Hakuba Now daily snow and weather - Friday 20th April 2012

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ARCHIVE REPORT: Posted at 9:11am on Friday 20th April 2012
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Archive report: Posted at 9:11am on Friday 20th April 2012
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The cloud moved on by late morning yesterday making way for another clear and blue sky day over Hakuba.

This morning the clouds are back and this time blocking off the sky - it's a grey start to the day and perhaps won't get quite as warm this afternoon if conditions continue like this. Right now it is about 9C in village.

So what's the latest news for the weekend? Well, looks like it is going to warm up again helped on by a good dose of sun tomorrow. For Sunday it might cloud over more and there is a chance of rain, so tomorrow would seem to be the pick for the weekend.

As we get into next week things look set to really warm up and we might see temperatures hitting the lower 20's early to mid week.

Just over two weeks to go for the lifts in Hakuba!

Official snow depths and operations @ Friday 20th April 2012 AM:

Hakuba Goryu:
Gondola and Alps daira No1 and No3 lifts operating. The Toomi lifts are now closed but you can still ski down the courses.
Official snow depths:
Alps daira - 210cm;
Toomi - 70cm

Hakuba 47:
Top to bottom skiable. All lifts apart from Line D operating.
Official snow depth:
Upper - 178cm
Lower - 105m

Happo-one:
Top to bottom skiable (via Riesen course to Gondola base station).
Lifts normally operating daily for spring are:
Gondola
Grat quad
Alpen quad
Panorama pair
Skyline No2 pair
Kurobishi No2 quad
Other lifts:
Usagidaira pair plans to be open from 28th April until 6th May.
Kurobishi No3 pair lift plans to be open on 21st and 22nd April and also from 28th April until 6th May.
Official snow depth:
Usagidaira - 160cm;
Sakka - 40cm;
Nakiyama - 40cm.

Tsugaike Kogen:
Top to bottom skiable. Planned lifts operating are Ropeway, Gondola, Tsuga No2 pair lift and the Hannoki pair.
Official snow depth:
Upper slopes - 270cm
Lower - 100cm

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Planned ski resort closings in Hakuba and Otari, all subject to change:

Hakuba Goryu:
Upper area plans to be open until 6th May.

Hakuba 47:
47 plans to be open until 6th May.

Happo-one:
Upper slopes plan to be open until 6th May.

Tsugaike Kogen:
Plans to be open until Golden Week

The Hakuba Cortina, Norikura, Iwatake, Sanosaka and Minekata resorts are all now closed for the season.

Archive report: Posted at 9:11am on Friday 20th April 2012
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