What do you want for Christmas?

By 24th December 2018 January 17th, 2019 Niseko Snow Report

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

 

Conditions at Hirafu midway station (820m)
Snowfall estimated: 20 cm
Temperature:  -11 °C
Wind:  WNW 11 m/s

Conditions observed in Niseko Town (139m)
Snowfall observed: 10 cm
Temperature:
  -5 °C
Wind: WNW 2 m/s

10 cm of new snow has fallen in Niseko town. And now it just started snowing again.

Japan is having a long weekend, today is a compensatory holiday of Emperor’s birthday yesterday (not Christmas holiday). So that the resorts will be crowded. Top lifts are opened but all gates are closed still. Snow condition might be a bit tricky today. Fresh soft snow is on hard icy snow. Please control your speed and ride safely. All we want for Christmas is more snow!!

I asked Santa for more snow so I’ll be a good girl and wait.

– Maiko :)

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