Sonei Kunohe (Kunohe Village, Iwate)

Sonei Kunohe
村営くのへ
(岩手県 九戸村)
Planned season: Saturday 19th December 2020 until early March 2021
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Sonei Kunohei is a small ski hill located just to the south of the centre of Kunohe village in the northern region of Iwate Prefecture.

Iwate Prefecture is located in the Tohoku region of the main island of Honshu. Morioka is the capital city. Most of the ski and snowboard hills in Iwate Prefecture are located in the western mountainous regions, near to the border with Akita Prefecture. Aomori Prefecture is to the north and Miyagi Prefecture is to the south of Iwate.

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The Mountain

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164m
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30"
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Skiers
70%
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Boarders
30%
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Sonei Kunohe Snow Depth Statistics

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Sonei Kunohe Facilities

School
School
Ski School: Not available Snowboard School: Not available
There is no ski or snowboard school at Sonei Kunohe. 
Rental
Equipment Rental
Ski Rental: Not available Snowboard Rental: Not available
There is no ski and snowboard equipment available. 
Children Facilities
Children's facilities
 
Park Information
Park information
 

Sonei Kunohe Season & Opening Times

Typical season is from Mid December until Early March
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Daytime
Daytime
Weekends and holidays Normally open from 9:00am until 4:00pm
Weekdays Normally open from 9:00am until 4:00pm
Nighta
'Nighta' (night skiing)
Weekends and holidays Sometimes
Weekdays Sometimes
Opening information
Opening information
Sonei Kunohei is normally open from 9:00am until 4:00pm.

Night skiing is from 4:00pm until 8:00pm on Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays.

Sonei Kunohe Lift Ticket Charges

Adults Child Senior
1 Hour ticket 800 yen 500 yen 500 yen
2 Hour ticket 1,100 yen 600 yen 600 yen
3 Hour ticket 1,300 yen 800 yen 800 yen
4 Hour ticket 1,500 yen 1,000 yen 1,000 yen
6 Hour ticket 2,000 yen 1,400 yen 1,400 yen
1 Lift Coupon 300 yen 200 yen 200 yen
Lift Ticket Information 2020-2021 Season lift tickets

The first and fourth Saturday of a month is adult and child day when a 2, 4 or 6 hour ticket is 50% off.

Getting to Sonei Kunohe

By public transport
Train
Train
21km from Ninohe Station on the Tohoku Shinkansen line
24.5km from Ichinohe Station on the Iwate Gingate Tetsudosen line
21km from Ninohe Station on the Iwate Gingate Tetsudosen line
Transport Information
Information
Sonei Kunohei is 21km from Ninohe Station on the Tohoku Shinkansen line.

>> More information on the Tohoku Shinkansen train line
bus
Bus
No shuttle bus service information is available.
By Car
Car
8.1km from the Kunohe IC on the Hachinohe Expressway
Nearest national route: Route 340 (1.6km away)
Direction
Direction
Sonei Kunohe is about 8km from the Kunohe IC exit of the Hachinohe Expressway.

From the Kunohe IC exit, turn right onto Route 340 and go through central Kunohe village. The ski hill is about 1.5km to the west of Route 340.

About 15 minutes from Kunohe IC by car.
About 40 minutes from Kuji city by car.
Parking
Parking
Parking is available at the base for about 200 vehicles. Parking is free.

More Information

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Address
Address
Ibonai 18-41-6
Kunohe-mura
Kunohe-gun
Iwate-ken
028-6502
Telephone
Telephone
0195-42-2366
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