Royal Hotel Odate

1-2-26 Nakamichi, Odate, Akita Prefecture, Tohoku, 017-0045, Japan | Hotel
Prices starting from $47.00
 

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Late Fall Paddle of Lake Towada

A travel blog entry by lmkuehnl

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Had planned to hang-out at home this weekend and catch-up on some projects, but when an invite came from my Outdoor Recreation (ODR) Adventure Programs Director, Ron, to help him and our ODR Director, Mike, test some new dry-suits at Lake Towada, I jumped at the chance.......even if it required a dip in the lake to check for leaks!


We ...

Snow Road & Snowshoeing!

A travel blog entry by lmkuehnl

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... if I could get to the top of the second peak. The second peak was actually an easier climb.




On top of the second peak (Ido-dake) there is a small Shinto Shrine that was totally encased in ice and snow. They get so much wind across these peaks that there is actually very little snow on top or along the ...

Snowy Road Trip

A travel blog entry by lmkuehnl

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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 ...

Another Snowshoe Adventure

A travel blog entry by lmkuehnl

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... of seeing "Snow Monsters" on top of the mountain, we got a great workout climbing up the mountain from the parkinglot.

The weather was unseasonably warm making the snow really heavy and easy to pack down. As long as you weren't the one breaking trail, it was pretty easy going......except the uphill part.
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Pre-Christmas SnowShoeing Adventure

A travel blog entry by lmkuehnl

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... the sky, it warmed up very nicely. It was definitely a good day to have some smart layers on. As we hit a bit of uphill trail, all of us were unzipping, rolling up and replacing heavy gloves with lighter ones. Later the wind picked up a bit and then we unrolled and rezipped.





We had lunch at a small gazebo structure that was ...

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