Hagurosan (Tsuruoka City, Yamagata)

Hagurosan
羽黒山 (山形県 鶴岡市)
Planned season: Friday 23rd December 2016 until Sunday 5th March 2017
Official snow depth Daily updates during snow season

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Hagurosan is a small ski hill located on Mt Haguro, one of the 'Three Mountains of Dewa', in Tsuruoka city in the north-western region of Yamagata Prefecture. Nearby Haguro Shrine is popular throughout the year. A path of 2,466 stone steps leads to the summit of the mountain, past the famous Goju-to five story pagoda and various shrines.

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

385m
75m
310m
32"
7
500m
2
20%
40%
40%
Skiers
70%
ropeways Ropeways gondolas Gondolas quad lifts Quad lifts triple lifts Triple lifts pair lifts Pair lifts single lifts Single lifts other lifts Other
Boarders
30%
0 0 0 0 2 0 0

Hagurosan Snow Depth Statistics

Official snow depth numbers from the current season and previous season
December January February March
16/17
season
15/16
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16/17
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15/16
season
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 40cm 1st 150cm 210cm 1st 170cm 160cm
2nd - - 2nd 20cm 40cm 2nd 150cm 200cm 2nd 170cm 160cm
3rd - - 3rd 15cm 20cm 3rd 160cm 215cm 3rd 170cm 160cm
4th - - 4th 30cm 15cm 4th 160cm 215cm 4th 140cm 160cm
5th - - 5th 40cm 20cm 5th 140cm 220cm 5th 140cm 160cm
6th - - 6th 40cm 55cm 6th 130cm 210cm 6th - 150cm
7th - - 7th 40cm 55cm 7th 150cm 220cm 7th - -
8th - - 8th 40cm 55cm 8th 160cm 220cm 8th - -
9th - - 9th 30cm 70cm 9th 150cm 210cm 9th - -
10th - - 10th 30cm 65cm 10th 150cm 210cm 10th - -
11th - - 11th 50cm 95cm 11th 160cm 210cm 11th - -
12th - - 12th 70cm 105cm 12th 170cm 205cm 12th - -
13th - - 13th 130cm 110cm 13th 170cm 195cm 13th - -
14th - - 14th 170cm 125cm 14th 170cm 180cm 14th - -
15th - - 15th 180cm 130cm 15th 180cm 180cm 15th - -
16th - - 16th 180cm 130cm 16th 180cm 170cm 16th - -
17th - - 17th 180cm 130cm 17th 170cm 210cm 17th - -
18th - - 18th 160cm 160cm 18th 150cm 200cm 18th - -
19th - 10cm 19th 160cm 140cm 19th 150cm 180cm 19th - -
20th - 10cm 20th 160cm 165cm 20th 150cm 170cm 20th - -
21st - 5cm 21st 150cm 165cm 21st 150cm 155cm 21st - -
22nd - - 22nd 150cm 180cm 22nd 150cm 155cm 22nd - -
23rd - 5cm 23rd 170cm 180cm 23rd 150cm 140cm 23rd - -
24th - - 24th 170cm 180cm 24th 140cm 160cm 24th - -
25th - - 25th 190cm 190cm 25th 150cm 160cm 25th - -
26th 10cm - 26th 180cm 190cm 26th 170cm 175cm 26th - -
27th - 10cm 27th 180cm 180cm 27th 170cm 190cm 27th - -
28th - 20cm 28th 160cm 180cm 28th 160cm 180cm 28th - -
29th 25cm 40cm 29th 160cm 180cm 29th - 160cm 29th - -
30th 30cm 40cm 30th 150cm 180cm 30th 30th - -
31st 30cm 40cm 31st 150cm 180cm 31st 31st - -

Hagurosan Facilities

School
School
Ski School: Available Snowboard School: Not available
Ski lessons are available at Hagurosan. 
Rental
Equipment Rental
Ski Rental: Available Snowboard Rental: Available
Ski and snowboard equipment rental is available. 
Children Facilities
Children's facilities
There is a sledge area for young children. 
Park Information
Park information
There are no special snow park facilities. 

Hagurosan Season & Opening Times

Typical season is from Late December until Early March
October November December January February March April May June July
                                                           
Daytime
Daytime
Weekends and holidays Normally open from 9:00am until 4:00pm
Weekdays Normally open from 9:00am until 4:00pm
Nighta
'Nighta' (night skiing)
Weekends and holidays No
Weekdays No
Opening information
Opening information
Hagurosan is open from 9am until 4pm for most of the season.

On weekends in February and March, this ski hill opens from 12pm until 4:30pm.

There is no nighta at this ski hill.

Hagurosan Lift Ticket Charges

Adults Child
Junior High School age & under
Senior
1 Day 2,800 yen 2,000 yen
Morning (9am-1pm) 1,900 yen 1,200 yen
Afternoon (12pm-4pm) 1,900 yen 1,200 yen
1 Lift Coupon 210 yen 160 yen
11 Lift Coupons 2,100 yen 1,600 yen
Season Ticket 21,000 yen 10,000 yen

Getting to Hagurosan

By public transport
Train
Train
14.4km from Fujishima Station on the Ou Honsen Line
17.6km from Tsuruoka Station on the Ou Honsen Line
Transport Information
Information
Hagurosan less than 15km from Tsuruoka Station on the Ou Honsen line.

>> More information on the Ou Honsen train line
bus
Bus
A bus service from Tsuruoka Station is available with a stop close by.
By Car
Car
20.2km from the Tsuruoka IC on the Yamagata Expressway
21.5km from the Shounai Asahi IC on the Yamagata Expressway
Nearest national route: Route 112 (12.9km away)
Nearest prefecture road: Prefecture Road 47
Direction
Direction
Hagurosan is about 20km from the Tsuruoka IC exit on the Yamagata Expressway.

From the Tsuruoka IC exit, turn left onto Route 7 and after about 650m turn right onto Prefecture Road 47. Continue on this road for over 19km until reaching the entrance road for the ski hill. Turn left to head to the car parks.

>> More information on Yamagata Expressway
Parking
Parking
Parking is available at the base of the ski hill.

More Information

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Address
Address
Haguroyama
Haguro-machi-touge
Tsuruoka-shi
Yamagata-ken
997-0211
Telephone
Telephone
0235-62-2152
Season dates and information
At the time of writing (mid May), almost all ski resorts in Japan have closed for the 2016-2017 season.

The information shown on this page is for the 2016-2017 season. Planned season dates and information for the 2017-2018 season will be 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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