Ishizuchi Tozan Ropeway

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The Ishizuchi Tozan Ropeway (石鎚登山ロープウェイ Ishizuchi Tozan Rōpuwei?) is the name of Japanese aerial lift line in Saijō, Ehime, as well as of its operator. Opened in 1968, the line climbs to the hillside of Mount Ishizuchi, the tallest mountain in western Japan. It transports hikers, autumn color spectators, shrine visitors, and serious mountain climbers. There also is a ski resort.

Basic data[edit]

  • System: Aerial tramway, 3 cables
  • Cable length: 1.8 kilometres (1.1 mi)
  • Vertical interval: 850 m (2,789 ft)
  • Maximum gradient: 36°48′
  • Operational speed: 5.0 m/s
  • Passenger capacity per a cabin: 51
  • Cabins: 2
  • Stations: 2
  • Duration of one-way trip: 7 minutes 30 seconds

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Coordinates: 33°47′57.6″N 133°8′29.4″E / 33.799333°N 133.141500°E / 33.799333; 133.141500