Kunimidaira (Oshu Town, Iwate)

Kunimidaira
国見平 (岩手県 奥州町)
Planned season: Mid December 2017 until mid March 2018
Official snow depth Daily updates during snow season

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Kunimidaira is a small ski hill located on Mt Kunimi in Oshu city in the south-western region of Iwate Prefecture.

Iwate Prefecture is located in the Tohoku region of the main island of Honshu. Morioka is the capital city. Most of the ski and snowboard hills in Iwate Prefecture are located in the western mountainous regions, near to the border with Akita Prefecture. Aomori Prefecture is to the north and Miyagi Prefecture is to the south of Iwate.

Regional information Learn more about the Iwate region

The Mountain

750m
250m
500m
27"
4
850m
2
30%
30%
40%
Skiers
40%
ropeways Ropeways gondolas Gondolas quad lifts Quad lifts triple lifts Triple lifts pair lifts Pair lifts single lifts Single lifts other lifts Other
Boarders
60%
0 0 0 0 1 1 0

Kunimidaira 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 - 20cm 1st - 75cm 1st - 90cm
2nd - - 2nd - 10cm 2nd - 85cm 2nd - 85cm
3rd - - 3rd - 5cm 3rd - 100cm 3rd - 80cm
4th - - 4th - 5cm 4th - 100cm 4th - 80cm
5th - - 5th - 20cm 5th - 100cm 5th - 75cm
6th - - 6th - 20cm 6th - 95cm 6th - 75cm
7th - - 7th - 20cm 7th - 100cm 7th - 70cm
8th - - 8th - 20cm 8th - 120cm 8th - 70cm
9th - - 9th - 25cm 9th - 115cm 9th - 90cm
10th - - 10th - 25cm 10th - 110cm 10th - 95cm
11th - - 11th - 35cm 11th - 110cm 11th - 95cm
12th - - 12th - 70cm 12th - 105cm 12th - 90cm
13th - - 13th - 90cm 13th - 100cm 13th - -
14th - - 14th - 90cm 14th - 95cm 14th - -
15th - - 15th - 90cm 15th - 95cm 15th - -
16th - - 16th - 80cm 16th - 90cm 16th - -
17th - 60cm 17th - 80cm 17th - 85cm 17th - -
18th - 80cm 18th - 75cm 18th - 80cm 18th - -
19th - 40cm 19th - 75cm 19th - 80cm 19th - -
20th - 30cm 20th - 70cm 20th - 90cm 20th - -
21st - 25cm 21st - 70cm 21st - 90cm 21st - -
22nd - 20cm 22nd - 65cm 22nd - 85cm 22nd - -
23rd - 10cm 23rd - 75cm 23rd - 80cm 23rd - -
24th - 5cm 24th - 85cm 24th - 90cm 24th - -
25th - 0cm 25th - 90cm 25th - 100cm 25th - -
26th - 0cm 26th - 85cm 26th - 100cm 26th - -
27th - 0cm 27th - 80cm 27th - 95cm 27th - -
28th - 0cm 28th - 75cm 28th - 90cm 28th - -
29th - 0cm 29th - 75cm 29th - - 29th - -
30th - 15cm 30th - 65cm 30th 30th - -
31st - 20cm 31st - 75cm 31st 31st - -

Kunimidaira Facilities

School
School
Ski School: Not available Snowboard School: Not available
There is no ski or snowboard school at Kunimidaira. 
Rental
Equipment Rental
Ski Rental: Available Snowboard Rental: Available
Ski and snowboard equipment rental is available. 
Children Facilities
Children's facilities
There is a sledging course near base. 
Park Information
Park information
There are no special snow park facilities. 

Kunimidaira 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 9:00am until 4:00pm
Weekdays Normally open from 9:00am until 4:00pm
Nighta
'Nighta' (night skiing)
Weekends and holidays No
Weekdays No
Opening information
Opening information
Kunimidaira is open from 9am until 4pm.

There is no nighta at this ski hill.

Kunimidaira Lift Ticket Charges

Adults Child
Junior High School age & under
Senior
60 years & over
1 Day 2,700 yen 2,000 yen 2,000 yen
Morning (9am-1pm) 1,500 yen 1,000 yen 1,000 yen
Afternoon (12pm-4pm) 1,500 yen 1,000 yen 1,000 yen

Getting to Kunimidaira

By public transport
Train
Train
30.3km from Ichinoseki Station on the Tohoku Shinkansen line
21.1km from Hiraizumi Station on the Tohoku Honsen Line
30.3km from Ichinoseki Station on the Tohoku Honsen Line
Transport Information
Information
Kunimidaira is about 21km from Hiraizumi Station on the Tohoku Honsen line.

Ichinoseki Station on the Tohoku Shinkansen line is just over 30km away.

>> More information on the Tohoku Shinkansen train line
bus
Bus
No shuttle bus service information is available.
By Car
Car
18.6km from the Hiraizumi Maesawa IC on the Tohoku Expressway
29.9km from the Mizusawa IC on the Tohoku Expressway
Nearest national route: Route 4 (18.2km away)
Nearest prefecture road: Prefecture Road 37
Direction
Direction
Kunimidaira is under 19km from the Hiraizumi Maesawa IC exit on the Tohoku Expressway.

From the Hiraizumi Maesawa IC exit, turn right and head in a north westerly direction on Prefecture Road 37. The ski hill is located off to the left of this road (there are signposts).

>> More information on Tohoku Expressway
Parking
Parking
There is parking for about 500 vehicles at the base of Kunimidaira. Parking is free every day of the season.

More Information

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Address
Address
Koromogawaku Chozuka 303
Oshu-shi
Iwate-ken
023-0000
Telephone
Telephone
0197-52-6411
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.
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