Aizu Kogen Daikura (Minami Aizu Town, Fukushima)

Aizu Kogen Daikura
会津高原だいくら (福島県 南会津町)
Planned season: Saturday 22nd December 2018 until 31st March 2019
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Latest report posted at 9:58am on Wednesday 12th December 2018
Official snow depth --- [updated on 12th December 2018]

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Aizu Kogen Daikura is located in Minami Aizu town in the south-western Aizu region of Fukushima Prefecture. There's a bit of an old-school traditional feel to some of the facilities at this ski hill. Dai-chan is the popular character mascot for the resort - (apparently) a bear, Dai-chan has a very big head and makes regular appearances at the ski hill on weekends!

Fukushima Prefecture is composed of three main regions - the Hamadori region to the east (including the Pacific Ocean coastline), the Nakadori region (the central area) and the Aizu region (the Western mountainous region). Many of the ski and snowboard resorts in the prefecture are found on or near Mt Bandai and Mt Adatara to the north of Lake Inawashiro. Most of the others can be found scattered across the western region of the Aizu region or to the south-west of Lake Inawashiro.

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The Mountain

1200m
362m
838m
38"
11
2000m
5
20%
50%
30%
Skiers
50%
ropeways Ropeways gondolas Gondolas quad lifts Quad lifts triple lifts Triple lifts pair lifts Pair lifts single lifts Single lifts other lifts Other
Boarders
50%
0 0 0 2 2 1 0

Aizu Kogen Daikura Snow Depth Statistics

Official snow depth numbers from the current season and previous season
December January February March
18/19
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17/18
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18/19
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17/18
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18/19
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17/18
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18/19
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17/18
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1st - - 1st - 120cm 1st - 210cm 1st - 210cm
2nd - - 2nd - 120cm 2nd - 210cm 2nd - 210cm
3rd - - 3rd - 160cm 3rd - 210cm 3rd - 210cm
4th - - 4th - 170cm 4th - 210cm 4th - 200cm
5th - - 5th - 170cm 5th - 210cm 5th - 200cm
6th - - 6th - 170cm 6th - 210cm 6th - 200cm
7th - - 7th - 170cm 7th - 210cm 7th - 200cm
8th - - 8th - 170cm 8th - 210cm 8th - 200cm
9th - - 9th - 150cm 9th - 210cm 9th - 190cm
10th - - 10th - 150cm 10th - 210cm 10th - 190cm
11th - - 11th - 150cm 11th - 210cm 11th - 190cm
12th - - 12th - 150cm 12th - 210cm 12th - 190cm
13th - - 13th - 150cm 13th - 220cm 13th - 180cm
14th - - 14th - 150cm 14th - 220cm 14th - 150cm
15th - - 15th - 150cm 15th - 220cm 15th - 170cm
16th - - 16th - 150cm 16th - 220cm 16th - 170cm
17th - - 17th - 150cm 17th - 220cm 17th - 170cm
18th - - 18th - 150cm 18th - 230cm 18th - 160cm
19th - - 19th - 150cm 19th - 230cm 19th - 160cm
20th - - 20th - 150cm 20th - 230cm 20th - 160cm
21st - - 21st - 150cm 21st - 230cm 21st - 150cm
22nd - - 22nd - 150cm 22nd - 230cm 22nd - 150cm
23rd - 60cm 23rd - 150cm 23rd - 230cm 23rd - 150cm
24th - 60cm 24th - 150cm 24th - 230cm 24th - 150cm
25th - 50cm 25th - 180cm 25th - 230cm 25th - 140cm
26th - 60cm 26th - 200cm 26th - 230cm 26th - 140cm
27th - 80cm 27th - 210cm 27th - 230cm 27th - 130cm
28th - 100cm 28th - 210cm 28th - 220cm 28th - 130cm
29th - 110cm 29th - 210cm 29th - - 29th - 130cm
30th - 120cm 30th - 210cm 30th 30th - 120cm
31st - 120cm 31st - 210cm 31st 31st - 110cm

Previous Statistics

Aizu Kogen Daikura Facilities

School
School
Ski School: Available Snowboard School: Available
Ski and snowboard lessons are available at Aizu Kogen Daikura. 
Rental
Equipment Rental
Ski Rental: Available Snowboard Rental: Available
Ski and snowboard equipment rental is available.
Wear and other items are also available to rent. 
Children Facilities
Children's facilities
'Dai-chan Park' is located at the base of the resort and is free to enter with a valid ticket (or 500 yen to use the escalator - pre-school young kids can use the snow escalator for free. It is open from 9:00am until 4:00pm.

There is a 'Kids Room' child care service available on the 2nd Floor of the Number 2 Lodge. Reservations are not required and the charge is 1,200 yen per hour. 
Park Information
Park information
The 'Free Ride Park' is on the Central area and normally open from 10:00am until 3:00pm. A lift ticket just for the central lift servicing the park is available for 2,000 yen. Use either that or a valid one day lift ticket for entry. 

