HAKUBA IWATAKE MOUNTAIN RESORT Summer Activities - MTB, Park, Trekking, Cafe, and Pet

HAKUBA IWATAKE MOUNTAIN RESORT (formerly known as Hakuba Iwatake snow resort) has changed a lot. They had a huge lily garden until last year.

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They closed the lily garden in 2018 — the newly launched "HAKUBA MOUNTAIN HARBOR" and "IWATAKE GREEN PARK" from 2019.

 

HAKUBA MOUNTAIN HARBOR

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HAKUBA MOUNTAIN HARBOR opened in October 2018. Located at 1,289 meters high at the top of Hakuba Iwatake. There's a cafe "THE CITY BAKERY" (originally from NY) inside the HAKUBA MOUNTAIN HARBOR.

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Enjoy spectacular views of mountains with a coffee and sandwiches.

 

IWATAKE GREEN PARK

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HAKUBA RESORT DEVELOPMENT Co., Ltd.

They opened a green park at the top of Hakuba Iwatake. They have Private Decks (reservation is required), Free Wi-Fi Outdoor Space, Kids Park, and Buggy Cruise (Price: Adult 1,500 yen Children 500 yen *Children need to board with parents).

 

A Pet-Friendly area

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You can spend time with your dog at HAKUBA IWATAKE MOUNTAIN RESORT. Dogs are allowed on the gondola, at the terrace of HAKUBA MOUNTAIN HARBOR and a pet-friendly area.

 

HAKUBA IWATAKE MTB PARK

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They have the best MTB trail in Hakuba.  

Mountain Cycling Course

Level: Beginner

Length: 1,200m

The highest touring course in Japan, with the awesome mountain views.

 

Alps Downhill Course

Level: Beginner

Elevation Gap: 521m

Length: 6,900m

Beginners can enjoy the long downhill course.

 

Kamikaze Downhill Course

Level: Over Intermediate

Elevation Gap: 521m

Length: 3,672m

Running down the elevation of 1,272m in one go.

 

Iwatake Forest Course

Level: Beginner - Expert

Length: 4,100m

Cross country course in Iwatake Forest.

 

Fun Ride Course

Level: Beginner - Expert Elevation

Gap: 30m

Length: 700m

All in one course which has up-down trails in the forest.

 

Dual Pump Track

Level: Beginner - Expert

Length: 70m

Dirt trails. 

 

Forest Trekking

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There is a Trekking area, "Nezuko no Mori." They also have a Walking guide tour.

 

How to get to HAKUBA IWATAKE MOUNTAIN RESORT?

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HAKUBA IWATAKE MOUNTAIN RESORT located top of the Hakuba Iwatake gondola. Take Hakuba Iwatake gondola "Noa" to get there.

 

The gondola prices are 1,800yen for adult (over junior high school students),1,000yen for child, and 600yen for pet. * Children 0 to 6 years old are free.

 

Information

Summer hours of operation are April 27, 2019, to November 10, 2019.

Opens at 8: 30 am and closes at 5:00 pm.