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Hachimantai Ski Resort Guide

Hachimantai, Japan

Ski Area Highlights
Recommended ForIntermediates.
Highest Lift1,450m4,757ft
Resort Height950m3,117ft
 Nearest AirportSendai
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This small ski area is for people staying at the attractive Hachimantai kanko hotel and who are interested in the larger Appi or Hachimantai Resort down the road. Lovely view of the distant mountains


The Japanese ski resort of Hachimantai is at an altitude of 950m3,117ft.

Hachimantai has direct access to 9 marked pistes, served by a total of 3 ski lifts.

The skiing is at relatively low altitude, so snow cover can be variable.


There is skiing to suit a range of abilities.


Hachimantai offers some good boarding and there is a Snow Park in Hachimantai.

Snow and Weather

When will it snow in Hachimantai?

The next notable snow forecast is 7cm3in, expected on 2 March, with around 15cm6in forecast over the next 7 days.

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Snow this week

Snow Forecast by day for Hachimantai

Ski Area Stats

Hachimantai Ski Area

Piste and Lift Stats
Black Pistes
Expert Trails
Red Pistes
Intermediate Runs
Blue Pistes
Easy Trails
Ski Lifts
Number of Lifts


Hachimantai Ski Area Heights

Lift Heights and Resort Altitude
Highest Lift1,450m4,757ft
Lowest Piste950m3,117ft
Resort Altitude (Hachimantai)950m3,117ft

Hachimantai Overview

 Notable Ski Runs

The longest possible descent in Hachimantai is 3km2 miles long.

Location and Map

Where is Hachimantai?

This ski resort is in Iwate, Japan.


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How to get there

 By Air

The nearest airport to Hachimantai is Sendai, 174 minutes drive away.


Ski Lift Capacity

The three ski lifts are able to uplift 6,000 skiers and snowboarders every hour.

Season Dates

When is Hachimantai open?

We don't currently have confirmed season dates, but hope to soon.

NOTE:- Ski area, lift and piste opening is subject to Current Snow Conditions.

COVID-19 / Coronavirus

We don't yet have specific details of the COVID-19 precautions being taken in Hachimantai, but they are likely to include most of the following :-

  • Face masks required on lifts, and in shops.
  • Social distancing in public areas.
  • Reduced lift capacity.
  • Extensive disinfection / sanitization.

French Ski Resort COVID-19 Measures describes further measures that may also be applied.

Visit the Hachimantai Tourist Office for the latest.