Shokawa Kogen (Takayama City, Gifu)

Shokawa Kogen
荘川高原 (岐阜県 高山市)
Planned season: Late December 2018 until early March 2019
Official snow depth Daily updates during snow season

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Shokawa Kogen is located in Takayama in Gifu Prefecture, just to the north of the popular ski resorts in Gujo city.

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.

Regional information Learn more about the Gifu region

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
18/19
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17/18
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18/19
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17/18
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18/19
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17/18
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18/19
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17/18
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1st - - 1st 10cm 80cm 1st 90cm 130cm 1st - 170cm
2nd - - 2nd 20cm 80cm 2nd 90cm 130cm 2nd - 170cm
3rd - - 3rd 20cm 100cm 3rd 90cm 130cm 3rd - 170cm
4th - - 4th 20cm 100cm 4th 70cm 130cm 4th - 140cm
5th - - 5th 20cm 100cm 5th 60cm 130cm 5th - 120cm
6th - - 6th 20cm 100cm 6th 60cm 130cm 6th - 120cm
7th - - 7th 20cm 100cm 7th 60cm 130cm 7th - 120cm
8th - - 8th 20cm 100cm 8th 60cm 130cm 8th - 120cm
9th - - 9th 30cm 100cm 9th 60cm 130cm 9th - 100cm
10th - - 10th 30cm 110cm 10th 60cm 130cm 10th - 100cm
11th - - 11th 30cm 110cm 11th 60cm 130cm 11th - 100cm
12th - - 12th 30cm 110cm 12th 60cm 140cm 12th - 100cm
13th - - 13th 20cm 110cm 13th 60cm 160cm 13th - 100cm
14th - - 14th 20cm 110cm 14th 60cm 160cm 14th - 80cm
15th - - 15th 20cm 110cm 15th 60cm 160cm 15th - 80cm
16th - - 16th 20cm 110cm 16th 60cm 160cm 16th - 80cm
17th - 45cm 17th 20cm 110cm 17th 60cm 160cm 17th - 80cm
18th - 45cm 18th 30cm 110cm 18th 60cm 170cm 18th - 80cm
19th - 45cm 19th 30cm 110cm 19th 50cm 170cm 19th - -
20th - 45cm 20th 30cm 110cm 20th 50cm 170cm 20th - -
21st - 45cm 21st 40cm 110cm 21st 50cm 170cm 21st - -
22nd - 45cm 22nd 60cm 110cm 22nd 40cm 170cm 22nd - -
23rd - 50cm 23rd 60cm 110cm 23rd 40cm 170cm 23rd - -
24th - 50cm 24th 60cm 110cm 24th 40cm 170cm 24th - -
25th - 50cm 25th 60cm 130cm 25th 30cm 170cm 25th - -
26th - 50cm 26th 60cm 130cm 26th 30cm 170cm 26th - -
27th - 60cm 27th 60cm 130cm 27th 20cm 170cm 27th - -
28th 10cm 80cm 28th 60cm 130cm 28th 20cm 170cm 28th - -
29th 15cm 80cm 29th 90cm 130cm 29th - - 29th - -
30th 15cm 80cm 30th 90cm 130cm 30th 30th - -
31st 10cm 80cm 31st 90cm 130cm 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 sledging area in the base area. 
Park Information
Park information
There are no special snow park facilities. 

Shokawa Kogen Season & Opening Times

Typical season is from Late December until Early March
October November December January February March April May June July
                                                           
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
Shokawa Kogen is open from 8:30am until 4:30pm.

There is no nighta at this ski hill.

Shokawa Kogen Lift Ticket Charges

Adults Child
Junior High School age & 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 250 yen
8 lift coupons 2,300 yen
Lift Ticket Information The half day ticket is valid for afternoons on weekends and holiday.

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
Iwaze 620
Shokawa-cho
Takayama-shi
Gifu-ken
501-5423
Telephone
Telephone
05769-2-2222
2019-2020 SEASON INFO
The ski resort information currently shown on SnowJapan is from the 2018-2019 season. Over the summer and autumn months we will be checking and then updating information. Everything will be updated online in time for the 2019-2020 winter season. Please note that planned ski resort opening dates are often very similar every year, so the dates from the 2018-2019 season can be taken as a good idea of what to expect next season.
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