Yogo Kogen Resort Yap (Nagahama City, Shiga)

Yogo Kogen Resort Yap
余呉高原リゾートヤップ (滋賀県 長浜市)
Planned season: Saturday 15th December 2018 until late March 2019
Official snow depth Daily updates during snow season

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Yogo Kogen Resort Yap is located in the northern part of Nagahama City, almost right on the border with the southern region of Fukui Prefecture. It is the most northerly ski hill in Shiga Prefecture. While the main road Route 365 continues north into Fukui Prefecture, that section of road is closed in the winter months blocking off direct access from that direction.

Shiga Prefecture is part of the Kansai region in the western region of the main island of Honshu. Lake Biwa is the largest freshwater in Japan located at the centre of Shiga Prefecture. Most of the ski hills in Shiga Prefecture are found in the region to the north west of Lake Biwa. Be sure not to confuse Shiga Prefecture with the popular ‘Shiga Kogen’ resort region of Nagano Prefecture – they are un-related.

The Mountain

740m
200m
540m
33"
5
1100m
4
20%
50%
30%
Skiers
30%
ropeways Ropeways gondolas Gondolas quad lifts Quad lifts triple lifts Triple lifts pair lifts Pair lifts single lifts Single lifts other lifts Other
Boarders
70%
0 0 0 0 4 0 0

Yogo Kogen Resort Yap 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 40cm 180cm 1st 145cm 320cm 1st 25cm 330cm
2nd - - 2nd 45cm 190cm 2nd 145cm 320cm 2nd 20cm 325cm
3rd - - 3rd 55cm 205cm 3rd 140cm 320cm 3rd 20cm 325cm
4th - - 4th 60cm 215cm 4th 125cm 330cm 4th 20cm 320cm
5th - - 5th 55cm 215cm 5th 120cm 360cm 5th 20cm 310cm
6th - - 6th 50cm 215cm 6th 110cm 370cm 6th 20cm 295cm
7th - - 7th 50cm 230cm 7th 105cm 370cm 7th 20cm 280cm
8th - - 8th 55cm 230cm 8th 105cm 390cm 8th 20cm 270cm
9th - 45cm 9th 60cm 220cm 9th 90cm 390cm 9th 20cm 260cm
10th - 45cm 10th 75cm 220cm 10th 100cm 390cm 10th 20cm 250cm
11th - 40cm 11th 75cm 235cm 11th 100cm 380cm 11th 20cm 250cm
12th - 55cm 12th 70cm 235cm 12th 100cm 370cm 12th 20cm 240cm
13th - 105cm 13th 65cm 270cm 13th 100cm 380cm 13th 10cm 240cm
14th - 110cm 14th 60cm 300cm 14th 105cm 390cm 14th 25cm 230cm
15th 10cm 115cm 15th 55cm 290cm 15th 105cm 380cm 15th 30cm 220cm
16th 5cm 110cm 16th 55cm 285cm 16th 100cm 380cm 16th 30cm 190cm
17th 5cm 120cm 17th 65cm 280cm 17th 100cm 380cm 17th 30cm 180cm
18th 10cm 135cm 18th 75cm 270cm 18th 95cm 380cm 18th 20cm 170cm
19th 10cm 135cm 19th 75cm 260cm 19th 90cm 370cm 19th 10cm 150cm
20th 10cm 165cm 20th 70cm 250cm 20th 70cm 360cm 20th 10cm 140cm
21st 5cm 170cm 21st 75cm 240cm 21st 50cm 350cm 21st 10cm 140cm
22nd 5cm 170cm 22nd 80cm 225cm 22nd 40cm 350cm 22nd 0cm 130cm
23rd 5cm 170cm 23rd 85cm 240cm 23rd 40cm 350cm 23rd - 130cm
24th 5cm 160cm 24th 85cm 250cm 24th 35cm 355cm 24th - 130cm
25th 5cm 145cm 25th 90cm 270cm 25th 35cm 355cm 25th - 120cm
26th 5cm 145cm 26th 95cm 280cm 26th 30cm 350cm 26th - 120cm
27th 5cm 165cm 27th 110cm 290cm 27th 30cm 340cm 27th - 120cm
28th 15cm 180cm 28th 105cm 290cm 28th 25cm 330cm 28th - 110cm
29th 25cm 180cm 29th 130cm 290cm 29th - - 29th - 110cm
30th 40cm 180cm 30th 130cm 300cm 30th 30th - 100cm
31st 45cm 180cm 31st 125cm 320cm 31st 31st - 100cm

