Onbara Kogen (Kagamino Town, Okayama)

Onbara Kogen
恩原高原 (岡山県 鏡野町)
Planned season: Saturday 22nd December 2018 until early March 2019
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Onbara Kogen is located in Kagamino town in the northern region of Okayama Prefecture. This ski hill has two connected areas called Panorama and Lakeside - each with a separate base area. In summer it is a popular camping area.

Okayama Prefecture is in the Chugoku region of western Japan. The ski hills in Okayama are found in the northern mountainous region of the prefecture close to the border with Tottori Prefecture. Okayama Prefecture also boarders Hyogo Prefecture and Hiroshima Prefecture.

The Mountain

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Onbara Kogen Snow Depth Statistics

Official snow depth numbers from the current season and previous season
December January February March
1st - - 1st 70cm 25cm 1st 110cm 120cm 1st 35cm 45cm
2nd - - 2nd 70cm 25cm 2nd 105cm 120cm 2nd 30cm 45cm
3rd - - 3rd 70cm 35cm 3rd 100cm 120cm 3rd 25cm 45cm
4th - - 4th 90cm 45cm 4th 85cm 110cm 4th 20cm 35cm
5th - - 5th 80cm 50cm 5th 70cm 130cm 5th - 15cm
6th - - 6th 65cm 50cm 6th 65cm 130cm 6th - -
7th - - 7th 65cm 55cm 7th 60cm 130cm 7th - -
8th - - 8th 55cm 50cm 8th 55cm 130cm 8th - -
9th - - 9th 60cm 40cm 9th 60cm 125cm 9th - -
10th - - 10th 60cm 45cm 10th 70cm 120cm 10th - -
11th - - 11th 60cm 50cm 11th 70cm 110cm 11th - -
12th - - 12th 55cm 50cm 12th 70cm 120cm 12th - -
13th - - 13th 55cm 50cm 13th 70cm 120cm 13th - -
14th - - 14th 45cm 65cm 14th 75cm 120cm 14th - -
15th - - 15th 40cm 65cm 15th 75cm 110cm 15th - -
16th - - 16th 40cm 60cm 16th 70cm 105cm 16th - -
17th - - 17th 45cm 50cm 17th 70cm 100cm 17th - -
18th - - 18th 45cm 35cm 18th 70cm 105cm 18th - -
19th - - 19th 50cm 30cm 19th 60cm 105cm 19th - -
20th - - 20th 40cm 25cm 20th 55cm 90cm 20th - -
21st - - 21st 40cm 25cm 21st 55cm 75cm 21st - -
22nd 1cm - 22nd 40cm 25cm 22nd 55cm 75cm 22nd - -
23rd - 25cm 23rd 40cm 35cm 23rd 50cm 75cm 23rd - -
24th - 25cm 24th 45cm 35cm 24th 50cm 70cm 24th - -
25th - - 25th 45cm 60cm 25th 45cm 70cm 25th - -
26th - - 26th 80cm 90cm 26th 40cm 65cm 26th - -
27th 0cm 20cm 27th 100cm 120cm 27th 40cm 65cm 27th - -
28th 15cm 30cm 28th 100cm 120cm 28th 35cm 55cm 28th - -
29th 40cm 30cm 29th 100cm 120cm 29th - - 29th - -
30th 70cm 30cm 30th 100cm 120cm 30th 30th - -
31st 70cm 25cm 31st 95cm 120cm 31st 31st - -

Previous Statistics

Onbara Kogen Facilities

Ski School: Available Snowboard School: Available
Ski and snowboard lessons are available at Onbara Kogen. 
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
Entry into the Kids Park costs 700 yen for children and accompanying adults are charged 300 yen. The Kids Park is at the base in the Panorama area and open on weekends and holidays. 
Park Information
Park information
There are no special snow park facilities. 

Onbara Kogen Season & Opening Times

Typical season is from Mid December until Early March
October November December January February March April May June July
Weekends and holidays Normally open from 8:00am until 5:00pm
Weekdays Normally open from 8:00am until 5:00pm
'Nighta' (night skiing)
Weekends and holidays Yes
Weekdays Yes
Opening information
Opening information
Onbara Kogen is open from 8:00am until 5:00pm in the daytime.

Nighta is from 5:30pm until 9:00pm.

Onbara Kogen Lift Ticket Charges

Adults Child
Junior High School age & under
60 years & over
1 Day 4,300 yen 2,800 yen
Morning (8:30am-1pm) 2,800 yen
Afternoon (12pm-5pm) 2,800 yen
Nighta (5:30pm-9pm) 2,500 yen
1 Lift Voucher 260 yen
11 Lift Vouchers 2,600 yen
Season Ticket 34,000 yen 10,000 yen 28,000 yen
Lift Ticket Information An adult and child pair ticket for 1 Day is 6,000 yen; a Half Day ticket is 5,000 yen.

Entry to the Kids Park is 700 yen for children and 300 yen for accompanying adults.

Kids Day is on Saturday 12th January, 6th January, 9th February and 23rd February 2019.

The season ticket includes nighta and free parking.

Getting to Onbara Kogen

By public transport
26.8km from Mochigase Station on the Inbi line
Transport Information
Onbara Kogen is 27km from Mochigase Station on the Inbi line.

Innosho Station on the Kishin line is about 38km to the south.
No shuttle bus service information is available.
By Car
28.4km from the Mochigase IC on the Tottori Expressway
35.1km from the Chizu IC on the Tottori Expressway
37.9km from the Innosho IC on the Chugoku Expressway
Nearest national route: Route 482 (2.7km away)
Onbara Kogen can be easily reached from the Tottori Expressway and Chugoku Expressway.

From the Innosho IC on the Chugoku Expressway, turn right onto Route 179 and head north for about 31km until reaching Route 482. Turn right onto Route 482. The approach road is on the left hand side off Route 482, and the ski hill itself is a few kilometres from the main road.
Parking costs 500 yen every day for cars - which the resort mentions goes towards helping with snow clearing! There is no parking charge for entry after 3:00pm.

There is parking for 1,000 cars in the Panorama area and 700 cars in the Lakeside base.

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