Dynaland (Gujo City, Gifu)

Dynaland
ダイナランド
(岐阜県 郡上市)
Planned season: Early December 2019 until early April 2020
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Dynaland is located in the northern area of Gujo city in the central region of Gifu Prefecture. The resort is on the eastern slopes of Mt Dainichi, is part of the Ryohaku mountain range. The resort has been operating since 1972 though not originally under the name Dynaland. It is lift and course-connected with the Takasu Snow Park resort and a shared lift ticket is available. Together, they are currently known as... 'Dantotsu'.

Along with Takasu Snow Park, the connected area boasts 33 courses and 43km of ski courses, including some tree run courses in the Dynaland side and ungroomed mogul areas at Takasu.

New for 2019-2020, a bunch of ski resorts in the area are grouping up to create 'Takasu Mountains' and a joint lift ticket available. The resorts included are Dynaland, Takasu Snow Park, Hirugano Kogen, White Pia Takasu, Washigatake and Gujo Vacance Village (though curiously the joint ticket is not valid at that last one). A shuttle bus between the resorts is planned.

Most of the ski and snowboard resorts in Gujo city are located on the mountains either side of the Tokai Hokuriku Expressway which connects Aichi Prefecture with Toyama Prefecture and the local road Route 156 (Hida Highway) which also runs through the valley. This region is especially popular with people living in or visiting the Kansai regions of western Japan like Nagoya, Gifu, Shiga, Kyoto and Osaka. Train links aren't the most convenient and so this region sees most people arriving by car or bus tours.

Gifu Prefecture is located in the Chubu region of the central region of Honshu island, and it one of only a handful of landlocked prefectures. It shares borders with (from the north) Toyama, Nagano, Aichi, Mie, Shiga, Fukui and Ishikawa. Most of the ski and snowboard resorts in Gifu are located in the northern region of the prefecture – in Gujo city, Takayama city, Hida city and Shirakawa village.

Regional information Learn more about the Gujo region

The Mountain

1431m
447m
984m
38"
20
3200m
5
28%
32%
40%
Skiers
35%
ropeways Ropeways gondolas Gondolas quad lifts Quad lifts triple lifts Triple lifts pair lifts Pair lifts single lifts Single lifts other lifts Other
Boarders
65%
0 0 3 0 2 0 0
Dynaland is lift-connected with:
Takasu Snow Park

Dynaland Snow Depth Statistics

Official snow depth numbers from the current season and previous season
December January February March
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1st - - 1st - 70cm 1st - 140cm 1st - 120cm
2nd - - 2nd - 80cm 2nd - 140cm 2nd - 120cm
3rd - - 3rd - 80cm 3rd - 140cm 3rd - 120cm
4th - - 4th - 80cm 4th - 140cm 4th - 120cm
5th - - 5th - 80cm 5th - 140cm 5th - 120cm
6th - - 6th - 80cm 6th - 140cm 6th - 120cm
7th - - 7th - 80cm 7th - 140cm 7th - 120cm
8th - - 8th - 80cm 8th - 140cm 8th - 120cm
9th - - 9th - 90cm 9th - 130cm 9th - 120cm
10th - - 10th - 100cm 10th - 130cm 10th - 120cm
11th - - 11th - 100cm 11th - 130cm 11th - 110cm
12th - - 12th - 100cm 12th - 130cm 12th - 110cm
13th - - 13th - 100cm 13th - 130cm 13th - 110cm
14th - 10cm 14th - 100cm 14th - 130cm 14th - 110cm
15th - 50cm 15th - 100cm 15th - 130cm 15th - 115cm
16th - 50cm 16th - 100cm 16th - 130cm 16th - 115cm
17th - 50cm 17th - 100cm 17th - 130cm 17th - 115cm
18th - 55cm 18th - 100cm 18th - 130cm 18th - 115cm
19th - 60cm 19th - 110cm 19th - 130cm 19th - 115cm
20th - 60cm 20th - 110cm 20th - 130cm 20th - 110cm
21st - 60cm 21st - 110cm 21st - 125cm 21st - 110cm
22nd - 60cm 22nd - 120cm 22nd - 125cm 22nd - 100cm
23rd - 60cm 23rd - 130cm 23rd - 125cm 23rd - 100cm
24th - 60cm 24th - 130cm 24th - 125cm 24th - 100cm
25th - 60cm 25th - 130cm 25th - 120cm 25th - -
26th - 60cm 26th - 130cm 26th - 120cm 26th - -
27th - 60cm 27th - 130cm 27th - 120cm 27th - -
28th - 60cm 28th - 130cm 28th - 120cm 28th - -
29th - 70cm 29th - 140cm 29th - - 29th - -
30th - 70cm 30th - 140cm 30th 30th - -
31st - 70cm 31st - 140cm 31st 31st - -

Previous Statistics

Dynaland Facilities

School
School
Ski School: Available Snowboard School: Available
Ski and snowboard lessons are available at Dynaland. 
Rental
Equipment Rental
Ski Rental: Available Snowboard Rental: Available
Ski and snowboard equipment rental is available.
Snow scoots, wear and other items are also available. 
Children Facilities
Children's facilities
The 'Baboon Family Snowpark' which is described as a snow activity area is located near base and includes an indoor play rooms. A 1 day Baboon pass costs 1,000 yen. A ticket that also includes use of the Karamatsu pair lift is 1,800 yen for a day.

