Shiga Kogen Now daily snow and weather - Sunday 24th March 2013

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ARCHIVE REPORT: Posted at 2:59pm on Sunday 24th March 2013
Current weather conditions
Observed fresh snowfall
weather condition
Clear and sunny
Base temp:
5°C

Top temp:
4°C
Precipitation Wind Visibility
precipitation condition
-
wind condition
Slight breeze
Great
This report
Sunday 24th March 2013, 2:59pm
0cm
Saturday 23rd March 2013, 9:52am 0cm
Friday 22nd March 2013, 9:15am 0cm
Thursday 21st March 2013, 9:42am 3cm
Wednesday 20th March 2013, 11:23am 0cm
Tuesday 19th March 2013, 8:49am 0cm
Monday 18th March 2013, 9:45am 0cm
Last 7 reports (total): 3cm
Last 14 reports (total): 33cm
Current month (March 2013) total: 58cm
2012/2013 season so far total: 538cm

Archive report: Posted at 2:59pm on Sunday 24th March 2013
The latest Shiga Kogen Now report can be found here

It is a full on spring day here in Shiga Kogen. Clear skies, the sun is out, fairly warm, dry roads, birds out busy doing their spring busy thing...

Tomorrow won't be as warm and cloud is forecast. There might even be a bit of snow falling later in the day and into the following morning.

Nighta operations planned for tonight at the following resort area:
Ichinose Family

Official resort snow depths as of Sunday 24th March 2013 AM:

Yokoteyama:
205cm
Shibutoge:
210cm
Kumanoyu:
205cm
Sun Valley:
120cm
Maruike:
120cm
Giant:
160cm
Mammoth:
175cm
Terakoya:
170cm
Ichinose Family:
180cm
Ichinose Diamond:
180cm
Yakebitaiyama:
210cm
Okushiga Kogen:
210cm

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Here are the latest lift operation plans for the resorts around Shiga Kogen, as of Saturday 23rd March. Please note that they are of course subject to change and in particular snow conditions.

Sun Valley:
Number 1 quad open until April 4th, then April 6th and 7th.
Number 3 lift open until March 31st March, morning of April 2nd, April 3rd, and morning of April 4th.

Maruike:
Number 1 triple lift open until April 2nd.
Number 2 pair lift open until March 31st.

Hasuike:
Triple lift open until April 1st.
Ropetow open until March 31st.

Giant:
Open until April 5th.

Happo Bunadaira:
Open until March 31st.

Higashitateyama:
Open daily until March 31st and then open on April 6th, 7th, 13th, 14th, 20th, 21st and April 27th until May 6th.

Nishitateyama:
Number 1 'hoodie', quad open until March 31st.
Number 2 triple open until March 31st and then mornings of April 27th until May 6th.

Terakoya:
Open daily until March 31st and then open on April 6th, 7th, 13th, 14th, 20th, 21st and April 27th until May 6th.

Mammoth:
Quad open until May 6th.
Number 2 triple lift open until April 7th and then April 25th-27th.
Number 3 pair lift open until March 31st.

Tanne no mori okujo:
Open until April 2nd and then open on April 6th, 7th, 13th, 14th and April 26th until May 6th.

Ichinose Family:
Quad open until May 6th.
Number 3 quad open until March 31st.
Number 2 Pair A line open until March 31st and then open April 10th-15th, April 17th-22nd, April 24th-25th.
Number 2 Pair B line open until April 9th and then open April 13th, 14th, 16th, 17th, 18th, 23rd and then April 26t until May 6th.

Ichinose Diamond:
Quad lift open until April 7th and then on April 13th, 14th, 20th, 21st and then April 27th until May 6th.
Triple lift open until March 31st.
Moving walkway open until March 31st.

Ichinose Yamanokami:
Open until April 7th and then April 13th, 14th, 20th, 21st and then April 27th until May 6th.

Yakebitaiyama:
Number 1 Gondola open until April 7th.
Number 2 Gondola open until April 7th and then April 13th, 14th, 20th, 21st and then April 27th until 6th May.
Number 2 high speed lift open until April 7th and then April 13th, 14th, 20th, 21st and then April 27th until 6th May.
Number 3 high speed lift open until March 31st and then April 5th-7th.
Number 4 romance lift open when the Number 2 Gondola is not running.

Okushiga Kogen:
No details yet.

Kumanoyu:
Number 1 pair lift open until May 6th.
Number 2 pair lift open until May 12th.
Number 3 quad lift open until March 31st and then April 6th, 7th, 13th, 14th, 20th, 21st and then April 27th until May 6th.

Yokoteyama & Shibutoge:
Yokoteyama Number 1 Sky lift open until 6th May.
Yokoteyama Number 2, 3 Sky, Shibutoge romance lifts open until late May (basically as long as they can open).

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From 7th May onwards, special individual lift tickets are required at Kumanoyu and Yokoteyama - season tickets and all Shiga Kogen tickets not valid. At Kumanoyu they are 3000 yen (children 1500 yen) for a full day and 2000 yen (children 1000 yen) for half day. At Yokoteyama and Shibutoge they are 3000 yen (children free) for a full day and 2000 yen (children free) for half day.

Archive report: Posted at 2:59pm on Sunday 24th March 2013
The latest Shiga Kogen Now report can be found here

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