Oh-dai (Daisen City, Akita)

Oh-dai
大台 (秋田県 大仙市)
Planned season: Saturday 23rd December 2017 until Sunday 11th March 2018
Official snow depth --- [updated on 18th December 2018]

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This ski hill is located to the north east of central Daisen city in the southern region of Akita Prefecture.

Akita Prefecture is located in the Tohoku region of northern Honshu. Akita faces the Sea of Japan in the west and is bordered by Aomori, Iwate, Miyagi and Yamagata prefectures from north to south. The region has cold winters and there are numerous ski hills located around the prefecture, though most of them are small scale with just one or two lifts.

The Mountain

435m
240m
195m
38"
5
1400m
2
20%
30%
50%
Skiers
70%
ropeways Ropeways gondolas Gondolas quad lifts Quad lifts triple lifts Triple lifts pair lifts Pair lifts single lifts Single lifts other lifts Other
Boarders
30%
0 0 0 0 1 1 0

Oh-dai Snow Depth Statistics

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

Oh-dai Facilities

School
School
Ski School: Available Snowboard School: Available
Ski and snowboard lessons are available at Oh-dai. 
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
There are no special children facilities. 
Park Information
Park information
There is a 'Snowboard Park' area near base featuring one make and jumps. 

Oh-dai Season & Opening Times

Typical season is from Late December until Mid March
October November December January February March April May June July
                                                           
Daytime
Daytime
Weekends and holidays Normally open from 9:00am until 4:00pm
Weekdays Normally open from 9:00am until 4:00pm
Nighta
'Nighta' (night skiing)
Weekends and holidays Yes
Weekdays Sometimes
Opening information
Opening information
Oh-dai is open from 9:00am until 4:00pm in the daytime every day until 14th February 2018.

On weekdays from 15th February 2018, it is open from 12:00pm until 4:00pm.

Nighta operations are on Fridays and Saturdays from 23rd December 2017 until 14th February 2018 (5:30pm-9:30pm) and every evening from 15th February until 10th March 2018 (5:00pm-9:00pm)

Oh-dai Lift Ticket Charges

Adults Child
Elementary School age & under
Senior
60 years & over
1 Day 2,850 yen 1,600 yen 1,600 yen
4 Hours 2,050 yen 1,200 yen 1,200 yen
PM & Nighta 2,850 yen 1,600 yen 1,600 yen
Nighta 2 Hours 1,500 yen 800 yen 800 yen
Nighta 2,050 yen 1,200 yen 1,200 yen
1 Lift Coupon 230 yen 150 yen 150 yen
11 Lift Coupons 2,350 yen 1,500 yen 1,500 yen
Season Ticket (all) 28,750 yen 16,450 yen 16,450 yen
Season Ticket (nighta) 12,300 yen 8,200 yen 8,200 yen
Lift Ticket Information Ski-kodomo-no-hi (Children's Day) is on 8th January 2017 and the third Sunday of the month. On those days, a 1 day ticket for children is free.

Getting to Oh-dai

By public transport
Train
Train
14.3km from Kakunodate Station on the Akita Shinkansen line
14.3km from Kakunodate Station on the Tazawako line
Transport Information
Information
This ski hill is just over 14km from Kakunodate Station.

>> More information on the Akita Shinkansen train line
bus
Bus
No shuttle bus service information is available.
By Car
Car
25.7km from the Omagari IC on the Akita Expressway
Nearest national route: Route 105 (12.4km away)
Nearest prefecture road: Prefecture Road 50
Direction
Direction
This ski hill is about 26km from the Omagari IC exit on the Akita Expressway.

It is about 12km off Route 105, on Prefecture Road 50.

>> More information on Akita Expressway
Parking
Parking
There is parking for over 500 vehicles close to the base area. Parking is free every day of the season.

More Information

Visit official website
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Address
Address
Ohdai-1-2 Oh-tacho
Kawaguchi
Daisen-shi
Akita-ken
019-1615
Telephone
Telephone
0187-89-1788
2018-2019 SEASON UPDATES
As of Monday 17th December, information on just a small number of ski hills around Japan still needs updating. We'll get that wrapped up soon!
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Other nearby ski resorts
Approx. distance from Oh-dai by road (in winter)
Omagari Family (26.9km)
Yokote Koen (29km)
Tazawako (33.3km)
Oomori (34.9km)
Kyowa (47.8km)
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