Aizu Kogen Takatsue (Minamiaizu Town, Fukushima)

Aizu Kogen Takatsue
(福島県 南会津町)
Planned season: Saturday 19th December 2020 until Sunday 28th March 2021
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Aizu Kogen Takatsue is located in Minami Aizu town in the south-western Aizu region of Fukushima Prefecture. This ski area has been operating since 1980.

Fukushima Prefecture is composed of three main regions - the Hamadori region to the east (including the Pacific Ocean coastline), the Nakadori region (the central area) and the Aizu region (the Western mountainous region). Many of the ski and snowboard resorts in the prefecture are found on or near Mt Bandai and Mt Adatara to the north of Lake Inawashiro. Most of the others can be found scattered across the western region of the Aizu region or to the south-west of Lake Inawashiro.

The Mountain

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Aizu Kogen Takatsue Snow Depth Statistics

Official snow depth numbers from the current season and previous season
December January February March
1st - - 1st - 120cm 1st - 140cm 1st - 160cm
2nd - - 2nd - 120cm 2nd - 140cm 2nd - 170cm
3rd - - 3rd - 130cm 3rd - 160cm 3rd - 150cm
4th - - 4th - 130cm 4th - 140cm 4th - 150cm
5th - - 5th - 140cm 5th - 150cm 5th - 150cm
6th - - 6th - 140cm 6th - 150cm 6th - 150cm
7th - - 7th - 130cm 7th - 160cm 7th - 150cm
8th - - 8th - 130cm 8th - 160cm 8th - 150cm
9th - - 9th - 140cm 9th - 150cm 9th - 150cm
10th - - 10th - 130cm 10th - 160cm 10th - 140cm
11th - - 11th - 130cm 11th - 150cm 11th - 130cm
12th - - 12th - 140cm 12th - 150cm 12th - 130cm
13th - - 13th - 130cm 13th - 150cm 13th - 130cm
14th - - 14th - 140cm 14th - 160cm 14th - 130cm
15th - - 15th - 140cm 15th - 160cm 15th - 120cm
16th - - 16th - 130cm 16th - 160cm 16th - 120cm
17th - - 17th - 140cm 17th - 160cm 17th - 120cm
18th - - 18th - 130cm 18th - 160cm 18th - 120cm
19th - 100cm 19th - 140cm 19th - 170cm 19th - 120cm
20th - 110cm 20th - 140cm 20th - 160cm 20th - 100cm
21st - 120cm 21st - 140cm 21st - 160cm 21st - 100cm
22nd - 120cm 22nd - 140cm 22nd - 160cm 22nd - 100cm
23rd - 120cm 23rd - 130cm 23rd - 170cm 23rd - 80cm
24th - 120cm 24th - 140cm 24th - 160cm 24th - 100cm
25th - 120cm 25th - 130cm 25th - 160cm 25th - 80cm
26th - 120cm 26th - 120cm 26th - 170cm 26th - 80cm
27th - 110cm 27th - 120cm 27th - 160cm 27th - 80cm
28th - 110cm 28th - 130cm 28th - 160cm 28th - 80cm
29th - 110cm 29th - 130cm 29th - - 29th - -
30th - 120cm 30th - 140cm 30th 30th - -
31st - 110cm 31st - 140cm 31st 31st - -

Previous Statistics

Aizu Kogen Takatsue Facilities

Ski School: Available Snowboard School: Available
Ski and snowboard lessons are available at Aizu Kogen Takatsue. 
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 'Wai Wai Park' is 500 yen to enter (300 yen with a valid ski lift ticket). The area features a two moving walkways, inflatables, and various snow related activities. 
Park Information
Park information
There is a cross course off the Sky Road 2 lift.

The Slopestyle & Half pipe will not be opening for the 2020-2021 season. 

Aizu Kogen Takatsue Season & Opening Times

Typical season is from Mid December until Late March
October November December January February March April May June July
Weekends and holidays Normally open from 8:30am until 4:30pm
Weekdays Normally open from 8:30am until 4:30pm
'Nighta' (night skiing)
Weekends and holidays Yes
Weekdays Yes
Opening information
Opening information
Aizu Kogen Takatsue is normally open every day from 8:30am until 4:30pm during the daytime.

Night skiing on the Karamatsu, Paradise and Family courses and serviced by the Number 1 and 2 pair lifts. From 4:30pm until 8:30pm.

Aizu Kogen Takatsue Lift Ticket Charges

Adults Child
Up to Elementary School age
60 years & over
1 Day 4,500 yen 3,400 yen 3,700 yen
2 Days 7,700 yen 5,600 yen 6,000 yen
3 Days 10,000 yen 7,500 yen 8,000 yen
4 Hours 4,000 yen 3,200 yen 3,500 yen
1 Lift Coupon 450 yen 450 yen 450 yen
10 Lift Coupons 4,000 yen 3,200 yen 3,500 yen
Nighta (4:30pm-8:30pm) 2,100 yen 1,600 yen 1,600 yen
Season Pass 50,000 yen 25,000 yen 25,000 yen
Lift Ticket Information 2020-2021 Season lift tickets

A season ticket for people ages 50-59 is available for 35,000 yen.

Early bird cheaper season tickets are available before December 2020.

Ladies & Seniors Day is on 21st January, 18th February and 18th March when a one day lift ticket for those people is 1,000 yen.

Children's Day is the third Sunday of the month in January, February and March - on those days the child ticket is free.

A lift ticket for adults is 3,500 yen and 2,700 yen for children and seniors between 22nd-27th March 2021.

A lift ticket on the last day of the season is 50% off.

Getting to Aizu Kogen Takatsue

By public transport
69.2km from Nasu Shiobara Station on the Tohoku Shinkansen line
18.2km from Aizu Kogen Ozeguchi Station on the Aizu Kinugawa line
59.4km from Tadami Station on the Tadami Line
Transport Information
The closest train station is Aizu Kogen Ozeguchi Station on the Aizu Kinugawa line.

>> More information on getting to the Bandai & Aizu regions by public transport
A bus or taxi from the station takes around 30 minutes to get to the ski area.
By Car
61km from the Nishi Nasuno Shiobara IC on the Tohoku Expressway
80.6km from the Shiroishi IC on the Tohoku Expressway
81.9km from the Aizu Wakamatsu IC on the Banetsu Expressway
Nearest national route: Route 352 (3.4km away)
Aizu Kogen Takatsue is about 61km from the Nishi Nasuno Shiobara IC exit on the Tohoku Expressway.

From the Nishi Nasuno Shiobara IC exit turn right onto Route 400. Head in a northerly direction for about 27km until reaching Route 121. Continue straight on (on Route 121, signposted as Aizuwakamatsu and Minamiaizu) for just over 13 km until the turn off for Route 352. Turn left onto Route 352 and continue for about 17.5km. Turn right to head up towards the ski area.

>> More information on getting to the Bandai & Aizu regions by car
Parking is available at the base of the resort on two main car parks. There are two other smaller car parks that are available only to guests of the hotels at base.

Parking if free every day of the season.

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