Yogoshiyama is a small ski hill located to the east of central Hiranai town in the eastern Aomori Prefecture.
Aomori Prefecture is the northernmost prefecture on the main island of Honshu and borders Akita Prefecture and Iwate Prefecture to the south. Hokkaido is to the north across the Tsugaru Strait. There are a number of ski hills located across Aomori Prefecture, mostly small in scale. The capital, Aomori city, is located in the central area by the shores of Mutsu Bay and to the north of the Hakkoda mountains.
There is no ski or snowboard school at Yogoshiyama.
Ski and snowboard equipment rental is available. Ski and snowboard wear rental is also available.
There is a 'super slider' and small sledging kids area near the base.
There are no special snow park facilities.
Yogoshiyama Season & Opening Times
Typical season is from Late December until Mid March
Weekends and holidays
Normally open from 9:00am until 4:30pm
Only open evenings on Tuesdays and Thursdays
'Nighta' (night skiing)
Weekends and holidays
Yogoshiyama is open from 9am until 4:30pm on weekends. This ski hill is also sometimes open Tuesdays and Thursdays from 4pm until 9pm
Yogoshiyama Lift Ticket Charges
Elementary School age & under
Operations on Saturdays, Sundays and national holidays from 9am until 4:30pm.
Getting to Yogoshiyama
By public transport
33.6km from Shin Aomori Station on the Tohoku Shinkansen line
4.1km from Kominato Station on the Aoimori Tetsudousen line
29.9km from Aomori Station on the Ou Honsen Line
The nearest train station is Kominato Station on the Aoimori Tetsudousen line, about 4km away.
The Tohoku Shinkansen station, Shin Aomori Station, is about 34km from Yogoshiyama.
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