Asahidake Ropeway Japan

Average

3.3 / 5

based on 5 reviews

Trails

Beginner
20%
Intermediate
50%
Advanced / Expert
30%

Overview

Asahidake Ropeway is one of the top resorts in Japan. With 4 runs spanning 49 acres, it is well worth a visit if you find yourself in the area. To give you a snapshot of the resort, we've put together a comprehensive list of key statistics, including mountain profile, lift system, historical opening and closing dates, and ticket pricing. Make sure you read the reviews left by skiers and riders who've experienced it first hand, and check out how they rate the resort!

Lifts

Gondola & Tram
1

Elevation

Base
3609 feet
Summit
5249 feet
Vertical drop
1640 feet

Terrain

Total runs
4
Terrain Parks
2
Longest Run
1.6 miles
Skiable Terrain
49 acres

Overall rating Leave a review for Asahidake Ropeway

How well the resort caters for beginner skiers / boarders

Beginners

How well the resort caters for intermediate skiers / boarders?

Intermediates

How well the resort caters for advanced skiers / boarders

Advanced

How accessible and convenient it is to get to this resort from a major destination

Accessibility

Quality of the off-piste terrain

Side/Backcountry

Overall value for money of the resort

Value for money

Quality of lifts, lift speed and lift layout in the resort

Lifts

Quantity and quality of the snow

Snow

How uncrowded is the resort

Uncrowded

Après ski and dining options

Town

Services and facilities e.g. child care, tubing, health care, equipment hire

Facilities

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Family Friendliness
SPSimon P.
expert skier
Average!

2.5 / 5

Dec 13, 2017
This is not a ski resort. There is only one ropeway which is mainly for summer use, but the insane amounts of light powder snow have attracted many backcountry skiers and boarders. The terrain is not ideal for skiing, as there are many flat areas on the way back to the bottom.... More
SHSam H.
advanced snowboarder
Good!

3.5 / 5

Dec 06, 2017
Amazing resort with some of the most scenic views you've ever seen. This is the type of resort and riding you see in DVDs. Not for beginners and a guide is an extremely good idea for all levels at the start at a minimum. Epic tree runs, steep drops and crazy speeds. Love every... More
PGPete G.
advanced snowboarder
Good!

3.8 / 5

Dec 05, 2017
Some of the best snow quality to be found in Hokkaido exists in the area surrounding Asahidake. The access provided by just a quick ride up the Ropeway is incredible. You can easily tour from the top fo the ropeway to the Volcano or just lap the ropeway for days. Only downside... More
RPRay P.
advanced snowboarder
Average!

2.9 / 5

Dec 04, 2017
Backcountry fun! Serviced by a Dual gondola the Asahidake ropeway offers only a groomed access road, the rest is 100% up to you to find your way down. When the weather plays right, there's an abundance of jumps and drops. Possibly some of the best terrain in Japan. If you're new... More
JCJoel C.
advanced snowboarder
Good!

3.6 / 5

Dec 04, 2017
A simple rope way up to the top takes you to some of the best powder runs in Japan. It’s harsh on windy days so wrap up warm. There are a number of runs a small hike from the top of the rope way as well as the tracked runs. All lead down to a gentle run through the forest to the... More
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