Posts Tagged: backcountry

Hakuba MountainLife Magazine issue #5

Hakuba Backcountry – Hakuba Mountainlife Magazine issue #5 will be on the shelves at all our lodges & chalets. It’s an excellent resource for knowledge and inspiration about backcountry skiing & snowboarding around Hakuba, put together by a group of dedicated mountain travelers. And if you can`t wait to pick up your print copy at Morino, the… Read more »

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Hakuba – Powder, Peaks and Pillows

Hakuba and the three P’s – Peaks, Pillows and Pow. Travis Rice has summed up in three words, why we couldn’t leave this wonderful valley we call home! Outfootage from Travis rice’s new movie, The fourth phase, show’s him having a blast in Hakuba. Flying through powder in the Cortina trees, slaying roadside pillow lines… Read more »

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All-Time Alpine & A Favorable Forecast

It’s no secret that Japan’s early season snowpack is a bit below average, but Hakuba’s alpine terrain is still delivering deep turns and big smiles. On December 16th, a storm rolled in and dumped nearly 40cm of low-density snow on the upper slopes of Happo One. The following morning, the sun popped out, allowing eager skiers and… Read more »

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February 23rd – Hakuba Backcountry North faces still good!

A nice touring hike today despite mixed resort conditions. Hiked up the first peak and then dropped into a nice north facing sheltered chute then up the next peak and down through perfectly spaced trees. Conditions were great in the chute as no sun had got in there! Not so good conditions on the 2nd… Read more »

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