Bansyu Tokura Snow Park (Shiso City, Hyogo)

Bansyu Tokura Snow Park
ばんしゅう戸倉スノーパーク (兵庫県 宍粟市)
Planned season: Saturday 22nd December 2018 until Sunday 10th March 2019
Official snow depth Daily updates during snow season

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Bansyu Tokura Snow Park is located to the south of Mt Hyono in Shiso City in the central northern region of Hyogo Prefecture. It has been operating since 1955.

Hyogo Prefecture is located in the Kansai region of western Japan. It stretches the width of the country and has a coastline both on the Sea of Japan to the north and on the Seto Inland Sea to the south. Most of the ski and snowboard resorts in Hyogo Prefecture are located in the northern region of the Prefecture.

The Mountain

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Bansyu Tokura Snow Park Snow Depth Statistics

Official snow depth numbers from the current season and previous season
December January February March
1st - - 1st 80cm 60cm 1st 110cm 110cm 1st - 60cm
2nd - - 2nd 70cm 60cm 2nd 110cm 100cm 2nd - 50cm
3rd - - 3rd 70cm 65cm 3rd 98cm 100cm 3rd - 50cm
4th - - 4th 70cm 90cm 4th 68cm 100cm 4th - 45cm
5th - - 5th 60cm 90cm 5th 55cm 95cm 5th - 45cm
6th - - 6th 60cm 80cm 6th 55cm 95cm 6th - 30cm
7th - - 7th 45cm 80cm 7th 52cm 100cm 7th - -
8th - - 8th 45cm 75cm 8th 50cm 95cm 8th - -
9th - - 9th 45cm 60cm 9th 50cm 95cm 9th - -
10th - - 10th 60cm 60cm 10th 60cm 85cm 10th - -
11th - - 11th 55cm 60cm 11th 65cm 85cm 11th - -
12th - - 12th 55cm 55cm 12th 65cm 75cm 12th - -
13th - - 13th 55cm 60cm 13th 60cm 85cm 13th - -
14th - - 14th 46cm 70cm 14th 55cm 85cm 14th - -
15th - - 15th 42cm 70cm 15th 55cm 80cm 15th - -
16th - - 16th 40cm 65cm 16th 50cm 75cm 16th - -
17th - - 17th 40cm 60cm 17th 50cm 75cm 17th - -
18th - 20cm 18th 40cm 50cm 18th 45cm 75cm 18th - -
19th - 15cm 19th 40cm 50cm 19th 45cm 85cm 19th - -
20th - 15cm 20th 39cm 45cm 20th 40cm 85cm 20th - -
21st 0cm - 21st 42cm 45cm 21st 38cm 80cm 21st - -
22nd - 20cm 22nd 39cm 40cm 22nd 38cm 80cm 22nd - -
23rd - 20cm 23rd 40cm 55cm 23rd 38cm 80cm 23rd - -
24th - 20cm 24th 40cm 55cm 24th 30cm 80cm 24th - -
25th - 15cm 25th 40cm 70cm 25th 15cm 70cm 25th - -
26th - 15cm 26th 60cm 95cm 26th 15cm 70cm 26th - -
27th 0cm 35cm 27th 100cm 130cm 27th 10cm 67cm 27th - -
28th 15cm 64cm 28th 100cm 130cm 28th - 60cm 28th - -
29th 30cm 60cm 29th 105cm 130cm 29th - - 29th - -
30th 70cm 60cm 30th 105cm 110cm 30th 30th - -
31st 80cm 60cm 31st 100cm 110cm 31st 31st - -

Previous Statistics

Bansyu Tokura Snow Park Facilities

Ski School: Available Snowboard School: Available
Ski and snowboard lessons are available - on weekends and national holidays only.
Equipment Rental
Ski Rental: Available Snowboard Rental: Available
Ski and snowboard equipment rental is available.
Wear and sledges are also available to rent. 
Children Facilities
Children's facilities
The 'Kids Paradise' area is located near the base of Bansyu Tokura Snow Park. A 'moving belt' operates in that area. Open on weekends and holidays. 
Park Information
Park information
The 'Slope Paradise' Board Park is located near the top of the resort next to the Miharashi lift. 

Bansyu Tokura Snow Park Season & Opening Times

Typical season is from Late December until Mid March
October November December January February March April May June July
Weekends and holidays Normally open from 8:30am until 4:45pm
Weekdays Normally open from 8:30am until 4:45pm
'Nighta' (night skiing)
Weekends and holidays No
Weekdays No
Opening information
Opening information
Bansyu Tokura Snow Park is open from 8:30am until 4:45pm every day (change for 2018-2019 season).

There is no nighta at this resort.

Bansyu Tokura Snow Park Lift Ticket Charges

Adults Child
Elementary School age & under
55 years & over
1 Day (weekend & holidays) 3,500 yen 1,000 yen 2,500 yen
1 Day (weekdays) 3,500 yen 2,500 yen
AM / PM (weekends & holidays) 2,000 yen 1,000 yen
AM / PM (weekdays) 2,000 yen
3 Hours (weekends & holidays) 1,500 yen 1,000 yen
3 Hours (weekdays) 1,500 yen
Lift Ticket Information Young children can ride the lifts for free on weekdays, and women can buy a weekday lift ticket for 1,000 yen.

Getting to Bansyu Tokura Snow Park

By public transport
20.2km from Wakasa Station on the Wakasa line
48.4km from Tottori Station on the Sanin Honsen line
Transport Information
Bansyu Tokura Snow Park is about 20km from Wakasa Station on the Wakasa line and just over 48km from Tottori Station on the Sanin Honsen line.
No shuttle bus service from a local station is available but there are some private company bus services available from Osaka.
By Car
41.4km from the Yamasaki IC on the Chugoku Expressway
41.5km from the Kawahara IC on the Tottori Expressway
48.4km from the Ohara IC on the Tottori Expressway
Nearest national route: Route 29 (0.3km away)
Bansyu Tokura Snow Park is just over 41km from the Yamasaki IC on the Chugoku Expressway.

From the IC exit head north on Route 29 for about 41km. The road entrance to Bansyu Tokura Snow Park is on the left hand side of Route 29.

About 133km from Osaka
About 80km from Himeji
About 177km from Okayama
There is parking for 550 vehicles at the base of the ski hill.

Parking is free on weekdays and 500 yen on Saturdays, Sundays, holidays and over the New Year period.

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