Yomase Onsen (Yamanouchi Town, Nagano)

Yomase Onsen
よませ温泉 (長野県 山之内町)
Planned season: Saturday 23rd December 2017 until Sunday 25th March 2018
Official snow depth --- [updated on 17th December 2017]

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Yomase Onsen is located on the south-eastern slopes of Mt Kosha in Yamanouchi town, in the north-eastern region of Nagano Prefecture.

In recent seasons, Yomase Onsen was one of five connected ski hills on the slopes of Mt Kosha that were branded as 'Mt Kosha' and joint lift tickets were available. However, since last year there have been some various changes and for the 2017-2018 season the big ‘Mt Kosha’ concept seems to have fractured further. See lift ticket information below for details on Yomase Onsen lift tickets for the 2017-2018 season.

Yomase Onsen and X-JAM Takaifuji now offer a joint ticket; Kita Shinshu Kijimadaira and Makinoiri Snow Park are both operating independently, and Yamabiko-no-oka is apparently closed for 2017-2018.

In the regions surrounding Mt Kosha, Myoko and Madarao Kogen are to the west, Nozawa Onsen is to the north and Shiga Kogen is to south west.

Nagano Prefecture is located in the Chubu region of the main island of Honshu. Most of the Northern Alps, Central Alps and Southern Alps are located within Nagano (along with neighbouring prefectures). Nagano has the second highest number of ski and snowboard resorts in all of Japan and they are spread around the whole prefecture. Nagano city and many of the major ski resorts are located in the northern region.

Regional information Learn more about the Nagano region

The Mountain

ropeways Ropeways gondolas Gondolas quad lifts Quad lifts triple lifts Triple lifts pair lifts Pair lifts single lifts Single lifts other lifts Other
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Yomase Onsen is lift-connected with:
X-JAM Takaifuji

Yomase Onsen Snow Depth Statistics

Official snow depth numbers from the current season and previous season
December January February March
1st - - 1st - 45cm 1st - 190cm 1st - 175cm
2nd - - 2nd - 40cm 2nd - 195cm 2nd - 175cm
3rd - - 3rd - 35cm 3rd - 195cm 3rd - 175cm
4th - - 4th - 35cm 4th - 195cm 4th - 175cm
5th - - 5th - 40cm 5th - 185cm 5th - 175cm
6th - - 6th - 55cm 6th - 175cm 6th - 175cm
7th - - 7th - 55cm 7th - 185cm 7th - 175cm
8th - - 8th - 50cm 8th - 185cm 8th - 175cm
9th - - 9th - 50cm 9th - 185cm 9th - 175cm
10th - - 10th - 55cm 10th - 195cm 10th - 175cm
11th - - 11th - 65cm 11th - 195cm 11th - 175cm
12th - - 12th - 65cm 12th - 210cm 12th - 175cm
13th - - 13th - 65cm 13th - 210cm 13th - 175cm
14th - - 14th - 70cm 14th - 210cm 14th - 165cm
15th - - 15th - 90cm 15th - 200cm 15th - 165cm
16th - - 16th - 120cm 16th - 200cm 16th - 165cm
17th - - 17th - 150cm 17th - 190cm 17th - 165cm
18th - - 18th - 155cm 18th - 190cm 18th - 165cm
19th - - 19th - 155cm 19th - 190cm 19th - 160cm
20th - - 20th - 155cm 20th - 190cm 20th - 160cm
21st - 10cm 21st - 155cm 21st - 195cm 21st - 150cm
22nd - - 22nd - 155cm 22nd - 205cm 22nd - 150cm
23rd - 0cm 23rd - 160cm 23rd - 195cm 23rd - 150cm
24th - 15cm 24th - 170cm 24th - 195cm 24th - 150cm
25th - 15cm 25th - 180cm 25th - 190cm 25th - 150cm
26th - 15cm 26th - 180cm 26th - 185cm 26th - 145cm
27th - 15cm 27th - 175cm 27th - 180cm 27th - 145cm
28th - 25cm 28th - 170cm 28th - 180cm 28th - 145cm
29th - 30cm 29th - 170cm 29th - - 29th - 140cm
30th - 54cm 30th - 170cm 30th 30th - 140cm
31st - 50cm 31st - 190cm 31st 31st - 135cm

Previous Statistics

Yomase Onsen Facilities

Ski School: Available Snowboard School: Available
Ski and snowboard lessons are available at Yomase Onsen. 
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 sledging area near base. 
Park Information
Park information
There are no special snow park facilities. 

Yomase Onsen Season & Opening Times

Typical season is from Late December until Late March
October November December January February March April May June July
Weekends and holidays Normally open from 8:15am until 4:45pm
Weekdays Normally open from 8:15am until 4:45pm
'Nighta' (night skiing)
Weekends and holidays No
Weekdays No
Opening information
Opening information
Yomase Onsen is open from 8:15am until 4:45pm.

There is no nighta at this ski hill.

Yomase Onsen Lift Ticket Charges

Adults Child
Elementary School age
50-64 year olds
1 Day 3,900 yen 2,100 yen 2,900 yen
2 Days 6,700 yen 3,700 yen 4,900 yen
AM / PM 2,600 yen 1,600 yen 2,100 yen
1 Lift Coupon 350 yen 250 yen 300 yen
11 Lift Coupons 3,100 yen 2,100 yen 2,600 yen
Lift Ticket Information The tickets shown are valid at both Yomase Onsen and connected X-JAM Takaifuji.

There are now 'Mt Kosha' tickets available for the 2017-2018 season.

Getting to Yomase Onsen

By public transport
16.9km from Iiyama Station on the Hokuriku Shinkansen line
3.6km from Yomase Station on the Nagano Dentetsu Nagano Line
5.7km from Yudanaka Station on the Nagano Dentetsu Nagano Line
Transport Information
Yomase Onsen is less than 4km from Yomase Station and less than 6km from Yudanaka Station.

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No shuttle bus service information is available.
By Car
12.6km from the Shinshu Nakano IC on the Joshinetsu Expressway
16.6km from the Toyota Iiyama IC on the Joshinetsu Expressway
18.2km from the Obuse PA Smart IC on the Joshinetsu Expressway
Nearest national route: Route 403 (0.5km away)
Yomase Onsen is about 0.5km off Route 403 on the southern slopes of Mt Kosha.

The Shinshu Nakano IC exit on the Joshinetsu Expressway is less than 13km from the ski hill.

>> More information on the Joshinetsu Expressway
There is parking for about 1000 vehicles near base.

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Information for over 95% of the ski hills around Japan has now been checked and updated for the 2017-2018 season. Some ski resorts have still not updated their own information - which means that we can't update ours! We'll continue checking and update the remaining ones as quickly as possible.

Message updated on 3rd Dec 2017
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