This is an extreme skiing experience on a smoking volcano – not for beginners. The only lift is the Asahi-dake Ropeway , but it is...
Asahi-dake, Hokkaidō's tallest peak (2290m) and one of Japan's 100 Famous Mountains, offers amazing views and can be done in a day (June...
Asahi-dake Ropeway information
This ropeway runs from Asahidake Onsen (1100m) up to Sugatami (姿見) at 1600m, the starting point for hikes up Asahi-dake . Even if you don't plan to hike (or ski!) you can enjoy the alpine blooms (June and July), the brilliant gold and red foliage (September) or the snowy vistas (pretty much the rest of the year).