Wakasugi Kogen Oya (Yabu City, Hyogo)

Wakasugi Kogen Oya
若杉高原おおや (兵庫県 養父市)
Planned season: Saturday 23rd December 2017 until mid March 2018
Official snow depth Daily updates during snow season

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Wakasugi Kogen Oya is a small ski hill located to the south west of central Yabu city in Hyogo Prefecture.

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

850m
200m
650m
30"
5
2000m
3
30%
30%
40%
Skiers
70%
ropeways Ropeways gondolas Gondolas quad lifts Quad lifts triple lifts Triple lifts pair lifts Pair lifts single lifts Single lifts other lifts Other
Boarders
30%
0 0 0 0 1 2 0

Wakasugi Kogen Oya 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 65cm 30cm 1st 120cm 130cm 1st 60cm 120cm
2nd - - 2nd 65cm 25cm 2nd 120cm 140cm 2nd 60cm 110cm
3rd - - 3rd 65cm 20cm 3rd 120cm 140cm 3rd 55cm 110cm
4th - - 4th 85cm 20cm 4th 120cm 130cm 4th 55cm 100cm
5th - - 5th 85cm 20cm 5th 120cm 110cm 5th 50cm 95cm
6th - - 6th 85cm 15cm 6th 120cm 100cm 6th 50cm 90cm
7th - - 7th 85cm 15cm 7th 120cm 130cm 7th 40cm 90cm
8th - - 8th 80cm 15cm 8th 120cm 130cm 8th 40cm 90cm
9th - - 9th 50cm 15cm 9th 120cm 130cm 9th 40cm 90cm
10th - - 10th 50cm 10cm 10th - 140cm 10th 40cm 90cm
11th - - 11th 50cm 15cm 11th 110cm 160cm 11th 40cm 90cm
12th - - 12th 50cm 20cm 12th 110cm 180cm 12th - 85cm
13th - - 13th 50cm 25cm 13th 110cm 180cm 13th - 80cm
14th - - 14th 70cm 50cm 14th 110cm 180cm 14th - 75cm
15th - - 15th 70cm 90cm 15th 100cm 190cm 15th - 80cm
16th 20cm - 16th 70cm 100cm 16th 100cm 190cm 16th - 85cm
17th 30cm - 17th 50cm 105cm 17th 100cm 180cm 17th - 85cm
18th 30cm - 18th 45cm 105cm 18th 100cm 170cm 18th - 80cm
19th 30cm - 19th 45cm 105cm 19th 100cm 170cm 19th - 75cm
20th 30cm - 20th 40cm 105cm 20th 100cm 160cm 20th - 70cm
21st 30cm - 21st 40cm 120cm 21st 100cm 150cm 21st - 70cm
22nd 30cm - 22nd 40cm 120cm 22nd 100cm 150cm 22nd - 70cm
23rd 30cm - 23rd 50cm 130cm 23rd 95cm 140cm 23rd - 70cm
24th 30cm - 24th 50cm 150cm 24th 95cm 130cm 24th - 70cm
25th 30cm - 25th 80cm 170cm 25th 95cm 130cm 25th - 70cm
26th 25cm - 26th 100cm 170cm 26th 90cm 120cm 26th - 60cm
27th 70cm - 27th 120cm 160cm 27th 85cm 120cm 27th - -
28th 80cm 20cm 28th 120cm 160cm 28th 85cm 120cm 28th - -
29th 65cm 20cm 29th 120cm 150cm 29th - - 29th - -
30th 65cm 25cm 30th 120cm 140cm 30th 30th - -
31st 65cm 30cm 31st 120cm 130cm 31st 31st - -

Previous Statistics

Wakasugi Kogen Oya Facilities

School
School
Ski School: Available Snowboard School: Available
Ski and snowboard lessons are available at Wakasugi Kogen Osa 
Rental
Equipment Rental
Ski Rental: Available Snowboard Rental: Available
Ski and snowboard equipment rental is available. 
Children Facilities
Children's facilities
There are two 'Raku-chan belt' moving walkways in the children's area - ticket for use is 1,000 yen. There is also a childrens 'Snow Land' and sledging area. 
Park Information
Park information
There are no special snow park facilities. 

Wakasugi Kogen Oya Season & Opening Times

Typical season is from Late 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 8:00am until 5:00pm
Nighta
'Nighta' (night skiing)
Weekends and holidays No
Weekdays No
Opening information
Opening information
Wakasugi Kogen Oya is officially open from 8:00am until 5:00pm (though the lifts actually operate from 8:15am until 4:50pm).

The Number 1 lift operates only on Saturdays, Sundays and national holidays.

There is no nighta at this ski hill.

Wakasugi Kogen Oya Lift Ticket Charges

Adults Child
Elementary School age & under
Senior
55 years & over
1 Day 3,900 yen 1,000 yen 3,400 yen
4 Hours 3,100 yen
3 Hours 2,900 yen
Sunset (3pm-closing) 2,400 yen
11 Lift Coupon 2,900 yen
Season Ticket 35,000 yen 10,000 yen
Lift Ticket Information The hourly tickets are valid from the time of purchase.

Ladies Day is every Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday (excluding 29th, 30th, 31st December 2016 and 11th February 2017). On those days a 1 day ticket for ladies is 1,000 yen.

Getting to Wakasugi Kogen Oya

By public transport
Train
Train
25.5km from Wakasa Station on the Wakasa line
53.7km from Tottori Station on the Sanin Honsen line
Transport Information
Information
Wakasugi Kogen Oya is about 25.5km from Wakasa Station on the Wakasa line.
bus
Bus
No shuttle bus service information is available.
By Car
Car
25.7km from the Yokahyonosen IC on the Bantan Renraku Road
45.1km from the Yamasaki IC on the Chuo Expressway
46.9km from the Kawahara IC on the Tottori Expressway
Nearest national route: Route 29 (4.8km away)
Nearest prefecture road: Prefecture Road 48
Direction
Direction
Wakasugi Kogen Oya is about 26km from the Yokahyonosen IC exit of the Bantan Renraku Road.

Approach the ski hill using Route 29 and then Prefecture Road 48.
Parking
Parking
There is parking for about 500 vehicles close to the base area. Parking is free on weekdays and 1,000 yen on weekends and holidays.

A 'parking season ticket' is available and costs 10,000 yen.

More Information

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Address
Address
Wakasu 99-2
Oya-cho
Yabu-shi
Hyogo-ken
667-0323
Telephone
Telephone
079-669-1576
RESORT INFORMATION
Information for ski hills around Japan have been updated for the 2017-2018 season
Current resort snow depth
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