Kamoidake (Utashinai City, Hokkaido)

Kamoidake
かもい岳 (北海道 歌志内市)
Planned season: Saturday 26th November 2016 until Wednesday 5th April 2017
Official snow depth --- [updated on 23rd April 2017]

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Kamoidake is located on the eastern slopes of the mountain of the same name in the northern part of Utashinai city in central Hokkaido. There are two main areas and bases to this ski hill - West and East.

Hokkaido is the second largest island of Japan and also the largest and northernmost prefecture (though it is not usually referred to as a prefecture). It has coastlines on the Sea of Japan, the Sea of Okhotsk and also the Pacific Ocean. Sapporo is the capital city of Hokkaido and was host to the 1972 Winter Olympics. Hokkaido is home to the largest number of ski hills in Japan. While the majority of them are very small, some of the larger ski and snowboard resorts in Hokkaido - mostly found in regions to the west and east of Sapporo - are amongst the most famous in Japan.

The Mountain

467m
251m
216m
31"
10
1500m
4
40%
30%
30%
Skiers
80%
ropeways Ropeways gondolas Gondolas quad lifts Quad lifts triple lifts Triple lifts pair lifts Pair lifts single lifts Single lifts other lifts Other
Boarders
20%
0 0 0 0 3 0 1

Kamoidake 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 120cm 150cm 1st 170cm 185cm 1st 175cm 195cm
2nd - - 2nd 120cm 150cm 2nd 175cm 185cm 2nd 175cm 195cm
3rd - - 3rd 120cm 160cm 3rd 175cm 185cm 3rd 170cm 195cm
4th - - 4th 120cm 160cm 4th 175cm 185cm 4th 170cm 195cm
5th - - 5th 120cm 155cm 5th 175cm 190cm 5th 175cm 190cm
6th - - 6th 120cm 160cm 6th 175cm 190cm 6th 175cm 190cm
7th - - 7th 120cm 165cm 7th 175cm 190cm 7th 170cm 180cm
8th - - 8th 120cm 165cm 8th 175cm 190cm 8th 175cm 180cm
9th - - 9th 120cm 170cm 9th 175cm 190cm 9th 175cm 180cm
10th - - 10th 125cm 170cm 10th 175cm 190cm 10th 175cm 180cm
11th - - 11th 130cm 175cm 11th 175cm 195cm 11th 175cm 180cm
12th - - 12th 150cm 175cm 12th 175cm 195cm 12th 175cm 185cm
13th - - 13th 155cm 180cm 13th 175cm 190cm 13th 175cm 185cm
14th - - 14th 155cm 180cm 14th 175cm 185cm 14th 175cm 185cm
15th 70cm 60cm 15th 155cm 180cm 15th 175cm 180cm 15th 170cm 185cm
16th 75cm 50cm 16th 155cm 180cm 16th 170cm 180cm 16th 165cm 185cm
17th 75cm 50cm 17th 155cm 180cm 17th 175cm 185cm 17th 165cm 180cm
18th 75cm 50cm 18th 155cm 180cm 18th 175cm 190cm 18th 165cm 175cm
19th 75cm 70cm 19th 155cm 180cm 19th 175cm 190cm 19th 160cm 170cm
20th 75cm 70cm 20th 155cm 180cm 20th 175cm 185cm 20th 155cm 170cm
21st 75cm 60cm 21st 155cm 180cm 21st 175cm 185cm 21st 150cm 170cm
22nd 75cm 80cm 22nd 155cm 180cm 22nd 175cm 190cm 22nd 150cm 170cm
23rd 100cm 80cm 23rd 160cm 180cm 23rd 175cm 190cm 23rd 150cm 170cm
24th 110cm 80cm 24th 160cm 180cm 24th 175cm 190cm 24th 150cm 170cm
25th 110cm 85cm 25th 160cm 180cm 25th 175cm 190cm 25th 150cm 170cm
26th 110cm 90cm 26th 160cm 180cm 26th 175cm 195cm 26th 145cm 165cm
27th 110cm 111cm 27th 160cm 180cm 27th 175cm 195cm 27th 145cm 160cm
28th 110cm 110cm 28th 160cm 185cm 28th 175cm 195cm 28th 145cm 155cm
29th 110cm 110cm 29th 170cm 185cm 29th - 195cm 29th 140cm 150cm
30th 110cm 150cm 30th 170cm 185cm 30th 30th 140cm 145cm
31st 120cm 150cm 31st 170cm 185cm 31st 31st 140cm 145cm

