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Just back from two fantastic weeks of travelling and skiing on Hokkaido, Japan. A perfect way to start the season, get the legs started and motivating for a long ski touring season in The Lyngen alps. As a group of 5 we made a loop starting out of Furano and finishing with two day of skiing in Niseko, skiing for 9 days in total and 6 different resorts. All the resorts and places we visited unique in it´s own way and I can´t wait to get on my next flight, back to Hokkaido. With a packed guide season in The Lyngen alps coming up it looks like next trip to Hokkaido will be in January 2016, definitely worth waiting for…

Thanks to Vidar, Johan, Pelle and Håkan for good spirits all the way and a once in lifetime experience!

(Read full story and watch the clips from the trip on altabloggen.wordpress.com)

Per Jansson skies the tramline in Asahidake. We had a great day with views of the volcano and endless powder skiing. Photo: Jimmy Halvardsson

Per Jansson skies the tramline in Asahidake. We had a great day with views of the volcano and endless powder skiing. Photo: Jimmy Halvardsson

First day in Niseko and many lifts where closed du to heavy winds and snowfall. Vidar Kolstad having an early morning coffee in Moiwa and resting legs after 7 days of powder skiing Photo: Jimmy Halvardsson.

The food we had in Japan was just out of this world. Joking about being on a gourmet trip as much as a ski trip at times. Best meat and sushi on the planet? Photo: Jimmy Halvardsson

Johan Fahlgren having a lunch in the always open all you can eat powder buffet of Hokkaido. Photo: Jimmy Halvardsson

Dream landscape in Kamui Japan. Skier: Per Jansson Photo: Jimmy Halvardsson

Håkan feeling at home in the woods. Photo: Jimmy Halvardsson

Myself in the lobby the last morning in Niseko. Lifts closed the day before and we got our longest continuous powder runs of the trip on the last day as the whole resort opened up in great weather. I used my Dynafit Huascarans for the whole trip and they where great! Photo: Per Jansson.