Okunakayama Kogen resort review (Ichinohe Town, Iwate)

Okunakayama Kogen
奥中山高原
Ichinohe Town, Iwate
Submitted by Neonbunyip on 13th January 2014
Excellent Value
Medium size ski resort, with nice powder snow. Lower slopes are excellent for beginners, with wide open slopes. Even on the busy Coming of Age long weekend there was plenty of space, especially away from the main slope. Upper slopes are more challenging, with long runs available.

Had a small snow park, not enough for the advanced boarder..

If coming by train, there are some cheap deals with Iwate Galaxy Railway, but watch out for infrequent connecting bus services at Okunakayama Kogen station.

English signage is ok.
Date visited: From 11 January, 2014 To 12 January, 2014
Snow condition on visit: Nice powder snow
Things I liked: Lovely powder snow, long runs. Variety of runs, ease for beginners.
Things I didn't like: .
Recommended for: Beginner riders
Intermediate riders
Snowboarders
Not recommended for: Snow Park
Apres-ski
General score: 80
Snow conditions: 90
Courses/Terrain: 90
Lift system: 80
Apres ski: 25
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Okunakayama Kogen

奥中山高原
Ichinohe Town, Iwate
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Average Rankings

General score: 85
Snow conditions: 85
Courses/Terrain: 90
Lift system: 80
Apres ski: 25

Basic Resort Statistics

Max. elevation: 1018m
Min. elevation: 650m
Vertical: 368m
Steepest slope: 30°
Longest course: 2000m
Number of lifts: 5

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