SEASON & PRICES

The 2017-2018 winter season has ended on the 22nd of April 2018.

Regarding season length and opening hours

2017-2018 Winter Season
FROM 16 Dec 2017 TO 06 May 2018
OPEN HOURS
Winter Time 08:00 – 17:00
Spring Time 08:00 – 16:00 *Weekdays / 08:00 – 16:30 *Weekends and Holidays

*Open-period and opening hours may change depending on the condition of the weather

2017-2018 Winter Season

Lift ticket price list

For children and infants under the age of 5, lift tickets are free at Gala

Main Season (Dec 16 - Apr 1)

 1DAY2DAYSAMPMFROM 3PM lift ticketGONDOLA
[Round-Trip]
ADULT4,6007,0003,4003,7002,0001,300
CHILD(6-12y)2,3003,4001,6001,8001,000650
SENIOR3,7006,0003,0003,3001,8001,300

Unit:JPY

Spring Season (Apr 2 - May 6)

 1DAY2DAYSAMPMFROM 3PM lift ticketGONDOLA
[Round-Trip]
ADULT3,7005,7002,8003,0001,6001,300
CHILD(6-12y)1,8502,8001,3001,400800650
SENIOR3,1005,0002,5002,6001,3001,300

Unit:JPY

Chair lift operating hours

 1DAY2DAYSAMPMFROM 3PM lift ticketGONDOLA
[Round-Trip]
Dec 16 - Apr 18:00~17:008:00~13:0012:00~17:0015:00~17:008:00~17:00
Apr 2 - May 68:00~16:3012:00~16:3015:00~16:308:00~16:30
Weekdays from 02 Apr to 27 Apr8:00~16:0012:00~16:0015:00~16:008:00~16:00

Unit:JPY

  • Afternoon lift tickets are available for purchase from 11:45
  • From 3PM lift tickets are available for purchase from 14;45
  • A complimentary "HAPPY BIRTHDAY 1 DAY SKI PASS" is available. Please show valid ID (passport, driver's license, etc) to confirm your date of birth to receive a complimentary pass.
  • Those purchasing senior passes are required to show valid ID
  • Those without skis or a snowboard are strictly not allowed to traverse down the slopes
  • Sledding is only allowed at the "sled area"
  • Those without skis or a snowboard are not allowed on any chair lifts other than the "Barouche" chair lift
  • Primary/elementary school kids are eligible to receive a complimentary "KIDS 1 DAY SKI PASS" on every 3rd Sunday of the month from December 2017 to April 2018 (i.e. 17th Dec, 21 Jan, 18 Feb, 18 Mar, 15 Apr)
  • Senior benefits are available for those over sixty on "ACTIVE SENIOR DAY" which is held every Friday from December to April
  • Open-period and opening hours may change depending on the condition of the weather

GALA Passport (Season Pass)

Validity PeriodOn-Sale DateFirst time customerBenefits
Dec 16 - May 6Dec 16 ~40,000*10% off Ski School
Feb 1 - May 6Feb 1 ~31,000
Mar 1 - May 6Mar 1 ~21,000
Apr 1 - May 6Apr 1 ~11,000

Unit:JPY

GALA PASSPORT (Season Pass)
  • Please submit the application and payment at the INFORMATION DESK.
  • A discount is available for 1 DAY SKI PASSES at ISHIUCHI MARUYAMA (2,000 yen), YUZAWA KOGEN Resort, JOETSU KOKUSAI, IWAPPARA Ski Area (1,000 yen) and MAIKO Snow Resort (1,500 yen)
  • The price includes the charge for an ID photograph
  • You are not able to use your own photos and that includes digital photography
  • Any beanies, hats, goggles and/or glasses are not be worn in the photo for the GALA passport application
  • The price for adults and children are the same

3 Mountain Pass

GALA, YUZAWA KOGEN and ISHIUCHI MARUYAMA are all connected.
You are able to go to all three mountains with a 3 MOUNTAIN PASS.

On January 6th 2018 you can go to all three mountains with just a Gala ski pass (lift ticket)!

 ADULTSENIOR / CHILD(6-12y)
1DAY5,1004,200
2DAYS8,1006,600
3 Mountain Pass
  • To receive senior discounts a valid ID (driver's license, passport, etc) for proof of age is required
  • Child rates apply children below the age of 6

*TAX included in all prices