A lot of great things have come from Japan that are now worldwide. Sushi, ramen noodles, Nintendo, the list goes on and on, but, the best thing for us boarders the best thing that Japan has to offer stays there. It’s snow, and it’s very deep. The Japanese call it “Yuki.” The Rip Curl crew (Emilien Badoux, Nate Johnstone, Raphael Webhofer, Mitch Reeves, Harry Pettit) planned a trip the promised land of powder, bought tickets, packed bags and splitboards, and readied themselves for a taste of Yummy Yuki.

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