Aizu Kogen Daikura (Minami Aizu Town, Fukushima)

Aizu Kogen Daikura
会津高原だいくら (福島県 南会津町)
Planned season: Saturday 23rd December 2017 until Sunday 1st April 2018
Official snow depth 150cm (0cm) [updated on 22nd January 2018]

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Aizu Kogen Daikura is located in Minami Aizu town in the south-western Aizu region of Fukushima Prefecture. There's a bit of an old-school traditional feel to some of the facilities at this ski hill.

Fukushima Prefecture is composed of three main regions - the Hamadori region to the east (including the Pacific Ocean coastline), the Nakadori region (the central area) and the Aizu region (the Western mountainous region). Many of the ski and snowboard resorts in the prefecture are found on or near Mt Bandai and Mt Adatara to the north of Lake Inawashiro. Most of the others can be found scattered across the western region of the Aizu region or to the south-west of Lake Inawashiro.

The Mountain

1200m
362m
838m
38"
11
2000m
5
20%
50%
30%
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 2 2 1 0

Aizu Kogen Daikura 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 120cm 50cm 1st - 160cm 1st - 200cm
2nd - - 2nd 120cm 50cm 2nd - 170cm 2nd - 200cm
3rd - - 3rd 160cm 50cm 3rd - 180cm 3rd - 180cm
4th - - 4th 170cm 50cm 4th - 180cm 4th - 180cm
5th - - 5th 170cm 50cm 5th - 180cm 5th - 180cm
6th - - 6th 170cm 50cm 6th - 180cm 6th - 180cm
7th - - 7th 170cm 50cm 7th - 180cm 7th - 180cm
8th - - 8th 170cm 50cm 8th - 180cm 8th - 180cm
9th - - 9th 150cm 50cm 9th - 180cm 9th - 180cm
10th - - 10th 150cm 50cm 10th - 180cm 10th - 180cm
11th - - 11th 150cm 60cm 11th - 180cm 11th - 180cm
12th - - 12th 150cm 70cm 12th - 180cm 12th - 180cm
13th - - 13th 150cm 100cm 13th - 200cm 13th - 180cm
14th - - 14th 150cm 110cm 14th - 200cm 14th - 180cm
15th - - 15th 150cm 130cm 15th - 200cm 15th - 180cm
16th - - 16th 150cm 140cm 16th - 200cm 16th - 170cm
17th - - 17th 150cm 140cm 17th - 200cm 17th - 170cm
18th - - 18th 150cm 140cm 18th - 200cm 18th - 170cm
19th - - 19th 150cm 140cm 19th - 200cm 19th - 170cm
20th - - 20th 150cm 140cm 20th - 200cm 20th - 170cm
21st - - 21st 150cm 140cm 21st - 200cm 21st - 160cm
22nd - - 22nd 150cm 140cm 22nd - 210cm 22nd - 160cm
23rd 60cm 40cm 23rd - 150cm 23rd - 200cm 23rd - 160cm
24th 60cm 30cm 24th - 160cm 24th - 200cm 24th - 160cm
25th 50cm 30cm 25th - 160cm 25th - 200cm 25th - 160cm
26th 60cm 30cm 26th - 160cm 26th - 200cm 26th - 150cm
27th 80cm 30cm 27th - 160cm 27th - 200cm 27th - 150cm
28th 100cm 30cm 28th - 160cm 28th - 200cm 28th - 150cm
29th 110cm 30cm 29th - 160cm 29th - - 29th - 150cm
30th 120cm 40cm 30th - 160cm 30th 30th - 150cm
31st 120cm 40cm 31st - 160cm 31st 31st - 150cm

Previous Statistics

Aizu Kogen Daikura Facilities

School
School
Ski School: Available Snowboard School: Available
Ski and snowboard lessons are available at Aizu Kogen Daikura. 
Rental
Equipment Rental
Ski Rental: Available Snowboard Rental: Available
Ski and snowboard equipment rental is available.
Wear and other items are also available to rent. 
Children Facilities
Children's facilities
'Dai-chan Park' is located at the base of the resort and is free to enter with a valid ticket (or 500 yen to use the escalator). It is open from 9:00am until 4:00pm.

There is a 'Kids Room' child care service available on the 2nd Floor of the Number 2 Lodge. Reservations are not required and the charge is 1200 yen per hour. 
Park Information
Park information
The 'Free Ride Park' is on the Central area. A lift ticket just for the central lift servicing the park is available for 2000 yen. Use either that or a valid one day lift ticket for entry. 

