Ohdai (Daisen City, Akita)

Ohdai
大台
(秋田県 大仙市)
Planned season: Wednesday 25th December 2019 until Sunday 1st March 2020
Official snow depth Daily updates during snow season

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Ohdai is located to the north east of central Daisen city in the southern region of Akita Prefecture.

Akita Prefecture is located in the Tohoku region of northern Honshu. Akita faces the Sea of Japan in the west and is bordered by Aomori, Iwate, Miyagi and Yamagata prefectures from north to south. The region has cold winters and there are numerous ski hills located around the prefecture, though most of them are small scale with just one or two lifts.

The Mountain

435m
240m
195m
38"
5
1400m
2
20%
30%
50%
Skiers
70%
ropeways Ropeways gondolas Gondolas quad lifts Quad lifts triple lifts Triple lifts pair lifts Pair lifts single lifts Single lifts other lifts Other
Boarders
30%
0 0 0 0 2 0 0

Ohdai Snow Depth Statistics

Official snow depth numbers from the current season and previous season
December January February March
19/20
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18/19
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19/20
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18/19
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19/20
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19/20
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18/19
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1st - - 1st 15cm 60cm 1st - 90cm 1st - 65cm
2nd - - 2nd 35cm 60cm 2nd - 90cm 2nd - 65cm
3rd - - 3rd 35cm 65cm 3rd - 90cm 3rd - 65cm
4th - - 4th 35cm 65cm 4th - 80cm 4th - 65cm
5th - - 5th 35cm 65cm 5th - 80cm 5th - 65cm
6th - - 6th 30cm 65cm 6th - 80cm 6th - 60cm
7th - - 7th 30cm 65cm 7th - 70cm 7th - 50cm
8th - - 8th 15cm 70cm 8th - 70cm 8th - -
9th - - 9th 5cm 70cm 9th - 80cm 9th - -
10th - - 10th 5cm 70cm 10th - 80cm 10th - -
11th - - 11th 5cm 60cm 11th - 90cm 11th - -
12th - - 12th 3cm 60cm 12th - 90cm 12th - -
13th - - 13th 3cm 60cm 13th - 90cm 13th - -
14th - - 14th 3cm 60cm 14th - 95cm 14th - -
15th - - 15th 3cm 60cm 15th - 95cm 15th - -
16th - - 16th 5cm 60cm 16th - 95cm 16th - -
17th - - 17th 10cm 70cm 17th - 95cm 17th - -
18th - - 18th 10cm 80cm 18th - 95cm 18th - -
19th - - 19th 10cm 80cm 19th - 90cm 19th - -
20th - - 20th 10cm 80cm 20th - 90cm 20th - -
21st - - 21st 15cm 80cm 21st - 70cm 21st - -
22nd - 10cm 22nd 15cm 80cm 22nd - 70cm 22nd - -
23rd - 5cm 23rd 10cm 80cm 23rd - 70cm 23rd - -
24th - 5cm 24th 5cm 80cm 24th - 70cm 24th - -
25th 2cm 5cm 25th 5cm 80cm 25th - 70cm 25th - -
26th 0cm 5cm 26th 5cm 80cm 26th - 65cm 26th - -
27th - 10cm 27th 3cm 80cm 27th - 65cm 27th - -
28th 0cm 35cm 28th 3cm 80cm 28th - 65cm 28th - -
29th 1cm 50cm 29th 2cm 90cm 29th - - 29th - -
30th 0cm 50cm 30th 0cm 90cm 30th 30th - -
31st 0cm 50cm 31st 0cm 90cm 31st 31st - -

Ohdai Facilities

School
School
Ski School: Available Snowboard School: Available
Ski and snowboard lessons are available at Ohdai. 
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
 
Park Information
Park information
There is a 'Snowboard Park' area near base featuring one make and jumps. 

Ohdai Season & Opening Times

Typical season is from Late December until Early March
October November December January February March April May June July
                                                           
Daytime
Daytime
Weekends and holidays Normally open from 9:00am until 4:00pm
Weekdays Normally open from 9:00am until 4:00pm
Nighta
'Nighta' (night skiing)
Weekends and holidays Yes
Weekdays Sometimes
Opening information
Opening information
Ohdai is normally open from 9:00am until 4:00pm in the daytime every day until 14th February 2020

On weekdays from 15th February 2020, it is open from 12:00pm until 4:00pm and from 9:00am on weekends.

Nighta operations are on Fridays and Saturdays from 25th December 2019 until 14th February 2020 (5:30pm-9:30pm) and every evening from 15th February until 1st March 2020 (5:00pm-9:00pm). Also on 27th, 28th December 2019 and 2nd-4th January 2020.

Ohdai Lift Ticket Charges

Adults Child
Elementary School age & under
Senior
60 years & over
1 Day 3,000 yen 2,000 yen 2,000 yen
4 Hours 2,200 yen 1,500 yen 1,500 yen
PM & Nighta 3,000 yen 2,000 yen 2,000 yen
Nighta 2 Hours 2,000 yen 1,200 yen 1,200 yen
Nighta 2,500 yen 1,700 yen 1,700 yen
1 Lift Coupon 300 yen 200 yen 200 yen
11 Lift Coupons 2,500 yen 1,700 yen 1,700 yen
Season Ticket (all) 30,000 yen 20,000 yen 20,000 yen
Season Ticket (nighta) 15,000 yen 10,000 yen 10,000 yen
Lift Ticket Information 2019-2020 Season Lift Tickets

Getting to Ohdai

By public transport
Train
Train
14.3km from Kakunodate Station on the Akita Shinkansen line
14.3km from Kakunodate Station on the Tazawako line
Transport Information
Information
This ski hill is just over 14km from Kakunodate Station.

>> More information on the Akita Shinkansen train line
bus
Bus
No shuttle bus service information is available.
By Car
Car
25.7km from the Omagari IC on the Akita Expressway
Nearest national route: Route 105 (12.4km away)
Nearest prefecture road: Prefecture Road 50
Direction
Direction
This ski hill is about 26km from the Omagari IC exit on the Akita Expressway.

It is about 12km off Route 105, on Prefecture Road 50.

>> More information on Akita Expressway
Parking
Parking
There is parking for over 500 vehicles close to the base area on three car parks. Parking is free every day of the season.

More Information

Visit official website
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Address
Address
Ohdai-1-2 Oh-tacho
Kawaguchi
Daisen-shi
Akita-ken
019-1615
Telephone
Telephone
0187-89-1788
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