Takasu Snow Park (Gujo City, Gifu)

Takasu Snow Park
高鷲スノーパーク (岐阜県 郡上市)
Planned season: Mid December 2017 until mid April 2018
Official snow depth 230cm (0cm) [updated on 17th March 2018]

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Takasu Snow Park is located in the northern area of Gujo city in the central region of Gifu Prefecture. The resort is on the eastern slopes of Mt Dainichi, part of the Ryohaku mountain range. Takasu Snow Park is lift and course-connected with the Dynaland resort and a shared lift ticket is available. Along with Dynaland, the connected area boasts 32 courses and 43km of ski courses. There are some new 'tree run' courses opening for the 2017-2018 season. Takasu Snow Park has been operating since 1999.

Most of the ski and snowboard resorts in Gujo city are located on the mountains either side of the Tokai Hokuriku Expressway which connects Aichi Prefecture with Toyama Prefecture and the local road Route 156 (Hida Highway) which also runs through the valley. This region is especially popular with people living in or visiting the Kansai regions of western Japan like Nagoya, Gifu, Shiga, Kyoto and Osaka. Train links aren't the most convenient and so this region sees most people arriving by car or bus tours.

Gifu Prefecture is located in the Chubu region of the central region of Honshu island, and it one of only a handful of landlocked prefectures. It shares borders with (from the north) Toyama, Nagano, Aichi, Mie, Shiga, Fukui and Ishikawa. Most of the ski and snowboard resorts in Gifu are located in the northern region of the prefecture – in Gujo city, Takayama city, Hida city and Shirakawa village.

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The Mountain

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Takasu Snow Park is lift-connected with:

Takasu Snow Park Snow Depth Statistics

Official snow depth numbers from the current season and previous season
December January February March
1st - - 1st 190cm 50cm 1st 220cm 180cm 1st 260cm 200cm
2nd - - 2nd 190cm 50cm 2nd 220cm 180cm 2nd 260cm 200cm
3rd - - 3rd 190cm 50cm 3rd 220cm 180cm 3rd 260cm 200cm
4th - - 4th 190cm 50cm 4th 220cm 180cm 4th 260cm 200cm
5th - - 5th 190cm 50cm 5th 220cm 180cm 5th 260cm 200cm
6th - - 6th 190cm 50cm 6th 220cm 180cm 6th 260cm 200cm
7th 100cm - 7th 190cm 50cm 7th 240cm 180cm 7th 250cm 200cm
8th 100cm - 8th 190cm 50cm 8th 240cm 180cm 8th 250cm 200cm
9th 110cm - 9th 190cm 50cm 9th 240cm 180cm 9th 240cm 200cm
10th 110cm - 10th 190cm 50cm 10th 240cm 180cm 10th 240cm 200cm
11th 110cm - 11th 190cm 50cm 11th 240cm 190cm 11th 240cm 200cm
12th 140cm - 12th 200cm 70cm 12th 240cm 200cm 12th 240cm 200cm
13th 150cm - 13th 200cm 90cm 13th 260cm 200cm 13th 240cm 200cm
14th 150cm - 14th 200cm 110cm 14th 260cm 200cm 14th 240cm 200cm
15th 150cm - 15th 200cm 140cm 15th 260cm 200cm 15th 240cm 200cm
16th 150cm 50cm 16th 200cm 150cm 16th 260cm 200cm 16th 230cm 200cm
17th 150cm 50cm 17th 200cm 170cm 17th 260cm 200cm 17th 230cm 200cm
18th 160cm 50cm 18th 200cm 170cm 18th 260cm 200cm 18th - 200cm
19th 160cm 50cm 19th 200cm 170cm 19th 260cm 200cm 19th - 200cm
20th 160cm 50cm 20th 200cm 170cm 20th 260cm 200cm 20th - 200cm
21st 160cm 50cm 21st 200cm 180cm 21st 260cm 200cm 21st - 200cm
22nd 160cm 50cm 22nd 200cm 180cm 22nd 260cm 200cm 22nd - 200cm
23rd 160cm 50cm 23rd 200cm 180cm 23rd 260cm 200cm 23rd - 200cm
24th 160cm 50cm 24th 220cm 180cm 24th 260cm 200cm 24th - 200cm
25th 160cm 50cm 25th 220cm 180cm 25th 260cm 200cm 25th - 200cm
26th 160cm 50cm 26th 220cm 180cm 26th 260cm 200cm 26th - 200cm
27th 190cm 50cm 27th 220cm 180cm 27th 260cm 200cm 27th - 200cm
28th 190cm 50cm 28th 220cm 180cm 28th 260cm 200cm 28th - 200cm
29th 190cm 50cm 29th 220cm 180cm 29th - - 29th - 200cm
30th 190cm 50cm 30th 220cm 180cm 30th 30th - 200cm
31st 190cm 50cm 31st 220cm 180cm 31st 31st - 200cm

