Taiheizan Ski Area OPAS

A family-oriented slope, located about 30 minutes away by car from Akita City. Night skiing is open until 9:00PM every day. The beautiful city lights of Akita City can be enjoyed on clear nights as you ski down the slopes.

Ski resort data


  • 60%Beginner
  • 30%Intermediate
  • 10%Advanced

compacted snow / non compacted snow

  • 100%compacted snow

Resort features

Longest run distance
Maximum gradient

Weather / Snow condition

Current snow condition

Open season

Open season
Dec. 19th to Mar. 21stLift operation subject to change based on snow conditions (The original operating period is until March 20, but an extension for until March 21 will be applied for this year)
Opening hours
Weekdays 9:00AM-4:00PM
Saturdays 9:00AM-4:00PM
Public holidays 9:00AM-4:00PM
Daytime -
Night ski 5:00PM-9:00PM

Regular pricing

Lift tickets
USD 1~
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Rental items
USD 4~
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USD 12~
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  • * Users will be redirected to an external site (WAmazing Snow)

Resort information

010-0824 Jamamesawa-111, Nibetsu, Akita-shi, Akita Prefecture
Snow park information
Mini Park / Mini Mogul Course *Contents depends on snow conditions.
Kids' park
Sledding space available. Free conveyor belt to climb up the slope.
Ski lodge
Inside Opas Plaza (shop, restaurant, rental store, school reception, lift ticket counter and rest area.)
Rescue facilities
Inside Opas Plaza
Childcare facilities
Inside Opas Plaza *Bookings up to 4:00PM the day before. 2 years to preschool age.
Childcare facilities
  • Restaurant in the Opas Plaza
Payment methods
  • visa
  • master
  • diners
  • amex
  • jcb
  • unionpay
  • iccard
  • Toboggan
  • Snowscoot
  • Kids’ park
  • Snow strider