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Great place to go

I went in Oct and managed to get the autumn leaves at the base of the mountain and snow at the top... read more

Reviewed 12 October 2017
Ang W
Stunning views

I went up around 9am on 6 Oct, there had been snow 2 days before so there was a fair bit left on... read more

Reviewed 6 October 2017
Veronica9000
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Brisbane, Australia
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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)
“chair lift” (3 reviews)
“sunny day” (2 reviews)
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Sounkyo, Hokkaido
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1 - 10 of 17 reviews

Reviewed 12 October 2017

I went in Oct and managed to get the autumn leaves at the base of the mountain and snow at the top. If you are not driving yourself, there are tour bus trips from Sapporo or you can go via public transport from Asahikawa. Great...More

Thank Ang W
Reviewed 6 October 2017 via mobile

I went up around 9am on 6 Oct, there had been snow 2 days before so there was a fair bit left on the track. I went fairly slowly and it took me 1 hr 40 mins from the chairlift to the summit. It was...More

Thank Veronica9000
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 14 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
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