Tateshina Tokyu (Chino City, Nagano)

Tateshina Tokyu
蓼科東急 (長野県 茅野市)
Planned season: Saturday 16th December 2017 until Sunday 1st April 2018
Official snow depth 85cm (0cm) [updated on 17th February 2018]

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Tateshina Tokyu is a small ski hill located in Chino city, in the central eastern region of Nagano Prefecture. It is suited to families and beginners.

There are a number of ski and snowboard resorts scattered around the mountainous area that stretches from Kirigamine highland and Kurumayama to the north, over to Lake Shirakaba and Mt Tateshina a little further to the east and then Mt Yokodake and the Yatsugatake mountain range further south. This region usually gets a relatively large amount of clearer weather conditions and does not usually receive as much snow as other highland areas. The region is part of the Yatsugatake Chushin Kogen Quasi-National Park and is a popular tourist destination throughout the year. The famous Venus Line sightseeing road runs through the area.

Nagano Prefecture is located in the Chubu region of the main island of Honshu. Most of the Northern Alps, Central Alps and Southern Alps are located within Nagano (along with neighbouring prefectures). Nagano has the second highest number of ski and snowboard resorts in all of Japan and they are spread around the whole prefecture. Nagano city and many of the major ski resorts are located in the northern region.

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The Mountain

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Tateshina Tokyu Snow Depth Statistics

Official snow depth numbers from the current season and previous season
December January February March
1st - - 1st 45cm 35cm 1st 60cm 80cm 1st - 80cm
2nd - - 2nd 45cm 35cm 2nd 60cm 80cm 2nd - 80cm
3rd - - 3rd 45cm 35cm 3rd 80cm 80cm 3rd - 85cm
4th - - 4th 45cm 35cm 4th 80cm 85cm 4th - 85cm
5th - - 5th 45cm 35cm 5th 80cm 85cm 5th - 85cm
6th - - 6th 45cm 40cm 6th 80cm 90cm 6th - 80cm
7th - - 7th 45cm 40cm 7th 80cm 90cm 7th - 80cm
8th - - 8th 45cm 40cm 8th 80cm 90cm 8th - 80cm
9th - - 9th 40cm 50cm 9th 80cm 90cm 9th - 80cm
10th - - 10th 40cm 50cm 10th 80cm 95cm 10th - 80cm
11th - - 11th 40cm 50cm 11th 85cm 100cm 11th - 80cm
12th - - 12th 40cm 50cm 12th 85cm 100cm 12th - 80cm
13th - - 13th 40cm 50cm 13th 90cm 100cm 13th - 80cm
14th - - 14th 45cm 50cm 14th 90cm 100cm 14th - 75cm
15th - - 15th 50cm 50cm 15th 90cm 100cm 15th - 75cm
16th 25cm - 16th 50cm 65cm 16th 85cm 100cm 16th - 75cm
17th 25cm 35cm 17th 50cm 65cm 17th 85cm 100cm 17th - 70cm
18th 25cm 35cm 18th 50cm 65cm 18th - 80cm 18th - 70cm
19th 25cm 25cm 19th 50cm 65cm 19th - 80cm 19th - 70cm
20th 25cm 30cm 20th 50cm 65cm 20th - 80cm 20th - 70cm
21st 25cm 30cm 21st 50cm 75cm 21st - 85cm 21st - 70cm
22nd 30cm 30cm 22nd 50cm 75cm 22nd - 85cm 22nd - 75cm
23rd 35cm 20cm 23rd 60cm 75cm 23rd - 85cm 23rd - 75cm
24th 35cm 20cm 24th 60cm 75cm 24th - 85cm 24th - 75cm
25th 35cm 30cm 25th 60cm 75cm 25th - 85cm 25th - 75cm
26th 35cm 30cm 26th 60cm 75cm 26th - 85cm 26th - 80cm
27th 40cm 25cm 27th 60cm 75cm 27th - 80cm 27th - 90cm
28th 40cm 30cm 28th 60cm 75cm 28th - 80cm 28th - 85cm
29th 40cm 30cm 29th 60cm 75cm 29th - - 29th - 85cm
30th 40cm 35cm 30th 60cm 75cm 30th 30th - 85cm
31st 40cm 35cm 31st 60cm 80cm 31st 31st - 70cm

Previous Statistics

Tateshina Tokyu Facilities

Ski School: Available Snowboard School: Not available
Ski lessons are available at Tateshina Tokyu. 
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
By the base is the 'Activity Area' (tubing, snow strider, snow racer, sledging) and a snow escalator. There is also an area for playing in the snow (yuki-asobi). 
Park Information
Park information
There are no special snow park facilities. 

Tateshina Tokyu Season & Opening Times

Typical season is from Mid December until Early April
October November December January February March April May June July
Weekends and holidays Normally open from 9:00am until 4:00pm
Weekdays Normally open from 9:00am until 4:00pm
'Nighta' (night skiing)
Weekends and holidays No
Weekdays No
Opening information
Opening information
Tateshina Tokyu is normally open from 9:00am until 4:00pm.

It is closed on the following dates:

- 20th and 21st December 2017
- Wednesdays and Thursdays between 10th January and 15th March 2018
- 22nd January 2018

There is no nighta at this ski hill.

Tateshina Tokyu Lift Ticket Charges

Adults Child
4-5 year olds
Older Child
Elementary School age
60 years & over
1 Day 3,900 yen 1,500 yen 3,200 yen 3,200 yen
Morning (9am-1pm) 3,200 yen 1,000 yen 2,900 yen 2,900 yen
Afternoon (12pm-4pm) 3,200 yen 1,000 yen 2,900 yen 2,900 yen
2 Days 6,200 yen 5,400 yen 5,400 yen
5 Lift Coupons 1,600 yen 1,600 yen 1,600 yen 1,600 yen
Snow Escalator (1 Day) 3,000 yen 1,600 yen 2,600 yen 2,600 yen
Snow Escalator (half day) 2,700 yen 1,000 yen 2,300 yen 2,300 yen
Snow Escalator (2 days) 5,100 yen 4,700 yen 4,700 yen

Getting to Tateshina Tokyu

By public transport
54.6km from Sakudaira Station on the Hokuriku Shinkansen line
16.8km from Chino Station on the Chuo Honsen line
Transport Information
Tateshina Tokyu is about 17km from Chino Station on the Chuo Honsen line.

It is just under 55km from Sakudaira Station on the Hokuriku Shinkansen line.

>> More information on the Hokuriku Shinkansen train line
A shuttle bus is available from Chino Station.
By Car
19.2km from the Suwa IC on the Chuo Expressway
22km from the Suwa Minami IC on the Chuo Expressway
52.7km from the Saku Minami IC on the Chubu Odan Expressway
Nearest national route: Route 152 (7.1km away)
Nearest prefecture road: Prefecture Road 192
Tateshina Tokyu is about 19km from the Suwa IC on the Chuo Expressway.

>> More information on Chuo Expressway
Parking is available at the base of the ski hill.

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