Hirayu Onsen (Takayama City, Gifu)

Hirayu Onsen
平湯温泉 (岐阜県 高山市)
Planned season: Sunday 18th December 2016 until Friday 31st March 2017
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Hirayu Onsen is located to the east of central Takayama city in the northern region of Gifu Prefecture, close to the western border of Nagano Prefecture. Hounokidaira is close by.

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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Hirayu Onsen Snow Depth Statistics

Official snow depth numbers from the current season and previous season
December January February March
1st - - 1st 40cm 25cm 1st 160cm 100cm 1st 150cm 80cm
2nd - - 2nd 25cm 25cm 2nd 160cm 100cm 2nd 150cm 80cm
3rd - - 3rd 40cm 20cm 3rd 170cm 100cm 3rd 150cm 80cm
4th - - 4th 40cm 20cm 4th 170cm 95cm 4th 150cm 75cm
5th - - 5th 40cm 20cm 5th 170cm 95cm 5th 140cm 70cm
6th - - 6th 40cm 20cm 6th 170cm 95cm 6th 140cm 70cm
7th - - 7th 40cm 25cm 7th 170cm 90cm 7th 140cm 65cm
8th - - 8th 40cm 30cm 8th 170cm 85cm 8th 140cm 60cm
9th - - 9th 40cm 35cm 9th 160cm 85cm 9th 150cm 60cm
10th - - 10th 40cm 35cm 10th 170cm 100cm 10th 160cm 60cm
11th - - 11th 40cm 40cm 11th 170cm 100cm 11th 160cm 60cm
12th - - 12th 50cm 40cm 12th 180cm 95cm 12th 160cm 60cm
13th - - 13th 55cm 40cm 13th 180cm 90cm 13th 150cm 55cm
14th - - 14th 70cm 40cm 14th 170cm 80cm 14th 150cm 55cm
15th - - 15th 100cm 40cm 15th 170cm 80cm 15th 150cm 60cm
16th - - 16th 120cm 45cm 16th 170cm 80cm 16th 150cm 60cm
17th - - 17th 130cm 45cm 17th 160cm 85cm 17th 150cm 55cm
18th 30cm - 18th 140cm 50cm 18th 150cm 90cm 18th 140cm 55cm
19th 30cm - 19th 140cm 60cm 19th 160cm 85cm 19th 140cm 45cm
20th 20cm - 20th 140cm 80cm 20th 160cm 75cm 20th 140cm 40cm
21st 20cm - 21st 160cm 90cm 21st 170cm 60cm 21st 130cm 40cm
22nd 20cm 10cm 22nd 160cm 90cm 22nd 170cm 60cm 22nd 140cm 35cm
23rd 10cm - 23rd 170cm 90cm 23rd 170cm 60cm 23rd 140cm 30cm
24th 20cm 10cm 24th 170cm 95cm 24th 160cm 60cm 24th 140cm 30cm
25th 20cm 10cm 25th 170cm 105cm 25th 160cm 60cm 25th 130cm 30cm
26th 20cm 10cm 26th 170cm 105cm 26th 160cm 60cm 26th 130cm 25cm
27th 10cm 20cm 27th 170cm 105cm 27th 160cm 70cm 27th 140cm 25cm
28th 20cm 20cm 28th 170cm 105cm 28th 150cm 70cm 28th 140cm 20cm
29th 20cm 20cm 29th 170cm 105cm 29th - 60cm 29th 130cm 15cm
30th 40cm 20cm 30th 160cm 105cm 30th 30th 120cm 15cm
31st 40cm 20cm 31st 170cm 100cm 31st 31st 120cm 15cm

Previous Statistics

Hirayu Onsen Facilities

Ski School: Available Snowboard School: Available
Ski and snowboard lessons are available at Hirayu Onsen. 
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 facilities for children. 
Park Information
Park information
There are no special snow park facilities. 

Hirayu Onsen 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 8:00am until 4:20pm
Weekdays Normally open from 8:00am until 4:20pm
'Nighta' (night skiing)
Weekends and holidays No
Weekdays No
Opening information
Opening information
There is no nighta at this ski hill.

Hirayu Onsen Lift Ticket Charges

Adults Child Senior
1 Day (weekend & holidays) 3,500 yen 2,000 yen
1 Day (weekdays) 3,000 yen 2,000 yen
AM / PM 2,000 yen
1 Lift Coupon 300 yen
10 Lift Coupons 2,500 yen
Season Ticket 30,000 yen

Getting to Hirayu Onsen

By public transport
34.2km from Takayama Station on the Takayama Honsen Line
34.7km from Shin Shimashima Station on the Kamikochi Line
Transport Information
Hirayu Onsen is about 34km from Takayama Station on the Takayama Honsen line.
A bus from both Takayama and Matsumoto is available - both take about 60 minutes.
By Car
37.5km from the Takayama IC on the Chubu Jukan Expressway
46.3km from the Matsumoto IC on the Chuo Expressway
124km from the Nakatsugawa IC on the Chuo Expressway
Nearest national route: Route 158 (0.1km away)
Hirayu Onsen is located to the east of central Takayama city by the side of Route 158, and close to the Hirayu exit of the Abo-Toge Road.

The Takayama IC exit on the Chubu Jukan Expressway is about 37km from Hirayu Onsen, while to the east Matsumoto IC on the Nagano Expressway is 46km away.

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Parking is available at the base of the ski hill.

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Hirayu 768-1
Okuhida Onsengo
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.
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