Hibiki’s Internship Blog – Day 13

・Canoe Training Day One Hi, my name is Hibiki and I’m doing an internship at Evergreen Outdoor Center in Hakuba. On June 23rd, we had the canoe training, and it was the first day of the training. James, the Evergreen’s general manager and a guide, was the trainer. First of all, James taught us the difference between canoes and kayaks. …

Hibiki’s Internship Blog – Day 12

・MTB Training Hi, my name is Hibiki and I’m doing an internship at Evergreen Outdoor Center in Hakuba. On June 19th and 20th, we had Mountain Bike (MTB) guide training. On the first day of the training, we learned the characteristics and basic skills of mountain biking and practiced how to explain and demonstrate these skills to guests. One of …

Hibiki’s Internship Blog – Day11

・Tree Climbing Hi, my name is Hibiki and I’m doing an internship at Evergreen Outdoor Center in Hakuba. On June 17th and 18th, Evergreen ran some tree climbing at the Hakuba Craft Beer Festival.             Tree climbing originated in the US, and tree climbing uses a rope, a harness, carabiner, a foot loop, and break’s …

Hibiki’s Internship Blog – Day 10

・Kayak Training Day 3 Hi, my name is Hibiki and I’m doing an internship at Evergreen Outdoor Center in Hakuba. On June 14th, I participated in the kayaking training with other new staff, and it was the last day of the training. We practiced three fundamental strokes, towing other kayaks and T-Rescues. As we have built confidence in a kayak, …

Hibiki’s Internship Blog – Day 9

・Kayak Training Day 2 Hi, my name is Hibiki and I’m doing an internship at Evergreen Outdoor Center in Hakuba. On June 13th, we had kayak training again, and it was the second day of the training. On the second day, we learned how to tow one kayak or two kayaks and how to rescue a capsized kayak. When a …

Hibiki’s Internship Blog – Day 8

・Kayak Training Day One Hi, my name is Hibiki and I’m doing an internship at Evergreen Outdoor Center in Hakuba. On June 12th, all the Evergreen’s trainees had kayak training, and they have to go through three days of the Evergreen’s kayak training to become a junior kayaking guide. On the first day of the training, we learned basic skills …

Hibiki’s Internship Blog – Day 7

・Dave Enright will appear on television. Hi, my name is Hibiki and I’m doing an internship at Evergreen Outdoor Center in Hakuba. As mentioned in the title, Dave Enright, the owner of Evergreen Outdoor Center, will appear on BS-TBS at 8 p.m. on June 21st! I accompany TV shooting with Dave and camera crews today. I went to Happo Ridge …

Hibiki’s Internship Blog – Day 6

・Canoeing and Kayaking Tours for the Fifth Grade Kids Hi, my name is Hibiki and I’m doing an internship at Evergreen Outdoor Center in Hakuba. On June 7th, the fifth-graders in Aizome Elementary School came to Lake Aokiko to participate in the canoeing and kayaking tours. We had 4 guides, Koji, Lisa, Natsuki, and Yinfu, and I canoed with Koji …

Hibiki’s Internship Blog – Day 5

・Preparation for Lake Tours at Lake Aoki Hi, my name is Hibiki and I’m doing an internship at Evergreen Outdoor Center in Hakuba. Today, I prepared for the kayak and canoe tours with the Evergreen’s lake tour guides at Lake Aoki. The main purpose for the day was to clean up the break point and fix the stairs at the …

Hibiki’s Internship Blog – Day 4

・Preparation for Canyoning Hello. My name is Hibiki Itagaki, and I’m working in Evergreen Outdoor Center as an intern. Today, I worked with Jaja to prepare for the canyoning tours. The purpose of the preparation was to move the wetsuits and canyoning shoes from the storage to the tour office, to sort them out by sizes, and find and replace …