Niseko Snow Report & Forecast 17 February, 2017

>> Conditions at 820m (Hirafu midway station): 12-hour snow 5 cm (estimated) Temperature  -3 °C Wind W 8 m/s >>Conditions observed 7 am at Village level: 12-hour snow  3 cm Temperature  1 °C Wind  WNW 3 m/s A few cm of new snow has fallen in the last 12 hours. It’s good to see it’s snowing but not raining outside. I [...]

Rhythm Summit’s Niseko backcountry skiing tips

  Tom Phillips has spent much of the past decade chasing winters around Europe, Canada and New Zealand before settling in Niseko five years ago. Now manager of brand new Hirafu backcountry store Rhythm Summit (under the legendary Rhythm Japan group of companies), Tom is an excellent source of knowledge on the latest and greatest [...]

Niseko Snow Report & Forecast 16 February, 2017

>> Conditions at 820m (Hirafu midway station): 12-hour snow 0 cm (estimated) Temperature  -2.6 °C Wind SW 8.7 m/s >>Conditions observed 7 am at Village level: 12-hour snow  0 cm Temperature  0.9 °C Wind  SSW 2.5 m/s 0 cm of new snow has fallen in the last 12 hours. It looks mild and partly sunny outside. I’m so happy it’s not [...]

Niseko Snow Report & Forecast 15 February, 2017

>> Conditions at 820m (Hirafu midway station): 12-hour snow 5 cm (estimated) Temperature  -6.8 °C Wind W 6.6 m/s >>Conditions observed 7 am at Village level: 12-hour snow  3 cm Temperature  -2.5 °C Wind  W 2.8 m/s A few cm of new snow has fallen in the last 12 hours. I feel good to see it’s now snowing outside. I hope [...]

Niseko Snow Report & Forecast 14 February, 2017

>> Conditions at 820m (Hirafu midway station): 12-hour snow 5 cm (estimated) Temperature  -6.3 °C Wind NNW 6.6 m/s >>Conditions observed 7 am at Village level: 12-hour snow  3 cm Temperature  -2 °C Wind  NW 3 m/s A few cm of new snow has fallen in the last 12 hours. Did you find some good snow yesterday? I went to Niseko [...]

Niseko Snow Report & Forecast 13 February, 2017

>> Conditions at 820m (Hirafu midway station): 12-hour snow 10 cm (estimated) Temperature  -5 °C Wind NNW 6 m/s >>Conditions observed 7 am at Village level: 12-hour snow  5 cm Temperature  -0.8 °C Wind  NNW 2 m/s 5 cm of new snow has fallen in the last 12 hours. I can see pink Yotei with some clouds outside. It was windy [...]

Niseko Snow Report & Forecast 12 February, 2017

>> Conditions at 820m (Hirafu midway station): 12-hour snow 0 cm (estimated) Temperature  -5 °C Wind N 10 m/s >>Conditions observed 7 am at Village level: 12-hour snow  0 cm Temperature  -0.3 °C Wind  NNW 3 m/s 0 cm of new snow has fallen in the last 12 hours. Some new snow fall was expected but I can’t see any outside. [...]

Niseko Snow Report & Forecast 10 February, 2017

>> Conditions at 820m (Hirafu midway station): 12-hour snow 0 cm (estimated) Temperature  -7 °C Wind ENE 4 m/s >>Conditions observed 7 am at Village level: 12-hour snow  0 cm Temperature  -3 °C Wind  NE 1.3 m/s 0 cm of new snow has fallen in the last 12 hours. I can see Mt. Yotei clearly this morning. It started in clouds [...]

Niseko Snow Report & Forecast 09 February, 2017

>> Conditions at 820m (Hirafu midway station): 12-hour snow 0 cm (estimated) Temperature  -8.4 °C Wind WSW 4 m/s >>Conditions observed 7 am at Village level: 12-hour snow  0 cm Temperature  -3.7 °C Wind  SE 0.6 m/s 0 cm of new snow has fallen in the last 12 hours. Sunny morning was expected but It’s cloudy outside. It might be a [...]