Adatara Kogen (Nihonmatsu City, Fukushima)

Adatara Kogen
あだたら高原
(福島県 二本松市)
Planned season: Saturday 21st December 2019 until late March 2020
Official snow depth --- [updated on 12th December 2019]

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Adatara Kogen is located on the eastern slopes of Mt Adatara to the west of central Nihonmatsu city in the northern region of Fukushima Prefecture. The resort is just over 5km to the north west of the main Dake Onsen hot springs area. A shuttle bus operates between Dake Onsen and the ski hill. Adatara Kogen has been operating since 1964.

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.

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The Mountain

1350m
400m
950m
33"
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2100m
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Skiers
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Boarders
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Adatara Kogen Snow Depth Statistics

Official snow depth numbers from the current season and previous season
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3rd - - 3rd - 50cm 3rd - 70cm 3rd - 45cm
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9th - - 9th - 50cm 9th - 60cm 9th - 55cm
10th - - 10th - 50cm 10th - 60cm 10th - 55cm
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12th - - 12th - 50cm 12th - 60cm 12th - 50cm
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15th - 30cm 15th - 50cm 15th - 60cm 15th - 60cm
16th - 30cm 16th - 50cm 16th - 60cm 16th - 50cm
17th - 30cm 17th - 50cm 17th - 60cm 17th - 50cm
18th - 30cm 18th - 50cm 18th - 60cm 18th - 50cm
19th - 30cm 19th - 50cm 19th - 60cm 19th - 50cm
20th - 35cm 20th - 50cm 20th - 55cm 20th - 45cm
21st - 35cm 21st - 50cm 21st - 55cm 21st - 45cm
22nd - 35cm 22nd - 50cm 22nd - 55cm 22nd - 40cm
23rd - 35cm 23rd - 50cm 23rd - 55cm 23rd - 35cm
24th - 35cm 24th - 50cm 24th - 55cm 24th - 35cm
25th - 35cm 25th - 60cm 25th - 55cm 25th - -
26th - 35cm 26th - 70cm 26th - 50cm 26th - -
27th - 35cm 27th - 70cm 27th - 50cm 27th - -
28th - 40cm 28th - 70cm 28th - 50cm 28th - -
29th - 45cm 29th - 70cm 29th - - 29th - -
30th - 50cm 30th - 70cm 30th 30th - -
31st - 50cm 31st - 70cm 31st 31st - -

Previous Statistics

Adatara Kogen Facilities

School
School
Ski School: Available Snowboard School: Available
Ski and snowboard lessons are available at Adatara Kogen.
Snowshoe lessons are also available. 
Rental
Equipment Rental
Ski Rental: Available Snowboard Rental: Available
Ski and snowboard equipment rental is available.
Wear, snowshoes and other items are also available to rent.

 
Children Facilities
Children's facilities
There are a few yuki-asobi (play in the snow) areas located near the base of Adatara Kogen. This area is separate from the main runs and so offers safety for young children to play in the snow.

The 'Wanpaku 1' Kids Park area is a snow tubing and sledging area (skiing and snowboarding in this area is possible only on weekdays). It is open from 9am until 4pm on weekends and holidays and from 10am until 3pm on weekdays. The snow escalator costs 800 yen to use and snow tubing costs 100 yen for one time and 500 yen for six times.

The 'Wanpaku 2' Kids Park area is a small ski and snowboard practice area. It is open from 9:00am until 4:00pm on weekends only. The snow escalator costs 800 yen (but can be used for free for people with 1 day and 4 hour lift tickets). 
Park Information
Park information
There is a Board Park area located on the lower area of the resort.

There is also a snowshoe park area. 

Adatara Kogen Season & Opening Times

Typical season is from Mid December until Late March
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Daytime
Daytime
Weekends and holidays Normally open from 8:30am until 4:30pm
Weekdays Normally open from 8:30am until 4:30pm
Nighta
'Nighta' (night skiing)
Weekends and holidays No
Weekdays No
Opening information
Opening information
Adatara Kogen is normally open daily from 8:30am until 4:30pm.

There is no nighta at this resort.

Adatara Kogen Lift Ticket Charges

Adults Child
Elementary School age
Older Child
Junior High School age
Senior
50 years & over
1 Day (weekends) 4,000 yen 2,300 yen 3,500 yen 3,500 yen
1 Day (weekdays) 3,200 yen 1,900 yen 2,800 yen 2,800 yen
4 Hours (weekend & holidays) 3,500 yen 1,700 yen 3,000 yen 3,000 yen
4 Hours (weekday) 3,000 yen 1,700 yen 2,600 yen 2,600 yen
1 Lift Coupon 470 yen 470 yen 470 yen 470 yen
6 Lift Coupons 240 yen 2,400 yen 2,400 yen 2,400 yen
Season Ticket 38,000 yen 20,000 yen 25,000 yen 30,000 yen
Lift Ticket Information 2019-2020 Season Lift Ticket

A number of special 'Family tickets' are available:

1 adult and 1 child for 5,300 yen (weekends); 4,500 yen (weekdays). Additional adult is 2,800 yen; additional child is 3,500 yen.

A ticket that includes a 1,000 yen lunch voucher is also available (4,700 yen on weekends and 4,000 yen on weekdays for adults).

The Season Ticket includes a number of extras including onsen hot spring entry and shop discounts.

Getting to Adatara Kogen

By public transport
Train
Train
31.8km from Koriyama Station on the Tohoku Shinkansen line
16.1km from Nihonmatsu Station on the Tohoku Honsen Line
40.8km from Inawashiro Station on the Banetsu Sai line
Transport Information
Information
Nihonmatsu Station on the Tohoku Honsen line is the nearest train station. Adatara Kogen is about a 30 minute drive from Nihonmatsu Station.

>> More information on getting to the Bandai & Aizu regions by public transport
bus
Bus
There are a few shuttle buses available going to Adatara Kogen. One runs between the nearby Dake Onsen and Adatara Kogen and takes about 20 minutes. Another shuttle bus that goes to the resort is available from Koriyama Station. This bus takes about 80 minutes and costs 1,400 yen for adults and 700 yen for children. Reservations are required.
By Car
Car
14.4km from the Nihonmatsu IC on the Tohoku Expressway
21.3km from the Motomiya IC on the Tohoku Expressway
41km from the Inawashiro Bandai Kogen IC on the Banetsu Expressway
Nearest national route: Route 459 (5.6km away)
Nearest prefecture road: Prefecture Road 386
Direction
Direction
The nearest exits on the Tohoku Expressway are Nihonmatsu IC, Motomiya IC and Fukushima Nishi IC (25.3km).

From the Nihonmatsu IC exit turn right onto Route 459 and then within 200m turn right again, remaining on Route 459. This road reaches the Dake Onsen hot spring area after about 8.5km. Turn left onto Prefecture Road 386 and go through the main Dake Onsen area. This road continues on through to the base of Adatara Kogen.

>> More information on getting to the Bandai & Aizu regions by car
Parking
Parking
Parking for 1500 vehicles is available near the base of the resort.

More Information

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Address
Address
Adatara Kogen
Okudake onsen
Nihonmatsu-shi
Fukushima-ken
964-0075
Telephone
Telephone
0243-24-2141
2019-2020 UPDATES
9th December 2019: Most ski resort information for the 19-20 has been updated, but some work remains as we ourselves wait for information. We will get it completed as quickly as possible. More about updates here
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