Shiga Kogen Now daily snow and weather - Tuesday 26th April 2011

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ARCHIVE REPORT: Posted at 8:57am on Tuesday 26th April 2011
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Archive report: Posted at 8:57am on Tuesday 26th April 2011
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Fine weather this morning in Shiga Kogen. It has been changeable conditions since the last report on Friday and it looks like we are in for more this week with generally fine but rain and perhaps even snow higher up at times over the next few days. This morning we have generally clear but hazy skies and a temperature of around 3 degrees early on.

Friday is a national holiday in Japan and the first of the "Golden Week" holidays. Tuesday 3rd, Wednesday 4th and Thursday 5th May are also national holidays. We are entering the last week or so of resort operations for some more places - details below.

Official resort snow depths as of 26th April 2011 AM:

Yokoteyama:
170cm
Kumanoyu:
150cm
Mammoth:
170cm
Ichinose Family:
140cm
Okushiga Kogen:
160cm

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Updated resort status (subject to change):

Mammoth:
Quad lift open until 5th May.

Okushiga Kogen:
Gondola, No2, No3 and No4 lifts open until 8th May.
Please note - Okushiga Kogen is a skiers-only area.

Kumanoyu:
No 1 pair lift will be open until 8th May.
No 2 pair lift will be open until 8th May and then may continue to be open depending on snow conditions at that time. They hope to be able to open until 15th May.
No 3 quad lift will be open from 29th April until 8th May.
No 4 pair lift – no specific opening times available.
Please note - Kumanoyu is a skiers-only area.

Yokoteyama – Shibutoge:
The resort plans to be open until the end of May.
Yokoteyama No 1 Sky lift open until 8th May.
Yokoteyama No 2, No 3 Sky lifts and the Shibutoge pair lift will all be open until conditions permit.
Yokoteyama No 4, No 5 and No 6 lifts will be open at unspecified times until 8th May.
Please note - snowboarding is not allowed on all courses at Yokoteyama - allowed on No1, No2 and No4 courses and the Shibutoge area. Currently, No4 course is closed).

Ichinose Family:
Quad lift open until 5th May.
No2 pair lift (B) open from 29th April until 5th May.

Ichinose Diamond:
Triple lift (and moving walkway) open from 29th April until 5th May.

Higashitateyama:
Opening from 29th April until 5th May for Golden Week.

Terakoya:
Quad and No1 pair lift open from 29th April until 5th May.

Archive report: Posted at 8:57am on Tuesday 26th April 2011
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Shiga Kogen Now ski lift operation notes:

Please see report below for details.

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