Shirakawago Hirase Onsen Shirayumi (Shirakawa Town, Gifu)

Shirakawago Hirase Onsen Shirayumi
白川郷平瀬温泉白弓 (岐阜県 白川町)
Planned season: Friday 23rd December 2016 until Sunday 5th March 2017
Official snow depth --- [updated on 27th April 2017]

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Shirakawago Hirase Onsen Shirayumi is a small ski hill located in Shirakawa village in the northern region of Gifu Prefecture. It is quite close to the UNESCO World Heritage Site of the historic villages of Shirakawa-gō and Gokayama which are a very popular tourist attraction. The popular resorts in Gujo city are to the south.

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.

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The Mountain

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Shirakawago Hirase Onsen Shirayumi Snow Depth Statistics

Official snow depth numbers from the current season and previous season
December January February March
1st - - 1st - 10cm 1st 110cm 65cm 1st 120cm 25cm
2nd - - 2nd - 10cm 2nd 120cm 65cm 2nd 120cm 25cm
3rd - - 3rd - 5cm 3rd 130cm 65cm 3rd 120cm 25cm
4th - - 4th - 5cm 4th 130cm 60cm 4th 120cm 20cm
5th - - 5th - 0cm 5th 120cm 55cm 5th 110cm 15cm
6th - - 6th - 0cm 6th 130cm 60cm 6th - -
7th - - 7th - 5cm 7th 130cm 60cm 7th - -
8th - - 8th - 5cm 8th 130cm 60cm 8th - -
9th - - 9th - 10cm 9th 120cm 60cm 9th - -
10th - - 10th - 10cm 10th 130cm 60cm 10th - -
11th - - 11th - 10cm 11th 140cm 90cm 11th - -
12th - - 12th 25cm 5cm 12th 150cm 90cm 12th - -
13th - - 13th 70cm - 13th 150cm 80cm 13th - -
14th - - 14th 90cm 15cm 14th 150cm 30cm 14th - -
15th - - 15th 100cm 20cm 15th 150cm 30cm 15th - -
16th - - 16th 110cm 20cm 16th 140cm 30cm 16th - -
17th - - 17th 110cm 20cm 17th 140cm 30cm 17th - -
18th - - 18th 110cm 15cm 18th 130cm 50cm 18th - -
19th - - 19th 120cm - 19th 140cm 45cm 19th - -
20th - - 20th 120cm - 20th 130cm 40cm 20th - -
21st - - 21st 130cm 80cm 21st 140cm 25cm 21st - -
22nd - - 22nd 130cm 70cm 22nd 140cm 25cm 22nd - -
23rd - - 23rd 140cm 70cm 23rd 120cm 25cm 23rd - -
24th - - 24th 150cm 80cm 24th 120cm 25cm 24th - -
25th - - 25th 150cm 100cm 25th 130cm 20cm 25th - -
26th - 0cm 26th 150cm 100cm 26th 130cm 25cm 26th - -
27th - 5cm 27th 140cm 100cm 27th 120cm 25cm 27th - -
28th - - 28th 140cm 90cm 28th 120cm 25cm 28th - -
29th - 10cm 29th 130cm 70cm 29th - 15cm 29th - -
30th - 10cm 30th 110cm 70cm 30th 30th - -
31st - 10cm 31st 110cm 65cm 31st 31st - -

Shirakawago Hirase Onsen Shirayumi Facilities

Ski School: Available Snowboard School: Not available
Ski lessons are available at Shirakawago Hirase Onsen Shirayumi. 
Equipment Rental
Ski Rental: Available Snowboard Rental: Not available
Equipment rental is available. 
Children Facilities
Children's facilities
There are no special facilities for children. 
Park Information
Park information
There are no special snow park facilities. 

Shirakawago Hirase Onsen Shirayumi Season & Opening Times

Typical season is from Mid December until Mid March
October November December January February March April May June July
Weekends and holidays Normally open from 8:30am until 4:30pm
Weekdays Normally open from 8:30am until 4:30pm
'Nighta' (night skiing)
Weekends and holidays No
Weekdays No
Opening information
Opening information
Shirakawago Hirase Onsen Shirayumi is open from 8:30am until 4:30pm.

It is closed on Tuesdays and Wednesdays.

There is no nighta at this ski hill.

Shirakawago Hirase Onsen Shirayumi Lift Ticket Charges

Adults Child
Elementary & Junior High School age
60 years & over
1 Day (weekends & holidays) 3,000 yen 2,500 yen 2,500 yen
1 Day (weekdays) 2,500 yen 2,500 yen 2,500 yen
Morning (8:30am-1pm) 2,000 yen 1,500 yen 1,500 yen
Afternoon (12pm-4:30pm) 2,000 yen 1,500 yen 1,500 yen
1 Lift Coupon 250 yen 250 yen 250 yen
Season Ticket 25,000 yen 20,000 yen 20,000 yen

Getting to Shirakawago Hirase Onsen Shirayumi

By public transport
86.2km from Kanazawa Station on the Hokuriku Shinkansen line
43.2km from Hokuno Station on the Etsumi Nan line
55km from Johana Station on the Johana line
Transport Information
Shirakawago Hirase Onsen Shirayumi is located about 43km from Hokuno Station on the Etsumi Nan line.

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No shuttle bus service is available.
By Car
13.7km from the Shirakawago IC on the Tokai Hokuriku Expressway
23.9km from the Shokawa IC on the Tokai Hokuriku Expressway
Nearest national route: Route 156 (1.7km away)
Shirakawago Hirase Onsen Shirayumi is less than 14km from the Shirakawago IC exit on the Tokai Hokuriku Expressway and to the south of the main Shirakawa-go village area.

At the IC exit turn right onto Route 156 and head south for about 12km until reaching the turn off for the ski hill which is signposted. Turn left to head to the car park.

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Parking is available at the base of the ski hill.

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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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