From the monthly archives:

March 2015

Clear and Blue

by Mark on March 27, 2015

Base up top: 430 cm    Temp Top; -2 Degrees Base at bottom; 210 cm New Snow since close: 0 cm Weather; Clear   A fine and clear day awaits those ready to ascend the hill this morning. Light winds, light crowds and there is still some good snow at the top. Today will be […]

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Another epic day ahead

by Mark on March 26, 2015

Base up top: 440 cm    Temp Top; -7 Degrees Base at bottom; 220 cm New Snow since close: 5 cm Weather; Clear   We have awoken to a staggeringly beautiful morning. A brilliant warm alpenglow is shinning on the surrounding peaks while a clear blue sky looks down from above. With deep fresh powder […]

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Wicked Wednesday

by Mark on March 25, 2015

Base up top: 440 cm    Temp Top; -7 Degrees Base at bottom; 195 cm New Snow since close: 30 cm Weather; Snow   30 cm of spring powder, tick. No one of the mountain, tick. The fact that today will be epic, guaranteed. Heavy but isolated snow showers have continued overnight adding no less […]

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Spring Powder

by Mark on March 24, 2015

Base up top: 390 cm    Temp Top; -8 Degrees Base at bottom; 195 cm New Snow since close: 5 cm Weather; Snow   Looks like we have some big flakes falling from the sky in Nozawa Onsen this morning. With temperatures slightly less than an average mid winter day and strong gusting winds it […]

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Perfect groomers

by Mark on March 22, 2015

Base up top: 385 cm    Temp Top; +1 Degrees Base at bottom; 200 cm New Snow since close: 0 cm Weather; Clear   A repetitive spring pattern has established itself over the past few days across the island of Honshu. Today we have pretty much a carbon copy of yesterday with an light overnight […]

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