Hakuba Snow Report – 24th Mar 2012

Weather conditions: Cloud, rain > snow New snowfall: 0cm Snow depth: 250cm (Top of Goryu) Greetings from Hakuba. It has been a grey morning with light rain to start the day – pretty warm temperature around 4 to 5 in the valley this morning. The good news though is that it is turning into snow this afternoon along with temperatures …

Hakuba Snow Report – 23rd Mar 2012

Weather conditions: Cloud, rain > snow New snowfall: 0cm Snow depth: 235cm (Top of Goryu) Morning from Hakuba. It has been raining this morning unfortunately, but that is as we were expecting really. BUT!! As I have been writing this report though, good news – turning into snow down in the village even so it should be snowing higher up …

Hakuba Snow Report – 22nd Mar 2012

Cloud New snowfall: 0cm Snow depth: 90cm (Village); 235cm (Top of Goryu) [This report was posted earlier this morning and not appearing until late due to a technical issue – apologies for the delay] It is a rather dull and cloudy start to the day today in Hakuba with very temperatures this morning. It has really jumped up after a …

Hakuba Snow Report – 21st Mar 2012

Weather conditions: Cloud, breaks in cloud and sun New snowfall: few cm Snow depth: 100cm (Village); 260cm (Top of Goryu) Resorts around the village and Otari this morning are reporting new snowfall – 10cm on the upper slopes at Goryu, 5-10cm at 47, 10-15cm at Cortina… a nice topup to see conditions remain decent out there today. Snow was falling …

Hakuba Snow Report – 20th Mar 2012

Weather conditions: Clear, clouding over New snowfall: 0 cm Snow depth: 100cm (Village); 260cm (Top of Goryu) Good morning from Hakuba. After that nice new layer of snow yesterday, things cleared up over the village and it got brighter though a band of cloud remained over upper parts of the resort areas. Earlier on this morning it was nice and …

Hakuba Snow Report – 19th Mar 2012

Weather conditions: Cloud, clearing up New snowfall: 5 cm Snow depth: 100cm (Village); 265cm (Top of Goryu) A very good morning to all shredders and skiers in Hakuba and everyone interested! We have some good news in the valley and mountains to report this morning. Those rain clouds from last night turned into snow around midnight, and kept snowing with …

Hakuba Snow Report – 18th Mar 2012

Weather conditions: 5km/h East New snowfall: 0 cm Snow depth: 100cm (Village); 260cm (Top of Goryu) Very light rain here in Hakuba this morning again with no new snow to report overnight. It will probably keep raining through the day today on and off, hopefully not heavy, and the temperature will keep on above the freezing level with a high …

Hakuba Snow Report – 17th Mar 2012

Weather conditions: Rain, sleet, wet snow as you get higher up New snowfall: 0 cm Snow depth: 100cm (Village); 265cm (Top of Goryu) Unfortunately the rain we were expecting is falling in Hakuba from early morning, and ski resorts themselves are reporting rain at base and wet snow falling higher up. And it does actually feel like it is trying …

Hakuba Snow Report – 16th Mar 2012

Weather conditions: Clear skies New snowfall: 0 cm Snow depth: 100cm (Village); 270cm (Top of Goryu) It’s a lovely clear morning in Hakuba. Nice blue skies, a bit hazy looking in some directions and hardly any wind at all with a cold start to the day. Temperatures dipped to about -5 overnight, but it is warming up and it is …

Hakuba Snow Report – 15th Mar 2012

Weather conditions: Cloud, blue sky New snowfall: few cm Snow depth: 110cm (Village); 275cm (Top of Goryu) Some more snowfall to report this morning from Hakuba. 5-15cm on the slopes around town to report giving them another new layer – or ‘puchi-powder’ as Hakuba 47 are charmingly calling it! Let’s enjoying! The roads have generally cleared up though quite quickly …