Snow Resort Nekoyama (Shobara City, Hiroshima)

Snow Resort Nekoyama
スノーリゾート猫山 (広島県 庄原市)
Planned season: Mid December 2018 until late March 2019
Official snow depth --- [updated on 16th December 2018]

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Snow Resort Nekoyama is located on the northern slopes of Mt Neko, to the north-east of central Shobara city in the north-eastern region of Hiroshima Prefecture. Dogoyama Kogen is close by, just to the north of Snow Resort Nekoyama.

Hiroshima Prefecture is in the Chugoku region of western Japan. The capital city, Hiroshima, is on the southern coastline by the Seto Inland Sea. The two main regions of Hiroshima Prefecture where most of the ski hills can be found are the north-western region around Kita Hiroshima town and the north-eastern region of Shobara city.

The Mountain

1020m
320m
700m
39"
5
1200m
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

Snow Resort Nekoyama 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 - 50cm 1st - 115cm 1st - 95cm
2nd - - 2nd - 50cm 2nd - 115cm 2nd - 90cm
3rd - - 3rd - 50cm 3rd - 115cm 3rd - 85cm
4th - - 4th - 50cm 4th - 115cm 4th - 80cm
5th - - 5th - 50cm 5th - 115cm 5th - 60cm
6th - - 6th - 50cm 6th - 120cm 6th - 60cm
7th - - 7th - 50cm 7th - 120cm 7th - 60cm
8th - - 8th - 50cm 8th - 120cm 8th - 60cm
9th - - 9th - 50cm 9th - 120cm 9th - 60cm
10th - - 10th - 65cm 10th - 120cm 10th - 45cm
11th - - 11th - 75cm 11th - 120cm 11th - 45cm
12th - - 12th - 85cm 12th - 135cm 12th - 45cm
13th - - 13th - 85cm 13th - 140cm 13th - 45cm
14th - - 14th - 90cm 14th - 140cm 14th - 45cm
15th - - 15th - 90cm 15th - 140cm 15th - -
16th - 40cm 16th - 90cm 16th - 140cm 16th - -
17th - 45cm 17th - 85cm 17th - 140cm 17th - -
18th - 45cm 18th - 80cm 18th - 140cm 18th - -
19th - 45cm 19th - 80cm 19th - 140cm 19th - -
20th - 45cm 20th - 80cm 20th - 140cm 20th - -
21st - 45cm 21st - 75cm 21st - 140cm 21st - -
22nd - 45cm 22nd - 75cm 22nd - 140cm 22nd - -
23rd - 45cm 23rd - 90cm 23rd - 140cm 23rd - -
24th - 45cm 24th - 90cm 24th - 140cm 24th - -
25th - 45cm 25th - 100cm 25th - 130cm 25th - -
26th - 45cm 26th - 105cm 26th - 120cm 26th - -
27th - 50cm 27th - 110cm 27th - 115cm 27th - -
28th - 50cm 28th - 110cm 28th - 110cm 28th - -
29th - 50cm 29th - 110cm 29th - - 29th - -
30th - 50cm 30th - 115cm 30th 30th - -
31st - 50cm 31st - 115cm 31st 31st - -

Snow Resort Nekoyama Facilities

School
School
Ski School: Available Snowboard School: Available
Ski and snowboard lessons are available at Snow Resort Nekoyama. 
Rental
Equipment Rental
Ski Rental: Available Snowboard Rental: Available
Ski and snowboard equipment as well as wear are available to rent at the resort. 
Children Facilities
Children's facilities
The 'Yuki asobi hiroba' is an area at base for young children. Entry is 500 yen per child (free for accompanying adult and people with valid one day lift ticket).

There is an indoor 'Child Room' in the base Ski Center. 
Park Information
Park information
There is no special park area. 

Snow Resort Nekoyama Season & Opening Times

Typical season is from Mid December until Late March
October November December January February March April May June July
                                                           
Daytime
Daytime
Weekends and holidays Normally open from 8:30am until 5:00pm
Weekdays Normally open from 8:30am until 5:00pm
Nighta
'Nighta' (night skiing)
Weekends and holidays No
Weekdays No
Opening information
Opening information
Snow Resort Nekoyama is normally open from 8:30am until 5:00pm during the daytime.

No nighta is planned for the 2018-2019 season.

Snow Resort Nekoyama Lift Ticket Charges

Adults Child
Pre-school age
Older Child
Elementary & Junior High School age
Senior
50 years & over
1 Day (8:30am-5pm) 4,200 yen 500 yen 2,800 yen 3,500 yen
Half Day 3,500 yen
1 Lift Coupon 500 yen
11 Lift Coupons 4,200 yen
Season Ticket 43,200 yen 25,800 yen 30,900 yen
Lift Ticket Information No nighta is planned for the 2018-2019 season.

Getting to Snow Resort Nekoyama

By public transport
Train
Train
6.8km from Dogoyama Station on the Geibi line
9.6km from Bingo Ochiai Station on the Geibi line
Transport Information
Information
The nearest train station (accessible in winter) is Bingo Ochiai Station on the Geibi line, 10km away to the south west of the ski hill.
bus
Bus
No shuttle bus service information is available.

Various bus companies conduct tours to the ski hill.
By Car
Car
22.1km from the Tojo IC on the Chugoku Expressway
34.4km from the Shobara IC on the Chugoku Expressway
Nearest national route: Route 183 (1.3km away)
Direction
Direction
Snow Resort Nekoyama is located just over 1km off Route 183.

The Tojo IC exit on the Chugoku Expressway is about 22km away and the Shobara IC exit is about 35km away from the resort.
Parking
Parking
There is parking for about 1,000 vehicles at the base of the resort. Parking is free every day of the season.

More Information

Visit official website
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Address
Address
Misaka 5190-50
Saijo-cho
Shobara-shi
Hiroshima-ken
729-5611
Telephone
Telephone
0824-84-2311
2018-2019 SEASON UPDATES
As of Sunday 9th December, we still need to update the information for about 50 ski hills around Japan. They are mostly very small ones and the information can be very hard to find. We are working to get them all updated as quickly as possible... hopefully within the next week!
Current resort snow depth
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