From the monthly archives:

January 2015

Fresh Snow Comes to Nozawa Onsen

by Mark on January 31, 2015

Base up top: 380 cm    Temp Top; -7 Degrees Base at bottom; 220 cm New Snow since close: 15-20 cm Weather; Wind and snow The snow is here! It has picked up overnight and we have 15cm of fresh sitting at the summit, 20cm on the more protected upper slopes. A higher amount at […]

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Czech National powder day mission steeps

by Mark on January 30, 2015

Base up top: 380 cm    Temp Top; -4 Degrees Base at bottom; 220 cm New Snow since close: 0 cm Weather; Overcast What a day it was yesterday! The snow was not deep by any margin and many tree areas were riddled with dreaded death cookies but those who got up on the hill […]

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Clear Blue

by Mark on January 29, 2015

Base up top: 380 cm    Temp Top; -11 Degrees Base at bottom; 225 cm New Snow since close: 0 cm Weather; Clear As expected it’s a mostly clear morning in Nozawa Onsen with light winds and lengthy visibility. The alpinglow on the surrounding peaks was a spectacular backdrop for snow covered farmland. With a […]

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Powder is Falling

by Mark on January 28, 2015

Base up top: 380 cm    Temp Top; -9 Degrees Base at bottom; 220 cm New Snow since close: 10 cm Weather; Snow Finally we have some beautiful thick flakes falling in the village of Nozawa Onsen. A welcome change from the liquid pow we were doused with yesterday. 10cm was recorded at the summit […]

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by Mark on January 27, 2015

Base up top: 385 cm    Temp Top; +1 Degrees Base at bottom; 220 cm New Snow since close: 0 cm Weather; Light rain At the moment we have some light rain falling in the village of Nozawa Onsen. Not ideal conditions but the good news is there is snow on the way. The rain […]

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