Kuzuryu (Ono City, Fukui)

Kuzuryu
九頭竜
(福井県 大野市)
Planned season: Saturday 22nd December 2018 until mid March 2019
Official snow depth Daily updates during snow season

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Kuzuryu is a small ski hill located in Ono city in Fukui Prefecture, close to Lake Kuzuryu and the border with Gifu Prefecture. The Challenge Course A offers a 41 degree gradient. Kuzuryu can either be accessed from the west (around Fukui) or from the east (Gujo city in Gifu Prefecture).

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

728m
320m
408m
41"
6
800m
4
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30%
Skiers
30%
ropeways Ropeways gondolas Gondolas quad lifts Quad lifts triple lifts Triple lifts pair lifts Pair lifts single lifts Single lifts other lifts Other
Boarders
70%
0 0 0 0 4 0 0

Kuzuryu Snow Depth Statistics

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Previous Statistics

Kuzuryu Facilities

School
School
Ski School: Available Snowboard School: Not available
Ski lessons are available at Kuzuryu. 
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 no special facilities for children. 
Park Information
Park information
There are no special snow park facilities. 

Kuzuryu Season & Opening Times

Typical season is from Late December until Mid March
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Daytime
Daytime
Weekends and holidays Normally open from 8:30am until 4:30pm
Weekdays Normally open from 8:30am until 4:30pm
Nighta
'Nighta' (night skiing)
Weekends and holidays No
Weekdays No
Opening information
Opening information
Kuzuryu is open from 8:30am until 4:30pm.

There is no nighta at this ski hill.

Kuzuryu Lift Ticket Charges

Adults Child
4 years to Elementary School age
Senior
50 years & over
1 Day (weekend & holidays) 3,800 yen 2,600 yen 2,600 yen
1 Day (weekdays) 2,500 yen 2,000 yen 2,000 yen
AM / PM (weekend & holidays) 2,300 yen
AM / PM (weekdays) 2,000 yen
1 Lift Coupon 260 yen
11 Lift Coupons 2,600 yen
Lift Ticket Information Children ages 3 and under - free.

Ladies Day is every Monday when ladies can buy a one day ticket at 20% off.

Getting to Kuzuryu

By public transport
Train
Train
1km from Kuzuryuko Station on the Etsumi Hokusen line
57.1km from Fukui Station on the Hokuriku Honsen Line
Transport Information
Information
Kuzuryu is about 1km from Kuzuryuko Station on the Etsumi Hokusen line. This line is often known as the Kuzuryu-sen.
bus
Bus
No shuttle bus.

The ski hill is about 10 minutes walk from Kuzuryuko Station.
By Car
Car
28.9km from the Shirotori IC on the Tokai Hokuriku Expressway
52.2km from the Fukui IC on the Hokuriku Expressway
53.9km from the Fukui Kita IC on the Hokuriku Expressway
Nearest national route: Route 158 (0.5km away)
Direction
Direction
Kuzuryu is located about 0.5km off Route 158.

Shirotori IC of the Tokai Hokuriku Expressway is about 29km to the east.

From the west, Fukui IC is about 52km away.

Approach the resort from either the west or east on Route 158.

>> More information on Hokuriku Expressway
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More information on Tokai Hokuriku Expressway
Parking
Parking
There is parking for 700 vehicles on two car parks at the base of Kuzuryu. Parking is free every day of the season.

More Information

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Address
Address
Kakuno 14-3
Ono-shi
Fukui-ken
912-0217
Telephone
Telephone
0779-78-2651
2019-2020 UPDATES
18th November 2019:
We are still in the process of carefully checking and updating information for the upcoming 19-20 winter season. It is a manual process that will take us into December.
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