From the monthly archives:

December 2016

A fine last day of 2016

by Mark on December 31, 2016

Base at top: 150 cm Temp at Top: -5 Degree Base at Uenotaira station: 100 cm New snow since close: 5 cm Weather: Partly cloudy Welcome to the last day of 2016 in Nozawa Onsen. Its a fine day around here with a blue sky above and high clouds spread across the sky. From last […]

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Base at top: 150 cm Temp at Top: -8 Degree Base at Uenotaira station: 110 cm New snow since close: 50 cm Weather: Snow Rounding out 2016 in style Nozawa Onsen has come to the party with the biggest overnight fall of the season. 50cm has fallen up top, and 40cm in the village. Its […]

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A brilliant bluebird at Nozawa Onsen

by Mark on December 29, 2016

  Base at top: 115 cm Temp at Top: -7 Degree Base at Uenotaira station: 75 cm New snow since close: 0 cm Weather: Partly cloudy Nozawa Onsen has returned! Yesterday was the first day of the season that the mountain has felt like its true self. The brush and undergrowth were beginning to become […]

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Nozawa Snow Report 28 December 2016

by Mark on December 28, 2016

    Base at top: 90 cm Temp at Top: -8 Degree Base at Uenotaira station: 60 cm New snow since close: 20 cm Weather: Snow As expected, winter has returned to Nozawa Onsen once more with 20cm falling since last lifts. Snow is continuing to fall down here in the village and the wind […]

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                      Base at top: 75 cm Temp at Top: +2 Degree Base at Uenotaira station: 45 cm New snow since close: 0 cm Weather: Rain When you stay in Nozawa Onsen for any length of time the sound of running water becomes almost constant. The […]

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