Sunny and cold!!

By 13th January 2019 January 14th, 2019 Niseko Snow Report

0 cm of fresh snow has accumulated in Niseko in the 12 hours to 7am.


Conditions at Hirafu midway station (820m)
Snowfall estimated: 0 cm
Temperature:  -10 °C
Wind:  N 8 m/s

Conditions observed in Niseko Town (139m)
Snowfall observed: 0 cm
  -5 °C
Wind: N 1 m/s

It’s sunny and very cold this morning. I went to Grand Hirafu yesterday. I was going to go to the peak, but I met my friend at the bottom then she didn’t have avalanche safety equipment so I didn’t go. However we really enjoyed cruising under the beautiful blue sky. We could still find lots of powder in the resort, too.

So I want to go to the top gate and hike up to the peak today. I know it might be tracked out but I always feel good at the peak if the weather is good. I will take a bottle of coffee and my camera. Road and car parking are extremely icy and slippy. Please take a good care when you walk in the village.

One more sunny day tomorrow and snow will start falling soon.

– Maiko :)

24-hour snowfall recorded by

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