Shokawa Kogen (Takayama City, Gifu)

Shokawa Kogen
荘川高原
(岐阜県 高山市)
Planned season: Saturday 19th December 2020 until mid March 2021
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Shokawa Kogen is located in Takayama in Gifu Prefecture, just to the north of the larger and popular ski resorts in Gujo city. There is a golf course in the same location outside of the winter season, known as Shokawa Kogen Country Club. The base area has a cross country ski course.

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

1100m
200m
900m
32"
5
1000m
2
15%
60%
25%
Skiers
55%
ropeways Ropeways gondolas Gondolas quad lifts Quad lifts triple lifts Triple lifts pair lifts Pair lifts single lifts Single lifts other lifts Other
Boarders
45%
0 0 0 0 2 0 0

Shokawa Kogen Snow Depth Statistics

Official snow depth numbers from the current season and previous season
December January February March
20/21
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19/20
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20/21
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19/20
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20/21
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19/20
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20/21
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19/20
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1st - - 1st 70cm 0cm 1st 100cm - 1st 70cm -
2nd - - 2nd 70cm 0cm 2nd 100cm - 2nd 60cm -
3rd - - 3rd 70cm 0cm 3rd 100cm - 3rd 60cm -
4th - - 4th 70cm 0cm 4th 100cm 0cm 4th 60cm -
5th - - 5th 70cm 10cm 5th 100cm 5cm 5th 60cm -
6th - - 6th 70cm 5cm 6th 100cm 5cm 6th 60cm -
7th - - 7th 70cm 0cm 7th 100cm 5cm 7th 60cm -
8th - - 8th 100cm 0cm 8th 80cm 5cm 8th 60cm -
9th - - 9th 150cm 0cm 9th 80cm 5cm 9th 60cm -
10th - - 10th 170cm - 10th 80cm 5cm 10th 50cm -
11th - - 11th 170cm - 11th 80cm 15cm 11th 40cm -
12th - - 12th 170cm - 12th 80cm 15cm 12th - -
13th - - 13th 170cm - 13th 80cm 5cm 13th - -
14th - - 14th 170cm - 14th 80cm 3cm 14th - -
15th - - 15th 170cm - 15th 70cm - 15th - -
16th - - 16th 170cm - 16th 70cm - 16th - -
17th - - 17th 170cm - 17th 90cm - 17th - -
18th - - 18th 170cm - 18th 100cm 10cm 18th - -
19th - - 19th 170cm - 19th 100cm - 19th - -
20th - - 20th 170cm - 20th 100cm 5cm 20th - -
21st - - 21st 170cm 5cm 21st 100cm 5cm 21st - -
22nd - - 22nd 170cm 5cm 22nd 100cm 5cm 22nd - -
23rd 50cm - 23rd 140cm 0cm 23rd 90cm 5cm 23rd - -
24th 40cm 0cm 24th 110cm 0cm 24th 90cm 5cm 24th - -
25th 40cm 0cm 25th 110cm - 25th 70cm - 25th - -
26th 40cm 0cm 26th 90cm - 26th 70cm - 26th - -
27th - - 27th 90cm - 27th 70cm - 27th - -
28th 40cm 0cm 28th 90cm - 28th 70cm - 28th - -
29th 40cm - 29th 90cm - 29th - - 29th - -
30th 40cm - 30th 100cm - 30th 30th - -
31st 50cm 0cm 31st 100cm - 31st 31st - -

Shokawa Kogen Facilities

School
School
Ski School: Available Snowboard School: Available
Ski and snowboard lessons are available at Shokawa Kogen. 
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
There is a kids and sledding area in the base area. 
Park Information
Park information
No specific snow park.

There is a cross country course in the base area. 

Shokawa Kogen Season & Opening Times

Typical season is from Mid December until Mid 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
Shokawa Kogen is normally open from 8:30am until 4:00pm.

There is no night skiing at this area.

On 31st December it closes at 3:00pm and on 1st January it opens from 9:00am, perhaps allowing all involved to get working on and then and sort of recover from a bit of a hangover. ;)

Shokawa Kogen Lift Ticket Charges

Adults Child
Under 6 years old
Older Child
Junior High School & under
Senior
50 years & over
1 Day (weekends & holidays) 3,700 yen 1,700 yen 2,200 yen
Half Day (afternoon) 2,700 yen
Season Ticket 19,000 yen 16,000 yen 19,000 yen
1 Day (weekdays) 2,700 yen 1,700 yen 2,200 yen
1 lift coupon 300 yen
8 lift coupons 2,300 yen
Season Ticket 19,000 yen 16,000 yen 19,000 yen
Lift Ticket Information 2020-2021 Season lift tickets

The half day ticket is available only on afternoons on weekends and holidays.

Getting to Shokawa Kogen

By public transport
Train
Train
24.6km from Hokuno Station on the Etsumi Nan line
30.6km from Mino Shirotori Station on the Etsumi Nan line
Transport Information
Information
The nearest train station is Hokunou Station, about 24km away.

>> More information on the Etsumi Nansen train line
bus
Bus
No shuttle bus service is available.
By Car
Car
6km from the Shokawa IC on the Tokai Hokuriku Expressway
15.4km from the Hirugano Kogen SA Smart IC on the Tokai Hokuriku Expressway
21.5km from the Takasu IC on the Tokai Hokuriku Expressway
Nearest national route: Route 156 (1.6km away)
Direction
Direction
Shokawa Kogen is 6km from the Shokawa IC exit on the Tokai Hokuriku Expressway.

From the IC exit turn left onto Route 156. After just less than 4.5km turn right to head up the base of the ski hill.

>> More information on Tokai Hokuriku Expressway
Parking
Parking
Limited parking is available near the base area.

More Information

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Address
Address
Shokawa-cho 620-2
Takayama-shi
Gifu-ken
501-5423
Telephone
Telephone
05769-2-2222
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