Hachi Kogen (Yabu City, Hyogo)

Hachi Kogen
ハチ高原 (兵庫県 養父市)
Planned season: Saturday 3rd December 2016 until late March 2017
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Hachi Kogen is located in the north-western region of Hyogo Prefecture, on the south-western slopes of Mt Hachibuse. It is connected with Hachi Kita Kogen at the top of the mountain and they share a common lift ticket. Hachi Kogen has been operating since 1964.

Hyogo Prefecture is located in the Kansai region of western Japan. It stretches the width of the country and has a coastline both on the Sea of Japan to the north and on the Seto Inland Sea to the south. Most of the ski and snowboard resorts in Hyogo Prefecture are located in the northern region of the Prefecture.

The Mountain

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Hachi Kogen is lift-connected with:
Hachi Kita Kogen

Hachi Kogen Snow Depth Statistics

Official snow depth numbers from the current season and previous season
December January February March
1st - - 1st 65cm 50cm 1st 150cm 70cm 1st 170cm 70cm
2nd - - 2nd 60cm 45cm 2nd 160cm 70cm 2nd 170cm 70cm
3rd - - 3rd 50cm 40cm 3rd 160cm 70cm 3rd 180cm 65cm
4th - - 4th 50cm 40cm 4th 150cm 70cm 4th 170cm 50cm
5th - - 5th 45cm 40cm 5th 150cm 70cm 5th 170cm 50cm
6th - - 6th 45cm 40cm 6th 150cm 70cm 6th 170cm 35cm
7th - - 7th 45cm 40cm 7th 190cm 110cm 7th 175cm 35cm
8th - - 8th 45cm 40cm 8th 200cm 110cm 8th 180cm 35cm
9th - - 9th 45cm 40cm 9th 190cm 110cm 9th 175cm 35cm
10th - - 10th 45cm 40cm 10th 210cm 115cm 10th 180cm 35cm
11th - - 11th 50cm 40cm 11th 250cm 110cm 11th 180cm 35cm
12th - - 12th 50cm 40cm 12th 280cm 100cm 12th 180cm 35cm
13th - - 13th 50cm 45cm 13th 310cm 90cm 13th 170cm 30cm
14th - - 14th 85cm 45cm 14th 300cm 65cm 14th 170cm -
15th 60cm 30cm 15th 130cm 45cm 15th 300cm 45cm 15th 180cm -
16th 70cm 30cm 16th 150cm 45cm 16th 290cm 65cm 16th 190cm -
17th 70cm 30cm 17th 155cm 45cm 17th 260cm 65cm 17th 190cm -
18th 70cm 40cm 18th 155cm 50cm 18th 210cm 65cm 18th 190cm -
19th 65cm 40cm 19th 150cm 50cm 19th 210cm 65cm 19th 190cm -
20th 60cm 40cm 20th 140cm 55cm 20th 200cm 50cm 20th 180cm -
21st 55cm 40cm 21st 155cm 60cm 21st 200cm 50cm 21st - -
22nd 50cm 40cm 22nd 155cm 60cm 22nd 200cm 55cm 22nd - -
23rd 50cm 40cm 23rd 175cm 60cm 23rd 180cm 55cm 23rd - -
24th 60cm 40cm 24th 230cm 65cm 24th 180cm 55cm 24th - -
25th 60cm 40cm 25th 240cm 80cm 25th 180cm 60cm 25th - -
26th 55cm 40cm 26th 240cm 80cm 26th 170cm 60cm 26th - -
27th 45cm 40cm 27th 230cm 80cm 27th 175cm 60cm 27th - -
28th 65cm 45cm 28th 220cm 80cm 28th 175cm 55cm 28th - -
29th 65cm 45cm 29th 200cm 70cm 29th - 50cm 29th - -
30th 70cm 45cm 30th 170cm 70cm 30th 30th - -
31st 70cm 45cm 31st 150cm 70cm 31st 31st - -

Previous Statistics

Hachi Kogen Facilities

Ski School: Available Snowboard School: Available
Ski and snowboard lessons are available at Hachi Kogen. 
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 Park' for young children. 
Park Information
Park information
There are a number of snow park areas at Hachi Kogen and Hachi Kita Kogen. 

Hachi Kogen Season & Opening Times

Typical season is from Early December until Late March
October November December January February March April May June July
Weekends and holidays Normally open from 8:00am until 4:40pm
Weekdays Normally open from 8:00am until 4:40pm
'Nighta' (night skiing)
Weekends and holidays No
Weekdays No
Opening information
Opening information
The lifts at Hachi Kogen are open from 8am until 4:40pm every day.

There is no nighta at this resort.

Hachi Kogen Lift Ticket Charges

Adults Child
4 years to Elementary School age
60 years & over
1 Day 4,500 yen 3,500 yen 3,500 yen
2 Days 8,300 yen 6,300 yen
Morning (open-1pm) 3,800 yen 3,000 yen
Afternoon (12pm-closing) 3,500 yen 2,800 yen
1 Lift Coupon 700 yen
Season Ticket 50,000 yen 30,000 yen 45,000 yen
Season 3 Day 14,300 yen
Lift Ticket Information All tickets shown are valid at both Hachi Kita Kogen and Hachi Kogen.

Getting to Hachi Kogen

By public transport
28.9km from Yoka Station on the Sanin Honsen line
47km from Toyo-oka Station on the Sanin Honsen line
Transport Information
The nearest station is Yoka Station on the Sanin Honsen line, 29km away.
A bus service from Yoka Station to Hachi Kogen is available and costs 910 yen. The journey takes about 55 minutes.
By Car
24.7km from the Yokahyonosen IC on the Bantan Renraku Road
40.2km from the Wadayama IC on the Bantan Renraku Road
Nearest national route: Route 9 (10.7km away)
Nearest prefecture road: Prefecture Road 87
Hachi Kogen is about 25km from the Yokahyonosen IC exit of the Bantan Renraku Road.

From the IC exit turn left onto Route 9 and continue on that road for just under 11km. Turn left at the traffic lights onto Prefecture Road 87 (Hachibuse Kogen is on the main road signpost) and continue on this road for about 5.5km. At the big blue sign either turn right or continue straight on to get to the different base areas of the resort. Follow the signs to the car parks.
There are numerous car parks available by the base areas of Hachi Kogen. Parking is 1,000 yen or 1800 yen depending on which car park is used. A parking 'season ticket' is available for 10,000 yen.

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Hachi Kogen
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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