Ishizuchi Tozan Ropeway

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Ishizuchi Tozan Ropeway
Ishizuchisan Ropeway 05.jpg
Status Operational
Character Aerial tramway
Location Mount Ishizuchi in Saijō, Ehime, Japan
No. of stations 2
Carrier capacity 51 Passengers per cabin, 2 cabins
Trip duration 7 minutes 30 seconds
Technical features
Line length 1.8 kilometres (1.1 mi)
No. of cables 3
Operating speed 5.0 m/s
Vertical Interval 850 m (2,789 ft)
Maximum Gradient 36°48′

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.

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  • Cable length: 1.8 kilometres (1.1 mi)
  • Vertical interval: 850 m (2,789 ft)

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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