Hakuba Snow Report – 16 Dec – a mixed bag on the mountain.

Bit of a miserable morning in most Hakuba resorts with a cloudy sky and bursts of rain & sleet spoiling the party. High winds were causing some problems at Hakuba 47 and Goryu (see pic at bottom) with the gondola. This was the scene at Cortina a couple of hours ago.

Hakuba Cortina Snow Pic

However in the last hour or so there have been some bursts of sunlight coming through at some resorts so it may not be such a bad day after all. Over on Goryu they are skiing up above the clouds with some nice blue sky.

Hakuba Goryu sunny day

Not any great dumps of snow forecast for the next few days but fingers crossed anyway!

Current snow depths in Hakuba (thanks to Snow Navi):

Happo-one – 180cm
Tsugaike – 230cm
Goryu – 180cm
Hakuba 47 – 165cm
Iwatake – 115cm
Kashimayari – 65cm
Norikura – 65cm
Cortina – 190cm

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