Makado Onsen (Noheji Town, Aomori)

Makado Onsen
まかど温泉 (青森県 野辺地町)
Planned season: Saturday 15th December 2018 until early March 2019
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Madako Onsen is a small ski hill in Noheji town located close to the coastline at Noheji Bay in the eastern region of Aomori Prefecture.

Aomori Prefecture is the northernmost prefecture on the main island of Honshu and borders Akita Prefecture and Iwate Prefecture to the south. Hokkaido is to the north across the Tsugaru Strait. There are a number of ski hills located across Aomori Prefecture, mostly small in scale. The capital, Aomori city, is located in the central area by the shores of Mutsu Bay and to the north of the Hakkoda mountains.

The Mountain

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Makado Onsen Snow Depth Statistics

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

Makado Onsen Facilities

Ski School: Available Snowboard School: Available
Ski and snowboard lessons are available at Makado Onsen. 
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
There is no specific childrens area but there is a small sledging area suitable for children. 
Park Information
Park information
There are no special snow park facilities. 

Makado Onsen Season & Opening Times

Typical season is from Mid December until Early March
October November December January February March April May June July
Weekends and holidays Normally open from 9:00am until 4:30pm
Weekdays Normally open from 9:00am until 4:30pm
'Nighta' (night skiing)
Weekends and holidays Sometimes
Weekdays Sometimes
Opening information
Opening information
Makado Onsen is open from 9:00am until 4:30pm in the daytime.

Nighta is from 4:30pm until 9:00pm in the peak season.

Makado Onsen Lift Ticket Charges

Adults Child
Elementary School age & under
60 years & over
8 Hours 3,100 yen 2,100 yen 2,600 yen
4 Hours 2,100 yen 1,550 yen 1,550 yen
1 Lift Coupon 260 yen 260 yen 260 yen
7 Lift Coupons 1,550 yen 1,550 yen 1,550 yen
Nighta (4:30pm-9pm) 2,100 yen 1,550 yen 2,100 yen
Season (all) 33,000 yen 23,000 yen 28,000 yen
Season (nighta) 13,000 yen 9,500 yen 11,500 yen
Lift Ticket Information The 8 Hour ticket is valid for eight hours from the time of purchase.

The 4 Hour ticket is valid for four hours from the time of purchase.

Every Wednesday in is Ladies and Seniors day, when an 8 hour lift ticket is 2,000 yen.

The third Sunday the month is Children's day, when an 8 hour lift ticket is half price.

Getting to Makado Onsen

By public transport
46.5km from Shin Aomori Station on the Tohoku Shinkansen line
5.6km from Noheji Station on the Aoimori Tetsudousen line
42.8km from Aomori Station on the Ou Honsen Line
Transport Information
Madako Onsen is under 6km from Noheji Station on the Aoimori Tetsudousen line.

Shin Aomori Station on the Tohoku Shinkansen line is about 47km away.

>> More information on the Tohoku Shinkansen train line
More information on the Ou Honsen train line
No shuttle bus service information is available.
By Car
35km from the Aomori Higashi IC on the Aomori Expressway
Nearest national route: Route 4 (1.9km away)
Makado Onsen is 35km from the Aomori Higashi IC exit on the Aomori Expressway.

The ski hill is located to the west of central Noheji town and just under 2km off Route 4.
There is parking for 800 vehicles near the base of the ski hill. Parking is free every day of the season.

More Information

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