Daisen White Resort (Daisen Town, Tottori)

Daisen White Resort
だいせんホワイトリゾート (鳥取県 大山町)
Planned season: Friday 21st December 2018 until late March 2019
Official snow depth --- [updated on 17th December 2018]

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Daisen White Resort is located in Daisen town to the south west of Yonago city in Tottori Prefecture. It is on the northern slopes of Mt Daisen - a volcanic mountain with an elevation of over 1700m, making it the highest in the Chugoku region. The resort has four main areas - Kokusai, Uenohara, Nakanohara and Gouenzan. The resort has been operating since 1956 and today has four main areas. There are three other separate ski hills on the slopes of Mt Daisen - Daisen Masumizu Kogen, Oku Daizen and Kagamiganaru.

For the 2017-2018 season there were some ski lift changes in the Kokusai area of Daisen White Resort - a few taken out and changed. There are now a total of 10 pair lifts and 4 triple lifts as well as two access pair lifts that are used to get to the slopes. There is also now a new connecting course from the Kokusai area to the Uenohara area.

Tottori Prefecture is located in the Chugoku region of western Japan. There are a number of ski and snowboard resorts in the Tottori, with most gathered around Mt Daisen in the western region of the prefecture.

The Mountain

1039m
296m
743m
30"
9
1600m
14
10%
70%
20%
Skiers
60%
ropeways Ropeways gondolas Gondolas quad lifts Quad lifts triple lifts Triple lifts pair lifts Pair lifts single lifts Single lifts other lifts Other
Boarders
40%
0 0 0 4 10 0 0

Daisen White Resort Snow Depth Statistics

Official snow depth numbers from the current season and previous season
December January February March
18/19
season
17/18
season
18/19
season
17/18
season
18/19
season
17/18
season
18/19
season
17/18
season
1st - - 1st - 45cm 1st - 135cm 1st - 110cm
2nd - - 2nd - 45cm 2nd - 130cm 2nd - 100cm
3rd - - 3rd - 47cm 3rd - 125cm 3rd - 100cm
4th - - 4th - 55cm 4th - 135cm 4th - 90cm
5th - - 5th - 55cm 5th - 160cm 5th - 75cm
6th - - 6th - 55cm 6th - 165cm 6th - 65cm
7th - - 7th - 63cm 7th - 165cm 7th - 65cm
8th - - 8th - 55cm 8th - 175cm 8th - 60cm
9th - - 9th - 40cm 9th - 165cm 9th - 50cm
10th - - 10th - 50cm 10th - 160cm 10th - 50cm
11th - - 11th - 90cm 11th - 150cm 11th - 50cm
12th - - 12th - 100cm 12th - 170cm 12th - 50cm
13th - - 13th - 100cm 13th - 175cm 13th - 45cm
14th - - 14th - 105cm 14th - 170cm 14th - 45cm
15th - - 15th - 100cm 15th - 155cm 15th - 40cm
16th - - 16th - 95cm 16th - 150cm 16th - 20cm
17th - - 17th - 60cm 17th - 140cm 17th - -
18th - - 18th - 50cm 18th - 145cm 18th - -
19th - - 19th - 45cm 19th - 140cm 19th - -
20th - - 20th - 40cm 20th - 140cm 20th - -
21st - - 21st - 40cm 21st - 135cm 21st - -
22nd - - 22nd - 40cm 22nd - 145cm 22nd - -
23rd - 40cm 23rd - 50cm 23rd - 145cm 23rd - -
24th - 35cm 24th - 60cm 24th - 140cm 24th - -
25th - 30cm 25th - 90cm 25th - 135cm 25th - -
26th - 30cm 26th - 120cm 26th - 135cm 26th - -
27th - 45cm 27th - 140cm 27th - 130cm 27th - -
28th - 55cm 28th - 140cm 28th - 125cm 28th - -
29th - 55cm 29th - 135cm 29th - - 29th - -
30th - 50cm 30th - 140cm 30th 30th - -
31st - 45cm 31st - 145cm 31st 31st - -

Previous Statistics

Daisen White Resort Facilities

School
School
Ski School: Available Snowboard School: Available
Ski and snowboard lessons are available at Daisen White Resort. 
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
The 'Takapiyo Land' Kids Park is located in the Gouenzan area and costs 500 yen to enter and use the moving belt and facilities. Sledge and other items for playing in the snow are available to rent at no extra cost. The facility is usually from 10:00am until 4:00pm. 
Park Information
Park information
The 'DK Park' is a slopestyle park area located in the Kokusai Area by the K1 pair lift. 

Daisen White Resort Season & Opening Times

Typical season is from Mid December until Late March
October November December January February March April May June July
                                                           
Daytime
Daytime
Weekends and holidays Normally open from 8:00am until 5:00pm
Weekdays Normally open from 8:00am until 5:00pm
Nighta
'Nighta' (night skiing)
Weekends and holidays Sometimes
Weekdays No
Opening information
Opening information
Daisen White Resort is normally open from 8:00am until 5:00pm in the daytime.

Nighta is from 5:00pm until 9:00pm on the below dates with the U1 Lift operating in the Uenohara area:

December 2018: 29th-31st
January 2019: 1st-2nd, 5th, 12th-13th, 19th, 26th
February 2019: 2nd, 9th-10th, 16th, 23rd

The access lift is open until 7:30pm.

Daisen White Resort Lift Ticket Charges

Adults Child
Elementary School age
Senior
1 Day (weekend & holidays) 4,900 yen 3,500 yen
1 Day (weekdays) 4,300 yen 3,500 yen
2 Days 8,600 yen 6,500 yen
Morning (8am-1pm) 3,700 yen 2,200 yen
Afternoon (11:30am-5pm) 3,700 yen 2,200 yen
1 Lift Coupon 500 yen
Nighta (5pm-9pm) 2,500 yen
Long Nighta (3pm-9pm) 3,000 yen
Season Ticket (all) 55,000 yen 35,000 yen
Season Ticket (weekdays) 35,000 yen
Lift Ticket Information A 500 yen deposit is required.

The one day, two day and half day tickets are not valid for nighta. A nighta or season ticket is required. The access lift closes at 7:30pm.

An adult and child ticket normally costs 7,300 yen.

'Family Day' is Saturday 26th January and 23rd February 2019 - on those days a adult and child ticket costs 5,900 yen.

Getting to Daisen White Resort

By public transport
Train
Train
12.8km from Hoki Mizoguchi Station on the Hakubi line
20.9km from Yonago Station on the Sanin Honsen line
Transport Information
Information
Hoki Mizoguchi Station on the Hakubi line is about 13km away.
bus
Bus
A shuttle bus is available from the outlying car parks, but apparently not from a local station.
By Car
Car
10.5km from the Mizokuchi IC on the Yonago Expressway
13.6km from the Yonago IC on the Yonago Expressway
Nearest national route: Route 181 (12.8km away)
Nearest prefecture road: Prefecture Road 24
Direction
Direction
Daisen White World is located to the east of Yonago city centre on the slopes of Mt Daisen.

From the city take Prefecture Road 24 eastwards towards the mountain - the resort can be found just off this road.
Parking
Parking
There are a few car parks available close to the resort and cost either 1,000 yen or 1,500 yen (covered car park). There is a special weekday 'half price off' charge at the time of writing this. Some of them require a shuttle bus trip to get to the lifts.

More Information

Visit official website
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Address
Address
Ouyama
Daisen-cho
Saihaku-gun
Tottori-ken
689-3318
Telephone
Telephone
0859-52-2315
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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