Top lifts open!?

By 4th January 2020 January 5th, 2020 Niseko Snow Report

About 5 cm of fresh snow has accumulated in Niseko since yesterday.

24-hour snowfall recorded by

Conditions at Hirafu midway station (820m)
Snowfall estimated: 10 cm
Temperature:  -12 °C
Wind:  Direction NW 7 m/s

Conditions observed in Niseko Town (139m)
Snowfall observed: 5 cm
  -8 °C

Cold morning with 5 cm of new snow.

A ski patrol told me that they are trying to open the top lifts and some gate (maybe gate 4) today. If the top lifts open, there are so many untouched snow. Bamboo and bushes are still trying to catch you, please ride carefully.

It will be mostly cloudy but it will snow lightly tonight.

– Maiko :)

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