Hakuba Now daily snow and weather - Tuesday 18th December 2012

Hakuba Now (Archive Report)

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ARCHIVE REPORT: Posted at 10:05am on Tuesday 18th December 2012
Current weather conditions
Observed fresh snowfall
weather condition
Cloud
Base temp:
1°C

Top temp:
-4°C
Precipitation Wind Visibility
precipitation condition
Light snow
wind condition
Slight
Fair-poor
This report
Tuesday 18th December 2012, 10:05am
0cm
Monday 17th December 2012, 9:56am 0cm
Sunday 16th December 2012, 9:39am 0cm
Saturday 15th December 2012, 9:10am 3cm
Friday 14th December 2012, 9:36am 0cm
Thursday 13th December 2012, 8:22am 2cm
Wednesday 12th December 2012, 10:04am 5cm
Last 7 reports (total): 10cm
Last 14 reports (total): 95cm
Current month (December 2012) total: 105cm
2012/2013 season so far total: 152cm

Archive report: Posted at 10:05am on Tuesday 18th December 2012
The latest Hakuba Now report can be found here

I was hoping to bring you news of snow this morning, but while it was snowing above 1600m, down in the village here it just didn't happen.... not in the way that counts anyway -- new cm! It is snowing now though and while it is still not excatly cold hovering around the 0 degrees mark, things should get colder later in the day, overnight and into early tomorrow. Snow, please!

Tomorrow through into the weekend will probably see clearer skies over Hakuba and Otari, but look to Sunday and early next week for the potential of good snowfall.

No news from around the resorts to report really - we're all just waiting for more snow.

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Official snow depths and operations @ Tuesday 18th December 2012 AM:
Please note that resort lift operations are subject to change at any time.

Hakuba Goryu:
No new snow to report.
Lifts operating - Gondola, Alps No1 pair, Alps No3 pair, Toomi Sky Four, Toomi No1 pair, Cosmo Four, Milky Four, No1 high speed, No6 pair.
All main areas and courses at Hakuba Goryu now open.
Official snow depths:
Alps daira - 170cm;
Toomi - 85cm;
Iimori - 45cm

Hakuba 47:
No new snow to report.
All runs at Hakuba 47 are now open.
Lifts operating - Gondola, Line A, Line C and Line E.
Official snow depth:
Upper - 120cm
Lower - 40cm

Happo-one:
Ski lifts/courses:
Lifts operating - Gondola, Alpen quad, Kurobishi No2 quad, Panorama pair, Happo Riesen quad, Nakiyama No3 triple lift.
You can now ride down to gondola base.
Official snow depth:
Usagidaira - 150cm
Nakiyama/Shirakaba - 40cm
Sakka - 30cm

Tsugaike Kogen:
The Gondola, Tsuga No2 pair, Hannoki pair, Shirakaba quad, Tsugaike Chuo triple lift and Karamatsu pair lifts are operating.
Official snow depth:
Upper slopes - 240cm
Lower slopes - 70cm

Hakuba Cortina:
No new snow to report
Number 2 quad and Number 4 pair lifts operating.
Official snow depth:
Upper slopes - 135cm
Lower slopes - 60cm

Hakuba Iwatake:
The Gondola, 4 line East and 5 line South lifts are operating.
Official snow depth:
Upper slopes - 110cm
Lower slopes - 50cm

Hakuba Sanosaka:
Number 2 quad, Number 3 quad and Number 6 pair lifts operating.
Official snow depth:
50cm

Archive report: Posted at 10:05am on Tuesday 18th December 2012
The latest Hakuba Now report can be found here

Hakuba Now ski lift operation notes:

Please see report.

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