Grandeco Now daily snow and weather - Friday 6th January 2017

Grandeco Now (Archive Report)

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ARCHIVE REPORT: Posted at 9:58am on Friday 6th January 2017
Current weather conditions
Observed fresh snowfall AT BASE
weather condition
Cloudy
Base temp:
-5°C

Top temp:
-9°C
Precipitation Wind Visibility
precipitation condition
None currently
wind condition
NW 3m/s
visibility condition
Good
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This report
Friday 6th January 2017, 9:58am
8cm
Thursday 5th January 2017, 9:45am 15cm
Wednesday 4th January 2017, 9:07am 12cm
Tuesday 3rd January 2017, 9:36am 10cm
Monday 2nd January 2017, 8:56am 0cm
Sunday 1st January 2017, 8:50am 0cm
Saturday 31st December 2016, 8:55am 3cm
Last 7 reports (total): 48cm
Last 14 reports (total): 75cm
Current month (January 2017) total: 45cm
2016/2017 season so far total: 161cm

Archive report: Posted at 9:58am on Friday 6th January 2017
The latest Grandeco Now report can be found here

Good morning from a chilly Grandeco.

8cm of new fresh snow this morning and it is cold.

Very good snow condition out there, light as powder on every courses so a good day to be out enjoying the Urabandai snow today.

According to the forecast, this area can expect for some snowfall every day around until 13th Friday. (Hopefully not an unlucky one!)

Course maintenance teams at the resort have decided to open No.3 lift and Mint A course from tomorrow. It is a chance to hike up to Mt. Nishidaiten using No.3 lift this weekend. So that means that 4km of course from top to base will be available from tomorrow.

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Snow park information: New items with kicker!

4m straight rail, 5m straight rail, 4 formed cask, drum can, 6m straight box, 8m straight rail, 3m kicker, 5m table top, 6m down box and 6m wide box.

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Lifts operating:

- Gondola
- Number 1 quad lift
- Number 2 quad lift

Courses open:

[A-a] Rainbow 3500
[A-b] Rainbow 3500
[A-c] Rainbow 3500
[B-c] Mint C
[C] Center
[D-b] Lavender B
[F] Basil

Official snow depth:
90cm

Road condition to Grandeco:
Inawashiro through Goshikinuma: wet snow
Goshikinuma through Grandeco: snow
Snow tires are necessary.

Archive report: Posted at 9:58am on Friday 6th January 2017
The latest Grandeco Now report can be found here

Grandeco Now ski lift operation notes:

Lifts operating:

- Gondola
- Number 1 quad lift
- Number 2 quad lift

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  2016/2017
*as of Friday 6th January 2017
2015/2016
Season
2014/2015
Season
6th January 8cm 3cm -
5th January 15cm 0cm -
4th January 12cm 0cm -
3rd January 10cm 0cm -
2nd January 0cm 0cm -
1st January 0cm 1cm -
31st December 3cm 1cm -
Previous 7 days total 48cm 5cm 0cm
Previous 14 days total 75cm 64cm 0cm
November observed snowfall total 4cm - -
December observed snowfall total 112cm 177cm -
January observed snowfall total 45cm 224cm -
February observed snowfall total - 130cm -
March observed snowfall total - 27cm -
April observed snowfall total - 5cm -
May observed snowfall total - 0cm -
Season observed snowfall total 161cm 563cm 0cm
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  October November December January February March April May
2019/2020 season - - - - - - - -
2018/2019 season - - - - - - - -
2017/2018 season - - - - - - - -
2016/2017 season - 4cm
[4cm]
112cm
[116cm]
45cm
[161cm]
- - - -
2015/2016 season - - 177cm
[177cm]
224cm
[401cm]
130cm
[531cm]
27cm
[558cm]
5cm
[563cm]
0cm
[563cm]
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