Miyagi Zao St. Mary Ski Resort

St. Mary is a ski resort located nearby Kawasaki, a town nestled between the cities of Sendai in Miyagi Prefecture and Yamagata in Yamagata Prefecture. It is located along Route 286, and has the Aone Onsen and Sasaya-toge. The resort’s unique Starlight Course takes advantage of the view of cars driving through Yamagata; skiers will be treated to a special view that makes it seem almost like the lift and course is part of the thoroughfare itself. Kawasaki is connected via two interchanges on the highway for easy access to the resort. With its great accessibility and reasonable prices, many people from all over the country come to check out the slopes here.

Ski resort data


  • 50%Beginner
  • 30%Intermediate
  • 20%Advanced

compacted snow / non compacted snow

  • 90%compacted snow
  • 10%non compacted snow

Resort features

Longest run distance
Maximum gradient

Weather / Snow condition

Current snow condition
Chance of sunny weather
Dec 28.8%
Jan 32%
Feb 34%
Mar 41.7%

Open season

Open season
Dec. 22nd to Mar. 21stSchedule subject to change based on weather or slope conditions
Opening hours
Weekdays 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Saturdays 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Public holidays 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Daytime -
Night ski 5:30 PM - 10:00 PM

Regular pricing

Lift tickets
USD 1~
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Rental items
USD 2~
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USD 6~
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Resort information

989-1502 3-10 Inosawa Imashuku, Kawasaki, Shibata District, Miyagi Prefecture
Snow park information
Kids' park
KIDS LAND is divided into a sledding course and beginner's course. A 50m long snow escalator is installed here.
Ski lodge
Ticket counter, ski supplies, coin-operated lockers, changing rooms, lesson reception, Kids’ Room. Rental House located next to Central House.
Rescue facilities
In the Ski Center
  • 1F Fast Food
  • 2F Cafeteria
Payment methods
  • visa
  • master
  • amex
  • jcb
  • Toboggan
  • Kids’ park