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this long weekend myself and mrs Beaver decided to escape the city and head for the hills to enjoy some fresh air, peace and quiet and some beautiful autumn colours. While the trees aren't at their autumnal peak just yet, the colours on view are certainly impressive....... I had never been to Tomamu in any season before but I had heard good things about the snow, lack of crowds and liberal attitude to riding unpisted snow. I was a little surprised to see that the runs, whilst not particularly long, seemed to be fairly steep.....perhaps its just a trick of the eye looking at
Today we had a lovely walk up Iiji-san, the mountain that is basically in the central area of Yuzawa - the peak separating the Iwappara and Centleisure Maiko ski resorts in Yuzawa and Minamiuonuma respectively. The autumn colours were spectacular, even if we had actually missed the peak by a few days or a week or so. The first part of the walk is up the lower slopes of Iwappara, then you branch off and walk though lots of trees and some fairly steep parts, eventually coming out on the peak. Not a big area, but from there you can almost see 360 degrees all round you -- all of Yuzawa an
Went for a bit of a drive today. All the snow gone from Kagura now, but it is looking very pretty up there. I think it needs perhaps another week to be full on autumn colours, but a few snaps from today. Kagura Gondola Recognise this course? Cheeky monkey