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Purchasing lift tickets and making rental bookings in advance can get you discounts and make your arrival smoother at the site.

Ski resort data

30%
Beginner
40%
Intermediate
30%
Advanced
70%
Groomed snow
15%
Non-groomed snow
15%
Moguls

CoursesCourses

37

LiftsLifts

19

Longest run distanceLongest run

3,500 m

Maximum gradientMaximum

40 °

Open seasonNov 23 - Apr 05
Current snow condition50 cm
Chance of sunny weather
Dec- %
Jan- %
Feb- %
Mar- %

Review

Age 35-392019-01-01
3.7Snow quality 5Scenery 5Services 5Level of crowds 4Access 2Ski resort meals 3Rental gear 3Activities 4Nightlife 2

RUSUTSU RESORT

Resort features

Even with all the attention Hokkaido resorts get from around the world for its powder snow, this ski resort can match them for its quality. This resort covers three mountains and offers 37 courses - the most in Hokkaido - an astounding 42km of runs, and a great view of the Shikotsu-Toya National Park. This is one resort that lets you experience all the wonderful activities Hokkaido has to offer. For kids, there are ski school lessons and a snow playground for them to enjoy as well. Only 90 minutes by car from either New Chitose Airport or Sapporo. This resort is chosen by many skiers from all around the world for their ski vacation.

Snowboarding
Allowed (Those carrying leash cords or wearing snowshoes cannot ride the lifts)
Hot springs
Recommended for families
Shopping
Powder snow
Multilingual ski school
Long course
Many courses
Night skiing / early morning skiing

Open season

11/23-4/5(Planned, *May change due to snow conditions, etc)

Opening hours

Weekdays9:00AM-8:00PM
Saturdays9:00AM-8:00PM
Public holidays9:00AM-8:00PM
Early morning-
Night ski4:00PM-8:00PM
Operation of each ski lift ends at different times. Check the times beforehand.

Resort information

Address〒 048-171113 Izumikawa, Rusutsumura, Abuta-gun, Hokkaido
Snow park informationSide Country Park: An all natural powder park that lets you enjoy untouched natural beauty; Freedom Park: A park that skiers of any skill level can enjoy to their heart’s content
Kids’ parkCrayon Shin-chan Plaza (paid entry): Have a blast with the plaza’s snow escalator, tubing, sledding and snow bikes!
Ski lodgeRusutsu Resort Hotel & Convention
Rescue facilitiesWest Mountain: Entrance to Highland Lodge; East Mountain: East Center Station; Mt. Isola: Located at the top of Mt. Isola and various locations around the base
Childcare facilitiesHighland Lodge 2F, ages: 12 months to preschoolers. 1 hour JPY 1,320. Capacity: 19 persons
8:30AM - 6:30PM (1 hour intervals)
RestaurantsRestaurant "Belle Vue"(South Wing) / Local Cuisine "Sekkatei"(North Wing) / Chinese Restaurant "Kanten"(North Wing) / Italian Restaurant "Costa Terrazza"(North Wing) / Hokkaido Buffet "Oktober Fest"(North Wing) / All-day dining "Atrium"(Westin) / Japanese Restaurant "Kazahana"(Westin) / Teppanyaki in "Kazahana"(Westin)
Payment methods
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ActivitiesSnow trekking Snow rafting Toboggan First tracks Snowmobile Cross-country Snow tubing Kids’ park Snow strider

Regular pricing

Official pricing listed by the ski resort
These prices do not reflect the discount. Prices may differ from WAmazing Snow.

Directions & Transportation

〒 048-171113 Izumikawa, Rusutsumura, Abuta-gun, Hokkaido

Transportation fares are approximate. The actual fare may be different.

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