After an up and down past few weeks (temperature wise) and a lack of fresh snow for a couple days, it was great to see a snow storm heading throughout Hokkaido the day before we headed to Kiroro!
The day before, there had been an avalanche and the road to Kiroro (Kenai-Toge...name of road and spelling could be a bit off?!) had been closed for around 7 hours. That road is pretty steep and has lots of hairpins and this morning
I went to Moiwa recently, on a Sunday when there had been 20cm's of snow and then again 2 days later when there had been 15cm's of snow. It was mind blowing! I went a few years ago for the first time and it was a windy, white-out kind of day, but I had fun accessing the tree lines and mellow runs from the back of the pair lift (lift B). But when I returned there recently and the weather
As I don't have a car I got the bus from Maruyama (return bus ticket, day lift pass - ¥4,800) and got there at around 9:30am. Today was a Sunday, so quite busy waiting for the gondola. It hadn't snowed for a few days so I had low expectations.....how wrong I was!! I'm not someone that likes to stay on the courses, especially not today because there were MANY people taking lessons blocking