Asarigawa Onsen (Otaru City, Hokkaido)

Asarigawa Onsen
朝里川温泉 (北海道 小樽市)
Planned season: Saturday 3rd December 2016 until Friday 31st March 2017
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Asarigawa Onsen is located in the Asarigawa Onsen area of Otaru city, less than 5km from the coastline of Ishikari Bay in the western region of Hokkaido.

Hokkaido is the second largest island of Japan and also the largest and northernmost prefecture (though it is not usually referred to as a prefecture). It has coastlines on the Sea of Japan, the Sea of Okhotsk and also the Pacific Ocean. Sapporo is the capital city of Hokkaido and was host to the 1972 Winter Olympics. Hokkaido is home to the largest number of ski hills in Japan. While the majority of them are very small, some of the larger ski and snowboard resorts in Hokkaido - mostly found in regions to the west and east of Sapporo - are amongst the most famous in Japan.

The Mountain

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Asarigawa Onsen Snow Depth Statistics

Official snow depth numbers from the current season and previous season
December January February March
1st - - 1st 155cm 105cm 1st 215cm 140cm 1st 230cm 190cm
2nd - - 2nd 150cm 105cm 2nd 225cm 140cm 2nd 220cm 190cm
3rd - - 3rd 145cm 100cm 3rd 225cm 140cm 3rd 210cm 190cm
4th - - 4th 145cm 100cm 4th 225cm 140cm 4th 210cm 190cm
5th - - 5th 155cm 100cm 5th 220cm 140cm 5th 210cm 180cm
6th - - 6th 175cm 115cm 6th 215cm 140cm 6th 210cm 180cm
7th - - 7th 170cm 110cm 7th 215cm 140cm 7th 210cm 170cm
8th - - 8th 170cm 110cm 8th 220cm 140cm 8th 210cm 160cm
9th - - 9th 170cm 110cm 9th 220cm 140cm 9th 210cm 160cm
10th - - 10th 170cm 120cm 10th 220cm 150cm 10th 210cm 160cm
11th - - 11th 170cm 120cm 11th 215cm 150cm 11th 210cm 160cm
12th - - 12th 180cm 125cm 12th 220cm 150cm 12th 205cm 160cm
13th - - 13th 180cm 125cm 13th 210cm 140cm 13th 200cm 155cm
14th - - 14th 180cm 125cm 14th 210cm 135cm 14th 200cm 155cm
15th 80cm 25cm 15th 180cm 135cm 15th 215cm 130cm 15th 200cm 150cm
16th 100cm 25cm 16th 180cm 130cm 16th 210cm 135cm 16th 195cm 150cm
17th 100cm 35cm 17th 180cm 130cm 17th 210cm 155cm 17th 190cm 145cm
18th 100cm 60cm 18th 185cm 125cm 18th 230cm 155cm 18th 190cm 140cm
19th 90cm 60cm 19th 190cm 135cm 19th 230cm 155cm 19th 190cm 140cm
20th 85cm 65cm 20th 190cm 130cm 20th 230cm 160cm 20th 185cm 140cm
21st 85cm 60cm 21st 190cm 130cm 21st 235cm 170cm 21st 180cm 140cm
22nd 85cm 60cm 22nd 190cm 130cm 22nd 230cm 180cm 22nd 180cm 140cm
23rd 100cm 60cm 23rd 195cm 130cm 23rd 225cm 180cm 23rd 185cm 140cm
24th 130cm 60cm 24th 195cm 130cm 24th 240cm 185cm 24th 195cm 145cm
25th 135cm 65cm 25th 195cm 140cm 25th 240cm 190cm 25th 195cm 145cm
26th 130cm 80cm 26th 195cm 140cm 26th 245cm 190cm 26th 190cm 145cm
27th 140cm 90cm 27th 190cm 145cm 27th 245cm 190cm 27th 185cm 140cm
28th 140cm 95cm 28th 200cm 140cm 28th 240cm 190cm 28th 180cm 140cm
29th 150cm 100cm 29th 210cm 140cm 29th - 190cm 29th 175cm 135cm
30th 150cm 100cm 30th 210cm 140cm 30th 30th 170cm 130cm
31st 155cm 100cm 31st 215cm 140cm 31st 31st 170cm 120cm

Previous Statistics

Asarigawa Onsen Facilities

Ski School: Available Snowboard School: Available
Ski lessons are available at Asarigawa Onsen. 
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
There are no special snow park facilities. 

Asarigawa Onsen Season & Opening Times

Typical season is from Early December until Late March
October November December January February March April May June July
Weekends and holidays Normally open from 9:00pm until 5:00pm
Weekdays Normally open from 9:00pm until 5:00pm
'Nighta' (night skiing)
Weekends and holidays Sometimes
Weekdays No
Opening information
Opening information
Nighta operations are on 23rd-25th December, 1st-3rd January, and weekends and holidays from 7th January until 19th February 2017. On those days, Asarigawa Onsen is open until 8pm.

Asarigawa Onsen Lift Ticket Charges

Adults Child
Elementary School age
Older Child
High School age
60 years & over
1 Day 2,900 yen 1,900 yen 2,500 yen 2,500 yen
Morning (until 1pm) 2,400 yen 1,600 yen
Afternoon (from 1pm) 2,400 yen 1,600 yen
1 Lift Coupon 300 yen 300 yen 300 yen
Nighta 1,500 yen 900 yen
Season Ticket 40,000 yen 30,000 yen 40,000 yen 37,000 yen
Lift Ticket Information A number of special 'ski packs' are available:

1 day ticket and lunch - 3,400 yen (adults) and 2,400 yen (children)
1 day ticket and onsen hot springs - 3,200 yen (adults)
1 day ticket and lunch and onsen hot springs - 3,900 yen (adults)

Getting to Asarigawa Onsen

By public transport
5.2km from Asari Station on the Hakodate Honsen Line
6km from Otaru Chikko Station on the Hakodate Honsen Line
Transport Information
This resort just over 5km from Asari Station on the Hakodate Honsen line.

>> More information on the Hakodate Honsen train line
A bus service from Sapporo Station is available.
By Car
3.7km from the Asari IC on the Sasson Expressway
Nearest national route: Route 5 (4.5km away)
Nearest prefecture road: Prefecture Road 1
Asarigawa Onsen is located a short distance from Prefecture Road 1 (Asahi Onsen Dori) to the south of the main city centre of Otari.

The Asari IC exit on the Sasson Expressway is less than 4km away.

From the IC exit turn right onto Road 1 and follow the road to the turn off for the ski hill.

>> More information on Hokkaido Expressway
Parking is available at the base of Asarigawa Onsen.

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Season dates and information
At the time of writing (mid May), almost all ski resorts in Japan have closed for the 2016-2017 season.

The information shown on this page is for the 2016-2017 season. Planned season dates and information for the 2017-2018 season will be updated over the coming months. Data for every ski resort should be updated in time for the start of the 2017-2018 winter season.
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General 77
Snow conditions 75
Courses & terrain 55
Lift system 52
Apres ski 40
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