A few weeks back we ran the first SBINZ exam at Houdaigi ski resort in Minikami, Japan. Until now we’ve been running our exams solely in Niseko, but with the help of Mike at Canyons we’re now running exams in the Honshu island as well. It was a great four days with some fresh snow and sunny skies.

Matt Phare teaching on Level One in Minikami 2010

Eating icecreams in MinikamiOn another note, this was the last time the old gray uniform will be worn. Yippeee!