Ski Jam Katsuyama (Katsuyama City, Fukui)

Ski Jam Katsuyama
スキージャム勝山 (福井県 勝山市)
Planned season: Saturday 15th December 2018 until Sunday 31st March 2019
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Ski Japan Katsuyama (often known as Ski Jam or Jamkatsu) is located to the east of central area of Katsuyama city in the north eastern region of Fukui Prefecture. Karigahara is close by. Ski Jam Katsuyama has been operating since 1993 and is one of the larger and more popular resorts in this region - and certainly the largest in Fukui Prefecture - with many people visiting from the Chubu and Kansai regions. The 2018-2019 season marks the 25th Anniversary.

The resort has three main official areas - Variety, Fantasy and Illusion - and operates four quad lifts, one triple and three pair lifts.

Fukui Prefecture is in the Chubu region of central Japan, facing the Sea of Japan. It borders Ishikawa to the north, Gifu to the east and Kyoto and Shiga to the south. Most of the ski hills in Fukui Prefecture are found in the north eastern region to the east of the capital, Fukui city.

The Mountain

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Ski Jam Katsuyama Snow Depth Statistics

Official snow depth numbers from the current season and previous season
December January February March
1st - - 1st 70cm 170cm 1st 150cm 270cm 1st 100cm 330cm
2nd - - 2nd 80cm 180cm 2nd 150cm 270cm 2nd 100cm 320cm
3rd - - 3rd 90cm 190cm 3rd 150cm 270cm 3rd 100cm 320cm
4th - - 4th 90cm 210cm 4th 130cm 270cm 4th 100cm 310cm
5th - - 5th 80cm 210cm 5th 120cm 280cm 5th 100cm 300cm
6th - - 6th 80cm 210cm 6th 120cm 280cm 6th 100cm 270cm
7th - - 7th 80cm 210cm 7th 120cm 340cm 7th 100cm 260cm
8th - 100cm 8th 80cm 210cm 8th 120cm 380cm 8th 110cm 250cm
9th - 100cm 9th 90cm 200cm 9th 120cm 380cm 9th 100cm 240cm
10th - 100cm 10th 90cm 200cm 10th 130cm 380cm 10th 100cm 240cm
11th - 100cm 11th 90cm 220cm 11th 130cm 370cm 11th 90cm 240cm
12th - 110cm 12th 90cm 230cm 12th 130cm 380cm 12th 90cm 240cm
13th - 140cm 13th 90cm 240cm 13th 130cm 400cm 13th 90cm 230cm
14th - 170cm 14th 90cm 270cm 14th 130cm 400cm 14th 90cm 230cm
15th 60cm 170cm 15th 80cm 270cm 15th 130cm 390cm 15th 100cm 230cm
16th 60cm 170cm 16th 80cm 250cm 16th 130cm 390cm 16th 100cm 220cm
17th 60cm 170cm 17th 80cm 240cm 17th 130cm 390cm 17th 100cm 220cm
18th 60cm 170cm 18th 100cm 220cm 18th 130cm 390cm 18th 100cm 210cm
19th 60cm 170cm 19th 100cm 210cm 19th 130cm 380cm 19th 100cm 210cm
20th 60cm 170cm 20th 100cm 190cm 20th 120cm 380cm 20th 90cm 210cm
21st 40cm 170cm 21st 100cm 190cm 21st 120cm 370cm 21st 90cm 210cm
22nd 40cm 170cm 22nd 110cm 190cm 22nd 110cm 370cm 22nd 80cm 210cm
23rd 35cm 170cm 23rd 110cm 200cm 23rd 110cm 370cm 23rd 80cm 210cm
24th 60cm 160cm 24th 110cm 220cm 24th 110cm 360cm 24th 80cm 190cm
25th 60cm 150cm 25th 110cm 230cm 25th 110cm 360cm 25th 80cm 190cm
26th 60cm 150cm 26th 120cm 240cm 26th 100cm 350cm 26th 80cm 190cm
27th 60cm 170cm 27th 150cm 250cm 27th 100cm 350cm 27th 70cm 190cm
28th 60cm 180cm 28th 150cm 260cm 28th 100cm 340cm 28th 70cm 190cm
29th 70cm 180cm 29th 160cm 260cm 29th - - 29th 70cm 190cm
30th 70cm 180cm 30th 160cm 270cm 30th 30th 70cm 190cm
31st 80cm 170cm 31st 150cm 270cm 31st 31st 60cm 190cm

Previous Statistics

Ski Jam Katsuyama Facilities

Ski School: Available Snowboard School: Available
Ski and snowboard lessons are available at Ski Jam Katsuyama. 
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
The 'Be-Kids Park' has a Sledding Area, Snowboard Aresa and Ski Area. Entry is 500 yen for half day; 900 yen for 1 day. It is found in the lower Variety area.

There is also a 'Snow Land' featuring banana boat rides (500 yen per person).

'Jam Kids' is a child care service for children above 6 months age. Reservations required. 
Park Information
Park information
The 'Snow Park Jam' is in the Illusion area. 

Ski Jam Katsuyama Season & Opening Times

Typical season is from Mid December until Late March
October November December January February March April May June July
Weekends and holidays Normally open from 7:30am until 4:30pm
Weekdays Normally open from 8:00am until 4:30pm
'Nighta' (night skiing)
Weekends and holidays No
Weekdays No
Opening information
Opening information
Ski Jam Katsuyama is open from 8:00am until 4:30pm on weekdays and from 8:00am until 4:30pm on weekends and holidays.

From 1st February 2019 until closing, the resort is open until 5:00pm.

There is no nighta at Ski Jam Katsuyama.

Ski Jam Katsuyama Lift Ticket Charges

Adults Child
3-5 years
Older Child
Elementary School age
50 years & over
1 Day 4,700 yen 1,500 yen 3,000 yen 3,700 yen
2 Days 8,400 yen 2,500 yen 5,000 yen 6,400 yen
Morning (open-1pm) 3,700 yen 1,000 yen 2,500 yen 3,200 yen
Afternoon (12pm-closing) 3,700 yen 1,000 yen 2,500 yen 3,200 yen
1 Lift Coupon 400 yen
11 Lift Coupons 4,000 yen
1 Day + Lunch (1000 yen) 5,500 yen 3,800 yen 4,500 yen
Season Ticket (all) 65,000 yen 30,000 yen 60,000 yen
Season Ticket (weekday) 40,000 yen
Lift Ticket Information A 'Kids Debut' ticket is available that includes access to the Variety pair lift, Family pair lift (weekends) and entry to the kids park. It costs 3,200 yen for adults and 1,400 yen for children.

Getting to Ski Jam Katsuyama

By public transport
11.7km from Katsuyama Station on the Katsuyama Eiheiji Line
37.3km from Fukui Station on the Hokuriku Honsen Line
Transport Information
Ski Jam Katsuyama is about 12km from Katsuyama Station on the Katsuyama Eiheiji line.
A bus service is available from Fukui Station. Charges apply.

The journey from Fukui Station takes about 55 minutes.
By Car
13.2km from the Katsuyama IC on the Chubu Jukan Expressway
30.3km from the Fukui Kita IC on the Hokuriku Expressway
39.5km from the Fukui IC on the Hokuriku Expressway
Nearest national route: Route 157 (9.3km away)
Ski Jam Katsuyama is about 30k from Fukui Kita IC on the Hokuriku Expressway (and about 13km from the Katsuyama IC on the Chubu Jukan Expressway).

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Parking is available at the base of the resort. Car parking charges are 1,300 yen per day - this charge includes the charge for the toll road to get to the resort. The car park is open 24 hours a day.

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