St.MARY (Kawasaki Town, Miyagi)

セントメリー (宮城県 川崎町)
Planned season: Thursday 22nd December 2016 until Monday 20th March 2017
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St Mary is located in Kawasaki town in the south-western region of Miyagi Prefecture. The courses are on the eastern foothills of Mt Gando. The base of the ski hill is just to the north of the expressway but most of the ski courses are actually on the other side of the expressway - the lifts and courses go over (and under) the expressway at two points near base. St Mary enjoys easy access from both the Miyagi and Yamagata regions.

Miyagi Prefecture is part of the northern Tohoku region of the main island of Honshu. It has a long Pacific coastline and is bordered with Iwate Prefecture to the north, Yamagata Prefecture to the west and Fukushima Prefecture to the south. The ski hills in Miyagi Prefecture are found in the mountainous regions stretching from the north to south of the western region of the prefecture.

The Mountain

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St.MARY Snow Depth Statistics

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

Previous Statistics

St.MARY Facilities

Ski School: Available Snowboard School: Available
Ski and snowboard lessons are available at St MARY. 
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 Land' area is at the base of the resort and features sledging and tubing. There is a 500 yen entry charge. 
Park Information
Park information
There is a 'Snow Park' area near the base in the central area of St Mary. 

St.MARY Season & Opening Times

Typical season is from Mid December until Mid 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 9:00am until 5:00pm
'Nighta' (night skiing)
Weekends and holidays Yes
Weekdays Yes
Opening information
Opening information
St Mary is open from 9am until 5pm on weekdays and from 8:30am until 5pm in the daytime.

Nighta is from 5:30pm until 10pm, usually weekdays and Saturdays.

St.MARY Lift Ticket Charges

Adults Child
Junior High School age & under
60 years & over
7 Hours 2,800 yen 1,800 yen 2,100 yen
5 Hours 2,600 yen 1,600 yen 1,900 yen
3 Hours 2,300 yen 1,300 yen 1,600 yen
1 Lift Coupon 300 yen 200 yen 200 yen
Nighta 2,000 yen 1,100 yen 1,200 yen
Nighta (2 hours) 1,200 yen 600 yen 800 yen
Season Ticket (all) 34,000 yen 22,000 yen 24,000 yen
Season Ticket (weekday) 22,000 yen 14,000 yen
Season Ticket (nighta) 18,000 yen 12,000 yen
Lift Ticket Information The 7 Hour ticket is valid for 7 hours from the time of purchase.
The 5 Hour ticket is valid for 5 hours from the time of purchase.
The 3 Hour ticket is valid for 3 hours from the time of purchase.

Getting to St.MARY

By public transport
27km from Yamagata Station on the Yamagata Shinkansen line
27km from Yamagata Station on the Ou Honsen Line
Transport Information
St Mary is 27km from Yamagata Station.

>> More information on the Yamagata Shinkansen train line
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No shuttle bus service information is available.
By Car
1.5km from the Sasaya IC on the Yamagata Expressway
25.6km from the Murata IC on the Tohoku Expressway
31.5km from the Sendai Miyagi IC on the Tohoku Expressway
Nearest national route: Route 286 (0.1km away)
St Mary is less than 2km from the Sasaya IC exit on the Yamagata Expressway.

From the Sasaya IC exit, turn right onto Route 286 to head to the ski hill.

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More information on Tohoku Expressway

There are 4 car parks close to the base of St Mary. Car Parks 1, 2 and 3 are free every day of the season. The car park in front of the Ski Centre is 500 yen.

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Season dates and information
At the time of writing (mid May), almost all ski resorts in Japan have closed for the 2016-2017 season.

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