Iwakisan Hyakuzawa (Hirosaki Town, Aomori)

Iwakisan Hyakuzawa
岩木山百沢 (青森県 弘前市)
Planned season: Saturday 23rd December 2017 until mid March 2018
Official snow depth 181cm (6cm) [updated on 19th February 2018]

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Iwakisan Hyakuzawa is a small ski hill located on the south-eastern slopes of Mt Iwaki to the west of Hiroasaki city in Aomori Prefecture. This ski hill has three pair lifts and a 200m long pony lift. Lift tickets are valid at both Iwakisan Hyakuzawa and Soma Romantopia.

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.

The Mountain

784m
428m
356m
30"
5
2000m
4
20%
30%
50%
Skiers
60%
ropeways Ropeways gondolas Gondolas quad lifts Quad lifts triple lifts Triple lifts pair lifts Pair lifts single lifts Single lifts other lifts Other
Boarders
40%
0 0 0 0 3 0 1

Iwakisan Hyakuzawa Snow Depth Statistics

Official snow depth numbers from the current season and previous season
December January February March
17/18
season
16/17
season
17/18
season
16/17
season
17/18
season
16/17
season
17/18
season
16/17
season
1st - - 1st 74cm 51cm 1st 164cm 139cm 1st - 173cm
2nd - - 2nd 75cm 47cm 2nd 159cm 158cm 2nd - 169cm
3rd - - 3rd 88cm 54cm 3rd 140cm 170cm 3rd - 160cm
4th - - 4th 104cm 50cm 4th 150cm 159cm 4th - 166cm
5th - - 5th 100cm 64cm 5th 144cm 151cm 5th - 166cm
6th - - 6th 96cm 79cm 6th 146cm 148cm 6th - 165cm
7th - - 7th 102cm 70cm 7th 160cm 166cm 7th - 190cm
8th - - 8th 97cm 61cm 8th 166cm 188cm 8th - 200cm
9th - - 9th 87cm 56cm 9th 157cm 181cm 9th - 204cm
10th - - 10th 80cm 52cm 10th 152cm 168cm 10th - 211cm
11th - - 11th 82cm 78cm 11th 149cm 186cm 11th - 211cm
12th - - 12th 80cm 90cm 12th 156cm 183cm 12th - 199cm
13th - - 13th 96cm 92cm 13th 157cm 200cm 13th - 192cm
14th - - 14th 106cm 101cm 14th 161cm 198cm 14th - 184cm
15th - - 15th 98cm 108cm 15th 167cm 210cm 15th - 183cm
16th - - 16th 95cm 105cm 16th 173cm 195cm 16th - 177cm
17th - - 17th 95cm 101cm 17th 171cm 160cm 17th - 175cm
18th - - 18th 93cm 108cm 18th 175cm 160cm 18th - 174cm
19th - - 19th 94cm 116cm 19th 181cm 168cm 19th - 169cm
20th - - 20th 96cm 116cm 20th - 170cm 20th - 164cm
21st - - 21st 96cm 114cm 21st - 183cm 21st - -
22nd 54cm - 22nd 102cm 106cm 22nd - 185cm 22nd - -
23rd 50cm - 23rd 96cm 117cm 23rd - 182cm 23rd - -
24th 45cm 20cm 24th 105cm 132cm 24th - 176cm 24th - -
25th 40cm 21cm 25th 125cm 157cm 25th - 181cm 25th - -
26th 45cm 20cm 26th 146cm 156cm 26th - 190cm 26th - -
27th 50cm 19cm 27th 150cm 133cm 27th - 191cm 27th - -
28th 60cm 48cm 28th 147cm 123cm 28th - 183cm 28th - -
29th 72cm 50cm 29th 150cm 114cm 29th - - 29th - -
30th 83cm 63cm 30th 154cm 123cm 30th 30th - -
31st 82cm 56cm 31st 158cm 141cm 31st 31st - -

Iwakisan Hyakuzawa Facilities

School
School
Ski School: Available Snowboard School: Available
Ski and snowboard lessons are available at Iwakisan Hyakuzawa. 
Rental
Equipment Rental
Ski Rental: Available Snowboard Rental: Available
Ski and snowboard equipment rental is available.
Ski and snowboard wear rental is also available. 
Children Facilities
Children's facilities
There are a few activities available for children including special kids ski and snowboard lessons. 
Park Information
Park information
There are no special snow park facilities. 

Iwakisan Hyakuzawa Season & Opening Times

Typical season is from Late December until Mid March
October November December January February March April May June July
                                                           
Daytime
Daytime
Weekends and holidays Normally open from 10:00am until 4:00pm
Weekdays Normally open from 10:00am until 4:00pm
Nighta
'Nighta' (night skiing)
Weekends and holidays Sometimes
Weekdays Sometimes
Opening information
Opening information
Iwakisan Hyakuzawa is generally open from 10:00am until 4:00pm in the daytime.

Nighta operations are from 5:00pm until 9:00pm on four days of the week - Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday. The lifts do not operate between 4:00pm and 5:00pm on days when there is nighta.

Iwakisan Hyakuzawa Lift Ticket Charges

Adults Child
4 years to Junior High School age
Senior
60 years & over
1 Day 2,600 yen 1,500 yen 1,500 yen
1 Lift Coupon 250 yen 180 yen 180 yen
11 Lift Coupons 2,500 yen 1,800 yen 1,800 yen
Nighta 1,500 yen 800 yen 800 yen
4 Hours 1,700 yen 1,000 yen 1,000 yen
PM & Nighta (1pm-9pm) 2,600 yen 1,500 yen 1,500 yen
Season Ticket 25,000 yen 12,500 yen 12,500 yen
Lift Ticket Information All tickets shown above are valid at both Iwakisan Hyakuzawa and Soma Romantopia.

Getting to Iwakisan Hyakuzawa

By public transport
Train
Train
15.4km from Hirosaki Station on the Ou Honsen Line
Transport Information
Information
Iwakisan Hyakuzawa is just over 15km from Hirosaki Station on the Ou Honsen line.

>> More information on the Ou Honsen train line
bus
Bus
A free shuttle bus is available from Hirosaki Station.
By Car
Car
27.3km from the Owani Hirosaki IC on the Tohoku Expressway
30.2km from the Kuroishi IC on the Tohoku Expressway
Nearest national route: Route 7 (17.4km away)
Nearest prefecture road: Prefecture Road 3
Direction
Direction
Iwakisan Hyakuzawa is about 27km from the Owani Hirosaki IC exit on the Tohoku Expressway.

From the city area, take Prefecture Road 3 west heading towards Mt Iwaki.

>> More information on Tohoku Expressway
Parking
Parking
There is parking for 550 vehicles at the base of the ski hill. Parking is free every day of the season.

More Information

Visit official website
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Address
Address
Higashiiwakisan Hyakuzawa
Hirosaki-shi
Aomori-ken
036-1343
Telephone
Telephone
0172-83-2224
RESORT INFORMATION
Information for ski hills around Japan have been updated for the 2017-2018 season
Current resort snow depth
181cm
(6cm)
(change since last update)
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