Iwakisan Hyakuzawa (Hirosaki Town, Aomori)

Iwakisan Hyakuzawa
岩木山百沢 (青森県 弘前市)
Planned season: Saturday 22nd December 2018 until mid March 2019
Official snow depth Daily updates during snow season

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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
4
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 1

Iwakisan Hyakuzawa Snow Depth Statistics

Official snow depth numbers from the current season and previous season
December January February March
18/19
season
17/18
season
18/19
season
17/18
season
18/19
season
17/18
season
18/19
season
17/18
season
1st - - 1st 118cm 74cm 1st 151cm 164cm 1st 128cm 180cm
2nd - - 2nd 110cm 75cm 2nd 163cm 159cm 2nd 125cm 185cm
3rd - - 3rd 137cm 88cm 3rd 154cm 140cm 3rd 121cm 173cm
4th - - 4th 120cm 104cm 4th 141cm 150cm 4th 118cm 164cm
5th - - 5th 116cm 100cm 5th 141cm 144cm 5th 105cm 154cm
6th - - 6th 128cm 96cm 6th 149cm 146cm 6th 100cm 171cm
7th - - 7th 131cm 102cm 7th 137cm 160cm 7th 95cm 172cm
8th - - 8th 128cm 97cm 8th 165cm 166cm 8th 103cm 164cm
9th - - 9th 130cm 87cm 9th 168cm 157cm 9th 100cm 148cm
10th - - 10th 116cm 80cm 10th 169cm 152cm 10th 84cm 143cm
11th - - 11th 106cm 82cm 11th 167cm 149cm 11th 78cm 144cm
12th - - 12th 109cm 80cm 12th 174cm 156cm 12th 77cm 154cm
13th - - 13th 105cm 96cm 13th 176cm 157cm 13th 70cm 143cm
14th - - 14th 103cm 106cm 14th 184cm 161cm 14th 78cm 129cm
15th - - 15th 100cm 98cm 15th 182cm 167cm 15th 84cm 117cm
16th - - 16th 102cm 95cm 16th 178cm 173cm 16th 80cm 98cm
17th - - 17th 108cm 95cm 17th 176cm 171cm 17th 86cm 99cm
18th - - 18th 119cm 93cm 18th 166cm 175cm 18th - 95cm
19th - - 19th 121cm 94cm 19th 159cm 181cm 19th - -
20th 35cm - 20th 116cm 96cm 20th 153cm 182cm 20th - -
21st 35cm - 21st 139cm 96cm 21st 147cm 183cm 21st - -
22nd 30cm 54cm 22nd 143cm 102cm 22nd 144cm 183cm 22nd - -
23rd 30cm 50cm 23rd 138cm 96cm 23rd 142cm 179cm 23rd - -
24th 35cm 45cm 24th 147cm 105cm 24th 142cm 185cm 24th - -
25th 35cm 40cm 25th 150cm 125cm 25th 137cm 192cm 25th - -
26th 36cm 45cm 26th 140cm 146cm 26th 133cm 192cm 26th - -
27th 50cm 50cm 27th 147cm 150cm 27th 132cm 185cm 27th - -
28th 70cm 60cm 28th 143cm 147cm 28th 130cm 179cm 28th - -
29th 97cm 72cm 29th 148cm 150cm 29th - - 29th - -
30th 103cm 83cm 30th 155cm 154cm 30th 30th - -
31st 120cm 82cm 31st 148cm 158cm 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
There are no special snow park facilities. 

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 generally open from 10:00am until 4:00pm in the daytime on weekdays and from 9:00am on weekends and holidays.

Nighta operations are 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 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
A free shuttle bus is available from Hirosaki Station.
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
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Address
Address
Higashiiwakisan Hyakuzawa
Hirosaki-shi
Aomori-ken
036-1343
Telephone
Telephone
0172-83-2224
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