Snow Resort Nekoyama (Shobara City, Hiroshima)

Snow Resort Nekoyama
スノーリゾート猫山 (広島県 庄原市)
Planned season: Saturday 3rd December 2016 until late March 2017
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Snow Resort Nekoyama is located on the northern slopes of Mt Neko, to the north-east of central Shobara city in the north-eastern region of Hiroshima Prefecture. Dogoyama Kogen is close by, just to the north of Snow Resort Nekoyama.

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

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Snow Resort Nekoyama Snow Depth Statistics

Official snow depth numbers from the current season and previous season
December January February March
1st - - 1st 40cm 40cm 1st 135cm 130cm 1st 80cm 70cm
2nd - - 2nd 40cm 40cm 2nd 135cm 130cm 2nd 80cm 70cm
3rd - - 3rd 40cm 40cm 3rd 135cm 130cm 3rd 80cm 70cm
4th - - 4th 40cm 40cm 4th 120cm 130cm 4th 80cm 60cm
5th - - 5th 40cm 40cm 5th 110cm 130cm 5th 80cm 60cm
6th - - 6th 40cm 40cm 6th 100cm 130cm 6th 80cm 50cm
7th - - 7th 40cm 40cm 7th 115cm 130cm 7th 80cm 50cm
8th - - 8th 40cm 40cm 8th 115cm 130cm 8th 80cm 45cm
9th - - 9th 40cm 40cm 9th 115cm 140cm 9th 80cm 50cm
10th - - 10th 40cm 40cm 10th 150cm 140cm 10th 90cm 50cm
11th - - 11th 40cm 40cm 11th 150cm 130cm 11th 90cm 50cm
12th - - 12th 40cm 40cm 12th 150cm 130cm 12th 90cm 45cm
13th - - 13th 40cm 40cm 13th 150cm 100cm 13th 80cm 45cm
14th - - 14th 50cm 40cm 14th 150cm 60cm 14th 80cm 45cm
15th 35cm - 15th 90cm 50cm 15th 150cm 60cm 15th 80cm 45cm
16th 40cm - 16th 120cm 50cm 16th 150cm 75cm 16th 80cm 45cm
17th 40cm - 17th 120cm 50cm 17th 150cm 75cm 17th 80cm 45cm
18th 40cm - 18th 120cm 50cm 18th 130cm 85cm 18th 70cm 40cm
19th 40cm 30cm 19th 120cm 80cm 19th 130cm 85cm 19th 70cm 30cm
20th 40cm 30cm 20th 120cm 110cm 20th 130cm 75cm 20th 70cm 30cm
21st 40cm 30cm 21st 135cm 110cm 21st 110cm 75cm 21st - -
22nd 40cm 30cm 22nd 135cm 110cm 22nd 100cm 75cm 22nd - -
23rd 40cm 30cm 23rd 135cm 110cm 23rd 90cm 70cm 23rd - -
24th 40cm 30cm 24th 150cm 120cm 24th 90cm 70cm 24th - -
25th 0cm 30cm 25th 150cm 120cm 25th 90cm 70cm 25th - -
26th 0cm 30cm 26th 150cm 140cm 26th 90cm 70cm 26th - -
27th - 30cm 27th 150cm 140cm 27th 80cm 70cm 27th - -
28th 30cm 30cm 28th 150cm 140cm 28th 80cm 70cm 28th - -
29th 30cm 30cm 29th 150cm 140cm 29th - 65cm 29th - -
30th 40cm 35cm 30th 135cm 140cm 30th 30th - -
31st 40cm 35cm 31st 135cm 130cm 31st 31st - -

Snow Resort Nekoyama Facilities

Ski School: Not available Snowboard School: Not available
Ski and snowboard lessons are available at Snow Resort Nekoyama. 
Equipment Rental
Ski Rental: Not available Snowboard Rental: Not available
Ski and snowboard equipment as well as wear are available to rent at the resort. 
Children Facilities
Children's facilities
The 'Yuki asobi hiroba' is an area at base for young children. Entry is 500 yen per child (free for accompanying adult and people with valid one day lift ticket). 
Park Information
Park information
There is no special park area. 

Snow Resort Nekoyama Season & Opening Times

Typical season is from Early December until Late March
October November December January February March April May June July
Weekends and holidays Normally open from 8:30am until 5:00pm
Weekdays Normally open from 8:30am until 5:00pm
'Nighta' (night skiing)
Weekends and holidays Yes
Weekdays Yes
Opening information
Opening information
Snow Resort Nekoyama is open from 8:30am until 5pm during the daytime.

Nighta is from 5:30pm until 10pm.

Snow Resort Nekoyama Lift Ticket Charges

Adults Child
Elementary & Junior High School age
50 years & over
1 Day (8:30am-5pm) 4,200 yen 2,600 yen 3,100 yen
5 Hours 3,800 yen
4 Hours 3,300 yen
3 Hours 2,800 yen
2 Hours 2,100 yen
1 Lift Coupon 400 yen
11 Lift Coupons 4,200 yen
Nighta (5:30pm-10pm) 2,000 yen 1,000 yen
Season (daytime) 43,200 yen 25,800 yen 30,900 yen
Season (inc. nighta) 45,300 yen 26,800 yen 31,900 yen
Lift Ticket Information A 1 day lift ticket that is valid for 1 adult and 1 child is 5,200 yen.

Kodomo Day is every Saturday between 7th January and 25th February 2017. On those dates, children can ride the lifts for free.

Getting to Snow Resort Nekoyama

By public transport
6.8km from Dogoyama Station on the Geibi line
9.6km from Bingo Ochiai Station on the Geibi line
Transport Information
The nearest train station (accessible in winter) is Bingo Ochiai Station on the Geibi line, 10km away to the south west of the ski hill.
No shuttle bus service information is available.
By Car
22.1km from the Tojo IC on the Chugoku Expressway
34.4km from the Shobara IC on the Chugoku Expressway
Nearest national route: Route 183 (1.3km away)
Snow Resort Nekoyama is located just over 1km off Route 183.

The Tojo IC exit on the Chugoku Expressway is about 22km away and the Shobara IC exit is about 35km away from the resort.
There is parking for about 1000 vehicles at the base of the resort. Parking is free every day of the season.

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Misaka 5190-50
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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