From the monthly archives:

February 2017

Base at top: 360 cm Temp at Top: -7 Degree Base at Uenotaira station: 270 cm New snow since close: 0 cm Weather: Sunny The last day of winter and the change of the seasons is becoming apparent. Although some heavy snowfalls are incoming for the weekend, the general trend is towards a greater proportion […]

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Light snow showers add 5cm overnight

by Mark on February 27, 2017

Base at top: 360 cm Temp at Top: -8 Degree Base at Uenotaira station: 275 cm New snow since close: 5 cm Weather: Light snow Sparse snowflakes are falling about the village today adding a dusting to the base of 5cm up top and a few centimetres at base elevations. The winds are very light […]

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Spring snow conditions

by Mark on February 23, 2017

Base at top: 370 cm Temp at Top: +1 Degree Base at Uenotaira station: 275 cm New snow since close: 0 cm Weather: Rain As expected mild weather and rain has moved over the region overnight creating a very maritime atmosphere in the village of Nozawa Onsen this morning. On the upside the rain isn’t […]

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Waste no time this morning!

by Mark on February 22, 2017

Base at top: 380 cm Temp at Top: -11 Degree Base at Uenotaira station: 290 cm New snow since close: 5 cm Weather: Clear Epic conditions across the mountain today. Light winds, mostly clear, deep snow that is almost entirely untracked and cold temperatures. Get it while it lasts. Top picks are the entire mountain, […]

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Half a meter overnight

by Mark on February 21, 2017

Base at top: 385 cm Temp at Top: -8 Degree Base at Uenotaira station: 290 cm New snow since close: 40 cm Weather: Heavy snow Heavy snow and strong winds are continuing to lash the resort of Nozawa Onsen in what has been a significant turn of winter. Since the close of lifts yesterday we […]

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