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Daily Reports

Exclusive daily snow & weather reports from around Japan

Yuzawa Now
Monday 24th Nov, 8:59 AM
Hakuba Now
Monday 24th Nov, 8:32 AM
Kiroro Now
Monday 24th Nov, 8:30 AM
Myoko Now
Sunday 23rd Nov, 5:31 PM
Nozawa Onsen Now
Sunday 23rd Nov, 9:54 AM
Niseko Now
Sunday 23rd Nov, 9:23 AM
Rusutsu Now
Thursday 20th Nov, 9:50 AM
Madarao Now
Tuesday 18th Nov, 11:57 AM
Shiga Kogen Now
Tuesday 18th Nov, 11:34 AM
Zao Now
Tuesday 18th Nov, 11:10 AM
Furano Now
Tuesday 4th Nov, 9:52 AM
Minakami Now
Tuesday 6th May, 10:21 AM
Mt Naeba Now
Wednesday 20th Nov, 1:31 PM


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General Information

Random Japanese Ski Resort

Semboku City, Akita
Max. elevation: 1186m
Min. elevation: 578m
Vertical: 608m
Steepest slope: 38°
Longest course: 3000m
Number of lifts: 6
Reviews: 8
Photos: 6
Hakuba Happo-one
Hakuba Village, Nagano
Max. elevation: 1831m
Min. elevation: 760m
Vertical: 1071m
Steepest slope: 35°
Longest course: 8000m
Number of lifts: 23
Reviews: 65
Photos: 811
Minamiuonuma City, Niigata
Max. elevation: 300m
Min. elevation: 130m
Vertical: 170m
Steepest slope: 30°
Longest course: 1200m
Number of lifts: 2
Reviews: 2
Photos: 2