Kyowa (Daisen City, Akita)

Kyowa
協和 (秋田県 大仙市)
Planned season: Friday 23rd December 2016 until early March 2017
Official snow depth --- [updated on 24th April 2017]

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Kyowa is located in Daisen city, to the east of Akita city in Akita Prefecture.

Akita Prefecture is located in the Tohoku region of northern Honshu. Akita faces the Sea of Japan in the west and is bordered by Aomori, Iwate, Miyagi and Yamagata prefectures from north to south. The region has cold winters and there are numerous ski hills located around the prefecture, though most of them are small scale with just one or two lifts.

The Mountain

439m
269m
170m
32"
7
2000m
2
20%
45%
35%
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 0 2 0 0

Kyowa Snow Depth Statistics

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

Kyowa Facilities

School
School
Ski School: Available Snowboard School: Available
Ski and snowboard lessons are available at Kyowa. 
Rental
Equipment Rental
Ski Rental: Available Snowboard Rental: Not available
Ski and snowboard equipment rental is available.
Ski and snowboard wear rental is also available. 
Children Facilities
Children's facilities
There are no special facilities for children. 
Park Information
Park information
There are no special snow park facilities. 

Kyowa Season & Opening Times

Typical season is from Late December until Early March
October November December January February March April May June July
                                                           
Daytime
Daytime
Weekends and holidays Normally open from 9:00am until 4:00pm
Weekdays Normally open from 9:00am until 4:00pm
Nighta
'Nighta' (night skiing)
Weekends and holidays Sometimes
Weekdays No
Opening information
Opening information
Kyowa is open from 9am until 4pm in the daytime.

Nighta is on Saturdays only in the main season and from 5pm until 9pm.

Kyowa Lift Ticket Charges

Adults Child
Elementary School age & under
Senior
1 Day 2,500 yen 1,600 yen 1,800 yen
5 Hours 2,200 yen 1,500 yen 1,700 yen
1 Lift Coupon 200 yen 130 yen 130 yen
11 Lift Coupons 2,000 yen 1,300 yen 1,300 yen
Nighta (5pm-9pm) 1,600 yen 1,000 yen 1,600 yen
Season Ticket 18,000 yen 13,000 yen 13,000 yen
Lift Ticket Information A season ticket that is valid at both Kyowa and Taiheizen Opus is available and costs 26,000 yen.

Getting to Kyowa

By public transport
Train
Train
30.9km from Akita Station on the Akita Shinkansen line
12.5km from Ugosakai Station on the Ou Honsen Line
30.9km from Akita Station on the Ou Honsen Line
Transport Information
Information
Kyowa is about 12.5km from Ugosakai Station on the Ou Honsen line and about 31km from Akita Station.

>> More information on the Akita Shinkansen train line
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More information on the Ou Honsen train line
bus
Bus
No shuttle bus service information is available.
By Car
Car
18.6km from the Kyowa IC on the Akita Expressway
22.7km from the Akita Minami IC on the Akita Expressway
Nearest national route: Route 13 (11km away)
Nearest prefecture road: Prefecture Road 316
Direction
Direction
Kyowa can be found just off Prefecture Road 316, in Daisen, to the east of Akita city.

The ski hill is just under 19km from the Kyowa IC exit of the Akita Expressway.

>> More information on Akita Expressway
Parking
Parking
There is parking for 1000 vehicles close to the base of the ski hill. Parking is free every day of the season.

More Information

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Address
Address
Kamishonai-71-1
Kyowafunaoka
Daisen-shi
Akita-ken
019-2401
Telephone
Telephone
018-893-2050
Season dates and information
At the time of writing (3rd April 2017), many ski resorts in Japan have closed for the 2016-2017 season - though some remain open. Season dates shown on these pages are the original planned dates and subject to change.

The information shown on this page is for the 2016-2017 season. Information will be reviewed and updated over the coming months. Data for every ski resort should be updated in time for the start of the 2017-2018 winter season.
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