Jumbo Powder in Niseko

After the recent deluge of snow – 64cm in the last week – yesterday seemed like a good time to test the snow quality on the upper mountain before the predicted warm front moved into the region.

Looking down Jumbo course, 14 November 2013

Looking down Jumbo course, 14 November 2013

An early hike with Shouya Grigg from Sekkastyle yielded some spectacular turns!

The top of Jumbo course, 14 November 2013

The top of Jumbo course, 14 November 2013

Light dry fast powder, 14 November 2013

Light dry fast powder, 14 November 2013

Conditions on the upper mountain were very deep – over a meter at the top of Jumbo. Chances are the snow base will stay in good condition until the resort opens.

Photos : Glen Claydon Photography

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