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Alpine Backcountry Lodge Tomamu now Open

Discussion in 'Noticeboard' started by telenomore, Oct 16, 2019.

  1. telenomore

    telenomore One of Us Ski Pass: Silver

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    We bought a old staff lodge some years ago in downtown Tomamu and have had it refurbished over the last two years. Fire approval was the biggest hurdle (and not too cheap in the end!) but we are happy to say we are open for bookings for the 2019/20 winter. Its modeled on there ambience of an old style ski lodge, fully self catering with a great communal space, Dutch West log fire, new kitchen with oven, ski and waxing room and a great new bathroom. Won't suit everyone, max 10 people, need a car and fully self catering with a backcountry flavor but budget priced and close to Tomamu of course but also Sahoro with day tours possible to Furano and Tokachi. There is also some rarely skied and great backcountry in the local mountains. PM me for any details and a couple of pics here.
     
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  2. Tanuki

    Tanuki A Local Ski Pass: Gold

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    Ooh nice. Congratulations on getting it up and running. If we're ever lucky enough to be back there we'll check it out.

    Is it in the local town or the 'lodge area'?
     
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  3. Donzah

    Donzah Old n' Crusty Ski Pass: Gold

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    Thats my sort of place to stay!
     
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  4. telenomore

    telenomore One of Us Ski Pass: Silver

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    @Tanuki in the small town itself, a little up from the traffic lights.
     
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  5. telenomore

    telenomore One of Us Ski Pass: Silver

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    Thanks @Donzah I'll even throw in a free telemark lesson:)
     
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  6. bluestick

    bluestick One of Us Ski Pass: Gold

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    looks very cozy. great effort. might tempt me and L.
     
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  7. almontyrat

    almontyrat One of Us Ski Pass: Silver

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    Nice @telenomore. Not sure if I am going to make it over this season but will message you for a lesson if I do.

    Are you renting it out on a whole lodge basis only or taking bed bookings?
     
  8. telenomore

    telenomore One of Us Ski Pass: Silver

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    @almontyrat we are taking individual bookings as well so that is fine.
     
  9. almontyrat

    almontyrat One of Us Ski Pass: Silver

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    Awesome thanks for the info. I stayed at Lake Inn near Shintoku when I was at Tomamu / Sahoro a few years ago, was reasonably priced, excellent food and had a great Onsen but was still a fair drive from either hill.
     
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  10. telecommuter

    telecommuter One of Us

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    I was fortunate to visit Alpine Backcountry Lodge last winter, it is a very comfortable, cosy place set in a fantastic location. It really does have that atmosphere of a ski club lodge. The backcountry available out the back door and nearby is also amazing!
     
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    DPS Driver One of Us

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    Looks great @telenomore hope you have a strong season.
     
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  12. Lucky Pete

    Lucky Pete One of Us

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    Looks awesome Telenomore. Gambatte!
     
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