Nozawa Snow Report Saturday 13th January 2018

by Mark on January 13, 2018

Snow clouds rolling in for the weekend

Nozawa Snow Report Saturday 13th January 2018

Snow clouds rolling in for the weekend

Snow wise we’re looking at a light snow fall during today and a heavier dump overnight.  A few clear days next week with snowfall to commence again on Wednesday.

The festivities for the fire festival are going to begin today with the chosen men bringing the trees down into the village.  It’s going to be amazing to watch as they prepare and construct the shrine for Monday.  Being one of the three most famous festivals in Japan you’re very lucky if you’re in Nozawa Onsen this weekend!

Also on the Nagasaka slope today from 10 – 3 you can try out snow biking for free!  If you’re keen to continue for a few runs night skiing is also on again.

Have a great day up there, stay safe and we’ll see you on the mountain.

Temp at Top: -10℃

Weather: Snowy

Base at top: 255 cm

Base at Uenotara station: 180 cm

New snow since close: 8 cm

 

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