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Ishizuchi Tozan Ropeway
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CharacterAerial tramway
LocationMount Ishizuchi in Saijō, Ehime, Japan
No. of stations2
Carrier capacity51 Passengers per cabin, 2 cabins
Trip duration7 minutes 30 seconds
Technical features
Line length1.8 kilometres (1.1 mi)
No. of cables3
Operating speed5.0 m/s
Vertical Interval850 m (2,789 ft)
Maximum Gradient36°48′

The Ishizuchi Tozan Ropeway (石鎚登山ロープウェイ, Ishizuchi Tozan Rōpuwei) is a Japanese aerial lift line in Saijō, Ehime, as well as the name of its operator. Opened in 1968, the line climbs to the hillside of Mount Ishizuchi, the tallest mountain in western Japan. It transports hikers, autumn color spectators, shrine visitors, and mountain climbers. There also is a ski resort.

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Coordinates: 33°47′57.6″N 133°8′29.4″E / 33.799333°N 133.141500°E / 33.799333; 133.141500