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Adventure in Hokkaido: Niseko Ski Tour Feb 2007

Date: February 16-18, 2007

More photos at Ron's: Niseko 2007


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Japan's Regional air carrier, SkyMark Airlines, getting ready to shuttle off to Hokkaido.


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Ron tackles the easy cool stuff. Group is in pursuit.


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Some of our group in action - pursuit of Ron


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Ready for skiing action - posers on the slopes.


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Hokkaido weather - a bit cloudy today. But Great Niseko skiing on the upper slopes.


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More Niseko weather. 2007 was less snow than normal - but still good quality.


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Nabe is best shared. Hokkaido's seafood nabe specialty.


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Our Group - what a team - after a hot Onsen bath.


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Celebrating the day's accomplishments in the great outdoors - with Kirin beer. Kanpai!


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Healthy dinner after skiing adventures.


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Team photo -- skiers tackling Niseko. Oh yeah, and 2 snowboarders.


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Mt. Yotei near Niseko. Yes, it's a volcano.


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Leo here - just kicking back. Ski slopes were soft so comfortable resting. The Niseko snow is excellent quality.


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Leo again - ready to dive into action on Niseko's Hanazono course.


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Just a shot of the Welcome Center. Helpful for Niseko guests. They organize your bus coming and goings.


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Wow -- cool. Let's do it again. (Winter skiing in Niseko)


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Good sunshine means good visibility. February weather was a good mix of new snow, cold, but occasional sunshine so we could warm up a bit.