Edelweiss Ski Resort (Nikko City, Tochigi)

Edelweiss Ski Resort
エーデルワイススキーリゾート (栃木県 日光市)
Planned season: Friday 23rd December 2016 until Sunday 2nd April 2017
Official snow depth --- [updated on 25th April 2017]

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Edelweiss Ski Resort is located in the northern region of Nikko city in Tochigi Prefecture, to the north of Mt Takahara. The resort is just off the Nichien Momiji line toll. While not connected, Hunter Mountain Shiobara is just to the south of Hunter Mountain.

Tochigi Prefecture is located to the north of Tokyo and is perhaps best known for the Nikko and the famous Toshogu Shrine, Lake Chuzenji, Kegon Falls, the Oku Nikko area and also the mountainous region in the north that includes Mt Takahara and Mt Nasu.

The Mountain

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Edelweiss Ski Resort Snow Depth Statistics

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

Previous Statistics

Edelweiss Ski Resort Facilities

Ski School: Available Snowboard School: Available
Ski and snowboard lessons are available at Edelweiss Ski Resort. 
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
'Playland BOW WOW' is next to the Number 2 family pair lift and features sledging, tubing, a ski practice area and snow elevator. The entry charge is 600 yen. 
Park Information
Park information
There are no special snow park facilities. There is a cross course and a mogul run. 

Edelweiss Ski Resort Season & Opening Times

Typical season is from Late December until Early April
October November December January February March April May June July
Weekends and holidays Normally open from 8:00am until 4:20pm
Weekdays Normally open from 8:30am until 4:10pm
'Nighta' (night skiing)
Weekends and holidays No
Weekdays No
Opening information
Opening information
Edelweiss Ski Resort is open from 8:30am until 4:10pm on weekdays and from 8am until 4:20pm on holidays.

Edelweiss Ski Resort Lift Ticket Charges

Adults Child
3 years to Elementary School age
Older Child
High School age
60 years & over
1 Day (weekend & holidays) 4,300 yen 2,200 yen 3,800 yen 3,300 yen
1 Day (weekdays) 3,500 yen 1,800 yen 3,100 yen 2,700 yen
AM / PM (weekend & holidays) 3,300 yen 1,700 yen 3,000 yen 2,800 yen
AM / PM (weekdays) 2,700 yen 1,400 yen 2,400 yen 2,300 yen
Weekday 4 Lift Coupons 1,300 yen
Holiday 3 Lift Coupons 1,300 yen
Season Ticket 38,000 yen 19,000 yen 33,000 yen 28,000 yen
Lift Ticket Information People ages 45-59 years are charged the same as the High School age rate.

The Morning ticket is valid from opening until 12:30pm.

The Afternoon ticket is valid from 11:30am until 4:20pm on holidays and from 12 noon until 4:10pm on weekdays.

Getting to Edelweiss Ski Resort

By public transport
38.3km from Nasu Shiobara Station on the Tohoku Shinkansen line
16.8km from Ryuokyo Station on the Kinugawa Line
21.1km from Kinugawa Onsen Station on the Kinugawa Line
Transport Information
The resort is about 21km from Kinugawa Onsen Station on the Kinugawa line, and about 38km from Nasu Shiobara Station on the Tohoku Shinkansen line.

>> More information on the Tohoku Shinkansen train line
In winter season a daily free shuttle bus service runs from Kinugawa Onsen Station to Edelweiss Ski Resort and the journey takes around 40 minutes.
By Car
30.1km from the Nishi Nasuno Shiobara IC on the Tohoku Expressway
34.7km from the Imaichi IC on the Nikko Utsunomiya Road
50.2km from the Utsunomiya IC on the Tohoku Expressway
Nearest national route: Route 400 (12.4km away)
Edelweiss Ski Resort is about 30km from the Nishi Nasuno Shiobara IC on the Tohoku Expressway.

From the IC exit turn right onto Route 400 and after about 17.5km turn left onto the Nichien Momiji Line toll road (the charge is 610 yen). The resort is just over 12km along this road on the left hand side. Approaching from the south (central Nikko city), head north on Route 121 and then take the Nichien Momiji Line.

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

More Information

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Season dates and information
At the time of writing (3rd April 2017), many ski resorts in Japan have closed for the 2016-2017 season - though some remain open. Season dates shown on these pages are the original planned dates and subject to change.

The information shown on this page is for the 2016-2017 season. Information will be reviewed and 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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