Zao Now daily snow and weather - Friday 15th April 2011

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ARCHIVE REPORT: Posted at 3:35pm on Friday 15th April 2011
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Archive report: Posted at 3:35pm on Friday 15th April 2011
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Another sunny and blue sky day in Zao as the resort prepares to be part open for the weekend - for details see below.

Cloud and sun but with a chance of slight rainfall/snowfall tomorrow afternoon, and then clearer on Sunday. Into next week and there may be a chance of some fresh snowfall on the mountain as well.

If you are going to be in Zao for the weekend, have fun... make the most of it!


Official snow depths as of 15th April:

Utopia - 220cm
Paradise - 190cm
Chuo - 190cm
Uwanodai - 100cm


Saturday 16th and Sunday 17th April (8:30am - 5pm):

The Chuo, Paradise, Ohira and Takatori courses will be opened.
These courses will be serviced by the Chuo Ropeway, Sky Cable Gondola, Chuo No1 Pair, Chuo No2 Pair and Paradise Pair lifts.

Saturday 23rd April until Golden Week (8:30am - 5pm):

The following courses will be opened:

Paradise detour
Renraku courses

The courses will be serviced by the following lifts:

Chuo Ropeway
Sky Cable
Zao Ropeway
Chuo No1 Pair
Chuo No2 Pair
Katakai Triple
Paradise Pair
Utopia No2 Pair
Shobunuma Pair

Spring lift ticket rates will apply.

Archive report: Posted at 3:35pm on Friday 15th April 2011
The latest Zao Now report can be found here

Zao Now ski lift operation notes:

See main report below for details on re-opening.

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