Banshogahara (Ueda City, Nagano)

Banshogahara
番所ヶ原 (長野県 上田市)
Planned season: Saturday 22nd December 2018 until late March 2019
Official snow depth --- [updated on 19th December 2018]

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Banshogahara is a small ski hill located in the south-west region of Ueda city in 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.

Regional information Learn more about the Nagano region

The Mountain

1400m
200m
1200m
25"
5
1000m
2
25%
50%
25%
Skiers
70%
ropeways Ropeways gondolas Gondolas quad lifts Quad lifts triple lifts Triple lifts pair lifts Pair lifts single lifts Single lifts other lifts Other
Boarders
30%
0 0 0 0 1 1 0

Banshogahara Snow Depth Statistics

Official snow depth numbers from the current season and previous season
December January February March
18/19
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17/18
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18/19
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17/18
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18/19
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17/18
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18/19
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17/18
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1st - - 1st - 40cm 1st - 55cm 1st - 65cm
2nd - - 2nd - 40cm 2nd - 55cm 2nd - 65cm
3rd - - 3rd - 40cm 3rd - 65cm 3rd - 65cm
4th - - 4th - 45cm 4th - 65cm 4th - 65cm
5th - - 5th - 45cm 5th - 65cm 5th - 65cm
6th - - 6th - 45cm 6th - 65cm 6th - 50cm
7th - - 7th - 45cm 7th - 65cm 7th - 50cm
8th - - 8th - 40cm 8th - 65cm 8th - 50cm
9th - - 9th - 40cm 9th - 65cm 9th - 50cm
10th - - 10th - 40cm 10th - 65cm 10th - 50cm
11th - - 11th - 40cm 11th - 65cm 11th - 50cm
12th - - 12th - 40cm 12th - 65cm 12th - 50cm
13th - - 13th - 40cm 13th - 65cm 13th - 50cm
14th - - 14th - 40cm 14th - 65cm 14th - 50cm
15th - - 15th - 40cm 15th - 65cm 15th - 50cm
16th - - 16th - 40cm 16th - 65cm 16th - -
17th - - 17th - 40cm 17th - 65cm 17th - -
18th - - 18th - 40cm 18th - 65cm 18th - -
19th - - 19th - 40cm 19th - 65cm 19th - -
20th - - 20th - 40cm 20th - 65cm 20th - -
21st - - 21st - 40cm 21st - 65cm 21st - -
22nd - - 22nd - 40cm 22nd - 65cm 22nd - -
23rd - 30cm 23rd - 55cm 23rd - 65cm 23rd - -
24th - 30cm 24th - 55cm 24th - 65cm 24th - -
25th - 35cm 25th - 55cm 25th - 65cm 25th - -
26th - 35cm 26th - 55cm 26th - 65cm 26th - -
27th - 40cm 27th - 55cm 27th - 65cm 27th - -
28th - 40cm 28th - 55cm 28th - 65cm 28th - -
29th - 40cm 29th - 55cm 29th - - 29th - -
30th - 40cm 30th - 55cm 30th 30th - -
31st - 40cm 31st - 55cm 31st 31st - -

Banshogahara Facilities

School
School
Ski School: Available Snowboard School: Not available
Ski lessons are available at Banshogahara. 
Rental
Equipment Rental
Ski Rental: Available Snowboard Rental: Available
Ski and snowboard equipment rental is available. 
Children Facilities
Children's facilities
There is a special 'Kids Area' at the base area of the ski hill. 
Park Information
Park information
There are no special snow park facilities. 

Banshogahara Season & Opening Times

Typical season is from Late December until Late March
October November December January February March April May June July
                                                           
Daytime
Daytime
Weekends and holidays Normally open from 8:30am until 4:00pm
Weekdays Normally open from 8:30am until 4:00pm
Nighta
'Nighta' (night skiing)
Weekends and holidays No
Weekdays No
Opening information
Opening information
Banshogahara is normally open from 8:30am until 4:00pm.

These is no nighta at this ski hill.

Banshogahara Lift Ticket Charges

Adults Child
Elementary School age
Senior
50 years & over
1 Day 3,500 yen 1,500 yen 2,000 yen
11 Lift Coupons 2,500 yen
Season Ticket 25,000 yen 15,000 yen 15,000 yen
Lift Ticket Information Special discounted 1 day tickets for 2,800 yen are available for residents of Ueda City or Nerima (Tokyo).

Getting to Banshogahara

By public transport
Train
Train
30.2km from Ueda Station on the Hokuriku Shinkansen line
24.9km from Oya Station on the Shinano Tetsudo Line
Transport Information
Information
Oya Station on the Shinano Tetsudo line is about 25km from Banshogahara.

Ueda Station on the Hokuriku Shinkansen is just over 30km away.

>> More information on the Hokuriku Shinkansen train line
bus
Bus
No shuttle bus service information is available.
By Car
Car
29.9km from the Tobu Yunomaru IC on the Joshinetsu Expressway
31.4km from the Ueda Sugadaira IC on the Joshinetsu Expressway
Nearest national route: Route 152 (15.6km away)
Nearest prefecture road: Prefecture Road 62
Direction
Direction
Banshogahara is about 30km from the Tobu Yunomaru IC exit on the Joetsu Expressway and over 31km from the Ueda Sugadaira IC exit.

From close by Oya Station, take Route 152 south for just over 9m until reaching the turn off for Prefecture Road 62 on the right hand side. Turn right here and continue on this road for about 15.5km. The ski hill is a few hundred metres off this road on the left hand side.

>> More information on the Joshinetsu Expressway
Parking
Parking
There is a car park at the base of Banshogahara. A moving walkways connects the car park with the slopes.

More Information

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Address
Address
Takeshikamihoniri
Ueda-shi
Nagano-ken
386-0507
Telephone
Telephone
0268-85-282
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!
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