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Today's Sidecountry Tour

2014.01.03

The day started with a briefing with customers. Checking how is the weather forecast, places where to go, and get all the information available about the gates.

After that, we decided to start the day at Miharashi, the snow is real good (about 20cm of fresh powder), and being one of the first ones on the Gondola line, fresh tracks are guaranteed. We did 2 amazing runs at Miharashi, taking the group to some of my favorites spots in the Miharashi area, it was still early in the morning so there wasn't many tracks.

Once Miharashi was done,we decided to go to swinging monkey. Royce and tetsu, two of the secrets that a big resort as Hirafu keeps. Good snow, wide open forest, and no many tracks were still there. And it was only 10 in the morning!!!

In our way back to the Gondola, we saw a run in miharasi almost untouched, so we decided to go there. Miharashi is such a big area, than even a 10:30 in the morning, it keeps fresh runs to do.

After explore a big area of Hirafu side country, we checked the status of the gates. Annupuri gates number 1 and number 7 are opened!!!!!! So we traverse all the way from the Ace #4 to Annupuri and got to L-Ji gate. After a short traverse trough the trees (some more snow will be amazing), we get to the OSawa bowl. Avoiding the dangerous areas in the bowl (avalanche risk was still high), we ski down one of the big ridges. Snow was still good but was starting to be bumpy (powder junkies wake up very early!!), but it was still knee deep at some points. We still had time for one more run, so we decided to try one more of the gates. Ee sawa gate (G#7). Two mellow galleys that end in a very nice wide open forest.

After all the energies needed to made 7 of the best powder side country runs in the whole mountain, this is the perfect run to finish another awesome japow day!

And the best of all...is still snowing in Hirafu, so tomorrow will be another japow day!!!!

Kids lesson

2013.12.20

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We just started Kid's Garden today!

Good weather, Good location, and Good SLOPE!

You should try our awesome field!!!

We already groomed for tomorrow. We are ready!!!!!!!!!!!

Snow condition

2013.12.19

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We are preparing our NAC CAT PRIVATE RESORT everyday. We need more snow and it takes a couple days to run our CAT TOURS.

Snow conditions for skiing is nice!

But still need time to go back to pick up point with ease on some courses.

After getting powder snow once or twice more, you can have POWDER SKIING WITHOUT SCRAMBLE.

That will come soon!

Training for Kids

2013.12.11

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Yesterday night was heavy storm but today the sun came out.

Recently we still don`t have heavy snow. Even so, we have snow on the most part of ground.

We had a training for Kids ski lesson, how we can enjoy and keep high motivation instructing by Kids director Mille. And today we arrange a new Kids ski ground for Kid`s garden.

For Kids! Kids Garden

2013.11.28

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NAC kid's Garden will open this winter! Our instructors will make sure your kids ( ages 3-14) have a great time on the slopes. With our private learning area and Indoor play centre NAC is the perfect place for your kids this winter.

3-6 year old kids

Time 1day 2days 3days 4days 5days after 6days
Half day 10am-12:30pm ¥10,000 ¥19,000 ¥27,000 ¥34,000 ¥40,000 ¥6,000/day
All day 10am-3:30pm ¥14,000 ¥27,000 ¥38,000 ¥48,000 ¥57,000 ¥8,000/day

7-14 year old kids

Time 1day 2days 3days 4days 5days after 6days
Half day 10am-12:30pm ¥8,000 ¥15,000 ¥21,000 ¥26,400 ¥31,500 ¥5,000/day
All day 10am-3:30pm ¥12,000 ¥23,000 ¥33,000 ¥41,000 ¥48,000 ¥7,000/day

Early Risers (pre-lesson only)

Time 1day 2days 3days 4days 5days after 6days
8am-10:00am ¥5,000 ¥10,000 ¥15,000 ¥20,000 ¥25,000 ¥5,000/day