Last Lifts for the 2012/13 Season

Today saw the end of the 2012/13 season here in Niseko. Niseko Grand Hirafu Ski Ground, Niseko Village Ski Ground, and Niseko Annupuri Ski Ground have all finished lift operations. The weather today was not great with strong winds and persistent heavy rain.

Last day of work and all smiles in the car park, 6 May 2013
Last day of work and all smiles in the car park, 6 May 2013

The lone keen skier lined up at 08:24, 6 May 2013
A lone keen skier lined up at 08:24, 6 May 2013

The last rush for the first lifts for the 2012/13 season, 6 May 2013
The last first lifts rush for the 2012/13 season, 6 May 2013

The first 2 skiers down, 6 May 2013
The first 2 skiers down, 6 May 2013

Carving down the Alpen course, 6 May 2013
Carving down the Alpen course, 6 May 2013

Carving down the Alpen course in a blur, 6 May 2013
Carving down the Alpen course in a blur, 6 May 2013

The end of the season, 6 May 2013
The end of the season, 6 May 2013

Warmer weather is expected this week with 22 degrees forecast for Thursday. Perhaps spring is finally here. It has been a fantastic season and thank you so much for taking the time to follow our snow reports and niseko news through out the busy winter season.