Okunakayama Kogen (Ichinohe Town, Iwate)

Okunakayama Kogen
奥中山高原スキー場
(岩手県 一戸町)
Planned season: Mid December 2021 until late March 2022
Official snow depth --- [updated on 14th December 2021]

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Okunakayama Kogen is located on the eastern slopes of Nishidake between Iwate town and Ichinohe town in Iwate Prefecture. There is a cross country course here. On a fine day, there are some good views of Morioka city and the Hakkoda and Kitakami mountains.

Since 2020 more official tree run course areas have been added.

The Mountain

1018m
368m
650m
30"
11
2000m
5
30%
40%
30%
Skiers
50%
ropeways Ropeways gondolas Gondolas quad lifts Quad lifts triple lifts Triple lifts pair lifts Pair lifts single lifts Single lifts other lifts Other
Boarders
50%
0 0 0 0 5 0 0

Okunakayama Kogen Snow Depth Statistics

Official snow depth numbers from the current season and previous season
December January February March
21/22
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20/21
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21/22
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20/21
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21/22
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20/21
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21/22
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20/21
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1st - 0cm 1st - 80cm 1st - 210cm 1st - 200cm
2nd - 0cm 2nd - 100cm 2nd - 210cm 2nd - 190cm
3rd - 0cm 3rd - 100cm 3rd - 220cm 3rd - 170cm
4th - 0cm 4th - 110cm 4th - 225cm 4th - 170cm
5th - 0cm 5th - 110cm 5th - 240cm 5th - 160cm
6th - 0cm 6th - 110cm 6th - 240cm 6th - 130cm
7th - 0cm 7th - 120cm 7th - 240cm 7th - 130cm
8th - 0cm 8th - 140cm 8th - 240cm 8th - 130cm
9th - 0cm 9th - 140cm 9th - 245cm 9th - 130cm
10th - 0cm 10th - 140cm 10th - 245cm 10th - 130cm
11th - 0cm 11th - 140cm 11th - 245cm 11th - 130cm
12th - 0cm 12th - 140cm 12th - 245cm 12th - 120cm
13th - 0cm 13th - 140cm 13th - 240cm 13th - 110cm
14th - - 14th - 160cm 14th - 230cm 14th - 110cm
15th - - 15th - 160cm 15th - 210cm 15th - 110cm
16th - - 16th - 160cm 16th - 190cm 16th - 110cm
17th - - 17th - 160cm 17th - 210cm 17th - 110cm
18th - - 18th - 160cm 18th - 210cm 18th - 110cm
19th - 40cm 19th - 170cm 19th - 210cm 19th - 90cm
20th - 60cm 20th - 190cm 20th - 210cm 20th - 90cm
21st - 60cm 21st - 190cm 21st - 200cm 21st - 80cm
22nd - 60cm 22nd - 190cm 22nd - 200cm 22nd - 70cm
23rd - 55cm 23rd - 190cm 23rd - 180cm 23rd - 70cm
24th - 50cm 24th - 190cm 24th - 200cm 24th - 70cm
25th - 50cm 25th - 190cm 25th - 200cm 25th - 50cm
26th - 50cm 26th - 190cm 26th - 200cm 26th - 50cm
27th - 55cm 27th - 180cm 27th - 200cm 27th - 50cm
28th - 55cm 28th - 180cm 28th - 200cm 28th - 50cm
29th - 55cm 29th - 190cm 29th - - 29th - 0cm
30th - 60cm 30th - 210cm 30th 30th - -
31st - 80cm 31st - 210cm 31st 31st - -

Okunakayama Kogen Facilities

School
School
Ski School: Available Snowboard School: Available
Ski and snowboard lessons are available at Okunakayama Kogen. 
Rental
Equipment Rental
Ski Rental: Available Snowboard Rental: Available
Ski and snowboard equipment & wear rental is available. 
Children Facilities
Children's facilities
There are two special areas for children Okunaka Kodomo Land 1 and Kodomo Land 2, both near the base area. Special items for playing in the snow are available to rent. Entry is free. Tubing and sledding rental available. 
Park Information
Park information
The Snow Park is open from 10:00am until 3:00pm and features various items. It is located in the lower central area of the ski area. Available 22nd January through 27th March 2022. 

Okunakayama Kogen Season & Opening Times

Typical season is from Mid December until Late March
October November December January February March April May June July
                                                           
Daytime
Daytime
Weekends and holidays Normally open from 8:30am until 4:30pm
Weekdays Normally open from 8:30am until 4:30pm
Nighta
'Nighta' (night skiing)
Weekends and holidays Sometimes
Weekdays Sometimes
Opening information
Opening information
Okunakayama Kogen is normally open from 8:30am until 4:30pm during the daytime.

Night skiing is from 4:00pm until 8:00pm on Fridays and until 9:00pm on Saturdays between 25th December 2020 and 13th March 2021 (* every day between 25th December and 2nd January).

Okunakayama Kogen Lift Ticket Charges

Adults Child
Elementary school age
Older Child
High School age
Senior
60 years & over
1 Day (weekend & holidays) 3,300 yen 2,500 yen 2,700 yen 3,000 yen
1 Day (weekdays) 3,000 yen 2,200 yen 2,400 yen 2,700 yen
5 Hours (weekends & holidays) 2,800 yen 2,000 yen 2,200 yen 2,500 yen
5 Hours (weekdays) 2,500 yen 1,700 yen 1,900 yen 2,200 yen
Nighta (until 8pm) 2,000 yen 1,100 yen 1,300 yen 1,800 yen
Nighta (until 9pm) 2,200 yen 1,300 yen 1,500 yen 2,000 yen
1 Lift Coupon 330 yen 200 yen 220 yen 270 yen
12 Lift Coupons 3,300 yen 2,000 yen 2,200 yen 2,700 yen
Monthly Ticket 15,000 yen 8,800 yen 10,000 yen 12,500 yen
Season Ticket 33,000 yen 8,800 yen 22,000 yen 24,000 yen
Lift Ticket Information 2021-2022 Season Lift Tickets

The 5 Hour ticket is valid for five hours from the time of purchase.

Getting to Okunakayama Kogen

By public transport
Train
Train
17.8km from Iwate Numakunai Station on the Tohoku Shinkansen line
4.9km from Okunakayama Kogen Station on the Iwate Gingate Tetsudosen line
17.8km from Iwate Numakunai Station on the Iwate Gingate Tetsudosen line
Transport Information
Information
Okunakayama Kogen is just under 5km from Okunakayama Kogen Station on the Iwate Gingate Tetsudosen line.

Iwate Numakunai Station on the Tohoku Shinkansen line is about 18km to the south.
bus
Bus
There is a free bus available.
By Car
Car
25.8km from the Ichinohe IC on the Hachinohe Expressway
32.7km from the Nishine IC on the Tohoku Expressway
Nearest national route: Route 4 (4.1km away)
Direction
Direction
Okunakayama Kogen about 26km from the Ichinohe IC exit on the Hachinohe Expressway.

From the Ichinohe IC exit, head south on Route 4 until reaching the sign to turn right to head up to the ski area base.
Parking
Parking
There is free parking for 1,200 vehicles at the base of the ski area. Parking is free every day of the season.

More Information

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Address
Address
Nishitako 662-1 Okunakayama
Ichinohe-machi
Ninohe-gun
Iwate-ken
028-5134
Telephone
Telephone
0195-35-3131
Current resort snow depth
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Lift system 80
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