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Annupuri Peak Hut
Hokkaido

Hanging out on a cold February afternoon on the peak of Annupuri.

Randomly met this group up there and asked them to strike a pose for me.

Lots of options from here to ski/board from here but remember not to ski alone and make sure you have the right gear and you know what you are doing if you ride outside of the resorts.

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Tags: niseko; annupuri; winter; hokkaido; japan; outdoors; skiresort
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