Amihari Onsen (Shizukuishi Town, Iwate)

Amihari Onsen
網張温泉 (岩手県 雫石町)
Planned season: Saturday 10th December 2016 until late March 2017
Official snow depth --- [updated on 24th April 2017]

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Amihari Onsen is located in Shizukuishi town by Mt Iwate in the north western region of Iwate Prefecture. Iwate Kogen Snow Park and Shizukuishi are close by.

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.

Regional information Learn more about the Iwate region

The Mountain

1350m
710m
640m
37"
7
5000m
4
15%
35%
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 4 0 0

Amihari Onsen 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 40cm 55cm 1st 160cm 90cm 1st 170cm 120cm
2nd - - 2nd 40cm 60cm 2nd 160cm 100cm 2nd 170cm 120cm
3rd - - 3rd 45cm 60cm 3rd 165cm 100cm 3rd 170cm 140cm
4th - - 4th 45cm 50cm 4th 165cm 100cm 4th 170cm 140cm
5th - - 5th 45cm 50cm 5th 165cm 105cm 5th 170cm 140cm
6th - - 6th 45cm 50cm 6th 170cm 105cm 6th 170cm 140cm
7th - - 7th 50cm 50cm 7th 180cm 105cm 7th 170cm 140cm
8th - - 8th 50cm 50cm 8th 185cm 105cm 8th 175cm 140cm
9th - - 9th 55cm 50cm 9th 185cm 110cm 9th 180cm 120cm
10th - - 10th 60cm 50cm 10th 185cm 115cm 10th 180cm 120cm
11th - - 11th 65cm 50cm 11th 185cm 115cm 11th 180cm 120cm
12th - - 12th 80cm 50cm 12th 185cm 115cm 12th 175cm 120cm
13th - - 13th 85cm 50cm 13th 185cm 115cm 13th 170cm 120cm
14th - - 14th 85cm 60cm 14th 185cm 100cm 14th 170cm 120cm
15th 30cm 0cm 15th 85cm 60cm 15th 185cm 60cm 15th 170cm 100cm
16th 30cm - 16th 90cm 60cm 16th 185cm 60cm 16th 170cm 95cm
17th 60cm - 17th 95cm 60cm 17th 170cm 80cm 17th 170cm 95cm
18th 40cm - 18th 95cm 65cm 18th 170cm 85cm 18th 170cm 85cm
19th 35cm 20cm 19th 105cm 75cm 19th 160cm 85cm 19th 170cm 85cm
20th 30cm 20cm 20th 105cm 80cm 20th 165cm 90cm 20th 170cm 85cm
21st 30cm - 21st 105cm 80cm 21st 170cm 90cm 21st 165cm 85cm
22nd 20cm - 22nd 105cm 80cm 22nd 170cm 85cm 22nd 165cm 85cm
23rd - 20cm 23rd 115cm 80cm 23rd 170cm 85cm 23rd 170cm 85cm
24th - 10cm 24th 125cm 80cm 24th 170cm 85cm 24th 170cm 85cm
25th 20cm 10cm 25th 125cm 80cm 25th 170cm 90cm 25th 170cm 85cm
26th 20cm 10cm 26th 130cm 85cm 26th 170cm 90cm 26th 165cm 85cm
27th 20cm 50cm 27th 130cm 90cm 27th 170cm 95cm 27th - 85cm
28th 20cm 50cm 28th 150cm 90cm 28th 170cm 120cm 28th - -
29th 25cm 55cm 29th 150cm 90cm 29th - 120cm 29th - -
30th 40cm 55cm 30th 150cm 90cm 30th 30th - -
31st 40cm 55cm 31st 150cm 90cm 31st 31st - -

Amihari Onsen Facilities

School
School
Ski School: Available Snowboard School: Available
There is a ski school at Amihari Onsen which offers ski lessons every day and snowboard lessons on weekends. 
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 area for young beginners and sledging. It is located near the Ski Centre at the base area and entry is free. 
Park Information
Park information
There is no special snow park though there are a few special mogul run areas near base. 

Amihari Onsen Season & Opening Times

Typical season is from Early December until Late March
October November December January February March April May June July
                                                           
Daytime
Daytime
Weekends and holidays Normally open from 8:00am until 4:00pm
Weekdays Normally open from 8:00am until 4:00pm
Nighta
'Nighta' (night skiing)
Weekends and holidays No
Weekdays No
Opening information
Opening information
There is no nighta at this resort.

Amihari Onsen Lift Ticket Charges

Adults Child
Elementary School age
Senior
50 years & over
1 Day (weekend & holidays) 3,300 yen 1,200 yen 2,800 yen
1 Day (weekdays) 2,500 yen 1,200 yen 2,000 yen
5 Hours (weekend & holidays) 3,000 yen 1,200 yen 2,500 yen
5 Hours (weekdays) 2,200 yen 1,200 yen 1,700 yen
3 Hours (weekend & holidays) 2,800 yen 1,200 yen 2,300 yen
3 Hours (weekdays) 2,000 yen 1,200 yen 1,500 yen
1 Lift Coupon 300 yen 250 yen 250 yen
11 Lift Coupons 3,000 yen 2,500 yen 2,500 yen
Lift Ticket Information The 5 Hour ticket is valid for 5 hours from the time of purchase.

The 3 Hour ticket is valid for 3 hours from the time of purchase.

Getting to Amihari Onsen

By public transport
Train
Train
21.6km from Shizukuishi Station on the Akita Shinkansen line
21.6km from Shizukuishi Station on the Tazawako line
31.2km from Morioka Station on the Tohoku Honsen Line
Transport Information
Information
Amihari Onsen is just under 22km from Shizukuishi Station on the Akita Shinkansen and Tazawako lines.

>> More information on the Akita Shinkansen train line
bus
Bus
A bus service from Morioka Station takes about 60 minutes.
By Car
Car
20.9km from the Takizawa IC on the Tohoku Expressway
26.4km from the Morioka IC on the Tohoku Expressway
Nearest national route: Route 46 (20.9km away)
Nearest prefecture road: Prefecture Road 212
Direction
Direction
The resort is a 21km drive from Shizukuishi Station (Tazawako local line and Akita Shinkansen) via Prefecture Road 212. Takizawa IC is the closest exit on the Tohoku Expressway - about 21km away to the east of the resort - but to the south east the Morioka IC is also just over 26km.

From the Morioka IC exit, turn right onto Route 46 and just over 5km later turn right onto Prefecture Road 219 and head north to Amihari Onsen.

>> More information on Tohoku Expressway
Parking
Parking
There is a car park at the base of Amihari Onsen.

More Information

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Address
Address
Komatsukura 13-7
Nagayama
Shizukuishi-cho
Iwate-gun
Iwate-ken
020-0585
Telephone
Telephone
019-693-2211
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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