Asahidake Ropeway

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Asahidake Ropeway
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CharacterAerial tramway
LocationMount Asahidake in Asahidake Onsen, Higashikawa, Hokkaidō, Japan
No. of stations2
Carrier capacity101 Passengers per cabin, 2 cabins
Trip duration10 min
Technical features
Line length2.3 kilometres (1.4 mi)
No. of cables3
Operating speed5.0 m/s
Vertical Interval489 m (1,604 ft)
Maximum Gradient23°33′

The Asahidake Ropeway (旭岳ロープウェイ, Asahidake Rōpuwei) is Japanese aerial lift line in Asahidake Onsen, Higashikawa, Hokkaidō, operated by Wakasa Resort (ワカサリゾート). Refurbished in 2000, the line climbs Mount Asahidake of Daisetsuzan Mountains, the tallest mountain in Hokkaidō. The line mainly transports spectators of alpine plants in summer and autumn colors in autumn, while there also is a ski area.

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Sanroku Station
Sugatami Station

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Coordinates: 43°39′28″N 142°48′44.3″E / 43.65778°N 142.812306°E / 43.65778; 142.812306