From the monthly archives:

December 2014

Clearing Fog Today

by Mark on December 31, 2014

Base up top: 285 cm    Temp Top;  -3 Degrees Base at bottom; 175 cm New Snow since close: 10-20 cm Weather; Fog Its another foggy morning in Nozawa Onsen today. We had a patch of blue sky before the sea mist once again rolled up the valley and engulfed the resort. There is definitely […]

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Fog and Light Snow

by Mark on December 30, 2014

Base up top: 290 cm    Temp Top;  -4 Degrees Base at bottom; 180 cm New Snow since close: 10 cm Weather; Fog   Heavy fog has enveloped the village of Nozawa Onsen this morning inducing a definitive maritime atmosphere about the mountain. Squashed between an inversion layer, it should hopefully clear with an increased […]

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Nozawa Pillow Factory

by Mark on December 29, 2014

Base up top: 295 cm    Temp Top;  -2 Degrees Base at bottom; 190 cm New Snow since close: 5 cm Weather; Light snow   Looks like we have some light isolated snow showers across the region this morning. With a less than ideal wind direction, amounts will be fickle compared to forecasted totals but […]

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Picture Perfect Day

by Mark on December 28, 2014

Base up top: 300 cm    Temp Top;  -5 Degrees Base at bottom; 215 cm New Snow since close: 0 cm Weather; Clear We woke to a perfect sunny morning, the first truly spectacular morning of the season so far. Views over to the Myoko volcano were something that had to be seen to be […]

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Best day of the season

by Mark on December 27, 2014

Base up top: 330 cm    Temp Top;  -9 Degrees Base at bottom; 215 cm New Snow since close: 30 cm Weather; Snow How many best runs of the season can you have? If you were to say one, you’d be wrong as this line was dropped more than a few times yesterday. Deep blower […]

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