Niseko Snow Report, 23 February 2012

Warming Trend

*2.1cm of fresh snow has fallen since yesterday morning and at 7:15am today the temperature was -4°C. A noticeably warm overcast morning with signs of spring starting to appear – we are expecting some sunshine after the mist burns off.

Snow fall depth in Hirafu village, 23 February 2012

Snow fall depth in Hirafu village, 23 February 2012

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What’s happening today

This morning will be a perfect to have some fun on the groomed runs, Niseko Mt. Resort Grand Hirafu is where we are heading today and will session Large Ni-Kabe and Kogen runs.Venturing off course down runs like and The Old Lift Line is not advisable although hiking the peak this morning may provide some nice photo opportunities.

Roof Cornices – Mega Snow

The incredible snowfall we are enjoying this season has also made daily life quite surreal at times with houses buried, streets turned into alley ways and hefty snow cornices hanging precariously from roofs – remember to look up especially in this warmer weather!

Gone baby gone - buried house in Izumikyo Hirafu, 20 February 2012

Gone baby gone - buried house in Izumikyo Hirafu, 20 February 2012

Monster cornice in Kutchan, 20 February 2012

Monster cornice in Kutchan, 20 February 2012

2 story cornice in Kutchan, 20 February 2012

2 story cornice in Kutchan, 20 February 2012

Rirakuma snow sculpture in Kutchan, 20 February 2012

Rirakuma snow sculpture in Kutchan, 20 February 2012

Car mushroom, 13 February 2012

Car mushroom, 13 February 2012

Lone roof clearer in Hirafu village, 13 February 2012

Lone roof clearer in Hirafu village, 13 February 2012

Snow Forecast

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