Nishikawa Chomin (Nishikawa Town, Yamagata)
Nishikawa Chomin is a small ski hill in Nishikawa town to the north west of Yamagata city in Yamagata Prefecture. Interestingly, it only opens at 4:30pm on weekdays for nighta... and there is no nighta at weekends.
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.
Nishikawa Chomin Season & Opening Times
Nishikawa Chomin Lift Ticket Charges
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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Approx. distance from Nishikawa Chomin by road (in winter)