Onbara Kogen (Kagamino Town, Okayama)

Onbara Kogen
恩原高原 (岡山県 鏡野町)
Planned season: Saturday 23rd December 2017 until early March 2018
Official snow depth 90cm (-15cm) [updated on 20th February 2018]

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Onbara Kogen is located in Kagamino town in the northern region of Okayama Prefecture. This ski hill has two connected areas called Panorama and Lakeside - each with a separate base area. In summer it is a popular camping area.

Okayama Prefecture is in the Chugoku region of western Japan. The ski hills in Okayama are found in the northern mountainous region of the prefecture close to the border with Tottori Prefecture. Okayama Prefecture also boarders Hyogo Prefecture and Hiroshima Prefecture.

The Mountain

900m
161m
739m
28"
9
900m
5
10%
30%
60%
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 5 0 0

Onbara Kogen Snow Depth Statistics

Official snow depth numbers from the current season and previous season
December January February March
17/18
season
16/17
season
17/18
season
16/17
season
17/18
season
16/17
season
17/18
season
16/17
season
1st - - 1st 25cm 20cm 1st 120cm 170cm 1st - 100cm
2nd - - 2nd 25cm 20cm 2nd 120cm 170cm 2nd - 100cm
3rd - - 3rd 35cm 15cm 3rd 120cm 170cm 3rd - 100cm
4th - - 4th 45cm 15cm 4th 110cm 170cm 4th - 95cm
5th - - 5th 50cm 5cm 5th 130cm 150cm 5th - 90cm
6th - - 6th 50cm 5cm 6th 130cm 130cm 6th - 85cm
7th - - 7th 55cm 5cm 7th 130cm 140cm 7th - 80cm
8th - - 8th 50cm - 8th 130cm 130cm 8th - 80cm
9th - - 9th 40cm 5cm 9th 125cm 130cm 9th - 70cm
10th - - 10th 45cm 5cm 10th 120cm 150cm 10th - 70cm
11th - - 11th 50cm 5cm 11th 110cm 180cm 11th - 70cm
12th - - 12th 50cm 7cm 12th 120cm 190cm 12th - 55cm
13th - - 13th 50cm 7cm 13th 120cm 190cm 13th - 70cm
14th - - 14th 65cm 25cm 14th 120cm 195cm 14th - 65cm
15th - - 15th 65cm 45cm 15th 110cm 195cm 15th - 65cm
16th - - 16th 60cm 60cm 16th 105cm 185cm 16th - 65cm
17th - - 17th 50cm 65cm 17th 100cm 165cm 17th - 60cm
18th - - 18th 35cm 65cm 18th 105cm 140cm 18th - 55cm
19th - - 19th 30cm 65cm 19th 105cm 140cm 19th - 50cm
20th - - 20th 25cm 65cm 20th 90cm 135cm 20th - 40cm
21st - - 21st 25cm 75cm 21st - 130cm 21st - -
22nd - - 22nd 25cm 75cm 22nd - 125cm 22nd - -
23rd 25cm - 23rd 35cm 90cm 23rd - 115cm 23rd - -
24th 25cm - 24th 35cm 160cm 24th - 115cm 24th - -
25th - - 25th 60cm 190cm 25th - 105cm 25th - -
26th - - 26th 90cm 190cm 26th - 105cm 26th - -
27th 20cm - 27th 120cm 185cm 27th - 100cm 27th - -
28th 30cm 20cm 28th 120cm 180cm 28th - 100cm 28th - -
29th 30cm 20cm 29th 120cm 175cm 29th - - 29th - -
30th 30cm 25cm 30th 120cm 170cm 30th 30th - -
31st 25cm 25cm 31st 120cm 170cm 31st 31st - -

Previous Statistics

Onbara Kogen Facilities

School
School
Ski School: Available Snowboard School: Available
Ski and snowboard lessons are available at Onbara Kogen. 
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
Entry into the Kids Park costs 400 yen on weekdays and 700 yen on weekends. Adults accompanying children are charged 300 yen. The Kids Park is at the base in the Panorama area. 
Park Information
Park information
There are no special snow park facilities. 

Onbara Kogen Season & Opening Times

Typical season is from Late December until Early March
October November December January February March April May June July
                                                           
Daytime
Daytime
Weekends and holidays Normally open from 8:00am until 5:00pm
Weekdays Normally open from 8:00am until 5:00pm
Nighta
'Nighta' (night skiing)
Weekends and holidays Yes
Weekdays Yes
Opening information
Opening information
Onbara Kogen is open from 8:00am until 5:00pm in the daytime.

Nighta is from 5:30pm until 9:00pm.

Onbara Kogen Lift Ticket Charges

Adults Child
Junior High School age & under
Senior
60 years & over
1 Day 4,300 yen 2,800 yen
Morning (8:30am-1pm) 2,800 yen
Afternoon (12pm-5pm) 2,800 yen
Nighta (5:30pm-9pm) 2,500 yen
1 Lift Voucher 260 yen
11 Lift Vouchers 2,600 yen
Season Ticket 34,000 yen 10,000 yen 28,000 yen
Lift Ticket Information An adult and child pair ticket for 1 Day is 6,000 yen; a Half Day ticket is 5,000 yen.

The season ticket includes free parking.

Getting to Onbara Kogen

By public transport
Train
Train
26.8km from Mochigase Station on the Inbi line
Transport Information
Information
Onbara Kogen is 27km from Mochigase Station on the Inbi line.

Innosho Station on the Kishin line is about 38km to the south.
bus
Bus
No shuttle bus service information is available.
By Car
Car
28.4km from the Mochigase IC on the Tottori Expressway
35.1km from the Chizu IC on the Tottori Expressway
37.9km from the Innosho IC on the Chugoku Expressway
Nearest national route: Route 482 (2.7km away)
Direction
Direction
Onbara Kogen can be easily reached from the Tottori Expressway and Chugoku Expressway.

From the Innosho IC on the Chugoku Expressway, turn right onto Route 179 and head north for about 31km until reaching Route 482. Turn right onto Route 482. The approach road is on the left hand side off Route 482, and the ski hill itself is a few kilometres from the main road.
Parking
Parking
Parking costs 500 yen every day for cars - which the resort mentions goes towards helping with snow clearing! There is no charge after 3:00pm.

There is parking for 1,000 cars in the Panorama area and 700 cars in the Lakeside base.

More Information

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Address
Address
Kamisaibara 2037
Kagamino-cho
Tomata-gun
Okayama-ken
708-0601
Telephone
Telephone
0868-44-2808
RESORT INFORMATION
Information for ski hills around Japan have been updated for the 2017-2018 season
Current resort snow depth
90cm
(-15cm)
(change since last update)
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