Kita Nikko Takahata (Minami Aizu Town, Fukushima)

Kita Nikko Takahata
北日光・高畑スキー場
(福島県 南会津町)
Planned season: Saturday 26th December 2020 until Sunday 21st March 2021
Closed on some weekdays - see below
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Kita Nikko Takahata is a skiers-only ski area located in Minami Aizu town in the south-western Aizu region of Fukushima Prefecture. Until 2021 this ski area was known as Aizu Kogen Takahata 会津高原高畑.

There are four areas to the mountain - Black, Red, Blue and Orange.

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

1240m
520m
720m
34"
10
3500m
4
30%
50%
20%
Skiers
100%
ropeways Ropeways gondolas Gondolas quad lifts Quad lifts triple lifts Triple lifts pair lifts Pair lifts single lifts Single lifts other lifts Other
Boarders
0%
0 0 0 0 4 0 0
Kita Nikko Takahata is a skiing-only resort (snowboarding is not allowed)

Kita Nikko Takahata Snow Depth Statistics

Official snow depth numbers from the current season and previous season
December January February March
20/21
season
19/20
season
20/21
season
19/20
season
20/21
season
19/20
season
20/21
season
19/20
season
1st - - 1st 130cm 20cm 1st 180cm 35cm 1st 180cm 40cm
2nd - - 2nd 160cm 20cm 2nd 160cm 40cm 2nd 180cm 40cm
3rd - - 3rd 160cm 20cm 3rd 160cm 40cm 3rd 180cm 40cm
4th - - 4th 160cm 60cm 4th 160cm 40cm 4th 180cm 40cm
5th - - 5th 160cm 35cm 5th 150cm 40cm 5th 160cm 40cm
6th - - 6th 170cm 35cm 6th 170cm 40cm 6th 160cm 40cm
7th - - 7th 160cm 35cm 7th 170cm 50cm 7th 160cm 40cm
8th - - 8th 150cm 30cm 8th 170cm 50cm 8th 160cm 40cm
9th - - 9th 160cm 25cm 9th 170cm 50cm 9th 160cm 40cm
10th - - 10th 160cm 25cm 10th 170cm 60cm 10th 160cm 40cm
11th - - 11th 160cm 25cm 11th 180cm 65cm 11th 160cm 40cm
12th - - 12th 160cm 25cm 12th 200cm 65cm 12th 150cm -
13th - - 13th 160cm 25cm 13th 200cm 65cm 13th 150cm -
14th - - 14th 160cm 25cm 14th 190cm 50cm 14th 130cm 30cm
15th - - 15th 160cm 25cm 15th 190cm 40cm 15th 130cm 30cm
16th - - 16th 130cm 40cm 16th 190cm 40cm 16th 130cm 30cm
17th - - 17th 130cm 30cm 17th 190cm 40cm 17th 130cm -
18th - - 18th 130cm 30cm 18th 190cm 45cm 18th 130cm -
19th - - 19th 140cm 30cm 19th 220cm 45cm 19th 130cm -
20th - - 20th 140cm 30cm 20th 210cm 45cm 20th 130cm 30cm
21st - - 21st 140cm 35cm 21st 200cm 40cm 21st 130cm 30cm
22nd 120cm - 22nd 140cm 40cm 22nd 200cm 40cm 22nd 100cm 30cm
23rd 120cm - 23rd 140cm 35cm 23rd 200cm 40cm 23rd 100cm -
24th 120cm - 24th 140cm 35cm 24th 200cm 30cm 24th 100cm -
25th 120cm - 25th 140cm 35cm 25th 200cm 40cm 25th 100cm -
26th 100cm - 26th 130cm 30cm 26th 200cm 40cm 26th 100cm -
27th 110cm 0cm 27th 130cm 30cm 27th 180cm 40cm 27th 95cm -
28th 110cm 20cm 28th 130cm 30cm 28th 180cm 40cm 28th 95cm -
29th 110cm 20cm 29th 130cm 30cm 29th - 40cm 29th - -
30th 110cm 20cm 30th 140cm 20cm 30th 30th - -
31st 110cm 20cm 31st 160cm 30cm 31st 31st - -

