Hakuba Now daily snow and weather - Saturday 7th December 2013

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ARCHIVE REPORT: Posted at 8:45am on Saturday 7th December 2013
Current weather conditions
Observed fresh snowfall
weather condition
Cloud
Base temp:
0°C

Top temp:
-4°C
Precipitation Wind Visibility
precipitation condition
Cloud, light snow
wind condition
Light wind
OK lower, generally poor upper
This report
Saturday 7th December 2013, 8:45am
2cm
Friday 6th December 2013, 9:11am 0cm
Thursday 5th December 2013, 9:10am 0cm
Wednesday 4th December 2013, 10:15am 0cm
Tuesday 3rd December 2013, 9:10am 0cm
Monday 2nd December 2013, 8:15am 0cm
Sunday 1st December 2013, 10:24am 0cm
Last 7 reports (total): 2cm
Last 14 reports (total): 12cm
Current month (December 2013) total: 2cm
2013/2014 season so far total: 37cm

Archive report: Posted at 8:45am on Saturday 7th December 2013
The latest Hakuba Now report can be found here

I bring good news!

After that rain and wet yesterday possibly dampening some spirits, it was snowing up on the mountains and this morning we are getting reports of some decent snowfalls up there.

Hakuba 47 - reporting 30cm of fresh
Hakuba Goryu - reporting 15cm of fresh
Happo-one - reporting 20cm of fresh
Tsugaike Kogen - reporting 20+cm of fresh

Nice.

Down here in the village you might not think it as we have only seen a slight sprinkling of snow. Luckily it's not the village that we ski or board in!

It's still snowing up there with generally pretty poor visibility. I'm sure the snow will make up for that though.

Anyway, changes in resort operations that I can tell this morning so far - Hakuba 47 are opening up this morning with the Gondola moving as well (though you need to take it back down to base just yet).

Snow clearing up and eventually the sun tomorrow?

What's looking good though is the potential for a decent blast of snow mid week. Keep all eyes on that one.

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Official snow depth numbers and operations (as of 7th December 2013):

Hakuba Goryu
Upper - 70cm
Iimori - -cm
Toomi - -cm
Lifts operating: Gondola, Alps Number 1, Alps Number 3.

Hakuba 47:
Upper - 100cm
Lower - 2cm
Lifts operating: Gondola, Line A, Line C, Line E

Happo-one:
Usagidaira - 95cm
Nakiyama - -cm
Sakka - -cm
Lifts operating: Adam Gondola, Alpen Quad, Kurobishi Number 2 quad, Hakuba Kokusai Number 3 pair, Panorama pair, Kokusai Number 1 pair. The Gondola and Kokusai Number 1 pair lifts are just for getting to and from the open slopes.

Tsugaike Kogen:
Tsuganomori - 121cm
Maruyama - 10cm
Kanenonaruoka - 10cm
Lifts operating: Gondola, Hannoki pair, Tsuga Number 2 pair lift

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Other resorts planned opening dates:
Hakuba Norikura - mid December
Cortina - 14th December
Hakuba Iwatake - 20th December

Archive report: Posted at 8:45am on Saturday 7th December 2013
The latest Hakuba Now report can be found here

Hakuba Now ski lift operation notes:

Still limited, see report

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  2013/2014
*as of Saturday 7th December 2013
2012/2013
Season
2011/2012
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7th December 2cm 2cm -
6th December 0cm 0cm -
5th December 0cm 3cm -
4th December 0cm 0cm -
3rd December 0cm 0cm -
2nd December 0cm 5cm -
1st December 0cm 5cm -
Previous 7 days total 2cm 15cm 0cm
Previous 14 days total 12cm 37cm 0cm
November observed snowfall total 35cm 47cm -
December observed snowfall total 2cm 185cm -
January observed snowfall total - 149cm -
February observed snowfall total - 168cm -
March observed snowfall total - 10cm -
April observed snowfall total - 6cm -
May observed snowfall total - 0cm -
Season observed snowfall total 37cm 565cm 0cm
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2014/2015 season - - - - - - - -
2013/2014 season - 35cm
[35cm]
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[37cm]
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2012/2013 season 0cm
[0cm]
47cm
[47cm]
185cm
[232cm]
149cm
[381cm]
168cm
[549cm]
10cm
[559cm]
6cm
[565cm]
0cm
[565cm]
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