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Hakuba Long Weekend Ski/Snowboarding Trip

  • January 6 · 7:45 PM

Hakuba Long Weekend Ski/Snowboarding Trip

2016 January 7-9 (Saturday-Monday) Hakuba, Nagano

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Three day weekend! Three days of snow fun at three world and Olympic class snow resorts!

This Trip Features;

  Ski/snowboarding at three (3) world and Olympic class resorts;Hakubagoryu & 47, Hakuba Cortina and Happo

  Three (3) full days in the mountains

  Free beginners lessons from Certified Instructors

  Intermediate and advanced lessons available upon request (4,000yen/hour)

  5,000yen discount if you're taking our FREE beginners lessons (No lift pass provided)

  7:45pm Friday (Jan 6) departure to make the most out of your long weekend

  Nice and clean hotel just for our group

  Animal costume party at Bar Cross

  DJ event and live music at Mominoki Apres Ski Bar (exact date TBC)

Can't wait to explore and ride the great Hakuba Alps with you!

Trip Itinerary

Friday (Jan 6)

  Meet in Shinjuku at 7:45pm

  Get on the bus

  Have some drinks, chat with other members and get excited

  Short stops for food/snacks on the way

  Arrive in Hakuba around 0:30am

  Check-in at the hotel

  Go straight to sleep (or have some drinks at the lobby)

Saturday (Jan 7)

  Breakfast at 7:30am

  Get the gear on

  Ski/snowboarding at Hakubagoryu & 47 (8:30am-5pm)

  Take a hot shower/bath

  Relax/have some drinks

  Dinner at 6pm

  Animal costume party at Bar Cross

Sunday (Jan 8)

  Breakfast at 7:30am

  Get the gear on

  Ski/snowboarding at Hakuba Cortina (8:30am-5pm)

  Take a hot shower/bath

  Relax/have some drinks

  Dinner at 6pm

  Animal costume party at Bar Cross

Monday (Jan 9) *National Holiday

  Breakfast at 7:30am

  Get the gear on

  Ski/snowboarding at Happo (8:30am-3pm)

  Take a hot shower/bath

  Change clothes/get ready

  Get on the bus at 4pm

  Short stops for food/snacks on the way

  Arrive back in Shinjuku around 8:45pm

Price includes;

  Private bus transportation (Shinjuku-Hakuba-Shinjuku)

  Private bus transportation (Hotel-Hakuba Cortina-Hotel)

  One (1) day lift pass for Hakuba Cortina

  One (1) day lift pass for Hakubagoryu & 47

  Three (3) nights accommodation

  Breakfast for Saturday, Sunday and Monday

  Dinner for Saturday and Sunday

  Travel insurance

  8% consumption tax

  Chance to meet a lot of snow loving folks and make new friends

Extras (Pay on the day);

  Monday lift pass for Happo (4,200yen) *Discounted rate

  Hakuba Cortina lunch and spa discount voucher (1,000yen) *Worth 2,000yen if you buy separately

  Skis/poles/boots set rental (2,000yen/day)

  Snowboard/boots set rental (2,000yen/day)

  Ski jacket and pants set rental (1,500yen/day)

  Gloves rental (500yen/day)

  Goggles rental (500yen/day)

  Helmet rental (2,000yen for 3 days)

  Twin 'bed' room for 2 persons (4,500yen/person for 3 nights)

  Triple 'bed' for 3 persons (3,000yen/person for 3 nights)

  Intermediate or advanced ski/snowboarding lessons (4,000yen/hour)


  First-timer/beginners (5,000yen) *No lift pass provided

  Birthday on Jan 6-9 (3,000yen)

  Early-bird (1,000yen) *Pay before 3pm on Dec 7

  Group of 4 or more (1,000yen/person) *Group leader required

  Regular member (1,000yen) *Joined a TG outdoor trip more than 5 times and not applicable after group discount

Price: 38,900Yen


Important Notes

Reservation required

•   Itinerary may vary due to the weather, traffic conditions, and other unavoidable circumstances.

•   Ski/snowboarding off-piste is strictly prohibited.

•   You MUST have your own insurance (health, social, company, etc.) to be able join.

•   The hotel we're staying is a nice and clean Japanese style hotel with tatami rooms with toilet in each room. There are also three 'twin bed' rooms available on a first-come/first-served basis.

•   Twin 'bed' rooms for 2 persons and a Tripe 'bed' room available for an extra fee on a first-come/first-served basis (limited rooms).

•   Rooms will be allocated to your preference.

•   Minimum of 4 and maximum of 5 persons for shared rooms.

•   Male/Female only rooms are available.

•   Group of friends can have their own room.

•   Restaurants and shops in the ski resorts don't accept credit cards so please bring enough cash.

•   Lunch not provided but available at the ski resort.

•   There will be a 3,000yen fee for ski/snowboard boots JPN size 28.5 and above.

•   Free ski/snowboarding lesson is on Saturday (Jan 7) from 9:30am until 12pm.

•   Lift pass will not be provided if you avail the beginners discount.

•   You don't need a lift pass to join our free ski/snowboarding lessons. However, if you're a fast learner and would want to ride the chairlifts, you can buy a "ride ticket" which costs around[masked]yen per ride. On average, beginners only take the chairlifts 4-5 times the entire weekend. Some beginners, not at all!

•   We will try to accommodate all dietary requirements. However, we are unable to guarantee the hotel/lodge can cater for every meal.

•   Soap, shampoo and rinse are provided in the bath (ofuro).

•   Towels and toothbrush are provided.

•   You can send your gear by delivery service (takkyubin) to the hotel. Address will be provided upon request.

•   You must check out of your room before 10am on Monday (Jan 9), and put your belongings in the luggage room before going ski/snowboarding.

•   Final details will be sent to the participants by email two days before the event.

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