Niseko Snow Report, 19 January 2017

*0.5cm has fallen in the last 24 hours in Niseko. At 7:00 today the temperature was -4°C. Presently we have light snowfall and low visibility. There is a bit of wind around but it shouldn’t cause too many dramas with lift operations. Looks like we can expect light sporadic snowfall over the next few days before the next dump arrives on Monday.

Snowfall in Niseko, 19 January 2017

Snowfall in Niseko, 19 January 2017

Niseko Snapshots

Into the wild.

BC brothers, 18 January 2017

BC brothers, 18 January 2017

Back country essentials, 18 January 2017

Back country essentials, 18 January 2017

A brilliant patch of light, 18 January 2017

A brilliant patch of light, 18 January 2017

Will, 18 January 2017

Will soul gliding, 18 January 2017

Photos Glen Claydon Photography

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Snow Forecast

360niseko Snow Station Readings Disclaimer

The 360niseko snow station is now in a new location for the 2016-17 between Hirafu and Higashiyama at 200m in altitude. There is 27m difference in altitude to last seasons position in lower Hirafu village 227m. *The Hirafu Gondola is at 305m. Please be aware that this new reading is NOT in Hirafu village but a few kilometers down the road. There is always a deviation how and where the snow falls – the area is famous for micro climates and mini weather patterns. Some days there may be 10cm in Annupuri and 25cm in Hanazono and vice versa – some days 30cm of fresh snowfall comes down everywhere!! Altitude plays a big part as well so please don’t take the 360niseko snow readings as being definitive – the readings are what is outside our house on the ground.

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