Hakkōda Ropeway

Aomori Prefecture

For anyone wanting a taste of the alpine without having to brave the steep ascent, this scenic ropeway whisks you quickly up to the summit of Tamoyachi-dake (田茂萢岳; 1324m). From there you can follow an elaborate network of hiking trails, although purists prefer the magnificent one-day Hakkōda-san loop that starts and finishes just outside the Sukayu Onsen Ryokan.

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