Hidaka Kokusai (Hidaka Town, Hokkaido)

Hidaka Kokusai
日高国際 (北海道 日高町)
Planned season: Friday 23rd December 2016 until mid March 2017
Official snow depth --- [updated on 28th April 2017]

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There are two separate areas of Hidaka town - one on the coast and one is further inland to the north east. Hidaka Kokusai is a small ski hill located in the western region of the northern area of the town.

Hokkaido is the second largest island of Japan and also the largest and northernmost prefecture (though it is not usually referred to as a prefecture). It has coastlines on the Sea of Japan, the Sea of Okhotsk and also the Pacific Ocean. Sapporo is the capital city of Hokkaido and was host to the 1972 Winter Olympics. Hokkaido is home to the largest number of ski hills in Japan. While the majority of them are very small, some of the larger ski and snowboard resorts in Hokkaido - mostly found in regions to the west and east of Sapporo - are amongst the most famous in Japan.

The Mountain

754m
500m
254m
39"
10
2980m
4
20%
50%
30%
Skiers
60%
ropeways Ropeways gondolas Gondolas quad lifts Quad lifts triple lifts Triple lifts pair lifts Pair lifts single lifts Single lifts other lifts Other
Boarders
40%
0 0 0 0 2 2 0

Hidaka Kokusai 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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1st - - 1st 40cm 10cm 1st 70cm 40cm 1st 90cm 80cm
2nd - - 2nd 40cm 10cm 2nd 70cm 40cm 2nd 90cm 80cm
3rd - - 3rd 40cm 10cm 3rd 70cm 40cm 3rd 90cm 80cm
4th - - 4th 40cm 10cm 4th 70cm 40cm 4th 90cm 80cm
5th - - 5th 40cm 10cm 5th 70cm 40cm 5th 90cm 80cm
6th - - 6th 40cm 10cm 6th 70cm 40cm 6th 90cm 80cm
7th - - 7th 40cm 15cm 7th 70cm 40cm 7th 90cm 60cm
8th - - 8th 40cm 15cm 8th 70cm 40cm 8th 90cm 40cm
9th - - 9th 40cm 10cm 9th 70cm 40cm 9th 90cm 40cm
10th - - 10th 40cm 10cm 10th 70cm 40cm 10th 90cm 40cm
11th - - 11th 40cm 10cm 11th 70cm 40cm 11th 90cm 40cm
12th - - 12th 40cm 10cm 12th 70cm 40cm 12th 90cm 40cm
13th - - 13th 40cm 10cm 13th 70cm 40cm 13th - 40cm
14th - - 14th 40cm 10cm 14th 70cm 30cm 14th - -
15th - - 15th 40cm 30cm 15th 70cm 20cm 15th - -
16th - - 16th 40cm 30cm 16th 70cm 20cm 16th - -
17th - - 17th 40cm 20cm 17th 70cm 20cm 17th - -
18th - - 18th 40cm 20cm 18th 70cm 20cm 18th - -
19th - - 19th 40cm 30cm 19th 70cm 20cm 19th - -
20th - - 20th 40cm 20cm 20th 70cm 20cm 20th - -
21st - - 21st 40cm 20cm 21st 70cm 70cm 21st - -
22nd - - 22nd 40cm 30cm 22nd 70cm 80cm 22nd - -
23rd 30cm - 23rd 70cm 30cm 23rd 70cm 80cm 23rd - -
24th 30cm - 24th 70cm 20cm 24th 90cm 80cm 24th - -
25th 30cm - 25th 70cm 30cm 25th 90cm 80cm 25th - -
26th 30cm - 26th 70cm 30cm 26th 90cm 80cm 26th - -
27th 30cm - 27th 70cm 40cm 27th 90cm 80cm 27th - -
28th 30cm - 28th 70cm 40cm 28th 90cm 80cm 28th - -
29th 30cm - 29th 70cm 40cm 29th - 80cm 29th - -
30th 40cm - 30th 90cm 30cm 30th 30th - -
31st 40cm - 31st 70cm 40cm 31st 31st - -

Hidaka Kokusai Facilities

School
School
Ski School: Not available Snowboard School: Not available
There is no ski or snowboard school at Hidaka Kokusai 
Rental
Equipment Rental
Ski Rental: Available Snowboard Rental: Available
Ski and snowboard equipment rental is available. 
Children Facilities
Children's facilities
There is a sledging course at the base area of the ski hill. 
Park Information
Park information
There are no special snow park facilities. 

Hidaka Kokusai Season & Opening Times

Typical season is from Late December until Mid March
October November December January February March April May June July
                                                           
Daytime
Daytime
Weekends and holidays Normally open from 9:00am until 4:00pm
Weekdays Normally open from 9:00am until 4:00pm
Nighta
'Nighta' (night skiing)
Weekends and holidays Yes
Weekdays Yes
Opening information
Opening information
Hidaka Kokusai is generally open from 9am until 4pm in the daytime.
Nighta operations are generally from 4pm until 9pm.

Hidaka Kokusai Lift Ticket Charges

Adults Child
Junior High School age & under
Senior
55 years & over
1 Day 3,000 yen 1,800 yen 2,000 yen
5 Hours 2,300 yen 1,300 yen 2,300 yen
2 Hours 1,300 yen 800 yen 1,300 yen
Nighta (4pm-9pm) 1,300 yen 800 yen 1,300 yen
Season Ticket 20,000 yen 3,000 yen 10,000 yen
Season Ticket (inc. nighta) 23,000 yen 5,000 yen 11,000 yen
Lift Ticket Information The 2 Hour ticket is valid for 2 hours from the time of purchase.
The 5 Hour ticket is valid for 5 hours from the time of purchase.

Getting to Hidaka Kokusai

By public transport
Train
Train
17.5km from Shimukappu Station on the Sekisho Line
Transport Information
Information
Hidaka Kokusai is about 17.5km from Shimukappi Station on the Sekisho line.

>> More information on the Sekisho-sen train line

bus
Bus
No shuttle bus service information is available.
By Car
Car
14.7km from the Shimukappu IC on the Doto Expressway
34.5km from the Mukawa Hobetsu IC on the Doto Expressway
Nearest national route: Route 274 (0.9km away)
Nearest prefecture road: Prefecture Road 847
Direction
Direction
Hidaka Kokusai is located about 14.5km to the south of the Shimukappu IC exit on the Doto Expressway.

From the Shimukappu IC exit, turn left onto Route 237 (Furano Highway) and head south for just under 13km until reaching the junction with Route 274. Turn left onto Route 274 and after 900m continue straight on using Prefecture Road 847. Continue for another 600m, over the river bridge and then turn left to approach the base of the ski hill.
Parking
Parking
Parking is available at the base of the ski hill.

More Information

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Address
Address
Tomioka 444-1
Hidaka-cho
Saru-gun
Hokkaido
055-2315
Telephone
Telephone
01457-6-3667
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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