Current Temperature
-9°/0 °C
Top Station / Hirafu Station
Weather Condition
Top Station
-9°/-7min/max °C
Wind Speed
Wind Dir
Snow 24H
Snow To Date
Hirafu Village
-1°/2°min/max °C
Wind Speed
10.00 KM/H
Wind Dir
Snow 24H
5 cm
Snow To Date
755 cm
Forecast issued on 8am Mon 06, Apr 2020 by | Niseko Hirafu Resort


Monday 06 April 2020

Snow ...9cm New at Top with 5cm New at base - West @30k at Top - Minus 9c at Top with -1c at base @7am - Snow at Top for the next 4 days..

By Rod - 4pm JST

Well... Easter Snowfall for Niseko today and the models have further late season goodness to fall up high for the next 4 days. 9-10cm new fell up top and 5cm in village last night as West Jetstream and quite a decent low pressure cell delivers perhaps the last decent drop for this season. Up top at present has a base of 280cm with around 50cm down low.  

Rusutsu lifts spun for their last day yesterday and Hanazono lifts are now closed. From now till the 6th of May we'll be down to limited lifts across the remaining 3 areas with enough lifts to get you from base to top for Hirafu, Niseko Village and Annupuri.

The Avalanche report via the Lads at Moiwa have now finished for this winter as well. Many thanks to all those involved for their wise words and information.

At this stage ..the remaining few lifts will run to Wednesday May 6th. This will depend on snow pack and ..World Events.

Below Image - The Peak looking over to Weiss and the fishing village of Iwanai - Amazing Hokkaido 

SkiJapans Team at Niseko, Sydney and Hong Kong are now taking Bookings for next winter and have a huge cross section of super competitive deals happening...

NB..The Hokkaido Government has lifted its emergency stance of last month and it would appear that cases of COVID-19 in Hokkaido are decreasing now.

Always keep out of roped and closed areas and adhere to the Niseko Rules. Don't break boundaries or go into strictly forbidden terrain. This information will help keep you safer up there - Red button below along with our quick links to lifts status and The Niseko Rules.

Equip yourself adequately with the tools and safety gear if heading out the gates or touring plans. Strong caution advised whenever stepping outside legal gate access or skinning / touring back country.Be smart - Living is good.

Keep a Cool Head. Ski Wise and Stay Focused.

By: Rod at 17:27

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