Harunotaki 春の滝 Spring Waterfall 2012

This week in Hirafu Haru-no-taki 春の滝 (in english Spring Waterfall) has started flowing in volume which is another sign that spring is well and truly here. Haru-no-taki is between Grand Hirafu Ski Ground and Niseko Village Ski Ground and is strictly off limits during winter

Hirafu Ace Quad Lift #2 with haru-no-taki in the background, 27 April 2012

Hirafu Ace Quad Lift #2 with haru-no-taki in the background, 27 April 2012

Haru-no-taki at 8:30, 27 April 2012

Haru-no-taki at 8:30, 27 April 2012

Haru-no-taki wide shot, 27 April 2012

Haru-no-taki wide shot, 27 April 2012

Haru-no-taki close up, 27 April 2012

Haru-no-taki close up, 27 April 2012

Patchy coverage down low under the Ace #2 Quad Lift, 27 April 2012

Patchy coverage down low under the Ace #2 Quad Lift, 27 April 2012

Haru-no-taki will flow for around another month or so – loving spring!

Hirafu skiers with Haru-no-taki in the background, 27 April 2012

Hirafu skiers with Haru-no-taki in the background, 27 April 2012