Takasu Snow Park (Gujo City, Gifu)

Takasu Snow Park
高鷲スノーパーク (岐阜県 郡上市)
Planned season: Mid December 2018 until mid April 2019
Official snow depth 65cm (5cm) [updated on 18th December 2018]

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Takasu Snow Park 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, part of the Ryohaku mountain range. Takasu Snow Park is lift and course-connected with the Dynaland resort and a shared lift ticket is available. Along with Dynaland, the connected area boasts 32 courses and 43km of ski courses and they are currently known as 'Dantotsu'. Some new 'tree run' courses opened for the 2017-2018 season. Takasu Snow Park has been operating since 1999.

New for the 2018-2019 season is the 'Takasu Terrace' building at the summit (1550m)... curiously featuring a beach theme. Of more interest to snow lovers is perhaps the super half pipe that they are claiming to be 'nihon ichi' (best in Japan).

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

1550m
600m
950m
40"
12
4800m
4
30%
35%
35%
Skiers
30%
ropeways Ropeways gondolas Gondolas quad lifts Quad lifts triple lifts Triple lifts pair lifts Pair lifts single lifts Single lifts other lifts Other
Boarders
70%
0 1 3 0 0 0 0
Takasu Snow Park is lift-connected with:
Dynaland

Takasu Snow Park 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
season
17/18
season
18/19
season
17/18
season
1st - - 1st - 190cm 1st - 220cm 1st - 260cm
2nd - - 2nd - 190cm 2nd - 220cm 2nd - 260cm
3rd - - 3rd - 190cm 3rd - 220cm 3rd - 260cm
4th - - 4th - 190cm 4th - 220cm 4th - 260cm
5th - - 5th - 190cm 5th - 220cm 5th - 260cm
6th - - 6th - 190cm 6th - 220cm 6th - 260cm
7th - 100cm 7th - 190cm 7th - 240cm 7th - 250cm
8th - 100cm 8th - 190cm 8th - 240cm 8th - 250cm
9th 10cm 110cm 9th - 190cm 9th - 240cm 9th - 240cm
10th 30cm 110cm 10th - 190cm 10th - 240cm 10th - 240cm
11th 35cm 110cm 11th - 190cm 11th - 240cm 11th - 240cm
12th 35cm 140cm 12th - 200cm 12th - 240cm 12th - 240cm
13th 35cm 150cm 13th - 200cm 13th - 260cm 13th - 240cm
14th 50cm 150cm 14th - 200cm 14th - 260cm 14th - 240cm
15th 60cm 150cm 15th - 200cm 15th - 260cm 15th - 240cm
16th 60cm 150cm 16th - 200cm 16th - 260cm 16th - 230cm
17th 60cm 150cm 17th - 200cm 17th - 260cm 17th - 230cm
18th 65cm 160cm 18th - 200cm 18th - 260cm 18th - 230cm
19th - 160cm 19th - 200cm 19th - 260cm 19th - 230cm
20th - 160cm 20th - 200cm 20th - 260cm 20th - 230cm
21st - 160cm 21st - 200cm 21st - 260cm 21st - 230cm
22nd - 160cm 22nd - 200cm 22nd - 260cm 22nd - 230cm
23rd - 160cm 23rd - 200cm 23rd - 260cm 23rd - 220cm
24th - 160cm 24th - 220cm 24th - 260cm 24th - 220cm
25th - 160cm 25th - 220cm 25th - 260cm 25th - 210cm
26th - 160cm 26th - 220cm 26th - 260cm 26th - 210cm
27th - 190cm 27th - 220cm 27th - 260cm 27th - 210cm
28th - 190cm 28th - 220cm 28th - 260cm 28th - 210cm
29th - 190cm 29th - 220cm 29th - - 29th - 210cm
30th - 190cm 30th - 220cm 30th 30th - 200cm
31st - 190cm 31st - 220cm 31st 31st - 200cm

Previous Statistics

Takasu Snow Park Facilities

School
School
Ski School: Available Snowboard School: Available
Ski and snowboard lessons are available at Takasu Snow Park. 
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
The 'Kids Park' is located next to the Centre House - free with a valid lift ticket, otherwise 700 yen to enter. It features a 'Dome Belt' (covered snow escalator) as well as a tubing area, sledging area and other items for children. There is also a Snowmobile Land area.

