Chris got to ski yesterday. He went to to Mount Racey (Yubari), about 1:30h away from Chitose. It was snowing the whole day, during the bus ride and on the mountain.
NB: these photos were enhanced so you can see something else besides the snow!
There were a few inches of fresh power and a few glades had over a foot of unskiied powder!
Chris was also interviewed by a local TV reporter about coming to Mt. Racey.
The people were very helpful all day helping Chris navigate the shuttle bus system, the rental process, etc. despite him not speaking any Japanese. As a foreigner we really appreciate their hospitality welcoming us to their country.