Kamuro (Kaneyama Town, Yamagata)

Kamuro
神室 (山形県 金山町)
Planned season: Saturday 10th December 2016 until mid March 2017
Official snow depth --- [updated on 23rd March 2017]

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Kamuro is a small ski hill located about Kaneyama town in the northern region of Yamagata Prefecture.

Yamagata Prefecture is located in the south-west part of Tohoku with the west coast facing the Sea of Japan. The boundaries of Yamagata Prefecture are all mountainous with Niigata Prefecture and Fukushima Prefecture to the south, Akita Prefecture to the north and Miyagi Prefecture to the east. The ski and snowboard ski hills in Yamagata range from very small one-lift local hills to the biggest individual ski resort in Japan (Zao Onsen) and are spread across the Prefecture.

The Mountain

479m
156m
323m
23"
4
1200m
1
20%
50%
30%
Skiers
92%
ropeways Ropeways gondolas Gondolas quad lifts Quad lifts triple lifts Triple lifts pair lifts Pair lifts single lifts Single lifts other lifts Other
Boarders
8%
0 0 0 0 1 0 0

Kamuro Snow Depth Statistics

Official snow depth numbers from the current season and previous season
December January February March
16/17
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15/16
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16/17
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15/16
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16/17
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15/16
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16/17
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15/16
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1st - - 1st 25cm 60cm 1st 105cm 115cm 1st 120cm 105cm
2nd - - 2nd 20cm 50cm 2nd 115cm 120cm 2nd 120cm 115cm
3rd - - 3rd 15cm 20cm 3rd 120cm 125cm 3rd 110cm 125cm
4th - - 4th 30cm 20cm 4th 120cm 120cm 4th 110cm 115cm
5th - - 5th 45cm 20cm 5th 110cm 120cm 5th 110cm 105cm
6th - - 6th 50cm 30cm 6th 95cm 110cm 6th 110cm 100cm
7th - - 7th 55cm 30cm 7th 100cm 110cm 7th 110cm 95cm
8th - - 8th 45cm 35cm 8th 100cm 110cm 8th 120cm 90cm
9th - - 9th 50cm 47cm 9th 115cm 110cm 9th 130cm 85cm
10th - - 10th 40cm 52cm 10th 105cm 130cm 10th 140cm 85cm
11th - - 11th 55cm 55cm 11th 120cm 135cm 11th 140cm 85cm
12th - - 12th 65cm 60cm 12th 140cm 115cm 12th 125cm 80cm
13th - - 13th 70cm 60cm 13th 140cm 110cm 13th 115cm 75cm
14th - - 14th 80cm 70cm 14th 140cm 90cm 14th 110cm 75cm
15th 20cm 0cm 15th 90cm 65cm 15th 140cm 90cm 15th 110cm 75cm
16th 35cm 0cm 16th 85cm 65cm 16th 140cm 100cm 16th 110cm 70cm
17th 45cm 1cm 17th 70cm 70cm 17th 125cm 115cm 17th 110cm 70cm
18th 40cm 10cm 18th 80cm 70cm 18th 115cm 115cm 18th 115cm 60cm
19th 25cm 10cm 19th 90cm 85cm 19th 115cm 115cm 19th 110cm 60cm
20th 15cm 10cm 20th 85cm 120cm 20th 120cm 100cm 20th 110cm 50cm
21st 10cm 2cm 21st 85cm 125cm 21st 130cm 90cm 21st - 50cm
22nd 10cm 1cm 22nd 85cm 130cm 22nd 140cm 85cm 22nd - -
23rd 5cm 1cm 23rd 115cm 135cm 23rd 130cm 85cm 23rd - -
24th 5cm 0cm 24th 120cm 140cm 24th 120cm 90cm 24th - -
25th 10cm 0cm 25th 120cm 145cm 25th 130cm 95cm 25th - -
26th 5cm 1cm 26th 115cm 135cm 26th 145cm 105cm 26th - -
27th 0cm 10cm 27th 105cm 130cm 27th 140cm 110cm 27th - -
28th 5cm 35cm 28th 100cm 115cm 28th 130cm 110cm 28th - -
29th 5cm 50cm 29th 95cm 105cm 29th - 100cm 29th - -
30th 20cm 70cm 30th 90cm 110cm 30th 30th - -
31st 33cm 50cm 31st 105cm 110cm 31st 31st - -

Kamuro Facilities

School
School
Ski School: Not available Snowboard School: Not available
There is no ski or snowboard school at Kamuro. 
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
There are snow tubing and sledging runs by the base area. 
Park Information
Park information
 

Kamuro Season & Opening Times

Typical season is from Late December until Mid March
October November December January February March April May June July
                                                           
Daytime
Daytime
Weekends and holidays Normally open from 9:00am until 9:00pm
Weekdays Normally open from 1:00pm until 9:00pm
Nighta
'Nighta' (night skiing)
Weekends and holidays Yes
Weekdays Yes
Opening information
Opening information
Kamuro is open from 1pm to 9pm on weekdays and from 9am until 9pm on Saturdays and holidays.

Nighta is from 5pm.

Kamuro Lift Ticket Charges

Adults Child
Elementary School age & under
Senior
60 years & over
1 Day 2,500 yen 1,800 yen
Half Day 1,800 yen 1,300 yen
Season Ticket (all) 25,000 yen 18,000 yen
Season Ticket (nighta) 20,000 yen 14,000 yen

Getting to Kamuro

By public transport
Train
Train
21.8km from Shinjo Station on the Yamagata Shinkansen line
16.3km from Mamurogawa Station on the Ou Honsen Line
Transport Information
Information
Kamuro is about 16km from Mamurogawa Station on the Ou Honsen line.

Shinjo Station is about 22km away.

>> More information on the Ou Honsen train line
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More information on the Yamagata Shinkansen train line
bus
Bus
No shuttle bus service information is available.
By Car
Car
63km from the Sakata Minato IC on the Nihonkai Tohoku Expressway
69.8km from the Higashine IC on the Tohoku Chuo Expressway
82.1km from the Yamagata Kita IC on the Yamagata Expressway
Nearest national route: Route 13 (6.9km away)
Nearest prefecture road: Prefecture Road 73
Direction
Direction
Kamuro is about 63km from the Sakata Minato IC exit on the Nihonkai Tohoku Expressway.

The ski hill is located off Prefecture Road 73 (and 7km from Route 13) to the north east of Kaneyama town centre.

>> More information on Yamagata Expressway

Parking
Parking
There is parking for about 150 vehicles close to the base. Parking is free every day of the season.

More Information

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Address
Address
Ariya 1400
Kaneyama-machi
Mogami-gun
Yamagata-ken
999-5401
Telephone
Telephone
0233-52-2240
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