Aizu Kogen Daikura Season & Opening Times

Typical season is from Late December until Late March
October November December January February March April May June July
                                                           
Daytime
Daytime
Weekends and holidays Normally open from 8:00am until 4:30pm
Weekdays Normally open from 8:30am until 4:00pm
Nighta
'Nighta' (night skiing)
Weekends and holidays No
Weekdays No
Opening information
Opening information
Aizu Kogen Daikura is open from 8:30am until 4:00pm on weekdays and from 8:00am until 4:30pm on weekends, holidays and over New Year.

There is no nighta at Aizu Kogen Daikura.

Aizu Kogen Daikura Lift Ticket Charges

Adults Child
Elementary School age
Older Child
50-59 years
Senior
60 years & over
1 Day 4,000 yen 2,500 yen 3,000 yen 3,500 yen
2 Days 7,000 yen 4,000 yen 5,000 yen 6,000 yen
4 Hours 3,500 yen 2,000 yen 2,500 yen 3,000 yen
4 Lift Coupons 1,400 yen 1,400 yen 1,400 yen 1,400 yen
Season Ticket (all) 40,000 yen 20,000 yen 30,000 yen 35,000 yen
Season Ticket (weekdays) 20,000 yen 20,000 yen 20,000 yen 20,000 yen
Chuo lift only 2,500 yen 2,500 yen 2,500 yen 2,500 yen
Snow Escalator 500 yen 500 yen 500 yen 500 yen
Lift Ticket Information The 4 Hour ticket is valid for four hours from the time of purchase.

A Family ticket is available for 1 adult and 1 child for 5,500 yen (additional adults add 3,000 yen, additional children add 2,000 yen).

Ladies Day is every Monday and Thursday when a one day ticket for women is 2,000 yen (*some exceptions, check for details).

Men's Day is every Wednesday when a one day ticket (plus 1000 yen lunch voucher) for men is 3,500 yen (*some exceptions, check for details).

Senior Day is every Tuesday and Friday when a one day ticket for men is 2,000 yen (*some exceptions, check for details).

Daikura de Cosplay is every Sunday. Come dressed in 'cosplay fashion' and get a one day ticket at half price!

Getting to Aizu Kogen Daikura

By public transport
Train
Train
72.6km from Nasu Shiobara Station on the Tohoku Shinkansen line
14km from Aizu Tajima Station on the Aizu Kinugawa line
42.2km from Tadami Station on the Tadami Line
Transport Information
Information
Aizu Kogen Daikura is about 14km from Aizu Tajima Station on the Aizu Kinugawa line.

>> More information on getting to the Bandai & Aizu regions by public transport
bus
Bus
A bus service is available from Aizu Tajima Station. It takes about 30 minutes from the station to the resort base.
By Car
Car
60.9km from the Shirakawa IC on the Tohoku Expressway
62.3km from the Aizu Wakamatsu IC on the Banetsu Expressway
64.5km from the Nishi Nasuno Shiobara IC on the Tohoku Expressway
Nearest national route: Route 289 (0.5km away)
Direction
Direction
Aizu Kogen Daikura is located just off Route 289 in Minami Aizu, southern Fukushima.

From the Nishi Nasuno Shiobara IC exit, turn right onto Route 400 and head in a northerly direction for about 27km until reaching Route 121. Continue straight on (on Route 121, signposted as Aizuwakamatsu and Minamiaizu) for about 25km until reaching Tajima. Take Route 289 to head in a westerly direction towards Tadami. Continue on Route 289 for about 12.5km until reaching the turn off for Aizu Kogen Daikura, which is just off the road on the left hand side.

From the Shirakawa IC turn left onto Route 4. After 350m turn left on the road heading towards Shimogo. After just over 1km turn left onto Route 289.Continue on Route 289 for about 35km until reaching Shimogo and the Route 121 junction. Turn left onto Route 121 and continue for 12km through Aizu Tajima. Keeping straight on Route 289 for a further 12.5km until reaching the turn off for Aizu Kogen Daikura, which is just off the road on the left side.

>> More information on getting to the Bandai & Aizu regions by car

Parking
Parking
There is parking for 2,000 vehicles on seven car parks near the base of Aizu Kogen Daikura. Parking is free every day of the season and the parking areas are open 24 hours a day.

More Information

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Address
Address
Haryu 857-150
Minamiaizu-machi
Minamiaizu-gun
Fukushima-ken
967-0026
Telephone
Telephone
0241-64-2121
2018-2019 SEASON UPDATES
As of Sunday 9th December, we still need to update the information for about 50 ski hills around Japan. They are mostly very small ones and the information can be very hard to find. We are working to get them all updated as quickly as possible... hopefully within the next week!
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