Asarigawa Onsen (Otaru City, Hokkaido)

Asarigawa Onsen
朝里川温泉 (北海道 小樽市)
Planned season: Saturday 9th December 2017 until late March 2018
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Asarigawa Onsen is located in the Asarigawa Onsen area of Otaru city, less than 5km from the coastline of Ishikari Bay in the western 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

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Asarigawa Onsen Snow Depth Statistics

Official snow depth numbers from the current season and previous season
December January February March
1st - - 1st 130cm 155cm 1st 230cm 215cm 1st 300cm 230cm
2nd - - 2nd 120cm 150cm 2nd 230cm 225cm 2nd 295cm 220cm
3rd - - 3rd 120cm 145cm 3rd 230cm 225cm 3rd 300cm 210cm
4th - - 4th 130cm 145cm 4th 230cm 225cm 4th 300cm 210cm
5th - - 5th 135cm 155cm 5th 230cm 220cm 5th 290cm 210cm
6th - - 6th 140cm 175cm 6th 230cm 215cm 6th 290cm 210cm
7th - - 7th 145cm 170cm 7th 230cm 215cm 7th 290cm 210cm
8th - - 8th 145cm 170cm 8th 230cm 220cm 8th 280cm 210cm
9th 45cm - 9th 140cm 170cm 9th 230cm 220cm 9th 280cm 210cm
10th 50cm - 10th 150cm 170cm 10th 230cm 220cm 10th 270cm 210cm
11th 50cm - 11th 150cm 170cm 11th 245cm 215cm 11th 270cm 210cm
12th 50cm - 12th 150cm 180cm 12th 255cm 220cm 12th 260cm 205cm
13th 60cm - 13th 180cm 180cm 13th 260cm 210cm 13th 260cm 200cm
14th 60cm - 14th 190cm 180cm 14th 260cm 210cm 14th 260cm 200cm
15th 65cm 80cm 15th 190cm 180cm 15th 280cm 215cm 15th 260cm 200cm
16th 70cm 100cm 16th 190cm 180cm 16th 290cm 210cm 16th 245cm 195cm
17th 70cm 100cm 17th 190cm 180cm 17th 280cm 210cm 17th 245cm 190cm
18th 70cm 100cm 18th 185cm 185cm 18th 285cm 230cm 18th 240cm 190cm
19th 65cm 90cm 19th 190cm 190cm 19th 290cm 230cm 19th 235cm 190cm
20th 70cm 85cm 20th 190cm 190cm 20th 290cm 230cm 20th 230cm 185cm
21st 55cm 85cm 21st 190cm 190cm 21st 295cm 235cm 21st 230cm 180cm
22nd 65cm 85cm 22nd 195cm 190cm 22nd 295cm 230cm 22nd 230cm 180cm
23rd 60cm 100cm 23rd 195cm 195cm 23rd 300cm 225cm 23rd 225cm 185cm
24th 55cm 130cm 24th 205cm 195cm 24th 300cm 240cm 24th 225cm 195cm
25th 45cm 135cm 25th 195cm 195cm 25th 300cm 240cm 25th 225cm 195cm
26th 60cm 130cm 26th 205cm 195cm 26th 300cm 245cm 26th 205cm 190cm
27th 120cm 140cm 27th 210cm 190cm 27th 300cm 245cm 27th 195cm 185cm
28th 130cm 140cm 28th 215cm 200cm 28th 300cm 240cm 28th 185cm 180cm
29th 130cm 150cm 29th 220cm 210cm 29th - - 29th 180cm 175cm
30th 130cm 150cm 30th 225cm 210cm 30th 30th 180cm 170cm
31st 130cm 155cm 31st 230cm 215cm 31st 31st 170cm 170cm

Previous Statistics

Asarigawa Onsen Facilities

Ski School: Available Snowboard School: Available
Ski lessons are available at Asarigawa Onsen. 
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 are no special facilities for children. 
Park Information
Park information
There are no special snow park facilities. 

Asarigawa Onsen Season & Opening Times

Typical season is from Early December until Late March
October November December January February March April May June July
Weekends and holidays Normally open from 9:00pm until 5:00pm
Weekdays Normally open from 9:00pm until 5:00pm
'Nighta' (night skiing)
Weekends and holidays Sometimes
Weekdays No
Opening information
Opening information
Nighta operations are on 23rd-25th December, 1st-3rd January, and weekends and holidays from 7th January until 19th February 2017. On those days, Asarigawa Onsen is open until 8pm.

Asarigawa Onsen Lift Ticket Charges

Adults Child
Elementary School age
Older Child
High School age
60 years & over
1 Day 3,000 yen 2,000 yen 2,500 yen 2,500 yen
3 Hour Ticket 2,400 yen 1,600 yen 2,000 yen 2,400 yen
5 Hour Ticket 2,700 yen 1,800 yen 2,200 yen 2,700 yen
11 Lift Coupons 3,000 yen 2,000 yen 3,000 yen 3,000 yen
1 Lift Coupon 300 yen 250 yen 300 yen 300 yen
Nighta 1,800 yen yen 1,800 yen 1,800 yen
Lift Ticket Information A number of special 'ski packs' are available:

1 day ticket and lunch - 3,700 yen (adults) and 2,600 yen (children)
1 day ticket and onsen hot springs - 3,500 yen (adults)
1 day ticket and lunch and onsen hot springs - 4,200 yen (adults)

Getting to Asarigawa Onsen

By public transport
5.2km from Asari Station on the Hakodate Honsen Line
6km from Otaru Chikko Station on the Hakodate Honsen Line
Transport Information
This resort just over 5km from Asari Station on the Hakodate Honsen line.

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A bus service from Sapporo Station is available.
By Car
3.7km from the Asari IC on the Sasson Expressway
Nearest national route: Route 5 (4.5km away)
Nearest prefecture road: Prefecture Road 1
Asarigawa Onsen is located a short distance from Prefecture Road 1 (Asahi Onsen Dori) to the south of the main city centre of Otari.

The Asari IC exit on the Sasson Expressway is less than 4km away.

From the IC exit turn right onto Road 1 and follow the road to the turn off for the ski hill.

>> More information on Hokkaido Expressway
Parking is available at the base of Asarigawa Onsen.

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Resorts usually open and close around the same time each season - if the 2017-2018 planned season dates are still displayed on this page, they can be used as a good indication of the season length.

(Late May 2018)
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General 77
Snow conditions 75
Courses & terrain 55
Lift system 52
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