Kokusetsu Horotachi (Horokanai Town, Hokkaido)

Kokusetsu Horotachi
国設ほろたち
(北海道 幌加内町)
Planned season: Friday 14th December 2018 until late March 2019
Not open every day from late February - see below
Official snow depth Daily updates during snow season

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Kokusetsu Horotachi is a small ski hill located near the central area of Horokanai town in northern region of Hokkaido.

Hokkaido is the second largest island of Japan and also the largest and northernmost prefecture (though it is not usually referred to as a prefecture). It has coastlines on the Sea of Japan, the Sea of Okhotsk and also the Pacific Ocean. Sapporo is the capital city of Hokkaido and was host to the 1972 Winter Olympics. Hokkaido is home to the largest number of ski hills in Japan. While the majority of them are very small, some of the larger ski and snowboard resorts in Hokkaido - mostly found in regions to the west and east of Sapporo - are amongst the most famous in Japan.

The Mountain

367m
150m
217m
38"
4
1100m
1
40%
40%
20%
Skiers
75%
ropeways Ropeways gondolas Gondolas quad lifts Quad lifts triple lifts Triple lifts pair lifts Pair lifts single lifts Single lifts other lifts Other
Boarders
25%
0 0 0 0 1 0 0

Kokusetsu Horotachi Snow Depth Statistics

Official snow depth numbers from the current season and previous season
December January February March
19/20
season
18/19
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19/20
season
18/19
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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 - 110cm 1st - 180cm 1st - 150cm
2nd - - 2nd - 120cm 2nd - 190cm 2nd - 145cm
3rd - - 3rd - 125cm 3rd - 185cm 3rd - 145cm
4th - - 4th - 120cm 4th - 180cm 4th - 145cm
5th - - 5th - 125cm 5th - 190cm 5th - 145cm
6th - - 6th - 125cm 6th - 200cm 6th - 145cm
7th - - 7th - 120cm 7th - 195cm 7th - 145cm
8th - - 8th - 120cm 8th - 200cm 8th - 125cm
9th - - 9th - 140cm 9th - 195cm 9th - 125cm
10th - - 10th - 135cm 10th - 190cm 10th - 120cm
11th - - 11th - 135cm 11th - 190cm 11th - 120cm
12th - - 12th - 130cm 12th - 185cm 12th - 120cm
13th - - 13th - 130cm 13th - 190cm 13th - 120cm
14th - - 14th - 130cm 14th - 185cm 14th - 120cm
15th - 70cm 15th - 130cm 15th - 185cm 15th - 90cm
16th - 60cm 16th - 135cm 16th - 180cm 16th - 85cm
17th - 50cm 17th - 150cm 17th - 175cm 17th - 80cm
18th - 50cm 18th - 170cm 18th - 180cm 18th - 80cm
19th - 65cm 19th - 180cm 19th - 175cm 19th - 80cm
20th - 65cm 20th - 175cm 20th - 170cm 20th - 80cm
21st - 65cm 21st - 185cm 21st - 165cm 21st - 40cm
22nd - 70cm 22nd - 195cm 22nd - 160cm 22nd - 50cm
23rd - 60cm 23rd - 190cm 23rd - 155cm 23rd - 45cm
24th - 65cm 24th - 190cm 24th - 150cm 24th - 40cm
25th - 70cm 25th - 185cm 25th - 150cm 25th - -
26th - 70cm 26th - 180cm 26th - 150cm 26th - -
27th - 85cm 27th - 175cm 27th - 150cm 27th - -
28th - 100cm 28th - 170cm 28th - 150cm 28th - -
29th - 110cm 29th - 165cm 29th - - 29th - -
30th - 115cm 30th - 160cm 30th 30th - -
31st - 110cm 31st - 170cm 31st 31st - -

Kokusetsu Horotachi Facilities

School
School
Ski School: Not available Snowboard School: Not available
There is no ski or snowboard school at Kokusetsu Horotachi. 
Rental
Equipment Rental
Ski Rental: Not available Snowboard Rental: Not available
There is no ski and snowboard equipment available. 
Children Facilities
Children's facilities
There are no special facilities for children. 
Park Information
Park information
There are no special snow park facilities. 

Kokusetsu Horotachi 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 9:00am until 4:00pm
Weekdays Normally open from 9:00am until 4:00pm
Nighta
'Nighta' (night skiing)
Weekends and holidays No
Weekdays No
Opening information
Opening information
Kokusetsu Horotachi is open from 9:00am until 4:00pm.

There is no nighta at this ski hill.

Usually it is not open on every day later in the season - usually closed in the last week of February and on Mondays to Thursdays in March.

Kokusetsu Horotachi Lift Ticket Charges

Adults Child
Elementary School age
Older Child
Junior High School age
Senior
1 Day 2,200 yen 1,600 yen 2,200 yen
4 Hours 1,400 yen 1,000 yen 1,400 yen
Morning (9am-1pm) 1,100 yen 800 yen 1,100 yen
1 Lift Coupon 200 yen 150 yen 200 yen
11 Lift Coupons 2,000 yen 1,500 yen 2,000 yen
Season Ticket 21,000 yen 10,000 yen 15,000 yen
Lift Ticket Information The 4 Hour ticket is valid for four hours from the time of purchase.

Getting to Kokusetsu Horotachi

By public transport
Train
Train
30.3km from Wassamu Station on the Soya Honsen line
46.5km from Asahikawa Station on the Hakodate Honsen Line
Transport Information
Information
The nearest train station is Wassamu Station on the Soya Honsen line.

Asahikawa Station and the Hakodate Honsen line is about 46km to the south.

>> More information on the Hakodate Honsen train line
bus
Bus
No shuttle bus service is available.
By Car
Car
32.8km from the Wassamu IC on the Hokkaido Expressway
41.5km from the Asahikawa Takasu IC on the Hokkaido Expressway
Nearest national route: Route 275 (1.7km away)
Nearest prefecture road: Prefecture Road 126
Direction
Direction
The ski hill is located close by the side of Prefecture Road 126 and less than 2km from Route 275, to the west of Horokanai town centre.

>> More information on Hokkaido Expressway
Parking
Parking
Limited parking is available at the base of Kokusetsu Horotachi.

More Information

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Address
Address
Osarunai
Horokanai-cho
Uryu-gun
Hokkaido
074-0415
Telephone
Telephone
0165-35-3410
2019-2020 UPDATES
MID-OCTOBER 2019:

We are in the process of carefully checking and updating information for the upcoming 19-20 winter season. It is a manual process that will take us through the end of November.

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