Hakuba Now daily snow and weather - Monday 23rd April 2012

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ARCHIVE REPORT: Posted at 9:50am on Monday 23rd April 2012
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Archive report: Posted at 9:50am on Monday 23rd April 2012
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Morning from Hakuba, and it's a wet one. The rain is coming down, the roads are wet, the mountains are not visible due to the cloud cover and visibility up on the slopes looks poor up there. At least it isn't freezing cold up there, but I think lots of people might well decide to take the day off today and soak in an onsen!

Tomorrow should be much nicer with sun forecast and the mercury likely to rise to perhaps around 18C.... and even higher on Wednesday.

Official snow depths and operations @ Monday 23rd April 2012 AM:

Hakuba Goryu:
Gondola and Alps daira No1 and No3 lifts operating. The Toomi lifts are now closed but you can still ski down the course to the Gondola.
Official snow depths:
Alps daira - 190cm;
Toomi - 60cm

Hakuba 47:
Top to bottom skiable. All lifts apart from Line D operating.
Official snow depth:
Upper - 166cm
Lower - 94m

Happo-one:
Top areas open - you need to get the Gondola back down to base.
Lifts normally operating daily for spring are:
Gondola
Grat quad
Alpen quad
Panorama pair
Skyline No2 pair
Kurobishi No2 quad
Other lifts:
Kokusaio No3 pair lift plans to be open from 28th April until 6th May.
Usagidaira pair lift plans to be open from 28th April until 6th May.
Kurobishi No3 pair lift plans to be open from 28th April until 6th May.
Official snow depth:
Usagidaira - 150cm

Tsugaike Kogen:
Top to bottom skiable. Planned lifts operating are Ropeway, Gondola, Tsuga No2 pair lift and the Hannoki pair.
Official snow depth:
Upper slopes - 250cm
Lower - 90cm

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Planned ski resort closings in Hakuba and Otari, all subject to change:

Hakuba Goryu:
Upper area plans to be open until 6th May.

Hakuba 47:
47 plans to be open until 6th May.

Happo-one:
Upper slopes plan to be open until 6th May.

Tsugaike Kogen:
Plans to be open until Golden Week

The Hakuba Cortina, Norikura, Iwatake, Sanosaka and Minekata resorts are all now closed for the season.

Archive report: Posted at 9:50am on Monday 23rd April 2012
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