Oyasu Onsen (Yuzawa City, Akita)

Oyasu Onsen
小安温泉 (秋田県 湯沢市)
Planned season: Friday 23rd December 2016 until mid March 2017
Official snow depth Daily updates during snow season

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Oyasu Onsen is a small ski hill located to the south east of Yuzawa city in the south-eastern 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

521m
179m
342m
38"
4
1300m
2
30%
50%
20%
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 0 1

Oyasu Onsen Snow Depth Statistics

Official snow depth numbers from the current season and previous season
December January February March
16/17
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15/16
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16/17
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15/16
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16/17
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15/16
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16/17
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15/16
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1st - - 1st 40cm - 1st 120cm 215cm 1st 140cm 160cm
2nd - - 2nd 40cm 80cm 2nd 120cm 200cm 2nd 140cm 160cm
3rd - - 3rd 40cm 50cm 3rd 130cm 200cm 3rd 130cm 160cm
4th - - 4th 40cm 50cm 4th 160cm 200cm 4th 130cm 160cm
5th - - 5th 80cm 70cm 5th 160cm 200cm 5th 130cm 160cm
6th - - 6th 80cm 80cm 6th 150cm 200cm 6th - 150cm
7th - - 7th 80cm 90cm 7th 110cm 210cm 7th - -
8th - - 8th 60cm 100cm 8th 130cm 210cm 8th - -
9th - - 9th 60cm 100cm 9th 140cm 210cm 9th - -
10th - - 10th 60cm 100cm 10th 140cm 210cm 10th - -
11th - - 11th 80cm 130cm 11th 130cm 190cm 11th - -
12th - - 12th 100cm 160cm 12th 120cm 190cm 12th - -
13th - - 13th 110cm 170cm 13th 155cm 180cm 13th - -
14th - - 14th 120cm 180cm 14th 155cm 160cm 14th - -
15th - - 15th 140cm 180cm 15th 150cm 160cm 15th - -
16th - - 16th 140cm 160cm 16th 160cm 160cm 16th - -
17th - - 17th 140cm 180cm 17th 160cm 160cm 17th - -
18th - - 18th 140cm 150cm 18th 150cm 160cm 18th - -
19th - - 19th 150cm 150cm 19th 150cm 160cm 19th - -
20th - - 20th 150cm 155cm 20th 150cm 160cm 20th - -
21st 40cm - 21st 140cm 165cm 21st 140cm 130cm 21st - -
22nd 40cm - 22nd 130cm 170cm 22nd 160cm 130cm 22nd - -
23rd 20cm - 23rd 150cm 180cm 23rd 150cm 120cm 23rd - -
24th 20cm - 24th 155cm 195cm 24th 140cm 140cm 24th - -
25th 20cm - 25th 140cm 195cm 25th 140cm 140cm 25th - -
26th 20cm - 26th 160cm 210cm 26th 150cm 140cm 26th - -
27th 10cm - 27th 160cm 210cm 27th 160cm 130cm 27th - -
28th 10cm - 28th 140cm 210cm 28th 160cm 160cm 28th - -
29th - - 29th 130cm 210cm 29th - 160cm 29th - -
30th 40cm - 30th 120cm 210cm 30th 30th - -
31st 40cm - 31st 120cm 210cm 31st 31st - -

Oyasu Onsen Facilities

School
School
Ski School: Available Snowboard School: Not available
Ski lessons are available at Oyasu Onsen. 
Rental
Equipment Rental
Ski Rental: Available Snowboard Rental: Not available
Limited equipment rental is available. 
Children Facilities
Children's facilities
There is a 'Kids Land' area with attractions for small children. 
Park Information
Park information
There are no special snow park facilities. 

Oyasu Onsen 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 4:30pm
Weekdays Normally open from 9:00am until 4:30pm
Nighta
'Nighta' (night skiing)
Weekends and holidays No
Weekdays No
Opening information
Opening information
Oyasu Onsen is generally open from 9am until 4:30pm.

On weekdays in February and March is open from 12:30pm until 4:30pm.

There is no nighta at this ski hill.

Oyasu Onsen Lift Ticket Charges

Adults Child
Junior High School age & under
Senior
1 Day 2,100 yen 1,300 yen yen
Half Day 1,400 yen 800 yen
1 Lift Voucher 150 yen 100 yen
11 Lift Vouchers 1,500 yen 1,000 yen
Rope 1 Day 1,100 yen 620 yen
Season Ticket 21,400 yen 10,000 yen
Lift Ticket Information A season ticket that can also be used at the Yuzawa and Inagawa ski hills is also available (20570 yen for adults, 10280 yen for children).

Getting to Oyasu Onsen

By public transport
Train
Train
28.8km from Yuzawa Station on the Ou Honsen Line
30.6km from Jumonji Station on the Ou Honsen Line
Transport Information
Information
Oyasu Onsen is about 29km from Yuzawa Station on the Ou Honsen line.

>> More information on the Ou Honsen train line
bus
Bus
No shuttle bus service information is available.
By Car
Car
28.7km from the Yuzawa IC (Akita) on the Yuzawa Yokote Road
31.9km from the Jumonji IC on the Yuzawa Yokote Road
Nearest national route: Route 398 (0.3km away)
Direction
Direction
Oyasu Onsen is about 29km from the Yuzawa IC exit of the Yuzawa Yokote Road.

From the Yuzawa IC exit, turn left onto Route 398 and continue on this road until reaching the turn off for Oyasu Onsen. The entrance to the ski hill is on the right hand side of the road.
Parking
Parking
There is parking available at the base of the ski hill.

More Information

Visit official website
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Address
Address
Aratokoro 92
Minase
Yuzawa-shi
Akita-ken
012-0183
Telephone
Telephone
0183-47-5241
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 Oyasu Onsen by road (in winter)
Inagawa (23.7km)
Yuzawa (26.4km)
Tengamori (36.4km)
Yokote Koen (43.1km)
Jeunesse Kurikoma (46.7km)
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