Yuzawa Now daily snow and weather - Wednesday 20th April 2016

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ARCHIVE REPORT: Posted at 10:28am on Wednesday 20th April 2016
Current weather conditions
Observed fresh snowfall
weather condition
Blue skies, some cloud, sunny
Base temp:
13°C

Top temp:
6°C
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wind condition
Slight
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Archive report: Posted at 10:28am on Wednesday 20th April 2016
The latest Yuzawa Now report can be found here

Good morning from Yuzawa.

It is a lovely morning here with the sun out and a real feel-good spring feel. Winter feels quite a way off now.

And indeed, spring has also caught up on GALA Yuzawa. The resort remains open, but it's important to note that there are now no courses open for skiing and snowboarding on natural snow - the only course is the Melody Snow course which is on artificial snow mats (made of plastic).

That means that the only resort that remains open for skiing and snowboarding on natural snow in the Yuzawa area is Kagura. It will be interesting to see how long they can keep going...

Tomorrow cloud is forecast and perhaps some rain as well later in the day.

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Resorts that remain open in Yuzawa on Wednesday 20th April 2016):

GALA Yuzawa
GALA Yuzawa resort plans to be open until Sunday 8th May.
The Melody course remains open - with artificial 'snow mats'. The sledging area is also still open.
Note that skiing and snowboarding on natural snow is now no longer possible at GALA.
Special lower prices are available (adults 2600 yen, children 1300 yen)

Kagura
The Tashiro Ropeway plans to be open until 8th May.
The Kagura area via Mitsumata Ropeway plans to be open until 29th May.
The Mitsumata area is now used as a 'connecting course' to get to and from the Kagura area and the downhill course to Mitsumata car park is now closed.
Most Kagura courses remain open with natural snow.
Official snow depth:
Kagura area: 170cm
Tashiro area: 140cm
Mitsumata area: -cm

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Resorts that are not listed above are now closed for the season.

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List of ski resorts in Yuzawa town
List of ski resorts in Minamiuonuma City

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Iwappara 6 day snow and weather forecast
NASPA Ski Garden 6 day snow and weather forecast
Kagura 6 day snow and weather forecast

Archive report: Posted at 10:28am on Wednesday 20th April 2016
The latest Yuzawa Now report can be found here

Yuzawa Now ski lift operation notes:

Kagura remains open.
For more info on Kagura and GALA Yuzawa please see main report.

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