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
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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 90cm 130cm 1st 130cm 165cm 1st 60cm 130cm
2nd - - 2nd 95cm 130cm 2nd 125cm 155cm 2nd 60cm 120cm
3rd - - 3rd 100cm 135cm 3rd 120cm 155cm 3rd 55cm 120cm
4th - - 4th 100cm 160cm 4th 100cm 155cm 4th 50cm 115cm
5th - - 5th 95cm 160cm 5th 95cm 175cm 5th 50cm 100cm
6th - - 6th 90cm 160cm 6th 90cm 175cm 6th 50cm 100cm
7th 30cm - 7th 90cm 160cm 7th 85cm 175cm 7th 50cm 100cm
8th 40cm - 8th 85cm 150cm 8th 80cm 170cm 8th 50cm 95cm
9th 45cm 50cm 9th 90cm 115cm 9th 80cm 170cm 9th 50cm 95cm
10th 45cm 50cm 10th 90cm 115cm 10th 95cm 160cm 10th 45cm 100cm
11th 45cm 50cm 11th 85cm 120cm 11th 100cm 150cm 11th 40cm 95cm
12th 40cm 50cm 12th 80cm 120cm 12th 100cm 155cm 12th 40cm 90cm
13th 45cm 50cm 13th 80cm 115cm 13th 100cm 155cm 13th 40cm 85cm
14th 50cm 60cm 14th 80cm 140cm 14th 105cm 155cm 14th 45cm 80cm
15th 50cm 60cm 15th 70cm 130cm 15th 105cm 150cm 15th 45cm 70cm
16th 50cm 60cm 16th 65cm 130cm 16th 95cm 145cm 16th 45cm 60cm
17th 50cm 60cm 17th 75cm 120cm 17th 100cm 140cm 17th 45cm 60cm
18th 50cm 80cm 18th 85cm 95cm 18th 100cm 150cm 18th 45cm 60cm
19th 50cm 80cm 19th 85cm 95cm 19th 90cm 140cm 19th 40cm 50cm
20th 45cm 85cm 20th 80cm 90cm 20th 90cm 140cm 20th 40cm 50cm
21st 45cm 85cm 21st 85cm 90cm 21st 75cm 140cm 21st 30cm 50cm
22nd 45cm 80cm 22nd 85cm 90cm 22nd 70cm 145cm 22nd 30cm -
23rd 40cm 80cm 23rd 85cm 95cm 23rd 70cm 140cm 23rd 30cm -
24th 40cm 70cm 24th 90cm 95cm 24th 70cm 140cm 24th 35cm -
25th 40cm 65cm 25th 90cm 125cm 25th 65cm 140cm 25th - -
26th 40cm 80cm 26th 110cm 165cm 26th 65cm 140cm 26th - -
27th 40cm 100cm 27th 125cm 180cm 27th 65cm 140cm 27th - -
28th 50cm 135cm 28th 125cm 180cm 28th 60cm 135cm 28th - -
29th 70cm 135cm 29th 125cm 175cm 29th - - 29th - -
30th 85cm 135cm 30th 120cm 185cm 30th 30th - -
31st 95cm 130cm 31st 115cm 175cm 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. 
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 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 3,500 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
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.
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 1,000 yen or 1800 yen depending on which car park is used. A parking 'season ticket' is available for 10,000 yen.

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Hachi Kogen
2019-2020 SEASON INFO
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