Shokawa Kogen (Takayama City, Gifu)

Shokawa Kogen
荘川高原 (岐阜県 高山市)
Planned season: Late December 2016 until early March 2017
Official snow depth Daily updates during snow season

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Shokawa Kogen is located in Takayama in Gifu Prefecture, just to the north of the popular ski resorts in Gujo city.

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 Gifu region

The Mountain

1100m
200m
900m
32"
5
1000m
2
15%
60%
25%
Skiers
55%
ropeways Ropeways gondolas Gondolas quad lifts Quad lifts triple lifts Triple lifts pair lifts Pair lifts single lifts Single lifts other lifts Other
Boarders
45%
0 0 0 0 2 0 0

Shokawa Kogen 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 10cm 10cm 1st 110cm 100cm 1st 130cm 70cm
2nd - - 2nd 10cm 10cm 2nd 120cm 100cm 2nd 130cm 70cm
3rd - - 3rd 10cm 10cm 3rd 130cm 100cm 3rd 130cm 70cm
4th - - 4th - 10cm 4th 130cm 100cm 4th 130cm 60cm
5th - - 5th - 10cm 5th 130cm 100cm 5th 130cm 60cm
6th - - 6th - 10cm 6th 130cm 100cm 6th 110cm 60cm
7th - - 7th - 10cm 7th 130cm 100cm 7th 110cm 50cm
8th - - 8th - 10cm 8th 130cm 90cm 8th 110cm 50cm
9th - - 9th - 10cm 9th 130cm 90cm 9th 110cm -
10th - - 10th 20cm 10cm 10th 130cm 110cm 10th 120cm -
11th - - 11th 20cm 10cm 11th 140cm 110cm 11th 110cm -
12th - - 12th - 10cm 12th 140cm 110cm 12th 100cm -
13th - - 13th 80cm 10cm 13th 130cm 110cm 13th 100cm -
14th - - 14th 100cm 15cm 14th 130cm 90cm 14th 100cm -
15th - - 15th 110cm 20cm 15th 130cm 90cm 15th 100cm -
16th - - 16th 120cm 20cm 16th 130cm 90cm 16th 100cm -
17th - - 17th 130cm 20cm 17th 130cm 90cm 17th 100cm -
18th - 5cm 18th 130cm 25cm 18th 130cm 90cm 18th 80cm -
19th - 10cm 19th 130cm 80cm 19th 130cm 90cm 19th 80cm -
20th - 10cm 20th 130cm 100cm 20th 130cm 90cm 20th 80cm -
21st - 10cm 21st 130cm 100cm 21st 130cm 90cm 21st 80cm -
22nd - - 22nd 130cm 100cm 22nd 130cm 90cm 22nd 80cm -
23rd - - 23rd 130cm 100cm 23rd 130cm 80cm 23rd 80cm -
24th 0cm - 24th 130cm 100cm 24th 130cm 80cm 24th 80cm -
25th 0cm - 25th 130cm 120cm 25th 130cm 70cm 25th 80cm -
26th 0cm - 26th 130cm 120cm 26th 130cm 70cm 26th 80cm -
27th 0cm 10cm 27th 130cm 120cm 27th 130cm 70cm 27th - -
28th 0cm 10cm 28th 130cm 120cm 28th 130cm 70cm 28th - -
29th - 10cm 29th 130cm 120cm 29th - 70cm 29th - -
30th 10cm 10cm 30th 110cm 100cm 30th 30th - -
31st 10cm 10cm 31st 130cm 100cm 31st 31st - -

Shokawa Kogen Facilities

School
School
Ski School: Available Snowboard School: Available
Ski and snowboard lessons are available at Shokawa Kogen. 
Rental
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 is a kids and sledging area in the base area. 
Park Information
Park information
There are no special snow park facilities. 

Shokawa Kogen Season & Opening Times

Typical season is from Late December until Early March
October November December January February March April May June July
                                                           
Daytime
Daytime
Weekends and holidays Normally open from 8:30am until 4:30pm
Weekdays Normally open from 8:30am until 4:30pm
Nighta
'Nighta' (night skiing)
Weekends and holidays No
Weekdays No
Opening information
Opening information
Shokawa Kogen is open from 8:30am until 4:30pm.

There is no nighta at this ski hill.

Shokawa Kogen Lift Ticket Charges

Adults Child
Junior High School age & under
Senior
50 years & over
1 Day (weekends & holidays) 3,700 yen 1,700 yen 2,200 yen
Half Day (afternoon) 2,700 yen
Season Ticket 19,000 yen 16,000 yen 19,000 yen
1 Day (weekdays) 2,700 yen 1,700 yen 2,200 yen
1 lift coupon 250 yen
8 lift coupons 2,300 yen
Lift Ticket Information The half day ticket is valid for afternoons on weekends and holiday.

Getting to Shokawa Kogen

By public transport
Train
Train
24.6km from Hokuno Station on the Etsumi Nan line
30.6km from Mino Shirotori Station on the Etsumi Nan line
Transport Information
Information
The nearest train station is Hokunou Station, about 24km away.

>> More information on the Etsumi Nansen train line
bus
Bus
No shuttle bus service is available.
By Car
Car
6km from the Shokawa IC on the Tokai Hokuriku Expressway
15.4km from the Hirugano Kogen SA Smart IC on the Tokai Hokuriku Expressway
21.5km from the Takasu IC on the Tokai Hokuriku Expressway
Nearest national route: Route 156 (1.6km away)
Direction
Direction
Shokawa Kogen is 6km from the Shokawa IC exit on the Tokai Hokuriku Expressway.

From the IC exit turn left onto Route 156. After just less than 4.5km turn right to head up the base of the ski hill.

>> More information on Tokai Hokuriku Expressway
Parking
Parking
Limited parking is available near the base area.

More Information

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Address
Address
Iwaze 620
Shokawa-cho
Takayama-shi
Gifu-ken
501-5423
Telephone
Telephone
05769-2-2222
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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