Yuzawa Now daily snow and weather - Saturday 31st December 2011

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ARCHIVE REPORT: Posted at 10:00am on Saturday 31st December 2011
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Archive report: Posted at 10:00am on Saturday 31st December 2011
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It is just a cloudy start to the day this New Year's Eve morning in Yuzawa. Grey and cloudy with us having got a bit of new snow overnight. Kagura is reporting 20cm but nothing like that in town, just a thin new coating I would say on lower slopes around town. It looks like we are all open today all as planned around town as well with not much of a wind interferring with plans!

The local forecast for the day is cloud and light snow and tomorrow looks set to be a fine and sunny clear day with milder temperatures. Not that it is really cold today, currently hovering around 0 degrees.

So there we go, the end of 2011. It sure has been an eventful one, and I think everyone will be hoping that the main events of 2012 involve huge amounts of fresh snow falling on the mountains and a good long ski season!

It should be busy out there today and tomorrow and lift lines should be expected.

Have a fun and safe New Years Eve everyone.... and see you in 2012.

Official resort snow depths @ 31st December 11, AM:
Mt Naeba:
170cm
Kagura:
240cm
Kagura - Tashiro:
210cm
GALA Yuzawa:
200cm
Kandatsu Kogen:
190cm
NASPA Ski Garden:
200cm
Iwappara:
185cm
Yuzawa Kogen:
200cm
Yuzawa Park:
190cm
Yuzawa Nakazato:
140cm
Ludens Yuzawa:
160cm
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Ishiuchi Maruyama:
210cm
Centleisure Maiko:
250cm
Joetsu Kokusai:
200cm

I thought it would be interesting to see how the snow depths were looking at this time last year. A look back in the archives shows the following official snow depths at resorts in Yuzawa on 31st December 2010:

Naeba 55cm; Kagura 150cm; Tashiro 130cm; Gala Yuzawa 100cm; Yuzawa Kogen 60cm; Yuzawa Park 40cm; Kandatsu Kogen 70cm; Iwappara 50cm; NASPA Ski Garden 50cm

So as you can see we are doing really well compared with last year... NASPA Ski Garden had just 50cm this time last year - today they have 200cm. Kandatsu was on 70cm and today on 190cm. Let's hope the season continues like this and the new year brings with it more deep snow conditions.

Archive report: Posted at 10:00am on Saturday 31st December 2011
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Yuzawa Now ski lift operation notes:

All resorts now open.

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