White Valley Matsubara (Akiota Town, Hiroshima)

White Valley Matsubara
ホワイトバレー松原 (広島県 安芸太田町)
Planned season: Friday 23rd December 2016 until early March 2017
Official snow depth Daily updates during snow season

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White Valley Matsubara is a small ski hill located in the Matsubara area of Akiota town in the north-western region of Hiroshima Prefecture.

Hiroshima Prefecture is in the Chugoku region of western Japan. The capital city, Hiroshima, is on the southern coastline by the Seto Inland Sea. The two main regions of Hiroshima Prefecture where most of the ski hills can be found are the north-western region around Kita Hiroshima town and the north-eastern region of Shobara city.

The Mountain

880m
230m
650m
30"
5
1000m
2
10%
40%
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 2 0 0

White Valley Matsubara 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
season
15/16
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16/17
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15/16
season
1st - - 1st - - 1st 50cm 60cm 1st - -
2nd - - 2nd - - 2nd 40cm 60cm 2nd - -
3rd - - 3rd - - 3rd 40cm 60cm 3rd - -
4th - - 4th - - 4th 40cm 55cm 4th - -
5th - - 5th - - 5th 30cm 55cm 5th - -
6th - - 6th - - 6th 30cm 55cm 6th - -
7th - - 7th - - 7th 40cm 60cm 7th - -
8th - - 8th - - 8th 30cm 60cm 8th - -
9th - - 9th - - 9th 30cm 55cm 9th - -
10th - - 10th - - 10th 60cm 55cm 10th - -
11th - - 11th 0cm - 11th 100cm 50cm 11th - -
12th - - 12th - - 12th 150cm 45cm 12th - -
13th - - 13th - - 13th 140cm 45cm 13th - -
14th - - 14th 15cm - 14th 130cm 45cm 14th - -
15th - - 15th 15cm - 15th 120cm 45cm 15th - -
16th - - 16th - - 16th 110cm 45cm 16th - -
17th - - 17th - - 17th 90cm 95cm 17th - -
18th - - 18th - 25cm 18th 90cm 95cm 18th - -
19th - - 19th - - 19th 75cm 95cm 19th - -
20th - - 20th 40cm - 20th 75cm 95cm 20th - -
21st - - 21st 50cm - 21st 40cm 30cm 21st - -
22nd - - 22nd 70cm 80cm 22nd 40cm - 22nd - -
23rd - - 23rd 70cm 80cm 23rd 40cm - 23rd - -
24th - - 24th 70cm 130cm 24th 40cm - 24th - -
25th - - 25th 110cm 150cm 25th 30cm - 25th - -
26th - - 26th 110cm 150cm 26th 35cm 15cm 26th - -
27th - - 27th 100cm 130cm 27th - 15cm 27th - -
28th - - 28th 90cm 130cm 28th - 15cm 28th - -
29th - - 29th 80cm 90cm 29th - - 29th - -
30th - - 30th 70cm 80cm 30th 30th - -
31st - - 31st 70cm 60cm 31st 31st - -

White Valley Matsubara Facilities

School
School
Ski School: Available Snowboard School: Not available
Ski lessons are available at White Valley Matsubara. 
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 sledging area near base. 
Park Information
Park information
There are no special snow park facilities. 

White Valley Matsubara Season & Opening Times

Typical season is from Late December until Early 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 8:00am until 5:00pm
Nighta
'Nighta' (night skiing)
Weekends and holidays No
Weekdays No
Opening information
Opening information
There is no nighta at this ski hill.

White Valley Matsubara Lift Ticket Charges

Adults Child
Elementary School age & under
Senior
1 Day 3,800 yen 2,000 yen
Morning 3,000 yen 1,500 yen
Afternoon 3,000 yen 1,500 yen
1 Lift Coupon 400 yen
10 Lift Coupons 3,500 yen
Lift Ticket Information Kodomo-no-hi (Children's Day) is on the first and third Saturday of the month. On those days, a 1 day ticket is 1,000 yen for children of elementary school age and younger.

Getting to White Valley Matsubara

By public transport
Train
Train
65.4km from Hiroshima Station on the Sanyo Shinkansen line
57.1km from Masuda Station on the Sanin Honsen line
65.4km from Hiroshima Station on the Sanin Honsen line
Transport Information
Information
Hiroshima Station is about 65km away from the ski hill.
bus
Bus
No shuttle bus service information is available.
By Car
Car
14.1km from the Togouchi IC on the Chugoku Expressway
Nearest national route: Route 191 (0.6km away)
Direction
Direction
White Valley Matsubara is about 14km from the Togouchi IC exit on the Chugoku Expressway.

From the Togouchi IC exit, carry straight ahead on Route 191. The ski hill base is about 500m off the main Route 191 road.
Parking
Parking
There is parking for 600 vehicles at the base of the ski hill. Parking is 1,000 yen for 1 day.

More Information

Visit official website
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Address
Address
Matsubara 135-1
Akiota-cho
Yamagata-gun
Hiroshima-ken
731-3834
Telephone
Telephone
0826-29-0021
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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