Chokai Kogen Yashima (Yurihonjo City, Akita)

Chokai Kogen Yashima
鳥海高原 矢島 (秋田県 由利本荘市)
Planned season: Friday 16th December 2016 until Monday 20th March 2017
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Chokai Kogen Yashima is a small ski hill located in Yurihonjo 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

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Chokai Kogen Yashima Snow Depth Statistics

Official snow depth numbers from the current season and previous season
December January February March
1st - - 1st 40cm 90cm 1st 140cm 200cm 1st 180cm 155cm
2nd - - 2nd 40cm 80cm 2nd 150cm 200cm 2nd 180cm 155cm
3rd - - 3rd 35cm 70cm 3rd 160cm 200cm 3rd 170cm 150cm
4th - - 4th 40cm 50cm 4th 160cm 200cm 4th 165cm 145cm
5th - - 5th 60cm 50cm 5th 160cm 200cm 5th 165cm 140cm
6th - - 6th 75cm 70cm 6th 155cm 200cm 6th 160cm 140cm
7th - - 7th 75cm 75cm 7th 165cm 200cm 7th 180cm 130cm
8th - - 8th 75cm 80cm 8th 160cm 200cm 8th 185cm 125cm
9th - - 9th 75cm 80cm 9th 160cm 200cm 9th 190cm 125cm
10th - - 10th 75cm 85cm 10th 160cm 200cm 10th 200cm 120cm
11th - - 11th 90cm 90cm 11th 170cm 200cm 11th 195cm 120cm
12th - - 12th 95cm 95cm 12th 180cm 190cm 12th 190cm 120cm
13th - - 13th 100cm 100cm 13th 200cm 185cm 13th 180cm 115cm
14th - - 14th 110cm 110cm 14th 210cm 170cm 14th 170cm 115cm
15th - - 15th 150cm 120cm 15th 230cm 150cm 15th 170cm 110cm
16th 30cm - 16th 160cm 130cm 16th 230cm 155cm 16th 165cm 110cm
17th 45cm - 17th 160cm 135cm 17th 200cm 185cm 17th 160cm 110cm
18th 45cm 10cm 18th 150cm 135cm 18th 200cm 180cm 18th 160cm 105cm
19th 30cm 10cm 19th 150cm 140cm 19th 180cm 170cm 19th 155cm 100cm
20th 25cm 10cm 20th 150cm 150cm 20th 180cm 160cm 20th 150cm 95cm
21st 20cm - 21st 150cm 150cm 21st 180cm 150cm 21st - 90cm
22nd 15cm - 22nd 150cm 160cm 22nd 190cm 150cm 22nd - 85cm
23rd 10cm - 23rd 150cm 170cm 23rd 180cm 150cm 23rd - 80cm
24th 10cm - 24th 160cm 175cm 24th 170cm 150cm 24th - 80cm
25th 20cm 10cm 25th 170cm 175cm 25th 180cm 160cm 25th - 85cm
26th 20cm 20cm 26th 170cm 175cm 26th 190cm 170cm 26th - 90cm
27th 10cm 40cm 27th 170cm 170cm 27th 190cm 170cm 27th - 80cm
28th 25cm 50cm 28th 170cm 170cm 28th 185cm 170cm 28th - 80cm
29th 30cm 80cm 29th 170cm 170cm 29th - 160cm 29th - -
30th 40cm 80cm 30th 140cm 190cm 30th 30th - -
31st 40cm 80cm 31st 140cm 190cm 31st 31st - -

Chokai Kogen Yashima Facilities

Ski School: Available Snowboard School: Available
Ski and snowboard lessons are available at Chokai Kogen Yashima. 
Equipment Rental
Ski Rental: Available Snowboard Rental: Available
Ski and snowboard equipment is available to rent. 
Children Facilities
Children's facilities
There is a small sledging area by the base area. 
Park Information
Park information
The Snow Park is also open for nighta. Kicker, king box, rail, tyre, 9 wave. Cross course. 

Chokai Kogen Yashima 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 9:00am until 4:00pm
Weekdays Normally open from 9:00am until 4:00pm
'Nighta' (night skiing)
Weekends and holidays Sometimes
Weekdays Sometimes
Opening information
Opening information
Chokai Kogen Yashima is open from 9am until 4pm in the daytime.

Nighta is from 4pm until 9pm - daily from 22nd December until 15th January 2017 and then every Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday. In March, nighta is on Friday, Saturday and Sunday.

Chokai Kogen Yashima Lift Ticket Charges

Adults Child
Junior High School age and under
1 Day 2,700 yen 1,400 yen 2,100 yen
4 Hours 2,100 yen 1,100 yen 1,600 yen
2 Hours 1,800 yen 1,000 yen 1,400 yen
1 Lift Coupon 400 yen 200 yen 300 yen
Season Ticket 30,900 yen 8,300 yen 23,700 yen
Lift Ticket Information The 4 Hour ticket is valid for 4 hours from the time of purchase.

The 2 Hour ticket is valid for 2 hours from the time of purchase.

Getting to Chokai Kogen Yashima

By public transport
8.4km from Yashima Station on the Chokai Sanroku line
32.7km from Ugo Honjo Station on the Uetsu Honsen Line
Transport Information
The ski hill is just over 8km from Yashima Station on the Chokai Sanroku line.
No shuttle bus is available. A taxi from Yashima Station takes about 20 minutes.
By Car
29.8km from the Honjo IC on the Nihonkai Engan Tohoku Expressway
50.8km from the Yuzawa IC (Akita) on the Yuzawa Yokote Road
Nearest national route: Route 108 (8.6km away)
Nearest prefecture road: Prefecture Road 32
Chokai Kogen Yashima is located just off Prefecture Road 32 which itself is about 8.5km from Route 108 in Yurihonjo City. To the north the closest expressway exit is Honjo IC on the Nihonkai Engan Tohoku Expressway. To the east, 50km away, is the Yuzawa IC of the Yuzawa Yokote Road. (From both these directions, use Route 108).
Parking is available at the base of the ski hill.

More Information

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Chohoda 6Yashima-machi ArasawaYurihonjo-shiAkita-ken015-0418
Season dates and information
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 next few months in time for the upcoming ski season. (Updated: late August 2017)
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