Kuzuryu (Ono City, Fukui)

Kuzuryu
九頭竜
(福井県 大野市)
Planned season: Saturday 26th December 2020 until mid March 2021
Official snow depth 120cm (0cm) [updated on 27th February 2021]

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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
20%
50%
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

Official snow depth numbers from the current season and previous season
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19/20
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20/21
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20/21
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1st - - 1st 50cm - 1st 180cm - 1st - -
2nd - - 2nd 100cm - 2nd 180cm - 2nd - -
3rd - - 3rd 110cm - 3rd 180cm - 3rd - -
4th - - 4th 110cm 0cm 4th 190cm - 4th - -
5th - - 5th 110cm 0cm 5th 190cm - 5th - -
6th - - 6th 110cm 0cm 6th 190cm - 6th - -
7th - - 7th 110cm 0cm 7th 190cm - 7th - -
8th - - 8th 180cm 0cm 8th 190cm - 8th - -
9th - - 9th 190cm 0cm 9th 190cm - 9th - -
10th - - 10th 210cm 0cm 10th 170cm - 10th - -
11th - - 11th 220cm 0cm 11th 160cm - 11th - -
12th - - 12th 220cm 0cm 12th 150cm - 12th - -
13th - - 13th 220cm 0cm 13th 150cm - 13th - -
14th - - 14th 220cm - 14th 140cm - 14th - -
15th - - 15th 190cm - 15th 130cm - 15th - -
16th - - 16th 190cm - 16th 130cm - 16th - -
17th - - 17th 180cm - 17th 150cm - 17th - -
18th - - 18th 180cm - 18th 180cm - 18th - -
19th - - 19th 200cm - 19th 180cm - 19th - -
20th - - 20th 200cm - 20th 180cm - 20th - -
21st - - 21st 200cm - 21st 180cm - 21st - -
22nd - - 22nd 180cm - 22nd 170cm - 22nd - -
23rd - - 23rd 170cm - 23rd 150cm - 23rd - -
24th - - 24th 150cm - 24th 150cm - 24th - -
25th - - 25th 150cm - 25th 130cm - 25th - -
26th 50cm - 26th 150cm - 26th 120cm - 26th - -
27th 50cm - 27th 130cm - 27th 120cm - 27th - -
28th 40cm - 28th 120cm - 28th - - 28th - -
29th 40cm - 29th 140cm - 29th - - 29th - -
30th 40cm - 30th 170cm - 30th 30th - -
31st 50cm - 31st 180cm - 31st 31st - -

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
 
Park Information
Park information
 

Kuzuryu Season & Opening Times

Typical season is from Late December until Mid March
October November December January February March April May June July
                                                           
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 night skiing at this area.

Kuzuryu Lift Ticket Charges

Adults Child
4 years to Elementary School age
Senior
50 years & over
1 Day (weekend & holidays) 3,900 yen 2,700 yen 2,700 yen
1 Day (weekdays) 2,700 yen 2,100 yen 2,100 yen
AM / PM (weekend & holidays) 2,400 yen
AM / PM (weekdays) 2,100 yen
1 Lift Coupon 300 yen
10 Lift Coupons 2,700 yen
Lift Ticket Information 2020-2021 Season lift tickets

Children ages 3 and under can ride the lifts for 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
The ski area 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
>> 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
2020-2021 UPDATES
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