Hachi Kogen (Yabu City, Hyogo)

Hachi Kogen
ハチ高原 (兵庫県 養父市)
Planned season: Saturday 8th December 2018 until late March 2019
Official snow depth 45cm (0cm) [updated on 11th December 2018]

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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
18/19
season
17/18
season
18/19
season
17/18
season
18/19
season
17/18
season
18/19
season
17/18
season
1st - - 1st - 130cm 1st - 165cm 1st - 130cm
2nd - - 2nd - 130cm 2nd - 155cm 2nd - 120cm
3rd - - 3rd - 135cm 3rd - 155cm 3rd - 120cm
4th - - 4th - 160cm 4th - 155cm 4th - 115cm
5th - - 5th - 160cm 5th - 175cm 5th - 100cm
6th - - 6th - 160cm 6th - 175cm 6th - 100cm
7th 30cm - 7th - 160cm 7th - 175cm 7th - 100cm
8th 40cm - 8th - 150cm 8th - 170cm 8th - 95cm
9th 45cm 50cm 9th - 115cm 9th - 170cm 9th - 95cm
10th 45cm 50cm 10th - 115cm 10th - 160cm 10th - 100cm
11th 45cm 50cm 11th - 120cm 11th - 150cm 11th - 95cm
12th - 50cm 12th - 120cm 12th - 155cm 12th - 90cm
13th - 50cm 13th - 115cm 13th - 155cm 13th - 85cm
14th - 60cm 14th - 140cm 14th - 155cm 14th - 80cm
15th - 60cm 15th - 130cm 15th - 150cm 15th - 70cm
16th - 60cm 16th - 130cm 16th - 145cm 16th - 60cm
17th - 60cm 17th - 120cm 17th - 140cm 17th - 60cm
18th - 80cm 18th - 95cm 18th - 150cm 18th - 60cm
19th - 80cm 19th - 95cm 19th - 140cm 19th - 50cm
20th - 85cm 20th - 90cm 20th - 140cm 20th - 50cm
21st - 85cm 21st - 90cm 21st - 140cm 21st - 50cm
22nd - 80cm 22nd - 90cm 22nd - 145cm 22nd - -
23rd - 80cm 23rd - 95cm 23rd - 140cm 23rd - -
24th - 70cm 24th - 95cm 24th - 140cm 24th - -
25th - 65cm 25th - 125cm 25th - 140cm 25th - -
26th - 80cm 26th - 165cm 26th - 140cm 26th - -
27th - 100cm 27th - 180cm 27th - 140cm 27th - -
28th - 135cm 28th - 180cm 28th - 135cm 28th - -
29th - 135cm 29th - 175cm 29th - - 29th - -
30th - 135cm 30th - 185cm 30th 30th - -
31st - 130cm 31st - 175cm 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. 
Park Information
Park information
There are a number of snow park areas at Hachi Kogen 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 8:00am until 4:40pm
Nighta
'Nighta' (night skiing)
Weekends and holidays No
Weekdays No
Opening information
Opening information
The lifts at Hachi Kogen are open from 8:00am until 4:40pm every day.

There is no nighta at this resort.

Hachi Kogen Lift Ticket Charges

Adults Child
4 years to Elementary School age
Senior
60 years & over
1 Day 4,500 yen 3,500 yen 3,500 yen
2 Days 8,300 yen 6,300 yen
Morning (open-1pm) 3,800 yen 3,000 yen
Afternoon (12pm-closing) 3,500 yen 2,800 yen
1 Lift Coupon 700 yen
Season Ticket 50,000 yen 30,000 yen 45,000 yen
Season 3 Day 14,300 yen
Green Area Ticket 2,500 yen 2,000 yen
Lift Ticket Information 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 910 yen. The journey takes about 55 minutes.
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 1800 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
2018-2019 SEASON UPDATES
As of Sunday 9th December, we still need to update the information for about 50 ski hills around Japan. They are mostly very small ones and the information can be very hard to find. We are working to get them all updated as quickly as possible... hopefully within the next week!
Current resort snow depth
45cm
(0cm)
(change since last update)
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