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: Saturday 1st December 2018 until Monday 6th May 2019
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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.

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

2190m
380m
1810m
34"
5
2250m
3
10%
50%
40%
Skiers
40%
ropeways Ropeways gondolas Gondolas quad lifts Quad lifts triple lifts Triple lifts pair lifts Pair lifts single lifts Single lifts other lifts Other
Boarders
60%
0 1 0 0 2 0 0

Ciao Ontake Snow Resort 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
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17/18
season
1st - - 1st - 150cm 1st - 200cm 1st - 220cm
2nd - 70cm 2nd - 150cm 2nd - 200cm 2nd - 220cm
3rd - 70cm 3rd - 130cm 3rd - 200cm 3rd - 230cm
4th - 70cm 4th - 180cm 4th - 200cm 4th - 230cm
5th - 70cm 5th - 180cm 5th - 200cm 5th - 230cm
6th - 70cm 6th - 180cm 6th - 200cm 6th - 230cm
7th - 70cm 7th - 180cm 7th - 200cm 7th - 230cm
8th - 75cm 8th - 180cm 8th - 200cm 8th - 230cm
9th - 80cm 9th - 180cm 9th - 200cm 9th - 230cm
10th - 80cm 10th - 180cm 10th - 220cm 10th - 230cm
11th - 80cm 11th - 180cm 11th - 220cm 11th - 230cm
12th - 80cm 12th - 180cm 12th - 220cm 12th - 230cm
13th - 80cm 13th - 180cm 13th - 220cm 13th - 230cm
14th - 90cm 14th - 180cm 14th - 220cm 14th - 230cm
15th - 90cm 15th - 180cm 15th - 220cm 15th - 230cm
16th - 90cm 16th - 180cm 16th - 220cm 16th - 230cm
17th - 90cm 17th - 180cm 17th - 220cm 17th - 230cm
18th - 90cm 18th - 180cm 18th - 220cm 18th - 230cm
19th - 90cm 19th - 180cm 19th - 220cm 19th - 220cm
20th - 90cm 20th - 180cm 20th - 220cm 20th - 220cm
21st - 90cm 21st - 180cm 21st - 220cm 21st - 220cm
22nd - 90cm 22nd - 180cm 22nd - 220cm 22nd - 210cm
23rd - 90cm 23rd - 180cm 23rd - 220cm 23rd - 210cm
24th - 90cm 24th - 180cm 24th - 220cm 24th - 210cm
25th - 90cm 25th - 180cm 25th - 220cm 25th - 210cm
26th - 90cm 26th - 180cm 26th - 220cm 26th - 210cm
27th - 110cm 27th - 200cm 27th - 220cm 27th - 210cm
28th - 130cm 28th - 200cm 28th - 220cm 28th - 210cm
29th - 130cm 29th - 200cm 29th - - 29th - 210cm
30th - 130cm 30th - 200cm 30th 30th - 210cm
31st - 150cm 31st - 200cm 31st 31st - 210cm

Previous Statistics

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
October November December January February March April May June July
                                                           
Daytime
Daytime
Weekends and holidays Normally open from 8:00am until 4:00pm
Weekdays Normally open from 8:00am until 4:00pm
Nighta
'Nighta' (night skiing)
Weekends and holidays No
Weekdays No
Opening information
Opening information
Ciao Ontake Snow Resort is open from 8:00am until 4:00pm (open from 7:00am from mid March).

There is no nighta at this ski hill.

Ciao Ontake Snow Resort Lift Ticket Charges

Adults Child
High School age
Senior
55 years & over
1 Day (8:30am-4pm) 4,000 yen 2,000 yen 3,500 yen
Morning (8:30am-12:30pm) 2,500 yen 1,000 yen 2,000 yen
Afternoon (12pm-4pm) 2,500 yen 1,000 yen 2,000 yen
1 Lift Coupon 400 yen 400 yen 400 yen
11 Lift Coupons 4,000 yen 4,000 yen 4,000 yen
Gondola one-way 1,200 yen 500 yen 1,200 yen
Gondola return 1,500 yen 1,000 yen 1,500 yen
Season Ticket 40,000 yen 20,000 yen 40,000 yen
Lift Ticket Information Various 'family pack' tickets are available that offer lunch and a discount.

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
No shuttle bus service information is available.
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
There are a number of car parks close to the base of the resort.

More Information

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Address
Address
Hiwada 1739-1
Takane-machi
Takayama-shi
Gifu-ken
509-3403
Telephone
Telephone
0577-59-3620
2018-2019 SKI RESORT INFORMATION UPDATES
The 2018-2019 winter season is approaching! Hurray!

At the time of writing more than 60% of the ski hills in Japan have still not updated their own information for the upcoming season. We are continuing to manually update the information on these ski resort pages of SnowJapan but for the moment things are unavoidably a mix of old and new. In most cases ski resorts open and close around the same dates each season, so even if the planned season dates shown on this page are still from the 2017-2018 season, that is usually a good indication of what to expect this time round.

(30th October 2018)
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