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Getting Here from Tokyo

Getting Here from Tokyo

Due to the Sasago Tunnel accident on the Chuo-dou highway, the highway has been closed and traffic is being re-routed around the tunnel. We recommend that you take an alternate route to get to NORTHSTAR to save time and headache.  (more…)

2012 Banff in Norikura

2012 Banff in Norikura

The “Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour” will be showing again here in Norikrua this Fall. This year will feature the mountain bike film “From the Inside Out”. You might say “I’ve already seen that film” but watching a film outside with your friends in beautiful Norikura Kogen is totally different, it really is an amazing experience.
We are also offering a Banff Lodging Packages (¥8,800 for 1 night lodging with 2 meals and film festival ticket).
Activities will be, MTB tours for both beginners and experienced riders, Pilates Clinic buy a Paul Star Pirates instructor and Shower Climbing and Nordic Walking by ODSS.

Here is the contents of this years showing.

The film called “The Swiss Machine” below is crazy. This year is going to be good.

IMIC Training day 1

IMIC Training day 1

Today our bike guides headed to Hakuba to be part of the first ever crew of mountain bike guides to take the IMIC (International Mountain Bike Instructors Certification) in Japan. We spent the morning in the classroom with our instructor Shaums March learning some fundamental guiding skills and then headed out to work on them in the afternoon.

I the evening we had some homework that consisted of reading and then translating into Japanese 2 very long chapters of the manual. Fun stuff!

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CLAMP

CLAMP

今日はガッツリ快晴。オフだったので一番リフトで昨晩降ったパウダー(今度こそシーズン最後?)を頂きにいってきました。 (more…)

NORTHSTAR Original MIZU Bottle

NORTHSTAR Original MIZU Bottle

今日の乗鞍は雨の予報を覆し、何とか雪。助かりました。さて、ノーススターではライフスタイルにフィットして環境に配慮した商品を取り扱うべく頑張ってきましたが、今回 MIZU というステンレス製ウォーターボトルを取り扱うことになりました。これはBURTONライダーのJussi Oksanenが代表を務める会社で、北米のアクションスポーツ業界で認知度が上がっています。今までに無いこのデザインがかなりイケてると思います。とりあえずはノーススターオリジナルバージョンを2,800円で販売しています。早い者勝ちです!

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