Ogahara Kogen (Kita Hiroshima Town, Hiroshima)

Ogahara Kogen
雄鹿原高原 (広島県 北広島町)
Planned season: Mid December 2016 until late February 2017
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Ogahara Kogen is a small ski hill located in Kita Hiroshima town in the north-western region of Hiroshima Prefecture. It is located by the side of Route 186 and quite close to the much larger Geihoku Kokusai and Osa.

Hiroshima Prefecture is in the Chugoku region of western Japan. The capital city, Hiroshima, is on the southern coastline by the Seto Inland Sea. The two main regions of Hiroshima Prefecture where most of the ski hills can be found are the north-western region around Kita Hiroshima town and the north-eastern region of Shobara city.

The Mountain

840m
200m
640m
30"
5
800m
2
30%
40%
30%
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 0 2 0

Ogahara Kogen Facilities

School
School
Ski School: Available Snowboard School: Not available
Ski lessons are available at Ogahara Kogen. 
Rental
Equipment Rental
Ski Rental: Available Snowboard Rental: Available
Limited ski and snowboard equipment rental is available. 
Children Facilities
Children's facilities
There is a 'playing in the snow' area at base of ski hill suitable for young children/ 
Park Information
Park information
No snow park information available. 

Ogahara Kogen Season & Opening Times

Typical season is from Mid December until Late February
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Daytime
Daytime
Weekends and holidays Normally open from 8:00am until 5:00pm
Weekdays Normally open from 8:00am until 5:00pm
Nighta
'Nighta' (night skiing)
Weekends and holidays No
Weekdays No
Opening information
Opening information
There is no nighta at this ski hill.

Ogahara Kogen Lift Ticket Charges

Adults Child
Elementary School age & under
Senior
1 Day 4,000 yen 2,500 yen
Lift Ticket Information Kodomo Day (Children's Day) is on the first and third Saturdays of the month. On those days, a 1 day ticket for children is 1,000 yen.

Getting to Ogahara Kogen

By public transport
Train
Train
68.6km from Hiroshima Station on the Sanyo Shinkansen line
31.9km from Hamada Station on the Sanin Honsen line
Transport Information
Information
Ogahara Kogen is about 32km from Hamada Station on the Sanin Honsen line.
bus
Bus
No shuttle bus service information is available.
By Car
Car
26.3km from the Togouchi IC on the Chugoku Expressway
31.8km from the Hamada IC on the Hamada Expressway
37.5km from the Chiyoda IC on the Chugoku Expressway
Nearest national route: Route 186 (0.1km away)
Direction
Direction
The base of Ogahara Kogen is just by the side of Route 186 (Iwami Highway).

The nearest exit on the Chugoku Expressway is Togouchi IC, about 26km away.

From the IC exit keep straight on and head west on Route 191. Keep going straight on following the signs to Geihoku on Prefecture Road 11 until reaching Route 186. Turn left onto Route 186 and the resort is found soon on the left hand side of the road.
Parking
Parking
Parking for about 500 vehicles is available at the base of the ski hill.

More Information

Visit official website
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Address
Address
Kojinbara 284-26
Kita Hiroshima-cho
Yamagata-gun
Hiroshima-ken
731-2431
Telephone
Telephone
0826-35-0952
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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