Ishizuchi (Saijo City, Ehime)

Ishizuchi
石鎚 (愛媛県 西条市)
Planned season: Friday 23rd December 2016 until Sunday 12th March 2017
Official snow depth Daily updates during snow season

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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
16/17
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15/16
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16/17
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15/16
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16/17
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15/16
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16/17
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15/16
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1st - - 1st 40cm 30cm 1st 70cm 50cm 1st 60cm 80cm
2nd - - 2nd 40cm 30cm 2nd 70cm 50cm 2nd 60cm 80cm
3rd - - 3rd 40cm 30cm 3rd 70cm 50cm 3rd 70cm 80cm
4th - - 4th 40cm 30cm 4th 70cm 50cm 4th 70cm 80cm
5th - - 5th 40cm 30cm 5th 60cm 50cm 5th 70cm 70cm
6th - - 6th 40cm 30cm 6th 60cm 50cm 6th 70cm 60cm
7th - - 7th 40cm 30cm 7th 60cm 50cm 7th 70cm 50cm
8th - - 8th 40cm 30cm 8th 60cm 60cm 8th 70cm 50cm
9th - - 9th 40cm 30cm 9th 60cm 60cm 9th 75cm 50cm
10th - - 10th 40cm 30cm 10th 60cm 60cm 10th 80cm 50cm
11th - - 11th 40cm 30cm 11th 80cm 60cm 11th 80cm 50cm
12th - - 12th 40cm 40cm 12th 80cm 60cm 12th 80cm 50cm
13th - - 13th 40cm 40cm 13th 85cm 50cm 13th 70cm 40cm
14th - - 14th 50cm 50cm 14th 85cm 40cm 14th 70cm -
15th - - 15th 50cm 50cm 15th 95cm 40cm 15th 70cm -
16th - - 16th 50cm 50cm 16th 95cm 50cm 16th 70cm -
17th - - 17th 60cm 50cm 17th 90cm 60cm 17th 70cm -
18th - - 18th 60cm 50cm 18th 70cm 60cm 18th 70cm -
19th - - 19th 60cm 50cm 19th 70cm 60cm 19th 70cm -
20th - - 20th 60cm 70cm 20th 70cm 60cm 20th 70cm -
21st - - 21st 60cm 70cm 21st 60cm 60cm 21st - -
22nd - 0cm 22nd 60cm 70cm 22nd 60cm 60cm 22nd - -
23rd 0cm - 23rd 80cm 70cm 23rd 60cm 60cm 23rd - -
24th 0cm - 24th 80cm 90cm 24th 50cm 60cm 24th - -
25th 20cm - 25th 100cm 90cm 25th 60cm 60cm 25th - -
26th - 0cm 26th 100cm 90cm 26th 60cm 60cm 26th - -
27th - 0cm 27th 100cm 90cm 27th 60cm 70cm 27th - -
28th 0cm 0cm 28th 100cm 90cm 28th 60cm 70cm 28th - -
29th - 0cm 29th 100cm 80cm 29th - 70cm 29th - -
30th 30cm 0cm 30th 70cm 50cm 30th 30th - -
31st 40cm 30cm 31st 70cm 50cm 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. 
Park Information
Park information
Park items can be found in the Snow Park area near base. 

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 8:00am 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 9am until 4:30pm on weekdays and from 8am until 5pm on weekends and holidays.

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

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Address
Address
Nishinokawako 81
Saijo-shi
Ehime-ken
793-0215
Telephone
Telephone
0897-59-0331
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.
Current resort snow depth
Daily updates during snow season
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