Zao Now daily snow and weather - Thursday 8th April 2010

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ARCHIVE REPORT: Posted at 11:17am on Thursday 8th April 2010
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Archive report: Posted at 11:17am on Thursday 8th April 2010
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This morning started off cold and cloudy (-4 in the village, -7 at the top of the resort area) but things seem to be clearing up now and there is a fair bit if blue sky now, indeed the forecast is for clearer weather this afternoon and also tomorrow when things should warm up a fair bit as well.

Good visibility on the mountain, not many people about, decent spring conditions on the slopes that remain open.

Chuo area:
155cm

Paradise area:
160cm

Utopia area:
170cm

Below are the lifts that remain open at the Zao Onsen resort (subject to change):

Uwanodai area:
Zao Sky Cable - open all year (closed 6th-28th May for maintenance)

Nakamori area:
Zao Chuo Ropeway - open all year (closed 12th-21st for maintenance, except Sat/Sun)

Chuo area:
Chuo No1 pair - until 5th May
Chuo No2 pair - until 11th April (after that open Sat/Sun/holidays until 5th May)
Katakai triple - until 11th April (after that open Sat/Sun/holidays until 5th May)

Diamond valley:
Closed

Paradise:
Paradise Pair lift - until 5th May
Shobunuma No1 triple and No2 pair - open Sat/Sun/holidays only until 5th May

Yokokura:
Zao Ropeway - open all year (closed 6th-18th May for maintenance)
 
Omori / Kurohime:
Kurohime - until conditions allow

Utopia:
Zao Ropeway - open all year (closed 6th-18th May)
Utopia No2 pair - until conditions allow
Astraea No3 pair - until conditions allow

Archive report: Posted at 11:17am on Thursday 8th April 2010
The latest Zao Now report can be found here

Zao Now ski lift operation notes:

Parts of Zao Onsen resort remain open - see report below for the latest on current lift operations.

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