Sonei Kunohe (Kunohe Village, Iwate)

Sonei Kunohe
村営くのへ (岩手県 九戸村)
Planned season: Saturday 17th December 2016 until early March 2017
Official snow depth --- [updated on 28th March 2017]

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Sonei Kunohei is a small ski hill located just to the south of the centre of Kunohe village in the northern region of Iwate Prefecture.

Iwate Prefecture is located in the Tohoku region of the main island of Honshu. Morioka is the capital city. Most of the ski and snowboard hills in Iwate Prefecture are located in the western mountainous regions, near to the border with Akita Prefecture. Aomori Prefecture is to the north and Miyagi Prefecture is to the south of Iwate.

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The Mountain

564m
164m
400m
30"
4
1300m
2
20%
30%
50%
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 2 0 0

Sonei Kunohe 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 50cm 40cm 1st 60cm 25cm
2nd - - 2nd 10cm 10cm 2nd 50cm 40cm 2nd 60cm 25cm
3rd - - 3rd 10cm 10cm 3rd 50cm 40cm 3rd 60cm 30cm
4th - - 4th 10cm 5cm 4th 50cm 40cm 4th 60cm 30cm
5th - - 5th 10cm 10cm 5th 50cm 40cm 5th 50cm 25cm
6th - - 6th 10cm 10cm 6th 50cm 40cm 6th 50cm 25cm
7th - - 7th 10cm 10cm 7th 55cm 40cm 7th 50cm -
8th - - 8th 10cm 10cm 8th 55cm 40cm 8th 50cm -
9th - - 9th 10cm 10cm 9th 65cm 40cm 9th 50cm -
10th - - 10th 10cm 10cm 10th 65cm 40cm 10th 50cm -
11th - - 11th 15cm 10cm 11th 65cm 40cm 11th 50cm -
12th - - 12th 15cm 10cm 12th 65cm 40cm 12th 50cm -
13th - - 13th 20cm 10cm 13th 65cm 40cm 13th - -
14th - - 14th 20cm 10cm 14th 65cm 40cm 14th - -
15th - - 15th 20cm 10cm 15th 65cm 30cm 15th - -
16th - - 16th 20cm 10cm 16th 65cm 30cm 16th - -
17th - - 17th 30cm 10cm 17th 65cm 30cm 17th - -
18th - - 18th 30cm 10cm 18th 65cm 25cm 18th - -
19th - 5cm 19th 30cm 20cm 19th 65cm 25cm 19th - -
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26th 10cm 0cm 26th 40cm 40cm 26th 65cm 25cm 26th - -
27th 10cm 5cm 27th 40cm 40cm 27th 65cm 25cm 27th - -
28th 10cm 10cm 28th 40cm 40cm 28th 60cm 30cm 28th - -
29th 10cm 10cm 29th 40cm 40cm 29th - 25cm 29th - -
30th 10cm 10cm 30th 40cm 40cm 30th 30th - -
31st 10cm 10cm 31st 40cm 40cm 31st 31st - -

Sonei Kunohe Facilities

School
School
Ski School: Not available Snowboard School: Not available
There is no ski or snowboard school at Sonei Kunohe. 
Rental
Equipment Rental
Ski Rental: Not available Snowboard Rental: Not available
There is no ski and snowboard equipment available. 
Children Facilities
Children's facilities
There are no special facilities for children. 
Park Information
Park information
There are no special snow park facilities. 

Sonei Kunohe Season & Opening Times

Typical season is from Mid December until Early 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 Sometimes
Weekdays Sometimes
Opening information
Opening information
Unconfirmed opening times for the 16/17 season

Sonei Kunohe Lift Ticket Charges

Adults Child Senior
1 Day 2,400 yen 1,700 yen

Getting to Sonei Kunohe

By public transport
Train
Train
21km from Ninohe Station on the Tohoku Shinkansen line
24.5km from Ichinohe Station on the Iwate Gingate Tetsudosen line
21km from Ninohe Station on the Iwate Gingate Tetsudosen line
Transport Information
Information
Sonei Kunohei is 21km from Ninohe Station on the Tohoku Shinkansen line.

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bus
Bus
No shuttle bus service information is available.
By Car
Car
8.1km from the Kunohe IC on the Hachinohe Expressway
Nearest national route: Route 340 (1.6km away)
Direction
Direction
Sonei Kunohe is about 8km from the Kunohe IC exit of the Hachinohe Expressway.

From the Kunohe IC exit, turn right onto Route 340 and go through central Kunohe village. The ski hill is about 1.5km to the west of Route 340.
Parking
Parking
Parking is available at the base.

More Information

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Address
Address
Ibonai 18-41-6
Kunohe-mura
Kunohe-gun
Iwate-ken
028-6502
Telephone
Telephone
0195-42-2366
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