Kuma Ski Land (Kuma Kogen Town, Ehime)

Kuma Ski Land
久万スキーランド (愛媛県 久万高原町)
Planned season: Friday 2nd December 2016 until late March 2017
Official snow depth Daily updates during snow season

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Kuma Ski Land is located in Kuma Kogen town in Ehime Prefecture. The resort is often open until 10pm or midnight. It uses artificial snow making machines to help out in the early and late season.

Kuma Ski Land is one of the few ski and snowboard resorts on the island of Shikoku. Shikoku is the smallest of the four main islands of Japan and located south of the western region of Honshu and to the east of Kyushu.

The Mountain

1000m
100m
900m
24"
5
610m
3
10%
60%
30%
Skiers
30%
ropeways Ropeways gondolas Gondolas quad lifts Quad lifts triple lifts Triple lifts pair lifts Pair lifts single lifts Single lifts other lifts Other
Boarders
70%
0 0 0 2 1 0 0

Kuma Ski Land Snow Depth Statistics

Official snow depth numbers from the current season and previous season
December January February March
16/17
season
15/16
season
16/17
season
15/16
season
16/17
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15/16
season
16/17
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15/16
season
1st - - 1st 40cm 50cm 1st 60cm 70cm 1st 60cm 50cm
2nd - - 2nd 40cm 50cm 2nd 60cm 70cm 2nd 60cm 50cm
3rd - 50cm 3rd 30cm 50cm 3rd 60cm 70cm 3rd 60cm 50cm
4th - - 4th 30cm 50cm 4th 60cm 70cm 4th 60cm 50cm
5th - - 5th 30cm 50cm 5th 60cm 70cm 5th 60cm 50cm
6th - - 6th 30cm 50cm 6th 60cm 70cm 6th 60cm 50cm
7th - - 7th 30cm 50cm 7th 60cm 70cm 7th 60cm 20cm
8th - - 8th 30cm 50cm 8th 60cm 70cm 8th 70cm 20cm
9th - - 9th 30cm 50cm 9th 65cm 70cm 9th 80cm 10cm
10th - - 10th 30cm 50cm 10th 65cm 70cm 10th 80cm 10cm
11th - - 11th 30cm 50cm 11th 70cm 70cm 11th 70cm -
12th - - 12th 30cm 50cm 12th 70cm 70cm 12th 70cm -
13th - - 13th 30cm 50cm 13th 70cm 50cm 13th 70cm -
14th - - 14th 40cm 70cm 14th 70cm 40cm 14th 60cm -
15th 30cm 40cm 15th 40cm 70cm 15th 70cm 40cm 15th 60cm -
16th 40cm 40cm 16th 50cm 70cm 16th 80cm 40cm 16th 60cm -
17th 50cm 40cm 17th 50cm 70cm 17th 80cm 50cm 17th 60cm -
18th 50cm 50cm 18th 50cm 70cm 18th 70cm 50cm 18th 50cm -
19th 50cm 50cm 19th 50cm 80cm 19th 70cm 50cm 19th 50cm -
20th 40cm 50cm 20th 50cm 80cm 20th 70cm 40cm 20th 40cm -
21st 30cm 50cm 21st 50cm 80cm 21st 65cm 40cm 21st - -
22nd 30cm 50cm 22nd 60cm 80cm 22nd 65cm 40cm 22nd - -
23rd 20cm 50cm 23rd 70cm 80cm 23rd 60cm 40cm 23rd - -
24th 20cm 45cm 24th 70cm 80cm 24th 60cm 40cm 24th - -
25th 30cm 45cm 25th 70cm 80cm 25th 60cm 40cm 25th - -
26th 30cm 45cm 26th 70cm 90cm 26th 60cm 40cm 26th - -
27th 20cm 45cm 27th 70cm 100cm 27th 60cm 40cm 27th - -
28th 20cm 45cm 28th 70cm 100cm 28th 60cm 40cm 28th - -
29th 30cm 45cm 29th 70cm 90cm 29th - 40cm 29th - -
30th 30cm 50cm 30th 60cm 80cm 30th 30th - -
31st 40cm 50cm 31st 60cm 70cm 31st 31st - -

Previous Statistics

Kuma Ski Land Facilities

School
School
Ski School: Available Snowboard School: Available
Ski and snowboard lessons are available at Kuma Ski Land. 
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 is a 'Chibikko' childrens area near base close to the car park and the Number 3 pair lift - 500 yen to enter. 
Park Information
Park information
The are two 'Board Park' areas in the central area of the ski hill. 

Kuma Ski Land Season & Opening Times

Typical season is from Early December until Late March
October November December January February March April May June July
                                                           
Daytime
Daytime
Weekends and holidays Normally open from 8:00am until 12:00am
Weekdays Normally open from 9:00am until 10:00pm
Nighta
'Nighta' (night skiing)
Weekends and holidays Sometimes
Weekdays Sometimes
Opening information
Opening information
Kuma Ski Land is open from 9am until 10pm except on Wednesdays and Saturdays when it is open until midnight.

* Open from 9am until 10pm from 30th December 2016 and from 1st-3rd January 2017 and from 9am until 5pm on 31st December 2016.

The lifts close between 5pm and 6pm daily for maintenance.

Kuma Ski Land Lift Ticket Charges

Adults Child
Junior High School age & under
Senior
Over 70 (men), 65 (women)
2 Hours 3,200 yen 2,000 yen
4 Hours 3,800 yen 2,300 yen
6 Hours 4,300 yen 2,600 yen
8 Hours 4,800 yen 2,900 yen
1 Lift coupon 270 yen
12 Lift coupons 3,200 yen 2,000 yen
Season Ticket 71,280 yen 41,040 yen 27,000 yen
Lift Ticket Information An entrance ticket is required in addition to the lift ticket.

The entrance ticket costs 1,200 yen for adults; 1,000 yen for high school students and 700 yen for elementary school age and younger.

A ticket that covers the entrance cost for the season costs 9,000 yen for adults and 5000 yen for people up to Senior High School age.

No entrance charge is required for nighta on Fridays.

The children season ticket shown above is valid for people up to Senior High School age.

Getting to Kuma Ski Land

By public transport
Train
Train
25.3km from Kita Iyo Station on the Yosan line
30.2km from Matsuyama Station on the Yosan line
Transport Information
Information
The closest station is Kita Iyo on the Yosan line.

Matsuyama Station is 30km from the resort.
bus
Bus
A bus service is available from Matsuyama Station and takes about an hour to get to a stop about 1.5km from the base.

Apparently if you call them from the bus stop, they will come and pick you up.
By Car
Car
23.9km from the Matsuyama IC on the Matsuyama Expressway
Nearest national route: Route 440 (2.4km away)
Direction
Direction
The ski hill can be found a few kilometres off Route 440 to the south east of Matsuyama city.

Matsuyama IC on the Matsuyama Expressway is 24km to the north west of the ski hill.

From the city, head in a southerly direction on Route 33 until reaching Route 440.
Parking
Parking
There are 3 main car parks at base for about 650 cars in total. Parking is free every day of the season.

More Information

Visit official website
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Address
Address
Higashi Myojin 754-60
Kumakogen-cho
Kamiuekena-gun
Ehime-ken
791-1204
Telephone
Telephone
0892-21-0100
Season dates and information
At the time of writing (mid May), almost all ski resorts in Japan have closed for the 2016-2017 season.

The information shown on this page is for the 2016-2017 season. Planned season dates and information for the 2017-2018 season will be updated over the coming months. Data for every ski resort should be updated in time for the start of the 2017-2018 winter season.
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