Onbara Kogen (Kagamino Town, Okayama)

Onbara Kogen
恩原高原 (岡山県 鏡野町)
Planned season: Friday 23rd December 2016 until early March 2017
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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

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Onbara Kogen Snow Depth Statistics

Official snow depth numbers from the current season and previous season
December January February March
1st - - 1st 20cm 9cm 1st 170cm 40cm 1st 100cm 45cm
2nd - - 2nd 20cm 8cm 2nd 170cm 40cm 2nd 100cm 45cm
3rd - - 3rd 15cm 5cm 3rd 170cm 40cm 3rd 100cm 40cm
4th - - 4th 15cm 3cm 4th 170cm 40cm 4th 95cm 35cm
5th - - 5th 5cm 1cm 5th 150cm 40cm 5th 90cm 30cm
6th - - 6th 5cm 1cm 6th 130cm 35cm 6th 85cm -
7th - - 7th 5cm 1cm 7th 140cm 65cm 7th 80cm -
8th - - 8th - 0cm 8th 130cm 65cm 8th 80cm -
9th - - 9th 5cm 0cm 9th 130cm 65cm 9th 70cm -
10th - - 10th 5cm 0cm 10th 150cm 75cm 10th 70cm -
11th - - 11th 5cm - 11th 180cm 75cm 11th 70cm -
12th - - 12th 7cm - 12th 190cm 70cm 12th 55cm -
13th - - 13th 7cm - 13th 190cm 65cm 13th 70cm -
14th - - 14th 25cm 5cm 14th 195cm 40cm 14th 65cm -
15th - - 15th 45cm 5cm 15th 195cm 35cm 15th 65cm -
16th - - 16th 60cm 5cm 16th 185cm 45cm 16th 65cm -
17th - - 17th 65cm 5cm 17th 165cm 50cm 17th 60cm -
18th - - 18th 65cm 10cm 18th 140cm 55cm 18th 55cm -
19th - - 19th 65cm 15cm 19th 140cm 50cm 19th 50cm -
20th - - 20th 65cm 25cm 20th 135cm 45cm 20th 40cm -
21st - - 21st 75cm 35cm 21st 130cm 40cm 21st - -
22nd - - 22nd 75cm 35cm 22nd 125cm 35cm 22nd - -
23rd - - 23rd 90cm 40cm 23rd 115cm 30cm 23rd - -
24th - - 24th 160cm 40cm 24th 115cm 35cm 24th - -
25th - - 25th 190cm 60cm 25th 105cm 35cm 25th - -
26th - - 26th 190cm 60cm 26th 105cm 40cm 26th - -
27th - 5cm 27th 185cm 60cm 27th 100cm 35cm 27th - -
28th 20cm - 28th 180cm 55cm 28th 100cm 35cm 28th - -
29th 20cm 7cm 29th 175cm 45cm 29th - 35cm 29th - -
30th 25cm 6cm 30th 170cm 40cm 30th 30th - -
31st 25cm 6cm 31st 170cm 40cm 31st 31st - -

Previous Statistics

Onbara Kogen Facilities

Ski School: Available Snowboard School: Available
Ski and snowboard lessons are available at Onbara 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
Entry into the Kida 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
Weekends and holidays Normally open from 8:00am until 5:00pm
Weekdays Normally open from 8:00am until 5:00pm
'Nighta' (night skiing)
Weekends and holidays Yes
Weekdays Yes
Opening information
Opening information
Onbara Kogen is open from 8am until 5pm in the daytime.
Nighta is from 5:30pm until 9pm.

Onbara Kogen Lift Ticket Charges

Adults Child
Junior High School age & under
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
26.8km from Mochigase Station on the Inbi line
Transport Information
Onbara Kogen is 27km from Mochigase Station on the Inbi line.

Innosho Station on the Kishin line is about 38km to the south.
No shuttle bus service information is available.
By 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)
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 costs 500 yen every day for cars - which the resort mentions goes towards helping with snow clearing! There is no charge after 3pm.

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

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Season dates and information
At the time of writing (mid May), almost all ski resorts in Japan have closed for the 2016-2017 season.

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