Sky Valley (Kami Town, Hyogo)

Sky Valley
スカイバレイ (兵庫県 香美町)
Planned season: Friday 23rd December 2016 until Friday 31st March 2017

Official snow depth --- [updated on 27th April 2017]

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Sky Valley is located in Yabu city in the north-western region of Hyogo Prefecture, on the eastern slopes of Mt Hachibuse. It is connected with the Hyperbowl Tohachi resort and they share a common lift ticket. It has been operating since 1982.

Hyogo Prefecture is located in the Kansai region of western Japan. It stretches the width of the country and has a coastline both on the Sea of Japan to the north and on the Seto Inland Sea to the south. Most of the ski and snowboard resorts in Hyogo Prefecture are located in the northern region of the Prefecture.

The Mountain

1007m
500m
507m
32"
8
3200m
5
20%
70%
10%
Skiers
25%
ropeways Ropeways gondolas Gondolas quad lifts Quad lifts triple lifts Triple lifts pair lifts Pair lifts single lifts Single lifts other lifts Other
Boarders
75%
0 0 0 1 4 0 0

Sky Valley 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 40cm 20cm 1st 210cm 65cm 1st 185cm 95cm
2nd - - 2nd 40cm 20cm 2nd 220cm 70cm 2nd 185cm 95cm
3rd - - 3rd 35cm 15cm 3rd 220cm 75cm 3rd 185cm 80cm
4th - - 4th 25cm 15cm 4th 215cm 75cm 4th 185cm 75cm
5th - - 5th - 10cm 5th 210cm 70cm 5th 180cm 65cm
6th - - 6th - - 6th 205cm 70cm 6th 180cm 30cm
7th - - 7th - 10cm 7th 220cm 115cm 7th 190cm 30cm
8th - - 8th - 5cm 8th 230cm 120cm 8th 215cm 30cm
9th - - 9th - 5cm 9th 230cm 110cm 9th 205cm 30cm
10th - - 10th - 5cm 10th 260cm 150cm 10th 215cm 30cm
11th - - 11th - 5cm 11th 300cm 140cm 11th 215cm -
12th - - 12th 55cm 10cm 12th 330cm 135cm 12th 205cm -
13th - - 13th 60cm 15cm 13th 330cm 110cm 13th 190cm -
14th - - 14th 100cm 15cm 14th 330cm 60cm 14th 175cm -
15th - - 15th 150cm 15cm 15th 325cm 50cm 15th 185cm -
16th - - 16th 155cm 15cm 16th 310cm 65cm 16th 200cm -
17th - - 17th 165cm 15cm 17th 285cm 70cm 17th 195cm -
18th - - 18th 165cm 20cm 18th 270cm 85cm 18th 185cm -
19th - - 19th 165cm 20cm 19th 280cm 80cm 19th 175cm -
20th - - 20th 165cm 40cm 20th 240cm 70cm 20th 165cm -
21st - - 21st 170cm 55cm 21st 235cm 65cm 21st 160cm -
22nd - - 22nd 180cm 70cm 22nd 235cm 75cm 22nd 160cm -
23rd - - 23rd 205cm 75cm 23rd 220cm 70cm 23rd 145cm -
24th - - 24th 280cm 80cm 24th 215cm 70cm 24th 140cm -
25th - - 25th 290cm 90cm 25th 200cm 80cm 25th 135cm -
26th - 0cm 26th 290cm 90cm 26th 190cm 85cm 26th 130cm -
27th - 0cm 27th 270cm 85cm 27th 190cm 95cm 27th - -
28th - 5cm 28th 255cm 85cm 28th 190cm 80cm 28th - -
29th - 10cm 29th 240cm 75cm 29th - 60cm 29th - -
30th - 15cm 30th 215cm 70cm 30th 30th - -
31st 45cm 15cm 31st 210cm 65cm 31st 31st - -

Previous Statistics

Sky Valley Facilities

School
School
Ski School: Available Snowboard School: Available
Ski and snowboard lessons are available at Sky Valley. 
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
The kids area is located near the Number 3 Resthouse up on the slopes and is free to enter. 
Park Information
Park information
There are a few Park Areas at Sky Valley - The Number 1 Board Park features an 80m long half pipe and the Number 2 Board Park features a variety of items. There are other items found around the slopes of this ski hill. 

Sky Valley Season & Opening Times

Typical season is from Late December until Late March
October November December January February March April May June July
                                                           
Daytime
Daytime
Weekends and holidays Normally open from 8:00am until 4:40pm
Weekdays Normally open from 8:00am until 4:40pm
Nighta
'Nighta' (night skiing)
Weekends and holidays No
Weekdays No
Opening information
Opening information
Sky Valley is open from 8am until 4:40pm every day.

There is no nighta at this resort.

Sky Valley Lift Ticket Charges

Adults Child
Elementary School age
Senior
60 years & over
1 Day (weekend & holidays) 4,000 yen 2,000 yen 3,500 yen
1 Day (weekdays) 3,500 yen 2,000 yen 3,000 yen
AM / PM (weekend & holidays) 3,000 yen 1,500 yen 2,500 yen
AM / PM (weekdays) 2,500 yen 1,500 yen 2,000 yen
1 Lift Coupon 500 yen 500 yen 500 yen
Season Ticket (all) 35,000 yen 20,000 yen
Season Ticket + Parking 45,000 yen
Month (January or February) 15,000 yen 12,000 yen
Month (February) 15,000 yen 12,000 yen
Month (March) 13,000 yen 10,000 yen
Lift Ticket Information The lift tickets and season tickets are valid at both Sky Valley and the connecting Hyperbowl Tohachi.

The Morning ticket is valid from opening until 1pm.

The Afternoon ticket is valid from 11:30am until closing.

Getting to Sky Valley

By public transport
Train
Train
24.7km from Yoka Station on the Sanin Honsen line
42.5km from Toyo-oka Station on the Sanin Honsen line
Transport Information
Information
Sky Valley is just under 25km from Yoka Station on the Sanin Honsen line.
bus
Bus
No shuttle bus service information is available.
By Car
Car
20.5km from the Yokahyonosen IC on the Bantan Renraku Road
36km from the Wadayama IC on the Bantan Renraku Road
Nearest national route: Route 9 (3.6km away)
Nearest prefecture road: Prefecture Road 531
Direction
Direction
Sky Valley is just over 20km from the Yokahyonosen IC exit of the Bantan Renraku Road.

From the IC exit turn left onto Route 9 and continue on that road for about 17km. Turn left at the traffic lights onto Prefecture Road 269 and then after another 1km turn left onto Prefecture Road 531. The turn off to the left for Sky Valley is just under 2km along this road.
Parking
Parking
There are a number of car parks close to the base of Sky Valley. Parking costs 1000 yen per vehicle on weekdays and 1500 yen on Saturdays, Sundays and holidays.

More Information

Visit official website
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Address
Address
Nakaotani 701
Kami-cho
Mikata-gun
Hyogo-ken
667-1343
Telephone
Telephone
0796-96-0375
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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