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.
Ski and snowboard lessons are available at Hachi Kogen.
Ski and snowboard equipment rental is available. Ski and snowboard wear rental is also available.
There is a 'Kids Park' for young children. Entry costs 1,000 yen.
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
Weekends and holidays
Normally open from 8:00am until 4:40pm
Normally open from 8:30am until 4:40pm
'Nighta' (night skiing)
Weekends and holidays
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
4 years to Elementary School age
60 years & over
1 Lift Coupon
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
28.9km from Yoka Station on the Sanin Honsen line
47km from Toyo-oka Station on the Sanin Honsen line
The nearest station is Yoka Station on the Sanin Honsen line, 29km away.
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.
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
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.
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.
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