late Feb/early March = primetime in the Hakuba Backcountry. part 1

The past week has been heavy on the hikes……lots of clear skies & limited snowfall have made it perfect for long leisurely hikes to any of Hakuba`s endless bc lines. Here are a few pics from my fancy new phone.

North Face Lines.

Walk above the clouds.

frozen tree with mountain.

frozen tree with sky.

the elusive goal.

Its cold outside.

buckle up!

gettin the goods.

lookin back.

respect your elders.