Annupuri Gondola summit route OPEN! June 21 2012, 10:58am via nisekotourism.com

The Annupuri Gondola is now operating from the summit station to the summit. If you are thinking of climbing the mountain, please make sure to plan well. Allow yourself plenty of time, and take appropriate trekking shoes, wet-weather gear etc. Additionally, any mountain climbers using a return ticket, please take care as the final departure up the mountain is at 14:15, and the final departure down is at 16:30. For more information regarding the gondola’s operating hours, please see the attached Gondola Operating Calendar (Japanese only). ※Time required from the gondola’s summit station to the summit: ascent approx. 50 mins, descent approx. 30 – 40 mins. ■Enquiries Chuo Bus Co, Ltd Niseko Annupuri International Ski Area 485 Niseko, Niseko-cho, Abuta-gun, Hokkaido 048-1511 Tel: 0136-58-2080, Fax: 0136-58-2445 Administrator: Hiroyasu Hisazumi Email: hisazumi@cks.chuo-bus.co.jp  Gondola Operating Calendar (Japanese only)