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[Sapporo Kokusai Ski Resort] Fall Foliage, Ski and Snowboard Can Be Enjoyed at Largest Ski Resort in Sapporo

April 23rd, 2017

Sapporo Kokusai Ski Resort

Sapporo Kokusai Ski Resort (札幌国際スキー場) is the largest ski resort at Mt. Asaridake (朝里岳) with 1,280 m in height in Sapporo, and is one of most popular ski resorts in Hokkaido, and has been established sinc 1978. Kiroro Ski Resort (キロロスノーワールド) is at the opposite side of the Mt. Asaridake. Jozankei Onsen (定山渓温泉) is close to here, and a lot of tourists stay in the Jozankei Onsen. Winter business season is mostly from mid November to late April. In addition, the ski resort is well-known for beautiful fall foliage, and tourists visit here as one of Jozankei fall foliage tourist attractions. Autumn business season is mostly from mid September to mid October.

Sapporo Kokusai Ski Resort
Sapporo Kokusai Ski Resort
Skier
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Snowboarder
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Gulf of Ishikari
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Fall Foliage
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List of Direct bus services

Refer to following companies for the direct bus services.

Hokkaido Access Network Ski Bus(北海道アクセスネットワーク)
Jalan

Jozankei Onsen

Jozankei Onsen (定山渓温泉) is a famous hot-spring resort in Sapporo city suburbs, and one of the 3 major hot spring resorts in Hokkaido together with Noboribetsu Onsen (登別温泉) and Yunokawa Onsen (湯の川温泉). Jozankei is called a back room of Sapporo (札幌の奥座敷), and 2.4 million people per year visit the Jozankei Onsen that is near the center of Sapporo for about 60 minutes. Oversea visitors increased in hot spring boom recently, too. Article is here

Yukyuno-Yado Shiraito
Yukyuno-Yado Shiraito

Sapporo Kokusai Ski Resort in Winter or Autumn

The winter and the autumn can be enjoyed at the Sapporo Kokusai Ski Resort.

Winter Sapporo Kokusai Ski Resort

The top of the Sapporo Kokusai Ski Resort at 1,100 m above sea level has 7 ski courses, Downhill Course (ダウンヒルコース), Family Course (ファミリーコース), Echo Course (エコーコース), Swing Course (スイングコース), Woody Course (ウッディーコース), Forest Course (林間コース) and Märchen Course (メルヘンコース). There are snowboard park such as Table Top, Hips and Rails, too, so those are popular with snowboarders. 2 gondla lifts, Sky Cabin 8 and Sky Cabin 6, and 3 ski lifts, Marchen Quard Ski Lift (メルヘンクワッドリフト), Echo Quard Ski Lift (エコークワッドリフト) and Woody Pair Ski Lift (ウッディーペアリフト) are built.

Ski Resort Map
Sapporo Kokusai Ski Resort

They have a lot of intermediate ski courses, and the courses are wide, so the courses are easy to ski or snowboard. The center of the Sapporo is far from here, but the ski resort attract a lot of skiers and snowboarders. In addition, the longest ski courses between the Forest Course and Märchen Course are 3.6 km length, and those are worth skiing.

Ski Lodge
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Gondola Lift Station
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Gondola Lift Station
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Cafe Kakko Next to Gondola Lift Station
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Very Cold!
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Woody Pair Ski Lift
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Ski Course Between Trees
Sapporo Kokusai Ski Resort
Junction
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Ski Lift
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Ski Course Between Trees
Sapporo Kokusai Ski Resort
Snowboarders
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Ski Course Between Trees
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Snowboarder
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He Enjoy Fresh Snow
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Marchen Ski Course
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Marchen Ski Course
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Wave Ski Course
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Tree Make Me Feel Cold
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Non Japanese Tourists Enjoy Skiing
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Ski Course Between Trees
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Family Ski Course
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Family Ski Course
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Snowboarder
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Stopped Temporarily
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Marchen Quard Ski Lift
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Primary School Students Have Skiing Classes
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Woody Pair Ski Lift
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Primary School Students Have Skiing Classes
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Echo Quard Ski Lift
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I Get Nervous When I Get Off
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Swing Ski Course
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A Tree
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Atmosphere of Sapporo Kokusai Ski Resort Can Be Watched on Youtube

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Movie of Sapporo Kokusai Ski Resort

Ski lift tickets Prices are here
Parking lot Free parking lot is provided (2500 cars)
Regular closing day 09:00-17:00 * It changes depending on seasons
Regular closing day From late April to late November
Telephone number +81-11-598-4511
Home page Home page is here
Mapcode 493 250 341*51

Autumn Sapporo Kokusai Ski Resort

"Moving in the sky" can be enjoyed for about 15 minutes from the Gondra Station at the foot of the mountain to 360 Degree Panoramic Mountaintop Observation Deck (360度山頂パノラマ展望台) by the Sky Cabin 8 while looking over the fall foliage. Sahcho Cafe (山頂カフェ) and a lookout are built near the 360 Degree Panoramic Mountaintop Observation Deck, and a beautiful view can be enjoyed. The ski gondra is operated only in the fall foliage season.

Fall Foliage
Sapporo Kokusai Ski Resort
Lookout
Sapporo Kokusai Ski Resort

Atmosphere of Fall Foliage Can Be Watched on Youtube

Movie of Fall Foliage

lift tickets Prices are here
Parking lot Free parking lot is provided (2500 cars)
Regular closing day 09:30-15:30
Regular closing day From late October to mid September
Telephone number +81-11-598-4511
Home page Home page is here
Mapcode 493 250 341*51

List of Accommodations

Refer to following websites for the accommodations around the Sapporo Kokusai Ski Resort. You can get information regarding online reviews and photos.

Jozankei View Hotel(定山渓ビューホテル)
Jozankei Manseikaku Hotel Milione(定山渓万世閣 ホテルミリオーネ)
Hotel Shika-no-Yu(ホテル鹿の湯)
Hanamomiji(花もみじ)
Jozankei Grand Hotel Zuien(定山渓グランドホテル瑞苑)
Jozankei Hotel(定山渓ホテル)
Booking
Shogetu Grand Hotel(章月グランドホテル)
Jozankei Daiichi Hotel Suizantei(定山渓第一寶亭留・翠山亭)
Jozankei Onsen Hotel Sankeien(定山渓温泉 ホテル山渓苑)
Jozankei Tsuruga Resort Spa MORI NO UTA(定山渓鶴雅リゾート スパ森の謌)
Nukumori-no-Yado Furukawa(ぬくもりの宿ふる川)
Booking
Spa and Estetique Suichokan(翠蝶館)
Suizantei Club Jozankei(翠山亭倶楽部定山渓)
Yukyu-no-Yado Shiraito(悠久の宿白糸)
Booking
Keiryuso(渓流荘)
Booking
Jalan
Rakuten
Onsen Ryokan Kinawaso(温泉旅館錦和荘)
Yi Feng Xiao Zhu Hot Spring Inn(温泉旅館一峯小築)
Jalan
Booking.com

A page of Sapporo is here

Sapporo

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