Ishizuchi (Saijo City, Ehime)

Ishizuchi
石鎚 (愛媛県 西条市)
Planned season: Saturday 23rd December 2017 until Sunday 11th March 2018
Official snow depth --- [updated on 25th April 2018]

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Ishizuchi is located by the side of Prefecture Road 12 to the south of central Saijo city in Ehime Prefecture. The courses of the ski hill are found at the top of the Ropeway at an elevation of 1250m.

Ishizuchi 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

1400m
150m
1250m
30"
3
700m
5
20%
50%
30%
Skiers
40%
ropeways Ropeways gondolas Gondolas quad lifts Quad lifts triple lifts Triple lifts pair lifts Pair lifts single lifts Single lifts other lifts Other
Boarders
60%
1 0 0 0 3 1 0

Ishizuchi 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
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16/17
season
17/18
season
16/17
season
1st - - 1st 60cm 40cm 1st 90cm 70cm 1st 90cm 60cm
2nd - - 2nd 60cm 40cm 2nd 100cm 70cm 2nd 70cm 60cm
3rd - - 3rd 60cm 40cm 3rd 100cm 70cm 3rd 70cm 70cm
4th - - 4th 60cm 40cm 4th 110cm 70cm 4th 70cm 70cm
5th - - 5th 70cm 40cm 5th 110cm 60cm 5th 60cm 70cm
6th - - 6th 70cm 40cm 6th 120cm 60cm 6th 60cm 70cm
7th - - 7th 70cm 40cm 7th 120cm 60cm 7th 60cm 70cm
8th - - 8th 60cm 40cm 8th 120cm 60cm 8th 60cm 70cm
9th - - 9th 50cm 40cm 9th 120cm 60cm 9th 50cm 75cm
10th - - 10th 70cm 40cm 10th 120cm 60cm 10th 50cm 80cm
11th - - 11th 80cm 40cm 11th 110cm 80cm 11th 50cm 80cm
12th - - 12th 100cm 40cm 12th 110cm 80cm 12th - 80cm
13th - - 13th 100cm 40cm 13th 120cm 85cm 13th - 70cm
14th - - 14th 100cm 50cm 14th 120cm 85cm 14th - 70cm
15th - - 15th 100cm 50cm 15th 120cm 95cm 15th - 70cm
16th - - 16th 100cm 50cm 16th 120cm 95cm 16th - 70cm
17th - - 17th 100cm 60cm 17th 120cm 90cm 17th - 70cm
18th - - 18th 60cm 60cm 18th 120cm 70cm 18th - 70cm
19th - - 19th 60cm 60cm 19th 120cm 70cm 19th - 70cm
20th - - 20th 60cm 60cm 20th 120cm 70cm 20th - 70cm
21st - - 21st 60cm 60cm 21st 120cm 60cm 21st - -
22nd 50cm - 22nd 60cm 60cm 22nd 120cm 60cm 22nd - -
23rd 50cm 0cm 23rd 70cm 80cm 23rd 110cm 60cm 23rd - -
24th 50cm 0cm 24th 90cm 80cm 24th 110cm 50cm 24th - -
25th 40cm 20cm 25th 90cm 100cm 25th 110cm 60cm 25th - -
26th 50cm - 26th 90cm 100cm 26th 100cm 60cm 26th - -
27th 50cm - 27th 90cm 100cm 27th 100cm 60cm 27th - -
28th 60cm 0cm 28th 90cm 100cm 28th 90cm 60cm 28th - -
29th 60cm - 29th 90cm 100cm 29th - - 29th - -
30th 60cm 30cm 30th 90cm 70cm 30th 30th - -
31st 60cm 40cm 31st 90cm 70cm 31st 31st - -

Ishizuchi Facilities

School
School
Ski School: Available Snowboard School: Available
Ski and snowboard lessons are available at Ishizuchi. 
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 'play in the snow' and sledging area for children by the base area (top of the Ropeway). 
Park Information
Park information
Park items can be found in the 'Snow Park' area near base (top of the Ropeway). 

Ishizuchi 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 8:30am until 5:00pm
Weekdays Normally open from 9:00am until 4:30pm
Nighta
'Nighta' (night skiing)
Weekends and holidays No
Weekdays No
Opening information
Opening information
Ishizuchi is open from 9:00am until 4:30pm on weekdays and from 8:30am until 5:00pm on weekends and holidays.

The first Ropeway of the day is 8:20am on weekends and 8:40am on weekdays.

There is no nighta at this ski hill.

Ishizuchi Lift Ticket Charges

Adults Child
Junior High School age & under
Senior
1 Day 4,000 yen 2,500 yen
AM / PM 3,500 yen 2,000 yen
1 Day lifts only 2,200 yen 1,600 yen
AM/PM lifts only 1,600 yen 1,100 yen
Ropeway return 1,950 yen 980 yen
Season Ticket 40,000 yen 25,000 yen
Lift Ticket Information The main 1 Day ticket includes the ropeway and lifts.

The Season Ticket also includes full access to the ropeway and lifts.

Getting to Ishizuchi

By public transport
Train
Train
23.3km from Iyo Saijo Station on the Yosan line
Transport Information
Information
Ishizuchi is about 23km from Iyo Saijo Station on the Yosan line.
bus
Bus
A shuttle bus service is available from Iyo Saijo Station.
By Car
Car
21.3km from the Iyo Komatsu IC on the Matsuyama Expressway
27km from the Iyo Saijo IC on the Matsuyama Expressway
Nearest national route: Route 11 (16.3km away)
Nearest prefecture road: Prefecture Road 12
Direction
Direction
Ishizuchi is about 21km from Iyo Komatsu IC exit on the Matsuyama Expressway and about 27km from the Iyo Saijo IC exit.

The ski hill can be found off Prefecture Road to the south of central Saijo city.
Parking
Parking
There is parking for about 600 vehicles at the base. Parking is from 500 yen a day.

More Information

Visit official website
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Address
Address
Nishinokawako 81
Saijo-shi
Ehime-ken
793-0215
Telephone
Telephone
0897-59-0331
RESORT INFORMATION
Information for ski hills around Japan have been updated for the 2017-2018 season
Current resort snow depth
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(change since last update)
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