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Shizukuishi Ski Resort Guide

Shizukuishi, Japan

Rated: 3/5 (from 5 ratings)

Ski Area Highlights
Recommended ForIntermediates, Beginners and Snowfall.
Total Piste Length33km21 miles
Highest Lift1,370m4,495ft
Resort Height440m1,444ft
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Site of the unsuccessful 1993 Alpine World Championships for which it was redeveloped with a second ski area added. Terrain best suits intermediate cruisers however.


The Japanese ski resort of Shizukuishi is at an altitude of 440m1,444ft, with 33km21 miles of marked runs.

Shizukuishi has direct access to 33km21 miles of downhill skiing, with 12 marked pistes, served by a total of 11 ski lifts.

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


Shizukuishi offers good sking, particularly, for Beginner skiers.

Snow and Weather

When will it snow in Shizukuishi?

There is currently no significant snow in the 7-day forecast for Shizukuishi.

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Snow Forecast by day for Shizukuishi

Ski Area Stats

Shizukuishi Ski Area

Piste and Lift Stats
Black Pistes
Expert Trails
 2 4km2 miles
Red Pistes
Intermediate Runs
 7 18km11 miles
Blue Pistes
Easy Trails
 3 11km7 miles
Total Length
33km21 miles
Ski Lifts
Number of Lifts


Shizukuishi Ski Area Heights

Lift Heights and Resort Altitude
Highest Lift1,370m4,495ft
Lowest Piste440m1,444ft
Resort Altitude (Shizukuishi)440m1,444ft
Max Vertical930m3,051ft

Ratings & Suitability

Ratings for Shizukuishi
Expert Skiers

Shizukuishi Overview

 Notable Ski Runs

The longest possible descent in Shizukuishi is 5km3 miles long.


No official facilities on offer and restricted access to slopes.

Location and Map

Where is Shizukuishi?

This ski resort is in Iwate, Japan.


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How to get there


Ski Lift Capacity

The 11 ski lifts are able to uplift 14,800 skiers and snowboarders every hour.

Season Dates

When is Shizukuishi open?

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

Usual opening is early December, and usual closing is Mid April.

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 Shizukuishi, 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 Shizukuishi Tourist Office for the latest.