Dynaland (Gujo City, Gifu)

Dynaland
ダイナランド (岐阜県 郡上市)
Planned season: Saturday 10th December 2016 until early April 2017
Official snow depth --- [updated on 28th April 2017]

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Dynaland is located in the northern area of Gujo city in the central region of Gifu Prefecture. The resort is on the eastern slopes of Mt Dainichi, is part of the Ryohaku mountain range. The resort has been operating since 1972 though not originally under the name Dynaland. It is lift and course-connected with the Takasu Snow Park resort and a shared lift ticket is available. Along with Takasu Snow Park, the connected area boasts 32 courses and 43km of ski courses.

Most of the ski and snowboard resorts in Gujo city are located on the mountains either side of the Tokai Hokuriku Expressway which connects Aichi Prefecture with Toyama Prefecture and the local road Route 156 (Hida Highway) which also runs through the valley. This region is especially popular with people living in or visiting the Kansai regions of western Japan like Nagoya, Gifu, Shiga, Kyoto and Osaka. Train links aren't the most convenient and so this region sees most people arriving by car or bus tours.

Gifu Prefecture is located in the Chubu region of the central region of Honshu island, and it one of only a handful of landlocked prefectures. It shares borders with (from the north) Toyama, Nagano, Aichi, Mie, Shiga, Fukui and Ishikawa. Most of the ski and snowboard resorts in Gifu are located in the northern region of the prefecture – in Gujo city, Takayama city, Hida city and Shirakawa village.

Regional information Learn more about the Gujo region

The Mountain

1430m
447m
983m
38"
20
3200m
5
28%
32%
40%
Skiers
35%
ropeways Ropeways gondolas Gondolas quad lifts Quad lifts triple lifts Triple lifts pair lifts Pair lifts single lifts Single lifts other lifts Other
Boarders
65%
0 0 3 0 2 0 0
Dynaland is lift-connected with:
Takasu Snow Park

Dynaland 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 70cm 70cm 1st 160cm 150cm 1st 180cm 140cm
2nd - - 2nd 70cm 60cm 2nd 160cm 150cm 2nd 180cm 140cm
3rd - - 3rd 70cm 60cm 3rd 160cm 150cm 3rd 170cm 140cm
4th - - 4th 70cm 60cm 4th 160cm 150cm 4th 170cm 140cm
5th - - 5th 70cm 60cm 5th 160cm 150cm 5th 170cm 140cm
6th - - 6th 70cm 60cm 6th 160cm 150cm 6th 170cm 140cm
7th - - 7th 70cm 60cm 7th 160cm 150cm 7th 170cm 130cm
8th - - 8th 70cm 60cm 8th 160cm 150cm 8th 180cm 130cm
9th - - 9th 70cm 60cm 9th 170cm 150cm 9th 180cm 130cm
10th - - 10th 70cm 60cm 10th 170cm 150cm 10th 180cm 120cm
11th - - 11th 80cm 60cm 11th 170cm 150cm 11th 180cm 120cm
12th - - 12th 80cm 60cm 12th 180cm 150cm 12th 180cm 120cm
13th - - 13th 90cm 60cm 13th 180cm 150cm 13th 180cm 120cm
14th - - 14th 120cm 60cm 14th 180cm 140cm 14th 180cm 120cm
15th 90cm 70cm 15th 130cm 70cm 15th 180cm 140cm 15th 180cm 120cm
16th 90cm 70cm 16th 140cm 70cm 16th 180cm 140cm 16th 180cm 120cm
17th 90cm 70cm 17th 150cm 70cm 17th 180cm 140cm 17th 180cm 120cm
18th 90cm 70cm 18th 150cm 70cm 18th 180cm 140cm 18th 180cm 120cm
19th 90cm 70cm 19th 150cm 70cm 19th 180cm 140cm 19th 180cm 100cm
20th 90cm 70cm 20th 150cm 110cm 20th 180cm 140cm 20th 180cm 100cm
21st 80cm 70cm 21st 160cm 120cm 21st 180cm 140cm 21st 180cm 100cm
22nd 80cm 70cm 22nd 160cm 120cm 22nd 180cm 140cm 22nd 180cm 90cm
23rd 80cm 70cm 23rd 160cm 120cm 23rd 180cm 140cm 23rd 180cm 90cm
24th 80cm 70cm 24th 160cm 120cm 24th 180cm 140cm 24th 180cm 90cm
25th 80cm 70cm 25th 160cm 150cm 25th 180cm 140cm 25th 180cm 90cm
26th 70cm 70cm 26th 160cm 150cm 26th 180cm 140cm 26th 180cm 90cm
27th 70cm 70cm 27th 160cm 150cm 27th 180cm 140cm 27th 180cm 90cm
28th 70cm 70cm 28th 160cm 150cm 28th 180cm 140cm 28th 180cm 90cm
29th 70cm 70cm 29th 160cm 150cm 29th - 140cm 29th 180cm 90cm
30th 70cm 70cm 30th 160cm 150cm 30th 30th 180cm 90cm
31st 70cm 70cm 31st 160cm 150cm 31st 31st 160cm 90cm

