Shiga Kogen Now daily snow and weather - Friday 16th April 2010

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ARCHIVE REPORT: Posted at 11:04am on Friday 16th April 2010
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Archive report: Posted at 11:04am on Friday 16th April 2010
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The last few days we have had some unseasonably cold weather in the region - even with some slight snowfall - and this morning is cold too though right now it is just a cloudy morning (there was some light snow falling even earlier on).

There is a chance of more snow tonight actually though come tomorrow things should be clearing up followed by a good chance of clearer skies on Sunday.

Lifts moving today (16th April 10):

Yokoteyama - 6 lifts
Shibutoge - 1 lift
Kumanoyu - 3 lifts
Mammoth - 2 lifts
Ichinose Family - 2 lifts
Okushiga Kogen - 2 lifts

Official resort snow depths as of 16th April 10:

Yokoteyama:
140cm
Shibutoge:
140cm
Kumanoyu:
125cm
Mammoth:
110cm
Ichinose Family:
120cm
Okushiga Kogen:
130cm

Planned closing dates at Shiga Kogen resorts:

Higashitateyama will be open on Saturdays and then from 29th April until 5th May.
At Terakoya the quad and No1 pair will be open on Saturdays and also the 29th April until 5th May.
At the Mammoth area, the quad will be open until 5th May.
The Ichinose Family area will be open until 5th May.
Ichinose Diamond will do it's best to be open until 5th May, dependent on conditions.
At Yakebitaiyama, the No2 Gondola open again on 17th, 18th, 24th, 25th April and 29th April until 5th May. The No2 quad lift will be moving on 17th, 18th, 24th, 25th April and 29th April until 5th May.
At Okushiga Kogen, the Gondola will be open 17th-19th April and the period 24th April - 5th May. The No 2 + 3 lifts until 5th May and the No 4 lift the period 24th April - 5th May.
Kumanoyu plans to be open until at least 5th May and perhaps beyond depending on conditions. The No3 quad lift will be open on Saturdays, Sundays and the period 24th April until 5th May.
Yokoteyama plans to be open until late on in May, depending on snow conditions of course.

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The above lift operation information is subject to change.

Archive report: Posted at 11:04am on Friday 16th April 2010
The latest Shiga Kogen Now report can be found here

Shiga Kogen Now ski lift operation notes:

Only certain parts of Shiga Kogen remain open. See report for the latest resort closing info.

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