“Morino” is Japanese for “of the Forest”, hence, we are the “Lodge of the Forest“. Take a look at this drone footage of Morino Lodge Hakuba & surrounding area to see why the name is apt. There`s a clear shot of Morino at the 10 second mark. & that`s Happo One a few hundred meters… Read more »
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Morino Whitecap Backcountry Tours
Morino Lodge has partnered with one of Canada’s premier backcountry skiing operators; Whitecap Alpine to provide a Backcountry experience that`s nothing short of exceptional. Whether you’re new to the backcountry or a seasoned pro, our World-Class Guides will work with you to create a personalized backcountry tour and a safe, unforgettable experience. combining morino’s local knowledge… Read more »
Hakuba Open for the 17/18 season!
Something was in the air yesterday and boards were duly waxed and season passes picked up and ready in case the snow gods provided – Which they did! A glorious crisp bluebird morning followed by an announcement that Happo and Goryu were both opening to the tune of about 60cm on the upper slopes. Happo… Read more »
Pitted in Hakuba
The coming seasons Morino Staff are gonna have a hard time outdoing the video edits from the 2017 crew. Here, our man Rowen gives us some 80`s retro & of course a lot of Hakuba powder turns on his ON3Ps. Great work Rowen! RICK STUDIOS | PITTED IN HAKUBA from Rowen Tych on Vimeo.
….walk on a winter`s day.
Ok, it ain`t exactly winter yet, but its getting very close. & besides, if it wasn`t for skiing & snowboarding, Autumn would be my favorite season in Hakuba. Crisp air, technicolor mountains, great food & lots of beautiful hikes like this one we did a couple days ago. Oh & heavily discounted accommodation @ the… Read more »