Wakasugi Kogen Oya (Yabu City, Hyogo)

Wakasugi Kogen Oya
若杉高原おおや (兵庫県 養父市)
Planned season: Saturday 22nd December 2018 until mid March 2019
Official snow depth Daily updates during snow season

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Wakasugi Kogen Oya is a small ski hill located to the south west of central Yabu city in Hyogo Prefecture.

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

850m
200m
650m
30"
5
2000m
3
30%
30%
40%
Skiers
70%
ropeways Ropeways gondolas Gondolas quad lifts Quad lifts triple lifts Triple lifts pair lifts Pair lifts single lifts Single lifts other lifts Other
Boarders
30%
0 0 0 0 1 2 0

Wakasugi Kogen Oya 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 70cm 65cm 1st 90cm 120cm 1st 25cm 60cm
2nd - - 2nd 70cm 65cm 2nd 100cm 120cm 2nd 25cm 60cm
3rd - - 3rd 70cm 65cm 3rd 100cm 120cm 3rd 20cm 55cm
4th - - 4th 70cm 85cm 4th 70cm 120cm 4th - 55cm
5th - - 5th 70cm 85cm 5th 70cm 120cm 5th - 50cm
6th - - 6th 70cm 85cm 6th 70cm 120cm 6th - 50cm
7th - - 7th 60cm 85cm 7th 65cm 120cm 7th - 40cm
8th - - 8th 60cm 80cm 8th 65cm 120cm 8th - 40cm
9th - - 9th 60cm 50cm 9th 65cm 120cm 9th - 40cm
10th - - 10th 60cm 50cm 10th 70cm - 10th - 40cm
11th - - 11th 60cm 50cm 11th 70cm 110cm 11th - 40cm
12th - - 12th 60cm 50cm 12th 75cm 110cm 12th - -
13th - - 13th 60cm 50cm 13th 75cm 110cm 13th - -
14th - - 14th 60cm 70cm 14th 75cm 110cm 14th - -
15th - - 15th 40cm 70cm 15th 75cm 100cm 15th - -
16th - 20cm 16th 40cm 70cm 16th 75cm 100cm 16th - -
17th - 30cm 17th 40cm 50cm 17th 75cm 100cm 17th - -
18th - 30cm 18th 50cm 45cm 18th 70cm 100cm 18th - -
19th - 30cm 19th 50cm 45cm 19th 70cm 100cm 19th - -
20th - 30cm 20th 40cm 40cm 20th 50cm 100cm 20th - -
21st - 30cm 21st 40cm 40cm 21st 50cm 100cm 21st - -
22nd - 30cm 22nd 40cm 40cm 22nd 50cm 100cm 22nd - -
23rd - 30cm 23rd 40cm 50cm 23rd 40cm 95cm 23rd - -
24th - 30cm 24th 40cm 50cm 24th 40cm 95cm 24th - -
25th - 30cm 25th 50cm 80cm 25th 40cm 95cm 25th - -
26th - 25cm 26th 60cm 100cm 26th 30cm 90cm 26th - -
27th - 70cm 27th 70cm 120cm 27th 25cm 85cm 27th - -
28th 20cm 80cm 28th 80cm 120cm 28th 25cm 85cm 28th - -
29th 40cm 65cm 29th 85cm 120cm 29th - - 29th - -
30th 50cm 65cm 30th 90cm 120cm 30th 30th - -
31st 70cm 65cm 31st 90cm 120cm 31st 31st - -

Previous Statistics

Wakasugi Kogen Oya Facilities

School
School
Ski School: Available Snowboard School: Available
Ski and snowboard lessons are available at Wakasugi Kogen Osa 
Rental
Equipment Rental
Ski Rental: Available Snowboard Rental: Available
Ski and snowboard equipment rental is available. 
Children Facilities
Children's facilities
There are two 'Raku-chan belt' moving walkways in the children's area - ticket for use is 1,000 yen. There is also a childrens 'Snow Land' and sledging area. 
Park Information
Park information
There are no special snow park facilities. 

Wakasugi Kogen Oya Season & Opening Times

Typical season is from Late 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 8:00am until 5:00pm
Nighta
'Nighta' (night skiing)
Weekends and holidays No
Weekdays No
Opening information
Opening information
Wakasugi Kogen Oya is officially open from 8:00am until 5:00pm (though the lifts actually operate from 8:15am until 4:50pm).

The Number 1 lift operates only on Saturdays, Sundays and national holidays.

There is no nighta at this ski hill.

Wakasugi Kogen Oya Lift Ticket Charges

Adults Child
Elementary School age & under
Senior
55 years & over
1 Day 3,900 yen 1,000 yen 3,400 yen
4 Hours 3,100 yen
3 Hours 2,900 yen
Sunset (3pm-closing) 2,400 yen
11 Lift Coupon 2,900 yen
Season Ticket 35,000 yen 10,000 yen
Lift Ticket Information The hourly tickets are valid from the time of purchase.

Ladies Day is every Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday and Friday! (Excluding 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 14th January and 11th February 2019. On those days a 1 day ticket for ladies is 1,000 yen.

Oya Ski-no-hi is Monday 4th February through Friday 8th February 2019... 1,000 yen one day lift tickets for everyone!

Getting to Wakasugi Kogen Oya

By public transport
Train
Train
25.5km from Wakasa Station on the Wakasa line
53.7km from Tottori Station on the Sanin Honsen line
Transport Information
Information
Wakasugi Kogen Oya is about 25.5km from Wakasa Station on the Wakasa line.
bus
Bus
No shuttle bus service information is available.
By Car
Car
25.7km from the Yokahyonosen IC on the Bantan Renraku Road
45.1km from the Yamasaki IC on the Chuo Expressway
46.9km from the Kawahara IC on the Tottori Expressway
Nearest national route: Route 29 (4.8km away)
Nearest prefecture road: Prefecture Road 48
Direction
Direction
Wakasugi Kogen Oya is about 26km from the Yokahyonosen IC exit of the Bantan Renraku Road.

Approach the ski hill using Route 29 and then Prefecture Road 48.

About 150 minutes from Osaka / Kobe.
Parking
Parking
There is parking for about 500 vehicles on four car parks close to the base area. Parking is free on weekdays and 1,000 yen on weekends and holidays.

A 'parking season ticket' is available and costs 10,000 yen.

More Information

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Address
Address
Wakasu 99-2
Oya-cho
Yabu-shi
Hyogo-ken
667-0323
Telephone
Telephone
079-669-1576
2019-2020 SEASON INFO
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