Onikoube (Osaki City, Miyagi)

Onikoube
オニコウベ
(宮城県 大崎市)
Planned season: Friday 20th December 2019 until Sunday 22nd March 2020
Official snow depth --- [updated on 15th December 2019]

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Onikoube is located on the northern slopes of Koshibayama and Oshibayama in the Naruko Onsen area of Osaki city in the north-western region of Miyagi Prefecture. There are some areas left ungroomed in the middle area of the ski hill.

Miyagi Prefecture is part of the northern Tohoku region of the main island of Honshu. It has a long Pacific coastline and is bordered with Iwate Prefecture to the north, Yamagata Prefecture to the west and Fukushima Prefecture to the south. The ski hills in Miyagi Prefecture are found in the mountainous regions stretching from the north to south of the western region of the prefecture.

The Mountain

1055m
715m
340m
34"
8
3000m
6
30%
40%
30%
Skiers
40%
ropeways Ropeways gondolas Gondolas quad lifts Quad lifts triple lifts Triple lifts pair lifts Pair lifts single lifts Single lifts other lifts Other
Boarders
60%
0 0 0 0 6 0 0

Onikoube Snow Depth Statistics

Official snow depth numbers from the current season and previous season
December January February March
19/20
season
18/19
season
19/20
season
18/19
season
19/20
season
18/19
season
19/20
season
18/19
season
1st - - 1st - 90cm 1st - 160cm 1st - 130cm
2nd - - 2nd - 100cm 2nd - 170cm 2nd - 130cm
3rd - - 3rd - 115cm 3rd - 170cm 3rd - 130cm
4th - - 4th - 115cm 4th - 170cm 4th - 130cm
5th - - 5th - 115cm 5th - 140cm 5th - 130cm
6th - - 6th - 115cm 6th - 130cm 6th - 130cm
7th - - 7th - 115cm 7th - 130cm 7th - 130cm
8th - - 8th - 115cm 8th - 130cm 8th - 130cm
9th - - 9th - 125cm 9th - 130cm 9th - 130cm
10th - - 10th - 125cm 10th - 130cm 10th - 130cm
11th - - 11th - 115cm 11th - 130cm 11th - 130cm
12th - - 12th - 115cm 12th - 130cm 12th - 120cm
13th - - 13th - 130cm 13th - 130cm 13th - 120cm
14th - 35cm 14th - 130cm 14th - 130cm 14th - 120cm
15th - 35cm 15th - 130cm 15th - 130cm 15th - 120cm
16th - 35cm 16th - 130cm 16th - 130cm 16th - 120cm
17th - 30cm 17th - 130cm 17th - 130cm 17th - 120cm
18th - - 18th - 130cm 18th - 130cm 18th - 120cm
19th - - 19th - 140cm 19th - 130cm 19th - 120cm
20th - 40cm 20th - 140cm 20th - 130cm 20th - 120cm
21st - 40cm 21st - 140cm 21st - 130cm 21st - 120cm
22nd - 40cm 22nd - 160cm 22nd - 130cm 22nd - 100cm
23rd - 40cm 23rd - 160cm 23rd - 130cm 23rd - 100cm
24th - 40cm 24th - 160cm 24th - 130cm 24th - 100cm
25th - 40cm 25th - 160cm 25th - 130cm 25th - -
26th - 40cm 26th - 160cm 26th - 130cm 26th - -
27th - 40cm 27th - 160cm 27th - 130cm 27th - -
28th - 70cm 28th - 160cm 28th - 130cm 28th - -
29th - 70cm 29th - 160cm 29th - - 29th - -
30th - 70cm 30th - 160cm 30th 30th - -
31st - 80cm 31st - 160cm 31st 31st - -

Previous Statistics

Onikoube Facilities

School
School
Ski School: Available Snowboard School: Available
Ski and snowboard lessons are available at Onikoube. 
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 family gelende area at the base of the resort, along with special kids lessons. 
Park Information
Park information
The 'Snow Park' is usually open from January. 

Onikoube Season & Opening Times

Typical season is from Mid December until Mid March
October November December January February March April May June July
                                                           
Daytime
Daytime
Weekends and holidays Normally open from 8:30am until 5:00pm
Weekdays Normally open from 9:00am until 4:45pm
Nighta
'Nighta' (night skiing)
Weekends and holidays Yes
Weekdays No
Opening information
Opening information
Onikoube is open from 9:00am until 4:30pm on weekdays and from 8:30am until 5:00pm on weekends and holidays in the daytime.

Nighta is on weekends and holidays from 28th December 2019 until 8th March 2020.
On Saturdays from 4:00pm until 8:45pm; on Sundays and holidays from 4:00pm until 7:45pm.
The Number 3 lift normally operates for nighta.

Onikoube Lift Ticket Charges

Adults Child
Elementary & Junior High School age
Senior
60 years & over
1 Day 4,000 yen 2,400 yen 3,000 yen
5 Hours 3,500 yen 1,900 yen 2,500 yen
Saturday Nighta 1,700 yen 1,200 yen 1,200 yen
Sunday Nighta 1,400 yen 900 yen 900 yen
1 Lift Coupon 320 yen
11 Lift Coupons 3,200 yen
Season Ticket (all) 40,000 yen 13,000 yen 32,000 yen
Season Ticket (weekday) 25,000 yen
Lift Ticket Information 2019-2020 Season Lift Tickets

A family ticket for 1 adult and 1 child is 4,700 yen.
A family ticket for 2 adult and 1 child is 8,200 yen.
A family ticket for 3 adult and 1 child is 11,700 yen.

The 'Sunday' nighta ticket is valid on national holidays as well as Sundays.

A weekday-only season ticket for ladies is 20,000 yen.

Getting to Onikoube

By public transport
Train
Train
48.4km from Furukawa Station on the Tohoku Shinkansen line
16.8km from Naruko Onsen Station on the Rikuutou line
Transport Information
Information
Onikoube is about 17km from Naruko Onsen Station on the Rukuutou line.

>> More information on the Tohoku Shinkansen train line
bus
Bus
No shuttle bus service information is available.
By Car
Car
44.1km from the Furukawa IC on the Tohoku Expressway
50.6km from the Tsukidate IC on the Tohoku Expressway
Nearest national route: Route 108 (3km away)
Nearest prefecture road: Prefecture Road 63
Direction
Direction
Onikoube is about 44km from the Furukawa IC exit on the Tohoku Expressway.

It is located off Prefecture Road 63 and about 3km off Route 108 to the north west of Naruko Onsen.

>> More information on Tohoku Expressway
Parking
Parking
There is parking for 2000 vehicles by the base area of the ski hill.

More Information

Visit official website
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Address
Address
Komukaihara-9-55
Naruko Onsen
Onikobe
Osaki-shi
Miyagi-ken
989-6941
Telephone
Telephone
0229-86-2111
2019-2020 UPDATES
14th December 2019: Most ski resort information for the 19-20 has been updated - last ones should be updated within the week... More about updates here
Current resort snow depth
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