Daisen White Resort (Daisen Town, Tottori)

Daisen White Resort
だいせんホワイトリゾート (鳥取県 大山町)
Planned season: Saturday 23rd December 2017 until late March 2018
Official snow depth Daily updates during snow season

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Daisen White Resort is located in Daisen town to the south west of Yonago city in Tottori Prefecture. It is on the northern slopes of Mt Daisen - a volcanic mountain with an elevation of over 1700m, making it the highest in the Chugoku region. The resort has four main areas - Kokusai, Uenohara, Nakanohara and Gouenzan. The resort has been operating since 1956 and today has four main areas. There are three other separate ski hills on the slopes of Mt Daisen - Daisen Masumizu Kogen, Oku Daizen and Kagamiganaru.

For the 2017-2018 season there are some ski lift changes in the Kokusai area of Daisen White Resort - a few taken out and changed. There are now a total of 10 pair lifts and 4 triple lifts as well as two access pair lifts that are used to get to the slopes. There is also a new connecting course from the Kokusai area to the Uenohara area.

Tottori Prefecture is located in the Chugoku region of western Japan. There are a number of ski and snowboard resorts in the Tottori, with most gathered around Mt Daisen in the western region of the prefecture.

The Mountain

1039m
296m
743m
30"
9
1600m
16
10%
70%
20%
Skiers
60%
ropeways Ropeways gondolas Gondolas quad lifts Quad lifts triple lifts Triple lifts pair lifts Pair lifts single lifts Single lifts other lifts Other
Boarders
40%
0 0 0 4 12 0 0

Daisen White Resort 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 - 145cm 1st - 160cm
2nd - - 2nd - 30cm 2nd - 145cm 2nd - 160cm
3rd - - 3rd - 30cm 3rd - 150cm 3rd - 155cm
4th - - 4th - 25cm 4th - 150cm 4th - 155cm
5th - - 5th - 20cm 5th - 140cm 5th - 150cm
6th - - 6th - 20cm 6th - 125cm 6th - 150cm
7th - - 7th - 20cm 7th - 150cm 7th - 155cm
8th - - 8th - 20cm 8th - 150cm 8th - 170cm
9th - - 9th - 10cm 9th - 150cm 9th - 170cm
10th - - 10th - 5cm 10th - 170cm 10th - 175cm
11th - - 11th - 8cm 11th - 230cm 11th - 175cm
12th - - 12th - 25cm 12th - 260cm 12th - 170cm
13th - - 13th - 25cm 13th - 265cm 13th - 165cm
14th - - 14th - 37cm 14th - 260cm 14th - 160cm
15th - - 15th - 65cm 15th - 260cm 15th - 155cm
16th - - 16th - 90cm 16th - 260cm 16th - 160cm
17th - - 17th - 95cm 17th - 240cm 17th - 160cm
18th - - 18th - 90cm 18th - 210cm 18th - 160cm
19th - - 19th - 90cm 19th - 195cm 19th - 160cm
20th - - 20th - 85cm 20th - 180cm 20th - 155cm
21st - - 21st - 95cm 21st - 170cm 21st - 155cm
22nd - - 22nd - 95cm 22nd - 170cm 22nd - 150cm
23rd - 0cm 23rd - 140cm 23rd - 150cm 23rd - 145cm
24th - 25cm 24th - 220cm 24th - 150cm 24th - 140cm
25th - 25cm 25th - 250cm 25th - 155cm 25th - 130cm
26th - 20cm 26th - 240cm 26th - 160cm 26th - 130cm
27th - 0cm 27th - 240cm 27th - 170cm 27th - -
28th - 30cm 28th - 220cm 28th - 165cm 28th - -
29th - 30cm 29th - 210cm 29th - - 29th - -
30th - 40cm 30th - 180cm 30th 30th - -
31st - 40cm 31st - 145cm 31st 31st - -

Previous Statistics

Daisen White Resort Facilities

School
School
Ski School: Available Snowboard School: Available
Ski and snowboard lessons are available at Daisen White Resort. 
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 'Takapiyo Land' Kids Park is located in the Gouenzan area and costs 500 yen to enter and use the moving belt and facilities. Sledge and other items for playing in the snow are available to rent at no extra cost. The facility is usually from 10:00am until 4:00pm. 
Park Information
Park information
The 'DK Park' is a slopestyle park area located in the Kokusai Area by the K1 pair lift. 

Daisen White Resort 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 8:00am until 5:00pm
Weekdays Normally open from 8:00am until 5:00pm
Nighta
'Nighta' (night skiing)
Weekends and holidays Sometimes
Weekdays No
Opening information
Opening information
Daisen White Resort is open from 8:00am until 5:00pm in the daytime.

Nighta is from 5:00pm until 9:00pm on the below dates with the U1 Lift operating in the Uenohara area:

December 2017: 30th-31st
January 2018: 1st-2nd, 6th-7th, 13th, 20th, 27th
February 2018: 3rd, 10th-11th, 17th, 24th

The access lift is open until 7:30pm.

Daisen White Resort Lift Ticket Charges

Adults Child
Elementary School age
Senior
1 Day (weekend & holidays) 4,900 yen 3,500 yen
1 Day (weekdays) 4,300 yen 3,500 yen
2 Days 8,600 yen 6,500 yen
Morning (8am-1pm) 3,700 yen 2,200 yen
Afternoon (11:30am-5pm) 3,700 yen 2,200 yen
1 Lift Coupon 400 yen
Nighta (5pm-9pm) 2,500 yen
Long Nighta (3pm-9pm) 3,000 yen
Season Ticket (all) 55,000 yen 35,000 yen
Season Ticket (weekdays) 35,000 yen
Lift Ticket Information The one day, two day and half day tickets are not valid for nighta.

Getting to Daisen White Resort

By public transport
Train
Train
12.8km from Hoki Mizoguchi Station on the Hakubi line
20.9km from Yonago Station on the Sanin Honsen line
Transport Information
Information
Hoki Mizoguchi Station on the Hakubi line is about 13km away.
bus
Bus
A shuttle bus is available from the outlying car parks, but apparently not from a local station.
By Car
Car
10.5km from the Mizokuchi IC on the Yonago Expressway
13.6km from the Yonago IC on the Yonago Expressway
Nearest national route: Route 181 (12.8km away)
Nearest prefecture road: Prefecture Road 24
Direction
Direction
Daisen White World is located to the east of Yonago city centre on the slopes of Mt Daisen.

From the city take Prefecture Road 24 eastwards towards the mountain - the resort can be found just off this road.
Parking
Parking
There are a few car parks available close to the resort and cost either 1000 yen or 1500 yen (covered car park). There is a special weekday 'half price off' charge at the time of writing this. Some of them require a shuttle bus trip to get to the lifts.

More Information

Visit official website
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Address
Address
Ouyama
Daisen-cho
Saihaku-gun
Tottori-ken
689-3318
Telephone
Telephone
0859-52-2315
RESORT INFORMATION
Information for about 80% of the ski hills around Japan - and most of the larger ones - has now been checked and updated. We hope to have all the updating completed by the end of November. Gambarimasu!

Message updated on 22nd Nov 2017
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