Powder Love Hakuba Ski/Snowboarding Trip

2016 March 5-6 (Saturday-Sunday)

Hakuba, Nagano

Powda inna day! Louda inna night!

This Trip Features;

  • Ski/snowboarding at Hakuba Cortina and Hakubagoryu & 47
  • Two (2) full days in the mountains
  • Western style rooms with bed and toilet (limited no. of rooms available)
  • Free beginners lessons from Certified Instructors
  • 2,000yen discount if you're taking our FREE beginners lessons (No lift pass provided)
  • 7:45pm Friday (Mar 4) departure to make the most out of your weekend
  • Powder Love Music Festival; good music, great bands

Let's ride the amazing powder of Hakuba Alps during the day and enjoy the great music at Powder Love at night!

Trip Itinerary

Powder Love Party

Friday (Mar 4)

  • 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
  • Take a quick hot shower/bath
  • Sleep (or have drinks at the lobby)

Saturday (Mar 5)

  • 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
  • Powder Love Music Festival

Sunday (Mar 6)

  • Breakfast at 7:30am
  • Get the gear on
  • Ski/snowboarding at Hakubagoryu & 47 (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

Trip Inclusion - Extras - Discounts

Fun in the snow

Price includes;

  • Private bus transportation (Shinjuku-Hakuba-Shinjuku)
  • Private bus transportation (Hotel-Hakuba Cortina-Hotel)
  • Saturday lift pass for Hakuba Cortina
  • Two (2) nights accommodation
  • Breakfast for Saturday and Sunday
  • Dinner for Saturday
  • Travel insurance
  • 8% consumption tax
  • Chance to meet a lot of snow loving folks and make new friends

Extras(Pay on the day);

  • Sunday lift pass for Hakubagoryu & 47 (4,000yen)
  • Hakuba Cortina lunch and spa discount voucher (1,000yen) *Worth 2,000yen if you buy separately
  • Skis/poles/boots set rental (3,000yen for 2 days)
  • Snowboard/boots set rental (3,000yen for 2 days)
  • Ski jacket/pants/gloves set rental (3,000yen for 2 days)
  • Goggles rental (500yen for 2 days)
  • Ski/Snowboard boots JPN size 28.5cm and above (3,000yen for 2 days)
  • Private room for 2 persons (3,000yen/person for 2 nights)
  • Powder Love Music Festival entry (2,000yen/person)

Discounts;

  • First-timer/beginners (2,000yen) *No lift pass provided
  • Birthday on Mar 4-6 (3,000yen)
  • Group of 4 or more (1,000yen/person) *Group leader required
  • Early-bird (1,000yen) *Pay before 3pm on Feb 5
  • Regular member (1,000yen) *Joined a TG outdoor trip more than 5 times **Doesn't apply if you avail the group discount
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Important Notes

  • 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.
  • Rooms will be allocated to your preference.
  • Minimum of 4 and maximum of 5 persons per room.
  • Male/Female only rooms are available.
  • Group of friends can have their own room.
  • Private room for 2 persons available for an extra fee on a first-come/first-served basis (limited rooms).
  • 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 (Mar 5) from 9:30am until 12:30pm.
  • 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 300-350yen 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 available for rent at the lodge for 200yen.
  • 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 (Mar 6), 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.

What to wear/bring

  • Skis/poles/boots
  • Snowboard/boots
  • Ski jacket/pants/gloves
  • Ski goggles
  • Winter/warm clothes
  • Beanie/hat
  • Winter gloves
  • Comfortable shoes/socks
  • Towels
  • Sunglasses
  • Sunscreen
  • Toothbrush/toothpaste
  • Lip balm
  • Eye masks
  • Ear plugs
  • Cellphone
  • Music player
  • Book (to read on the bus
  • Camera
  • Cash

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