Hyonosen Kokusai (Yabu City, Hyogo)

Hyonosen Kokusai
氷ノ山国際 (兵庫県 養父市)
Planned season: Saturday 17th December 2016 until mid March 2017
Official snow depth Daily updates during snow season

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Hyonosen Kokusai is located in the western region of Yabu city in the north-western region of Hyogo Prefecture. The resort is on the north-eastern slopes of Mt Hyono, just to the south of Mt Hachibuse. It has been operating since 1984.

Hyogo Prefecture is located in the Kansai region of western Japan. It stretches the width of the country and has a coastline both on the Sea of Japan to the north and on the Seto Inland Sea to the south. Most of the ski and snowboard resorts in Hyogo Prefecture are located in the northern region of the Prefecture.

The Mountain

1050m
450m
600m
35"
5
2500m
5
20%
60%
20%
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 1 3 1 0

Hyonosen Kokusai Snow Depth Statistics

Official snow depth numbers from the current season and previous season
December January February March
17/18
season
16/17
season
17/18
season
16/17
season
17/18
season
16/17
season
17/18
season
16/17
season
1st - - 1st - 30cm 1st - 110cm 1st - 140cm
2nd - - 2nd - 30cm 2nd - 120cm 2nd - 130cm
3rd - - 3rd - 25cm 3rd - 120cm 3rd - 130cm
4th - - 4th - 15cm 4th - 120cm 4th - 130cm
5th - - 5th - - 5th - 110cm 5th - 130cm
6th - - 6th - - 6th - 110cm 6th - 130cm
7th - - 7th - - 7th - 140cm 7th - 130cm
8th - - 8th - - 8th - 140cm 8th - 130cm
9th - - 9th - 0cm 9th - 140cm 9th - 130cm
10th - - 10th - 0cm 10th - 170cm 10th - 130cm
11th - - 11th - 10cm 11th - 220cm 11th - 130cm
12th - - 12th - 35cm 12th - 260cm 12th - 130cm
13th - - 13th - 35cm 13th - 270cm 13th - 130cm
14th - - 14th - 55cm 14th - 270cm 14th - 120cm
15th - - 15th - 70cm 15th - 270cm 15th - 120cm
16th - - 16th - 90cm 16th - 270cm 16th - 120cm
17th - - 17th - 100cm 17th - 230cm 17th - 120cm
18th - 35cm 18th - 100cm 18th - 190cm 18th - 120cm
19th - 25cm 19th - 100cm 19th - 190cm 19th - 120cm
20th - - 20th - 100cm 20th - 180cm 20th - 120cm
21st - 0cm 21st - 110cm 21st - 160cm 21st - -
22nd - - 22nd - 105cm 22nd - 160cm 22nd - -
23rd - - 23rd - 135cm 23rd - 150cm 23rd - -
24th - - 24th - 200cm 24th - 140cm 24th - -
25th - 12cm 25th - 230cm 25th - 140cm 25th - -
26th - 12cm 26th - 230cm 26th - 140cm 26th - -
27th - 5cm 27th - 200cm 27th - 140cm 27th - -
28th - 25cm 28th - 190cm 28th - 140cm 28th - -
29th - 25cm 29th - 170cm 29th - - 29th - -
30th - 30cm 30th - 130cm 30th 30th - -
31st - 30cm 31st - 110cm 31st 31st - -

Previous Statistics

Hyonosen Kokusai Facilities

School
School
Ski School: Available Snowboard School: Available
Ski and snowboard lessons are available at Hyonosen Kokusai. 
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
The 'Kids Smile Park' is located near the base Smile House building. Entrance is 500 yen. 
Park Information
Park information
There is a 'Park Area' by the Panorama triple lift. 

Hyonosen Kokusai 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 8:00am until 5:00pm
Weekdays Normally open from 8:30am until 5:00pm
Nighta
'Nighta' (night skiing)
Weekends and holidays No
Weekdays No
Opening information
Opening information
Hyonosen Kokusai is open from 8:30am until 5pm on weekdays and from 8am until 5pm on weekends and holidays.

The older Beginner Lift only opens on weekends and holidays.

There is no nighta at this resort.

Hyonosen Kokusai Lift Ticket Charges

Adults Child
Elementary School age
Senior
55 years & over
1 Day (weekend & holidays) 4,000 yen 2,000 yen 3,000 yen
1 Day (weekdays) 3,500 yen 2,000 yen 2,500 yen
AM / PM (weekend & holidays) 3,000 yen
AM / PM (weekdays) 2,500 yen
Lift Ticket Information A season ticket that is valid at 6 resorts in Hyogo Prefecture is available. The normal charge for this season ticket is 40,800 yen for adults and 23,800 yen for children. The resorts where this ticket is valid are:

- Bansyu Tokura Snow Park
- Chikusa Kogen
- Hyonosen Kokusai
- Manba
- Mineyama Kogen Resort WHITE PEAK
- Ojiro

Getting to Hyonosen Kokusai

By public transport
Train
Train
29km from Yoka Station on the Sanin Honsen line
Transport Information
Information
Hyonosen Kokusai is 29km from Yoka Station on the Sanin Honsen line.
bus
Bus
A bus service from Yoka Station is available and takes about 50 minutes.
By Car
Car
24.8km from the Yokahyonosen IC on the Bantan Renraku Road
40.3km from the Wadayama IC on the Bantan Renraku Road
Nearest national route: Route 9 (14km away)
Nearest prefecture road: Prefecture Road 87
Direction
Direction
Hyonosen Kokusai is about 25km from the Yokahyonosen IC exit of the Bantan Renraku Road.

From the IC exit turn left onto Route 9 and continue on that road for just under 11km. Turn left at the traffic lights onto Prefecture Road 87 (Hachibuse Kogen is on the main road signpost) and continue on this road for about 11km. Turn left at the sign to head towards Hyonosen Kokusai.
Parking
Parking
There are a few car park areas at the base of Hyonosen Kokusai. Parking is 500 yen on weekdays and 1000 yen on weekends and holidays.

More Information

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Address
Address
Fukusada
Yabu-shi
Hyogo-ken
667-1125
Telephone
Telephone
079-667-7219
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