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Hakkoda Ropeway

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Address: 1-12 Arakawa, Aomori 030-0111, Aomori Prefecture
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A good way to get up high on the mountain to then continue on skins to ski different sides of the ski area!

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed December 12, 2016
Stefan P
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 5, 2017 via mobile

Magnificent view. When during winter, the temperature were around minus 9-12 degree with blizzard. However, the bad weather does not stop us from going there to look for the famous snow monsters. Rubber boots are available ( little quantity for visitors to wear ). Is definietly worth going.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 12, 2016 via mobile

A good way to get up high on the mountain to then continue on skins to ski different sides of the ski area!

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Plantation, Florida
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 11, 2016

Due to the weather we did not get up to the top. I can imagine that the views are amazing on a clear day.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 2, 2016 via mobile

We went Dec 3 and were extremely lucky w the weather. Blue sky and 15 kmh wind is only 2 days per month in winter. At top of ropeway there is a 30 and 60 mins hiking course. In winter bring snow shoes or rent them. Or get free of charge deep rubber boots at top station. They have about... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 6, 2016

The Hakkoda Ropeway is the best way to get up to the top. There are hikes near the top. There may or not be a great view depending upon the clouds. We did not have the best view, but did enjoy the short 30 minute hike that we went on and the experience.

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Seoul, South Korea
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 28, 2016

The mountain itself has a nice view of the hills and plateaus surrounding the mountain. However, you can find 1200 meter is not a small figure. In late October, you can find only snow at the top without any view. You can imagine why Japan itself is on hot waters. Volcanos erupted to amass some soils. We are just walking... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 15, 2016

Good for all ages . Beware, can be really cold up top. They serve food , hot cocoa, tea etc and have a small gift shop. Great views.

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Normal, Illinois
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 10, 2016

1 mile + gondola ride for 15 minute. Have available another layer clothing for when you get on top - it will definitely be cooler and will be needed if you want to walk around above. Since it takes a while to ride up and down there will be a waiting line - a short one, but a nice experience... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 15, 2016

We went in July and got lucky with the perfect weather. To me the highlight was the short hike at the top. Our route took us to a viewing deck facing a tranquil marsh with mountains in the background. Just beautiful.

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West Lafayette, Indiana
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 26, 2016

I can't say much about it because the day I wen it was snowing very heavily that there is basically really low visibility. Only one of the ski slope remains open. However, I still find it fun because I get to see how the ropeway operators deal with the frost that form in the cable car. so even though I... More 

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