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    AVY SAW AT WORK

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    SHIBETSU

    Tayoroshi Hinata Ski Area 士別市日向スキー場


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=E009-bsQxPs
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    JAPAN: HOCKEY NIGHT IN ASAHIKAWA

    Time to switch it up - can't go to the onsen every day, right?

    Decided to go to Asahikawa to see a hockey game, East Hokkaido Cranes -v- Nikko Ice Bucks. Both teams play in Asia League Ice Hockey...
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    DAY 30: PIPPU

    Finally getting regular. MCL damage is healed enough to ride daily and Hokkaido snow machine is back on in full effect. Pippu is a small hill but there is fun to be had in the trees and side country...
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    Way to get after it!

    Way to get after it!
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    THROWBACK TO SAPPORO KOKUSAI 2022.03.23

    Unpublished footy from W22

    Sapporo Kokusai. My funnest in-bounds/sidecountry terrain combo (Hokkaido) terrain of W22.



    https://youtu.be/z7hJu75A6rw
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    THROWBACK TO ASAHIDAKE 2022.04.02

    Still on injured reserve but feeling confident about a comeback ASAP.

    Meanwhile, as tribute to Ullr and to celebrate the return of colder temps I'm looking at clips from last April:

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    7-11 has stepped up its game: 442482

    7-11 has stepped up its game:

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    KAMIKAWA

    The owner of 36noshiki whose credo is "four seasons at the foot of the mountain"

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    Skatenuts

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    DAY 16

    Kamikawa constantly reminds me of Crested Butte around 1990. Add a train station and a highway exit. Estimated population 4000.

    Like many towns in Japan Kamikawa is graying rapidly. The town's...
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    DAY 11

    Thank you fellas. I will try to make it interesting

    Arigato!

    Heyyy brother, mcr would huck it

    Thank you

    Japan is apex living
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    DAY 10: KURODAKE NO YU

    Onsen always identified by this signage:

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    Kurodake no Yu:

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    DAY 10: SOUNKYO ONSEN

    On my second day snowboarding this winter I got a little too loose and took a trip to destination fucked. Did some harm to the MCL and spent the next day riding the couch. Not sure how long that will...
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    DAY 2: KAMIKAWA

    Quick snow profile in the driveway. 1-2" overnight. Extremely dry:

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    First things first:

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    Absolutely. Especially focusing on the...

    Absolutely.
    Especially focusing on the foreground on the drive from Asahikawa through Biei to Furano. Dairy farms, rolling fields, winding roads.
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    DAY 1: KAMIKAWA

    After 5 road sleeps I finally wake up at my home for the next 10 weeks.

    Overnight snow, 1-2"

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    Current conditions

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    https://instagram.com/yukiumi_house is in central...

    https://instagram.com/yukiumi_house is in central Kamikawa town. They ride some fun terrain around here

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    Had a study of the rocket stove 441027

    Had a study of the rocket stove

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    KAMIKAWA

    Arrived at near high noon to Yukiumi House and commenced to snow clearance for 2-3 hours running a thrower.

    Offloaded gear and got sorted.

    Located halfway between Kurodake and Pippu, east of...
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    Day 5: Asahikawa > Kamikawa Woke up at the...

    Day 5: Asahikawa > Kamikawa
    Woke up at the Tabist Hotel with a great location at the west end. Snowfall overnight

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    JAPAN: DRIVE FROM CHITOSE TO ASAHIKAWA

    Day 4: Woke up in the Chitose Airport Hotel (5120) at Chitose.

    Despite the name the hotel is 5 km from CTS. I was on ground so this mild deceit did not grind my beans. However I must give praise...
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    GROUND ROUTE

    After the international and domestic flights marathon (PBI>ATL>HND>AOJ) first leg on the ground was a simple one hour ride from the airport to the farm where my truck was parked (since July). Hosts...
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    JAPAN: CONVENIENCE STORES (KONBINI)

    At first I was ashamed to be a denizen of the convenience store because my notion of it was formed in the USA where it is a low concept with awful products. Nothing could be further from the truth in...
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    You must be stoked to return to Tokyo; what a...

    You must be stoked to return to Tokyo; what a great city! Where do you get to for downhill therapy?

    Happily, my experience at HND was different. The amount of staff on hand (identified by pink...
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    JAPAN: DRIVE FROM HAKODATE TO CHITOSE

    Day 3: Woke up in the Hotel All In Stay (3407) at Hakodate.

    Drove 275 kilometers through a few squalls and one blizzard over the course of 4 hours. Paid 5200 in tolls for an average of 19 per...
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    Left that position February 2022 so that I could...

    Left that position February 2022 so that I could explore Hokkaido.

    [EDIT] Also i say fuck it almost every winter
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    JAPAN: FERRY FROM HONSHU TO HOKKAIDO

    Day 2: Woke up at the Park Inn Elm (6300) in Goshogowara.

    As per plan all of my non-cash payments are going on a credit card to take full advantage of the weak yen, so that room only set me back...
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    JAPAN: LUGGAGE COURIER SERVICES

    One of the most valuable advices for my first snowboard trip to Japan was to employ a luggage courier service. In this post I will hope to explain the how to's & where at's.

    Should you doubt wise...
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    Thank you byates1 Yes, despite setbacks before...

    Thank you byates1

    Yes, despite setbacks before leaving everything now is going swimmingly.
    Day 1: It is snowing, got snow tires mounted (4400), truck is running great, and a customer leaving the...
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    Getting on the plane in 8 hours if weather...

    Getting on the plane in 8 hours if weather allows.
    First step in not f*cking up is making sure I have the proof that this cartridge is empty.

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    [EDIT] Grateful to ~mikey b for the Mammut...
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    JAPAN: NEW PAPERLESS ENTRY SYSTEM

    FYI to anyone entering Japan by air this winter that there are new arrival procedures at HND, NRT and CTS.

    By using an app one can fill in customs, immigration and quarantine documents online...
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    19 December, nine days before my outbound flight...

    19 December, nine days before my outbound flight and that plane ticket is all I got. JAL shows no available flights on their website. After the surprise holiday inflation at The Royal Park and...
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    TR: Japan W23 - Hokkaido

    This opener really belongs in the Tammy thread.

    Everything for this winter and beyond was all sorted. But on 3 December I got the mother of all Dear John letters. Engagement shut down. Housing...
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