Mountain Info

Ski Area Safety and Rules

Ski Area Safety and Rules

Priority for Hakuba Goryu Ski resort is all of our guest to have fun and stay safe.

Ski Patrol

Duty’s
  • Check for safety of the course before opening
  • Setting up safety net, rope, matt
  • Patrolling during operating hour
  • Frist aid response
  • Check all courses after closing hour
  • Avalanche control
Ski Patrol Office

Ski Area Safety and Rules

Hakuba goryu ski patrol Main office: Alps Daira Station 1F

Ski Area Safety and Rules

Hakuba Gorjyu Ski patrol Toomi Office: Toomi Station 1F

Ski Area Safety and Rules
Ski Patrol Uniform

During the operating hour, Ski patrol staff will be found at the office or you can find them on the coarse.
They are wearing red and black uniform. Feel free to ask any question.

Time of Accident and Injury

Case of accident and Injury

In the case of emergency please contact the nearest staff.

  1. Place where the accident, or injured person took place.
  2. Injured person’s name, gender, age
  3. Is the injured person skier or snowboarder
  4. Injured person’s color of clothe
  5. Condition of the injury

During the time of the report, above information will help the responder for quick and accurate response.

Emergency Contact Number
  • Hakuba Goryu Toomi Slope, Alpes Daira
     - 0261-75-2101
  • Hakuba Goryu Iimori Zone
     - 0261-75-2636
  • Hakuba 78 Area
     - 0261-75-3533
Ski Area Safety and Rules
Prevent secondary accident

To prevent secondary accident please stick your ski into the snow like the photo.

Please place the snowboard binding face down on the snow, to prevent snowboard from sliding down the slope.

Ski Course Safety

Ski Area Safety and Rules
To Prevent accident

For the safety of our guest please do not go out of ski resort boundary. We set up rope, fencing, and signs for your safety.

Alps Daira to Toomi slope descending course is for intermediate and expert only. Beginners must use the gondola to descend back to Toomi slope.

Caution Sign

Ski Area Safety and Rules

Do not enterOut of boundary area, under the chair lift, and avalanche area is marked.

Ski Area Safety and Rules

Confluence Attention Merging area, please check your speed and beware of others.

Ski Area Safety and Rules

StopArea with sudden change in terrain, such as drop off, ice, and rough terrain. Please be cautious, slow down or stop to adjust to sudden condition.

Avalanche Control

Ski Area Safety and Rules

Ski patrol observe, test, and purposely trigger an avalanche before opening hour.

Hakuba Goryu ski resort’s out of boundary area is a high potential area for avalanche. For the safety of the guest, ski patrol checks every course for potential avalanche threat early in the morning before opening hour. By observing day before snow fall, testing snow packs, and checking over 20 critical avalanche area’s, ski patrol makes a decision to cause an avalanche on purpose by explosive or ski cutting technique.

Ski Area Safety and Rules

Recently many skier and snowboarders seeking fresh powder snow, entering out of bound area. Avalanche may occur and it can injure or kill the person or other guest. Please follow the rule for yourself and others.

Ski Resort Rules

当スキー場をご利用される滑走者の方は、以下のルールを守って頂くようお願いします。

ALPINE / RESPONSIBILITY CODEスキー場内における行動規則

各個人がスキー場での危険に対する認識・意識を高める事で、事故・怪我・危険を減らすことが出来ます。 冬山では雪が積もり様々な道具で楽しむ事が出来ます。道具に関係なく、自然の冬山の中での楽しみだという認識をして頂き、常に次の事柄を遵守して頂きますようお願い致します。また以下の項目は、ほんの一部でしかありません。 他の滑走者との貴重な時間の為に、心遣いと責任の共有をお願い致します。