There is a free 'Family Space' room on the 2nd Floor of the Centre House. 
Park Information
Park information
There is a large park area near the base of Takasu Snow Park with a few different areas and it includes a regular pipe, a super pipe that claims to be the best in Japan and a variety of items and cross course. 

Takasu Snow Park Season & Opening Times

Typical season is from Mid December until Mid April
October November December January February March April May June July
                                                           
Daytime
Daytime
Weekends and holidays Normally open from 7:30am until 4:30pm
Weekdays Normally open from 8:00am until 4:30pm
Nighta
'Nighta' (night skiing)
Weekends and holidays No
Weekdays No
Opening information
Opening information
Takasu Snow Park is open from 8:30am until 4:30pm on weekdays and from 7:30am until 4:30pm on weekends and holidays.

There is no nighta at this resort.

Takasu Snow Park Lift Ticket Charges

Adults Child
4 years to Junior High School age
Older Child
Senior High School age
Senior
1 Day (weekends & 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
2 Days 8,000 yen
1 Lift Coupon 400 yen 400 yen 400 yen
11 Lift Coupons 4,000 yen 4,000 yen 4,000 yen
10 Hours 12,800 yen 12,800 yen 12,800 yen
20 Hours 22,800 yen 22,800 yen 22,800 yen
30 Hours 30,000 yen 30,000 yen 30,000 yen
Season Ticket (all) 63,000 yen 25,000 yen 58,000 yen 58,000 yen
Season Ticket (weekdays) 35,000 yen 25,000 yen 30,000 yen 30,000 yen
Lift Ticket Information All tickets shown apart from the Season Tickets are valid at both Takasu Snow Park and connecting Dynaland resort.

Getting to Takasu Snow Park

By public transport
Train
Train
14.2km from Hokuno Station on the Etsumi Nan line
20.3km from Mino Shirotori Station on the Etsumi Nan line
Transport Information
Information
Takasu Snow Park is about 14km from Hokuno Station on the Etsumi Nan line and about 20km 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.
By Car
Car
10.3km from the Hirugano Kogen SA Smart IC on the Tokai Hokuriku Expressway
11.1km from the Takasu IC on the Tokai Hokuriku Expressway
17.2km from the Shokawa IC on the Tokai Hokuriku Expressway
Nearest national route: Route 156 (2.3km away)
Direction
Direction
Takasu Snow Park is just over 2km off Route 156.

The Takasu IC exit on the Tokai Hokuriku Expressway is about 11km from the resort.

From the Takasu IC exit, turn left and follow Prefecture Road 45 for just about 3.5km until you reach Route 156 (Hida Highway). Turn right onto Route 156 and continue for about 5.5km. Pass the Dainichidake Michi-no-eki service area on the right hand side. A few hundred metres further on turn left at the Takasu Snow Park sign. Follow the road up to the resort.

From the Hirugano Kogen Smart IC exit 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 5.5 km and turn right at the Takasu Snow Park sign. Follow the road up to Takasu Snow Park.

>> More information on getting to the Gujo region by car
Parking
Parking
There is parking for 3000 vehicles close to the base of Takasu Snow Park. Parking is 1000 yen every day and the car parks are open 24 hours a day.

More Information

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Address
Address
Nishibora 3086-1
Takasu-cho
Gujo-shi
Gifu-ken
501-5305
Telephone
Telephone
0575-72-7000
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!
Current resort snow depth
65cm
(5cm)
(change since last update)
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