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Blunted my man. Every time you say something retarded on the net I make $1. Next year I should be able to do the full season.
Well im glad.... Im thinking of a full season after im done next year...
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You would be surprised how much more snow you get when you have a car. The snow is very localised here. It can dump 80cm at one place and 40klm away might only get 10cm. This happened numerous times this trip with niseko being the looser.
Something big is coming this afternoon btw.
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You would be surprised how much more snow you get when you have a car. The snow is very localised here. It can dump 80cm at one place and 40klm away might only get 10cm. This happened numerous times this trip with niseko being the looser.
Something big is coming this afternoon btw.
yeah definitely! must be nice to have your transport.

either way, snowfall consistency is still higher than most other places. shit is AMAZIN.


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Where is something big happening this afternoon
I will be headed to Hokkaido tomorrow morning (from Tokyo). Kiroro on Sunday and Teine on Monday. Would be nice to hit some powder!
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I will be headed to Hokkaido tomorrow morning (from Tokyo). Kiroro on Sunday and Teine on Monday. Would be nice to hit some powder!
nice man. i wish i was back over there! let me know how kiroro is!


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The whole of hokkaido is about to get bombed. Hope your flight can land lol. This one is big!

Check this page for -6/+6 hour radar updates.
http://www.jma.go.jp/en/radame/index.html?areaCode=203
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Kiroro has some nice bits but is painfully flat. I had the deepest day of my trip at kiroro with powder well over 1m deep but the place simply does not have the fall line to accommodate such deep snow. Teine is a much better bet in the deep stuff as it has steeps.
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Kiroro has some nice bits but is painfully flat. I had the deepest day of my trip at kiroro with powder well over 1m deep but the place simply does not have the fall line to accommodate such deep snow. Teine is a much better bet in the deep stuff as it has steeps.
ah...thanks for the input. i've ridden teine before and was great


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Hike to towers and drop the back bowls!

PS your sig gets a bit annoying after a while NYT. Time to make it your avatar like the rest of us do and get it out of peoples faces so much I think ;-)
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Thanks for the info. Yeah i hope we can land ok haha. Weather reports did say strong winds and lots of snow. First day we have a friend taking us around to do some touristy stuff, and mainly just eating.

As for Kiroro being fairly flat, i guess i can cope with that. I ride a park board so i am happy to stick with the groomers if the powder runs are going to leave me stuck in waist deep powder flatspots.

Teine backbowls sound great but i only have about 5hrs of boarding there, and a wife who doesnt like hiking much. Will have to stick with the lifted runs, hopefully its not too bad
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