Miyagi Zao Eboshi (Zao Town, Miyagi)

Miyagi Zao Eboshi
みやぎ蔵王えぼし (宮城県 蔵王町)
Planned season: Thursday 1st December 2016 until Sunday 2nd April 2017
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Miyagi Zao Eboshi is located just to the north-east of the peaks of Ushiroeboshidake and Zeneboshidake in Zao town in the south-western region of Miyagi Prefecture. The Togatta Onsen hot spring area is nearby.

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

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Miyagi Zao Eboshi Snow Depth Statistics

Official snow depth numbers from the current season and previous season
December January February March
1st - - 1st 50cm 60cm 1st 140cm 145cm 1st 110cm 130cm
2nd - - 2nd 50cm 50cm 2nd 150cm 145cm 2nd 110cm 140cm
3rd - - 3rd 50cm 50cm 3rd 150cm 145cm 3rd 110cm 140cm
4th - - 4th 50cm 50cm 4th 150cm 145cm 4th 110cm 140cm
5th - - 5th 55cm 50cm 5th 150cm 145cm 5th 110cm 140cm
6th - - 6th 55cm 50cm 6th 140cm 145cm 6th 110cm 140cm
7th - - 7th 55cm 50cm 7th 130cm 145cm 7th 110cm 130cm
8th - - 8th 55cm 50cm 8th 130cm 145cm 8th 110cm 130cm
9th - - 9th 65cm 50cm 9th 130cm 145cm 9th 110cm 120cm
10th - - 10th 80cm 65cm 10th 140cm 145cm 10th 110cm 120cm
11th - - 11th 80cm 70cm 11th 140cm 145cm 11th 110cm 110cm
12th - - 12th 85cm 70cm 12th 140cm 145cm 12th 110cm 110cm
13th - - 13th 100cm 70cm 13th 140cm 140cm 13th 110cm 110cm
14th - - 14th 100cm 80cm 14th 130cm 140cm 14th 110cm 110cm
15th 40cm 30cm 15th 110cm 85cm 15th 130cm 120cm 15th 150cm 100cm
16th 50cm - 16th 120cm 90cm 16th 130cm 100cm 16th 150cm 100cm
17th 55cm 20cm 17th 120cm 90cm 17th 130cm 130cm 17th 170cm 100cm
18th 60cm 30cm 18th 120cm 110cm 18th 130cm 135cm 18th 170cm 100cm
19th 60cm 30cm 19th 120cm 110cm 19th 120cm 135cm 19th 170cm 90cm
20th 50cm 30cm 20th 120cm 120cm 20th 120cm 135cm 20th 170cm 90cm
21st 50cm 30cm 21st 120cm 125cm 21st 120cm 120cm 21st 160cm 90cm
22nd 50cm 30cm 22nd 130cm 125cm 22nd 120cm 115cm 22nd 160cm 90cm
23rd 50cm 30cm 23rd 140cm 125cm 23rd 120cm 115cm 23rd 160cm 90cm
24th 45cm 30cm 24th 140cm 130cm 24th 110cm 120cm 24th 150cm 90cm
25th 45cm 30cm 25th 140cm 135cm 25th 110cm 120cm 25th 150cm 90cm
26th 45cm 30cm 26th 140cm 135cm 26th 110cm 120cm 26th 150cm 80cm
27th 45cm 50cm 27th 140cm 135cm 27th 110cm 120cm 27th 130cm 80cm
28th 45cm 50cm 28th 140cm 135cm 28th 110cm 120cm 28th 130cm 80cm
29th 50cm 50cm 29th 140cm 135cm 29th - 120cm 29th 130cm 80cm
30th 50cm 60cm 30th 140cm 145cm 30th 30th 130cm 70cm
31st 50cm 60cm 31st 140cm 145cm 31st 31st 130cm 50cm

Previous Statistics

Miyagi Zao Eboshi Facilities

Ski School: Available Snowboard School: Available
Ski and snowboard lessons are available at Miyagi Zao Eboshi. 
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 Park' is located by the base of the resort and costs 800 yen to enter (adults 300 yen). 
Park Information
Park information
The 'Ishiko Park' is located by the Ishiko course and bottom of the Ishiko Number 2 lift. 

Miyagi Zao Eboshi Season & Opening Times

Typical season is from Early December until Early April
October November December January February March April May June July
Weekends and holidays Normally open from 8:30am until 11:00pm
Weekdays Normally open from 9:00am until 10:00pm
'Nighta' (night skiing)
Weekends and holidays Yes
Weekdays Yes
Opening information
Opening information
Miyagi Zao Eboshi is open from 9am until 10pm on weekdays and from 8:30am until 10pm on weekends and holidays.

Nighta is from 5:30pm.

Miyagi Zao Eboshi Lift Ticket Charges

Adults Child
Elementary School age
60 years & over
8 Hours 4,500 yen 2,800 yen 3,800 yen
6 Hours 4,200 yen 2,500 yen 3,400 yen
4 Hours 3,700 yen 2,100 yen 2,900 yen
1 Lift Coupon 400 yen 400 yen 400 yen
11 Lift Coupons 3,900 yen 3,900 yen 3,900 yen
Gondola one-way 1,100 yen 600 yen 900 yen
Gondola return 1,800 yen 1,000 yen 1,400 yen
Nighta 2,400 yen 1,700 yen 2,400 yen
Season Ticket 60,000 yen 23,000 yen 39,000 yen
Lift Ticket Information The 8 Hour ticket is valid for 8 hours from the time of purchase.
The 6 Hour ticket is valid for 6 hours from the time of purchase.
The 4 Hour ticket is valid for 4 hours from the time of purchase.

A number of Family tickets are available:

1 adult and 1 child - 8,000 yen
1 adult and 2 children - 11,300 yen
2 adults and 1 child - 12,700 yen
2 adults and 2 children - 16,000 yen

Getting to Miyagi Zao Eboshi

By public transport
25.5km from Shiroishi Zao Station on the Tohoku Shinkansen line
24.5km from Shiroishi Station on the Tohoku Honsen Line
Transport Information
Miyagi Zao Eboshi is about 25km from both the Shiroishi Station and Shiroishi Zao Station.

>> More information on the Tohoku Shinkansen train line
A free shuttle bus is available from nearby Togatta Onsen.
By Car
19.5km from the Miyagi Kawasaki IC on the Yamagata Expressway
21.5km from the Shiroishi IC on the Tohoku Expressway
21.8km from the Murata IC on the Tohoku Expressway
Nearest national route: Route 457 (5.6km away)
Nearest prefecture road: Prefecture Road 12
Miyagi Zao Eboshi is accessible from exits on both the Tohoku Expressway and Yamagata Expressway.

It is less than 6km off Route 457 by the Togatta Onsen area.

>> More information on Yamagata Expressway
More information on Tohoku Expressway
There is parking for over 3,500 vehicles at the base of Miyagi Zao Eboshi. The parking charge is 600 yen on weekends and holidays.

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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.

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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Lift system 70
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