Miyagi Zao Shiroishi Ski Resort 2020 Season Information

Miyagi Zao Shiroishi Ski Resort 2020 Season Information

Miyagi Zao Shiroishi Ski Resort
2020 Season Information

Get the most enjoyment out the snowy Zao!
“Miyagi Zao Shiraishi Ski Resort” is a reasonably-priced resort for beginners to advanced players.

With superb views overlooking the southeastern slope of the Fubozan in Minami Zao, the southern area of Miyagi Prefecture, and the Pacific Ocean, this ski resort also boasts its fluffy and fine-powder snow.
There are a variety of slopes available, such as a wide and gentle Family Course ideal for children, families, and beginners. Intermediate skiers may want to try the A Course to enjoy the right level of speed fluctuation. Experienced skiers can enjoy several compact and varied courses to get the adrenaline rush, such as the Flat Burn with 38-degree inclination, the deep-snow D Course and Cob Course, and others.
Children who have never skied before can play at a free Kids Park and enjoy sledding and playing in the snow. When weather permits, children can also play at the famous “Air Dome Giraffe Slide”. Customers can also rent sleds, helmets, and boots here.

Courses

Course Name(Nickname) Features
P Course (Panorama Course) This is a pressed-snow course for intermediate to advanced skiers. Course distance: 460m
This is a relatively difficult course for those who practice for competitions. It is sometimes open for public.
A Course (Azalea Course) This is a pressed-snow course for intermediate skiers. Course distance: 1,350m
A paradise course for intermediate skiers with a wide slope and a view of the Pacific Ocean.
B Course(Unforgettable Wall Course) This is a pressed-snow course for advanced skiers. Course distance: 1,200m
Enjoy sliding down steep snowy slopes with a maximum slope of 38 degrees! A thrilling course reserved for experts skiers.
C Course (Central Course) This is an unpressed-snow course for intemediate to advanced skiers. Course distance: 700m
Boost up your “challenging spirit” to slide down a maximum 35-degree inclination after finishing the B Course
D Course (Bear Drop Course) This is an unpressed-snow course for advanced skiers. Course distance: 550m.
The best part of deep-powder snow! Enjoy fresh and deep snow with a maximum slope of 35 degrees.
E course(Mizuhiki Course) This is an unpressed-snow course for advanced skiers. Course distance: 1,000m.
Experience Zao’s nature and powder snow on this course that overlooks Sendai and Matsushima.
Apron An area for visitors to ski in a relaxed way from the forest area to the spacious slopes.
Family Course This is a pressed-snow course for first-timers and beginners. Course distance: 600m
With an average slope of 12 degrees, this course is ideal for skiing classes and practicing children.
Kids Park In this children-only area, kids can play sled and snow for free. There is also a fluffy playground equipment.

Requests (Notes)

This ski resort is a quasi-national park. Please do not damage the trees.
  • Please do not throw away any trash. Let’s bring your trash back home.
  • Depending on the terrain, some courses do not have compacted snow. Please pay attention to the course conditions.
  • Skiing and snowboarding are sports that can be enjoyed in nature. However, skiing outside the designated course is prohibited at this ski resort.
  • Please understand the different movement characteristics between skiing and snowboarding and always be careful not to get hurt while enjoying your time here.
  • To prevent danger, please follow the instructions of the patrolling staff members and other employees.
  • In case of injury, we will provide first aid will be provided. However, please note that we cannot assume any other responsibilities.
  • Be sure to attach ski stoppers to your equipment before sliding down the slopes.
  • We are not responsible for any accidents that happen outside the area managed by this ski resort.
  • Please follow the signs, notices, and other announcements that are placed in the hall.
  • This ski resort recommends all customers who ski, snowboard, or slide down the slopes in any other way to wear hats and helmets.
  • This ski resort uses and promotes the Snow Sports Safety Standards established by the National Ski Safety Council. For details, please visit the website of Tohoku Ski Resort Association. (http://www.t-sakudo.com)(http://www.t-sakudo.com

Lifts

  Target Capacity Distance
Family Lift For beginners 2 people 540m
Quad Lift For beginners and intermediate skiers 4 people 680m
Lift No. 2 For intermediate and advanced skiers 2 people 610m
Lift No. 3 For advanced skiers 2 people 530m
  • The Family Lift and Lift No. 3 are not operated during weekdays in March.
  • Sliding around structures and under the lift route is restricted.
  • Courses and lifts may be restricted or closed depending on weather conditions

