Yuzawa Now daily snow and weather - Saturday 14th April 2018

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ARCHIVE REPORT: Posted at 7:25am on Saturday 14th April 2018
Current weather conditions
Observed fresh snowfall
weather condition
Cloudy but bright
Base temp:
8°C

Top temp:
5°C
Precipitation Wind Visibility
precipitation condition
None
wind condition
Light down here now but stronger forecast
visibility condition
Good
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Archive report: Posted at 7:25am on Saturday 14th April 2018
The latest Yuzawa Now report can be found here

Good morning from Yuzawa.

Today GALA Yuzawa and the Tashiro area of Kagura will be closed due to forecast strong winds.

So today the choice is Kandatsu Kogen, Kagura (via the Mitsumata Ropeway) and Naeba.

Naeba of course is today re-opening for the weekend and they plan to have three lifts operating with the upper Takenokodaira and Daishamen courses open - you can't ride back down to base now.

OK, on to the weather. It's quite bright but generally cloudy at the start of the day. We might get some clearer skies and sunshine, but rain is due from this evening and possibly through the day tomorrow.

High temps of around 15C due later today.

Hope you have a good Saturday.

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* Kandatsu Kogen, GALA Yuzawa and Kagura plan to be open daily (weather permitting)
* But wind is preventing GALA Yuzawa and the Tashiro area of Kagura from opening today (Saturday)
* Naeba is open for the weekend (and plans to be open weekends and Golden Week)
* Yuzawa Now reports will continue to be posted daily until 6th May

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Updated: Saturday 14th April 2018, 7:25am

Planned resort operations - subject to change

GALA Yuzawa
- ***** CLOSED TODAY DUE TO WINDS *****
- Generally at least part open until Sunday 22nd April (* changed from the initial plan of 6th May)
- Official snow depth: 120cm
- Central Area: The Gondola, Coach, Barouche, Phaeton lifts operating; all courses remain open
- North Area: The Victoria lift operating; Broadway, Swan (part), Super Swan and Super Broadway courses remain open
- The South Area and Falcon course back to base are now closed for the season

Kandatsu Kogen
- At least part open until Sunday 22nd April
- Official snow depth: 70cm
- Kandatsu Kogen remains part open
- The Tozawa pair and Onaka and Ikenodaira quad lifts remain operating

Naeba
- Naeba is re-opening today and tomorrow
- The resort then plans to be open weekends and daily from 28th April until 6th May
- Official snow depth: 100cm (upper area)
- The Prince Number 2 Gondola, Takenokodaira and Daishamen romance lifts are scheduled to be operating
- Need to take the Gondola back down to base

Kagura
- ***** TASHIRO AREA CLOSED TODAY. MITSUMATA ROPEWAY OPEN
- Tashiro Ropeway plans to be at least part open until Sunday 6th May
- Mitsumata Ropeway and the main Kagura area plan to be at least part open until Sunday 27th May
- Official snow depth: Kagura area - 250cm; Mitsumata area - 150cm; Tashiro area - 200cm
- All areas of Kagura remain generally open and almost all course areas still available
- The downhill course back to Mitsumata Ropeway is closed
- The Dragondola connecting Tashiro with Naeba is now closed for the season

Archive report: Posted at 7:25am on Saturday 14th April 2018
The latest Yuzawa Now report can be found here

Yuzawa Now ski lift operation notes:

See above for details!

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December observed snowfall total 277cm 144cm 92cm
January observed snowfall total 392cm 470cm 143cm
February observed snowfall total 162cm 267cm 151cm
March observed snowfall total 11cm 71cm 38cm
April observed snowfall total 1cm 0cm 0cm
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Season observed snowfall total 857cm 954cm 424cm
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2017/2018 season - 14cm
[14cm]
277cm
[291cm]
392cm
[683cm]
162cm
[845cm]
11cm
[856cm]
1cm
[857cm]
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2016/2017 season - 2cm
[2cm]
144cm
[146cm]
470cm
[616cm]
267cm
[883cm]
71cm
[954cm]
0cm
[954cm]
0cm
[954cm]
2015/2016 season 0cm
[0cm]
0cm
[0cm]
92cm
[92cm]
143cm
[235cm]
151cm
[386cm]
38cm
[424cm]
0cm
[424cm]
0cm
[424cm]
2014/2015 season 0cm
[0cm]
0cm
[0cm]
559cm
[559cm]
420cm
[979cm]
228cm
[1207cm]
95cm
[1302cm]
1cm
[1303cm]
0cm
[1303cm]
2013/2014 season 0cm
[0cm]
5cm
[5cm]
131cm
[136cm]
297cm
[433cm]
204cm
[637cm]
191cm
[828cm]
5cm
[833cm]
0cm
[833cm]
2012/2013 season 0cm
[0cm]
8cm
[8cm]
217cm
[225cm]
254cm
[479cm]
238cm
[717cm]
42cm
[759cm]
3cm
[762cm]
0cm
[762cm]
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