Shokawa Kogen (Takayama City, Gifu)

Shokawa Kogen
荘川高原 (岐阜県 高山市)
Planned season: Late December 2017 until early March 2018
Official snow depth Daily updates during snow season

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Shokawa Kogen is located in Takayama in Gifu Prefecture, just to the north of the popular ski resorts in Gujo city.

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.

Regional information Learn more about the Gifu region

The Mountain

1100m
200m
900m
32"
5
1000m
2
15%
60%
25%
Skiers
55%
ropeways Ropeways gondolas Gondolas quad lifts Quad lifts triple lifts Triple lifts pair lifts Pair lifts single lifts Single lifts other lifts Other
Boarders
45%
0 0 0 0 2 0 0

Shokawa Kogen 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 - 10cm 1st - 110cm 1st - 130cm
2nd - - 2nd - 10cm 2nd - 120cm 2nd - 130cm
3rd - - 3rd - 10cm 3rd - 130cm 3rd - 130cm
4th - - 4th - - 4th - 130cm 4th - 130cm
5th - - 5th - - 5th - 130cm 5th - 130cm
6th - - 6th - - 6th - 130cm 6th - 110cm
7th - - 7th - - 7th - 130cm 7th - 110cm
8th - - 8th - - 8th - 130cm 8th - 110cm
9th - - 9th - - 9th - 130cm 9th - 110cm
10th - - 10th - 20cm 10th - 130cm 10th - 120cm
11th - - 11th - 20cm 11th - 140cm 11th - 110cm
12th - - 12th - - 12th - 140cm 12th - 100cm
13th - - 13th - 80cm 13th - 130cm 13th - 100cm
14th - - 14th - 100cm 14th - 130cm 14th - 100cm
15th - - 15th - 110cm 15th - 130cm 15th - 100cm
16th - - 16th - 120cm 16th - 130cm 16th - 100cm
17th - - 17th - 130cm 17th - 130cm 17th - 100cm
18th - - 18th - 130cm 18th - 130cm 18th - 80cm
19th - - 19th - 130cm 19th - 130cm 19th - 80cm
20th - - 20th - 130cm 20th - 130cm 20th - 80cm
21st - - 21st - 130cm 21st - 130cm 21st - 80cm
22nd - - 22nd - 130cm 22nd - 130cm 22nd - 80cm
23rd - - 23rd - 130cm 23rd - 130cm 23rd - 80cm
24th - 0cm 24th - 130cm 24th - 130cm 24th - 80cm
25th - 0cm 25th - 130cm 25th - 130cm 25th - 80cm
26th - 0cm 26th - 130cm 26th - 130cm 26th - 80cm
27th - 0cm 27th - 130cm 27th - 130cm 27th - -
28th - 0cm 28th - 130cm 28th - 130cm 28th - -
29th - - 29th - 130cm 29th - - 29th - -
30th - 10cm 30th - 110cm 30th 30th - -
31st - 10cm 31st - 130cm 31st 31st - -

Shokawa Kogen Facilities

School
School
Ski School: Available Snowboard School: Available
Ski and snowboard lessons are available at Shokawa Kogen. 
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 is a kids and sledging area in the base area. 
Park Information
Park information
There are no special snow park facilities. 

Shokawa Kogen Season & Opening Times

Typical season is from Late December until Early March
October November December January February March April May June July
                                                           
Daytime
Daytime
Weekends and holidays Normally open from 8:30am until 4:30pm
Weekdays Normally open from 8:30am until 4:30pm
Nighta
'Nighta' (night skiing)
Weekends and holidays No
Weekdays No
Opening information
Opening information
Shokawa Kogen is open from 8:30am until 4:30pm.

There is no nighta at this ski hill.

Shokawa Kogen Lift Ticket Charges

Adults Child
Junior High School age & under
Senior
50 years & over
1 Day (weekends & holidays) 3,700 yen 1,700 yen 2,200 yen
Half Day (afternoon) 2,700 yen
Season Ticket 19,000 yen 16,000 yen 19,000 yen
1 Day (weekdays) 2,700 yen 1,700 yen 2,200 yen
1 lift coupon 250 yen
8 lift coupons 2,300 yen
Lift Ticket Information The half day ticket is valid for afternoons on weekends and holiday.

Getting to Shokawa Kogen

By public transport
Train
Train
24.6km from Hokuno Station on the Etsumi Nan line
30.6km from Mino Shirotori Station on the Etsumi Nan line
Transport Information
Information
The nearest train station is Hokunou Station, about 24km away.

>> More information on the Etsumi Nansen train line
bus
Bus
No shuttle bus service is available.
By Car
Car
6km from the Shokawa IC on the Tokai Hokuriku Expressway
15.4km from the Hirugano Kogen SA Smart IC on the Tokai Hokuriku Expressway
21.5km from the Takasu IC on the Tokai Hokuriku Expressway
Nearest national route: Route 156 (1.6km away)
Direction
Direction
Shokawa Kogen is 6km from the Shokawa IC exit on the Tokai Hokuriku Expressway.

From the IC exit turn left onto Route 156. After just less than 4.5km turn right to head up the base of the ski hill.

>> More information on Tokai Hokuriku Expressway
Parking
Parking
Limited parking is available near the base area.

More Information

Visit official website
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Address
Address
Iwaze 620
Shokawa-cho
Takayama-shi
Gifu-ken
501-5423
Telephone
Telephone
05769-2-2222
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). On 21st and 22nd November we will be doing some work on the weather forecast data - there may be some disruption. It's only temporary! Message updated on 21st November 2017.
Current resort snow depth
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