0 Likes

Hirafu above the single chairlift
Hokkaido

Above the Niseko Hirafu single chair lift. This spot sees alot of action through the season as it is the access point to hike the peak.When i first started coming to Hirafu in 2002 not many people hiked to the peak but nowdays it seems like the most people do - sometimes you can see a solid line of hikers along the ridge line all the way to the peak from lower down on the mountain.

Copyright: Glen Claydon
Type: Spherical
Resolution: 10648x5324
Subida: 15/12/2009
Actualizado: 18/09/2014
Número de vistas:

...


Tags: niseko; hirafu; hiking; peak; skiing; snowboard
comments powered by Disqus

Glen Claydon
Niseko Annupuri Hike - Mid way
Glen Claydon
Niseko Hirafu - Fujiwara
KeiHirano
Extremebonzai
Glen Claydon
Annupuri Peak Hut
Glen Claydon
On Top of Mt Annupuri Hut
Glen Claydon
Annupuri Peak 2 - Feb 28th 2010
Glen Claydon
Annupuri Peak Hut - Summer
Glen Claydon
Niseko Hirafu Between the King 4 and Ace 4 lifts
Glen Claydon
Top of the Hirafu Ace Pair Lift # 4 - Autumn
Glen Claydon
Between Annupuri and Niseko Village - Highside
Glen Claydon
Niseko Hirafu - Top of the King Hooded Triple Lift # 3
Glen Claydon
Annupuri Jumbo Pair Lift #4 - Bottom
Hersonissos Municipality in Crete
Agia Paraskevi Cave in Skotino Village - Gouves
Zoltan Duray
Horna Poton - Luky
Oliver Guest
130403 Hardanger Halne snow hole
Marcio Cabral
Cerrado Stellar I
Udo Lenkewicz
thrift store
Valentin durand
cascade Gairaut
MOETAZ ATTALLA
kyoto in autumn
bibouroku tabito
Scenery of the downtown "Gohuku-tyou"  Shizuoka-City
Matthew Normand
Night Sky Over Mockhorn Bay - Oyster, VA
ViReal Riprese Aeree
Bologna
Valentin durand
view from the "Mont Bastide"
Unkle Kennykoala
Sakura at Aoyama Cemetery / 桜 @ 青山霊園
Glen Claydon
Boracay Island Philippines
Glen Claydon
Niseko Hirafu King Bell
Glen Claydon
Niseko Hirafu - Waterfall Course
Glen Claydon
Niseko Hirafu World Cup Soccer Tournament
Glen Claydon
Niseko Shrine in the Forest
Glen Claydon
Niseko Village - Final Fling Course
Glen Claydon
Hanazono Half Pipe 2008 - Dropping in
Glen Claydon
Niseko Green Farm - Gettin' It Done
Glen Claydon
Niseko Hirafu Alpen groomed course - Spring 09'
Glen Claydon
Niseko Hirafu Spring Park # 2
Glen Claydon
The Barn in Niseko Hirafu 2010/11 Opening Party
Glen Claydon
Glimpse of Summer in Niseko Hirafu circa 2007
More About Japan

The eight islands of Japan sprang into existence through Divine Intervention.The first two gods who came into existence were Izanagi no Mikoto and Izanami no Mikoto, the Exalted Male and Exalted Female. It was their job to make the land for people to live on.They went to the bridge between heaven and earth and, using a jewel-encrusted halberd, Izanagi and Izanami churned up the sea into a frothy foam. As salty drips of water fell from the tip of the halberd the first island was formed. Its name was Onogoro.So far, so good. But when Izanagi and Izanami first met on their island, Izanami spoke to Isanagi without being spoken to first. Since she was the female, and this was improper, their first union created badly-formed offspring who were sent off into the sea in boats.The next time they met, Izanagi was sure to speak first, ensuring the proper rules were followed, and this time they produced eight children, which became the islands of Japan.I'm sure you did not fail to miss the significance of this myth for the establishment of Japanese formal society.At present, Japan is the financial capital of Asia. It has the second largest economy in the world and the largest metropolitan area (Tokyo.)Technically there are three thousand islands making up the Japanese archipelago. Izanagi and Izanami must have been busy little devils with their jewelled halberd...Japan's culture is highly technical and organized. Everything sparkles and swooshes on silent, miniaturized mechanisms.They're a world leader in robotics, and the Japanese have the longest life-expectancy on earth.Text by Steve Smith.