According to the Gifu Prefecture Ordinance for prevention of mountain accidents in Gifu Prefecture, submission of a Mountain Climbing/Hiking Notification is mandatory for those climbing/hiking in the Northern Alps and volcano region (Mt. Ontake, Mt. Yakedake, Mt. Hakusan, and Mt. Norikura).
For details, please check the page concerning the ordinance for prevention of mountain accidents in Gifu Prefecture.
For information on the mountains on the Gifu Prefecture side, please refer to the website of the Gifu Prefectural Police.
The Shinhotaka Ropeway enterprise will carry out work spread over two years to replace cables on Ropeway No. 2.
Therefore, please note that operation of Ropeway No. 2 will be suspended during the following period.
○ Suspension period
Monday 8 May 2023 to Wednesday 9 August 2023
Early May to Early August 2024
○ Section where service will be suspended
Ropeway No. 2 (between Shirakabadaira Station and Nishihotakaguchi Station)
Operation of Ropeway No. 1 and Visitor Center is under consideration.
The photo shows Ropeway No. 1.
For more information on the suspension of service, please check the official website.
Shinhotaka Ropeway Official Website
On 9 September 2022, a partial collapse of the road was confirmed on the Norikura Skyline (Gifu Prefecture side).
Norikura Skyline is currently closed to traffic.
The Norikura Echo Line (Nagano Prefecture side) is passable, so please be careful if you plan to climb Mt. Norikura, as the Norikura Skyline cannot be used.
Norikuradake and Norikura Skyline official website
Norikura Echo Line & Mount Norikura
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