Niseko Now daily snow and weather - Wednesday 26th January 2011

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ARCHIVE REPORT: Posted at 9:30am on Wednesday 26th January 2011
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Archive report: Posted at 9:30am on Wednesday 26th January 2011
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Nothing much to report again. A little snow fell on and off through yesterday and there was a dusting overnight. This morning it is mostly cloudy with a little sun poking through and some light snow flurries. We really need some decent falls of fresh snow and at this stage some reasonable falls may start falling on Friday and hopefully continue throughout the weekend.
Happy Australia Day to all the Aussies in resort. Plenty of events on around the village throughout the day and tonight should be a big one!

Current Official Snow Depths:

Grand Hirafu:
Top - 320
Bottom - 160

Niseko Village:
Top - 300
Bottom - 180

Annupuri:
Top - 245
Bottom - 200

Avalanche Information:

Mountain base 6am: -8℃ and slight overnight snowfall. The Sea of Japan is calm with a mild easterly wind. Though, the wind is still blowing strong in high altitudes. The wind-blown snow has recovered some west facing slopes around 1000m, but also made thin wind-drift slabs to develop around 1250m Backbowl sidewalls and Hanazono face of Higashi-One. Thin slab slides could be triggered by skiing stimulation or other impacts. Even if in small scale, an avalanche could easily drag a skier down for several hundred meters, hitting trees on the way and could result in a serious accident. Do not underestimate the risks. The New Year accident happened in similar conditions. There may be no deep snow, but fun condition remains in the tree-runs. Carefully select your touring route in the out of bounds area. Do not traverse knolls, open steep faces or slopes under cornices. Those are typical avalanche terrain and could slide at anytime. Peak gates are scheduled to open at 9:30. Have a nice day.

Archive report: Posted at 9:30am on Wednesday 26th January 2011
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Niseko Now ski lift operation notes:

All lifts expected to operate and all gates expected to open. \r\n

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