Yamabiko no oka (Yamanouchi Town, Nagano)

Yamabiko no oka
やまびこの丘 (長野県 山之内町)
Planned season: Late December 2016 until late March 2017
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Yamabiko no oka is a small ski hill located on the eastern slopes of Mt Kosha in Yamanouchi town in the north eastern region of Nagano Prefecture. Yamabiko no oka is one of the connected ski hills on the north, east and southern slopes of Mt Kosha that make up 'Mt Kosha'. A joint lift ticket is available. The others are Kita Shinshu Kijimadaira and X-JAM Takaifuji. Yomase Onsen also used to be in the group but appears to now not be. (A fifth ski hill called Makinoiri Snow Park is located to the west of - and indirectly lift-connected with - Yamabiko no oka, but it is currently not operating). In the regions surrounding Mt Kosha, Myoko and Madarao Kogen are to the west, Nozawa Onsen is to the north and Shiga Kogen is to south west.

Nagano Prefecture is located in the Chubu region of the main island of Honshu. Most of the Northern Alps, Central Alps and Southern Alps are located within Nagano (along with neighbouring prefectures). Nagano has the second highest number of ski and snowboard resorts in all of Japan and they are spread around the whole prefecture. Nagano city and many of the major ski resorts are located in the northern region.

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The Mountain

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250m
650m
24"
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600m
2
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20%
70%
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%
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Yamabiko no oka is lift-connected with:
Kita Shinshu Kijimadaira, Makinoiri Snow Park, X-JAM Takaifuji, Yomase Onsen

Yamabiko no oka Facilities

School
School
Ski School: Not available Snowboard School: Not available
There is no ski or snowboard school at Yamabiko no oka. 
Rental
Equipment Rental
Ski Rental: Not available Snowboard Rental: Not available
There is no ski and snowboard equipment available. 
Children Facilities
Children's facilities
There are no special facilities for children. 
Park Information
Park information
There are no special snow park facilities. 

Yamabiko no oka Season & Opening Times

Typical season is from Late 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 8:30am until 5:00pm
Nighta
'Nighta' (night skiing)
Weekends and holidays No
Weekdays No
Opening information
Opening information
There is no nighta at this ski hill.

Yamabiko no oka Lift Ticket Charges

Adults Child Senior
1 Day 3,900 yen 2,900 yen
Half Day 2,600 yen 2,100 yen
2 Days 6,700 yen 4,900 yen
Mt Kosha 1 Day 4,100 yen 3,100 yen
Lift Ticket Information The tickets shown are valid at Yamabiko no oka and X-JAM.

The ticket market Mt Kosha is also valid at Kijimadaira.

Getting to Yamabiko no oka

By public transport
Train
Train
11.9km from Iiyama Station on the Hokuriku Shinkansen line
9.6km from Yomase Station on the Nagano Dentetsu Nagano Line
11.9km from Iiyama Station on the Iiyama Line
Transport Information
Information
Yamabiko no oka is under 10km from Yomase Station.

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bus
Bus
No shuttle bus service information is available.
By Car
Car
17.8km from the Toyota Iiyama IC on the Joshinetsu Expressway
18.7km from the Shinshu Nakano IC on the Joshinetsu Expressway
24.2km from the Obuse PA Smart IC on the Joshinetsu Expressway
Nearest national route: Route 403 (2.5km away)
Direction
Direction
Yamabiko no oka is located on the eastern slopes of Mt Kosha in Yamanouchi town.

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Parking
Parking
No car parking information.

More Information

Address
Address
Yomase 7078
Yamanouchi-machi
Shimotakai-gun
Nagano-ken
381-0405
Telephone
Telephone
0269-33-6252
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 and hopefully most of our updates will be done by the end of this month. If planned opening dates have not yet been updated for a particular ski hill, note that most usually open around the same time each season. Message updated on 14th November 2017.
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