Kunimidaira (Oshu Town, Iwate)

Kunimidaira
国見平
(岩手県 奥州町)
Planned season: Saturday 21st December 2019 until Sunday 8th March 2020
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Kunimidaira is a small ski hill located on Mt Kunimi in Oshu city in the south-western 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.

Regional information Learn more about the Iwate region

The Mountain

750m
250m
500m
27"
11
850m
2
30%
30%
40%
Skiers
40%
ropeways Ropeways gondolas Gondolas quad lifts Quad lifts triple lifts Triple lifts pair lifts Pair lifts single lifts Single lifts other lifts Other
Boarders
60%
0 0 0 0 1 1 0

Kunimidaira Snow Depth Statistics

Official snow depth numbers from the current season and previous season
December January February March
19/20
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18/19
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19/20
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18/19
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19/20
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18/19
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19/20
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18/19
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1st - - 1st - 115cm 1st - 100cm 1st - 80cm
2nd - - 2nd - 115cm 2nd - 120cm 2nd - 80cm
3rd - - 3rd - 120cm 3rd - 120cm 3rd - 70cm
4th - - 4th - 115cm 4th - 110cm 4th - 70cm
5th - - 5th - 110cm 5th - 110cm 5th - 70cm
6th - - 6th - 110cm 6th - 100cm 6th - 70cm
7th - - 7th - 110cm 7th - 90cm 7th - 70cm
8th - - 8th - 110cm 8th - 90cm 8th - 70cm
9th - - 9th - 110cm 9th - 100cm 9th - 70cm
10th - - 10th - 100cm 10th - 100cm 10th - 60cm
11th - - 11th - 90cm 11th - 100cm 11th - -
12th - - 12th - 90cm 12th - 100cm 12th - -
13th - - 13th - 90cm 13th - 120cm 13th - -
14th - - 14th - 85cm 14th - 120cm 14th - -
15th - - 15th - 80cm 15th - 120cm 15th - -
16th - - 16th - 80cm 16th - 125cm 16th - -
17th - - 17th - 80cm 17th - 120cm 17th - -
18th - - 18th - 90cm 18th - 120cm 18th - -
19th - - 19th - 105cm 19th - 110cm 19th - -
20th - - 20th - 105cm 20th - 110cm 20th - -
21st - - 21st - 110cm 21st - 100cm 21st - -
22nd - - 22nd - 130cm 22nd - 95cm 22nd - -
23rd - - 23rd - 120cm 23rd - 90cm 23rd - -
24th - - 24th - 140cm 24th - 85cm 24th - -
25th - - 25th - 140cm 25th - 80cm 25th - -
26th - - 26th - 140cm 26th - 80cm 26th - -
27th - 35cm 27th - 120cm 27th - 80cm 27th - -
28th - 50cm 28th - 110cm 28th - 80cm 28th - -
29th - 70cm 29th - 130cm 29th - - 29th - -
30th - 100cm 30th - 120cm 30th 30th - -
31st - 110cm 31st - 110cm 31st 31st - -

Kunimidaira Facilities

School
School
Ski School: Not available Snowboard School: Not available
There is a ski or snowboard school at Kunimidaira. 
Rental
Equipment Rental
Ski Rental: Available Snowboard Rental: Available
Ski and snowboard equipment rental is available. 
Children Facilities
Children's facilities
There is a sledging course near base. 
Park Information
Park information
There is a board park in the lower central area of the ski hill. 

Kunimidaira Season & Opening Times

Typical season is from Mid December until Early March
October November December January February March April May June July
                                                           
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 No
Weekdays No
Opening information
Opening information
Kunimidaira is normally open from 9:00am until 4:00pm.

There is no nighta at this ski hill.

Kunimidaira Lift Ticket Charges

Adults Child
Junior High School age & under
Senior
60 years & over
1 Day 2,700 yen 2,000 yen 2,000 yen
Morning (9am-1pm) 1,500 yen 1,000 yen 1,000 yen
Afternoon (12pm-4pm) 1,500 yen 1,000 yen 1,000 yen
1 Lift Coupon 200 yen 200 yen 200 yen
11 Lift Coupons 2,000 yen 2,000 yen 2,000 yen

Getting to Kunimidaira

By public transport
Train
Train
30.3km from Ichinoseki Station on the Tohoku Shinkansen line
21.1km from Hiraizumi Station on the Tohoku Honsen Line
30.3km from Ichinoseki Station on the Tohoku Honsen Line
Transport Information
Information
Kunimidaira is about 21km from Hiraizumi Station on the Tohoku Honsen line.

Ichinoseki Station on the Tohoku Shinkansen line is just over 30km away.

>> More information on the Tohoku Shinkansen train line
bus
Bus
No shuttle bus service information is available.
By Car
Car
18.6km from the Hiraizumi Maesawa IC on the Tohoku Expressway
29.9km from the Mizusawa IC on the Tohoku Expressway
Nearest national route: Route 4 (18.2km away)
Nearest prefecture road: Prefecture Road 37
Direction
Direction
Kunimidaira is under 19km from the Hiraizumi Maesawa IC exit on the Tohoku Expressway.

From the Hiraizumi Maesawa IC exit, turn right and head in a north westerly direction on Prefecture Road 37. The ski hill is located off to the left of this road (there are signposts).

>> More information on Tohoku Expressway

About 30 minutes from Hiraizumi Maesawa IC.
About 30 minutes from Oshu Smart IC.
Parking
Parking
There is parking for about 500 vehicles at the base of Kunimidaira. Parking is free every day of the season.

More Information

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Address
Address
Koromogawaku Chozuka 303
Oshu-shi
Iwate-ken
023-0000
Telephone
Telephone
0197-52-6411
2019-2020 UPDATES
25th November 2019:
We are still in the process of carefully checking and updating information for the upcoming 19-20 winter season. It is a manual process that will take us into December. For more information about our updates, please read this message
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