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Daily Reports

Exclusive daily snow & weather reports from around Japan

Furano Now
Friday 28th Nov, 2:58 PM
Rusutsu Now
Friday 28th Nov, 9:30 AM
Nozawa Onsen Now
Friday 28th Nov, 9:08 AM
Zao Now
Friday 28th Nov, 8:22 AM
Hakuba Now
Friday 28th Nov, 8:01 AM
Yuzawa Now
Friday 28th Nov, 7:38 AM
Niseko Now
Friday 28th Nov, 7:25 AM
Minakami Now
Thursday 27th Nov, 6:05 PM
Madarao Now
Wednesday 26th Nov, 2:16 PM
Shiga Kogen Now
Wednesday 26th Nov, 11:53 AM
Kiroro Now
Wednesday 26th Nov, 9:22 AM
Myoko Now
Sunday 23rd Nov, 5:31 PM
Mt Naeba Now
Wednesday 20th Nov, 1:31 PM


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General Information

Random Japanese Ski Resort

Shiga Kogen Giant
志賀高原 ジャイアント
Yamanouchi Town, Nagano
Max. elevation: 1604m
Min. elevation: 1341m
Vertical: 263m
Steepest slope: 34°
Longest course: 1000m
Number of lifts: 2
Reviews: 3
Photos: 8
Shiga Kogen Kumanoyu
志賀高原 熊の湯
Yamanouchi Town, Nagano
Max. elevation: 1950m
Min. elevation: 1690m
Vertical: 260m
Steepest slope: 32°
Longest course: 1300m
Number of lifts: 6
Reviews: 1
Photos: 40
Tengendai Kogen
Yonezawa City, Yamagata
Max. elevation: 1820m
Min. elevation: 920m
Vertical: 900m
Steepest slope: 32°
Longest course: 6000m
Number of lifts: 4
Reviews: 1
Photos: 20