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  • Writer's pictureJacob Maguire

Introducing Hakuba 47 Mountain

Pronounced by locals and those in the know as Hakuba 4-7 it’s our closest mountain being just 5 minutes from our front door shuttle and boasting a wide array of terrain not to mention a great freestyle park it’s obvious why it’s our favourite go to. The mountain has two kids play areas but you must supervise your kids, there is English speaking creche facilities next bus stop over at Iimori base which is linked to Hakuba 47 and Goryu. Dan at Hakuba Snow Shool has a variety of lessons on offer from group to private, hes conveniently located at the Imori Base between Goryu Mountain and Hakuba 47.

Elevation 1614 m ( above sea level)

Vertical 994 m ( vertical fall of total ski area)

Base elevation 876m

Advanced rated 40%

Intermediate rated 40%

Beginner rated 20%

Best Food : restaurant Carol top of Gondala ( great views of the valley between Happo and 47

Best Apres spot : Mexican bar at the base

Ski lifts 5

Longest run 3800 m

steepest run 32 degrees

Best powder Run : DD trees ( get registered prior)

Best attribute: linked to Goryu Mountain

Lift ticket price 5000 yen

Bus Timetable based on 2018 - 19 Season

Park: there is great park behind the gondola with a couple of rails, a split line of beginner, intermediate and semi advanced booters with dedicated twin lifts running overhead, it’s a great spot to get some on lift photos of your mates throwing down or getting bucked as the big booters are the ones closest to the lift. If your lucky you may find a perfectly groomed baby pipe to learn half pipe in.

Guest review rankings out of 100

General score 75

Snow conditions 79

Course/ Terrain 76

Lifts 71

Apres 60

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