MY ecolodge: Boutique Travellers Lodge Hirafu

First opened for the winter of 2016, MY ecolodge is a designer hostel featuring a range of environmentally friendly design features to ensure it leaves a minimal environmental footprint. MY ecolodge is also the first affordable boutique travellers lodge designed for savvy budget conscious skiers and holidaymakers. It offers guests a modern, clean and safe [...]

Niseko Snow Report & Forecast 31st March, 2017

>> Conditions at 820m (Hirafu midway station): 12-hour snow 5-10 cm (estimated) Temperature  -4 °C Wind N 3.8 m/s >>Conditions observed 7 am at Village level: 12-hour snow 3 cm Temperature  0 °C Wind  NNW 1.5 m/s 3 cm of new snow has fallen in the last 12 hours. Beautiful blue sky and white new snow this morning. Rain changed to wet [...]

Niseko Snow Report & Forecast 30th March, 2017

>> Conditions at 820m (Hirafu midway station): 12-hour snow 1-5 cm (estimated) Temperature  -2 °C Wind SSE 5 m/s >>Conditions observed 7 am at Village level: 12-hour snow 1 cm Temperature  1.4 °C Wind  ESE 3 m/s 1 cm of new snow has fallen in the last 12 hours. I went to Hanazono slowly yesterday. Snow was nicely hard packed and fast [...]

Niseko Snow Report & Forecast 29th March, 2017

>> Conditions at 820m (Hirafu midway station): 12-hour snow 0 cm (estimated) Temperature  -1.7 °C Wind W 7.6 m/s >>Conditions observed 7 am at Village level: 12-hour snow 0 cm Temperature  2.4 °C Wind  WSW 3.2 m/s 0 cm of new snow has fallen in the last 12 hours. I went to Niseko Village and saw beautiful sea of clouds and Mt. [...]

Niseko Snow Report & Forecast 28th March, 2017

>> Conditions at 820m (Hirafu midway station): 12-hour snow 10 cm (estimated) Temperature  -4 °C Wind W 5 m/s >>Conditions observed 7 am at Village level: 12-hour snow 5 cm Temperature  0.3 °C Wind  WNW 1.6 m/s 5 cm of new snow has fallen in the last 12 hours. Wow!! I think no one expected new snow fall at last night. I [...]

Niseko Snow Report & Forecast 27th March, 2017

>> Conditions at 820m (Hirafu midway station): 12-hour snow 0 cm (estimated) Temperature  -3 °C Wind ENE 3 m/s >>Conditions observed 7 am at Village level: 12-hour snow 0 cm Temperature  1.2 °C Wind  SE 1.8 m/s 0 cm of new snow has fallen in the last 12 hours. Beautiful morning without any clouds. It was a beautiful calm day yesterday. Almost [...]

Niseko Snow Report & Forecast 26th March, 2017

>> Conditions at 820m (Hirafu midway station): 12-hour snow 0 cm (estimated) Temperature  -3.6 °C Wind SW 3.6 m/s >>Conditions observed 7 am at Village level: 12-hour snow 0 cm Temperature  0.6 °C Wind  S 1.7 m/s 0 cm of new snow has fallen in the last 12 hours. I expected sunshine but light snow is falling at 6 am. It was [...]