Kuzuryu (Ono City, Fukui)

Kuzuryu
九頭竜 (福井県 大野市)
Planned season: Saturday 23rd December 2017 until mid March 2018
Official snow depth --- [updated on 25th April 2018]

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Kuzuryu is a small ski hill located in Ono city in Fukui Prefecture, close to Lake Kuzuryu and the border with Gifu Prefecture. The Challenge Course A offers a 41 degree gradient. Kuzuryu can either be accessed from the west (around Fukui) or from the east (Gujo city in Gifu Prefecture).

Fukui Prefecture is in the Chubu region of central Japan, facing the Sea of Japan. It borders Ishikawa to the north, Gifu to the east and Kyoto and Shiga to the south. Most of the ski hills in Fukui Prefecture are found in the north eastern region to the east of the capital, Fukui city.

The Mountain

728m
320m
408m
41"
6
800m
3
20%
50%
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 0 3 0 0

Kuzuryu 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 120cm - 1st 230cm 150cm 1st 250cm 130cm
2nd - - 2nd 130cm - 2nd 230cm 160cm 2nd 240cm 130cm
3rd - - 3rd 140cm - 3rd 230cm 150cm 3rd 230cm 120cm
4th - - 4th 140cm - 4th 230cm 150cm 4th 220cm 110cm
5th - - 5th 140cm - 5th 230cm 150cm 5th 210cm 100cm
6th - - 6th 140cm - 6th 250cm 160cm 6th 180cm 100cm
7th - - 7th 140cm - 7th 250cm 170cm 7th 160cm 90cm
8th - - 8th 140cm - 8th 250cm 170cm 8th 150cm 110cm
9th - - 9th 140cm - 9th 250cm 170cm 9th 150cm 130cm
10th - - 10th 150cm - 10th 250cm 180cm 10th 140cm 140cm
11th - - 11th 170cm - 11th 250cm 190cm 11th 140cm 140cm
12th - - 12th 170cm 30cm 12th 270cm 190cm 12th 140cm 130cm
13th - - 13th 180cm 60cm 13th 300cm 190cm 13th 130cm 120cm
14th - - 14th 190cm 60cm 14th 310cm 190cm 14th 130cm 110cm
15th - - 15th 190cm 100cm 15th 310cm 180cm 15th 120cm 120cm
16th - - 16th 190cm 130cm 16th 310cm 180cm 16th 110cm 110cm
17th - - 17th 190cm 150cm 17th 310cm 175cm 17th 100cm 100cm
18th - - 18th 190cm 150cm 18th 320cm 170cm 18th 90cm 90cm
19th - - 19th 170cm 150cm 19th 320cm 170cm 19th 80cm 90cm
20th - - 20th 150cm 150cm 20th 320cm 170cm 20th 70cm 80cm
21st - - 21st 150cm 160cm 21st 320cm 180cm 21st 70cm 70cm
22nd - - 22nd 130cm 160cm 22nd 320cm 180cm 22nd 60cm 70cm
23rd 40cm - 23rd 130cm 170cm 23rd 320cm 170cm 23rd 60cm 70cm
24th 40cm - 24th 160cm 170cm 24th 320cm 150cm 24th 50cm 70cm
25th 40cm - 25th 180cm 170cm 25th 290cm 150cm 25th 50cm 60cm
26th 70cm - 26th 190cm 170cm 26th 280cm 150cm 26th - 60cm
27th 90cm - 27th 210cm 170cm 27th 270cm 140cm 27th - -
28th 110cm - 28th 210cm 170cm 28th 260cm 140cm 28th - -
29th 110cm - 29th 210cm 170cm 29th - - 29th - -
30th 120cm - 30th 220cm 170cm 30th 30th - -
31st 120cm - 31st 230cm 160cm 31st 31st - -

Previous Statistics

Kuzuryu Facilities

School
School
Ski School: Available Snowboard School: Not available
Ski lessons are available at Kuzuryu. 
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 no special facilities for children. 
Park Information
Park information
There are no special snow park facilities. 

Kuzuryu 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 4:30pm
Weekdays Normally open from 8:30am until 4:30pm
Nighta
'Nighta' (night skiing)
Weekends and holidays No
Weekdays No
Opening information
Opening information
Kuzuryu is open from 8:30am until 4:30pm.

There is no nighta at this ski hill.

Kuzuryu Lift Ticket Charges

Adults Child
4 years to Elementary School age
Senior
50 years & over
1 Day (weekend & holidays) 3,800 yen 2,600 yen 2,600 yen
1 Day (weekdays) 2,500 yen 2,000 yen 2,000 yen
AM / PM (weekend & holidays) 2,300 yen
AM / PM (weekdays) 2,000 yen
1 Lift Coupon 260 yen
11 Lift Coupons 2,600 yen

Getting to Kuzuryu

By public transport
Train
Train
1km from Kuzuryuko Station on the Etsumi Hokusen line
57.1km from Fukui Station on the Hokuriku Honsen Line
Transport Information
Information
Kuzuryu is about 1km from Kuzuryuko Station on the Etsumi Hokusen line. This line is often known as the Kuzuryu-sen.
bus
Bus
No shuttle bus.

The ski hill is about 10 minutes walk from Kuzuryuko Station.
By Car
Car
28.9km from the Shirotori IC on the Tokai Hokuriku Expressway
52.2km from the Fukui IC on the Hokuriku Expressway
53.9km from the Fukui Kita IC on the Hokuriku Expressway
Nearest national route: Route 158 (0.5km away)
Direction
Direction
Kuzuryu is located about 0.5km off Route 158.

Shirotori IC of the Tokai Hokuriku Expressway is about 29km to the east.

From the west, Fukui IC is about 52km away.

Approach the resort from either the west or east on Route 158.

>> More information on Hokuriku Expressway
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More information on Tokai Hokuriku Expressway
Parking
Parking
There is parking for 700 vehicles on two car parks at the base of Kuzuryu. Parking is free every day of the season.

More Information

Visit official website
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Address
Address
Kakuno 14-3
Ono-shi
Fukui-ken
912-0217
Telephone
Telephone
0779-78-2651
RESORT INFORMATION
Information for ski hills around Japan have been updated for the 2017-2018 season
Current resort snow depth
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