Amihari Onsen (Shizukuishi Town, Iwate)

Amihari Onsen
網張温泉 (岩手県 雫石町)
Planned season: Saturday 15th December 2018 until Sunday 31st March 2019
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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 90cm 125cm 1st 175cm 160cm 1st 175cm 260cm
2nd - - 2nd 90cm 135cm 2nd 175cm 150cm 2nd 175cm 260cm
3rd - - 3rd 90cm 135cm 3rd 175cm 160cm 3rd 175cm 300cm
4th - - 4th 90cm 140cm 4th 175cm 160cm 4th 170cm 290cm
5th - - 5th 100cm 135cm 5th 175cm 160cm 5th 165cm 260cm
6th - - 6th 100cm 135cm 6th 180cm 180cm 6th 165cm 270cm
7th - - 7th 100cm 140cm 7th 180cm 190cm 7th 160cm 270cm
8th - - 8th 100cm 140cm 8th 185cm 190cm 8th 160cm 270cm
9th - 50cm 9th 105cm 140cm 9th 185cm 200cm 9th 155cm 260cm
10th - 50cm 10th 105cm 140cm 10th 185cm 200cm 10th 155cm 240cm
11th - - 11th 105cm 135cm 11th 180cm 200cm 11th 155cm 230cm
12th - - 12th 105cm 135cm 12th 180cm 205cm 12th 150cm 230cm
13th - - 13th 105cm 135cm 13th 180cm 205cm 13th 150cm 230cm
14th - - 14th 105cm 135cm 14th 185cm 205cm 14th 150cm 220cm
15th 40cm - 15th 105cm 135cm 15th 185cm 266cm 15th 170cm 210cm
16th 40cm 80cm 16th 120cm 140cm 16th 190cm 260cm 16th 170cm 200cm
17th 40cm 80cm 17th 125cm 140cm 17th 190cm 260cm 17th 170cm 190cm
18th 40cm 80cm 18th 125cm 140cm 18th 190cm 280cm 18th 170cm 190cm
19th 50cm 100cm 19th 125cm 140cm 19th 190cm 270cm 19th 170cm 180cm
20th 55cm 100cm 20th 125cm 140cm 20th 190cm 270cm 20th 170cm 180cm
21st 55cm 100cm 21st 130cm 140cm 21st 190cm 270cm 21st 170cm 180cm
22nd 55cm 100cm 22nd 140cm 140cm 22nd 190cm 270cm 22nd 155cm 180cm
23rd 50cm 110cm 23rd 140cm 140cm 23rd 185cm 260cm 23rd 155cm 180cm
24th 55cm 100cm 24th 150cm 150cm 24th 185cm 250cm 24th 160cm 180cm
25th 50cm 100cm 25th 155cm 150cm 25th 180cm 260cm 25th 160cm 170cm
26th 50cm 100cm 26th 155cm 150cm 26th 180cm 260cm 26th 150cm 165cm
27th 50cm 110cm 27th 155cm 150cm 27th 180cm 260cm 27th 140cm 165cm
28th 60cm 120cm 28th 155cm 150cm 28th 175cm 260cm 28th 140cm 160cm
29th 70cm 120cm 29th 175cm 160cm 29th - - 29th 140cm 150cm
30th 90cm 120cm 30th 175cm 160cm 30th 30th 135cm 140cm
31st 90cm 120cm 31st 175cm 160cm 31st 31st 145cm 135cm

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 8:00am until 4:00pm
Weekdays Normally open from 8:00am until 4:00pm
'Nighta' (night skiing)
Weekends and holidays No
Weekdays No
Opening information
Opening information
There is no nighta at this resort.

Amihari Onsen Lift Ticket Charges

Adults Child
Elementary School age
50 years & over
1 Day (weekend & holidays) 3,500 yen 1,000 yen 3,000 yen
1 Day (weekdays) 2,700 yen 1,000 yen 2,200 yen
4 Hours (weekend & holidays) 3,000 yen 1,200 yen 2,500 yen
4 Hours (weekdays) 2,200 yen 1,000 yen 1,700 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 8,500 yen 6,500 yen
32 Hour Ticket 16,500 yen 12,500 yen
48 Hour Ticket 25,000 yen 19,000 yen
Season Ticket 37,000 yen 20,000 yen 28,000 yen
Lift Ticket Information The 4 Hour ticket is valid for five 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.

>> More information on Tohoku Expressway
There is a car park for about 1,000 vehicles at the base of Amihari Onsen. Parking is free.

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