Towadako Onsen (Towada City, Aomori)

Towadako Onsen
十和田湖温泉 (青森県 十和田市)
Planned season: Friday 22nd December 2017 until mid March 2018
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Towadako Onsen is a small ski hill located to the north east of Lake Towada in Towada city in Aomori Prefecture. The Hakkoda mountains are to the north west and Lake Towada is to the south west.

Aomori Prefecture is the northernmost prefecture on the main island of Honshu and borders Akita Prefecture and Iwate Prefecture to the south. Hokkaido is to the north across the Tsugaru Strait. There are a number of ski hills located across Aomori Prefecture, mostly small in scale. The capital, Aomori city, is located in the central area by the shores of Mutsu Bay and to the north of the Hakkoda mountains.

The Mountain

485m
220m
265m
25"
2
1600m
2
5%
25%
70%
Skiers
50%
ropeways Ropeways gondolas Gondolas quad lifts Quad lifts triple lifts Triple lifts pair lifts Pair lifts single lifts Single lifts other lifts Other
Boarders
50%
0 0 0 0 2 0 0

Towadako Onsen Snow Depth Statistics

Official snow depth numbers from the current season and previous season
December January February March
17/18
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16/17
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17/18
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16/17
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17/18
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16/17
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17/18
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16/17
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1st - - 1st - 20cm 1st - 55cm 1st - 60cm
2nd - - 2nd - 10cm 2nd - 90cm 2nd - 60cm
3rd - - 3rd - 10cm 3rd - 95cm 3rd - 60cm
4th - - 4th - 10cm 4th - 90cm 4th - 55cm
5th - - 5th - 10cm 5th - 75cm 5th - 50cm
6th - - 6th - 10cm 6th - 90cm 6th - 50cm
7th - - 7th - 10cm 7th - 90cm 7th - 60cm
8th - - 8th - 10cm 8th - 95cm 8th - 70cm
9th - - 9th - 10cm 9th - 80cm 9th - 65cm
10th - - 10th - 10cm 10th - 85cm 10th - 60cm
11th - - 11th - 20cm 11th - 105cm 11th - 60cm
12th - - 12th - 35cm 12th - 90cm 12th - 60cm
13th - - 13th - 45cm 13th - 90cm 13th - 55cm
14th - - 14th - 30cm 14th - 80cm 14th - 50cm
15th - - 15th - 30cm 15th - 85cm 15th - 60cm
16th - 20cm 16th - 35cm 16th - 80cm 16th - 60cm
17th - 25cm 17th - 15cm 17th - 60cm 17th - 55cm
18th - 25cm 18th - 35cm 18th - 60cm 18th - 50cm
19th - - 19th - 40cm 19th - 60cm 19th - 50cm
20th - - 20th - 40cm 20th - 60cm 20th - 45cm
21st - 0cm 21st - 40cm 21st - 60cm 21st - -
22nd - 0cm 22nd - 35cm 22nd - 70cm 22nd - -
23rd - 0cm 23rd - 60cm 23rd - 70cm 23rd - -
24th - 10cm 24th - 55cm 24th - 70cm 24th - -
25th - 10cm 25th - 55cm 25th - 65cm 25th - -
26th - 5cm 26th - 55cm 26th - 70cm 26th - -
27th - 5cm 27th - 45cm 27th - 70cm 27th - -
28th - 10cm 28th - 55cm 28th - 60cm 28th - -
29th - 10cm 29th - 55cm 29th - - 29th - -
30th - 20cm 30th - 55cm 30th 30th - -
31st - 20cm 31st - 60cm 31st 31st - -

Towadako Onsen Facilities

School
School
Ski School: Available Snowboard School: Available
Ski and snowboard lessons are available at Towadako Onsen. 
Rental
Equipment Rental
Ski Rental: Available Snowboard Rental: Available
Ski and snowboard equipment rental is available.
Ski and snowboard wear rental is also available. 
Children Facilities
Children's facilities
There are no special facilities for children. 
Park Information
Park information
The 'Snowboard Park' is located on the upper slopes. 

Towadako Onsen Season & Opening Times

Typical season is from Mid December until Mid March
October November December January February March April May June July
                                                           
Daytime
Daytime
Weekends and holidays Normally open from 9:00am until 4:00pm
Weekdays Normally open from 9:00am until 4:00pm
Nighta
'Nighta' (night skiing)
Weekends and holidays Yes
Weekdays Yes
Opening information
Opening information
Towadako Onsen is open from 9:00am until 4:00pm during the daytime.

Nighta is from 5:00pm until 10:00pm.

The ski lifts close between 4:00pm and 5:00pm.

Towadako Onsen Lift Ticket Charges

Adults Child
Elementary School age & under
Senior
60 years & over
1 Day 2,670 yen 2,160 yen 2,160 yen
4 Hours 1,540 yen 1,130 yen 1,130 yen
1 Lift Coupon 250 yen 200 yen 200 yen
Nighta 1,540 yen 820 yen 820 yen
Season Ticket 20,160 yen 12,950 yen 12,950 yen
Lift Ticket Information The 4 Hour ticket is valid for four hours from the time of purchase - it cannot be used during nighta operations.

Getting to Towadako Onsen

By public transport
Train
Train
33.9km from Shichinohe Towada Station on the Tohoku Shinkansen line
56.1km from Towada Minami Station on the Towada Kanko Dentetsu line
63.1km from Kazuno Hanawa Station on the Towada Kanko Dentetsu line
Transport Information
Information
Towadako Onsen ids about 34km from Shichinohe Towada Station on the Tohoku Shinkansen line.

>> More information on the Tohoku Shinkansen train line
bus
Bus
No shuttle bus service information is available.
By Car
Car
46.5km from the Kuroishi IC on the Tohoku Expressway
56.1km from the Towada IC on the Tohoku Expressway
Nearest national route: Route 102 (0.8km away)
Direction
Direction
Towadako Onsen is located just off the main Route 102 road to the west of central Towada city.

>> More information on Tohoku Expressway
Parking
Parking
There is parking for 700 vehicles is available at two main car parks by the base of the ski hill.

More Information

Visit official website
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Address
Address
Yakeyama 64-122
Horyo
Towada-shi
Aomori-ken
034-0303
Telephone
Telephone
0176-74-2008
IMPORTANT! PLEASE READ
We are still in the process of checking and updating ski resort information for the upcoming 2017-2018 ski season. Many ski hills do not update their own official information until November and hopefully most of our updates will be done by the end of this month. If planned opening dates have not yet been updated for a particular ski hill, note that most usually open around the same time each season. Message updated on 14th November 2017.
Current resort snow depth
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