Niseko Snow Report & Forecast January 16, 2015

Niseko’s snow drought continued today with very minimal precipitation. The sun was out and our guides reported good, stable conditions in the backcountry. Great conditions today in the Sapporo area with reports of knee-deep powder reported today at Kokusai. Snow and moderate to high winds expected overnight and into tomorrow (Saturday Jan/17) hopefully bringing fresh [...]

Niseko Snow Report & Forecast January 11, 2015

Awesome skiing and riding conditions out there. Colder temperatures and lower wind speeds than have been seen over the last several days have allowed the peak gates to open and be enjoyed. Snowfall should continue throughout tonight (Sunday/January 11) and tomorrow (Monday/January 12), with skies clearing up for Tuesday (January 13). Sunny pow? Conditions Observed [...]

Niseko Snow Report & Forecast January 8, 2015

Yesterday’s storm continued with high winds and constant snowfall throughout the day.  Black Diamond Tours guides reported wind-affected slopes at several nearby resorts, with some good powder to be found in the trees. Snowpack is wind blown in most places, with heavy, dense snow underneath. Storm expected to continue overnight with high North-Westerlie winds and [...]