Hiroshima Kenmin no Mori (Shobara City, Hiroshima)

Hiroshima Kenmin no Mori
広島県県民の森 (広島県 庄原市)
Planned season: Mid December 2016 until late March 2017
Official snow depth 80cm (0cm) [updated on 22nd March 2017]

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Hiroshima Kenmin no Mori is a small ski located on the eastern slopes of Mt Hiba in Shobara city, in the north-eastern region of Hiroshima Prefecture. The ski hill itself boasts of some of the best quality snow in the region.

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

1080m
250m
830m
34"
4
1200m
3
25%
40%
35%
Skiers
70%
ropeways Ropeways gondolas Gondolas quad lifts Quad lifts triple lifts Triple lifts pair lifts Pair lifts single lifts Single lifts other lifts Other
Boarders
30%
0 0 0 0 2 0 1

Hiroshima Kenmin no Mori 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
season
16/17
season
15/16
season
1st - - 1st 30cm 5cm 1st 90cm 70cm 1st 80cm 80cm
2nd - - 2nd 25cm 10cm 2nd 100cm 80cm 2nd 70cm 80cm
3rd - - 3rd 25cm 10cm 3rd 100cm 80cm 3rd 80cm 70cm
4th - - 4th 20cm 10cm 4th 90cm 80cm 4th 80cm 60cm
5th - - 5th - 10cm 5th 90cm 80cm 5th 80cm 60cm
6th - - 6th 15cm 10cm 6th 70cm 75cm 6th 80cm 50cm
7th - - 7th 10cm 10cm 7th 100cm 80cm 7th 80cm 50cm
8th - - 8th 10cm 5cm 8th 100cm 80cm 8th 80cm 50cm
9th - - 9th 10cm 5cm 9th 100cm 90cm 9th 80cm 50cm
10th - - 10th 10cm 5cm 10th 130cm 80cm 10th 90cm 50cm
11th - - 11th 10cm 5cm 11th 180cm 80cm 11th 90cm 50cm
12th - - 12th 10cm 5cm 12th 200cm 80cm 12th 90cm -
13th - - 13th 15cm 5cm 13th 200cm 70cm 13th 90cm -
14th - - 14th 25cm 20cm 14th 200cm 60cm 14th 90cm -
15th - - 15th 80cm 30cm 15th 200cm 50cm 15th 90cm -
16th - - 16th 100cm 20cm 16th 200cm 80cm 16th 90cm -
17th - - 17th 130cm 20cm 17th 150cm 100cm 17th 90cm -
18th - - 18th 130cm 15cm 18th 130cm 100cm 18th 80cm -
19th - - 19th 110cm 60cm 19th 130cm 80cm 19th 80cm -
20th 15cm 0cm 20th 100cm 100cm 20th 100cm 70cm 20th 80cm -
21st 10cm - 21st 100cm 110cm 21st 100cm 70cm 21st 80cm -
22nd 5cm - 22nd 100cm 110cm 22nd 100cm 70cm 22nd 80cm -
23rd - - 23rd 140cm 110cm 23rd 90cm 70cm 23rd - -
24th 5cm 0cm 24th 160cm 130cm 24th 80cm 70cm 24th - -
25th 5cm 0cm 25th 180cm 160cm 25th 90cm 60cm 25th - -
26th - 0cm 26th 180cm 150cm 26th 80cm 70cm 26th - -
27th 0cm 0cm 27th 160cm 150cm 27th 80cm 70cm 27th - -
28th - 0cm 28th 140cm 140cm 28th 80cm 70cm 28th - -
29th 30cm 5cm 29th 120cm 90cm 29th - 60cm 29th - -
30th 30cm 5cm 30th 100cm 90cm 30th 30th - -
31st 30cm - 31st 100cm 80cm 31st 31st - -

Previous Statistics

Hiroshima Kenmin no Mori Facilities

School
School
Ski School: Available Snowboard School: Available
Ski and snowboard lessons are available at Hiroshima Kenmin no Mori. 
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. 

Hiroshima Kenmin no Mori Season & Opening Times

Typical season is from Mid December until Late 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 8:30am until 5:00pm
Nighta
'Nighta' (night skiing)
Weekends and holidays No
Weekdays No
Opening information
Opening information
Hiroshima Kenmin no Mori is open from 8:30am until 5pm.

There is no nighta at this ski hill.

Hiroshima Kenmin no Mori Lift Ticket Charges

Adults Child
Elementary School age & under
Senior
60 years & over
1 Day 4,000 yen 2,500 yen 2,500 yen
2 Days 6,500 yen 4,500 yen 4,500 yen
Morning (8:30am-1pm) 3,000 yen
Afternoon (12:30pm-5pm) 3,000 yen
1 Lift Coupon 300 yen 300 yen 300 yen
12 Lift Coupons 3,000 yen 3,000 yen 3,000 yen

Getting to Hiroshima Kenmin no Mori

By public transport
Train
Train
6.6km from Yuki Station on the Kisuki line
15.4km from Bingo Ochiai Station on the Geibi line
Transport Information
Information
The nearest train station is Yuki Station on the Kisuki line.

Bingo Ochiai Station on the Geibi line is over 15km from the ski hill.
bus
Bus
No shuttle bus service information is available.
By Car
Car
38.3km from the Shobara IC on the Chugoku Expressway
37.9km from the Tojo IC on the Chugoku Expressway
Nearest national route: Route 314 (6.7km away)
Nearest prefecture road: Prefecture Road 256
Direction
Direction
Hiroshima Kenmin no Mori is about 38km from Shobara IC on the Chugoku Expressway.

Tojo IC on the same expressway is about 38km away to the south.

The ski hill is located just off Prefecture Road 256 which is off the main Route 314 road.
Parking
Parking
There is parking for 600 vehicles at the base of the ski hill.

More Information

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Address
Address
Yuki 156-14
Saijo-cho
Shobara-shi
Hiroshima-ken
729-5602
Telephone
Telephone
0824-84-2011
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Current resort snow depth
80cm
(0cm)
(change since last update)
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