Fees

1) Lift usage fee *planned prices

Ticket Type Description Adults Elementary and junior high school students Preschool children Senior citizens and high school students
One-day Ticket Valid on   8:30~16:30 ¥3,500 ¥1,500 ¥500 ¥3,000
Short One-day Ticket Valid on 10:00~16:30 ¥3,300 ¥2,800
AM Ticket Valid on   8:30~12:30 ¥3,100 ¥2,700
PM Ticket Valid on 12:30~16:30 ¥3,100 ¥2,700
One-time Ticket Valid for one season ¥350 ¥250 ¥350
Ten-time Ticket Valid for one season ¥3,000 ¥2,000 ¥2,700
Season Ticket    Valid for one season ¥35,000 ¥19,000 ¥30,000
◇Ski or snowboard rental is available free of charge for elementary and junior high school students who purchase the season ticket. *Please note that the desired size may not be available. Thank you for your understanding.
  • The “Senior citizen” ticket is for those who are 60 years old or older.
  • Please present a proof of your age or identity when purchasing the “senior citizen” or “high school student” ticket.
  • The One-time Ticket and Ten-time Ticket are valid only during the season of purchase.
  • Please contact us for discounted fees for group skiing classes and tours.

2) Rental Fees *planned prices

  Junior high school students or younger High school students or older
Up to 4 hours Up to 8 hours Up to 4 hours Up to 8 hours
Ski or snowboard set ¥2,000 ¥2,500 ¥3,000 ¥3,500
Ski or snowboard separately ¥1,500 ¥2,500
Ski or snowboard boots ¥1,500 ¥2,000
Poles ¥500 ¥500
Skiwear (Jacket & Pants) ¥2,200 ¥3,000
Jacket only ¥1,500 ¥1,800
Pants only ¥1,500 ¥1,800
Helmet ¥500 ¥1,000
Goggles ¥500 ¥500
Long boots ¥500 ¥500
Sled ¥500 ¥500
Snowshoes ¥2,000 ¥2,000
Nordic pole ¥600 ¥600
  • Hats and gloves cannot be rented. They are sold at the store.
  • We provide ski stoppers for free. (A refundable deposit of 1,000 yen is required.)
■For children rental equipment, the following sizes are available.
  • Ski boots: from 16cm Ski: from 90cm (for children with around 100㎝ height)
  • Snowboard boots: from 18cm Snowboard: from 100cm (for children with around 110㎝ height)

3)School ※The indicated prices are valid for the previous year. They will be revised in the 2020 season.

<Ski>
Miyagi Zao Shiroishi Ski School
Available during End-of-year and New Year holidays, Saturdays, Sundays, and national holidays only
Reception hours 8:30~10:00 / 12:00~13:00
Lesson hours 10:00~12:00 / 13:00~15:00
Program Ski (Kids: 5-6 years old)
・General lessons suitable for beginners to advanced skiers
・Perfect for small children! (5 to 6 years old) Kids Lesson (half-day lessons only)
・Fun family lessons available only for families
・Badge Test Special Lessons for badge test takers only
・One-on-one private lesson
・Mezase Crown ・Special lesson to pass the Technical Prize
Ski school General ¥4,000 for a full-day lesson, ¥3,000 for a half-day lesson
Season ticket:Adult ¥46,000, Child ¥34,000 Senior citizen / Youth ¥41,200
※Lift ticket is included in the school season ticket. Junior high school students and younger participants can rent the equipment for free.
Application / Inquiry
Representative: Yokoyama TEL 090-2279-1834 ※Only available on weekends and holidays during the winter season
Homepage http://www.geocities.jp/sajshiroishi/
Email address sajshiroishi@yahoo.co.jp
<Ski and snowboard>
MZ Shiroishi Snow Sports School
Representative: Yasushi Sato (89.SIA demonstrator). For beginners to racers
Available: Every day
Reception hours: 8:30-10:00 / 12:00-13:00.
Lesson hours: 10:00-12:00 / 13:00-15:00
Program: Ski (Kids: 4-6 years old), snowboard
・Scientific and fun lessons suitable for everyone’s purpose and physical fitness, from kids to silver generation.
・Badge test application is accepted at any time.
・Junior badge test is also accepted at any time.
General ski lesson: ¥4,000 for a full-day lesson, ¥3,000 for a half-day lesson
Snowboard lesson: ¥5,000 for a full-day lesson, ¥3,500 for a half-day lesson
Season ticket: Adult ¥58,000, Child ¥46,000
※Lift ticket is included in the school season ticket. Junior high school students and younger participants can rent the equipment for free.
Application / Inquiry
Yasushi Sato TEL 090-7333-2885
Homepage https://mzssss.amebaownd.com
Email address mzsnow@ji.jet.ne.jp
<Telemark Ski>
Mata-Tabi Telemark Ski School
(Reservation required)
Mata-Tabi Representative: Nobuyuki Watanabe
・One lesson (80 minutes): ¥7,000
・First Telemark Experience (60 minutes): ¥3,500
・Snowshoe Experience (half day): ¥5,000
※2Reservation accepted for 2 people or more
Application / Inquiry
Representative: Nobuyuki Watanabe TEL080-5579-6954
Homepage https://matatabi-net.jimdofree.com/
Email address nobu-chan0524@ezweb.ne.jp
  • Hats and gloves cannot be rented. They are sold at the store.
  • We provide ski stoppers for free. (A refundable deposit of 1,000 yen is required.)
■For children rental equipment, the following sizes are available.
  • Ski boots: from 16cm Ski: from 90cm (for children with around 100㎝ height)
  • Snowboard boots: from 18cm Snowboard: from 100cm (for children with around 110㎝ height)

