Meiho (Gujo City, Gifu)

Meiho
めいほう
(岐阜県 郡上市)
Planned season: Saturday 7th December 2019 until early April 2020
Official snow depth --- [updated on 10th December 2019]

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Meiho is located in the northern area of Gujo city in the central region of Gifu Prefecture. This resort is found on the north eastern slopes of Mt Eboshi and was opened in 1989. It is more to the east and separate from most of the resorts in Gujo.

Most of the ski and snowboard resorts in Gujo city are located on the mountains either side of the Tokai Hokuriku Expressway which connects Aichi Prefecture with Toyama Prefecture and the local road Route 156 (Hida Highway) which also runs through the valley. This region is especially popular with people living in or visiting the Kansai regions of western Japan like Nagoya, Gifu, Shiga, Kyoto and Osaka. Train links aren't the most convenient and so this region sees most people arriving by car or bus tours.

Gifu Prefecture is located in the Chubu region of the central region of Honshu island, and it one of only a handful of landlocked prefectures. It shares borders with (from the north) Toyama, Nagano, Aichi, Mie, Shiga, Fukui and Ishikawa. Most of the ski and snowboard resorts in Gifu are located in the northern region of the prefecture – in Gujo city, Takayama city, Hida city and Shirakawa village.

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The Mountain

1602m
700m
902m
38"
12
5000m
5
30%
40%
30%
Skiers
35%
ropeways Ropeways gondolas Gondolas quad lifts Quad lifts triple lifts Triple lifts pair lifts Pair lifts single lifts Single lifts other lifts Other
Boarders
65%
0 0 4 0 1 0 0

Meiho Snow Depth Statistics

Official snow depth numbers from the current season and previous season
December January February March
19/20
season
18/19
season
19/20
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18/19
season
19/20
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18/19
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19/20
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18/19
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1st - - 1st - 60cm 1st - 130cm 1st - 130cm
2nd - - 2nd - 70cm 2nd - 130cm 2nd - 130cm
3rd - - 3rd - 70cm 3rd - 130cm 3rd - 130cm
4th - - 4th - 70cm 4th - 130cm 4th - 130cm
5th - - 5th - 70cm 5th - 130cm 5th - 130cm
6th - - 6th - 70cm 6th - 130cm 6th - 130cm
7th - - 7th - 70cm 7th - 130cm 7th - 130cm
8th - - 8th - 70cm 8th - 130cm 8th - 130cm
9th - - 9th - 80cm 9th - 130cm 9th - 130cm
10th - 0cm 10th - 80cm 10th - 130cm 10th - 130cm
11th - 0cm 11th - 80cm 11th - 130cm 11th - 125cm
12th - 0cm 12th - 80cm 12th - 130cm 12th - 125cm
13th - 0cm 13th - 90cm 13th - 130cm 13th - 125cm
14th - 40cm 14th - 90cm 14th - 130cm 14th - 130cm
15th - 40cm 15th - 90cm 15th - 130cm 15th - 130cm
16th - 40cm 16th - 90cm 16th - 135cm 16th - 130cm
17th - 40cm 17th - 90cm 17th - 135cm 17th - 130cm
18th - 40cm 18th - 100cm 18th - 135cm 18th - 130cm
19th - 50cm 19th - 100cm 19th - 135cm 19th - 130cm
20th - 50cm 20th - 100cm 20th - 135cm 20th - 130cm
21st - 50cm 21st - 105cm 21st - 135cm 21st - 130cm
22nd - 50cm 22nd - 120cm 22nd - 135cm 22nd - 120cm
23rd - 50cm 23rd - 120cm 23rd - 135cm 23rd - 120cm
24th - 50cm 24th - 120cm 24th - 135cm 24th - 120cm
25th - 50cm 25th - 120cm 25th - 135cm 25th - 120cm
26th - 50cm 26th - 125cm 26th - 135cm 26th - 120cm
27th - 50cm 27th - 125cm 27th - 135cm 27th - 120cm
28th - 60cm 28th - 125cm 28th - 135cm 28th - 120cm
29th - 60cm 29th - 130cm 29th - - 29th - 120cm
30th - 60cm 30th - 130cm 30th 30th - 120cm
31st - 60cm 31st - 130cm 31st 31st - 120cm

Previous Statistics

Meiho Facilities

School
School
Ski School: Available Snowboard School: Available
Ski and snowboard lessons are available at Meiho. 
Rental
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 'Kids Park' is located near the car parks at base, free entry with valid lift ticket or 1,200 yen without a valid ticket. Open from 8:30am until 4:00pm.

There is a 'Kids Room' (3,000 yen for half day; 5,000 yen for full day) for children 2-6 years old and a free 'Kids Land' rest room. 
Park Information
Park information
There are a number of park areas on the slopes of Meiho. 

Meiho Season & Opening Times

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

There is no nighta at this ski hill.

Meiho Lift Ticket Charges

Adults Child
3 years to Elementary School age
Older Child
High School age
Senior
55 years & over
1 Day (weekends & holidays) 4,800 yen 2,000 yen 3,800 yen 3,800 yen
1 Day (weekdays) 4,300 yen 2,000 yen 3,300 yen 3,300 yen
Half Day (weekends & holidays) 3,800 yen 2,000 yen 3,300 yen 3,300 yen
Half Day (weekdays) 3,300 yen 2,000 yen 2,800 yen 2,800 yen
1 Lift Coupon 400 yen
10 Lift Coupons 3,800 yen
Season Ticket (all) 60,000 yen 22,000 yen 50,000 yen
Season Ticket (weekdays) 37,000 yen 32,000 yen
Lift Ticket Information Add 10,000 yen to the season ticket charges for free parking during the season.

A 500 yen returnable deposit is required for tickets.

Getting to Meiho

By public transport
Train
Train
29.8km from Gujo Hachiman Station on the Etsumi Nan line
32.5km from Hida Hagiwara Station on the Takayama Honsen Line
Transport Information
Information
Meiho is about 30km from Gujo Hachiman Station on the Etsumi Nan line.

>> More information on getting to the Gujo region by public transport
bus
Bus
No shuttle bus service information is available.

Various bus tours from Nagoya, Gifu, Kyoto and Osaka operate to Meiho.
By Car
Car
30.3km from the Gujo Hachiman IC on the Tokai Hokuriku Expressway
Nearest national route: Route 472 (2.2km away)
Direction
Direction
Meiho is located just over 2km from Route 472 to the north east of central Gujo city.

The nearest exit on the Tokai Hokuriku Expressway is the Gujo Hachiman IC (about 30 minutes).

At the Guji Hachiman IC exit, turn left onto Route 156 and after just less than 1km turn left onto Route 256. After about 2km turn left onto Route 472 then continue on this road for about 25km when there are some big blue signs for Meiho. Turn right here and follow the signs to head up to the resort.

>> More information on getting to the Gujo region by car
Parking
Parking
The parking charge is 1000 yen for cars on the car parks (up to 3500 vehicles). Open 24 hours a day.

More Information

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Address
Address
3447-1
Meihou Okuzumi
Gujo-shi
Gifu-ken
501-4304
Telephone
Telephone
0575-87-2811
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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