Powder Love Hakuba Ski/Snowboarding Trip

2017 March 4-5 (Saturday-Sunday)

Hakuba, Nagano

Powda inna day! Louda inna night!

This Trip Features;

  • Ski/snowboarding at and Happo and Hakuba Cortina
  • Two (2) days in the mountains
  • Free beginners ski/snowboarding lessons
  • 3,000yen discount for beginners (No lift pass provided)
  • 7:45pm Friday (Mar 3) departure to make the most out of your weekend
  • Powder Love Music Event; good music, great bands and DJ's

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 3)

  • Meet in Shinjuku at 7:30pm
  • 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 0:15am
  • Check-in at the hotel
  • Take a quick hot shower/bath
  • Go straight to sleep (or have a drink or 2 at the lobby)

Saturday (Mar 4)

  • Breakfast at 7:30am
  • Get the gear on
  • Ski/snowboarding at Happo (8:30am-5pm)
  • Take a hot shower/bath
  • Relax/have some drinks
  • Dinner at 6pm
  • Powder Love Music Festival from 7:30pm until you drop

Sunday (Mar 5)

  • Breakfast at 7:30am
  • Get the gear on
  • Ski/snowboarding at Hakuba Cortina (8:30am-3pm) *Optional
  • Relax in the spa/onsen
  • 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)
  • One (1) day lift pass for Happo
  • 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 Hakuba Cortina (4,500yen) *Includes private bus transportation, 1,000yen lunch voucher and free entrance to Cortina Spa
  • 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)
  • Gloves rental (500yen for 2 days)
  • Goggles rental (500yen for 2 days)
  • Ski/Snowboard boots JPN size 28.5cm and above (3,000yen for 2 days)
  • Twin 'bed' room for 2 persons (3,000yen/person for 2 nights)
  • Triple 'bed' for 3 persons (2,000yen/person for 2 nights)
  • Powder Love Music Festival entry (2,000yen/person)

Discounts;

  • First-timer/beginners (3,000yen) *No lift pass provided
  • Birthday on Mar 3-5 (3,000yen)
  • Early-bird (1,000yen) *Pay before 3pm on Feb 4
  • 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 valid after group discount
Price: 27,900Yen
Space left: 47 out of 50

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.
  • The hotel we're staying is a nice and clean Japanese style hotel with tatami rooms with toilet in each room.
  • 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 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 4) 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 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 Sunday (Mar 5), 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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