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Myoko Mountain Lodge

1455–3 Ooaza Taguchi
Myoko-Shi, Niigata–ken
Japan 949–2106

Mt Atatara 1700m Trail Run

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We missed the official start by 10 minutes, so we could not register, but we decided to enter and see if we could catch up. We had climbed Mt Atatara together 29 years ago, so it was a very sentimental run for both of us.  We overnighted at the  Qkamura Bandai Resort and had a […]

New snow shed for the shuttle bus

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After 8 seasons of digging out the shuttle bus each morning, I  decided it was time to build a new snowproof shed for this coming winter, As I have to build it on my own, I have to get very creative with ladders and ropes to keep myself safe during the build. It’s coming on […]

Trail Running + BBQ August weekend


It was a fine, but very hot weekend, but it did not deter our band of committed runners to sweat it out on the trail and return to the lodge for a well-deserved BBQ and beer-tasting afternoon. This was our first one this season and we are planning to run another in October.

Bikelore Weekend Hakushu

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What  a weekend we had with Bikeloop  racing team at the Bikelore cycle event.. It was  held at the Verga Forest Campsite in Hakushu., what a campsite it was, clean, well organised, spotless toilets and a wonderful family atmosphere .  There were numerous events held throughout the day on a 2.5km trail, and a grand […]