Onikoube (Osaki City, Miyagi)

オニコウベ (宮城県 大崎市)
Planned season: Friday 14th December 2018 until late March 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

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Onikoube Snow Depth Statistics

Official snow depth numbers from the current season and previous season
December January February March
1st - - 1st 90cm 100cm 1st 160cm 150cm 1st 130cm 240cm
2nd - - 2nd 100cm 100cm 2nd 170cm 150cm 2nd 130cm 220cm
3rd - - 3rd 115cm 110cm 3rd 170cm 150cm 3rd 130cm 250cm
4th - - 4th 115cm 110cm 4th 170cm 150cm 4th 130cm 210cm
5th - - 5th 115cm 110cm 5th 140cm 150cm 5th 130cm 210cm
6th - - 6th 115cm 110cm 6th 130cm 150cm 6th 130cm 200cm
7th - - 7th 115cm 110cm 7th 130cm 150cm 7th 130cm 200cm
8th - - 8th 115cm 110cm 8th 130cm 170cm 8th 130cm 190cm
9th - - 9th 125cm 110cm 9th 130cm 170cm 9th 130cm 180cm
10th - - 10th 125cm 110cm 10th 130cm 170cm 10th 130cm 180cm
11th - - 11th 115cm 130cm 11th 130cm 170cm 11th 130cm 180cm
12th - - 12th 115cm 130cm 12th 130cm 180cm 12th 120cm 180cm
13th - - 13th 130cm 130cm 13th 130cm 180cm 13th 120cm 160cm
14th 35cm - 14th 130cm 130cm 14th 130cm 200cm 14th 120cm 160cm
15th 35cm 70cm 15th 130cm 130cm 15th 130cm 200cm 15th 120cm 160cm
16th 35cm 70cm 16th 130cm 130cm 16th 130cm 200cm 16th 120cm 160cm
17th 30cm 60cm 17th 130cm 130cm 17th 130cm 200cm 17th 120cm 160cm
18th - 60cm 18th 130cm 130cm 18th 130cm 240cm 18th 120cm 160cm
19th - 70cm 19th 140cm 130cm 19th 130cm 240cm 19th 120cm 140cm
20th 40cm 80cm 20th 140cm 130cm 20th 130cm 240cm 20th 120cm 140cm
21st 40cm 80cm 21st 140cm 130cm 21st 130cm 240cm 21st 120cm 140cm
22nd 40cm 80cm 22nd 160cm 120cm 22nd 130cm 240cm 22nd 100cm 50cm
23rd 40cm 80cm 23rd 160cm 120cm 23rd 130cm 240cm 23rd 100cm 50cm
24th 40cm 80cm 24th 160cm 130cm 24th 130cm 240cm 24th 100cm 50cm
25th 40cm 80cm 25th 160cm 130cm 25th 130cm 240cm 25th - 50cm
26th 40cm 80cm 26th 160cm 150cm 26th 130cm 240cm 26th - -
27th 40cm 80cm 27th 160cm 150cm 27th 130cm 240cm 27th - -
28th 70cm 100cm 28th 160cm 150cm 28th 130cm 240cm 28th - -
29th 70cm 100cm 29th 160cm 150cm 29th - - 29th - -
30th 70cm 100cm 30th 160cm 150cm 30th 30th - -
31st 80cm 100cm 31st 160cm 150cm 31st 31st - -

Previous Statistics

Onikoube Facilities

Ski School: Available Snowboard School: Available
Ski and snowboard lessons are available at Onikoube. 
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 Late March
October November December January February March April May June July
Weekends and holidays Normally open from 8:30am until 5:00pm
Weekdays Normally open from 9:00am until 4:45pm
'Nighta' (night skiing)
Weekends and holidays Yes
Weekdays No
Opening information
Opening information
Onikoube is open from 9:00am until 4:45pm on weekdays and from 8:30am until 5pm on weekends and holidays in the daytime.

Nighta is from 22nd December 2018 until 10th March 2019. 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
60 years & over
1 Day 3,700 yen 2,200 yen 2,700 yen
5 Hours 3,200 yen 1,700 yen 2,200 yen
Saturday Nighta (from 4pm) 1,600 yen 1,100 yen 1,100 yen
Sunday Nighta (4pm-close) 1,300 yen 800 yen 800 yen
1 Lift Coupon 300 yen
11 Lift Coupons 3,000 yen
Season Ticket (all) 37,000 yen 11,000 yen 29,000 yen
Season Ticket (weekday) 22,000 yen
Lift Ticket Information A family ticket for 1 adult and 1 child is 4,300 yen.
A family ticket for 2 adult and 1 child is 7,500 yen.
A family ticket for 3 adult and 1 child is 10,700 yen.

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

A weekday-only season ticket for ladies is 17,000 yen.

Getting to Onikoube

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

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No shuttle bus service information is available.
By 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
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.

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There is parking for 2000 vehicles by the base area of the ski hill.

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