 35-39
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  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
  • 3.3
  • Snow quality : 2
  • Scenery : 3
  • Services : 3
  • Level of crowds : 4
  • Access : 4
  • Ski resort meals : 3
  • Rental gear : 4
  • Activities : 4
  • Nightlife : 3

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