Hachi Kogen (Yabu City, Hyogo)

Hachi Kogen
(兵庫県 養父市)
Planned season: Saturday 7th December 2019 until late March 2020
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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

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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
1st - - 1st 50cm 90cm 1st 65cm 130cm 1st 50cm 60cm
2nd - - 2nd 50cm 95cm 2nd 65cm 125cm 2nd 50cm 60cm
3rd - - 3rd 50cm 100cm 3rd 65cm 120cm 3rd 50cm 55cm
4th - - 4th 50cm 100cm 4th 60cm 100cm 4th 50cm 50cm
5th - - 5th 55cm 95cm 5th 60cm 95cm 5th 50cm 50cm
6th - - 6th 55cm 90cm 6th 70cm 90cm 6th 50cm 50cm
7th 50cm 30cm 7th 55cm 90cm 7th 75cm 85cm 7th 50cm 50cm
8th 50cm 40cm 8th 45cm 85cm 8th 75cm 80cm 8th 45cm 50cm
9th 50cm 45cm 9th 45cm 90cm 9th 90cm 80cm 9th 40cm 50cm
10th 50cm 45cm 10th 45cm 90cm 10th 95cm 95cm 10th 40cm 45cm
11th 50cm 45cm 11th 45cm 85cm 11th 100cm 100cm 11th 40cm 40cm
12th 50cm 40cm 12th 45cm 80cm 12th 100cm 100cm 12th 40cm 40cm
13th 50cm 45cm 13th 45cm 80cm 13th 80cm 100cm 13th 40cm 40cm
14th 50cm 50cm 14th 45cm 80cm 14th 65cm 105cm 14th 40cm 45cm
15th 50cm 50cm 15th 50cm 70cm 15th 65cm 105cm 15th 40cm 45cm
16th 50cm 50cm 16th 55cm 65cm 16th 60cm 95cm 16th 0cm 45cm
17th 50cm 50cm 17th 55cm 75cm 17th 55cm 100cm 17th - 45cm
18th 50cm 50cm 18th 55cm 85cm 18th 65cm 100cm 18th - 45cm
19th 50cm 50cm 19th 55cm 85cm 19th 80cm 90cm 19th - 40cm
20th 50cm 45cm 20th 55cm 80cm 20th 75cm 90cm 20th - 40cm
21st 50cm 45cm 21st 60cm 85cm 21st 70cm 75cm 21st - 30cm
22nd 50cm 45cm 22nd 60cm 85cm 22nd 65cm 70cm 22nd - 30cm
23rd 50cm 40cm 23rd 50cm 85cm 23rd 65cm 70cm 23rd - 30cm
24th 50cm 40cm 24th 50cm 90cm 24th 65cm 70cm 24th - 35cm
25th 50cm 40cm 25th 50cm 90cm 25th 55cm 65cm 25th - -
26th 50cm 40cm 26th 50cm 110cm 26th 50cm 65cm 26th - -
27th 50cm 40cm 27th 50cm 125cm 27th 55cm 65cm 27th - -
28th 50cm 50cm 28th 50cm 125cm 28th 55cm 60cm 28th - -
29th 50cm 70cm 29th 50cm 125cm 29th 55cm - 29th - -
30th 50cm 85cm 30th 50cm 120cm 30th 30th - -
31st 50cm 95cm 31st 60cm 115cm 31st 31st - -

Previous Statistics

Hachi Kogen Facilities

Ski School: Available Snowboard School: Available
Ski and snowboard lessons are available at Hachi 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
There is a 'Kids Park' for young children. Entry costs 1000 yen. 
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
Weekends and holidays Normally open from 8:00am until 4:40pm
Weekdays Normally open from 8:00am until 4:40pm
'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 every day.

There is no nighta at this resort.

Hachi Kogen Lift Ticket Charges

Adults Child
4 years to Elementary School age
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 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
Transport Information
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 910 yen. The journey takes about 55 minutes.

Various bus tours from Osaka and other areas are available.
By 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
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 1000 yen or 1800 yen depending on which car park is used. A parking 'season ticket' is available for 10000 yen.

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