Chuo-do Ina Ski Resort (Ina City, Nagano)

Chuo-do Ina Ski Resort
中央道 伊那スキーリゾート (長野県 伊那市)
Planned season: Saturday 16th December 2017 until Sunday 1st April 2018
Official snow depth 60cm (0cm) [updated on 19th January 2018]

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Chuo-do Ina Ski Resortis located in Ina city close by the Chuo Expressway road in Nagano Prefecture. This region does not get the most snow but snow making machines help nature at this resort. Chuo-do Ina first opened in 1988. The ski hills in this region are within easy reach of the Aichi, Gifu and Shizuoka areas.

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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Chuo-do Ina Ski Resort Snow Depth Statistics

Official snow depth numbers from the current season and previous season
December January February March
1st - - 1st 50cm 25cm 1st - 70cm 1st - 80cm
2nd - - 2nd 50cm 30cm 2nd - 70cm 2nd - 80cm
3rd - - 3rd 50cm 30cm 3rd - 70cm 3rd - 80cm
4th - - 4th 55cm 30cm 4th - 70cm 4th - 80cm
5th - - 5th 55cm 30cm 5th - 70cm 5th - 80cm
6th - - 6th 55cm 30cm 6th - 70cm 6th - 80cm
7th - - 7th 55cm 50cm 7th - 70cm 7th - 80cm
8th - - 8th 55cm 50cm 8th - 70cm 8th - 80cm
9th - - 9th 55cm 50cm 9th - 70cm 9th - 80cm
10th - - 10th 55cm 50cm 10th - 80cm 10th - 80cm
11th - - 11th 55cm 50cm 11th - 80cm 11th - 80cm
12th - - 12th 55cm 50cm 12th - 80cm 12th - 80cm
13th - - 13th 55cm 60cm 13th - 80cm 13th - 80cm
14th - - 14th 55cm 60cm 14th - 80cm 14th - 80cm
15th - - 15th 60cm 60cm 15th - 80cm 15th - 80cm
16th 30cm - 16th 60cm 60cm 16th - 80cm 16th - 80cm
17th 30cm 30cm 17th 60cm 60cm 17th - 80cm 17th - 80cm
18th 30cm 30cm 18th 60cm 60cm 18th - 80cm 18th - 75cm
19th 30cm 30cm 19th 60cm 60cm 19th - 80cm 19th - 75cm
20th 30cm 30cm 20th - 60cm 20th - 80cm 20th - 75cm
21st 30cm 30cm 21st - 60cm 21st - 80cm 21st - 75cm
22nd 30cm 30cm 22nd - 60cm 22nd - 80cm 22nd - 75cm
23rd 30cm 20cm 23rd - 60cm 23rd - 80cm 23rd - 75cm
24th 30cm 20cm 24th - 60cm 24th - 80cm 24th - 75cm
25th 30cm 20cm 25th - 60cm 25th - 80cm 25th - 75cm
26th 30cm 20cm 26th - 70cm 26th - 80cm 26th - 75cm
27th 30cm 20cm 27th - 70cm 27th - 80cm 27th - 75cm
28th 40cm 25cm 28th - 70cm 28th - 80cm 28th - 75cm
29th 50cm 25cm 29th - 70cm 29th - - 29th - 75cm
30th 50cm 25cm 30th - 70cm 30th 30th - 75cm
31st 50cm 25cm 31st - 70cm 31st 31st - 75cm

Previous Statistics

Chuo-do Ina Ski Resort Facilities

Ski School: Available Snowboard School: Available
Ski and snowboard lessons are available at Chuo-do Ina Ski Resort.
There are actually some free total-beginner lessons available... best to ask them about that! 
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' for young children has a moving belt, sledging and other items for children. 
Park Information
Park information
The 'Beginners Snow Park' is helped along by snow machines when necessary. 

Chuo-do Ina Ski Resort 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 8:30am until 5:00pm
Weekdays Normally open from 9:00am until 4:00pm
'Nighta' (night skiing)
Weekends and holidays Yes
Weekdays Yes
Opening information
Opening information
Chuo-do Ina Ski Resort is normally open from 9:00am until 4:00pm on weekdays and from 8:30am until 5:00pm on weekends and holidays in the daytime. The 1 day and half day tickets cover that time period.

Nighta operations officially begin from 22nd December 2017, and typically from 6:00pm until 9:00pm on weekdays and from 5:00pm until 9:00pm on weekends and holidays in the peak season.

Chuo-do Ina Ski Resort Lift Ticket Charges

Adults Child
Junior High School age & under
Older Child
Senior High School student age
55 years & over
1 Day 3,800 yen 1,900 yen 2,300 yen 2,800 yen
AM / PM 3,300 yen 1,600 yen 1,800 yen 2,200 yen
Super PM 3,800 yen 1,900 yen 2,300 yen 2,800 yen
Weekday nighta (6pm-9pm) 1,800 yen 1,000 yen 1,300 yen 1,500 yen
Holiday nighta (5pm-9pm) 1,900 yen 1,000 yen 1,300 yen 1,500 yen
Twilight (2:30pm-7:30pm) 3,300 yen 1,600 yen 1,800 yen 2,200 yen
1 Lift Coupon 380 yen 190 yen 230 yen 280 yen
11 Lift Coupons 3,800 yen 1,900 yen 2,300 yen 2,800 yen
Season Ticket (all) 31,000 yen 18,000 yen 25,000 yen 25,000 yen
Season Ticket (daytime) 25,000 yen 13,000 yen 20,000 yen 20,000 yen
Season Ticket (nighta) 18,000 yen 10,000 yen 15,000 yen 15,000 yen
Lift Ticket Information Prices of the season tickets get cheaper when more than one person purchases together.

Getting to Chuo-do Ina Ski Resort

By public transport
2.5km from Shimojima Station on the Iida Line
6.1km from Inashi Station on the Iida Line
Transport Information
Chuo-do Ina Ski Resort is about 2.5km from Shimojima Station on the Iida line.
No shuttle bus service information is available.
By Car
9.8km from the Ina IC on the Chuo Expressway
11.2km from the Komagane IC on the Chuo Expressway
Nearest national route: Route 153 (3.2km away)
Chuo-do Ina Ski Resort is less than 10km from the Ina IC exit on the Chuo Expressway and just over 11km from Komagane IC, and geographically between the two.

From either exit head towards Route 153 and head south or north.

The ski hill is located just to the west of the expressway road.

>> More information on the Chuo Expressway
There are a number of car parks for about 1,200 vehicles close to the base of the ski hill. Parking is free every day of the season.

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