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About Mike Humphrey

Mike lives in Hakuba, Japan where in the winter you will find him out skiing or snowboarding, and in the summer hiking the local mountain peaks. He is a level 3 ski instructor and race coach and avid hiker. Read more of Mike’s articles at mykhumphrey.com
Latest Posts | By Mike Humphrey
Guide to Hakuba backcountry skiing: where are the best spots?
2 years ago

Guide to Hakuba backcountry skiing: where are the best spots?

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Hakuba’s picturesque mountain peaks are a vast backcountry powder skiing playground that any powderhound would be happy to explore. The towering Japanese Alps get some of the deepest, fluffiest powder …
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The best skis for a Japan ski trip: advice from a Hakuba ski instructor
2 years ago

The best skis for a Japan ski trip: advice from a Hakuba ski instructor

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Is there a perfect one-ski quiver for Japan? Hakuba ski instructor Mike Humphrey gives us his best picks.
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Where to hike in Hakuba: top 5 hikes
2 years ago

Where to hike in Hakuba: top 5 hikes

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Long known as one of Asia’s top winter playgrounds, Hakuba is more than just a ski destination. As the snow melts and spring arrives, when even the mogul skiers have …
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