It was a big one yesterday! Niseko was hit with a full half meter of snow over the past 24 hours, causing Black Diamond Tours guides to describe today’s backcountry conditions as ‘awesome!’.
Snow expected to continue overnight with lows of up to -11 C – dress warm for tonight’s night skiing. Seven lifts open again this evening.
This morning’s observations from the Black Diamond Tours weather plot at 250m:
Wind: Light to medium North-westerly
New snow in the last 24 hours: 50 cm
New snow in the last 7 days: 120 cm
Total snow at base: 90 cm
Temperatures: Around -8 C