Niseko Snow Report & Forecast 17 December 2014

Some extreme conditions expected tonight with today’s heavy snowfall continuing, and Northerly winds of up to 55 km/h. Winds expected to decrease throughout Thursday into the evening, hopefully allowing Niseko United lifts to run smoothly this Thursday. New snow in the last 24 hours: 4 cm Last snowfall: 4 cm on December 17th. Total snow [...]

Niseko Snow Report & Forecast 16 December 2014

A good day to rest those early season legs today with little new snowfall and super blustery conditions out on the mountain. Temperatures are dropping with more snow expected in the forecast. Persistent windy conditions will more than likely keep the upper and mid-level lifts closed over the coming week. This morning`s conditions observed at [...]

Niseko Snow Report & Forecast 15 December 2014

It was a big one yesterday! Niseko was hit with a full half meter of snow over the past 24 hours, causing Black Diamond Tours guides to describe today’s backcountry conditions as ‘awesome!’. Snow expected to continue overnight with lows of up to -11 C – dress warm for tonight’s night skiing. Seven lifts open [...]

Niseko Snow Report & Forecast 14 December 2014

Black Diamond Tours guides reported a deep morning out in the backcountry Sunday, with lots of great tracks to be had. Sunday’s heavy snowfall is expected to continue overnight to keep burying that early season sasa and birch. Night skiing season officially kicked off last night, with four lifts open at Niseko United, and an additional [...]

Niseko Snow Report & Forecast 13 December 2014

Nice day for riding on the hill today with higher visibility coming in and out. Early season conditions still to be expected off-piste. Thick sasa and birch still persistent out there. Forecast for Sunday: Light snow throughout the day, becoming heavy in the evening. This morning`s conditions observed at Black Diamond Tours weather plot (elevation [...]

Niseko Snow Report & Forecast 12 December 2014

Fantastic snow conditions for skiing and riding today. Use caution off-piste as early season conditions still exist. Significant natural hazards and sasa grass to be expected. Forecast: Expect moderate to strong winds from the West with heavy snowfall to come. This morning’s conditions observed at BDT weather plot (elevation 250): Wind: Light Northerly New snow [...]

Niseko Snow Report & Forecast 04-05 March 2014

Great days on the mountains of the Niseko Resort Area, Rusutsu, and Kiroro today (Tuesday 04 March). Colder temperatures and snowfall throughout the day made for knee deep powder turns and smiles all round. Snowfall is forecast to continue through the night and into tomorrow, with the strong possibility of a big Wednesday tomorrow (05 [...]