The mountains are calling...and you should go. Considered a rite of passage for cyclists in Japan, the Norikura Sky Line presents the ultimate hill climb cycling challenge!

On the border of Gifu and Nagano Prefectures, the Sky Line features about 1,600 meters of climbing (from Hirayu No Mori Onsen) in under 21km or about 5,250 feet in under 13 miles. Reaching a little over 2,700 meters above sea level, the Norikura Sky Line route is the highest road in the country - even the roads up Mt. Fuji top out at 2,300 meters! You would be remiss not to check Norikura off of your bucket list.

We may only have the weekend but it’s not all about cycling! Discover the northern Japan Alps as we spend one afternoon exploring Shin Hotaka at 2,156 meters above sea level and another afternoon meandering the charming town of Takayama.

Entry Fees Before Sep 10, 2020
Option A (with transport) ¥44,400
Option B (own transport) ¥39,000

General
・ Must be 18 or older on day of event. High school students are not permitted to participate.
・ No deferrals or credits will be issued. This applies to incidents in which the event is cancelled for any reason including personal participant circumstances of the participant (including illness and injury) and incidents in which the event is cancelled due to unforeseen weather conditions or natural disasters.
・Event entries are non-transferable after September 22, 2020. Any person doing so will be held responsible in case of an accident arising from or provoked by the other person during the event. Participants determined to be violating this policy will be disqualified without a refund. The event organizers will reserve the right to exclude both parties from future events.
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Athlete Guides
・Athlete guides in English will be sent via email approximately 1 week before the event.

Additional Surcharges
・All transactions for this specific bike trip will incur an online transaction fee amounting to 4% of total cost.

Disclaimers
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