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Daily Reports

Exclusive daily snow & weather reports from around Japan

Myoko Now
Saturday 31st Jan, 9:41 AM
Naeba Now
Saturday 31st Jan, 9:30 AM
Zao Now
Saturday 31st Jan, 9:18 AM
Shiga Kogen Now
Saturday 31st Jan, 9:10 AM
Nozawa Onsen Now
Saturday 31st Jan, 9:05 AM
Rusutsu Now
Saturday 31st Jan, 8:54 AM
Hakuba Now
Saturday 31st Jan, 8:40 AM
Niseko Now
Saturday 31st Jan, 8:32 AM
Madarao Now
Saturday 31st Jan, 8:02 AM
Furano Now
Saturday 31st Jan, 8:01 AM
Yuzawa Now
Saturday 31st Jan, 7:50 AM
Kiroro Now
Saturday 31st Jan, 7:27 AM
Minakami Now
Friday 30th Jan, 11:01 AM


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General Information

Random Japanese Ski Resort

Madarao Kogen
Iiyama City, Nagano
Max. elevation: 1350m
Min. elevation: 910m
Vertical: 440m
Steepest slope: 36°
Longest course: 2500m
Number of lifts: 14
Reviews: 20
Photos: 120
Zao Sarukura
Kaminoyama City, Yamagata
Max. elevation: 880m
Min. elevation: 710m
Vertical: 170m
Steepest slope: 37°
Longest course: 700m
Number of lifts: 2
Reviews: 1
Photos: 0
Kyoto Hirogawara
Kyoto City, Kyoto
Max. elevation: 635m
Min. elevation: 500m
Vertical: 135m
Steepest slope: 18°
Longest course: 700m
Number of lifts: 1
Reviews: 1
Photos: 0