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Hakkaisan Trails

Hakkaisan is a hidden powder treasure trove, with one of the steepest and longest powder runs in Japan. A majority of the upper slopes are left ungroomed and can be lapped with quick and easy access via the 81 people tram that whisks visitors 2,217m up the mountain. First Tracks are available on weekends allowing those with advanced bookings access to the tram 10 minutes before regular lift ticket holders. Freestyle skiers and riders who get a kick out of exciting attractions will love the two terrain parks.

* Skiing outside of the area managed by the ski resort is prohibited.

Difficulty of Terrain & Elevation

Difficulty of Terrain


Peak 1,147m
Vertical Descent 792m
Base 355m

Trail Information

Trail Slope Angle Length
Max Average
BeginnerA1Raku Raku Trail 20° 12° 5,280m
BeginnerB1Usagi-daira Trail 15° 697m
BeginnerA2Ropeway Connection Trail 227m
IntermediateA3Downhill Trail 26° 17° 1,193m
IntermediateA4Separate A Trail 29° 25° 360m
IntermediateA5One Trail 26° 19° 349m
IntermediateA6Challenge Trail 26° 18° 296m
IntermediateC1Maekura Trail 29° 16° 894m
AdvancedA7Separate B Trail 35° 24° 374m
AdvancedD1Expert Trail 35° 22° 917m
AdvancedD2Champion Trail 34° 26° 347m

Hakkaisan Lifts

Lift Capacity Length Operation Hours
Hakkaisan Ropeway Tram 81 2,217m All day: 8:30A.M. - 4:00P.M.
Pair Lift No. 1 2 652m
Pair Lift No. 2 2 906m
Pair Lift No. 3 2 969m
  • Lift schedule may change without notice due to the weather condition or congestion.



SEIBU PRINCE CLUB emi members are eligible for a 500 yen discount on lift tickets!
Members receive a 500 yen discount on the following lift tickets.
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Duration Ticket Adult Student / Senior Validity
Regular SEIBU
Regular SEIBU
Season (Dec. 25- Mar. 21) 1 Day Lift Ticket ¥4,600 ¥3,600 ¥4,000 ¥3,000 From opening to closing
4 Hour Lift Ticket ¥4,000 - ¥3,400 - 4 hours from time of purchase
Lift – Single Ride ¥500 Single ride on a chair lift
Ropeway Tram – Single Ride ¥1,500 One ride on the ropeway tram on day of purchase
Ropeway Tram – Round Trip Ride ¥2,400 One round trip on the ropeway tram on day of purchase
  • *Free lifts for children 12 yrs. and under
  • *Student: 13 yrs. - 18 yrs. (ID required)
  • *Senior: 55 yrs. and older (ID required)
  • *Operation of lifts is subject to change due to weather condition.

First Tracks

First Tracks tickets are available on the weekend for those who want first crack at the powder runs ahead of the regular crowd. Drink tickets included in First Track can be used in the restaurant.

Lessons and Guides


Hakkaisan has a ski school that offers private ski lessons in English (advanced bookings required). There is also a local guiding company that offers on mountain tours of the best powder areas as well as privileged access to the mountain’s epic backcountry.

Private Ski & Snowbord Lessons

Type 2 Hours 4 Hours
Private Ski Lessons for 1 - 3 people ¥15,000 ¥22,000
Private Snowboard Lessons for 1 - 2 people ¥15,000 ¥22,000
Private Ski Lessons for 4-10 people ¥19,000 ¥28,000

Hakkaisan Ski School
Advanced bookings required for lessons in English.
Contact details:

Guide Information

Triforce offers fully guided powder tours in English at Hakkaisan and surrounding mountains. For further information and bookings contact Takumi Nagai at or TEL: 81-(0)25-773-3099

For more information (Japanese text only)


The latest models of ski and snowboard rental gears are available on the second floor of the Hakkaisan base camp where shuttle buses arrive. Discount equipment rental and lift ticket packages are available on weekdays from Jan. 14 - Mar. 27, 2020.
Hours of Operation: Open weekdays from 8:15 A.M. to 5:00 P.M., and Saturdays and holidays from 7:45 A.M. to 5:00 P.M.


1 Day Rental Adult (junior high school age and older) Child (up to elementary school age)
Ski or Snowboard Gear (Set)* ¥5,000 ¥4,000
Snow Gear & Wear (Set)*** ¥8,500 ¥7,000
Single items Ski or Snowboard only ¥3,000 ¥2,500
Ski or Snowboard Boots ¥3,000 ¥2,500
Poles ¥800 ¥500
Helmet ¥800
Snow Wear (Set)** ¥4,500 ¥3,500
Snowscoot (1 hour) ¥1,500 -
Snowskate (1 hour) ¥1,500 -
Sled ¥500
  • *Standard Skis, Poles and Boots or Snowboard and Boots
  • **Jacket and Pants
  • ***Contents of Ski or Snowboard Gear Set and Snow Wear Set
    Note: All information is subject to change

Rental Ski Sizes

Skis: 78cm – 180cm
Ski Boots: 15.5cm – 30.5cm
Snowboard: 88cm – 160cm
Snowboard Boots: 15.5cm – 31.5cm
Snow Wear: 90cm – 4L


[Hakkaisan Ropeway First Track]
Enjoy morning powder snow and a refreshing long cruise.


Restaurants on the ski hill

[Restaurant Downhill]
Why not you spend your break time at the restaurant with a view of the scenery of Minamiuonuma. A7: Located in the area of Separate B Course.

[Ramen Corner]
The homemade chashu pork and handmade gyoza are popular. The set menu items are also recommended. Located on the 1st floor of Base Camp.