Facilities

Central House A spacious space to relax and enjoy a variety of reasonably-priced and delicious menus, such as curry rice, ramen, pork miso soup, umen noodles, boneless fried chicken, soft-served ice cream, and others.
Please note that eating and drinking food and drinks from outside is not allowed at the restaurant. Customers who bring their own lunch should use the Free Rest Area.
・Information (lift ticket sales)
・Restaurant
・Rental desk
・Shop
・Changing room, coin locker
・Toilet (equipped with a baby bed)
・First-aid Center (patrol)
Free Rest Area Available free of charge only on weekends and national holidays. A drink vending machine is available.
Please use this space to put on your boots and relax.
This place can be used by customers who bring their own lunch.

Access

By car 30 minutes by car (about 17km) from the Shiroishi IC on Tohoku Expressway,
National Route 4 ⇒ drive through the Prefectural Road 254 and 51 ⇒ Shiroishi Ski Resort
By train 30 minutes by car (about 17km) from Shiroishi Zao Station on Tohoku Shinkansen
Taxi fare (regular car): around 5,000 yen
Free Shuttle Bus ◎ Available on
Saturdays, Sundays, national holidays, end-of-year and New Year’s holidays (Dec. 26- Jan. 3)
◎Route
[To the resort] JR Shiroishi Zao Station (8:50) ⇒ JR Shiroishi Station (9:00) ⇒ Shiroshita Hiroba ⇒ Shiroishi Ski Resort
[Leaving the resort] Shiroishi Ski Resort (15:30) ⇒ Shiroshita Hiroba ⇒ JR Shiroishi Station ⇒ JR Shiroishi Zao Station
◎Time required : about 40 minutes one way
※The bus may be delayed depending on weather and road conditions.
For bus reservations, please contact Shiroishi Ski Resort (0224-24-8111)

Information on accommodation Kamasaki Hot Springs
Opaque Hot Springs Inn Yumori Kimuraya Ryokan
This inn owns two main hot springs at the Kamasaki Hot Springs area.
The inn boasts an open-air bath where opaque hot spring water with medicinal properties flow.
Day-trip visit is available.
TEL 0224-26-2161
Kamasaki Hot Springs
Mogamiya Ryokan
This hot-spring inn has been passed down since the Edo period.
Enjoy a soothing and nostalgic wooden-structure inn.
Day-trip visit is available.
TEL 0224-26-2131
◇Tourist Information Center  0224-26-2042(Shiroishi Station) 0224-24-5915(Shiroishi Zao Station)
◇Kamasaki Hot Springs (10 minutes by car)
Kimuraya Ryokan 0224-26-2161
Mogamiya Ryokan 0224-26-2131
Suzukiya Ryokan 0224-26-3111
Ichijo Ryokan 0224-26-2151
Michinoku-an 0224-26-2111
◇Obara Hot Springs(20 minutes by car)
Hotel Izumiya 0224-29-2221
Ryokan Shinyu 0224-29-2321
Spashland Shiroishi 0224-29-2326
◇Shiraishi Yuzawa Hot Spring Yakusen 0224-29-2620

Facility Information

Name Miyagi Zao Shiroishi Ski Resort
Address 〒989-0733
Fubozan, Fukuokayatsumiya, Shiroishi, Miyagi
Contact Phone: 0224-24-8111
Opened in December 20, 2019 – March 22, 2020
Opening hours 8:30 am – 4:30 pm
HP http://www.nposki.com
Mail info@nposki.com

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