Hachi Kogen (Yabu City, Hyogo)

Hachi Kogen
ハチ高原
(兵庫県 養父市)
Planned season: Mid December 2021 until late March 2022
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Hachi Kogen is located in the north-western region of Hyogo Prefecture, on the south-western slopes of Mt Hachibuse. It is connected with Hachi Kita Kogen at the top of the mountain and they share a common lift ticket. Hachi Kogen has been operating since 1964.

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

1221m
491m
730m
35"
9
3000m
12
10%
50%
40%
Skiers
40%
ropeways Ropeways gondolas Gondolas quad lifts Quad lifts triple lifts Triple lifts pair lifts Pair lifts single lifts Single lifts other lifts Other
Boarders
60%
0 0 1 4 4 3 0
Hachi Kogen is lift-connected with:
Hachi Kita Kogen

Hachi Kogen Snow Depth Statistics

Official snow depth numbers from the current season and previous season
December January February March
21/22
season
20/21
season
21/22
season
20/21
season
21/22
season
20/21
season
21/22
season
20/21
season
1st - - 1st - 150cm 1st - 125cm 1st - 90cm
2nd - - 2nd - 150cm 2nd - 115cm 2nd - 75cm
3rd - - 3rd - 150cm 3rd - 120cm 3rd - 85cm
4th - - 4th - 150cm 4th - 120cm 4th - 85cm
5th - - 5th - 150cm 5th - 120cm 5th - 70cm
6th - - 6th - 140cm 6th - 120cm 6th - 65cm
7th - - 7th - 140cm 7th - 110cm 7th - 65cm
8th - - 8th - 150cm 8th - 110cm 8th - 65cm
9th - - 9th - 150cm 9th - 135cm 9th - 65cm
10th - - 10th - 160cm 10th - 135cm 10th - 65cm
11th - - 11th - 160cm 11th - 130cm 11th - 60cm
12th - - 12th - 155cm 12th - 125cm 12th - 60cm
13th - - 13th - 155cm 13th - 120cm 13th - 55cm
14th - - 14th - 150cm 14th - 115cm 14th - 50cm
15th - - 15th - 140cm 15th - 110cm 15th - 50cm
16th - - 16th - 115cm 16th - 100cm 16th - 50cm
17th - - 17th - 110cm 17th - 100cm 17th - 50cm
18th - - 18th - 120cm 18th - 130cm 18th - 45cm
19th - 115cm 19th - 140cm 19th - 150cm 19th - 45cm
20th - 130cm 20th - 145cm 20th - 145cm 20th - 40cm
21st - 140cm 21st - 140cm 21st - 135cm 21st - -
22nd - 130cm 22nd - 130cm 22nd - 120cm 22nd - -
23rd - 130cm 23rd - 120cm 23rd - 100cm 23rd - -
24th - 120cm 24th - 110cm 24th - 100cm 24th - -
25th - 110cm 25th - 110cm 25th - 95cm 25th - -
26th - 120cm 26th - 110cm 26th - 95cm 26th - -
27th - 110cm 27th - 105cm 27th - 95cm 27th - -
28th - 100cm 28th - 100cm 28th - 95cm 28th - -
29th - 90cm 29th - 105cm 29th - - 29th - -
30th - 80cm 30th - 125cm 30th 30th - -
31st - 140cm 31st - 125cm 31st 31st - -

Previous Statistics

Hachi Kogen Facilities

School
School
Ski School: Available Snowboard School: Available
Ski and snowboard lessons are available at Hachi 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 Park' for young children. Entry costs 1,000 yen. 
Park Information
Park information
There are a number of snow park areas at Hachi Kogen ('THE PARKS') and Hachi Kita Kogen. 

Hachi Kogen Season & Opening Times

Typical season is from Early December until Late March
October November December January February March April May June July
                                                           
Daytime
Daytime
Weekends and holidays Normally open from 8:00am until 4:40pm
Weekdays Normally open from 8:30am until 4:40pm
Nighta
'Nighta' (night skiing)
Weekends and holidays No
Weekdays No
Opening information
Opening information
The lifts at Hachi Kogen are normally open from 8:00am until 4:40pm on weekends and holidays, from 8:30am on weekdays.

There is no night skiing at this area.

Hachi Kogen Lift Ticket Charges

Adults Child
4 years to Elementary School age
Senior
60 years & over
1 Day 4,500 yen 3,000 yen 3,800 yen
2 Days 8,400 yen
Morning (open-1pm) 4,000 yen
Afternoon (12pm-closing) 3,800 yen
1 Lift Coupon 700 yen
Season Ticket 51,000 yen 31,000 yen 48,000 yen
Lift Ticket Information 2020-2021 Season lift tickets

All tickets shown (apart from the Green Area ticket) are valid at both Hachi Kogen and Hachi Kita Kogen.

The Green Area is what the resort describes as a safe area offering gentle slopes.

Getting to Hachi Kogen

By public transport
Train
Train
28.9km from Yoka Station on the Sanin Honsen line
47km from Toyo-oka Station on the Sanin Honsen line
Transport Information
Information
The nearest station is Yoka Station on the Sanin Honsen line, 29km away.
bus
Bus
A bus service from Yoka Station to Hachi Kogen is available and costs 930 yen. The journey takes about 55 minutes.

Various bus tours from Osaka and other areas are available.
By Car
Car
24.7km from the Yokahyonosen IC on the Bantan Renraku Road
40.2km from the Wadayama IC on the Bantan Renraku Road
Nearest national route: Route 9 (10.7km away)
Nearest prefecture road: Prefecture Road 87
Direction
Direction
Hachi Kogen is about 25km from the Yokahyonosen IC exit of the Bantan Renraku Road.

From the IC exit turn left onto Route 9 and continue on that road for just under 11km. Turn left at the traffic lights onto Prefecture Road 87 (Hachibuse Kogen is on the main road signpost) and continue on this road for about 5.5km. At the big blue sign either turn right or continue straight on to get to the different base areas of the resort. Follow the signs to the car parks.
Parking
Parking
There are numerous car parks available by the base areas of Hachi Kogen. Parking is 1,000 yen or 1,800 yen depending on which car park is used. A parking 'season ticket' is available for 10,000 yen.

More Information

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Address
Address
Hachi Kogen
Yabu-shi
Hyogo-ken
667-1100
Telephone
Telephone
079-667-8036
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