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: Saturday 23rd December 2017 until Sunday 1st April 2018
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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

1480m
280m
1200m
31"
11
2000m
5
30%
30%
40%
Skiers
60%
ropeways Ropeways gondolas Gondolas quad lifts Quad lifts triple lifts Triple lifts pair lifts Pair lifts single lifts Single lifts other lifts Other
Boarders
40%
0 0 2 0 3 0 0

Edelweiss Ski Resort Snow Depth Statistics

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

Previous Statistics

Edelweiss Ski Resort Facilities

School
School
Ski School: Available Snowboard School: Available
Ski and snowboard lessons are available at Edelweiss Ski Resort. 
Rental
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
                                                           
Daytime
Daytime
Weekends and holidays Normally open from 8:00am until 4:20pm
Weekdays Normally open from 8:30am until 4:10pm
Nighta
'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 8:00am until 4:20pm on holidays.

Edelweiss Ski Resort Lift Ticket Charges

Adults Child
3 years to Elementary School age
Older Child
High School age
Senior
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 40,000 yen 24,000 yen 32,000 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
Train
Train
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
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
bus
Bus
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
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)
Direction
Direction
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
Parking
Parking
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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Address
Address
Kawaji Onsen Takagen
Nikko-shi
Tochigi-ken
321-2612
Telephone
Telephone
0288-78-0786
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