The 2012 Season has started!

The Hakuba 2012 season has officially started!!

Hakuba 47 and Goryu decided yesterday afternoon to open today for the 2012 season.

I arrived at Goryu to find all 3 car parks completely full. Obviously the word had got out. The Weather couldn’t have been better with stunning views once up on top. The base was about 50cm with the runs packed powder and the sides sported 20cm of nice powder with the temperatures staying below zero all morning.

The view awaiting at the top on the first day














All the locals were out in force and everyone was enjoying the stunning opening day!

Me getting excited for first tracks















The better half and the sprog came up too














After a fine morning of snowboarding and drinking coffee in the panorama cafe, It was time for the after party.

Liberty skis had their 2012 season opening party with free BBQ, beers, local hip hop dancing team and prize draw.The lucky winner got a pair of 2012 Liberty powder skis.  Thanks to Joe and Tomoko for the good times!

Liberty skis season opening party














Here’s to a fantastic 2012 winter season!