Snow and weather reports posted on Monday 1st May 2017
Friday 24th May 2013, 9:24am
We have enjoyed some fine weather conditions over the last week or so. Lots of sun and blue skies to enjoy and not too hot just yet. This morning the sun is out again and a comfortable high of around 23 degrees is forecast.
Three more days left at Kagura before the ski season shuts down for good in this region. The following courses remain open:
The snow in the Mitsumata area is now just a narrow strip that is acting as a way to get back down to the Ropeway, essentially a connecting course. It's great that they can keep it open though right up until the end (hopefully), rather than have to shuttle people up to Kagura on a bus.
Looks like it should be more fine conditions through until the end of the weekend as well.
Three more days of the ski season left in Shiga Kogen, including today, as Yokoteyama and Shibutoge will be running their last ski lift of the season on Sunday afternoon. It's all very limited now but I'm sure there'll be more than a few people turning up for the weekend to get in those last turns of the season.
I'll post a final report for the season early in the week. Read more ...