The resort has announced the inevitable - it won't be able to open tomorrow as originally planned and from now we'll all just have to be on stand-by waiting for enough snow to get the ski lifts moving.
Zannen-nasu, as they say!
The courses up on Yamabiko are sadly looking bare once again, and the trees up there have a cool frosty-look thing going on.
And that's where we are at the moment really.
The local forecast talks of more cloud this afternoon and rain, possibly sleet and possibly some snow overnight down to near base.
Fresh snow to report since yesterday (reported by resort):