Extremely windy conditions kept most of the upper lifts closed today (Saturday/Jan 31). Not much in way of resort skiing, but BDT guides reported great conditions in the backcountry areas more sheltered from the wind.
Winds will continue to be extremely high through the weekend. More precipitation expected after tomorrow afternoon (Sunday/Feb 1).
Conditions Observed at Black Diamond Tours weather plot (250m) at 4 :30 pm
New snow in the last 24 hours: 0 cm
Total snow at base: 178 cm
Heading into the backcountry? Read the official Niseko Avalanche Report to assess conditions.