This is an extreme skiing experience on a smoking volcano – not for beginners. The only lift is the Asahi-dake Ropeway, but it is possible to hike up higher. There is plenty in the way of dry powder (best January to March) and scenic views, but it is recommended you ski with an experienced mountain guide, as visibility can be bad. There are no ski patrols to assist if you need help.
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