Shiga Kogen Now daily snow and weather - Monday 4th April 2011

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ARCHIVE REPORT: Posted at 6:11pm on Monday 4th April 2011
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Archive report: Posted at 6:11pm on Monday 4th April 2011
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It was another cold morning here with even a dusting of snow, but that soon cleared up leaving us with a fine day. Right now we are being treated to some spectacular sunset colors. Beautiful. And the clear conditions are going to continue as well with some warm days coming up. We might get rain on Friday (noooo!), but before then sunny spring days and temperatures rising well into the positives.

Resort areas that are open at the moment (4th April):

-Mammoth
-Ichinose Family
-Okushiga Kogen
-Kumanoyu
-Yokoteyama/Shibutoge

Official resort snow depths as of 4th April 2011 AM:

Yokoteyama:
210cm
Kumanoyu:
230cm
Ichinose Family:
170cm
Okushiga Kogen:
220cm

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Updated resort status (subject to change):

Mammoth:
Quad lift open until 5th May.

Okushiga Kogen:
No2 and No3 high speed lifts open until 8th May.
No4 pair lift open between 23rd April and 8th May.
Gondola open until 4th April and then opening April 9th-11th, 16th-18th and April 23rd until 8th May.
Please note - Okushiga Kogen is a skiers-only area.

Kumanoyu:
No 1 pair lift will be open until 8th May.
No 2 pair lift will be open until 8th May and then may continue to be open depending on snow conditions at that time. They hope to be able to open until 15th May.
No 3 quad lift will be open from 29th April until 8th May.
No 4 pair lift – no specific opening times available.
Please note - Kumanoyu is a skiers-only area.

Yokoteyama – Shibutoge:
The resort plans to be open until the end of May.
Yokoteyama No 1 Sky lift open until 8th May.
Yokoteyama No 2, No 3 Sky lifts and the Shibutoge pair lift will all be open until conditions permit.
Yokoteyama No 4, No 5 and No 6 lifts will be open at unspecified times until 8th May.
Please note - snowboarding is not allowed on all courses at Yokoteyama - allowed on No1, No2 and No4 courses and the Shibutoge area. Currently, No4 course is closed).

Ichinose Family:
Quad lift open until 5th May.
No2 pair lift (B) open on April 9th, 10th, 16th, 17th, 23rd, 24th and 29th April until 5th May.

Ichinose Diamond:
Triple lift (and moving walkway) open on April 9th, 10th, 16th, 17th, 23rd, 24th and 29th April until 5th May.

Higashitateyama:
Opening from 29th April until 5th May for Golden Week.

Terakoya:
Quad and No1 pair lift opening on April 9th, 10th, 16th, 17th, 23rd, 24th and 29th April until 5th May.

Archive report: Posted at 6:11pm on Monday 4th April 2011
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