Furano Ski Resort » Japan
Furano occupies the geographic centre of Hokkaido Japan. Furano ski resort combines some of the steepest and longest runs in Hokkaido with two interconnected ski areas, Furano and Kitanomine. Due to its central location Furano gets stable weather systems and more bluebird days affording spectacular views across the town to the Daisetsusan mountain range across the valley. Ideal for advanced skiers to families the ski area is uncrowded and the high speed modern lifts ensure you will spend more time on the snow.
Furano offers you all the options: dry powder snow, day trip options to other nearby ski areas (included in the Furano lift pass, conditions apply*), some of the best groomed fall line skiing, more bluebird days and a genuine cultural experience.
Furano Snow & Weather Forecast
Considering Furano this ski season? Keep up to date with the latest weather and snow forecasts below to guarantee you never miss out on another pow dump or bluebird day.
Furano Mountain Facts:
- Opens Dec ~ Apr
- Snowfall - 8m
- Base/Peak Altitude - 235m/1209m
- Vertical - 974m
- Longest Run - 4km
- Lifts Open/Close - 8:30a.m/5:00p.m.
- Terrain: Beginner 40%, Intermediate 20%, Advanced 20%
- Mtn restaurants - 6
- Half pipe - Yes
- 1 Ropeway (101 person)
- 1 gondolas
- 2 quad chairs
- 6 double chairs
- 1 single chairs
Use your Furano lift ticket to ski at Kamui Ski Links and Tomamu
*For the 2017-18 winter, a 5-7 day Furano Ski Area lift pass entitles the pass holder to a 1 day lift ticket at either Kamui Ski Links or Tomamu.
*For the 2017-18 winter, an 8+ day Furano Ski Area lift pass entitles the pass holder to a 1 day lift ticket at Kamui and a 1 day lift ticket at Tomamu.
Guests are required to go to the Kitanomine ticket office, or Furano Ropeway ticket office and obtain an exchange voucher before going to Kamui or Tomamu the day before or on the morning of the day. This exchange voucher is then to be presented at the ticket office at Kamui / Tomamu in exchange for a lift pass.
Transfer costs apply. For shuttle bus timetable and operational information please check at the Furano Tourism office (located at the Kitanomine Gondola).
Note: The Tomamu/Kamui lift pass exchange program does not apply to Furano Ski Area child lift tickets (12 years & under ski free). Children would need to purchase a child lift ticket at Tomamu/Kamui.