Sōunkyō Ropeway information
This combination ropeway-chairlift provides fast and easy access to Kuro-dake. From Sōunkyō Onsen at 670m, the ropeway will fly you up to 1300m for ¥1000/1850 (one way/return). From there, the chairlift can take you up to 1520m for ¥400/600 (one-way/return). The peak of Kuro-dake is at 1984m. Hiking up here is a favourite with alpine plant and flower enthusiasts. Backcountry skiers and snowboarders also enjoy this area in winter.