Previous Statistics

Takasu Snow Park Facilities

Ski School: Available Snowboard School: Available
Ski and snowboard lessons are available at Takasu Snow Park. 
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
The 'Kids Park' is located next to the Centre House - free with a valid lift ticket, otherwise 700 yen to enter.
It features a 'Dome Belt' (covered snow escalator) as well as a tubing area, sledging area and other items for children.
There is a free 'Kids Space' room on the 2nd Floor of the Centre House. 
Park Information
Park information
There is a large park area near the base of Takasu Snow Park with a few different areas and it includes a regular pipe, a super pipe, a variety of items and a cross course. 

Takasu Snow Park Season & Opening Times

Typical season is from Mid December until Mid April
October November December January February March April May June July
Weekends and holidays Normally open from 7:30am until 4:30pm
Weekdays Normally open from 8:00am until 4:30pm
'Nighta' (night skiing)
Weekends and holidays No
Weekdays No
Opening information
Opening information
Takasu Snow Park is open from 8:30am until 4:30pm on weekdays and from 7:30am until 4:30pm on weekends and holidays.

There is no nighta at this resort.

Takasu Snow Park Lift Ticket Charges

Adults Child
4 years to Junior High School age
Older Child
Senior High School age
1 Day (weekends & holidays) 4,900 yen 2,000 yen 3,900 yen 3,900 yen
1 Day (weekdays) 4,900 yen 2,000 yen 3,100 yen 3,100 yen
Afternoon (12pm-4:30pm) 3,600 yen
2 Days 8,000 yen
1 Lift Coupon 400 yen 400 yen 400 yen
11 Lift Coupons 4,000 yen 4,000 yen 4,000 yen
10 Hours 12,800 yen 12,800 yen 12,800 yen
20 Hours 22,800 yen 22,800 yen 22,800 yen
30 Hours 30,000 yen 30,000 yen 30,000 yen
Season Ticket (all) 63,000 yen 25,000 yen 58,000 yen 58,000 yen
Season Ticket (weekdays) 35,000 yen 25,000 yen 30,000 yen 30,000 yen
Lift Ticket Information All tickets shown apart from the Season Tickets are valid at both Takasu Snow Park and connecting Dynaland resort.

A Season Ticket that is valid at the following nine ski resorts is available and costs 63,000 yen is purchased in December:

- Araragi Kogen
- Ciao Ontake Snow Resort
- Dynaland
- Hirugano Kogen
- Mt Norikura Snow Resort
- Ontake 2240
- Takasu Snow Park
- Washigatake
- White Pia Takasu

Getting to Takasu Snow Park

By public transport
14.2km from Hokuno Station on the Etsumi Nan line
20.3km from Mino Shirotori Station on the Etsumi Nan line
Transport Information
Takasu Snow Park is about 14km from Hokuno Station on the Etsumi Nan line and about 20km from the larger Mino Shirotori Station on the same line.

>> More information on getting to the Gujo region by public transport
A free shuttle bus operates between the Dynaland, Takasu Snow Park and Hirugano Kogen resort areas.
By Car
10.3km from the Hirugano Kogen SA Smart IC on the Tokai Hokuriku Expressway
11.1km from the Takasu IC on the Tokai Hokuriku Expressway
17.2km from the Shokawa IC on the Tokai Hokuriku Expressway
Nearest national route: Route 156 (2.3km away)
Takasu Snow Park is just over 2km off Route 156.

The Takasu IC exit on the Tokai Hokuriku Expressway is about 11km from the resort.

From the Takasu IC exit, turn left and follow Prefecture Road 45 for just about 3.5km until you reach Route 156 (Hida Highway). Turn right onto Route 156 and continue for about 5.5km. Pass the Dainichidake Michi-no-eki service area on the right hand side. A few hundred metres further on turn left at the Takasu Snow Park sign. Follow the road up to the resort.

From the Hirugano Kogen Smart IC exit head towards Prefecture Road 321. Turn left and follow the road back under the expressway for around 4.5km until reaching Route 156 (Hida Highway). Turn left on Route 156 for about 5.5 km and turn right at the Takasu Snow Park sign. Follow the road up to Takasu Snow Park.

>> More information on getting to the Gujo region by car
There is parking for 3000 vehicles close to the base of Takasu Snow Park. Parking is 1000 yen every day and the car parks are open 24 hours a day.

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