Miyagi Zao Shichikashuku (Shichikashuku Town, Miyagi)

Miyagi Zao Shichikashuku
みやぎ蔵王七ヶ宿 (宮城県 七ヶ宿町)
Planned season: Saturday 17th December 2016 until Monday 20th March 2017
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Miyagi Zao Shichikashuku is located on the western slopes of Togetadake in Shichikashuku town in the south-western region of Miyagi Prefecture. Mt Zao is to the north east of this ski hill. Route 113 connects this region of Miyagi Prefecture with Yamagata Prefecture.

Miyagi Prefecture is in the Tohoku region on the north eastern region of the main island of Honshu with a long Pacific coast and bordered with Iwate to the north, Yamagata to the west and Fukushima to the south. The ski hills in Miyagi Prefecture can be found in the mountainous regions stretching from the north to south of the western region of the prefecture.

The Mountain

1000m
460m
540m
38"
6
2200m
4
30%
40%
30%
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 3 1 0

Miyagi Zao Shichikashuku 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 2cm 20cm 1st 135cm 100cm 1st 110cm 55cm
2nd - - 2nd 0cm 20cm 2nd 135cm 105cm 2nd 100cm 60cm
3rd - - 3rd 0cm - 3rd 140cm 105cm 3rd 100cm 60cm
4th - - 4th 3cm 3cm 4th 140cm 105cm 4th 100cm 50cm
5th - - 5th 15cm 3cm 5th 135cm 110cm 5th 110cm 50cm
6th - - 6th 20cm 3cm 6th 120cm 110cm 6th 100cm 45cm
7th - - 7th 20cm 3cm 7th 120cm 110cm 7th 100cm 40cm
8th - - 8th 20cm - 8th 120cm 110cm 8th 120cm 35cm
9th - - 9th 25cm 10cm 9th 120cm 110cm 9th 120cm 35cm
10th - - 10th 20cm 15cm 10th 130cm 120cm 10th 120cm -
11th - - 11th 30cm 15cm 11th 130cm 120cm 11th 120cm -
12th - - 12th 50cm 15cm 12th 140cm 120cm 12th 120cm -
13th - - 13th 70cm 15cm 13th 140cm 120cm 13th 100cm -
14th - - 14th 75cm 25cm 14th 140cm 100cm 14th 100cm -
15th - - 15th 95cm 30cm 15th 140cm 70cm 15th 120cm -
16th - - 16th 120cm 35cm 16th 140cm 70cm 16th 120cm -
17th 60cm - 17th 130cm 35cm 17th 140cm 75cm 17th 100cm -
18th 60cm 5cm 18th 130cm 40cm 18th 130cm 75cm 18th 105cm -
19th 30cm 5cm 19th 140cm 50cm 19th 130cm 75cm 19th 100cm -
20th 15cm 5cm 20th 140cm 55cm 20th 120cm 70cm 20th 100cm -
21st 10cm 2cm 21st 140cm 60cm 21st 125cm 50cm 21st - -
22nd 10cm - 22nd 140cm 65cm 22nd 120cm 50cm 22nd - -
23rd 0cm 0cm 23rd 150cm 65cm 23rd 110cm 50cm 23rd - -
24th 5cm 0cm 24th 170cm 68cm 24th 105cm 50cm 24th - -
25th 2cm 0cm 25th 180cm 80cm 25th 110cm 55cm 25th - -
26th 0cm 0cm 26th 180cm 85cm 26th 110cm 55cm 26th - -
27th 0cm 10cm 27th 180cm 85cm 27th 110cm 60cm 27th - -
28th 5cm 15cm 28th 180cm 90cm 28th 110cm 60cm 28th - -
29th 5cm 15cm 29th 140cm 90cm 29th - 50cm 29th - -
30th 5cm 20cm 30th 135cm 95cm 30th 30th - -
31st 5cm 20cm 31st 130cm 95cm 31st 31st - -

Previous Statistics

Miyagi Zao Shichikashuku Facilities

School
School
Ski School: Available Snowboard School: Available
Ski and snowboard lessons are available at Miyagi Zao Shichikashuku. 
Rental
Equipment Rental
Ski Rental: Available Snowboard Rental: Available
Ski and snowboard equipment rental is available. 
Children Facilities
Children's facilities
There is a sledging area near base; free to use.

There is a 'Kids Room' (nursery) and 'Kids Corner' by the base. 
Park Information
Park information
There is a small 'Snow Park' by the Number 3 pair lift. 

Miyagi Zao Shichikashuku Season & Opening Times

Typical season is from Mid December until Early March
October November December January February March April May June July
                                                           
Daytime
Daytime
Weekends and holidays Normally open from 9:00am until 4:30pm
Weekdays Normally open from 9:00am until 4:30pm
Nighta
'Nighta' (night skiing)
Weekends and holidays Sometimes
Weekdays No
Opening information
Opening information
Miyagi Zao Shichikashuku is open from 9am until 4:30pm in the daytime.

Nighta is generally on Saturdays until 10pm.

Miyagi Zao Shichikashuku Lift Ticket Charges

Adults Child
Elementary & Junior High School age
Senior
60 years & over
1 Day 3,200 yen 1,800 yen 2,800 yen
5 Hours 2,700 yen 1,800 yen 2,400 yen
3 Hours 2,500 yen 2,100 yen
1 Lift Coupon 320 yen 320 yen 320 yen
12 Lift Coupons 3,200 yen 3,200 yen 3,200 yen
Nighta 1,500 yen 1,200 yen 1,500 yen
Season Ticket 23,000 yen 16,000 yen 18,000 yen
Lift Ticket Information The one day ticket is valid for nighta.

A family ticket for 1 adult and 1 child is 4,200 yen.
A family ticket for 2 adults and 1 child is 6,800 yen.

Getting to Miyagi Zao Shichikashuku

By public transport
Train
Train
36.2km from Shiroishi Zao Station on the Tohoku Shinkansen line
25.9km from Takahata Station on the Ou Honsen Line
Transport Information
Information
Miyagi Zao Shichikashuku is about 26km from Takahata Station on the Ou Honsen line.

To the east, the Shiroishi Zao Station stop on the Tohoku Shinkansen is about 36km away.

>> More information on the Tohoku Shinkansen train line
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More information on the Ou Honsen train line
bus
Bus
No shuttle bus service information is available.
By Car
Car
24.3km from the Nanyo Takahata IC on the Yonezawa Nanyo Road
32.5km from the Kunimi IC on the Tohoku Expressway
37.8km from the Shiroishi IC on the Tohoku Expressway
Nearest national route: Route 113 (1.4km away)
Direction
Direction
Miyagi Zao Shichikashuku is located a short distance off Route 113 in Shichikashuku town.

The Kunimi IC on the Tohoku Expressway is 32km to the south-east of the ski hill.

Over to the west, the Nanyo Takahata IC on the Yonezawa Nanyo Road is about 24km away.

>> More information on Tohoku Expressway
Parking
Parking
There is parking for about 1,500 vehicles at the base of the ski hill. Parking is free every day of the season.

More Information

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Address
Address
Mamanoue 123
Shichikashuku-machi
Katta-gun
Miyagi-ken
989-0612
Telephone
Telephone
0224-37-3111
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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