Aizu Kogen Daikura Season & Opening Times

Typical season is from Late December until Early April
October November December January February March April May June July
                                                           
Daytime
Daytime
Weekends and holidays Normally open from 8:00am until 4:30pm
Weekdays Normally open from 8:30am until 4:00pm
Nighta
'Nighta' (night skiing)
Weekends and holidays No
Weekdays No
Opening information
Opening information
Aizu Kogen Daikura is open from 8:30am until 4:00pm on weekdays and from 8:00am until 4:30pm on weekends, holidays and over New Year.

There is no nighta at Aizu Kogen Daikura.

Aizu Kogen Daikura Lift Ticket Charges

Adults Child
Elementary School age
Senior
60 years & over
1 Day (weekend & holidays) 4,000 yen 2,500 yen 3,000 yen
1 Day (weekdays) 3,500 yen 2,000 yen 3,000 yen
2 Days 7,000 yen 4,000 yen 6,000 yen
4 Hours (weekend & holidays) 3,500 yen 2,000 yen 3,000 yen
4 Hours (weekdays) 3,000 yen 1,500 yen 2,500 yen
4 Lift Coupons 1,400 yen 1,400 yen 1,400 yen
Season Ticket (all) 40,000 yen 20,000 yen 35,000 yen
Season Ticket (weekdays) 20,000 yen
Chuo lift only 2,000 yen 2,000 yen 2,000 yen
Snow Escalator 500 yen 500 yen 500 yen
Lift Ticket Information The 4 Hour ticket is valid for four hours from the time of purchase.

A ticket for people ages 50-59 is also available - 3,000 yen on weekends and 2,500 yen on weekdays for 1 Day.

A Family ticket is available for 1 adult and 1 child for 5,500 yen (additional adults add 3,000 yen, additional children add 2,000 yen)

Getting to Aizu Kogen Daikura

By public transport
Train
Train
72.6km from Nasu Shiobara Station on the Tohoku Shinkansen line
14km from Aizu Tajima Station on the Aizu Kinugawa line
42.2km from Tadami Station on the Tadami Line
Transport Information
Information
Aizu Kogen Daikura is about 14km from Aizu Tajima Station on the Aizu Kinugawa line.

>> More information on getting to the Bandai & Aizu regions by public transport
bus
Bus
A bus is available from Aizu Tajima Station. It takes about 30 minutes from the station to the resort base.
By Car
Car
60.9km from the Shirakawa IC on the Tohoku Expressway
62.3km from the Aizu Wakamatsu IC on the Banetsu Expressway
64.5km from the Nishi Nasuno Shiobara IC on the Tohoku Expressway
Nearest national route: Route 289 (0.5km away)
Direction
Direction
Aizu Kogen Daikura is located just off Route 289 in Minami Aizu, southern Fukushima.

From the Nishi Nasuno Shiobara IC exit, turn right onto Route 400 and head in a northerly direction for about 27km until reaching Route 121. Continue straight on (on Route 121, signposted as Aizuwakamatsu and Minamiaizu) for about 25km until reaching Tajima. Take Route 289 to head in a westerly direction towards Tadami. Continue on Route 289 for about 12.5km until reaching the turn off for Aizu Kogen Daikura, which is just off the road on the left hand side.

From the Shirakawa IC turn left onto Route 4. After 350m turn left on the road heading towards Shimogo. After just over 1km turn left onto Route 289.Continue on Route 289 for about 35km until reaching Shimogo and the Route 121 junction. Turn left onto Route 121 and continue for 12km through Aizu Tajima. Keeping straight on Route 289 for a further 12.5km until reaching the turn off for Aizu Kogen Daikura, which is just off the road on the left side.

>> More information on getting to the Bandai & Aizu regions by car

Parking
Parking
There is parking for 2000 vehicles at the base of Aizu Kogen Daikura. Parking is free every day of the season and the parking areas are open 24 hours a day.

More Information

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Address
Address
Haryu 857-150
Minamiaizu-machi
Minamiaizu-gun
Fukushima-ken
967-0026
Telephone
Telephone
0241-64-2121
RESORT INFORMATION
Information for ski hills around Japan have been updated for the 2017-2018 season
Current resort snow depth
150cm
(0cm)
(change since last update)
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