The snow didn't last long yesterday, clearing up in the afternoon - and similar conditions this morning. No new snow overnight, temperatures around +1 degrees C. The forecast is telling us that we might be beginning the new year with snow falling. Fingers crossed.
Already the last day of the year. It's hard to believe with the later-than-usual start to the season we had here. There still isn't masses of snow, but conditions out there remain good and a lot of fun to be had. Now if the New Year could just bring us a few blizzards lasting 3 days, that would be perfect!
Today, it's cloudy with visibility down. No new snowfall though. New Year crowds expected today until Saturday.
No new snow overnight, but moments of sunshine providing good visibility this morning. Early bird groomer runs are smooth and fast, and the New Year crowds are out having a great time. Overall numbers are down compared to normal, but long queues still appearing at the Hirafu gondola.
Temperatures are currently mild, with strong South-westerly winds expected to appear later in the day. Read more ...