Asarigawa Onsen (Otaru City, Hokkaido)

Asarigawa Onsen
(北海道 小樽市)
Planned season: Saturday 7th December 2019 until late March 2020
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Asarigawa Onsen is located in the Asarigawa Onsen area of Otaru city, less than 5km from the coastline of Ishikari Bay in the western region of Hokkaido.

Hokkaido is the second largest island of Japan and also the largest and northernmost prefecture (though it is not usually referred to as a prefecture). It has coastlines on the Sea of Japan, the Sea of Okhotsk and also the Pacific Ocean. Sapporo is the capital city of Hokkaido and was host to the 1972 Winter Olympics. Hokkaido is home to the largest number of ski hills in Japan. While the majority of them are very small, some of the larger ski and snowboard resorts in Hokkaido - mostly found in regions to the west and east of Sapporo - are amongst the most famous in Japan.

The Mountain

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Asarigawa Onsen Snow Depth Statistics

Official snow depth numbers from the current season and previous season
December January February March
1st - - 1st 70cm 45cm 1st 105cm 105cm 1st 195cm 130cm
2nd - - 2nd 70cm 55cm 2nd 105cm 110cm 2nd 195cm 130cm
3rd - - 3rd 70cm 50cm 3rd 105cm 110cm 3rd 200cm 125cm
4th - - 4th 75cm 45cm 4th 130cm 105cm 4th 185cm 125cm
5th - - 5th 75cm 45cm 5th 130cm 115cm 5th 180cm 115cm
6th - - 6th 75cm 55cm 6th 145cm 120cm 6th 180cm 115cm
7th - 12cm 7th 75cm 55cm 7th 150cm 195cm 7th 180cm 105cm
8th - 28cm 8th 75cm 60cm 8th 165cm 200cm 8th 175cm 105cm
9th - 28cm 9th 75cm 60cm 9th 165cm 200cm 9th 175cm 100cm
10th - - 10th 75cm 55cm 10th 165cm 200cm 10th 160cm 100cm
11th - 28cm 11th 75cm 60cm 11th 175cm 200cm 11th 160cm 100cm
12th - - 12th 75cm 60cm 12th 165cm 200cm 12th 160cm 100cm
13th - 30cm 13th 75cm 60cm 13th 155cm 200cm 13th 155cm 100cm
14th 45cm 25cm 14th 75cm 60cm 14th 150cm 210cm 14th 155cm 90cm
15th 50cm 20cm 15th 85cm 60cm 15th 145cm 210cm 15th 155cm 90cm
16th 45cm 10cm 16th 90cm 60cm 16th 155cm 210cm 16th 155cm 90cm
17th 40cm 10cm 17th 90cm 70cm 17th 160cm 210cm 17th 175cm 85cm
18th 40cm - 18th 85cm 70cm 18th 160cm 210cm 18th 160cm 80cm
19th 40cm 10cm 19th 85cm 80cm 19th 165cm 210cm 19th 155cm 75cm
20th 50cm 60cm 20th 85cm 80cm 20th 165cm 210cm 20th 150cm 70cm
21st 50cm 55cm 21st 105cm 90cm 21st 165cm 210cm 21st 150cm 70cm
22nd 65cm 55cm 22nd 105cm 90cm 22nd 160cm 210cm 22nd 150cm 55cm
23rd 65cm 55cm 23rd 100cm 85cm 23rd 175cm 135cm 23rd 150cm 60cm
24th 60cm 40cm 24th 105cm 95cm 24th 195cm 135cm 24th 150cm 60cm
25th 70cm 40cm 25th 110cm 100cm 25th 195cm 135cm 25th 150cm 60cm
26th 75cm 45cm 26th 110cm 100cm 26th 195cm 135cm 26th 145cm 55cm
27th 75cm 40cm 27th 105cm 105cm 27th 195cm 135cm 27th 145cm 55cm
28th 75cm 45cm 28th 105cm 105cm 28th 200cm 135cm 28th 140cm 55cm
29th 75cm 45cm 29th 105cm 100cm 29th 200cm - 29th 135cm 55cm
30th 75cm 45cm 30th 105cm 100cm 30th 30th - 55cm
31st 65cm 55cm 31st 105cm 105cm 31st 31st - 55cm

Previous Statistics

Asarigawa Onsen Facilities

Ski School: Available Snowboard School: Available
Ski lessons are available at Asarigawa Onsen. 
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
There are no special facilities for children. 
Park Information
Park information
There are no special snow park facilities. 

Asarigawa Onsen Season & Opening Times

Typical season is from Early December until Late March
October November December January February March April May June July
Weekends and holidays Normally open from 9:00pm until 5:00pm
Weekdays Normally open from 9:00pm until 5:00pm
'Nighta' (night skiing)
Weekends and holidays Sometimes
Weekdays No
Opening information
Opening information
Nighta operations generally on Fridays and Saturdays, tickets valid from 4:00pm.

Asarigawa Onsen Lift Ticket Charges

Adults Child
Elementary School age
Older Child
High School age
60 years & over
1 Day 3,500 yen 2,000 yen 2,500 yen 2,500 yen
4 Hour Ticket 3,000 yen 1,600 yen 2,300 yen 2,200 yen
11 Lift Coupons 3,500 yen 2,000 yen
1 Lift Coupon 350 yen 250 yen
Nighta 200 yen 1,000 yen
Season Ticket 50,000 yen 30,000 yen 45,000 yen 45,000 yen
Lift Ticket Information 2019-2020 Season Lift Tickets

A few 1 day family tickets are available:

1 adult + 1 child = 4,500 yen
2 adults + 1 child = 7,000 yen
Additional child = 1,000 yen

A number of special 'ski packs' are available:

1 day ticket and lunch - 4,000 yen (adults) and 2,500 yen (children)
1 day ticket and onsen hot springs - 3,700 yen (adults) and 2,100 yen (children)
1 day ticket and lunch and onsen hot springs - 4,500 yen (adults) and 2,700 yen (children)

Getting to Asarigawa Onsen

By public transport
5.2km from Asari Station on the Hakodate Honsen Line
6km from Otaru Chikko Station on the Hakodate Honsen Line
Transport Information
Asarigawa Onsen is just over 5km from Asari Station on the Hakodate Honsen line.

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A bus service to Otaru is available from Sapporo Station (35 minutes) and Shin Chitose Airport (70 minutes).

Buses from Otaru Station stop about 5 minutes walk from the base of the resort.
By Car
3.7km from the Asari IC on the Sasson Expressway
Nearest national route: Route 5 (4.5km away)
Nearest prefecture road: Prefecture Road 1
Asarigawa Onsen is located a short distance from Prefecture Road 1 (Asahi Onsen Dori) to the south of the main city centre of Otari.

The Asari IC exit on the Sasson Expressway is less than 4km away.

From the IC exit turn right onto Road 1 and follow the road to the turn off for the ski hill.

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Free parking is available at the base of Asarigawa Onsen for about 1000 vehicles.

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General 77
Snow conditions 75
Courses & terrain 55
Lift system 52
Apres ski 40
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