Visiting Yamagata Zao Onsen
Helpful resort information to assist planning your trip to Yamagata Zao Onsen.
- Season opens9 Dec 2022
- Season closes7 May 2023
- Restaurants | Bars1 | —
- Nearest Airport Sendai
- Nearest Train Station Yamagata
- Tourist Office Website
- Tourist Office Phone023-694-9328
Yamagata Zao Onsen Features
The terrain at Yamagata Zao Onsen includes::
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What's it like at Yamagata Zao Onsen resort?
Yamagata Zao Onsen in Japan (located in the Yamagata prefecture) is a large resort with 38 lifts that offers skiers an impressive 881 metres (2890 feet) of vertical descent. Yamagata Zao Onsen has 460 acres of terrain over 25 pistes. Yamagata Zao Onsen is best suited to intermediate skiers and snowboarders but there is some terrain for beginners and advanced skiers. We have no information about the existence of any cross country ski trails at Yamagata Zao Onsen. The nearest airport is at Sendai and the nearest train station to Yamagata Zao Onsen is at Yamagata. There is accommodation located close to the pistes but we would welcome additional information about any hotels or chalets in Yamagata Zao Onsen.
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Interactive Yamagata Zao Onsen trail map and piste map. View the piste and trails as well as the surrounding terrain and mountain contours for backcountry action. Find and compare nearby resorts by clicking on the resort markers.
Yamagata Zao Onsen Live Weather
|Resort||Snow Depth||Temp. (°C)||Wind (km/h)||Weather|
|Top Lift:||1.5 m|
|Bottom Lift:||0.4 m|
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What's the snow currently like in Yamagata Zao Onsen?
A summary of the current snow conditions in Yamagata Zao Onsen. View more information on the Yamagata Zao Onsen detailed snow report page.
- Piste ConditionSpring snow
- Off-piste Condition—
|Upper snow depth:||150 cm|
|Lower snow depth:||40 cm|
Visitor Reviews of Yamagata Zao Onsen
Diane and Morris from Australia writes:
We have skied at Zao for the last 4 years. We love it here because it has let us experience traditional Japanese culture. Although there is not much English spoken here, we have managed. Although, the first year was a bit of a shock we have found the locals very friendly and helpful. In fact, some people even recognise us year after year. We hope to visit again. The resorts we have stayed in have easy access to the chairlifts and the locker rooms are good. Love the onsens. The runs suit us as we prefer green runs. There are more difficult runs. We also found an English speaking instructor and English maps.
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