Here is our neighbor snowboard bronze medalist, Sochi Olympics, living in Maruyama Ishiuchi with their own Lodge.
Her name is ONOZUKA AYANA. We had the chance to meet her in her house and took some pictures, she let me wear her Bronze medal...
Sunday, February 23, 2014
View out the back of our lodge...
Sunday, February 16, 2014
It's the HEAVIEST snow fall in this area for 25 years, lots of powder, the snowmobile is lost and needs digging out, all downstairs area is blocked, access to lodge only by kitchen door, nearly two meters of fresh powder snow between lodge and ski run.
Have I enticed you enough to come now?
I took some photos of the BALENA Restaurant...a beautiful place to eat near the top of the mountain.
BALENA Restaurant, good food!
BALENA Restaurant main entrance
BALENA Restaurant main seating area!
BALENA Restaurant Whats Up offers!
BALENA Restaurant seating area!
BALENA Restaurant Food Posters
BALENA Restaurant Menu Offers
BALENA Restaurant Chief Chef & Owner, Mr Yukio Yoshikawa
Monday, December 23, 2013
Just to let you know, its been SNOWING HEAVILY as expected right on time since last Friday.
I also took a nice photo of the view at night from the balcony:
Sunday, August 11, 2013
Buy 20 nights now for a total of JPY 50000
That's only JPY 2500 per night!
Offer valid only until 30 SEP 2013.
Make a DIRECT BANK PAYMENT BEFORE 30 SEP 2013 soon to take advantage of this SPECIAL LOW PRICE.
Send payment to DAISHI BANK, YUZAWA BRANCH, Niigata- ken, Account # 459 1238492 in name of PETER BRUNNER Bank Tel: 025-785-5511
You may transfer your 20 nights to anyone you wish and use them at any time during the winter season!
Give them to your friends, relatives, employees, children or use them yourself!
Welcome to STI SKI LODGE located in the famous ski area of ISHIUCHI, Niigata- ken, JAPAN
PRICES for 2013-2014 season are: 20 DEC 2013 - until season close JPY 3900 per person per night INCLUDING TAX, NO MEALS!
MINIMUM STAY IS 2 NIGHTS ANYTIME! Full kitchen facilities are available if guests wish to cook their own meals, don't forget to also bring your own food ingredients! We provide dishes, cutlery, pots, pans, salt, pepper, sugar, tea and coffee.
We offer rooms for FOUR persons each with shared bathrooms, no private facilities!
Central heating, VIEWS, LARGE lounge and cash bar! Self service only, make your own beds, cook your own food, wash your own dishes, take your garbage back with you when you leave!
Access in winter to LODGE is by SKI LIFT, SKIING IN or WALKING only!
Advantage is that you can ski DOWN to the ski lifts on your way to the slopes and the 32 ski lifts in the area!
We need you to tell us by E-MAIL that you are coming so we can get ready for your arrival!
For reservations please contact us by E-MAIL only:
Please visit our blog to see the incredible area!
Actual reservations are required to make sure your nights are available, please E-MAIL us for the dates you want to stay with us.
FREE WI-FI available for your use.
Regards Peter \-:)
Regards Peter Brunner
SPECIALTY TOURS - INTERNATIONAL (JAPAN) K.K. 1017-2 Ishiuchi, Minami-Uonuma-shi, Niigata-ken JAPAN 949-6372
I had a fantastic trip to Japan in Feb this year and Dad and I skiied every day in (mostly) sunny conditions.
The lovely weather meant the snow got a bit soft by the time I left...the worst part of it was, after I left it dumped for days!
Ah well here's Dad doing a face plant on the summit:
The locals like to dress up for any occasion (I think I saw Pikachu there too...).