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
Official snow depth 50cm (10cm) [updated on 19th December 2018]

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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.

Regional information Learn more about the Iwate region

The Mountain

1350m
710m
640m
37"
8
5000m
5
15%
35%
50%
Skiers
80%
ropeways Ropeways gondolas Gondolas quad lifts Quad lifts triple lifts Triple lifts pair lifts Pair lifts single lifts Single lifts other lifts Other
Boarders
20%
0 0 0 0 5 0 0

Amihari Onsen Snow Depth Statistics

Official snow depth numbers from the current season and previous season
December January February March
18/19
season
17/18
season
18/19
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17/18
season
18/19
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17/18
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18/19
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17/18
season
1st - - 1st - 125cm 1st - 160cm 1st - 260cm
2nd - - 2nd - 135cm 2nd - 150cm 2nd - 260cm
3rd - - 3rd - 135cm 3rd - 160cm 3rd - 300cm
4th - - 4th - 140cm 4th - 160cm 4th - 290cm
5th - - 5th - 135cm 5th - 160cm 5th - 260cm
6th - - 6th - 135cm 6th - 180cm 6th - 270cm
7th - - 7th - 140cm 7th - 190cm 7th - 270cm
8th - - 8th - 140cm 8th - 190cm 8th - 270cm
9th - 50cm 9th - 140cm 9th - 200cm 9th - 260cm
10th - 50cm 10th - 140cm 10th - 200cm 10th - 240cm
11th - - 11th - 135cm 11th - 200cm 11th - 230cm
12th - - 12th - 135cm 12th - 205cm 12th - 230cm
13th - - 13th - 135cm 13th - 205cm 13th - 230cm
14th - - 14th - 135cm 14th - 205cm 14th - 220cm
15th 40cm - 15th - 135cm 15th - 266cm 15th - 210cm
16th 40cm 80cm 16th - 140cm 16th - 260cm 16th - 200cm
17th 40cm 80cm 17th - 140cm 17th - 260cm 17th - 190cm
18th 40cm 80cm 18th - 140cm 18th - 280cm 18th - 190cm
19th 50cm 100cm 19th - 140cm 19th - 270cm 19th - 180cm
20th - 100cm 20th - 140cm 20th - 270cm 20th - 180cm
21st - 100cm 21st - 140cm 21st - 270cm 21st - 180cm
22nd - 100cm 22nd - 140cm 22nd - 270cm 22nd - 180cm
23rd - 110cm 23rd - 140cm 23rd - 260cm 23rd - 180cm
24th - 100cm 24th - 150cm 24th - 250cm 24th - 180cm
25th - 100cm 25th - 150cm 25th - 260cm 25th - 170cm
26th - 100cm 26th - 150cm 26th - 260cm 26th - 165cm
27th - 110cm 27th - 150cm 27th - 260cm 27th - 165cm
28th - 120cm 28th - 150cm 28th - 260cm 28th - 160cm
29th - 120cm 29th - 160cm 29th - - 29th - 150cm
30th - 120cm 30th - 160cm 30th 30th - 140cm
31st - 120cm 31st - 160cm 31st 31st - 135cm

Amihari Onsen Facilities

School
School
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. 
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
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
                                                           
Daytime
Daytime
Weekends and holidays Normally open from 8:00am until 4:00pm
Weekdays Normally open from 8:00am until 4:00pm
Nighta
'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
Senior
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
Train
Train
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
Information
Amihari Onsen is just under 22km from Shizukuishi Station on the Akita Shinkansen and Tazawako lines.

>> More information on the Akita Shinkansen train line
bus
Bus
A bus service from Morioka Station takes about 60 minutes.
By Car
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
Direction
Direction
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
Parking
Parking
There is a car park for about 1,000 vehicles at the base of Amihari Onsen. Parking is free.

More Information

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Address
Address
Komatsukura 13-7
Nagayama
Shizukuishi-cho
Iwate-gun
Iwate-ken
020-0585
Telephone
Telephone
019-693-2211
2018-2019 SEASON UPDATES
As of Monday 17th December, information on just a small number of ski hills around Japan still needs updating. We'll get that wrapped up soon!
Current resort snow depth
50cm
(10cm)
(change since last update)
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