Hyonosen Kokusai (Yabu City, Hyogo)

Hyonosen Kokusai
氷ノ山国際 (兵庫県 養父市)
Planned season: Mid-late December 2018 until mid March 2019
Official snow depth --- [updated on 16th December 2018]

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Hyonosen Kokusai is located in the western region of Yabu city in the north-western region of Hyogo Prefecture. The resort is on the north-eastern slopes of Mt Hyono, just to the south of Mt Hachibuse. It has been operating since 1984.

Hyogo Prefecture is located in the Kansai region of western Japan. It stretches the width of the country and has a coastline both on the Sea of Japan to the north and on the Seto Inland Sea to the south. Most of the ski and snowboard resorts in Hyogo Prefecture are located in the northern region of the Prefecture.

The Mountain

1050m
450m
600m
35"
5
2500m
5
20%
60%
20%
Skiers
55%
ropeways Ropeways gondolas Gondolas quad lifts Quad lifts triple lifts Triple lifts pair lifts Pair lifts single lifts Single lifts other lifts Other
Boarders
45%
0 0 0 1 3 1 0

Hyonosen Kokusai 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 - 90cm 1st - 190cm 1st - 110cm
2nd - - 2nd - 90cm 2nd - 190cm 2nd - 105cm
3rd - - 3rd - 90cm 3rd - 190cm 3rd - 105cm
4th - - 4th - 120cm 4th - 190cm 4th - 100cm
5th - - 5th - 120cm 5th - 190cm 5th - 90cm
6th - - 6th - 120cm 6th - 200cm 6th - 80cm
7th - - 7th - 120cm 7th - 200cm 7th - 80cm
8th - - 8th - 100cm 8th - 190cm 8th - 75cm
9th - - 9th - 80cm 9th - 190cm 9th - 70cm
10th - - 10th - 80cm 10th - 180cm 10th - 70cm
11th - - 11th - 90cm 11th - 175cm 11th - 70cm
12th - - 12th - 90cm 12th - 180cm 12th - 60cm
13th - - 13th - 90cm 13th - 180cm 13th - 60cm
14th - - 14th - 120cm 14th - 180cm 14th - 60cm
15th - - 15th - 120cm 15th - 165cm 15th - 60cm
16th - - 16th - 110cm 16th - 160cm 16th - -
17th - - 17th - 100cm 17th - 160cm 17th - -
18th - - 18th - 85cm 18th - 165cm 18th - -
19th - - 19th - 80cm 19th - 165cm 19th - -
20th - - 20th - 75cm 20th - 160cm 20th - -
21st - - 21st - 75cm 21st - 155cm 21st - -
22nd - - 22nd - 75cm 22nd - 155cm 22nd - -
23rd - 55cm 23rd - 90cm 23rd - 155cm 23rd - -
24th - 50cm 24th - 90cm 24th - 155cm 24th - -
25th - 40cm 25th - 120cm 25th - 155cm 25th - -
26th - 45cm 26th - 160cm 26th - 150cm 26th - -
27th - 85cm 27th - 180cm 27th - 145cm 27th - -
28th - 95cm 28th - 180cm 28th - 140cm 28th - -
29th - 95cm 29th - 180cm 29th - - 29th - -
30th - 90cm 30th - 190cm 30th 30th - -
31st - 90cm 31st - 190cm 31st 31st - -

Previous Statistics

Hyonosen Kokusai Facilities

School
School
Ski School: Available Snowboard School: Available
Ski and snowboard lessons are available at Hyonosen Kokusai. 
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 near the base Smile House building. Entrance is 500 yen. 
Park Information
Park information
There is a 'Park Area' by the Panorama triple lift. 

Hyonosen Kokusai Season & Opening Times

Typical season is from Mid December until Mid March
October November December January February March April May June July
                                                           
Daytime
Daytime
Weekends and holidays Normally open from 8:00am until 5:00pm
Weekdays Normally open from 8:30am until 5:00pm
Nighta
'Nighta' (night skiing)
Weekends and holidays No
Weekdays No
Opening information
Opening information
Hyonosen Kokusai is open from 8:30am until 5:00pm on weekdays and from 8:00am until 5:00pm on weekends and holidays.

The older Beginner Lift only opens on weekends and holidays.

There is no nighta at this resort.

Hyonosen Kokusai Lift Ticket Charges

Adults Child
Elementary School age
Senior
55 years & over
1 Day (weekend & holidays) 4,000 yen 2,000 yen 3,000 yen
1 Day (weekdays) 3,500 yen 2,000 yen 2,500 yen
AM / PM (weekend & holidays) 3,000 yen
AM / PM (weekdays) 2,500 yen

Getting to Hyonosen Kokusai

By public transport
Train
Train
29km from Yoka Station on the Sanin Honsen line
Transport Information
Information
Hyonosen Kokusai is 29km from Yoka Station on the Sanin Honsen line.
bus
Bus
A bus service from Yoka Station is available and takes about 50 minutes.
By Car
Car
24.8km from the Yokahyonosen IC on the Bantan Renraku Road
40.3km from the Wadayama IC on the Bantan Renraku Road
Nearest national route: Route 9 (14km away)
Nearest prefecture road: Prefecture Road 87
Direction
Direction
Hyonosen Kokusai is about 25km from the Yokahyonosen IC exit of the Bantan Renraku Road.

From the IC exit turn left onto Route 9 and continue on that road for just under 11km. Turn left at the traffic lights onto Prefecture Road 87 (Hachibuse Kogen is on the main road signpost) and continue on this road for about 11km. Turn left at the sign to head towards Hyonosen Kokusai.
Parking
Parking
There are a few car park areas at the base of Hyonosen Kokusai. Parking is 500 yen on weekdays and 1,000 yen on weekends and holidays.

More Information

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Address
Address
Fukusada
Yabu-shi
Hyogo-ken
667-1125
Telephone
Telephone
079-667-7219
2018-2019 SEASON UPDATES
As of Sunday 9th December, we still need to update the information for about 50 ski hills around Japan. They are mostly very small ones and the information can be very hard to find. We are working to get them all updated as quickly as possible... hopefully within the next week!
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