Helpful resort information to assist planning your trip to Hakkoda.
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- Nearest Train Station Aomori
- Tourist Office Website
- Tourist Office Phone017-738-0343
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What's it like at Hakkoda?
Hakkoda in Japan (located in the Aomori prefecture) is a very small ski resort with just three ski lifts but it does boast a very impressive 654 metres (2146 feet) of vertical descent. Hakkoda has 8 pistes. Hakkoda is best suited for intermediate skiers and snowboarders but there is a also a lot of terrain for beginners and experts too. We have no information about the existence of any cross country ski trails at Hakkoda.. The nearest train station to Hakkoda is at Aomori.
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Hakkoda Live Weather
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Visitor Reviews of Hakkoda
Local Gaijin from Japan writes:
Time for an update.
First of all, Hakkoda is not a resort. It is a set of mountains in a national park, one of which happens to have a ropeway/gondola.
There are no amenities, no shops, no bars, no restaurants, no nightlife, no parties. Just mountains, onsens and snow.
Except for the negligible tiny little old ski center at the foot of one of the mountains, there are no ski trails.
Most winter days, the conditions at the top of the ropeway are stormy, with high winds and extremely low visibility. When the winds reach over 25m/s (which happens often), the ropeway suspends operations and there are few if any alternatives for skiing/snowboarding that day. Bring a book or two.
There are no real / groomed ski trails from the top. There are lots of creeks, holes, treewells and windlips, which, in zero visibility represent significant challenges. Furthermore, if you are not intimately familiar with the geography of the area, the odds of getting lost, spending the night alone in the mountains and requiring (expensive) rescue are significantly high.
The skills, physical strength and knowledge required to ski/ride at Hakkoda are not what you typically get from simply resort skiing/riding, even if you go every weekend.
Again, this is not a resort. Do not come here if you are not properly prepared (and I don't mean simply buying the gear).
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