Dynaland (Gujo City, Gifu)

ダイナランド (岐阜県 郡上市)
Planned season: Saturday 8th December 2018 until early April 2019
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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 32 courses and 43km of ski courses.

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.

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The Mountain

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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
1st - - 1st 70cm 180cm 1st 140cm 200cm 1st 120cm 240cm
2nd - - 2nd 80cm 180cm 2nd 140cm 200cm 2nd 120cm 240cm
3rd - - 3rd 80cm 180cm 3rd 140cm 200cm 3rd 120cm 240cm
4th - - 4th 80cm 180cm 4th 140cm 200cm 4th 120cm 240cm
5th - - 5th 80cm 180cm 5th 140cm 200cm 5th 120cm 240cm
6th - - 6th 80cm 180cm 6th 140cm 200cm 6th 120cm 230cm
7th - - 7th 80cm 180cm 7th 140cm 200cm 7th 120cm 230cm
8th - - 8th 80cm 180cm 8th 140cm 200cm 8th 120cm 230cm
9th - 100cm 9th 90cm 180cm 9th 130cm 210cm 9th 120cm 230cm
10th - 100cm 10th 100cm 180cm 10th 130cm 210cm 10th 120cm 210cm
11th - 100cm 11th 100cm 180cm 11th 130cm 210cm 11th 110cm 210cm
12th - 130cm 12th 100cm 180cm 12th 130cm 210cm 12th 110cm 200cm
13th - 140cm 13th 100cm 180cm 13th 130cm 210cm 13th 110cm 200cm
14th 10cm 140cm 14th 100cm 180cm 14th 130cm 240cm 14th 110cm 190cm
15th 50cm 140cm 15th 100cm 190cm 15th 130cm 240cm 15th 115cm 190cm
16th 50cm 140cm 16th 100cm 190cm 16th 130cm 240cm 16th 115cm 170cm
17th 50cm 140cm 17th 100cm 190cm 17th 130cm 240cm 17th 115cm 160cm
18th 55cm 150cm 18th 100cm 190cm 18th 130cm 240cm 18th 115cm 160cm
19th 60cm 150cm 19th 110cm 190cm 19th 130cm 240cm 19th 115cm 150cm
20th 60cm 150cm 20th 110cm 190cm 20th 130cm 240cm 20th 110cm 150cm
21st 60cm 150cm 21st 110cm 190cm 21st 125cm 240cm 21st 110cm 150cm
22nd 60cm 150cm 22nd 120cm 190cm 22nd 125cm 240cm 22nd 100cm 140cm
23rd 60cm 150cm 23rd 130cm 190cm 23rd 125cm 240cm 23rd 100cm 140cm
24th 60cm 150cm 24th 130cm 200cm 24th 125cm 240cm 24th 100cm 130cm
25th 60cm 150cm 25th 130cm 200cm 25th 120cm 240cm 25th - 130cm
26th 60cm 150cm 26th 130cm 200cm 26th 120cm 240cm 26th - 120cm
27th 60cm 180cm 27th 130cm 200cm 27th 120cm 240cm 27th - 120cm
28th 60cm 180cm 28th 130cm 200cm 28th 120cm 240cm 28th - 110cm
29th 70cm 180cm 29th 140cm 200cm 29th - - 29th - 110cm
30th 70cm 180cm 30th 140cm 200cm 30th 30th - 100cm
31st 70cm 180cm 31st 140cm 200cm 31st 31st - 100cm

Previous Statistics

Dynaland Facilities

Ski School: Available Snowboard School: Available
Ski and snowboard lessons are available at Dynaland. 
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 'Chibbiko Hiroba' for young children is in front of the Centre House and the other by the Karamatsu pair lift. Both are free to enter. 
Park Information
Park information
There are various Snow Park areas at Dynaland - the Terrain Park, Step Up Park, Dynaland Banks and the Night Park. 

Dynaland Season & Opening Times

Typical season is from Early December until Early April
October November December January February March April May June July
Weekends and holidays Normally open from 6:00am until 4:30pm
Weekdays Normally open from 8:00am until 4:30pm
'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 2018 until 23rd March 2019. 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
55 years & over
1 Day (weekend & holidays) 4,900 yen 2,000 yen 3,900 yen 3,900 yen
1 Day (weekdays) 4,900 yen 2,000 yen 3,100 yen 3,100 yen
Afternoon (12pm-4:30pm) 3,600 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 4,500 yen
Dynaland 7 Hours (weekends) 4,300 yen
Dynaland nighta 2,500 yen 1,000 yen
Dynaland Late Nighta 1,000 yen 500 yen
Lift Ticket Information Most tickets (unless noted above as just Dynaland) are also valid at the connecting Takasu Snow Park.

The Dynaland Late ticket is valid from 8:50pm.

Ladies Day is every Wednesday (except 2nd January 2019) - on those days, ladies can ride the lifts for free!

Getting to Dynaland

By public transport
13.1km from Hokuno Station on the Etsumi Nan line
19.2km from Mino Shirotori Station on the Etsumi Nan line
Transport 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
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.
By 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)
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
There are a number of parking areas for 2,000 vehicles at the base of Dynaland.

Parking is 1000 yen per vehicle.

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