Amihari Onsen (Shizukuishi Town, Iwate)

Amihari Onsen
(岩手県 雫石町)
Planned season: Saturday 21st December 2019 until Sunday 28th March 2020
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Amihari Onsen is located in Shizukuishi town by Mt Iwate in the north western region of Iwate Prefecture. Iwate Kogen Snow Park and Shizukuishi are close by.

This ski hill features a few ungroomed areas.

Iwate Prefecture is located in the Tohoku region of the main island of Honshu. Morioka is the capital city. Most of the ski and snowboard hills in Iwate Prefecture are located in the western mountainous regions, near to the border with Akita Prefecture. Aomori Prefecture is to the north and Miyagi Prefecture is to the south of Iwate.

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The Mountain

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Amihari Onsen Snow Depth Statistics

Official snow depth numbers from the current season and previous season
December January February March
1st - - 1st 55cm 90cm 1st 100cm 175cm 1st 145cm 175cm
2nd - - 2nd 65cm 90cm 2nd 100cm 175cm 2nd 140cm 175cm
3rd - - 3rd 65cm 90cm 3rd 100cm 175cm 3rd 165cm 175cm
4th - - 4th 65cm 90cm 4th 130cm 175cm 4th 165cm 170cm
5th - - 5th 65cm 100cm 5th 140cm 175cm 5th 165cm 165cm
6th - - 6th 75cm 100cm 6th 160cm 180cm 6th 165cm 165cm
7th - - 7th 75cm 100cm 7th 160cm 180cm 7th 165cm 160cm
8th - - 8th 80cm 100cm 8th 165cm 185cm 8th 155cm 160cm
9th - - 9th 80cm 105cm 9th 165cm 185cm 9th 145cm 155cm
10th - - 10th 80cm 105cm 10th 165cm 185cm 10th 145cm 155cm
11th - - 11th 80cm 105cm 11th 165cm 180cm 11th 130cm 155cm
12th - - 12th 85cm 105cm 12th 165cm 180cm 12th 140cm 150cm
13th - - 13th 85cm 105cm 13th 165cm 180cm 13th 130cm 150cm
14th - - 14th 85cm 105cm 14th 155cm 185cm 14th 135cm 150cm
15th - 40cm 15th 85cm 105cm 15th 155cm 185cm 15th 130cm 170cm
16th - 40cm 16th 85cm 120cm 16th 145cm 190cm 16th 140cm 170cm
17th - 40cm 17th 85cm 125cm 17th 135cm 190cm 17th 140cm 170cm
18th - 40cm 18th 85cm 125cm 18th 135cm 190cm 18th 150cm 170cm
19th - 50cm 19th 85cm 125cm 19th 150cm 190cm 19th 150cm 170cm
20th - 55cm 20th 90cm 125cm 20th 150cm 190cm 20th 150cm 170cm
21st 20cm 55cm 21st 95cm 130cm 21st 150cm 190cm 21st 150cm 170cm
22nd 25cm 55cm 22nd 95cm 140cm 22nd 150cm 190cm 22nd 140cm 155cm
23rd 25cm 50cm 23rd 95cm 140cm 23rd 140cm 185cm 23rd 140cm 155cm
24th 25cm 55cm 24th 90cm 150cm 24th 145cm 185cm 24th 130cm 160cm
25th 30cm 50cm 25th 90cm 155cm 25th 145cm 180cm 25th 135cm 160cm
26th 35cm 50cm 26th 90cm 155cm 26th 145cm 180cm 26th 120cm 150cm
27th 50cm 50cm 27th 90cm 155cm 27th 145cm 180cm 27th 115cm 140cm
28th 65cm 60cm 28th 90cm 155cm 28th 145cm 175cm 28th 110cm 140cm
29th 65cm 70cm 29th 95cm 175cm 29th 145cm - 29th 110cm 140cm
30th 65cm 90cm 30th 95cm 175cm 30th 30th - 135cm
31st 55cm 90cm 31st 100cm 175cm 31st 31st - 145cm

Previous Statistics

Amihari Onsen Facilities

Ski School: Available Snowboard School: Available
There is a ski school at Amihari Onsen which offers ski lessons every day and snowboard lessons on weekends. 
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 Area for young beginners and sledging. It is located near the Ski Centre at the base area and entry is free. 
Park Information
Park information
There is no special snow park though there are a few special mogul run areas near base. 

Amihari Onsen Season & Opening Times

Typical season is from Mid December until Late March
October November December January February March April May June July
Weekends and holidays Normally open from 8:30am until 4:00pm
Weekdays Normally open from 8:30am until 4:00pm
'Nighta' (night skiing)
Weekends and holidays No
Weekdays No
Opening information
Opening information
Amihari Onsen is normally open from 8:30am until 4:00pm

There is no nighta at this resort.

Amihari Onsen Lift Ticket Charges

Adults Child
Elementary School age
50 years & over
1 Day (weekend & holidays) 4,000 yen 1,000 yen 3,500 yen
1 Day (weekdays) 3,000 yen 1,000 yen 2,500 yen
4 Hours (weekend & holidays) 3,500 yen 2,500 yen
4 Hours (weekdays) 2,500 yen 2,000 yen
1 Lift Coupon 300 yen 250 yen 250 yen
11 Lift Coupons 3,000 yen 2,500 yen 2,500 yen
16 Hour Ticket 9,600 yen 7,600 yen
32 Hour Ticket 18,400 yen 14,400 yen
48 Hour Ticket 26,400 yen 20,400 yen
Season Ticket 37,000 yen 20,000 yen 28,000 yen
Lift Ticket Information 2019-2020 Season Lift Tickets

The 4 Hour ticket is valid for four hours from the time of purchase.

The 16, 32 and 48 Hour Tickets are valid for the number of hours - 2 hours at a time.

Getting to Amihari Onsen

By public transport
21.6km from Shizukuishi Station on the Akita Shinkansen line
21.6km from Shizukuishi Station on the Tazawako line
31.2km from Morioka Station on the Tohoku Honsen Line
Transport Information
Amihari Onsen is just under 22km from Shizukuishi Station on the Akita Shinkansen and Tazawako lines.

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A bus service from Morioka Station takes about 60 minutes.
By Car
20.9km from the Takizawa IC on the Tohoku Expressway
26.4km from the Morioka IC on the Tohoku Expressway
Nearest national route: Route 46 (20.9km away)
Nearest prefecture road: Prefecture Road 212
The resort is a 21km drive from Shizukuishi Station (Tazawako local line and Akita Shinkansen) via Prefecture Road 212. Takizawa IC is the closest exit on the Tohoku Expressway - about 21km away to the east of the resort - but to the south east the Morioka IC is also just over 26km.

From the Morioka IC exit, turn right onto Route 46 and just over 5km later turn right onto Prefecture Road 219 and head north to Amihari Onsen.

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About 40 minutes from Morioka IC
There is a car park for about 1000 vehicles at the base of Amihari Onsen. Parking is free.

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