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Forum: Boards   02-20-2014, 01:20 PM
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Views: 2,123
Posted By onji
Yep I did end up using them and for what I wanted...

Yep I did end up using them and for what I wanted done they were great. The boards were delivered on time and with no screwing about.
Forum: Australia - New Zealand   03-29-2012, 09:28 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 9,381
Posted By onji
Got another Aussie here. Been living in Japan for...

Got another Aussie here. Been living in Japan for the last 2 years, and I'm in Sapporo at the moment (yeah tough diggs :)). Still riding the remainder of this season, I think Hokkaido will still be...
Forum: Japan   03-16-2012, 04:41 AM
Replies: 120
Views: 12,357
Posted By onji
Which means about $450 USD plus shipping :cool: ...

Which means about $450 USD plus shipping :cool:

@Argo
Usually a plane to Tokyo (Narita Airport) then transfer to Sapporo (Chitose Airport). Honestly I would hit Hokkaido until next season. I'm...
Forum: Backcountry Trip Reports   03-16-2012, 04:23 AM
Replies: 8
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Posted By onji
Looks like some ace snow you guys got there....

Looks like some ace snow you guys got there. We're heading out to Asahidake this weekend, hopefully we'll find some stashes around here.

BTW Is that dude in the 5th pic sporting a split?
Forum: Backcountry Trip Reports   03-16-2012, 04:15 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,020
Posted By onji
@ETM No different aspect. I dropped in down...

@ETM

No different aspect. I dropped in down the North face, which is a bit shadier. The adjacent mountain had slides on the South face. I can only guess that it was one of those wet sludgy slides....
Forum: Backcountry Trip Reports   03-15-2012, 06:50 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,020
Posted By onji
Trip Report: Mt Shiraoi & Mt Tokushunbetsu (Hokkaido, Japan)

Finally getting round to posting the info about my trip last weekend with my good Kiwi buddy.

On Sat morning drove SW out of Sapporo past the Teine range and went to a couple of mountains close to...
Forum: Japan   03-12-2012, 05:07 AM
Replies: 120
Views: 12,357
Posted By onji
I haven't been there myself but I've heard plenty...

I haven't been there myself but I've heard plenty of good things about Zao Onsen. The guy that runs Tokyo Snow Club regularly does tours up there.
Forum: Back Country Travel   03-12-2012, 04:55 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,848
Posted By onji
Thanks chupacabraman. Well this question is...

Thanks chupacabraman.

Well this question is mainly to concerning fresh pow that's in excess of 1 metre. Basically my first BC trip this season back in December I stacked it a couple of times in...
Forum: Japan   03-08-2012, 03:36 AM
Replies: 120
Views: 12,357
Posted By onji
Yeah let's definitely do the meetup for the 2013...

Yeah let's definitely do the meetup for the 2013 season.

If it affects anyone's schedules I should have time off around the last 2 weeks of Dec and the first 2 of Jan :)
Forum: Japan   03-07-2012, 04:57 AM
Replies: 120
Views: 12,357
Posted By onji
Good to hear you're catching up with some crew...

Good to hear you're catching up with some crew from the forum. I tried twice this season, but we never made the rendezvous due to various comedies of error.

I'm be doing some BC around Mt...
Forum: Snowboarding General Chat   03-06-2012, 04:42 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,521
Posted By onji
An excerpt from my friend who's semi literate in...

An excerpt from my friend who's semi literate in French said the following

'I think the gist of what they're saying is that it was like being beside a sea of snow, the lift operator spotted the...
Forum: Snowboarding General Chat   03-04-2012, 05:29 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,521
Posted By onji
That's a big slab, gnarly shit man, fantastic...

That's a big slab, gnarly shit man, fantastic that no one was hurt.
Forum: Fashion   03-02-2012, 07:31 AM
Replies: 372
Views: 33,633
Posted By onji
I always ride with my helmet, even groomers can...

