Chikusa Kogen (Shiso City, Hyogo)

Chikusa Kogen
(兵庫県 宍粟市)
Planned season: Thursday 12th December 2019 until Tuesday 31st March 2020
Official snow depth Daily updates during snow season

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Chikusa Kogen is located in Shiso city in the western region of Hyogo Prefecture between Mt Okinoyama and Mt Nabegatani.

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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Chikusa Kogen Snow Depth Statistics

Official snow depth numbers from the current season and previous season
December January February March
1st - - 1st 3cm 80cm 1st 40cm 130cm 1st 30cm 35cm
2nd - - 2nd 3cm 80cm 2nd 40cm 130cm 2nd - 35cm
3rd - - 3rd 3cm 80cm 3rd 40cm 130cm 3rd - 35cm
4th - - 4th 20cm 80cm 4th 30cm 90cm 4th - 30cm
5th - - 5th 25cm 70cm 5th 35cm 70cm 5th - 30cm
6th - - 6th 25cm 70cm 6th 40cm 70cm 6th - 30cm
7th - - 7th 20cm 70cm 7th 40cm 70cm 7th - 30cm
8th - - 8th 20cm 60cm 8th 45cm 70cm 8th - 30cm
9th - 3cm 9th 15cm 70cm 9th 55cm 70cm 9th - 30cm
10th - 3cm 10th 15cm 70cm 10th 60cm 70cm 10th - 30cm
11th - 3cm 11th 15cm 70cm 11th 65cm 80cm 11th - 0cm
12th - - 12th 15cm 60cm 12th 65cm 80cm 12th - -
13th - - 13th 15cm 60cm 13th 55cm 80cm 13th - -
14th - 10cm 14th 20cm 60cm 14th 50cm 80cm 14th - -
15th 0cm 10cm 15th 25cm 50cm 15th 50cm 80cm 15th - -
16th 0cm 7cm 16th 30cm 50cm 16th 40cm 80cm 16th - -
17th 0cm 5cm 17th 25cm 50cm 17th 35cm 80cm 17th - -
18th 0cm 3cm 18th 25cm 60cm 18th 45cm 80cm 18th - -
19th 0cm 0cm 19th 25cm 60cm 19th 45cm 60cm 19th - -
20th 0cm 0cm 20th 25cm 50cm 20th 40cm 40cm 20th - -
21st 0cm 0cm 21st 25cm 55cm 21st 40cm 40cm 21st - -
22nd 0cm 0cm 22nd 30cm 55cm 22nd 40cm 40cm 22nd - -
23rd 0cm 0cm 23rd 25cm 55cm 23rd 35cm 40cm 23rd - -
24th 0cm 0cm 24th 20cm 60cm 24th 35cm 40cm 24th - -
25th 0cm 0cm 25th 20cm 60cm 25th 35cm 40cm 25th - -
26th 0cm 0cm 26th 20cm 80cm 26th 35cm 40cm 26th - -
27th 0cm 0cm 27th 20cm 110cm 27th 38cm 40cm 27th - -
28th 10cm 20cm 28th 20cm 110cm 28th 40cm 40cm 28th - -
29th 7cm 50cm 29th 20cm 120cm 29th 40cm - 29th - -
30th 0cm 80cm 30th 20cm 120cm 30th 30th - -
31st 0cm 80cm 31st 30cm 110cm 31st 31st - -

Previous Statistics

Chikusa Kogen Facilities

Ski School: Available Snowboard School: Available
Ski and snowboard lessons are available at Chikusa Kogen. 
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
The 'Chikumin Park' Kids Park is near the base of the resort. Entry is 700 yen for children and 500 yen for adults. Normally open from 9:00am until 3:00pm. 
Park Information
Park information
The 'Snow Park' is in the central area of Chikusa Kogen. 

Chikusa Kogen Season & Opening Times

Typical season is from Mid December until Late March
October November December January February March April May June July
Weekends and holidays Normally open from 8:00am until 5:00pm
Weekdays Normally open from 8:30am until 5:00pm
'Nighta' (night skiing)
Weekends and holidays Sometimes
Weekdays No
Opening information
Opening information
Chikusa Kogen is normally open from 8:00am until 5:00pm in the daytime on weekends and holidays; from 8:30am on weekdays.

Nighta is on Fridays, Saturdays, Sundays and nights before national holidays, from 5:30pm until 11:00pm.

Chikusa Kogen Lift Ticket Charges

Adults Child
4 years to Junior High School age
55 years & over
1 Day (8am-5pm) 4,000 yen 3,000 yen 3,500 yen
Morning (8am-1pm) 3,000 yen 2,500 yen
Afternoon (12pm-5pm) 3,000 yen 2,500 yen
Nighta (5:30pm-11pm) 3,000 yen 2,500 yen
PM & Nighta (12pm-11pm) 5,000 yen 4,000 yen
1 Day & Nighta (8am-11pm) 6,000 yen 5,000 yen
1 Lift Coupon 500 yen
Lift Ticket Information 2019-2020 Season Lift Tickets

The morning ticket is valid until 1:00pm.
The afternoon ticket is valid from 12:00pm.

A number of special family tickets are available:

2 adult one day tickets plus one child 'Chigumin Park' entry = 8,000 yen
2 adult and 1 child one day lift ticket = 9,500 yen
2 adults and 2 children one day lift ticket = 12,000 yen

Men's Day is every Monday and Wednesday. On those days a 1 day ticket for skiers is 2,500 yen.

Skiers Day is every Thursday. On those days a 1 day ticket for skiers is 2,500 yen.

Snowboarders Day is every Friday. On those days a 1 day ticket for snowboarders is 2,500 yen.

Ladies Day and Junior Day is every weekday. On those days a 1 day ticket for ladies and juniors is 2,500 yen.

Senior Day is every Tuesday. On those days a 1 day ticket for seniors is 2,500 yen.

Getting to Chikusa Kogen

By public transport
32.1km from Ohara Station on the Chizu line
Transport Information
Chikusa Kogen is 32km from Ohara Station on the Chizu line.
No shuttle bus service from local stations is available.

Private bus tours are available to the resort.
By Car
32.8km from the Ohara IC on the Tottori Expressway
38.7km from the Sayo IC on the Chugoku Expressway
41.9km from the Yamasaki IC on the Chugoku Expressway
Nearest national route: Route 429 (13.6km away)
Nearest prefecture road: Prefecture Road 72
Chikusa Kogen is about 33km from the Ohara IC exit on the Tottori Expressway to the north and about 39km from the Sayo IC on the Chugoku Expressway to the south.

From the Sayo IC exit turn right onto Route 373 and after 2km turn left onto Route 179, then Prefecture Road 53 (a further 4km) and then Prefecture Road 72 (a further 9km). Continue on Road 72 - the ski hill is located by the side of road on the left hand side, with the main parking on the right hand side.

About 1 hour from Yamasaki IC.
About 1 hour from Sayo IC.
About 150 minutes from the Osaka region.
About 120 minutes from the Okayama region.
Parking is free on weekdays and 500 yen on Saturdays, Sundays, national holidays and over the New Year.

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