Montdeus Hidakuraiyama Snow Park is located to the south of central Takayama city in the northern region of Gifu Prefecture. Hidafunayama Snow Resort Alcopia is close by.
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.
Ski and snowboard lessons are available at Montdeus Hidakuraiyama Snow Park.
Ski and snowboard equipment rental is available. Ski and snowboard wear rental is also available.
The 'Sori Hiroba' (called 'Bambino') is located near the base Centre House. It is free to enter and the moving walkway costs 500 yen for the day.
There is also a 'Snow Cruising' course which is basically tubing with the help of a snowmobile. That costs 1,000 yen per person.
There are no special snow park facilities.
Montdeus Hidakuraiyama Snow Park Season & Opening Times
Typical season is from Mid December until Early March
Weekends and holidays
Normally open from 8:00am until 4:30pm
Normally open from 8:30am until 4:00pm
'Nighta' (night skiing)
Weekends and holidays
Montdeus Hidakuraiyama Snow Park is normally open from 8:30am until 4:00pm on weekdays and from 8:00am until 4:30pm on weekends and holidays.
There is no nighta at this ski hill.
Closed every Wednesdays from February 2019.
Montdeus Hidakuraiyama Snow Park Lift Ticket Charges
Elementary School age & under
55 years & over
1 Day (weekend & holidays)
1 Day (weekdays)
Half Day (weekend & holidays)
Half Day (weekdays)
The Morning ticket is valid from opening until 12:00pm. The Afternoon ticket is valid from 12:00pm until closing.
For people using the lift coupons, the quad lift requires 2 coupons and the pair lifts require 1 coupon.
'Picnic Pass' ticket is for 2 adults and 1 child - 8,740 yen on weekends and holidays; 6,170 yen on weekdays. 'Picnic Pass' ticket is for 2 adults and 2 children - 10,080 yen on weekends and holidays; 7,200 yen on weekdays.
A two day ticket that is available at Montdeus Hidakuraiyama Snow Park and Hidafunayama Snow Resort Alcopia is available. That ticket costs 5,400 yen for adults and 3,200 yen for children and seniors.
Getting to Montdeus Hidakuraiyama Snow Park
By public transport
6km from Hida Ichinomiya Station on the Takayama Honsen Line
13.4km from Takayama Station on the Takayama Honsen Line
Hida Ichinomiya Station on the Takayama Honsen line is about 6km away but note that not all trains stop there.
Takayama Station is just over 13km to the north.
There is a free shuttle bus from Takayama Station. Reservations are required.
17.1km from the Takayama IC on the Chubu Jukan Expressway
33.4km from the Hida Kiyomi IC on the Tokai Hokuriku Expressway
94km from the Nakatsugawa IC on the Chuo Expressway
Nearest national route: Route 41 (5.8km away)
Nearest prefecture road: Prefecture Road 98
Montdeus Hidakuraiyama Snow Park is about 17km from the Takayama IC exit on the Chubu Jukan Expressway.
From the IC exit south on Route 41.
After about 11km turn right onto Prefecture Road and follow the signs to the base of the resort.
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