Oku Daizen (Kofu Town, Tottori)

Oku Daizen
奥大山 (鳥取県 江府町)
Planned season: Saturday 16th December 2017 until early March 2018
Official snow depth Daily updates during snow season

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Oku Daizen is located in Kofu town to the south west of Yonago city in Tottori Prefecture. It is on the southern slopes of Mt Daisen - a volcanic mountain with an elevation of over 1700m, making it the highest in the Chugoku region. There are three other separate ski hills on the slopes of Mt Daisen - Daisen White Resort, Daisen Masumizu Kogen and Kagamiganaru.

Tottori Prefecture is located in the Chugoku region of western Japan. There are a number of ski and snowboard resorts in the Tottori, with most gathered around Mt Daisen in the western region of the prefecture.

The Mountain

1000m
260m
740m
35"
4
1200m
2
30%
30%
40%
Skiers
90%
ropeways Ropeways gondolas Gondolas quad lifts Quad lifts triple lifts Triple lifts pair lifts Pair lifts single lifts Single lifts other lifts Other
Boarders
10%
0 0 0 0 2 0 0

Oku Daizen Snow Depth Statistics

Official snow depth numbers from the current season and previous season
December January February March
17/18
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16/17
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17/18
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16/17
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17/18
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16/17
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17/18
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16/17
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1st - - 1st 45cm 25cm 1st 103cm 114cm 1st 61cm 140cm
2nd - - 2nd 46cm 25cm 2nd 100cm 123cm 2nd 56cm 136cm
3rd - - 3rd 50cm 25cm 3rd 103cm 117cm 3rd 54cm 137cm
4th - - 4th 54cm 10cm 4th 105cm 110cm 4th 51cm 135cm
5th - - 5th 57cm 8cm 5th 128cm 100cm 5th 40cm 135cm
6th - - 6th 58cm 8cm 6th 128cm 93cm 6th 42cm 130cm
7th - - 7th 65cm 5cm 7th 129cm 128cm 7th 41cm 136cm
8th - - 8th 57cm 5cm 8th 129cm 122cm 8th 33cm 147cm
9th - - 9th 42cm 3cm 9th 123cm 125cm 9th 35cm 150cm
10th - - 10th 59cm 5cm 10th 114cm 165cm 10th 33cm 149cm
11th - - 11th 90cm 10cm 11th 114cm 181cm 11th 30cm 140cm
12th - - 12th 100cm 13cm 12th 131cm 230cm 12th 30cm 134cm
13th - - 13th 96cm 15cm 13th 130cm 222cm 13th 30cm 128cm
14th - - 14th 103cm 30cm 14th 128cm 218cm 14th 30cm 123cm
15th - - 15th 94cm 60cm 15th 112cm 215cm 15th - 134cm
16th 30cm - 16th 84cm 80cm 16th 110cm 200cm 16th - 152cm
17th 40cm 50cm 17th 70cm 85cm 17th 106cm 183cm 17th - 140cm
18th 45cm 40cm 18th 56cm 85cm 18th 106cm 175cm 18th - 135cm
19th 42cm 30cm 19th 52cm 73cm 19th 104cm 185cm 19th - 134cm
20th 48cm 15cm 20th 50cm 70cm 20th 100cm 160cm 20th - 130cm
21st 44cm 10cm 21st 50cm 84cm 21st 97cm 155cm 21st - -
22nd 40cm 5cm 22nd 50cm 88cm 22nd 98cm 150cm 22nd - -
23rd 40cm 0cm 23rd 63cm 133cm 23rd 96cm 138cm 23rd - -
24th 35cm 18cm 24th 64cm 188cm 24th 94cm 144cm 24th - -
25th 30cm 15cm 25th 91cm 202cm 25th 88cm 140cm 25th - -
26th 40cm 10cm 26th 106cm 188cm 26th 84cm 139cm 26th - -
27th 56cm 0cm 27th 119cm 166cm 27th 80cm 145cm 27th - -
28th 55cm 30cm 28th 111cm 153cm 28th 75cm 142cm 28th - -
29th 53cm 30cm 29th 105cm 151cm 29th - - 29th - -
30th 50cm 40cm 30th 114cm 114cm 30th 30th - -
31st 45cm 30cm 31st 110cm 118cm 31st 31st - -

Oku Daizen Facilities

School
School
Ski School: Available Snowboard School: Available
Ski and snowboard lessons are available at Oku Daizen. 
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
The 'Chibbiko' area for young children is located near base as well as a special 'Beginners' area. 
Park Information
Park information
There is a 'JIB Area' snow park is located near base. 

Oku Daizen 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 8:30am until 5:00pm
Weekdays Normally open from 8:30am until 5:00pm
Nighta
'Nighta' (night skiing)
Weekends and holidays No
Weekdays No
Opening information
Opening information
Oku Daizen is open from 8:30am until 5:00pm.

There is no nighta at this ski hill.

Oku Daizen Lift Ticket Charges

Adults Child Senior
1 Day 4,000 yen 3,000 yen 3,000 yen
Morning (open-12:30pm) 3,000 yen 2,000 yen 2,500 yen
Afternoon (12:30pm-closing) 3,000 yen 2,000 yen 2,500 yen
1 Lift Coupon 250 yen 250 yen
12 Lift Coupons 2,500 yen 2,500 yen
Season Ticket 40,000 yen 30,000 yen
Lift Ticket Information Senior ticket for over 60s valid on weekdays.

Getting to Oku Daizen

By public transport
Train
Train
11.9km from Ebi Station on the Hakubi line
Transport Information
Information
Oku Daizen is about 12km from Ebi Station on the Hakubi line.
bus
Bus
No shuttle bus service is available.
By Car
Car
13.7km from the Kofu IC on the Yonago Expressway
19km from the Hiruzen IC on the Yonago Expressway
Nearest national route: Route 482 (7.2km away)
Nearest prefecture road: Prefecture Road 45
Direction
Direction
Oku Daizen is under 14km from the Kofu IC exit on the Yonago Expressway and 19km from the Hiruzen IC exit on the same road.

From the Kofu IC exit, turn left onto Route 181 and after 1.5km turn left onto Route 482. After 5km on this road km there is a turn off to the left for Prefecture Road 45. Turn left here and follow the road for 4.5km until reaching a junction. Turn left onto Prefecture Road 45 and follow the signs to the ski hill.
Parking
Parking
There are a number of car parks for 400 vehicles close to the base. Parking is free every day of the season.

More Information

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Address
Address
Mitsukue 837-13
Kofu-cho
Hino-gun
Tottori-ken
689-4424
Telephone
Telephone
0859-77-2828
RESORT INFORMATION
Information for ski hills around Japan have been updated for the 2017-2018 season
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