Previous Statistics

Yogo Kogen Resort Yap Facilities

School
School
Ski School: Available Snowboard School: Available
Ski and snowboard lessons are available at Yogo Kogen Resort Yap. 
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 Garden' is located between the Yellow and Blue base buildings. There is also a sledging area near base. 
Park Information
Park information
No confirmed specific part at the time of last check. 

Yogo Kogen Resort Yap Season & Opening Times

Typical season is from Mid December until Late March
October November December January February March April May June July
                                                           
Daytime
Daytime
Weekends and holidays Normally open from 8:00am until 4:30pm
Weekdays Normally open from 8:30am until 4:30pm
Nighta
'Nighta' (night skiing)
Weekends and holidays Sometimes
Weekdays No
Opening information
Opening information
Yogo Kogen Resort Yap is open from 8:30am until 4:30pm on weekdays and from 8:00am until 4:30pm on weekends and holidays during the daytime.

On Saturdays from 5th January 2019, the resort is also open for 'Moonlight Yap' nighta from 5:30pm until 11:00pm. (On those days the lifts are closed between 4:30pm and 5:30pm).

Yogo Kogen Resort Yap Lift Ticket Charges

Adults Child
Elementary School age
Senior
55 years & over
1 Day 4,000 yen 3,000 yen 3,500 yen
Morning (8am-12:30pm) 3,000 yen 2,000 yen 2,500 yen
Afternoon (12pm-4:30pm) 3,000 yen 2,000 yen 2,500 yen
Long PM (12pm-11pm) 4,500 yen 3,000 yen 4,000 yen
Nighta A (5:30pm-11pm) 3,000 yen 2,000 yen 2,500 yen
Nighta B (5:30pm-8pm) 2,000 yen 15,000 yen 2,000 yen
Lift 1 Coupon 500 yen 400 yen 500 yen
Adult + Child 1 Day 6,000 yen
Season Ticket 40,000 yen 23,000 yen 28,000 yen

Getting to Yogo Kogen Resort Yap

By public transport
Train
Train
17.6km from Yogo Station on the Hokuriku Honsen Line
23.3km from Kinomoto Station on the Hokuriku Honsen Line
Transport Information
Information
Yogo Station on the Hokuriku Honsen line is about 21km to the south of Yoko Kogen Resort Yap.
bus
Bus
A free shuttle bus is available from Maibara Station on weekdays.

A bus service from Maibara Station (charges apply) is also scheduled for weekends and holidays.

The bus journey from Maibara Station tales about 100 minutes.

Note that the bus stops at the closer Kinomoto Station (and takes about 35 minutes from that station).
By Car
Car
17.2km from the Tsuruga IC on the Hokuriku Expressway
23.4km from the Kinomoto IC on the Hokuriku Expressway
Nearest national route: Route 365 (0.1km away)
Direction
Direction
Yogo Kogen Resort Yap is 17km from Tsuruga IC on the Hokuriku Expressway and just over 23km from the Kinomoto IC exit on the same expressway.

From the Kinomoto IC exit head straight on onto Route 365 and follow the road in a northerly direction to reach the resort.

The resort is just by the side of Route 365.

Route 365 to the north of Yogo Kogen Resort Yap is closed during the winter months.

>> More information on Hokuriku Expressway
Parking
Parking
Parking is available for about 1,200 vehicles at the base of the resort. Charges are 1,000 yen per car.

More Information

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Address
Address
Nakanokawachi 373
Yogo-cho
Nagahama
Shiga-ken
529-0531
Telephone
Telephone
0749-86-3001
2019-2020 SEASON INFO
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