Oku Daizen (Kofu Town, Tottori)

Oku Daizen
奥大山 (鳥取県 江府町)
Planned season: Saturday 15th December 2018 until Sunday 17th March 2019
Official snow depth Daily updates during snow season

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Oku Daizen is located in Kofu town to the south west of Yonago city in Tottori Prefecture. It is on the southern slopes of Mt Daisen - a volcanic mountain with an elevation of over 1700m, making it the highest in the Chugoku region. There are three other separate ski hills on the slopes of Mt Daisen - Daisen White Resort, Daisen Masumizu Kogen and Kagamiganaru.

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

1000m
260m
740m
35"
4
1200m
2
30%
30%
40%
Skiers
90%
ropeways Ropeways gondolas Gondolas quad lifts Quad lifts triple lifts Triple lifts pair lifts Pair lifts single lifts Single lifts other lifts Other
Boarders
10%
0 0 0 0 2 0 0

Oku Daizen 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 65cm 45cm 1st 65cm 103cm 1st 30cm 61cm
2nd - - 2nd 69cm 46cm 2nd 63cm 100cm 2nd 30cm 56cm
3rd - - 3rd 68cm 50cm 3rd 61cm 103cm 3rd 30cm 54cm
4th - - 4th 60cm 54cm 4th 43cm 105cm 4th - 51cm
5th - - 5th 50cm 57cm 5th 41cm 128cm 5th - 40cm
6th - - 6th 50cm 58cm 6th 40cm 128cm 6th - 42cm
7th - - 7th 46cm 65cm 7th 39cm 129cm 7th - 41cm
8th - - 8th 41cm 57cm 8th 38cm 129cm 8th - 33cm
9th - - 9th 40cm 42cm 9th 38cm 123cm 9th - 35cm
10th - - 10th 40cm 59cm 10th 50cm 114cm 10th - 33cm
11th - - 11th 38cm 90cm 11th 52cm 114cm 11th - 30cm
12th - - 12th 38cm 100cm 12th 57cm 131cm 12th - 30cm
13th - - 13th 38cm 96cm 13th 56cm 130cm 13th - 30cm
14th - - 14th 38cm 103cm 14th 53cm 128cm 14th - 30cm
15th 15cm - 15th 35cm 94cm 15th 50cm 112cm 15th - -
16th 15cm 30cm 16th 40cm 84cm 16th 45cm 110cm 16th - -
17th 10cm 40cm 17th 40cm 70cm 17th 58cm 106cm 17th - -
18th 10cm 45cm 18th 40cm 56cm 18th 56cm 106cm 18th - -
19th 10cm 42cm 19th 40cm 52cm 19th 55cm 104cm 19th - -
20th 3cm 48cm 20th 35cm 50cm 20th 45cm 100cm 20th - -
21st 3cm 44cm 21st 36cm 50cm 21st 45cm 97cm 21st - -
22nd 0cm 40cm 22nd 35cm 50cm 22nd 45cm 98cm 22nd - -
23rd 0cm 40cm 23rd 35cm 63cm 23rd 40cm 96cm 23rd - -
24th 3cm 35cm 24th 35cm 64cm 24th 40cm 94cm 24th - -
25th 3cm 30cm 25th 35cm 91cm 25th 35cm 88cm 25th - -
26th 0cm 40cm 26th 50cm 106cm 26th 32cm 84cm 26th - -
27th 3cm 56cm 27th 80cm 119cm 27th 32cm 80cm 27th - -
28th 15cm 55cm 28th 72cm 111cm 28th 30cm 75cm 28th - -
29th 45cm 53cm 29th 76cm 105cm 29th - - 29th - -
30th 60cm 50cm 30th 70cm 114cm 30th 30th - -
31st 60cm 45cm 31st 60cm 110cm 31st 31st - -

Oku Daizen Facilities

School
School
Ski School: Available Snowboard School: Available
Ski and snowboard lessons are available at Oku Daizen. 
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 'Chibbiko' course for young children is located near base as well as a special 'Beginners' area. 
Park Information
Park information
There is a 'JIB Area' snow park is located near base. 

Oku Daizen Season & Opening Times

Typical season is from Mid December until Mid March
October November December January February March April May June July
                                                           
Daytime
Daytime
Weekends and holidays Normally open from 8:30am until 5:00pm
Weekdays Normally open from 8:30am until 5:00pm
Nighta
'Nighta' (night skiing)
Weekends and holidays No
Weekdays No
Opening information
Opening information
Oku Daizen is open from 8:30am until 5:00pm.

There is no nighta at this ski hill.

Oku Daizen Lift Ticket Charges

Adults Child Senior
1 Day 4,000 yen 3,000 yen 3,000 yen
Morning (open-12:30pm) 3,000 yen 2,000 yen 2,500 yen
Afternoon (12:30pm-closing) 3,000 yen 2,000 yen 2,500 yen
1 Lift Coupon 250 yen 250 yen
12 Lift Coupons 2,500 yen 2,500 yen
Season Ticket 40,000 yen 30,000 yen
Lift Ticket Information Senior ticket for over 60s valid on weekdays.

Getting to Oku Daizen

By public transport
Train
Train
11.9km from Ebi Station on the Hakubi line
Transport Information
Information
Oku Daizen is about 12km from Ebi Station on the Hakubi line.
bus
Bus
No shuttle bus service is available.
By Car
Car
13.7km from the Kofu IC on the Yonago Expressway
19km from the Hiruzen IC on the Yonago Expressway
Nearest national route: Route 482 (7.2km away)
Nearest prefecture road: Prefecture Road 45
Direction
Direction
Oku Daizen is under 14km from the Kofu IC exit on the Yonago Expressway and 19km from the Hiruzen IC exit on the same road.

From the Kofu IC exit, turn left onto Route 181 and after 1.5km turn left onto Route 482. After 5km on this road km there is a turn off to the left for Prefecture Road 45. Turn left here and follow the road for 4.5km until reaching a junction. Turn left onto Prefecture Road 45 and follow the signs to the ski hill.
Parking
Parking
There are a number of car parks for 400 vehicles close to the base. Parking is free every day of the season.

More Information

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Address
Address
Mitsukue 837-13
Kofu-cho
Hino-gun
Tottori-ken
689-4424
Telephone
Telephone
0859-77-2828
2019-2020 SEASON INFO
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