About 10 cm of fresh snow has accumulated in Niseko since yesterday.
24-hour snowfall recorded by 360niseko.com
Conditions at Hirafu midway station (820m)
Snowfall estimated: 10 cm
Temperature: -11 °C
Wind: NW 10 m/s
Conditions observed in Niseko Town (139m)
Snowfall observed: 10 cm
Temperature: -4 °C
10 cm more snow has fallen last night.
Moiwa quad lift has opened yesterday finally. Japanese New Year’s holiday has started from yesterday and all resorts are very busy now. If you want to escape the crowd, we just wake up earlier as it is less crowded before 10 am.
It will warm up again tomorrow and real winter storm is coming later.
– Maiko :)