Niseko Snow Report, 24 December 2011

Christmas Came Early

*43.7cm of fresh snow has fallen since yesterday morning and at 7:00am today the temperature was -7°C. It looks like it’s going to be a white Christmas in Niseko.

Snow fall depth in Hirafu village, 24 December 2011

Snow fall depth in Hirafu village, 24 December 2011

Useful information from other places

What’s happening today

As it’s Christmas Eve and there’s a lot happening.

We are going to watch the xmas jib event at Hanazono, registration is at 8am and the tricks kick off at 10:30am with the final around 2:15pm, you get all the details here.

The 18th Annual Niseko Avalanche meeting is taking place from 6pm in the Niseko Town Community Center, to discuss how the already excellent avalanche prevention can be improved. If you can’t make it there you can watch it live on Niseko’s own live channel.

If you’re in Hirafu around 9pm look out for the Christmas Eve fire works that should be going off near the Alpen Hotel, Herbies Umbrella Bar should be a great place to watch them.

Wild Bills will be a great place to finish the night

Snow Storm Struggle

Yesterday evening we drove to from Hirafu to Niseko Village, Annupuri, Moiwa and then back to Hirafu down a seriously sketchy road. We took this experimental time lapse from inside the car

Get more information on Snow-Forecast.com.

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