Ushidake Onsen (Toyama City, Toyama)

Ushidake Onsen
牛岳温泉 (富山県 富山市)
Planned season: Saturday 23rd December 2017 until Sunday 11th March 2018
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Ushidake Onsen is located within the boundaries of Toyama city, to the south west of the city centre, in Toyama Prefecture. Along with Tateyama Sanroku to the east, this is the nearest ski hill to central Toyama city. A Ropeway used to operate at this resort but that is no longer operating along with the Utopia area of the ski hill.

Toyama Prefecture is in the Hokuriku region of central Japan, facing the Sea of Japan. Toyama is bordered by Ishikawa to the west, Gifu to the south and Nagano and Niigata to the east. The northern region is all Sea of Japan coastline. While the eastern region of Toyama along the border with Nagano Prefecture is home to impressive North Alps mountains, most of the mostly small ski hills within Toyama are actually located in the western region around Nanto.

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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Ushidake Onsen Snow Depth Statistics

Official snow depth numbers from the current season and previous season
December January February March
1st - - 1st 70cm 10cm 1st 120cm 80cm 1st 120cm 50cm
2nd - - 2nd 80cm 0cm 2nd 120cm 80cm 2nd 110cm 45cm
3rd - - 3rd 80cm 0cm 3rd 120cm 80cm 3rd 110cm 45cm
4th - - 4th 80cm 0cm 4th 120cm 70cm 4th 100cm 45cm
5th - - 5th 80cm 0cm 5th 120cm 70cm 5th 100cm 45cm
6th - - 6th 70cm 0cm 6th 140cm 70cm 6th 90cm 40cm
7th - - 7th 70cm 0cm 7th 150cm 70cm 7th 90cm 40cm
8th - - 8th 65cm 0cm 8th 150cm 70cm 8th 80cm 50cm
9th - - 9th 60cm 0cm 9th 150cm 70cm 9th 80cm 50cm
10th - - 10th 65cm 0cm 10th 150cm 80cm 10th 70cm 50cm
11th - - 11th 90cm 5cm 11th 140cm 90cm 11th 70cm 45cm
12th - - 12th 100cm 10cm 12th 150cm 120cm 12th - 40cm
13th - - 13th 100cm 20cm 13th 180cm 120cm 13th - -
14th - - 14th 110cm 40cm 14th 180cm 120cm 14th - -
15th - - 15th 110cm 60cm 15th 160cm 120cm 15th - -
16th - - 16th 105cm 70cm 16th 160cm 120cm 16th - -
17th - 20cm 17th 95cm 80cm 17th 150cm 110cm 17th - -
18th - 20cm 18th 80cm 80cm 18th 150cm 100cm 18th - -
19th - 20cm 19th 70cm 80cm 19th 150cm 110cm 19th - -
20th - 5cm 20th 70cm 70cm 20th 150cm 80cm 20th - -
21st - 5cm 21st 65cm 70cm 21st 140cm 80cm 21st - -
22nd - 0cm 22nd 65cm 60cm 22nd 140cm 70cm 22nd - -
23rd 50cm 0cm 23rd 65cm 90cm 23rd 140cm 60cm 23rd - -
24th 45cm 0cm 24th 80cm 110cm 24th 140cm 50cm 24th - -
25th 40cm 0cm 25th 90cm 120cm 25th 130cm 50cm 25th - -
26th 40cm 0cm 26th 100cm 120cm 26th 130cm 50cm 26th - -
27th 60cm 0cm 27th 110cm 110cm 27th 130cm 50cm 27th - -
28th 70cm 10cm 28th 110cm 110cm 28th 120cm 50cm 28th - -
29th 80cm 10cm 29th 110cm 100cm 29th - - 29th - -
30th 80cm 15cm 30th 120cm 90cm 30th 30th - -
31st 80cm 10cm 31st 120cm 80cm 31st 31st - -

Previous Statistics

Ushidake Onsen Facilities

Ski School: Available Snowboard School: Available
Ski and snowboard lessons are available at Ushidake 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
The 'Kids Corner' is located at the base of the resort. 
Park Information
Park information
The 'USP Ushidake Snow Park' is located by the high speed pair lift and open from 10am until 4pm. 

Ushidake Onsen Season & Opening Times

Typical season is from Late December until Mid March
October November December January February March April May June July
Weekends and holidays Normally open from 8:30am until 4:30pm
Weekdays Normally open from 8:30am until 4:30pm
'Nighta' (night skiing)
Weekends and holidays Sometimes
Weekdays Sometimes
Opening information
Opening information
Nighta operations are usually on Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays in the peak season and over the New Year period.

Ushidake Onsen Lift Ticket Charges

Adults Child
Elementary School age & under
60 years & over
1 Day 3,600 yen 2,260 yen 3,090 yen
2 Days 6,170 yen 4,110 yen 5,960 yen
1 Day (inc. Nighta) 4,210 yen 2,980 yen 3,600 yen
Nighta 2,050 yen 1,230 yen 1,540 yen
5 Hours 2,980 yen 2,050 yen 2,470 yen
3 Hours 2,570 yen 1,850 yen 2,160 yen
1 Lift Coupon 210 yen 160 yen 210 yen
15 Lift Coupons 2,780 yen 1,950 yen 2,260 yen
Season Ticket 33,940 yen 23,650 yen 25,710 yen
Lift Ticket Information The 3 Hour ticket is valid for three hours from the time of purchase.
The 5 Hour ticket is valid for five hours from the time of purchase.

Nighta operations are mostly on Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays and over New Year.

The high speed quad lift requires 3 Lift Coupons per ride.
The high speed pair lift requires 2 Lift Coupons per ride.
The pair lift requires 1 Lift Coupon per ride.

Children's Day is on Saturdays through February and on the third Sunday in January and February. On those days, elementary school age children can buy a 1 day ticket for 1,200 yen.

Getting to Ushidake Onsen

By public transport
25.8km from Toyama Station on the Hokuriku Shinkansen line
11.5km from Etchu Yatsuo Station on the Takayama Honsen Line
Transport Information
The closest train station is Etchu Yatsuo Station on the Takayama Honsen line, about 13 miles from the ski resort.

It is about 26km from Toyama Station on the Hokuriku Shinkansen line.

>> More information on the Hokuriku Shinkansen train line
No shuttle bus information is available.
By Car
17.1km from the Toyama Nishi IC on the Hokuriku Expressway
21.4km from the Tonami IC on the Hokuriku Expressway
22.3km from the Takaoka Tonami Smart IC on the Hokuriku Expressway
Nearest national route: Route 359 (11km away)
Nearest prefecture road: Prefecture Road 346
Ushidake Onsen is about 17km from the Toyama Nishi IC on the Hokuriku Expressway.

From the IC exit turn right onto Prefecture Road 41, right at the first traffic lights and left at the second traffic lights onto Prefecture Road 31. After just over 2km turn right onto Route 359 and then turn onto Prefecture Road 59 to head south towards Ushidake Onsen.

>> More information on Hokuriku Expressway
A number of car parks are available for 1800 vehicles close to the base of Ushidake Onsen. Parking is free every day of the season.

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