Oku Daizen (Kofu Town, Tottori)

Oku Daizen
奥大山 (鳥取県 江府町)
Planned season: Saturday 16th December 2017 until early March 2018
Official snow depth --- [updated on 14th December 2017]

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Oku Daizen is located in Kofu town to the south west of Yonago city in Tottori Prefecture. It is on the southern slopes of Mt Daisen - a volcanic mountain with an elevation of over 1700m, making it the highest in the Chugoku region. There are three other separate ski hills on the slopes of Mt Daisen - Daisen White Resort, Daisen Masumizu Kogen and Kagamiganaru.

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

1000m
260m
740m
35"
4
1200m
2
30%
30%
40%
Skiers
90%
ropeways Ropeways gondolas Gondolas quad lifts Quad lifts triple lifts Triple lifts pair lifts Pair lifts single lifts Single lifts other lifts Other
Boarders
10%
0 0 0 0 2 0 0

Oku Daizen 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 - 25cm 1st - 114cm 1st - 140cm
2nd - - 2nd - 25cm 2nd - 123cm 2nd - 136cm
3rd - - 3rd - 25cm 3rd - 117cm 3rd - 137cm
4th - - 4th - 10cm 4th - 110cm 4th - 135cm
5th - - 5th - 8cm 5th - 100cm 5th - 135cm
6th - - 6th - 8cm 6th - 93cm 6th - 130cm
7th - - 7th - 5cm 7th - 128cm 7th - 136cm
8th - - 8th - 5cm 8th - 122cm 8th - 147cm
9th - - 9th - 3cm 9th - 125cm 9th - 150cm
10th - - 10th - 5cm 10th - 165cm 10th - 149cm
11th - - 11th - 10cm 11th - 181cm 11th - 140cm
12th - - 12th - 13cm 12th - 230cm 12th - 134cm
13th - - 13th - 15cm 13th - 222cm 13th - 128cm
14th - - 14th - 30cm 14th - 218cm 14th - 123cm
15th - - 15th - 60cm 15th - 215cm 15th - 134cm
16th - - 16th - 80cm 16th - 200cm 16th - 152cm
17th - 50cm 17th - 85cm 17th - 183cm 17th - 140cm
18th - 40cm 18th - 85cm 18th - 175cm 18th - 135cm
19th - 30cm 19th - 73cm 19th - 185cm 19th - 134cm
20th - 15cm 20th - 70cm 20th - 160cm 20th - 130cm
21st - 10cm 21st - 84cm 21st - 155cm 21st - -
22nd - 5cm 22nd - 88cm 22nd - 150cm 22nd - -
23rd - 0cm 23rd - 133cm 23rd - 138cm 23rd - -
24th - 18cm 24th - 188cm 24th - 144cm 24th - -
25th - 15cm 25th - 202cm 25th - 140cm 25th - -
26th - 10cm 26th - 188cm 26th - 139cm 26th - -
27th - 0cm 27th - 166cm 27th - 145cm 27th - -
28th - 30cm 28th - 153cm 28th - 142cm 28th - -
29th - 30cm 29th - 151cm 29th - - 29th - -
30th - 40cm 30th - 114cm 30th 30th - -
31st - 30cm 31st - 118cm 31st 31st - -

Oku Daizen Facilities

School
School
Ski School: Available Snowboard School: Available
Ski and snowboard lessons are available at Oku Daizen. 
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 'Chibbiko' area for young children is located near base as well as a special 'Beginners' area. 
Park Information
Park information
There is a 'JIB Area' snow park is located near base. 

Oku Daizen Season & Opening Times

Typical season is from Mid December until Early 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
Oku Daizen is open from 8:30am until 5:00pm.

There is no nighta at this ski hill.

Oku Daizen Lift Ticket Charges

Adults Child Senior
1 Day 4,000 yen 3,000 yen 3,000 yen
Morning (open-12:30pm) 3,000 yen 2,000 yen 2,500 yen
Afternoon (12:30pm-closing) 3,000 yen 2,000 yen 2,500 yen
1 Lift Coupon 250 yen 250 yen
12 Lift Coupons 2,500 yen 2,500 yen
Season Ticket 40,000 yen 30,000 yen
Lift Ticket Information Senior ticket for over 60s valid on weekdays.

Getting to Oku Daizen

By public transport
Train
Train
11.9km from Ebi Station on the Hakubi line
Transport Information
Information
Oku Daizen is about 12km from Ebi Station on the Hakubi line.
bus
Bus
No shuttle bus service is available.
By Car
Car
13.7km from the Kofu IC on the Yonago Expressway
19km from the Hiruzen IC on the Yonago Expressway
Nearest national route: Route 482 (7.2km away)
Nearest prefecture road: Prefecture Road 45
Direction
Direction
Oku Daizen is under 14km from the Kofu IC exit on the Yonago Expressway and 19km from the Hiruzen IC exit on the same road.

From the Kofu IC exit, turn left onto Route 181 and after 1.5km turn left onto Route 482. After 5km on this road km there is a turn off to the left for Prefecture Road 45. Turn left here and follow the road for 4.5km until reaching a junction. Turn left onto Prefecture Road 45 and follow the signs to the ski hill.
Parking
Parking
There are a number of car parks for 400 vehicles close to the base. Parking is free every day of the season.

More Information

Visit official website
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Address
Address
Mitsukue 837-13
Kofu-cho
Hino-gun
Tottori-ken
689-4424
Telephone
Telephone
0859-77-2828
RESORT INFORMATION
Information for over 95% of the ski hills around Japan has now been checked and updated for the 2017-2018 season. Some ski resorts have still not updated their own information - which means that we can't update ours! We'll continue checking and update the remaining ones as quickly as possible.

Message updated on 3rd Dec 2017
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