Ciao Ontake Snow Resort (Takayama City, Gifu)

Ciao Ontake Snow Resort
チャオ御岳スノーリゾート
(岐阜県 高山市)
Planned season: Unconfirmed for 2019-2020. Update soon
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Ciao Ontake Snow Resort is located on the northern slopes of Mt Ontake, to the south east of central Takayama city in Gifu Prefecture (and close to the border with Nagano Prefecture). Getting there might not be as convenient as many resorts but the high elevation around 2000m and northerly slopes mean this resort often enjoys good powder conditions, and a long season as well. The 2200m long Gondola lift holds 8 people in each cabin. Ice climbing, snow shoe tours and snow rafting attractions are available at this resort. It has been operating since 1998.

Unfortunately, opening for the 2018-2019 season was delayed and eventually cancelled due to recovery needed from flooding in the region during summer 2018. As of mid October 2019 there is no available news regarding potential opening for 2019-2020 but the old website is not available. We will check and update this again in the coming weeks.

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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Ciao Ontake Snow Resort Facilities

School
School
Ski School: Available Snowboard School: Available
Ski and snowboard lessons are available at Ciao Ontake Snow Resort. 
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 open on Saturdays and holidays only and is located at the base of the resort. Under 12's can enter for free, otherwise the charge is 500 yen. 
Park Information
Park information
The 'Snow Park' at Ciao is located by the Number 1 Duo lift.  

Ciao Ontake Snow Resort Season & Opening Times

Typical season is from Early December until Early May
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Weekdays
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'Nighta' (night skiing)
Weekends and holidays No
Weekdays No
Opening information
Opening information
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Getting to Ciao Ontake Snow Resort

By public transport
Train
Train
53.6km from Takayama Station on the Takayama Honsen Line
72.6km from Inashi Station on the Iida Line
Transport Information
Information
Takayama Station on the Takayama Honsen line is the closest station, 54km away.

Ina-shi Station on the Iida line is the closest station to the east in Nagano Prefecture and is about 73km from Ciao Ontake.
bus
Bus
By Car
Car
57.6km from the Takayama IC on the Chubu Jukan Expressway
72km from the Ina IC on the Nagano Expressway
95.2km from the Nakatsugawa IC on the Chuo Expressway
Nearest national route: Route 361 (9km away)
Nearest prefecture road: Prefecture Road 435
Direction
Direction
This resort is located just off Prefecture Road 463, which in turn is just over 9km from Route 361 (also known as Kiso Highway).

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Parking
Parking

More Information

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Address
Address
Hiwada 1739-1
Takane-machi
Takayama-shi
Gifu-ken
509-3403
Telephone
Telephone
0577-59-3620
2019-2020 UPDATES
11th 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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Lift system 80
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