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... base just before 8 a.m. with clear skies and a bit of a nip in the air. Driving towards the mountains you could see the first dusting of snow from earlier in the week.
Before we put the boats in, Ron took us up to the old road overlook so we could see where we would be paddling. I did a ODR Kayak trip last year so not only did I get to see where ...
... was REALLY whipping ...but I kept going! As you can see, I was properly attired ... no exposed skin! Luckily, the wind was at my back going up. Coming down it was a bit brisk as it found a few spots to sneak in around the goggles.
Once I made it to the top of the first peak, I decided to follow the ridge line ...
Woke-up to 6" of fresh snow and a beautiful sunny sky! So, after a little snow shoveling I headed out for the Towada Winter Festival.
......lesson #284 for living in Misawa......snow comes in "bands", so if it's been snowing and the sky is now sunny.....it will probably be snowing again :o)
The festival wasn't very ...
Headed up into the Hakkoda Mountains again - this time on a Outdoor Recreation trip. We were suppose to take this trip last Saturday, but a forecast of strong winds closed down the"Ropeway" (cable car). This weekend the forecast was for cloud, but calm weather, BUT the winds again cranked up ...
... have been a very easy solo trip. The guide is a American who came to Japan 25+ years ago. He has no connection to the military, but likes showing off Japan to the military who are stationed here. I don't think it's all out of the goodness of his heart - I think he gets kick-backs from the various resturants, onsens, stores, etc. that he takes people to.