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Japan Ski Tips Japan Ski Tips: Manners The most important of Japan Ski Tips is to be polite and respect the local culture. Local people are generally very friendly and are always willing to help foreign travellers. Unfortunately in some other resorts, like Niseko, some foreign skiers show scant respectRead More …


Hakuba Snow Report: Colder start to the day

Not much snow to speak of, maybe 10cm or so, but the weather has become colder again so that is one positive. It was -10℃ when it dawned at Tsugaike this morning. Hopefully will bring snow forth tonight or tomorrow. In the meantime it’s been pretty foggy with the runsRead More …


Hakuba Snow Report: 13 February 2012

I spent the day in the backcountry yesterday and was absolutely exhausted last night , so i’ll do a wrap up of today and yesterday. Yesterday: Started out at Tsugaike on the 8am gondola and went into the backcountry from there. About 30cm + had fallen at an elevation ofRead More …


Hakuba Snow Report: 11 February 2012

Just a quick report tonight. Didn’t get out on to the slopes today, so unfortunately I have no pictures or first hand reports. However, there was another few  cm on the car this morning which hopefully meant plenty more on the hills. Reports around the lodge indicated that most ofRead More …


Hakuba Avalanche Info & Snow Report: 9th January 2012

Thanks to Hakuba Alpine Guides for this info. For those traveling to Hakuba there is now a detailed and valuable Avalanche Bulletin.The summary information can be found here. The detailed report can be found by clicking on the summary heading and text, or the link that says “more here” (in Japanese). WeRead More …


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