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
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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

ropeways Ropeways gondolas Gondolas quad lifts Quad lifts triple lifts Triple lifts pair lifts Pair lifts single lifts Single lifts other lifts Other
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Daisen White Resort Snow Depth Statistics

Official snow depth numbers from the current season and previous season
December January February March
1st - - 1st 75cm 45cm 1st 105cm 135cm 1st 40cm 110cm
2nd - - 2nd 80cm 45cm 2nd 100cm 130cm 2nd 40cm 100cm
3rd - - 3rd 85cm 47cm 3rd 95cm 125cm 3rd 40cm 100cm
4th - - 4th 75cm 55cm 4th 65cm 135cm 4th 35cm 90cm
5th - - 5th 75cm 55cm 5th 65cm 160cm 5th 30cm 75cm
6th - - 6th 70cm 55cm 6th 60cm 165cm 6th 30cm 65cm
7th - - 7th 75cm 63cm 7th 55cm 165cm 7th 25cm 65cm
8th - - 8th 70cm 55cm 8th 55cm 175cm 8th 25cm 60cm
9th - - 9th 70cm 40cm 9th 65cm 165cm 9th 25cm 50cm
10th - - 10th 65cm 50cm 10th 75cm 160cm 10th 20cm 50cm
11th - - 11th 60cm 90cm 11th 80cm 150cm 11th - 50cm
12th - - 12th 60cm 100cm 12th 85cm 170cm 12th - 50cm
13th - - 13th 55cm 100cm 13th 80cm 175cm 13th - 45cm
14th - - 14th 55cm 105cm 14th 85cm 170cm 14th - 45cm
15th - - 15th 50cm 100cm 15th 90cm 155cm 15th - 40cm
16th - - 16th 55cm 95cm 16th 85cm 150cm 16th - 20cm
17th - - 17th 65cm 60cm 17th 100cm 140cm 17th - -
18th - - 18th 65cm 50cm 18th 100cm 145cm 18th - -
19th - - 19th 70cm 45cm 19th 90cm 140cm 19th - -
20th 8cm - 20th 65cm 40cm 20th 60cm 140cm 20th - -
21st 5cm - 21st 60cm 40cm 21st 60cm 135cm 21st - -
22nd 1cm - 22nd 60cm 40cm 22nd 60cm 145cm 22nd - -
23rd 0cm 40cm 23rd 60cm 50cm 23rd 55cm 145cm 23rd - -
24th 2cm 35cm 24th 60cm 60cm 24th 55cm 140cm 24th - -
25th 2cm 30cm 25th 60cm 90cm 25th 55cm 135cm 25th - -
26th 1cm 30cm 26th 80cm 120cm 26th 50cm 135cm 26th - -
27th 2cm 45cm 27th 95cm 140cm 27th 50cm 130cm 27th - -
28th 20cm 55cm 28th 95cm 140cm 28th 45cm 125cm 28th - -
29th 50cm 55cm 29th 95cm 135cm 29th - - 29th - -
30th 80cm 50cm 30th 90cm 140cm 30th 30th - -
31st 85cm 45cm 31st 80cm 145cm 31st 31st - -

Previous Statistics

Daisen White Resort Facilities

Ski School: Available Snowboard School: Available
Ski and snowboard lessons are available at Daisen White Resort. 
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
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 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
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
12.8km from Hoki Mizoguchi Station on the Hakubi line
20.9km from Yonago Station on the Sanin Honsen line
Transport Information
Hoki Mizoguchi Station on the Hakubi line is about 13km away.
A shuttle bus is available from the outlying car parks, but apparently not from a local station.
By 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
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.
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.

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