There is also a child care facility. 
Park Information
Park information
There are various Snow Park areas at Dynaland inlucing Terrain Park, Step Up Park, Dynaland Banks MOSS and the Night Park. 

Dynaland Season & Opening Times

Typical season is from Early December until Early April
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Daytime
Daytime
Weekends and holidays Normally open from 6:00am until 4:30pm
Weekdays Normally open from 8:00am until 4:30pm
Nighta
'Nighta' (night skiing)
Weekends and holidays Yes
Weekdays Yes
Opening information
Opening information
Dynaland is normally open from 8:00am until 4:30pm on weekdays in the daytime.

On weekends, holidays and over New Year the resort opens from 6:00am.

Nighta is from 6:00pm until 11:00pm (last lift at 10:30pm) every day from 29th December 2019 until 23rd March 2020. The ski lifts and courses are closed between 4:30pm and 6:00pm for maintenance before nighta.

Dynaland Lift Ticket Charges

Adults Child
Junior High School age & under
Older Child
Senior High School age
Senior
55 years & over
1 Day (weekend & holidays) 4,900 yen 2,100 yen 4,000 yen 4,000 yen
1 Day (weekdays) 4,900 yen 2,100 yen 3,300 yen 3,300 yen
Afternoon (12pm-4:30pm) 3,700 yen
1 Lift Coupon 400 yen 400 yen 400 yen 400 yen
11 Lift Coupons 4,000 yen 4,000 yen 4,000 yen 4,000 yen
2 Days 8,000 yen
Dynaland 1 day 4,600 yen
Dynaland (12pm-11pm) 4,200 yen 1,600 yen
Dynaland nighta (6-11pm) 2,700 yen 2,100 yen
Dynaland Late Nighta (9-11pm) 1,500 yen 900 yen
Dynaland Season (all) 65,000 yen 26,000 yen
Dynaland Season (weekdays) 36,000 yen 26,000 yen
Lift Ticket Information 2019-2020 Season Lift Tickets

Most tickets (unless noted above as just Dynaland) are also valid at the connecting Takasu Snow Park resorts. Season tickets that include Takasu as well as other resorts are also available.

Ladies Day is every Wednesday (except 1st January 2020) - on those days, ladies can ride the lifts for free (8:30am until 4:30pm).

Takasu Mountains Ticket
This ticket is new for 2019-2020 and is valid at Dynaland, Takasu Snow Park, Hirugano Kogen, White Pia Takasu, Washigatake and (the newly renamed) Gujo Vacance Village.

1 day ticket
- Adults: 5,400 yen
- Children (4-12): 3,000 yen
- Seniors: 4,500 yen

2 day ticket
- Adults: 9,700 yen
- Children (4-12): 5,400 yen
- Seniors: 8,100 yen

3 day ticket
- Adults: 14,400 yen
- Children (4-12): 7,800 yen
- Seniors: 12,300

Multiple day Takasu Mountains tickets do not need to be used on consecutive days.

Getting to Dynaland

By public transport
Train
Train
13.1km from Hokuno Station on the Etsumi Nan line
19.2km from Mino Shirotori Station on the Etsumi Nan line
Transport Information
Information
Dynaland is about 13km from Hokuno Station on the Etsumi Nan line and about 19km from the larger Mino Shirotori Station on the same line.

>> More information on getting to the Gujo region by public transport
bus
Bus
A free shuttle bus operates between the Dynaland, Takasu Snow Park and Hirugano Kogen resort areas.

There is no shuttle bus from the local train stations.

Various tours from the Kansai area are available.
By Car
Car
10km from the Takasu IC on the Tokai Hokuriku Expressway
13.2km from the Hirugano Kogen SA Smart IC on the Tokai Hokuriku Expressway
20.1km from the Shokawa IC on the Tokai Hokuriku Expressway
Nearest national route: Route 156 (3.4km away)
Direction
Direction
Dynaland is just over 3km off Route 156.

From the Takasu IC exit of the Tokai Hokuriku Expressway, turn left and follow Prefecture Road 45 for just under 3.5km until reaching Route 156 (Hida Highway). Turn right onto Route 156 and continue for about 3.5km. Turn left at the Dynaland sign on the left side and follow the road up for about 300m until reaching lots of Dynaland signs - turn left and follow the signs to the resort.

From the Hirugano Kogen Smart IC exit, turn head towards Prefecture Road 321. Turn left and follow the road back under the expressway for around 4.5km until reaching Route 156 (Hida Highway). Turn left on Route 156 for about 4.5 km and turn right at the Dynaland sign. After 300m there are lots of Dynaland signs - turn right and follow the signs to the resort.

>> More information on getting to the Gujo region by car

About 90 minutes from Toyama/Kanazawa
About 3 hours from Osaka/Kobe
Parking
Parking
There are a number of parking areas for 2000 vehicles at the base of Dynaland.

Parking is 1,000 yen per car.

More Information

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Address
Address
Nishibora 3035-2
Takasu-cho
Gujo-shi
Gifu-ken
501-5305
Telephone
Telephone
0575-72-6636
2019-2020 UPDATES
18th November 2019:
We are still in the process of carefully checking and updating information for the upcoming 19-20 winter season. It is a manual process that will take us into December.
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