Hakuba Now daily snow and weather - Sunday 15th January 2006

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ARCHIVE REPORT: Posted at 8:42am on Sunday 15th January 2006
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Archive report: Posted at 8:42am on Sunday 15th January 2006
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Thank God, the rain seems to have finally stopped, leaving cloudy skies with just the slightest amount of new snow now falling. Visibility is moderate down here in the Valley, so be careful of in-and-out whiteouts when you're on the mountain.

The snowpack is getting icy as the temperatures finally return to winter conditions - so stay on the groomers, folks.

**EXTREME AVALANCHE WARNING**
Warmer tempretures combined with rain on the snow pack will cause surface slides, as well as possible slides to the ground.
Extreme caution necessary.

In two recent pits in the Tsugaike area the following was found of southerly facing slopes.

05/01/08
Tsugaike shizenen, elevation 1800 metres, aspect S
Compression Test Easy @ 38cm from surface on new snow, needles, columns with some faceting occuring size 0.5~2 mm, sudden collapse.

Rutsch Block 2 @ 38 cm

Slope Test. Ski cut, produced size 1 soft slab, 40 cm hieght of crown, 20 x 20 metres in area, deposit stopped mid track.

05/01/09
Tsugaike Tengupara, elevation 2000 metres, aspect SE
Compression Test Easy ~ Moderate @ 33 & 37cm from surface on fist density new snow underlaying wind crust and overlaying 1 finger density snow, with some faceting occurring just above 1 Finger layer, size 0.5 mm, Progressive Compression

Rutsch Block 5 @ 33 cm

Multiple slope use resulted in no slides on South East facing slopes in the Tsugaike area.



Archive report: Posted at 8:42am on Sunday 15th January 2006
The latest Hakuba Now report can be found here

Hakuba Now ski lift operation notes:

Kashimayari, Sanosaka, Hakuba Goryu, Hakuba 47, Happo One, Iwatake, Tsugaike, Hakuba Norikura & Cortina ALL OPEN

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