Niseko Now daily snow and weather - Monday 2nd April 2012

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ARCHIVE REPORT: Posted at 11:53am on Monday 2nd April 2012
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Archive report: Posted at 11:53am on Monday 2nd April 2012
The latest Niseko Now report can be found here

Light snow overnight as yesterdays sunny start clouded over in the afternoon and this morning we saw some huge light flakes falling around 9am... the kind of thing that you expect to see in January. No complaints!

Current conditions are a little bit windy with some lifts on standby due to those conditions, but with light snowfall continuing through the morning.

From tomorrow looking good for some new snowfall during the rest of the week, though may start off with rain falling as the daytime looks set to be warmer that today.

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As we are now into April, there will be a scaling back of lift operations, especially from next week. More services around town are closing for the season as things start to wind down. Below is the latest information from the resort areas in Niseko regarding lift operation plans:

Grand Hirafu & Hanazono:
The following lifts remain open, with the planned closing dates for each also shown:

A Ace Family Pair Lift - until 8th April
C Ace Quad Lift No2 - until 6th May
F Hirafu Gondola - until 8th April
I King Hooded Triple Lift #3 - until 6th May
J King Lift #4 - until 6th May
K Swinging Monkey Pair Lift - until 9th April
N Hanazono Hooded Quad Lift #1 - until 9th April
O Hanazono Quad Lift #2 - until 9th April
P Hanazono Hooded Quad Lift #3 - until 9th April

Niseko Village:
Niseko Village plans to be open every day until Sunday 8th April with the following lifts operating - Gondola, Banzai, Wonderland and Community. Niseko Village also plans to be open again for the Golden Week holiday period from Sunday 29th April until Sunday 6th May.

Annupuri:
Lifts at Annupuri plan to be open until 6th May.

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Official snow depths:

Grand Hirafu / Hanazono:
Top - 405cm
Bottom - 175cm

Niseko Village:
Top - 440cm
Bottom - 190cm

Annupuri:
Top - 470cm
Bottom - 180cm

Archive report: Posted at 11:53am on Monday 2nd April 2012
The latest Niseko Now report can be found here

Niseko Now ski lift operation notes:

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