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Great views

The chairlift is very restful on a good weather day. Particularly if you've had to fight your way... read more

Reviewed 15 November 2016
Heidbummer
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Wonderful hike

A gorgeous hike with easy access and well-cared for trail. Once you summit Kurodake, make sure to... read more

Reviewed 18 October 2016
Erin W
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Kirkland, Washington
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A cable car followed by a chairlift take you to the summit of this snow-capped volcanic mountain overlooking Daisetsuzan National Park.
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“cable car” (7 reviews)
“sunny day” (2 reviews)
“ropeway” (6 reviews)
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Sounkyo, Hokkaido

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Reviewed 15 November 2016

The chairlift is very restful on a good weather day. Particularly if you've had to fight your way past the hordes of bus tours you've been jammed into the cable car with. There's a nice not too taxing walk at the top to a proper...More

1  Thank Heidbummer
Reviewed 18 October 2016

A gorgeous hike with easy access and well-cared for trail. Once you summit Kurodake, make sure to spend a few more hours summiting other peaks and exploring the area. We spent maybe 8 hours total in the park. The hut made for a nice place...More

1  Thank Erin W
Reviewed 9 September 2016 via mobile

This mountain is about2000m.but. u can go by cable car until 1500m.after climb just 500m.but. top of mountain is shave.so,firstly feel long.kakaka.but. view is so nice. ケーブルカーで7合目まで行けます。斜面は急ですが、頂上からの眺めは素晴らしいです。もっと、有名になればいいです!

Thank 千葉 貴
Reviewed 8 August 2016 via mobile

Arrived around late afternoon, took both the ropeway and the chairlift. Views from the chairlift was fantastic and we were very lucky to have a clear sky. It got pretty chilly near the end of the ride due to the strong winds despite the sunny...More

Thank Gracie_Chen
Reviewed 15 June 2016

Ropeway/cable car goes up every 20mins or so during June when we visited and English language is minimal with lots of misunderstandings about timing so just know the schedule was at 1.20pm and 1.40pm etc... They also told us no snow but boy were we...More

Thank chezong
Reviewed 10 March 2016

As a ski resort, there is only one chairlift which leads to largely beginner/moderate runs. The real skiing joy is in the backcountry. The trek up to Mt Kurodake and ski down to the chairlift is the highlight. The views up there were outstanding. I...More

Thank Madshus
Reviewed 7 December 2015 via mobile

Enjoy the scenery at the most specially when you took the cable car to the mountain. Although we didn't able the take the second one as it was closed but still amazed by the scenery there.

Thank PhanJang
Reviewed 15 October 2015

Great thing to do if you want to explore Daisetsuzan national park without venturing too far off the beaten track. There is a cable car, and then a ski lift that takes you up to the foor of Mount Kurodate. From there it's an about...More

Thank teturtia
Reviewed 15 October 2015

From rainy to sunny to snowy, we experienced this amazing change of weather within 12 hours when we walked from our hotel to take the cable car, and then the chair-lift to the mountain. By the time we were up there, the snow came down...More

1  Thank csuen
Reviewed 27 September 2015

The entire area is so peaceful, serene and it's an extremely good place to just get away from work and the world. Do prepare yourself by wearing comfortable shoes and bring along water bottles for the hike. Parking is easy to find so not to...More

Thank fallenclover
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