I always ride with my helmet, even groomers can be dangerous when travelling at high speed on icy hardpack. Furthermore you never know when some muppet is going to come flying into you.

Like I've...
Forum: Back Country Travel   03-02-2012, 07:13 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,712
Posted By onji
This is another example of a tragic example that...

This is another example of a tragic example that could may have been helped by having proper equipment and know how, or avoided altogether by heeding avalanche condition reports. My condolences to...
Forum: Japan   03-02-2012, 06:52 AM
Replies: 120
Views: 12,357
Posted By onji
Yeah man, I reckon Boeing & Sikorsky oughta try...

Yeah man, I reckon Boeing & Sikorsky oughta try and flog some heli's off to those rich bastards too :laugh:

@Dreampow

These shots aren't by me, and stolen from snowjapan.com, I'll post some in...
Forum: Japan   03-01-2012, 03:41 AM
Replies: 120
Views: 12,357
Posted By onji
@ETM Those Smith goggles look nice :) ...

@ETM

Those Smith goggles look nice :)

But I don't know how useful that R8 will be at packing snowboards and kit into the boot for the weekend... I think Audi turned up to the wrong convention :D
Forum: Japan   03-01-2012, 03:38 AM
Replies: 120
Views: 12,357
Posted By onji
I'll list my fav resorts for pow riding but the...

I'll list my fav resorts for pow riding but the scope of my comment is limited to Hokkaido.

1. Asahidake
2. Rusutsu
3. Niseko

Bear in mind Asahidake has only 1 lift, a gondola, that runs once...
Forum: Japan   02-25-2012, 01:13 AM
Replies: 120
Views: 12,357
Posted By onji
Hey Youjimbo, No I haven't ridden either of...

Hey Youjimbo,

No I haven't ridden either of those boards. But like ETM says, they're is plenty of off-piste action. There has been so much snow this winter in Hokkaido that you've got very good...
Forum: Back Country Travel   02-22-2012, 06:01 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,848
Posted By onji
hahaHAHA! :laugh:

hahaHAHA! :laugh:
Forum: Back Country Travel   02-22-2012, 03:20 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,848
Posted By onji
Thanks folks, @mojomaestro - I always take a...

Thanks folks,

@mojomaestro - I always take a pack when I'm BC, no two ways about it. Never thought of using it as a platform, but that's good thinking. I might try it next time I get stuck in...
Forum: Back Country Travel   02-16-2012, 09:46 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,848
Posted By onji
Thanks for the reply man. I totally agree that...

Thanks for the reply man. I totally agree that the issue is pretty negligible in steeper terrain. I'll try your idea of building a shelf, cheers.
Forum: Back Country Travel   02-16-2012, 02:54 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,848
Posted By onji
Getting back up

Heya,

Any comments on how to get back up once stacking it onto your butt in knee-thigh deep powder.

This is my first season doing BC so it's still a big learning curve. If I stack it and wind...
Forum: Slam Section   02-10-2012, 04:07 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 11,499
Posted By onji
Was bombing it down some bullet-proof hardpack,...

Was bombing it down some bullet-proof hardpack, and caught and edge. Did a couple of back flips, and I may have blacked out for a second or two, but I can't remember. A total beginner mistake, but I...
Forum: Fashion   02-10-2012, 03:58 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,002
Posted By onji
:thumbsup:I've got a pair of insulated Oakley...

:thumbsup:I've got a pair of insulated Oakley pants. They're pretty warm in weather as low as -15C, and they shed heat well considering how warm they are. Waterproofing is great for general riding,...
Forum: Slam Section   02-03-2012, 05:48 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,460
Posted By onji
Dude, sorry to hear that you needed ACL and MCL...

Dude, sorry to hear that you needed ACL and MCL replacement... So it is possible to get back into the sport after that kind of injury? I've been taking it pretty easy as I'd hate to have that happen....
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