Previous Statistics

Dynaland Facilities

School
School
Ski School: Available Snowboard School: Available
Ski and snowboard lessons are available at Dynaland. 
Rental
Equipment Rental
Ski Rental: Available Snowboard Rental: Available
Ski and snowboard equipment rental is available.
Snow scoots, wear and other items are also available. 
Children Facilities
Children's facilities
The 'Chibbiko Hiroba' for young children is in front of the Centre House and the other by the Karamatsu pair lift. Both are free to enter.
A child care facility 'Kids Room' (for children 1-6 years old) is located in the Boarders House building. Reservations required - 1500 yen for 1 hour, 3000 yen for half day. 
Park Information
Park information
There are a few Snow Park areas at Dynaland - the Main Park, the Big Kicker, the Debut Park and the Neon Park. 

Dynaland Season & Opening Times

Typical season is from Early December until Early April
October November December January February March April May June July
                                                           
Daytime
Daytime
Weekends and holidays Normally open from 5:00am until 4:30pm
Weekdays Normally open from 8:00am until 4:30pm
Nighta
'Nighta' (night skiing)
Weekends and holidays Yes
Weekdays Yes
Opening information
Opening information
Dynaland is open from 8am until 4:30pm on weekdays in the daytime.
On weekends, holidays and over New Year the resort opens from 5am.
Nighta is from 6pm until 11pm (last lift at 10:30pm) every day from the end of December until mid March.
The lifts and courses are closed between 4:30pm and 6pm for maintenance.

Dynaland Lift Ticket Charges

Adults Child
Junior High School age & under
Older Child
Senior High School age
Senior
55 years & over
1 Day (weekend & holidays) 4,900 yen 2,000 yen 3,900 yen 3,900 yen
1 Day (weekdays) 4,900 yen 2,000 yen 3,100 yen 3,100 yen
Afternoon (12pm-4:30pm) 3,600 yen
1 Lift Coupon 400 yen 400 yen 400 yen 400 yen
11 Lift Coupons 4,000 yen 4,000 yen 4,000 yen 4,000 yen
2 Days 8,000 yen
10 Hours 12,800 yen 12,800 yen 12,800 yen
20 Hours 22,800 yen 22,800 yen 22,800 yen
30 Hours 30,000 yen 30,000 yen 30,000 yen
Dynaland Season 50,000 yen 15,000 yen
Lift Ticket Information Most tickets (unless noted as just Dylanand) are also valid at the connecting Takasu Snow Park.

A Season Ticket that is valid at Dynaland and also at Takasu Snow Park, Washigatake, Hirugano Kogen, White Pia Takasu, Ciao Ontake Snow Resort, Ontake 2240 and Mt Norikura Snow Resort is also available. That ticket costs 63,000 yen for adults (if bought in December).

Getting to Dynaland

By public transport
Train
Train
13.1km from Hokuno Station on the Etsumi Nan line
19.2km from Mino Shirotori Station on the Etsumi Nan line
Transport Information
Information
Dynaland is about 13km from Hokuno Station on the Etsumi Nan line and about 19km from the larger Mino Shirotori Station on the same line.

>> More information on getting to the Gujo region by public transport
bus
Bus
A free shuttle bus operates between the Dynaland, Takasu Snow Park and Hirugano Kogen resort areas.

There is no shuttle bus from the local train stations.
By Car
Car
10km from the Takasu IC on the Tokai Hokuriku Expressway
13.2km from the Hirugano Kogen SA Smart IC on the Tokai Hokuriku Expressway
20.1km from the Shokawa IC on the Tokai Hokuriku Expressway
Nearest national route: Route 156 (3.4km away)
Direction
Direction
Dynaland is just over 3km off Route 156.

From the Takasu IC exit of the Tokai Hokuriku Expressway, turn left and follow Prefecture Road 45 for just under 3.5km until reaching Route 156 (Hida Highway). Turn right onto Route 156 and continue for about 3.5km. Turn left at the Dynaland sign on the left side and follow the road up for about 300m until reaching lots of Dynaland signs - turn left and follow the signs to the resort.

From the Hirugano Kogen Smart IC exit, turn head towards Prefecture Road 321. Turn left and follow the road back under the expressway for around 4.5km until reaching Route 156 (Hida Highway). Turn left on Route 156 for about 4.5 km and turn right at the Dynaland sign. After 300m there are lots of Dynaland signs - turn right and follow the signs to the resort.

>> More information on getting to the Gujo region by car
Parking
Parking
There are a number of parking areas for 2000 vehicles at the base of Dynaland.
Parking is 1000 yen per vehicle.

More Information

Visit official website
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Address
Address
Nishibora 3035-2
Takasu-cho
Gujo-shi
Gifu-ken
501-5305
Telephone
Telephone
0575-72-6636
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.
Current resort snow depth
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Lift system 77
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