With only a week left, Japan's longest-running chairlift, the Ace Quad #2 Center Four lift at Niseko Grand Hirafu Ski Resort, bids farewell on March 31, 2024. Fondly referred to as 'Center Four' since 1985, the chairlift evokes cherished memories, providing picturesque rides near .Dot Base. Over its distinguished tenure, this beloved lift has carried over 25 million passengers, providing breathtaking views and boasting the highest track record of rides in Niseko United.

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Unveiling the Winter 2024/25 Season's New Gondola

In the approaching season, the cherished 'Center Four' lift will undergo a notable transformation into a contemporary 10-passenger gondola. This enhancement will boost capacity from 1,800 to 2,800 individuals per hour. Travelers can anticipate modern amenities such as heated seating and Wi-Fi, while taking in expansive views through the gondola's panoramic windows. Moreover, the addition of a bike rack will cater to summer mountain biking enthusiasts, further enhancing Niseko's attractiveness as a destination throughout the year.

A Week Long Farewell Festivity for the Center Four Lift

Experience a week-long farewell celebration presented by Niseko Tokyu Grand Hirafu, dedicated to the Center Four Lift, from Monday, March 25 to Sunday, March 31. Enjoy daily DJ sets to set the mood, and be sure not to miss the grand finale, featuring captivating Yotei drum performances and a spectacular fireworks display. For additional information, please visit their website.

Posted on 25 March, 2024 by in Winter.