Hakkoda resort review (Aomori City, Aomori)

Hakkoda
八甲田
Aomori City, Aomori
Submitted by andrewl on 2nd February 2010
Hakkoda review by Tlen
Group of six skiers and one boarder up from Tokyo on Sat morning flight; on the mountain by 10:30. Guided by the Man, Souman san, we got in 3 gondola runs before 15:15 on Saturday.

Sunday, took off on the 09:15 gondola and came back down at 12:00 for lunch after a series of skinning sessions to get to freshies with the last run an absolute dream. After lunch, another big skinning session to get to more freshies and then back down to get packed up and off to the aeroport.

A great trip, easy to do from Tokyo. Hat's off to Souma san, smiles all around!
Date visited: From 30 January, 2010 To 31 January, 2010
Snow condition on visit: Good base, dusting 5cm new
Things I liked: All off piste, few boarders, backcountry experience
Things I didn't like: Difficult to do without guide to 1.)guide and 2.) transport back to
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八甲田
Aomori City, Aomori
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Average Rankings

General score: 90
Snow conditions: 50
Courses/Terrain: 75
Lift system: 90
Apres ski: 0

Basic Resort Statistics

Max. elevation: 1324m
Min. elevation: 658m
Vertical: 666m
Steepest slope: 30°
Longest course: 5000m
Number of lifts: 3

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