Hyonosen Kokusai (Yabu City, Hyogo)

Hyonosen Kokusai
氷ノ山国際
(兵庫県 養父市)
Planned season: Mid-late December 2018 until mid March 2019
Official snow depth Daily updates during snow season

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Hyonosen Kokusai is located in the western region of Yabu city in the north-western region of Hyogo Prefecture. The resort is on the north-eastern slopes of Mt Hyono, just to the south of Mt Hachibuse. It has been operating since 1984.

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

1050m
450m
600m
35"
5
2500m
5
20%
60%
20%
Skiers
55%
ropeways Ropeways gondolas Gondolas quad lifts Quad lifts triple lifts Triple lifts pair lifts Pair lifts single lifts Single lifts other lifts Other
Boarders
45%
0 0 0 1 3 1 0

Hyonosen Kokusai Snow Depth Statistics

Official snow depth numbers from the current season and previous season
December January February March
19/20
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18/19
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19/20
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18/19
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19/20
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18/19
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19/20
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18/19
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1st - - 1st - 80cm 1st - 120cm 1st - 30cm
2nd - - 2nd - 80cm 2nd - 120cm 2nd - 30cm
3rd - - 3rd - 85cm 3rd - 110cm 3rd - 30cm
4th - - 4th - 80cm 4th - 90cm 4th - -
5th - - 5th - 75cm 5th - 75cm 5th - -
6th - - 6th - 70cm 6th - 70cm 6th - -
7th - - 7th - 70cm 7th - 65cm 7th - -
8th - - 8th - 65cm 8th - 55cm 8th - -
9th - - 9th - 75cm 9th - 55cm 9th - -
10th - - 10th - 75cm 10th - 70cm 10th - -
11th - - 11th - 70cm 11th - 75cm 11th - -
12th - - 12th - 65cm 12th - 75cm 12th - -
13th - - 13th - 65cm 13th - 75cm 13th - -
14th - - 14th - 65cm 14th - 85cm 14th - -
15th - - 15th - 60cm 15th - 85cm 15th - -
16th - - 16th - 55cm 16th - 75cm 16th - -
17th - - 17th - 55cm 17th - 75cm 17th - -
18th - - 18th - 60cm 18th - 75cm 18th - -
19th - - 19th - 60cm 19th - 65cm 19th - -
20th - - 20th - 55cm 20th - 65cm 20th - -
21st - - 21st - 55cm 21st - 45cm 21st - -
22nd - - 22nd - 55cm 22nd - 45cm 22nd - -
23rd - - 23rd - 55cm 23rd - 45cm 23rd - -
24th - - 24th - 55cm 24th - 45cm 24th - -
25th - - 25th - 55cm 25th - 40cm 25th - -
26th - - 26th - 90cm 26th - 35cm 26th - -
27th - - 27th - 110cm 27th - 35cm 27th - -
28th - 30cm 28th - 110cm 28th - 35cm 28th - -
29th - 50cm 29th - 115cm 29th - - 29th - -
30th - 70cm 30th - 110cm 30th 30th - -
31st - 80cm 31st - 100cm 31st 31st - -

Previous Statistics

Hyonosen Kokusai Facilities

School
School
Ski School: Available Snowboard School: Available
Ski and snowboard lessons are available at Hyonosen Kokusai. 
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
The 'Kids Park' is located near the base Smile House building. Entrance is 500 yen. 
Park Information
Park information
There is a 'Park Area' by the Panorama triple lift. 

Hyonosen Kokusai Season & Opening Times

Typical season is from Mid December until Mid March
October November December January February March April May June July
                                                           
Daytime
Daytime
Weekends and holidays Normally open from 8:00am until 5:00pm
Weekdays Normally open from 8:30am until 5:00pm
Nighta
'Nighta' (night skiing)
Weekends and holidays No
Weekdays No
Opening information
Opening information
Hyonosen Kokusai is open from 8:30am until 5:00pm on weekdays and from 8:00am until 5:00pm on weekends and holidays.

The older Beginner Lift only opens on weekends and holidays.

There is no nighta at this resort.

Hyonosen Kokusai Lift Ticket Charges

Adults Child
Elementary School age
Senior
55 years & over
1 Day (weekend & holidays) 4,000 yen 2,000 yen 3,000 yen
1 Day (weekdays) 3,500 yen 2,000 yen 2,500 yen
AM / PM (weekend & holidays) 3,000 yen
AM / PM (weekdays) 2,500 yen

Getting to Hyonosen Kokusai

By public transport
Train
Train
29km from Yoka Station on the Sanin Honsen line
Transport Information
Information
Hyonosen Kokusai is 29km from Yoka Station on the Sanin Honsen line.
bus
Bus
A bus service from Yoka Station is available and takes about 50 minutes.
By Car
Car
24.8km from the Yokahyonosen IC on the Bantan Renraku Road
40.3km from the Wadayama IC on the Bantan Renraku Road
Nearest national route: Route 9 (14km away)
Nearest prefecture road: Prefecture Road 87
Direction
Direction
Hyonosen Kokusai 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 11km. Turn left at the sign to head towards Hyonosen Kokusai.
Parking
Parking
There are a few car park areas at the base of Hyonosen Kokusai. Parking is 500 yen on weekdays and 1,000 yen on weekends and holidays.

More Information

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Address
Address
Fukusada
Yabu-shi
Hyogo-ken
667-1125
Telephone
Telephone
079-667-7219
2019-2020 UPDATES
11th November 2019:

We are still in the process of carefully checking and updating information for the upcoming 19-20 winter season. It is a manual process that will take us into December.

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