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Just thought I would start a thread to keep all my photos and others together and for crew to have a yak if they like.

I got a great present for xmas day. Some nice fresh snow. It was my best xmas ever.

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Snowing on xmas day.

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Kitanomine in the afternoon.

There has been more snow already this year than there was all last season.

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This dude decided to ride home.

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Good stuff kokodoko, keen to see more of Furano and surroundings.
I don't have a real 'visual' of it going on yet.
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Totally envious Kokodoko.......We are still getting blown out from Asahikawa to out here on the coast. Dumping big time right now but still windy as all hell.
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It's looking good KD! :thumbsup:

Btw, have the lifts changed at all at the bottom of Kitanomine? I heard rumours last season that the bottom quad was going to be moved and the old, single was going to be taken away all together??
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Less than 3 weeks till I get to see Furano for my self, can't wait!

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Muika, i am trying to get some outlay shots. maybe some today might be ok. but very low vis.

Chriselle. i always hear how windy asahikawa gets. does kamui get windy lots, too?

Mick, nothing has changed. same same.

arfur, see ya when ya get here , bro. sweet as. ;)

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KD....I made it to Kamui today. It was still a bit breezy at the top but snowed heavy all day and only a handful of people on the hill......PLENTY of deep powder. Had a blast but for the first time out I kinda overdid it....legs are quivering sticks-o-goo. :sj-lol: Asahikawa doesn't get all that windy. Certainly not like out here on the sea of Japan coast.
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A couple boys left here headed your way KD with Black Diamond tours. Really was wishing I was on that trip too and hope they score it but I guess one can't be greedy. Still two days to go here, with Wednesday looking good but next year there is definitely a trip to Furano so please keep posting pics etc everyone!
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No rush kokodoko, you're there for like.... all winter.... or something aren't you? ;)

I like 'seeing' what the surrounding bits are like too.

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Nice-looking snow there.

I second Muika's request for surrounding-area shots, too.

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Yeah KD, stop playing around in the snow and take some decent pics! ;)
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Well, I'm pretty sure I said this.

View Postmuikabochi, on 26 December 2011 - 04:58 PM, said:

No rush kokodoko, you're there for like.... all winter.... or something aren't you? ;)


Oh yes, look, I did!

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I posted a rough as guts video. try this.

Furano Ski Boxing Day

Today's photos, Boxing Day.

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Top of Ropeway looking towards Dai-san lifto.

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Top of Ropeway looking towards top of dai-ni lift.

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Looking down the link run.

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Looking up the link run

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Why was the top of the ropeway fenced off? :wakaranai:
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mick, i have no idea. (reiterating your shrug)

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Thanks for the updates kokodoko, enjoying them.
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No worries, tokyo. :)

Here are some photos from today.

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Telemarker on the Ohiroma course.

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Snowboarder under the link chair

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Some elegant telemark skiing on the technical course.

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Telemark skiing on the technical course.

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Same guy

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Skiing the Technical course. Skiers left of Dai-san lift.

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Furano town from the top of the gondola

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Keep 'em coming KD! :thumbsup:
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View PostMick Rich, on 26 December 2011 - 09:28 PM, said:

Why was the top of the ropeway fenced off? :wakaranai:


Because it's Furano, they rope off everything. Went last year and it's great to see more snow this year. Second time at Furano and last the side trips were a blast though.

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I'm hearing that ski patrol are a bit more mellow this season with people ducking ropes? Any truth in that?







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