Utopia Saioto (Kita Hiroshima Town, Hiroshima)

Utopia Saioto
ユートピアサイオト (広島県 北広島町)
Planned season: Wednesday 16th November 2016 until mid March 2017
Official snow depth Daily updates during snow season

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Utopia Saioto is located in Kita Hiroshima city in the north-western region of Hiroshima Prefecture and close to the border with Shimane 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

1150m
414m
736m
32"
6
2000m
6
20%
40%
40%
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%
0 0 0 3 3 0 0

Utopia Saioto 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
season
15/16
season
1st - - 1st 70cm 70cm 1st 100cm 120cm 1st 100cm 105cm
2nd - - 2nd 70cm 70cm 2nd 100cm 110cm 2nd 95cm 105cm
3rd - 50cm 3rd 70cm 70cm 3rd 100cm 110cm 3rd 95cm 100cm
4th - - 4th 70cm 70cm 4th 100cm 110cm 4th 95cm 95cm
5th - - 5th 70cm 70cm 5th 100cm 110cm 5th 95cm 95cm
6th - - 6th 70cm 70cm 6th 100cm 110cm 6th 95cm 85cm
7th - - 7th 70cm 70cm 7th 105cm 110cm 7th 90cm 75cm
8th - - 8th 60cm 70cm 8th 105cm 110cm 8th 90cm 70cm
9th - - 9th 60cm 80cm 9th 105cm 110cm 9th 120cm 70cm
10th - - 10th 60cm 80cm 10th 120cm 110cm 10th 110cm 65cm
11th - - 11th 60cm 80cm 11th 120cm 105cm 11th 100cm 65cm
12th - - 12th 60cm 80cm 12th 140cm 105cm 12th 95cm 65cm
13th - - 13th 60cm 80cm 13th 160cm 105cm 13th 90cm 65cm
14th - - 14th 70cm 80cm 14th 160cm 85cm 14th 85cm 65cm
15th 60cm 60cm 15th 75cm 85cm 15th 160cm 85cm 15th 85cm 65cm
16th 70cm 50cm 16th 75cm 85cm 16th 160cm 95cm 16th 85cm 65cm
17th 70cm 60cm 17th 80cm 85cm 17th 160cm 105cm 17th 85cm 65cm
18th 70cm 70cm 18th 80cm 85cm 18th 150cm 105cm 18th 85cm 60cm
19th 70cm 70cm 19th 80cm 90cm 19th 160cm 105cm 19th 85cm 50cm
20th 70cm 70cm 20th 70cm 95cm 20th 150cm 105cm 20th 85cm 45cm
21st 70cm 70cm 21st 85cm 95cm 21st 140cm 100cm 21st 85cm 45cm
22nd 70cm 70cm 22nd 85cm 95cm 22nd 140cm 100cm 22nd 80cm 45cm
23rd 50cm 70cm 23rd 100cm 95cm 23rd 120cm 100cm 23rd 75cm 45cm
24th 65cm 70cm 24th 110cm 130cm 24th 120cm 100cm 24th 70cm -
25th 65cm 70cm 25th 120cm 140cm 25th 120cm 100cm 25th 70cm -
26th 65cm 70cm 26th 120cm 150cm 26th 110cm 100cm 26th 70cm -
27th 60cm 70cm 27th 120cm 150cm 27th 110cm 100cm 27th - -
28th 70cm 70cm 28th 120cm 150cm 28th 100cm 100cm 28th - -
29th 70cm 70cm 29th 120cm 140cm 29th - 95cm 29th - -
30th 70cm 70cm 30th 100cm 140cm 30th 30th - -
31st 70cm 70cm 31st 100cm 140cm 31st 31st - -

Previous Statistics

Utopia Saioto Facilities

School
School
Ski School: Available Snowboard School: Available
Ski and snowboard lessons are available at Utopia Saioto. 
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
'Kids Kingdom' is located by the Family course in the base area. Free entry with valid lift ticket, otherwise 500 yen. 
Park Information
Park information
There are 3 Snow Park areas at Utopia Saioto - the 'Main Park', the 'Stadium Park', the 'Debut Park' and the small 'Puchi Park'. Entry is free with valid lift ticket. 

Utopia Saioto Season & Opening Times

Typical season is from Mid November until Mid March
October November December January February March April May June July
                                                           
Daytime
Daytime
Weekends and holidays Normally open from 7:00am until 6:00pm
Weekdays Normally open from 8:00am until 5:00pm
Nighta
'Nighta' (night skiing)
Weekends and holidays Sometimes
Weekdays No
Opening information
Opening information
Utopia Saioto is open from 8am until 6pm on weekdays and from 7am until 7pm on weekends and holidays.

'All Night' is from 7am on Saturdays until 7pm on Sundays in January and February.

Utopia Saioto Lift Ticket Charges

Adults Child
Junior High School age & under
Senior
9 Hours 5,000 yen 3,600 yen
7 Hours 4,700 yen 3,100 yen
5 Hours 4,200 yen 2,600 yen
3 Hours 3,700 yen 2,100 yen
1 Lift Coupon 500 yen 500 yen
5 Lift Coupons 2,000 yen 2,000 yen
Lift Ticket Information The hourly tickets are valid from the time of purchase.

A 9 hour ticket is 2,900 yen on weekdays where the date includes a 3, 1 or 0.

Kodomo Day (Children's Day) is on the first and third Saturday in January and February. On those days, a 1 day ticket for children is 1,000 yen.

Getting to Utopia Saioto

By public transport
Train
Train
70.8km from Hiroshima Station on the Sanyo Shinkansen line
43.7km from Hamada Station on the Sanin Honsen line
Transport Information
Information
Utopia Saioto under 44km from Hamada Station on the Sanin Honsen line and about 71km from Hiroshima Station on the Sanyo Shinkansen line.
bus
Bus
No shuttle bus service information is available.
By Car
Car
34.4km from the Togouchi IC on the Chugoku Expressway
39.8km from the Chiyoda IC on the Chugoku Expressway
43.5km from the Hamada IC on the Hamada Expressway
Nearest national route: Route 186 (7.6km away)
Nearest prefecture road: Prefecture Road 11
Direction
Direction
Utopia Saioto is located just by the side of Prefecture Road 11 in Kita Hiroshima.

The resort is about 10km from Route 186 (also known as Iwami Highway).

Togouchi IC on the Chugoku Expressway is about 34km to the south and Hamada IC on the Hamada Expressway is about 43km to the north.
Parking
Parking
There is parking for 1,500 vehicles at the base of the resort. Parking is 1,000 yen per car.

More Information

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Address
Address
Sayooto 144
Kita Hiroshima-cho
Yamagata-gun
Hiroshima-ken
731-2314
Telephone
Telephone
0826-35-1234
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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