JAPAN SKI, SNOWBOARD & OUTDOOR CLUB

Shiga Kogen Long Weekend

Shiga Kogen Long Weekend

2013 Jan 11 ~ 14 (Weekend) @ Shiga Kogen, Nagano

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This Trip Features:

* Three nights and three full days skiing / boarding
* Skiing/Boarding at Japans biggest ski resort area
* Free ski and snowboard lessons
* Visit to see the Snow Monkeys in the onsen
* Parties both nights - DJs, prizes & more!
* Onsen Hotel - 1min walk from the slopes

Our annual Jan 3 day weekend trip to celebrate the start of the peak Japan snow season. Shiga Kogen is by far Japans biggest ski resort area with over 20 interconnected ski resorts all accessible with the one lift pass. The high altitude means consistently great snow conditions and with over 80kms of courses and 70 lifts the resort is great for all levels of skiier/boarder. Shiga Kogen is also famous for the onsen bathing snow monkeys!


Useful Links:
Last Season's Shiga Kogen Trip - Photos
Shiga Kogen - Course Map
Shiga Kogen Ski Resort – Official Page
Shiga Kogen Snow Monkey – Official Page

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THE PLAN

2013 Jan 11 (Friday)

19:30 Meet in Shinjuku. Get on the bus. Depart Shinjuku. Stop for a rest/snack break along the way. 00:00 Arrive in Shiga Kogen. Check into the Hotel. Sleep or late night Onsen.

2013 Jan 12 (Saturday)

07:00am Wake up! 07:30am ~ 08:30am Breakfast in the hotel restaurant 08:30am ~ 17:00pm Get out there early and Ski / Snowboard all day. 17:00pm ~ 18:30pm Soak in the hotel onsen. Relax with a cold drink 18:30pm ~ 20:00pm Dinner in the hotel restaurant 20:00pm ~ late Party Event: DJs, giveaways, dancing, good times!

2013 Jan 13 (Sunday)

07:00am Wake up (if you can...) 07:30am ~ 08:30am Breakfast in the hotel restaurant 08:30am ~ 17:00pm Skiing and Snowboarding all day! 17:00pm ~ 18:30pm Soak in the hotel onsen. Relax in your room or hotel lounge. 18:30pm ~ 20:00pm Dinner in the hotel restaurant 20:00pm ~ late Party Event: DJs, giveaways, dancing, good times!

2013 Jan 14 (Monday)

07:00am Wake up 07:30am ~ 08:30am Breakfast in the hotel restaurant 08:30am ~ 15:00pm Check out of the hotel.Skiing and Snowboarding all day - OR Snow Monkey 15:00~16:00 Soak in the hotel onsen. Relax with a cold drink 16:00 ~ 20:30 Bus back to Shinjuku.

PRICE INCLUDES:

Round trip private bus: Shinjuku ~ Shiga Kogen Three nights accommodation Hotel is 1min walk from the slopes and includes 100% natural onsen open 24hrs Two dinners (Sat, Sun) Three breakfasts (Sat, Sun, Mon) Two day all areas lift pass Free Snowboard and/or Ski lessons Entry to party events both nights. Free drink on entry to party both nights Snow Monkey and local beer/sake brewery tour on Monday Travel and ski insurance for the whole weekend
Total Cost : 34000 yen
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RENTALS:

Rental Skis, Poles, Boots Set (+1500yen per day)
Rental Snowboard, Bindings, Boots Set (+1500yen per day)
Rental Snow Jacket and Pants Set (+1500yen per day)
Rental Snow Goggles (+500yen per day)
Rental Snow Gloves (+500yen per day)

OPTIONS:

Free beginner ski and snowboard lessons (9:30am Saturday) Intermediate ski or snowboard lessons (from 3000yen - payable directly to the instructor on the day. Lessons scheduled during the bus trip) Lift pass for use on Monday (+4500yen) if not visiting the Snow Monkeys Limited private rooms available (+3000yen per person)
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Japan Snow Monkeys