Akabane (Tono City, Iwate)
赤羽根 (岩手県 遠野市)
Late December 2017 until early March 2018
Akabane is a small ski hill located to the south of central Tono city in Iwate Prefecture. This ski hill is serviced by three simple lifts, each around 200-250m in length.
There is a ski school offering lessons. Snowboard lessons are available, reservations required.
Ski and snowboard equipment is available to rent.
There are no special children facilities.
There is a small 'Mini Park' near base.
Akabane Season & Opening Times
Typical season is from Late December until Early March
Weekends and holidays
Normally open from 9:00am until 4:30pm
Normally open from 9:00am until 8:45pm
'Nighta' (night skiing)
Weekends and holidays
Akabane is normally open from 9:00am until 8:45pm on weekdays and until 4:30pm on Saturdays and Sundays.
Akabane Lift Ticket Charges
1 Lift Coupon
12 Lift Coupons
Lift tickets are the same price for everyone.
By public transport
km from Kitakami Station on the Tohoku Shinkansen line
2.5 km from Hirakura Station on the Kamaishi line
About 2.5km from Hirakura Station on the Kamaishi line.
The nearest station on the Tohoku Shinkansen line is Kitakami Station, just less than 55km to the west.
No shuttle bus is available.
km from the Kitakami Kanegasaki IC on the Tohoku Expressway
64.1 km from the Mizusawa IC on the Tohoku Expressway
Nearest national route: Route 340 (1.8 km away)
Akabane is less than 2km off Route 340, about 12km south of central Tono city.
Free parking is available by base for about 150 cars.
Visit official website
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Kamigo-cho Tono-shi Iwate-ken 028-0775
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