St.MARY (Kawasaki Town, Miyagi)

(宮城県 川崎町)
Planned season: Friday 20th December 2019 until mid March 2020
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St.MARY is located in Kawasaki town in the south-western region of Miyagi Prefecture. The courses are on the eastern foothills of Mt Gando. The base of the ski hill is just to the north of the expressway but most of the ski courses are actually on the other side of the expressway - the lifts and courses go over (and under) the expressway at two points near base. St Mary enjoys easy access from both the Miyagi and Yamagata regions.

Miyagi Prefecture is part of the northern Tohoku region of the main island of Honshu. It has a long Pacific coastline and is bordered with Iwate Prefecture to the north, Yamagata Prefecture to the west and Fukushima Prefecture to the south. The ski hills in Miyagi Prefecture are found in the mountainous regions stretching from the north to south of the western region of the prefecture.

The Mountain

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St.MARY Snow Depth Statistics

Official snow depth numbers from the current season and previous season
December January February March
1st - - 1st 10cm 60cm 1st 20cm 80cm 1st 15cm 40cm
2nd - - 2nd 10cm 60cm 2nd 20cm 85cm 2nd - 40cm
3rd - - 3rd 10cm 60cm 3rd 20cm 85cm 3rd - 40cm
4th - - 4th 15cm 60cm 4th 20cm 80cm 4th - 30cm
5th - - 5th 15cm 50cm 5th 20cm 80cm 5th - 35cm
6th - - 6th 15cm 50cm 6th 25cm 80cm 6th - 45cm
7th - - 7th 15cm 50cm 7th 25cm 80cm 7th - 45cm
8th - - 8th 15cm 50cm 8th 25cm 80cm 8th - 45cm
9th - - 9th 10cm 50cm 9th 25cm 75cm 9th - 35cm
10th - - 10th 10cm 60cm 10th 25cm 75cm 10th - 35cm
11th - - 11th 10cm 70cm 11th 25cm 75cm 11th - 35cm
12th - - 12th 10cm 60cm 12th 25cm 75cm 12th - -
13th - - 13th 10cm 60cm 13th 25cm 80cm 13th - -
14th - - 14th 10cm 60cm 14th 20cm 80cm 14th - -
15th - - 15th 10cm 60cm 15th 20cm 80cm 15th - -
16th - - 16th 15cm 70cm 16th 15cm 80cm 16th - -
17th - - 17th 15cm 70cm 17th 15cm 80cm 17th - -
18th - - 18th 15cm 70cm 18th 15cm 80cm 18th - -
19th - - 19th 15cm 70cm 19th 15cm 75cm 19th - -
20th - - 20th 15cm 60cm 20th 15cm 70cm 20th - -
21st - 10cm 21st 20cm 65cm 21st 15cm 80cm 21st - -
22nd - - 22nd 20cm 65cm 22nd 15cm 70cm 22nd - -
23rd - - 23rd 20cm 65cm 23rd 15cm 70cm 23rd - -
24th - - 24th 20cm 65cm 24th 25cm 60cm 24th - -
25th - - 25th 20cm 65cm 25th 20cm 60cm 25th - -
26th - - 26th 20cm 65cm 26th 15cm 60cm 26th - -
27th - - 27th 20cm 65cm 27th 15cm 50cm 27th - -
28th 10cm 20cm 28th 20cm 65cm 28th 15cm 50cm 28th - -
29th 10cm 30cm 29th 20cm 80cm 29th 15cm - 29th - -
30th 10cm 70cm 30th - 80cm 30th 30th - -
31st - 60cm 31st 20cm 80cm 31st 31st - -

Previous Statistics

St.MARY Facilities

Ski School: Available Snowboard School: Available
Ski and snowboard lessons are available at St.MARY. 
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 'Kids Land' area is at the base of the resort and features sledging and tubing. There is a 500 yen entry charge. 
Park Information
Park information
There is a 'Snow Park' area near the base in the central area of St Mary. 

St.MARY Season & Opening Times

Typical season is from Mid December until Mid March
October November December January February March April May June July
Weekends and holidays Normally open from 8:30am until 5:00pm
Weekdays Normally open from 9:00am until 5:00pm
'Nighta' (night skiing)
Weekends and holidays Yes
Weekdays Yes
Opening information
Opening information
St.MARY is open from 9:00am until 5:00pm on weekdays and from 8:30am until 5:00pm in the daytime.

Nighta is from 5:30pm until 10:00pm, usually weekdays and Saturdays.

St.MARY Lift Ticket Charges

Adults Child
Junior High School age & under
60 years & over
7 Hours 3,100 yen 2,100 yen 2,400 yen
5 Hours 2,900 yen 1,900 yen 2,200 yen
3 Hours 2,600 yen 1,600 yen 1,900 yen
1 Lift Coupon 300 yen 200 yen 200 yen
Nighta 2,000 yen 1,100 yen 1,200 yen
Nighta (2 hours) 1,200 yen 600 yen 800 yen
Season Ticket (all) 34,000 yen 22,000 yen 24,000 yen
Season Ticket (weekday) 22,000 yen 14,000 yen
Season Ticket (nighta) 18,000 yen 12,000 yen
Lift Ticket Information The 7 Hour ticket is valid for seven hours from the time of purchase.
The 5 Hour ticket is valid for five hours from the time of purchase.
The 3 Hour ticket is valid for three hours from the time of purchase.

Various family packs are available that include a special 5.5 hour ticket plus 800 yen lunch voucher:

1 adult + 1 child = 5,900 yen
1 adult + 2 children = 8,400 yen
1 adult + 3 children = 10,900 yen
2 adults + 1 child = 9,300 yen
2 adults + 2 children = 11,800 yen
2 adults + 3 children = 14,300 yen

Getting to St.MARY

By public transport
27km from Yamagata Station on the Yamagata Shinkansen line
27km from Yamagata Station on the Ou Honsen Line
Transport Information
St Mary is 27km from Yamagata Station.

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No shuttle bus service information is available.
By Car
1.5km from the Sasaya IC on the Yamagata Expressway
25.6km from the Murata IC on the Tohoku Expressway
31.5km from the Sendai Miyagi IC on the Tohoku Expressway
Nearest national route: Route 286 (0.1km away)
St.MARY is less than 2km from the Sasaya IC exit on the Yamagata Expressway.

From the Sasaya IC exit, turn right onto Route 286 to head to the ski hill.

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More information on Tohoku Expressway

About 25 minutes from Yamagata.
About 40 minutes from Sendai.
There are 4 car parks close to the base of St.MARY. Car Parks 1, 2 and 3 are free every day of the season. The car park in front of the Ski Centre is 500 yen.

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