Zao Now daily snow and weather - Friday 22nd April 2011

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ARCHIVE REPORT: Posted at 10:07am on Friday 22nd April 2011
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Archive report: Posted at 10:07am on Friday 22nd April 2011
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It's about 5 degrees in the village this morning, no wind and just cloudy conditions.

Yesterday was much colder and we actually got an impressive 20cm of fresh snow on the slopes... a nice new blanket that we will be able to enjoy from tomorrow.

Yes, tomorrow is the day when the resort opens up again and this time more lifts and courses. See below for details on what is going to be open. The resort plans to run through until the end of Golden Week (8th May?) from tomorrow.

I hope to see you on the slopes!


Official snow depths as of 16th April:

Utopia - 190cm
Paradise - 190cm
Chuo - 170cm
Uwanodai - 70cm


Saturday 23rd April until end of 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 10:07am on Friday 22nd April 2011
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Zao Now ski lift operation notes:

Zao Onsen is now closed. The resort will re-open from Saturday 23rd April until the end of Golden Week (prov. 8th May).

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