Oh-dai (Daisen City, Akita)

Oh-dai
大台 (秋田県 大仙市)
Planned season: Friday 23rd December 2016 until Sunday 12th March 2017
Official snow depth Daily updates during snow season

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This ski hill is located to the north east of central Daisen city in the southerhn region of 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

435m
240m
195m
38"
5
1400m
2
20%
30%
50%
Skiers
70%
ropeways Ropeways gondolas Gondolas quad lifts Quad lifts triple lifts Triple lifts pair lifts Pair lifts single lifts Single lifts other lifts Other
Boarders
30%
0 0 0 0 1 1 0

Oh-dai 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 30cm 40cm 1st 60cm 70cm 1st 70cm 60cm
2nd - - 2nd 20cm 40cm 2nd 65cm 75cm 2nd 70cm 60cm
3rd - - 3rd 20cm - 3rd 65cm 75cm 3rd 70cm 65cm
4th - - 4th 20cm - 4th 65cm 75cm 4th 70cm 65cm
5th - - 5th 20cm - 5th 65cm 75cm 5th 70cm 60cm
6th - - 6th 20cm - 6th 55cm 75cm 6th 70cm 60cm
7th - - 7th 20cm - 7th 55cm 75cm 7th 60cm 35cm
8th - - 8th 10cm 25cm 8th 55cm 85cm 8th 75cm 35cm
9th - - 9th 5cm 30cm 9th 60cm 85cm 9th 75cm 35cm
10th - - 10th 5cm 35cm 10th 60cm 85cm 10th 75cm 35cm
11th - - 11th 25cm 35cm 11th 65cm 85cm 11th 80cm 35cm
12th - - 12th 55cm 40cm 12th 70cm 85cm 12th 80cm 35cm
13th - - 13th 80cm 40cm 13th 70cm 80cm 13th - 30cm
14th - - 14th 80cm 40cm 14th 70cm 70cm 14th - -
15th - - 15th 80cm 40cm 15th 70cm 60cm 15th - -
16th - - 16th 80cm 40cm 16th 70cm 65cm 16th - -
17th - - 17th 80cm 40cm 17th 70cm 75cm 17th - -
18th - - 18th 70cm 45cm 18th 60cm 75cm 18th - -
19th - - 19th 70cm 45cm 19th 70cm 70cm 19th - -
20th - 5cm 20th 70cm 60cm 20th 80cm 65cm 20th - -
21st - 3cm 21st 70cm 60cm 21st 80cm 50cm 21st - -
22nd - 0cm 22nd 65cm 60cm 22nd 80cm 50cm 22nd - -
23rd 0cm 0cm 23rd 70cm 80cm 23rd 80cm 50cm 23rd - -
24th 0cm 0cm 24th 70cm 80cm 24th 70cm 50cm 24th - -
25th 3cm 0cm 25th 70cm 80cm 25th 80cm 50cm 25th - -
26th - 1cm 26th 75cm 80cm 26th 80cm 60cm 26th - -
27th 0cm 30cm 27th 75cm 60cm 27th 80cm 60cm 27th - -
28th 0cm 40cm 28th 70cm 65cm 28th 80cm 60cm 28th - -
29th 1cm 40cm 29th 65cm 65cm 29th - 60cm 29th - -
30th 30cm 40cm 30th 60cm 65cm 30th 30th - -
31st 35cm 40cm 31st 55cm 65cm 31st 31st - -

Oh-dai Facilities

School
School
Ski School: Available Snowboard School: Available
Ski and snowboard lessons are available at Oh-dai. 
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
There are no special children facilities. 
Park Information
Park information
There is a 'Snowboard Park' area near base featuring one make and jumps. 

Oh-dai Season & Opening Times

Typical season is from Late December until Mid 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 Yes
Weekdays Yes
Opening information
Opening information
Oh-dai is open from 9am until 4pm in the daytime until 14th February 2017.

From 15th February 2017, it is open from 12 noon until 4pm.

It is open for nighta on Fridays and Saturdays until mid-February (5:30pm until 9:30pm); 2nd January until 9th January; and every day between 15th February and 11th March 2017 (5pm-9:30pm).

Oh-dai Lift Ticket Charges

Adults Child
Elementary School age & under
Senior
60 years & over
1 Day 2,850 yen 1,600 yen 1,600 yen
4 Hours 2,050 yen 1,200 yen 1,200 yen
PM & Nighta 2,850 yen 1,600 yen 1,600 yen
Nighta 2 Hours 1,500 yen 800 yen 800 yen
Nighta 2,050 yen 1,200 yen 1,200 yen
1 Lift Coupon 230 yen 150 yen 150 yen
11 Lift Coupons 2,350 yen 1,500 yen 1,500 yen
Season Ticket (all) 28,750 yen 16,450 yen 16,450 yen
Season Ticket (nighta) 12,300 yen 8,200 yen 8,200 yen
Lift Ticket Information Ski-kodomo-no-hi (Children's Day) is on 8th January 2017 and the third Sunday of the month. On those days, a 1 day ticket for children is free.

Getting to Oh-dai

By public transport
Train
Train
14.3km from Kakunodate Station on the Akita Shinkansen line
14.3km from Kakunodate Station on the Tazawako line
Transport Information
Information
This ski hill is just over 14km from Kakunodate Station.

>> More information on the Akita Shinkansen train line
bus
Bus
No shuttle bus service information is available.
By Car
Car
25.7km from the Omagari IC on the Akita Expressway
Nearest national route: Route 105 (12.4km away)
Nearest prefecture road: Prefecture Road 50
Direction
Direction
This ski hill is about 26km from the Omagari IC exit on the Akita Expressway.

It is about 12km off Route 105, on Prefecture Road 50.

>> More information on Akita Expressway
Parking
Parking
There is parking for over 500 vehicles close to the base area. Parking is free every day of the season.

More Information

Visit official website
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Address
Address
Ohdai-1-2 Oh-tacho
Kawaguchi
Daisen-shi
Akita-ken
019-1615
Telephone
Telephone
0187-89-1788
Season dates and information
At the time of writing (mid May), almost all ski resorts in Japan have closed for the 2016-2017 season.

The information shown on this page is for the 2016-2017 season. Planned season dates and information for the 2017-2018 season will be updated over the coming months. Data for every ski resort should be updated in time for the start of the 2017-2018 winter season.
Current resort snow depth
Daily updates during snow season
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Other nearby ski resorts
Approx. distance from Oh-dai by road (in winter)
Omagari Family (26.9km)
Yokote Koen (29km)
Tazawako (33.3km)
Oomori (34.9km)
Kyowa (47.8km)
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