Hanawa (Kazuno City, Akita)

Hanawa
花輪 (秋田県 鹿角市)
Planned season: Late December 2018 until mid March 2019
Official snow depth --- [updated on 26th April 2019]

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Hanawa is located close to the city centre of Kazuno in the north-eastern region of Akita Prefecture. There is a 10km cross-country course and a ski jump at Hanawa.

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

750m
490m
260m
30"
3
2500m
3
30%
30%
40%
Skiers
80%
ropeways Ropeways gondolas Gondolas quad lifts Quad lifts triple lifts Triple lifts pair lifts Pair lifts single lifts Single lifts other lifts Other
Boarders
20%
0 0 0 0 2 1 0

Hanawa Snow Depth Statistics

Official snow depth numbers from the current season and previous season
December January February March
18/19
season
17/18
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18/19
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17/18
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18/19
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17/18
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18/19
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17/18
season
1st - - 1st 50cm 50cm 1st 70cm 85cm 1st 60cm 135cm
2nd - - 2nd 50cm 45cm 2nd 80cm 85cm 2nd 60cm 140cm
3rd - - 3rd 50cm 50cm 3rd 80cm 90cm 3rd 60cm 145cm
4th - - 4th 50cm 65cm 4th 70cm 95cm 4th 50cm 130cm
5th - - 5th 50cm 65cm 5th 75cm 100cm 5th 45cm 110cm
6th - - 6th 50cm 65cm 6th 75cm 100cm 6th 45cm 110cm
7th - - 7th 50cm 65cm 7th 70cm 110cm 7th 40cm 110cm
8th - - 8th 55cm 60cm 8th 80cm 110cm 8th 40cm 100cm
9th - - 9th 55cm 55cm 9th 85cm 110cm 9th 35cm 100cm
10th - - 10th 55cm 50cm 10th 85cm 110cm 10th 30cm 90cm
11th - - 11th 50cm 50cm 11th 85cm 110cm 11th - 80cm
12th - - 12th 50cm 50cm 12th 85cm 110cm 12th - -
13th - - 13th 50cm 60cm 13th 85cm 110cm 13th - -
14th 20cm - 14th 45cm 60cm 14th 85cm 115cm 14th - -
15th 20cm - 15th 45cm 60cm 15th 85cm 115cm 15th - -
16th 20cm - 16th 45cm 60cm 16th 90cm 115cm 16th - -
17th - - 17th 50cm 60cm 17th 90cm 120cm 17th - -
18th - - 18th 50cm 50cm 18th 90cm 130cm 18th - -
19th - - 19th 55cm 50cm 19th 90cm 130cm 19th - -
20th - - 20th 55cm 50cm 20th 85cm 135cm 20th - -
21st - 30cm 21st 60cm 45cm 21st 85cm 140cm 21st - -
22nd - 30cm 22nd 65cm 45cm 22nd 85cm 135cm 22nd - -
23rd - 20cm 23rd 65cm 45cm 23rd 75cm 130cm 23rd - -
24th - 30cm 24th 70cm 50cm 24th 75cm 130cm 24th - -
25th - 25cm 25th 70cm 65cm 25th 75cm 140cm 25th - -
26th - 30cm 26th 70cm 70cm 26th 70cm 140cm 26th - -
27th - 40cm 27th 70cm 75cm 27th 70cm 140cm 27th - -
28th - 45cm 28th 70cm 75cm 28th 65cm 140cm 28th - -
29th - 50cm 29th 75cm 80cm 29th - - 29th - -
30th 45cm 50cm 30th 75cm 80cm 30th 30th - -
31st 45cm 50cm 31st 75cm 85cm 31st 31st - -

Hanawa Facilities

School
School
Ski School: Not available Snowboard School: Not available
There is no ski or snowboard school at Hanawa. 
Rental
Equipment Rental
Ski Rental: Available Snowboard Rental: Not available
Ski equipment rental is available.
There is no snowboard equipment rental available.
Sledges are also available to rent. 
Children Facilities
Children's facilities
There are no special facilities for children. 
Park Information
Park information
There are no special snow park facilities. 

Hanawa Season & Opening Times

Typical season is from Late December until Mid 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 No
Weekdays No
Opening information
Opening information
Hanawa is open from 9:00am until 4:00pm.

There is no nighta at this ski hill.

Hanawa Lift Ticket Charges

Adults Child
Elementary School age & under
Senior
1 Day 3,000 yen 2,400 yen 2,400 yen
5 Hours 2,000 yen 1,500 yen 1,500 yen
1 Lift Coupon 250 yen 150 yen 250 yen
Season Ticket 30,000 yen 20,000 yen 20,000 yen
Lift Ticket Information The 5 Hour ticket is valid for 5 hours after the time of purchase.

Getting to Hanawa

By public transport
Train
Train
4.8km from Kazuno Hanawa Station on the Hanawa Line
Transport Information
Information
Hanawa is less than 5km from Kazuno Hanawa Station on the Hanawa line.

>> More information on the Hanawa train line
bus
Bus
No shuttle bus service information is available.
By Car
Car
6.5km from the Kazuno Hachimantai IC on the Tohoku Expressway
11.9km from the Towada IC on the Tohoku Expressway
Nearest national route: Route 282 (3.2km away)
Nearest prefecture road: Prefecture Road 195
Direction
Direction
Hanawa is 6.5km from the Kazuno Hachimantai IC exit on the Tohoku Expressway.

From the Kazuno Hachimantai IC exit, turn right onto Route 282 and head into Kazuno. Turn right off Route 282 onto Prefecture Road 195 and head east to reach the ski hill.

>> More information on Tohoku Expressway
Parking
Parking
There is parking for 400 vehicles close to the base area. Parking is free every day of the season.

More Information

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Address
Address
Yurisawa-81-1
Hanawa
Kazuno-shi
Akita-ken
018-5201
Telephone
Telephone
0186-23-8000
Current resort snow depth
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