About 25 cm of fresh snow has accumulated in Niseko since yesterday.
Conditions at Hirafu midway station (820m)
Snowfall estimated: 15 cm
Temperature: -10 °C
Wind: WNW 7 m/s
Conditions observed in Niseko Town (139m)
Snowfall observed: 10 cm
Temperature: -8 °C
Another 10 cm of new snow on top this morning. Very snowy outside.
I enjoyed Grand Hirafu season opening yesterday. Snow was so soft and great! I will go to Niseko Village today as my favorite chair “Banzai” is open. Moiwa also opened their little chair, so it’s also good idea if you want to escape from the crowd.
A big snow fall is expected on Saturday.
– Maiko :)