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Shiga Kogen

Meet Jones, Shiga Kogen’s ski patrol dog
7 months ago

Meet Jones, Shiga Kogen’s ski patrol dog

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This four-legged ski patroller is a key member of the team in Yokoteyama, Shiga Kogen. Video courtesy of Mountainwatch.

Mike Douglas explores Japan in Salomon TV’s Fountain of Youth
1 year ago

Mike Douglas explores Japan in Salomon TV’s Fountain of Youth

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“Aging pro freeskier, Mike Douglas, travels to Japan in search of the secrets to perpetual youth and longevity. Between powder skiing sessions, he explores the Japanese diet, fitness, onsens and …
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Shiga Kogen
2 years ago

Shiga Kogen

Shiga Kogen announced itself as a world-class snowsports facility when it hosted both the slalom and grand slalom events at the 1998 Nagano Winter Olympics. The world’s best skiers and …
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Winter action from Shiga Kogen, Japan
2 years ago

Winter action from Shiga Kogen, Japan

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The Japanese ski season has only just come to a close, but the folks at Yamanouchi-Town Tourism have already got us thinking about the next one. Just released is their …
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Finding snow monkeys in Japan
2 years ago

Finding snow monkeys in Japan

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In the northern reaches of Nagano prefecture is one of Japan’s most popular winter destinations, the mountainous municipality of Yamanouchi. Yamanouchi is famous on three counts: skiing, onsens and snow …
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