Previous Statistics

Kita Nikko Takahata Facilities

School
School
Ski School: Available Snowboard School: Not available
Ski lessons are available at Aizu Kogen Takahata. 
Rental
Equipment Rental
Ski Rental: Available Snowboard Rental: Not available
Ski equipment and wear rental is available. 
Children Facilities
Children's facilities
There is a 'Kids Corner' in the base building. 
Park Information
Park information
There are no special snow park facilities but there is a mogul course and wave course. 

Kita Nikko Takahata Season & Opening Times

Typical season is from Mid December until Late March
October November December January February March April May June July
                                                           
Daytime
Daytime
Weekends and holidays Normally open from 8:30am until 4:00pm
Weekdays Normally open from 8:30am until 4:00pm
Nighta
'Nighta' (night skiing)
Weekends and holidays No
Weekdays No
Opening information
Opening information
Aizu Kogen Takahata is normally open from 8:30am until 4:00pm.

There is no night skiing at this resort.

This ski hill is closed on the following dates (mostly Wednesdays and Thursdays in January and February; Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays in March):

January 2021: 13th, 14th, 20th, 21st, 27th, 28th
February 2021: 3rd, 4th, 9th, 10th, 17th, 18th, 24th, 25th
March 2021: 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 16th, 17th, 18th

Kita Nikko Takahata Lift Ticket Charges

Adults Child
Elementary & Junior High School age
Senior
60 years & over
1 Day 4,300 yen 2,600 yen 3,600 yen
2 Days 7,700 yen 4,800 yen 6,300 yen
4 Hours 3,900 yen 2,400 yen 3,300 yen
1 Lift Coupon 450 yen
Season Ticket 20,000 yen 10,000 yen 18,000 yen
Lift Ticket Information 2020-2021 Season Lift Tickets

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

Folks who have a season ticket for another ski resort can get a season ticket for this ski resort for 12,000 yen (6,000 yen children). They call is a 'Second Season Ticket'.

There is an early bird Season Ticket that also includes... a t-shirt!

Getting to Kita Nikko Takahata

By public transport
Train
Train
86.4km from Nasu Shiobara Station on the Tohoku Shinkansen line
35.5km from Aizu Kogen Ozeguchi Station on the Aizu Kinugawa line
48.2km from Tadami Station on the Tadami Line
Transport Information
Information
Aizu Kogen Takahata is just over 35km from Aizu Kogen Ozeguchi Station on the Aizu Kinugawa line.

>> More information on getting to the Bandai & Aizu regions by public transport
bus
Bus
There is no resort shuttle bus from the station. A local bus does stop nearby.
By Car
Car
78.4km from the Nishi Nasuno Shiobara IC on the Tohoku Expressway
89.6km from the Shiroishi IC on the Tohoku Expressway
90.9km from the Aizu Wakamatsu IC on the Banetsu Expressway
Nearest national route: Route 401 (0.1km away)
Direction
Direction
From the Nishi Nasuno Shiobara IC exit of the Tohoku Expressway, turn right onto Route 400 and head in a northerly direction for about 27km until reaching Route 121. Go straight on (on Route 121, signposted as Aizuwakamatsu and Minamiaizu) and continue for just over a further 13km until the turn off for Route 352. Turn left onto Route 352 and continue for about another 32km until reaching Route 401. Turn left onto Route 401 heading towards Uonuma and Hinoemata. Aizu Kogen Takahata is just off the road on the left hand side after about 6km.

>> More information on getting to the Bandai & Aizu regions by car
Parking
Parking
There is a car park close to the base of the resort for about 600 vehicles. Parking is free every day of the season.

More Information

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Address
Address
Omomo Ichinomama 20-3
Minamiaizu
Minamiaizu-gun
Fukushima-ken
967-0515
Telephone
Telephone
0241-76-2231
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