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Forum: Snowboarding General Chat   03-31-2016, 11:35 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 1,871
Posted By shinjisan
I never ride solo since I'm afraid that I may do...

I never ride solo since I'm afraid that I may do something stupid... then again, if I go ride with my buddies and not the GF then chances are I WILL do something stupid with my buddies. :embarrased1:
Forum: Back Country Travel   03-29-2016, 10:51 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,495
Posted By shinjisan
Looks nice. And expensive.

Looks nice. And expensive.
Forum: Northeast US   03-28-2016, 12:40 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 499
Posted By shinjisan
There was minor inconvenience riding the trains...

There was minor inconvenience riding the trains but other than that I had no problems taking my gear with me. The only other problem I had was with the weight limit for check-in luggage on domestic...
Forum: Northeast US   03-27-2016, 11:02 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 499
Posted By shinjisan
I did my first trip with Ovrride back in 2014. In...

I did my first trip with Ovrride back in 2014. In fact, they are still using the photos I took on the trip!

They are a good company since they organize everything for you, from airfare to lodging,...
Forum: Northeast US   03-27-2016, 10:43 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 499
Posted By shinjisan
I have only been to Japow twice so I'm wrong most...

I have only been to Japow twice so I'm wrong most likely:embarrased1: I opened this thread since several posters had asked about my Japow trips. It's good to know that I can plan my trip for January...
Forum: Northeast US   03-27-2016, 10:23 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 499
Posted By shinjisan
Yes, it was expensive... :crying:The taxi ride...

Yes, it was expensive... :crying:The taxi ride was shared by 3 people by the way. We had a lot of luggages so we thought it was the best option for us with no transfers.

However, I wish I knew...
Forum: Northeast US   03-27-2016, 09:43 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 499
Posted By shinjisan
No worries, all comments are welcome! I put this...

No worries, all comments are welcome! I put this together based on my past 2 trips so it's far from perfect.
Forum: Northeast US   03-27-2016, 09:37 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 499
Posted By shinjisan
The exchange rate has remained relatively steady...

The exchange rate has remained relatively steady for the past couple of months but I guess you are right. Let me check the credit card statements again...:embarrased1:
Forum: Northeast US   03-27-2016, 08:48 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 499
Posted By shinjisan
Yes, I believe it's best to convert everything to...

Yes, I believe it's best to convert everything to USD so that it's easier for everyone.
Forum: Northeast US   03-27-2016, 05:29 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 499
Posted By shinjisan
I added a few items to the main thread... feel...

I added a few items to the main thread... feel free to ask me stuff and I will reply here and add to the topic thread.:smile:
Forum: Northeast US   03-25-2016, 09:48 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 499
Posted By shinjisan
Thanks! :wink:I will be in and out of this thread...

Thanks! :wink:I will be in and out of this thread throughout the day. Have to get a lot of work done but I want to put this up so I don't forget. :laugh2:
Forum: Northeast US   03-25-2016, 08:41 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 499
Posted By shinjisan
NYC to Japow

Several of you have asked about the Japow trip so I am going to put my past itinerary here. Keep in mind that this will be a work-in-progress as I will most likely add/edit as I check my credit card...
Forum: Northeast US   03-21-2016, 03:16 PM
Replies: 608
Views: 19,143
Posted By shinjisan
Sorry I haven't gotten a chance to sit down to...

Sorry I haven't gotten a chance to sit down to write. I was out all weekend... I promise I will get to it this week.:embarrased1:
Forum: Northeast US   03-18-2016, 09:39 AM
Replies: 608
Views: 19,143
Posted By shinjisan
I will write this up tonight... or tomorrow,...

I will write this up tonight... or tomorrow, depends how tired I am by end of the day. (Many project deliverable are due today :crying:)
Forum: Northeast US   03-18-2016, 07:49 AM
Replies: 608
Views: 19,143
Posted By shinjisan
If all you do is ride, eat and sleep, then 1 week...

If all you do is ride, eat and sleep, then 1 week should be enough. Keep in mind that it takes 1 full day to get to Hokkaido (the northern region where snow is abundant) and 1 full day to return to...
Forum: Northeast US   03-17-2016, 03:44 PM
Replies: 608
Views: 19,143
Posted By shinjisan
You got to do Japow. You won't be disappointed....

You got to do Japow. You won't be disappointed. Best time to go is mid February to early March.

I am planning my 3rd trip back already. If I don't return next year I'll definitely return in 2018.
Forum: Off-Topic General Discussion   03-17-2016, 08:42 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 1,837
Posted By shinjisan
I get 29 days PTO (vacation, sick days, personal,...

I get 29 days PTO (vacation, sick days, personal, etc.), I also get 8 holidays. So a total of 37 days. A maximum of 5 days can be carried over to January of the following year, which I did this year....
Forum: General Travel Forum   03-16-2016, 02:19 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,414
Posted By shinjisan
Depends on when and where you go I guess. I...

Depends on when and where you go I guess. I believe this year was kind of bad - I was at Hakuba & Nozawa, and we didn't get much snow. Then I went to Niseko and the conditions were much better.

I...
Forum: Off-Topic General Discussion   03-16-2016, 02:10 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 1,837
Posted By shinjisan
I know it's expensive so I tend to NOT keep track...

I know it's expensive so I tend to NOT keep track of it... but then the monthly credit card bill comes in and BAM! The numbers are all there.
Forum: Northeast US   03-13-2016, 08:11 PM
Replies: 608
Views: 19,143
Posted By shinjisan
I'm thinking about Tuckerman's Ravine as well but...

I'm thinking about Tuckerman's Ravine as well but it's a really long drive (7 hours+) and I'm not sure if this is worth the effort.
Forum: Northeast US   03-13-2016, 08:08 PM
Replies: 608
Views: 19,143
Posted By shinjisan
I did 17 days this season (5 days in Colorado, 12...

I did 17 days this season (5 days in Colorado, 12 days in Japan and 1 day in Blue). Could have done more but I was waiting for good weather/condition in VT... bad move.

On the bright side, now...
Forum: Northeast US   03-13-2016, 07:55 PM
Replies: 608
Views: 19,143
Posted By shinjisan
I just prepped my board for storage. I can't take...

I just prepped my board for storage. I can't take any more day off from work to go out west so I'm pretty much done for this season.
Forum: Northeast US   03-11-2016, 02:20 PM
Replies: 608
Views: 19,143
Posted By shinjisan
Interesting. My friend sent me a FB invite...

Interesting. My friend sent me a FB invite earlier this week. It's a pretty long drive for me so I'm still debating. I may hike and not ride due to the conditions, if I decide to go.
Forum: Northeast US   03-09-2016, 02:07 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 435
Posted By shinjisan
I prefer Blue over Camelback. There are many...

I prefer Blue over Camelback. There are many flats at CB which I don't like. Plus it's farther from my house.
Forum: Off-Topic General Discussion   03-09-2016, 01:58 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,485
Posted By shinjisan
Shinji13098 I don't post much on Instagram,...

Shinji13098

I don't post much on Instagram, my girlfriend does most of the postings.:|

Most of my postings are on FB.
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