Wakasugi Kogen Oya (Yabu City, Hyogo)

Wakasugi Kogen Oya
若杉高原おおや
(兵庫県 養父市)
Planned season: Mid December 2021 until mid March 2022
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
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17th - - 17th - 60cm 17th - 20cm 17th - -
18th - - 18th - 60cm 18th - 40cm 18th - -
19th - 30cm 19th - 70cm 19th - 65cm 19th - -
20th - 45cm 20th - 70cm 20th - 60cm 20th - -
21st - 50cm 21st - 70cm 21st - 50cm 21st - -
22nd - 50cm 22nd - 60cm 22nd - 20cm 22nd - -
23rd - 50cm 23rd - 55cm 23rd - 20cm 23rd - -
24th - 50cm 24th - 50cm 24th - 20cm 24th - -
25th - 50cm 25th - 45cm 25th - - 25th - -
26th - 50cm 26th - 45cm 26th - - 26th - -
27th - 50cm 27th - 40cm 27th - - 27th - -
28th - 50cm 28th - 35cm 28th - - 28th - -
29th - 40cm 29th - 35cm 29th - - 29th - -
30th - 35cm 30th - 65cm 30th 30th - -
31st - 150cm 31st - 65cm 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 (50m and 80m) in the children areas near base - ticket for use is 1,000 yen. The areas are for skiing and snowboarding and sledding as well as some other children's activities. 
Park Information
Park information
There are no special snow park facilities. There is a mogul run between Main A and B courses. 

Wakasugi Kogen Oya Season & Opening Times

Typical season is from Late December until Mid March
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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 normally 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 night skiing at this area.

Wakasugi Kogen Oya Lift Ticket Charges

Adults Child
Elementary School age & under
Senior
55 years & over
1 Day 4,000 yen 1,000 yen 3,500 yen
4 Hours 3,200 yen
3 Hours 3,000 yen
Sunset (3pm-closing) 2,400 yen
11 Lift Coupon 3,000 yen
Season Ticket 40,000 yen
Lift Ticket Information 2020-2021 Season lift tickets

The hourly tickets are valid from the time of purchase.

Ladies Day is every Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday and Friday! (Excluding 1st and 11th January; 11th and 23rd February 2021. On those days a 1 day ticket for ladies is 1,000 yen.

Oya Ski-no-hi is Tuesday 12th January 2021... 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 400 vehicles on four car parks close to the base area. Parking is free on weekdays and 1,000 yen on weekends and holidays. There is an advanced reservations system in place for booking a spot.

More Information

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