Previous Statistics

Kamoidake Facilities

School
School
Ski School: Available Snowboard School: Not available
Ski and snowboard lessons are available at Kamoidake. 
Rental
Equipment Rental
Ski Rental: Available Snowboard Rental: Available
Ski and snowboard equipment rental is available. 
Children Facilities
Children's facilities
There are no special facilities for children. 
Park Information
Park information
There are no special snow park facilities. 

Kamoidake Season & Opening Times

Typical season is from Late November until Early April
October November December January February March April May June July
                                                           
Daytime
Daytime
Weekends and holidays Normally open from 9:00am until 4:00pm
Weekdays Normally open from 9:00am until 4:00pm
Nighta
'Nighta' (night skiing)
Weekends and holidays No
Weekdays Sometimes
Opening information
Opening information
Kamoidake is mostly open daily from 9am until 4pm.

Nighta operations on some Tuesdays to Thursdays in January and February - on those days open from 5pm until 8pm.

Kamoidake Lift Ticket Charges

Adults Child
Elementary School age & under
Older Child
Junior High School age
Senior
60 years & over
1 Day (9am-4pm) 3,000 yen 2,400 yen 2,700 yen
Morning (9am-1pm) 2,400 yen 1,920 yen
Afternoon (12pm-4pm) 1,700 yen 1,300 yen
1 Lift Coupon 400 yen 320 yen
5 Lift Coupons 1,500 yen 1,200 yen
10 Lift Coupons 2,500 yen 2,000 yen
1 Day Set 3,300 yen 2,700 yen
Nighta (5pm-8pm) 1,500 yen 1,000 yen
Season Ticket 40,000 yen 28,000 yen 32,000 yen 32,000 yen
Lift Ticket Information The Day Set ticket includes a 600 yen voucher which can be used for lunch.

Getting to Kamoidake

By public transport
Train
Train
7.2km from Moshiri Station on the Nemuro Honsen Line
8.2km from Akabira Station on the Nemuro Honsen Line
Transport Information
Information
The closest train station is Moshiri Station on the Nemuro Honsen line (7km), while Sunagawa Station on the Hakodate Honsen line is about 13km away.

>> More information on the Nemuro Honsen train line
bus
Bus
No shuttle bus service is available.
By Car
Car
9.7km from the Sunagawa Smart IC on the Hokkaido Expressway
17km from the Naie Sunagawa IC on the Hokkaido Expressway
18.2km from the Takikawa IC on the Hokkaido Expressway
Nearest national route: Route 38 (5.9km away)
Nearest prefecture road: Prefecture Road 1027
Direction
Direction
Arriving from the south on the Hokkaido Expressway, from the Takikawa IC or Sunagawa Smart IC exits head east on Prefecture Road 627 and then 114 to head to the ski hill base.

>> More information on Hokkaido Expressway
Parking
Parking
Car parking is available for 550 vehicles by the bases of Kamoidake.

More Information

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Address
Address
Kashin 95-9
Utashinai-shi
Hokkaido
073-0404
Telephone
Telephone
0125-42-2667
Season dates and information
At the time of writing (3rd April 2017), many ski resorts in Japan have closed for the 2016-2017 season - though some remain open. Season dates shown on these pages are the original planned dates and subject to change.

The information shown on this page is for the 2016-2017 season. Information will be reviewed and 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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