As you most probably know, for a long time now Evergreen has been a leading provider of Backcountry & Off Piste Tours, Snowshoe & Cross Country Tours, and Avalanche Courses in and around Hakuba – as well as running and award-winning ski school and operating a wealth of other tours and training year round. We’ve been running all our Summer and …
Our Teton Gravity Research friend came to Hakuba and wrote this lovely article!! Check it out! http://www.tetongravity.com/blogs/The-Deepest-Trip-Of-Your-Life-Japan-5835459.htm
We found some really nice snow in the Hakuba backcountry today. Despite warm temperatures, on the shady sides we found fine faceted sugar powder with a little graupel mixed in and a topping of surface hoar. It was fast, with a thaw crust some 15 cm below, but stable and fun! On sunny aspects, we found smooth-turning spring slush that …
Evergreen’s Owner/Director Dave Enright took Jeremy Jones and crew out for a few days for some location-beta here in Hakuba for their film trailer, “Further” coming fall 2012.
Lucas Debari, Xavier de le Rue, Tero Repo, and Guido Perrini came for a visit to Hakuba and got some great footage. They were guided by Evergreen’s Backcountry team
Evergreen Guide Kaeriyama-san Mitsu finds good snow in the Hakuba backcountry today. This week’s thaw crust is continuing to facet and weaken; we were very careful to ride only smaller, low-consequence terrain today and to avoid wind-loaded areas. With care, there is excellent snow to be found. Comment & Photo by Bill Glude.
Small house in the Kita Otari hills, where it REALLY snows! Photos by Bill Glude
Apprentice guide Peter Schoen finds excellent snow in the woods while scouting conditions on one of our favorite backcountry runs today.
Snowshoe Tours are a great way to explore the environment around Hakuba, absorbing Japanese culture along the way. For more information and booking see our Snowshoe webpage here!! For reservation 0261-85-4420