Onikoube (Osaki City, Miyagi)

Onikoube
オニコウベ (宮城県 大崎市)
Planned season: Friday 15th December 2017 until late March 2018
Official snow depth Daily updates during snow season

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Onikoube is located on the northern slopes of Koshibayama and Oshibayama in the Naruko Onsen area of Osaki city in the north-western region of Miyagi Prefecture.

Miyagi Prefecture is part of the northern Tohoku region of the main island of Honshu. It has a long Pacific coastline and is bordered with Iwate Prefecture to the north, Yamagata Prefecture to the west and Fukushima Prefecture to the south. The ski hills in Miyagi Prefecture are found in the mountainous regions stretching from the north to south of the western region of the prefecture.

The Mountain

1055m
715m
340m
34"
8
3000m
6
30%
40%
30%
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 6 0 0

Onikoube 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
season
1st - - 1st - 30cm 1st - 100cm 1st - 100cm
2nd - - 2nd - 30cm 2nd - 130cm 2nd - 100cm
3rd - - 3rd - 30cm 3rd - 130cm 3rd - 100cm
4th - - 4th - 30cm 4th - 130cm 4th - 100cm
5th - - 5th - 45cm 5th - 130cm 5th - 100cm
6th - - 6th - 45cm 6th - 130cm 6th - 100cm
7th - - 7th - 45cm 7th - 100cm 7th - 100cm
8th - - 8th - 45cm 8th - 100cm 8th - 100cm
9th - - 9th - 65cm 9th - 100cm 9th - 100cm
10th - - 10th - 65cm 10th - 100cm 10th - 100cm
11th - - 11th - 70cm 11th - 100cm 11th - 100cm
12th - - 12th - 80cm 12th - 100cm 12th - 100cm
13th - - 13th - 90cm 13th - 100cm 13th - 100cm
14th - - 14th - 90cm 14th - 100cm 14th - 100cm
15th - - 15th - 100cm 15th - 100cm 15th - 100cm
16th - 40cm 16th - 100cm 16th - 100cm 16th - 100cm
17th - 50cm 17th - 100cm 17th - 100cm 17th - 100cm
18th - 50cm 18th - 100cm 18th - 100cm 18th - 100cm
19th - 40cm 19th - 100cm 19th - 100cm 19th - 100cm
20th - 40cm 20th - 100cm 20th - 100cm 20th - 100cm
21st - 30cm 21st - 100cm 21st - 100cm 21st - 100cm
22nd - 30cm 22nd - 100cm 22nd - 100cm 22nd - 100cm
23rd - 30cm 23rd - 100cm 23rd - 100cm 23rd - 100cm
24th - 30cm 24th - 100cm 24th - 100cm 24th - 100cm
25th - 30cm 25th - 100cm 25th - 100cm 25th - 100cm
26th - 30cm 26th - 100cm 26th - 100cm 26th - 100cm
27th - 30cm 27th - 100cm 27th - 100cm 27th - -
28th - 30cm 28th - 100cm 28th - 100cm 28th - -
29th - 30cm 29th - 100cm 29th - - 29th - -
30th - 40cm 30th - 100cm 30th 30th - -
31st - 40cm 31st - 100cm 31st 31st - -

Previous Statistics

Onikoube Facilities

School
School
Ski School: Available Snowboard School: Available
Ski and snowboard lessons are available at Onikoube. 
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 family gelende area at the base of the resort, along with special kids lessons.

A child care facility called 'Snow Gang' is available for 1000 yen per hour. 
Park Information
Park information
The 'Snow Park' is usually open from January. 

Onikoube Season & Opening Times

Typical season is from Mid December until Late March
October November December January February March April May June July
                                                           
Daytime
Daytime
Weekends and holidays Normally open from 8:30am until 5:00pm
Weekdays Normally open from 9:00am until 4:45pm
Nighta
'Nighta' (night skiing)
Weekends and holidays Yes
Weekdays No
Opening information
Opening information
Onikoube is open from 9:00am until 4:45pm on weekdays and from 8:30am until 5pm on weekends and holidays in the daytime.

Nighta is from 23rd December 2017 until 11th March 2018. On Saturdays and over New Year, from 4:00pm until 8:45pm; on Sundays and holidays, from 4:00pm until 7:45pm.

The Number 3 lift normally operates for nighta.

Onikoube Lift Ticket Charges

Adults Child
Elementary & Junior High School age
Senior
60 years & over
1 Day 3,700 yen 2,200 yen 2,700 yen
5 Hours 3,200 yen 1,700 yen 2,200 yen
Nighta (from 4pm) 1,600 yen 1,100 yen 1,100 yen
1 Lift Coupon 300 yen 300 yen
11 Lift Coupons 3,000 yen
Season Ticket (all) 37,000 yen 11,000 yen 29,000 yen
Season Ticket (weekdays) 22,000 yen
Lift Ticket Information A family ticket for 1 adult and 1 child is 4,300 yen.
A family ticket for 2 adult and 1 child is 7,500 yen.
A family ticket for 3 adult and 1 child is 10,700 yen.

The charge for nighta shown is for Saturdays. On Sundays and holidays, nighta tickets are 300 yen cheaper.

Getting to Onikoube

By public transport
Train
Train
48.4km from Furukawa Station on the Tohoku Shinkansen line
16.8km from Naruko Onsen Station on the Rikuutou line
Transport Information
Information
Onikoube is about 17km from Naruko Onsen Station on the Rukuutou line.

>> More information on the Tohoku Shinkansen train line
bus
Bus
No shuttle bus service information is available.
By Car
Car
44.1km from the Furukawa IC on the Tohoku Expressway
50.6km from the Tsukidate IC on the Tohoku Expressway
Nearest national route: Route 108 (3km away)
Nearest prefecture road: Prefecture Road 63
Direction
Direction
Onikoube is about 44km from the Furukawa IC exit on the Tohoku Expressway.

It is located off Prefecture Road 63 and about 3km off Route 108 to the north west of Naruko Onsen.

>> More information on Tohoku Expressway
Parking
Parking
There is parking for 2000 vehicles by the base area of the ski hill.

More Information

Visit official website
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Address
Address
Komukaihara-9-55
Naruko Onsen
Onikobe
Osaki-shi
Miyagi-ken
989-6941
Telephone
Telephone
0229-86-2111
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Message updated on 22nd Nov 2017
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