Iwakisan Hyakuzawa (Hirosaki Town, Aomori)

Iwakisan Hyakuzawa
岩木山百沢
(青森県 弘前市)
Planned season: Saturday 21st December 2019 until mid March 2020
Official snow depth 40cm (-1cm) [updated on 19th January 2020]

Reader opinion Resort Reviews [1] Write review
Reader photos No photos yet Upload photo
resort map

Iwakisan Hyakuzawa is a small ski hill located on the south-eastern slopes of Mt Iwaki to the west of Hiroasaki city in Aomori Prefecture. This ski hill has three pair lifts and a 200m long pony lift. Lift tickets are valid at both Iwakisan Hyakuzawa and Soma Romantopia.

Aomori Prefecture is the northernmost prefecture on the main island of Honshu and borders Akita Prefecture and Iwate Prefecture to the south. Hokkaido is to the north across the Tsugaru Strait. There are a number of ski hills located across Aomori Prefecture, mostly small in scale. The capital, Aomori city, is located in the central area by the shores of Mutsu Bay and to the north of the Hakkoda mountains.

The Mountain

784m
428m
356m
30"
5
2000m
3
20%
30%
50%
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 0 0 3 0 0

Iwakisan Hyakuzawa Snow Depth Statistics

Official snow depth numbers from the current season and previous season
December January February March
19/20
season
18/19
season
19/20
season
18/19
season
19/20
season
18/19
season
19/20
season
18/19
season
1st - - 1st 35cm 118cm 1st - 151cm 1st - 128cm
2nd - - 2nd 55cm 110cm 2nd - 163cm 2nd - 125cm
3rd - - 3rd 45cm 137cm 3rd - 154cm 3rd - 121cm
4th - - 4th 48cm 120cm 4th - 141cm 4th - 118cm
5th - - 5th 49cm 116cm 5th - 141cm 5th - 105cm
6th - - 6th 52cm 128cm 6th - 149cm 6th - 100cm
7th - - 7th 48cm 131cm 7th - 137cm 7th - 95cm
8th - - 8th 46cm 128cm 8th - 165cm 8th - 103cm
9th - - 9th 47cm 130cm 9th - 168cm 9th - 100cm
10th - - 10th 44cm 116cm 10th - 169cm 10th - 84cm
11th - - 11th 34cm 106cm 11th - 167cm 11th - 78cm
12th - - 12th 41cm 109cm 12th - 174cm 12th - 77cm
13th - - 13th 39cm 105cm 13th - 176cm 13th - 70cm
14th - - 14th 38cm 103cm 14th - 184cm 14th - 78cm
15th - - 15th 37cm 100cm 15th - 182cm 15th - 84cm
16th - - 16th 44cm 102cm 16th - 178cm 16th - 80cm
17th - - 17th 42cm 108cm 17th - 176cm 17th - 86cm
18th - - 18th 41cm 119cm 18th - 166cm 18th - -
19th - - 19th 40cm 121cm 19th - 159cm 19th - -
20th - 35cm 20th - 116cm 20th - 153cm 20th - -
21st 5cm 35cm 21st - 139cm 21st - 147cm 21st - -
22nd 4cm 30cm 22nd - 143cm 22nd - 144cm 22nd - -
23rd 3cm 30cm 23rd - 138cm 23rd - 142cm 23rd - -
24th 9cm 35cm 24th - 147cm 24th - 142cm 24th - -
25th 9cm 35cm 25th - 150cm 25th - 137cm 25th - -
26th 10cm 36cm 26th - 140cm 26th - 133cm 26th - -
27th 23cm 50cm 27th - 147cm 27th - 132cm 27th - -
28th 35cm 70cm 28th - 143cm 28th - 130cm 28th - -
29th 55cm 97cm 29th - 148cm 29th - - 29th - -
30th 50cm 103cm 30th - 155cm 30th 30th - -
31st 20cm 120cm 31st - 148cm 31st 31st - -

Iwakisan Hyakuzawa Facilities

School
School
Ski School: Available Snowboard School: Available
Ski and snowboard lessons are available at Iwakisan Hyakuzawa. 
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 a few activities available for children including special kids ski and snowboard lessons. 
Park Information
Park information
 

Iwakisan Hyakuzawa Season & Opening Times

Typical season is from Mid 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 4:00pm
Weekdays Normally open from 10:00am until 4:00pm
Nighta
'Nighta' (night skiing)
Weekends and holidays Yes
Weekdays Yes
Opening information
Opening information
Iwakisan Hyakuzawa is normally open from 10:00am until 4:00pm in the daytime on weekdays. Opens from 9:00am every day until 13th January 2020 - from 14th January 2020, opens from 9:00am only on weekends and holidays.

Nighta operations are on Tuesdays, Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays from 5:00pm until 9:00pm. The lifts do not operate between 4:00pm and 5:00pm on days when there is nighta. The Number 1 lift operates during nighta.

Iwakisan Hyakuzawa Lift Ticket Charges

Adults Child
4 years to Junior High School age
Senior
60 years & over
1 Day (open-4pm) 2,600 yen 1,500 yen 1,500 yen
1 Lift Coupon 250 yen 180 yen 180 yen
11 Lift Coupons 2,500 yen 1,800 yen 1,800 yen
Nighta 1,500 yen 800 yen 800 yen
4 Hours 1,700 yen 1,000 yen 1,000 yen
PM & Nighta (1pm-9pm) 2,600 yen 1,500 yen 1,500 yen
Season Ticket 25,000 yen 12,500 yen 12,500 yen
Lift Ticket Information 2019-2020 Season Lift Tickets

All tickets shown above are valid at both Iwakisan Hyakuzawa and Soma Romantopia.

Getting to Iwakisan Hyakuzawa

By public transport
Train
Train
15.4km from Hirosaki Station on the Ou Honsen Line
Transport Information
Information
Iwakisan Hyakuzawa is just over 15km from Hirosaki Station on the Ou Honsen line.

>> More information on the Ou Honsen train line
bus
Bus
By Car
Car
27.3km from the Owani Hirosaki IC on the Tohoku Expressway
30.2km from the Kuroishi IC on the Tohoku Expressway
Nearest national route: Route 7 (17.4km away)
Nearest prefecture road: Prefecture Road 3
Direction
Direction
Iwakisan Hyakuzawa is about 27km from the Owani Hirosaki IC exit on the Tohoku Expressway.

From the city area, take Prefecture Road 3 west heading towards Mt Iwaki.

>> More information on Tohoku Expressway
Parking
Parking
There is parking for 550 vehicles at the base of the ski hill. Parking is free every day of the season.

More Information

Visit official website
(link opens in a new window)
Address
Address
Higashiiwakisan Hyakuzawa
Hirosaki-shi
Aomori-ken
036-1343
Telephone
Telephone
0172-83-2224
1st January 2020
Happy New Year. The 'planned season' dates shown on the ski resort pages are planned opening dates - many ski hills around Japan have been experiencing delays.
Current resort snow depth
40cm
(-1cm)
(change since last update)
Reader Photos & Reviews
Photos (0) Upload
Read Reviews (1) Write
If you have visited Iwakisan Hyakuzawa, please share your experience with other SnowJapan readers by writing a Resort Review and/or uploading photos
Other nearby ski resorts
Approx. distance from Iwakisan Hyakuzawa by road (in winter)
About the information on this page
For more details and explanations about the information presented on this page, please read this.
It is very important to us that the information presented on SnowJapan is correct and up-to-date. Checks and updates are made throughout the year. If you find information that you feel needs checking and updating, please let us know by contacting us. We appreciate your support.