Haginoyama Shimin (Iwamizawa City, Hokkaido)

Haginoyama Shimin
萩の山市民 (北海道 岩見沢市)
Planned season: Mid December 2018 until early March 2019
Official snow depth 30cm (0cm) [updated on 18th December 2018]

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Haginoyama Shimin is located to the south west of Iwamizawa city centre in Hokkaido. This fairly small ski hill has generally gentle but a wide open area. Wide enough for a road sign to boast that it offers 'the widest ski slopes in Japan'. People visit from Iwamizawa as well as the Ebetsu and Sapporo areas.

Hokkaido is the second largest island of Japan and also the largest and northernmost prefecture (though it is not usually referred to as a prefecture). It has coastlines on the Sea of Japan, the Sea of Okhotsk and also the Pacific Ocean. Sapporo is the capital city of Hokkaido and was host to the 1972 Winter Olympics. Hokkaido is home to the largest number of ski hills in Japan. While the majority of them are very small, some of the larger ski and snowboard resorts in Hokkaido - mostly found in regions to the west and east of Sapporo - are amongst the most famous in Japan.

The Mountain

225m
175m
50m
28"
6
700m
5
20%
30%
50%
Skiers
70%
ropeways Ropeways gondolas Gondolas quad lifts Quad lifts triple lifts Triple lifts pair lifts Pair lifts single lifts Single lifts other lifts Other
Boarders
30%
0 0 0 0 5 0 0

Haginoyama Shimin Snow Depth Statistics

Official snow depth numbers from the current season and previous season
December January February March
18/19
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17/18
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17/18
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1st - - 1st - 50cm 1st - 90cm 1st - 100cm
2nd - - 2nd - 50cm 2nd - 90cm 2nd - 100cm
3rd - - 3rd - 50cm 3rd - 90cm 3rd - 110cm
4th - - 4th - 50cm 4th - 80cm 4th - 100cm
5th - - 5th - 45cm 5th - 80cm 5th - 80cm
6th - - 6th - 45cm 6th - 80cm 6th - 85cm
7th - - 7th - 60cm 7th - 80cm 7th - 90cm
8th - - 8th - 60cm 8th - 75cm 8th - 85cm
9th - - 9th - 50cm 9th - 80cm 9th - 70cm
10th - - 10th - 50cm 10th - 70cm 10th - 70cm
11th - - 11th - 50cm 11th - 70cm 11th - 70cm
12th - - 12th - 50cm 12th - 70cm 12th - -
13th - - 13th - 50cm 13th - 70cm 13th - -
14th - - 14th - 50cm 14th - 70cm 14th - -
15th 40cm - 15th - 50cm 15th - 70cm 15th - -
16th 40cm - 16th - 50cm 16th - 90cm 16th - -
17th 30cm - 17th - 50cm 17th - 85cm 17th - -
18th 30cm - 18th - 40cm 18th - 85cm 18th - -
19th - - 19th - 50cm 19th - 80cm 19th - -
20th - - 20th - 50cm 20th - 80cm 20th - -
21st - - 21st - 50cm 21st - 85cm 21st - -
22nd - 30cm 22nd - 60cm 22nd - 110cm 22nd - -
23rd - 30cm 23rd - 60cm 23rd - 120cm 23rd - -
24th - 30cm 24th - 60cm 24th - 110cm 24th - -
25th - 20cm 25th - 50cm 25th - 120cm 25th - -
26th - 5cm 26th - 60cm 26th - 120cm 26th - -
27th - 40cm 27th - 80cm 27th - 120cm 27th - -
28th - 50cm 28th - 80cm 28th - 110cm 28th - -
29th - 50cm 29th - 90cm 29th - - 29th - -
30th - 50cm 30th - 90cm 30th 30th - -
31st - 50cm 31st - 90cm 31st 31st - -

Previous Statistics

Haginoyama Shimin Facilities

School
School
Ski School: Available Snowboard School: Available
Ski and snowboard lessons are available at Haginoyama Shimin. 
Rental
Equipment Rental
Ski Rental: Available Snowboard Rental: Available
Ski and snowboard equipment rental is available. 
Children Facilities
Children's facilities
There is a small sledging course. 
Park Information
Park information
There are no special snow park facilities. 

Haginoyama Shimin Season & Opening Times

Typical season is from Mid December until Early March
October November December January February March April May June July
                                                           
Daytime
Daytime
Weekends and holidays Normally open from 9:00am until 9:00pm
Weekdays Normally open from 9:00am until 9:00pm
Nighta
'Nighta' (night skiing)
Weekends and holidays Yes
Weekdays Yes
Opening information
Opening information
Haginoyama Shimin is open from 9:00am until 9:00pm.

Nighta is from 4:30pm until 9:00pm.

Haginoyama Shimin Lift Ticket Charges

Adults Child Senior
8 Hours 2,700 yen 2,500 yen
6 Hours 2,400 yen 2,200 yen
4 Hours 1,900 yen 1,700 yen
1 Lift Coupon 190 yen 150 yen
11 Lift Coupons 1,900 yen 1,500 yen
Nighta 1,300 yen
Season Ticket (all) 36,000 yen 32,000 yen 30,000 yen
Season Ticket (daytime) 32,000 yen 27,000 yen
Season Ticket (nighta) 20,000 yen

Getting to Haginoyama Shimin

By public transport
Train
Train
8.6km from Iwamizawa Station on the Hakodate Honsen Line
Transport Information
Information
Haginoyama Shimin is under 9km from Iwamizawa Station on the Hakodate Honsen line.

>> More information on the Hakodate Honsen train line

bus
Bus
No shuttle bus service information is available.
By Car
Car
6.1km from the Iwamizawa IC on the Hokkaido Expressway
Nearest national route: Route 234 (5.7km away)
Nearest prefecture road: Prefecture Road 30
Direction
Direction
Haginoyama Shimin is about 6km from the Iwamizawa IC exit of the Hokkaido Expressway.

From the Iwamizawa IC exit, turn left onto Prefecture Road 38. Follow the road (which changes to Road 30) round to the ski hill which is on the left hand side.

>> More information on Hokkaido Expressway
Parking
Parking
Parking for 1,500 vehicles is available close to the base of the ski hill. It is free every day of the season.

More Information

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Address
Address
Kamishibun-cho 452
Iwamizawa-shi
Hokkaido
068-0836
Telephone
Telephone
0126-44-2119
2018-2019 SEASON UPDATES
As of Monday 17th December, information on just a small number of ski hills around Japan still needs updating. We'll get that wrapped up soon!
Current resort snow depth
30cm
(0cm)
(change since last update)
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