Oku Daizen (Kofu Town, Tottori)

Oku Daizen
奥大山 (鳥取県 江府町)
Planned season: Saturday 17th December 2016 until early March 2017
Official snow depth --- [updated on 29th March 2017]

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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
16/17
season
15/16
season
16/17
season
15/16
season
16/17
season
15/16
season
16/17
season
15/16
season
1st - - 1st 25cm 1cm 1st 114cm 50cm 1st 140cm 56cm
2nd - - 2nd 25cm 0cm 2nd 123cm 66cm 2nd 136cm 57cm
3rd - - 3rd 25cm 0cm 3rd 117cm 80cm 3rd 137cm 45cm
4th - - 4th 10cm 0cm 4th 110cm 68cm 4th 135cm 40cm
5th - - 5th 8cm 0cm 5th 100cm 64cm 5th 135cm 33cm
6th - - 6th 8cm 0cm 6th 93cm 58cm 6th 130cm 25cm
7th - - 7th 5cm 0cm 7th 128cm 93cm 7th 136cm 20cm
8th - - 8th 5cm 1cm 8th 122cm 91cm 8th 147cm 20cm
9th - - 9th 3cm 1cm 9th 125cm 87cm 9th 150cm 10cm
10th - - 10th 5cm 1cm 10th 165cm 84cm 10th 149cm 11cm
11th - - 11th 10cm 0cm 11th 181cm 77cm 11th 140cm 11cm
12th - - 12th 13cm 3cm 12th 230cm 75cm 12th 134cm -
13th - - 13th 15cm 10cm 13th 222cm 53cm 13th 128cm -
14th - - 14th 30cm 18cm 14th 218cm 33cm 14th 123cm -
15th - - 15th 60cm 20cm 15th 215cm 30cm 15th 134cm -
16th - - 16th 80cm 20cm 16th 200cm 55cm 16th 152cm -
17th 50cm - 17th 85cm 15cm 17th 183cm 72cm 17th 140cm -
18th 40cm - 18th 85cm 12cm 18th 175cm 76cm 18th 135cm -
19th 30cm 40cm 19th 73cm 30cm 19th 185cm 64cm 19th 134cm -
20th 15cm - 20th 70cm 50cm 20th 160cm 55cm 20th 130cm -
21st 10cm - 21st 84cm 50cm 21st 155cm 48cm 21st - -
22nd 5cm - 22nd 88cm 72cm 22nd 150cm 42cm 22nd - -
23rd 0cm - 23rd 133cm 72cm 23rd 138cm 41cm 23rd - -
24th 18cm - 24th 188cm 80cm 24th 144cm 42cm 24th - -
25th 15cm - 25th 202cm 127cm 25th 140cm 46cm 25th - -
26th 10cm - 26th 188cm 95cm 26th 139cm 49cm 26th - -
27th 0cm - 27th 166cm 95cm 27th 145cm 51cm 27th - -
28th 30cm 0cm 28th 153cm 86cm 28th 142cm 42cm 28th - -
29th 30cm 1cm 29th 151cm 70cm 29th - 38cm 29th - -
30th 40cm 1cm 30th 114cm 53cm 30th 30th - -
31st 30cm 1cm 31st 118cm 50cm 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. 
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 5pm.

There is no nighta at this ski hill.

Oku Daizen Lift Ticket Charges

Adults Child Senior
1 Day 4,000 yen 3,000 yen 2,500 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
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
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