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Advice needed Looking for ski instructors in Hakuba (Happo-one)

Discussion in 'Japan' started by roller8080, Feb 22, 2018.

  1. roller8080

    roller8080 First Runs

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    Hi everyone! I am Andrew!

    I'm going to ski from Mar 15 to Mid-Apr for a month in Hakuba Happo-one
    Therefore, I'm looking for ski instructors who can give me lessons and improve my skills
    I can ski green run confidently but keep falling down in red runs
    As I am staying there for such long period of time
    I am highly flexible with the time
    It would be the best for having 4-6 lessons, 1-2 hours per lesson and 1 lesson per week
    I am fine to share lessons with other to save cost
    Also, I am ok with English or Chinese speaking instructors
    Please send a message to my inbox if you know someone can help me!
    Btw, also welcome people who wanna ski or snowboard with me and have fun together!!!

    Thank you!
     
  2. Lucky Pete

    Lucky Pete One of Us

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    Call Dan or Dougie at Hakuba Snow Sports School, simply the best school in the valley.
     
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  3. roller8080

    roller8080 First Runs

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    Oh! Dan? Is that Daniel Mee?
    Someone also recommended him to me
    probably he is a very good instructor
     
  4. Sandy

    Sandy Dark Sith Lord of the Pool Room Moderator Ski Pass: Gold

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    Yes, he is... ..
    He once told me he's "a shit hot skier", and could beat me down "a GS course on Happo , skiing backwards".....
    So he's your man!!!!! LOL
     
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  5. Lucky Pete

    Lucky Pete One of Us

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    Yes Dan is one of the owners and skis very competently as do all his instructors.
     
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    Draizuh One of Us

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    I asked him for some tips one day at charmant and he said "looks like your doing pretty fu*king good to me"
     
  7. Annabuzzy

    Annabuzzy Part of the Furniture Ski Pass: Gold

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    I'd recommend Isla at Hakuba Snowsports