Yabuhara Kogen (Kiso Town, Nagano)

Yabuhara Kogen
(長野県 木曽町)
Planned season: Saturday 21st December 2019 until Sunday 29th March 2020
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Yabuhara Kogen is located on the north east slopes of Okumine, close to the centre of Kiso village in the western region of Nagano Prefecture.

Nagano Prefecture is located in the Chubu region of the main island of Honshu. Most of the Northern Alps, Central Alps and Southern Alps are located within Nagano (along with neighbouring prefectures). Nagano has the second highest number of ski and snowboard resorts in all of Japan and they are spread around the whole prefecture. Nagano city and many of the major ski resorts are located in the northern region.

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The Mountain

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Yabuhara Kogen Snow Depth Statistics

Official snow depth numbers from the current season and previous season
December January February March
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11th - - 11th 50cm 50cm 11th 110cm 100cm 11th 130cm 100cm
12th - - 12th 50cm 50cm 12th 100cm 120cm 12th 120cm 100cm
13th - - 13th 50cm 50cm 13th 100cm 120cm 13th 90cm 100cm
14th - - 14th 50cm 60cm 14th 110cm 120cm 14th 100cm 100cm
15th - - 15th 50cm 60cm 15th 100cm 120cm 15th 100cm 100cm
16th - - 16th 50cm 60cm 16th 100cm 120cm 16th 90cm 100cm
17th - - 17th 60cm 60cm 17th 110cm 120cm 17th 90cm 100cm
18th - - 18th 60cm 70cm 18th 100cm 120cm 18th 120cm 100cm
19th - - 19th 60cm 70cm 19th 100cm 120cm 19th 90cm 100cm
20th - - 20th 70cm 70cm 20th 100cm 120cm 20th 90cm 100cm
21st 40cm 40cm 21st 70cm 70cm 21st 100cm 120cm 21st 90cm 100cm
22nd 40cm 40cm 22nd 80cm 70cm 22nd 100cm 120cm 22nd 90cm 100cm
23rd 40cm 40cm 23rd 70cm 70cm 23rd 100cm 120cm 23rd 90cm 100cm
24th 40cm 40cm 24th 70cm 80cm 24th 100cm 120cm 24th 90cm 100cm
25th 40cm 40cm 25th 90cm 80cm 25th 100cm 120cm 25th 120cm 100cm
26th 40cm 40cm 26th 90cm 90cm 26th 100cm 120cm 26th 110cm 100cm
27th 40cm 40cm 27th 90cm 90cm 27th 100cm 120cm 27th 120cm 100cm
28th 40cm 40cm 28th 90cm 90cm 28th 100cm 120cm 28th 80cm 100cm
29th 40cm 50cm 29th 90cm 90cm 29th 100cm - 29th 80cm 100cm
30th 40cm 50cm 30th 90cm 90cm 30th 30th 0cm 100cm
31st 40cm 50cm 31st 90cm 90cm 31st 31st - 100cm

Previous Statistics

Yabuhara Kogen Facilities

Ski School: Available Snowboard School: Available
Ski and snowboard lessons are available at Yabuhara Kogen. 
Equipment Rental
Ski Rental: Available Snowboard Rental: Available
Ski and snowboard equipment rental is available.
Sledge and wear rental is also available. 
Children Facilities
Children's facilities
The Maruyama Family course at the base has a special sledging area. 
Park Information
Park information
No confirmed snow park for this season. 

Yabuhara Kogen 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 4:30pm
Weekdays Normally open from 8:30am until 4:30pm
'Nighta' (night skiing)
Weekends and holidays No
Weekdays No
Opening information
Opening information
Yabuhara Kogen is open from 8:30am until 4:30pm. Early season lifts close at 4:00pm.

There is no nighta at this ski hill.

Yabuhara Kogen Lift Ticket Charges

Adults Child
Junior High School age & under
50 years & over
1 Day 4,400 yen 2,300 yen 3,400 yen
1 Lift Coupon 300 yen 300 yen 300 yen
12 Lift Coupons 3,300 yen 3,300 yen 3,300 yen
4 Hours 3,400 yen 3,400 yen 3,400 yen
Season Ticket 33,000 yen 17,000 yen 30,000 yen
Spring Season (from 6th Feb) 16,000 yen 12,000 yen
Lift Ticket Information 2019-2020 Season Lift Tickets

Every Wednesday, a 1 day lift ticket is 2,400 yen for adults; 1,300 yen for children; and 1,900 yen for seniors (not valid on 1st January 2020).

Every Friday, a 1 day lift ticket is 2,400 yen for adult; 2,300 yen for children --- females only! (Not valid on 3rd January 2020).

Every Monday, a 1 day seniors lift ticket is 2,400 yen (not valid on 30th December 2019 and 24th February 2020).

A season ticket valid for 2 adults and 2 children is available for 54,000 yen.

Season tickets allow owners to obtain discounts on lift tickets at nearby resorts Kiso Fukushima, Nomugitoge and Ciao Ontake.

Getting to Yabuhara Kogen

By public transport
7.9km from Yabuhara Station on the Chuo Honsen line
34km from Shiojiri Station on the Shinonoi Line
Transport Information
Yabuhara Kogen is about 8km from Yabuhara Station on the Chuo Honsen line.
A shuttle bus is available from Yabuhara Station and costs 100 yen.

The bus ride takes about 20 minutes.
By Car
31.4km from the Ina IC on the Chuo Expressway
36.6km from the Shiojiri IC on the Nagano Expressway
Nearest national route: Route 19 (8.1km away)
Nearest prefecture road: Prefecture Road 26
Yabuhara Kogen is about 31km from the Ina IC exit of the Chuo Expressway and just under 37km from the Shiojiri IC exit of the Nagano Expressway.

The ski hill can be found just to the north west of Yabuhara Kogen off Prefecture Road 26. About 5km from the central area of Kiso village on that road the turn off for the ski hill is clearly signposted.

>> More information on the Chuo Expressway
More information on the Nagano Expressway

About 2 and a half hours from Nagoya.
About 3 and a half hours from Tokyo.
About 5 hours from Osaka.

Parking is available for 1500 vehicles by the base of Yabuhara Kogen. It is free every day of the season.

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