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Maiko Snow Resort (Minamiuonuma, Niigata) - 23rd December 2013

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First day of my season and over to a local favourite, Maiko Snow Resort.

It has been a mostly very grey day in the area, hardly any colour to play with, but it was the first day so I wasn't too fussy.

Snow was fairly decent, not great, and while cover was actually pretty much 100% you can tell it's not mid season deep - lots of things popping up on the side of the runs.

Had a fun few hours though. :friend:

But just so you can see what Maiko looks like early in the season:

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cheers Muika
Love the vertical trees

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They're good aren't they, I like them too. :thumbsup:

I very probably took very similar last year, but hey! :friend:

I do hope we get lots of nice clear weather this season though. As much fun as I had, come back and somehow disappointing not to have lots the lovely contrasty pics I like so much.

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:thumbsup:
Let's ing

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Nice Pics !!
Love your photo # 6 --- All grey & white but with the one patch of colour being blue sky above the central mountain peak.

Great stuff, more please !!

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i like the texture of the trees photos

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Looks a beautiful place.

Very different from up here on Hokkaido.

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It is very pretty.

Here's lots more of Maiko, most of them by muika!

http://www.snowjapan...iko-snow-resort
Pies.

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Great pics Mukia! I especially like the mountain pic with the one cable car in the corner! It is kind of like a scene you would see in a movie, very cool!
Snow glorious snow! I have snow time to waste I'm off to play in the snow!

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Arigatou, I'm liking 'things in the corner' pics at the moment, it might well be a テーマ

;)

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Some nice cloud layers, too.

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Nice pics.
What's the skijo in the background of that first photo?

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Cheers Muika.
Really appreciate the views and pics of ski jo's other than the ones l frequent. I will explore them one day but for now the pics and reports will have to do. Thinking out loud here (thanks for link / reminder -pies) as I must have a look at your gallery tho - keep thinking that but it too will happen. Looking forward to more and hope you can squeeze in some action shots on the deep days. Also feeling a tad envious seeing a lot more people having fun in the snow. Enjoy.

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Oh. Where the tree branches stop - is that where the snow gets to?

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lovely. sure beats hanging in a work cube shuffling email!
Niskeo Free Zone

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Ta. The snow covers all those branches I reckon. If we are talking about the same branches.

peterson, that's Yuzawa Nakazato you can see there.

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Less colour, but fine photos all the same!
Not a jelly belly

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Greyness brings a dose of moodiness.

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Yes it does.

And usually doesn't help my mood. ;)







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