Grandeco Now daily snow and weather - Wednesday 11th January 2017

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ARCHIVE REPORT: Posted at 9:06am on Wednesday 11th January 2017
Current weather conditions
Observed fresh snowfall
weather condition
Snow clouds
Base temp:
-6°C

Top temp:
-10°C
Precipitation Wind Visibility
precipitation condition
Snow
wind condition
4m/s W
visibility condition
Goggles Suggested
This report
Wednesday 11th January 2017, 9:06am
5cm
Tuesday 10th January 2017, 9:20am 0cm
Monday 9th January 2017, 9:23am 10cm
Sunday 8th January 2017, 8:59am 0cm
Saturday 7th January 2017, 9:25am 0cm
Friday 6th January 2017, 9:58am 8cm
Thursday 5th January 2017, 9:45am 15cm
Last 7 reports (total): 38cm
Last 14 reports (total): 65cm
Current month (January 2017) total: 60cm
2016/2017 season so far total: 176cm

Archive report: Posted at 9:06am on Wednesday 11th January 2017
The latest Grandeco Now report can be found here

Good Morning everyone!

The snow is falling at Grandeco and has been through most of yesterday evening. It's forecasted to continue snowing the rest of the day and into tomorrow.

With 5cm of new snow, conditions are groomed and packed powder through out the resort. The courses at Grandeco are now 80% operational, with just over 4000 meters of ski-able terrain. No new courses to report now, but if snow continues the #4 Lift should be opening by this weekend.
As it's mid-week, lift lines should not be a problem.

For people wanting to climb Mt. Nishidaiten, please be sure to fill in the mountain climbing sheet located by the ticket counter. Take the gondola and the Number 3 lift to hike up. It will take one and half hours from the top of the lift to Mt. Nishidaiten peak by foot. Snowshoes are highly recommended.

Snow Park Information:

4m straight rail, 5m straight rail, 4 formed cask, drum can, 6m straight box, 8m straight rail, 3m kicker, 5m table top.
Newly added to the park is a large 3m high x 8m long J-Curve Snowbank.
More to come from the park team in the near future.

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Lifts operating:

- Gondola
- Number 1 quad lift
- Number 2 quad lift
- Number 3 quad lift

Courses open:

[A-a] Rainbow 3500
[A-b] Rainbow 3500
[A-c] Rainbow 3500
[B-a] Mint A
[B-c] Mint C
[C] Center
[D-b] Lavender B
[F] Basil

Official snow depth:
100cm

Road Condition to Grandeco:
Inawashiro through Goshikinuma: plowed/icey
Goshikinuma through Grandeco: plowed/icey
Snow tires are necessary and be sure to take your time when driving.

Archive report: Posted at 9:06am on Wednesday 11th January 2017
The latest Grandeco Now report can be found here

Grandeco Now ski lift operation notes:

Lifts Operating:

- Gondola
- Number 1 quad lift
- Number 2 quad lift
- Number 3 quad lift

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This graph shows the amount of observed snowfall recorded in the 21 Grandeco Now reports up until Wednesday 11th January 2017
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Grandeco Now observed snowfall data: Recent season comparisons
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This table shows the amount of observed snowfall recorded in the Grandeco Now reports during same period over the last three seasons
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  2016/2017
*as of Wednesday 11th January 2017
2015/2016
Season
2014/2015
Season
11th January 5cm 8cm -
10th January 0cm 10cm -
9th January 10cm 9cm -
8th January 0cm 8cm -
7th January 0cm 4cm -
6th January 8cm 3cm -
5th January 15cm 0cm -
Previous 7 days total 38cm 42cm 0cm
Previous 14 days total 65cm 56cm 0cm
November observed snowfall total 4cm - -
December observed snowfall total 112cm 177cm -
January observed snowfall total 60cm 232cm -
February observed snowfall total - 130cm -
March observed snowfall total - 27cm -
April observed snowfall total - 5cm -
May observed snowfall total - 0cm -
Season observed snowfall total 176cm 571cm 0cm
Grandeco Now observed snowfall data: Monthly and annual accumulation
The data displayed is correct up to and including Wednesday 11th January 2017
This table shows the amount of observed snowfall recorded the Grandeco Now reports for each month and total season accumulation
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  October November December January February March April May
2017/2018 season - - - - - - - -
2016/2017 season - 4cm
[4cm]
112cm
[116cm]
60cm
[176cm]
- - - -
2015/2016 season - - 177cm
[177cm]
232cm
[409cm]
130cm
[539cm]
27cm
[566cm]
5cm
[571cm]
0cm
[571cm]
  October November December January February March April May
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