Hakkoda Mountains

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  • Hakkoda Mountain Range

  • Hakkoda Ropeway

  • Hakkoda Ropeway Station

  • Hakkoda Mountain Range Hiking Trail

  • Hakkoda Mountain Northern Exposure Tour

  • Hakkoda Mountain Range

  • Great View Over The Hakkoda Mountain Range

  • Great View Over The Hakkoda Mountain Range

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Facts & Figures

The Hakkoda Mountain Range's origin is volcanic. The highest mountain in this range is Mount Odake with 1584m. During summer this region is a popular hiking spot. In winter you will find there great skiing and snowboarding places.

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A tragedy happened in the year 1902 when 210 Japanese soldiers were suprised by a snow storm during a training camp at Mount Hakkoda. Only 11 soldiers survived this blizzard.


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The Hakkoda Mountains are located south of Aomori city in the northern part of the Aomori Prefecture.

How to get to Hakkoda Mountain Range?

  • 1hr from Aomori station to Hakkoda ropeway by JR bus (direction to Lake Towada)

Sightseeing spots


Hakkoda ropeway - great scenery on the way up

Tashirotai marsh - large marsh with many blooming wild flowers during summer

Hakkoda-san hiking - follow the 12km hiking trail with start at the Sukayu Onsen Ryokan

Hakkoda-san skiing - enjoy the ride from Mt. Maedake, Mt. Akakura, Mt. Ido, Mt. Odake or Mt. Kodake, plenty of space for a good time in the Powder Snow Paradise

Festival & Events (dates can change without notice)


Hakkoda "Snow Galleria and Hot Springs" Walk (30th till 31st)
2 days before the opening of the Hakkoda-Towada Gold Line (street) you can enjoy for 8km huge snow walls on both sides of the street.

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