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NSA Backcountry
北海道

Spring in the shiribeshi highlands - an amazing spot overlooking Mt. Yotei and the famous Niseko Area.

Was an interesting but dangerous time to be in the back country as there are a lot of bears in the area awaking from hibernation - good thing we were on snowmobiles.

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送信日: 16/11/2011
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Tags: niseko; annupuri; yotei; yoichi hokkaido; japan; winter; hike
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