  1. 常に人や障害物を回避したり停止できるスピードで滑走すること。
  2. 前方または下方に滑走者がいる際は、その滑走者を尊重すること。
  3. コースに留まり、他の滑走者の妨げになったり、上方から見えないような箇所では止まらない。
  4. 滑りはじめる前や、コースに合流する際は、必ず上方確認をすること。滑走者がいる場合は通り過ぎるのを待ち滑走をはじめる。
  5. 衝突や事故・怪我をしたり目撃した際は、近くのスキー場スタッフに連絡する。場合により協力者を探し連絡してもらい応急手当を行う。
  6. 常に正しく調整され、流れ止め機能が働く道具を使うこと。
  7. 看板・標識・警告・設置物に従うこと。
  8. 閉鎖されているコース・エリアには絶対に立ち入らないこと。
  9. 飲酒・薬の影響や体調の不具合で身体能力が損なわれている場合は、リフト・ゴンドラを利用しない。
  10. リフトを利用する前に乗り方・降り方の知識と技術を習得すること。

以上の滑走者責任義務を理解し、常に安全を意識してください。それはあなたの責任です。

10 FIS RULES

Ski Area Safety and Rules 拡大表示

Hakuba Rules

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Out of Bound Area

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Area highlighted red and yellow is out of bound. Please do not cross the fenced and roped area. Please obey all signs.
Please stay inside ski resort boundary for your and everyone’s safety. You may cause an avalanche into the ski resort by skiing in out of bound area.

Ski tracks in out of bound area is made by ski patrol or inspection.

If you are not sure about the boundary, please ask the ski patrol.

In the past on of the guest went out of bound causing an avalanche

Avalanche was 50cm deep, 50m wide, and sled approximately 200m. The guest who cause the avalanche was safe by hanging on to on of the chair lift post. No one else was injured but it could have been worse.

Search and Rescue Fee

「滑走禁止エリア」進入禁止

Any out of boundary search and rescue operation will charged with no question.

Per Hour Fee
One Ski Patrol20,000yen
One Rescue Assistant10,000yen
One Rescue Head quarter staff5,000yen
One Snow Grooming machine50,000yen
One Snowmobile10,000yen

Entering Back Country

You can enter back country from Alps No.4 chair lift. There is a sign at the beginning of the trail head.

If you have any questions please contact the ski patrol.

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Attention

If you go beyond the boundary, you have made the choice to enter the Back country.
You must have a Beacon (Avalanche transceiver), Probe and Shovel. You should also know how to use them.

  • Please do not leave the resort after 2:00 PM.
  • Please do not re-enter the resort after the last chair lift closes.
  • Beware of the weather in these mountains the weather can deteriorate without warning.
  • You must not make any ski tracks that are visible to other customers from the ski resort.
  • If you get injured or buried by an avalanche and need assistance, outside of the ski resort, please note that Rescue team may be slow and costly.
    A rescue team can only be safely deployed after the avalanche danger in the immediate area has been eliminated. The rescue team will not enter an unsafe area to perform a rescue.

BY Satoshi Iwamoto CAPTAIN of HAKUBA GORYU SKI PATROL

  1. Please do not enter the back country area other than the trail head. Do not leave any ski tracks that can be possibly seen from the ski resort.
  2. By leaving ski tracks behind, it will greatly influence other customers without knowledge and equipment to enter backcountry.
  3. Those who are entering backcountry, fully prepare yourself, hand in mountaineering registration, and act under your responsibility. (you can submit the registration form at Toomi Gondola Station or Alps Station)
  4. Entering ski slope outside business hour is prohibited.
    Please call 0261-75-2101 if you have no other choices, but to enter the ski slope.

Sled Area

Kids Area is a dedicated area for sled and plastic ski.

*Sled or sled like items cannot be taken up the chair lift.

Equipment that can be taken up the chair lift are, equipment with metal edge to control speed, leash cord or device to prevent equipment to slide down the hill on its own. Equipment that interfere with vision and prevent from suddenly stopping is forbidden.
If you’re are not aware, please contact the ski patrol.

Aloud on the Slope
Snow Moto

Snow Moto

Pole board

Pole board

Dual Board

Dual Board

Snow bike

Snow bike

Not Aloud on the Slope
Snow Bocker

Snow Bocker

Snow Racer

Snow Racer

Balancer

Balancer

Pow Surf

Pow Surf

Snow Skate

Snow Skate

Swaky

Swaky