Niseko Now daily snow and weather - Friday 4th May 2012

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ARCHIVE REPORT: Posted at 9:01am on Friday 4th May 2012
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Archive report: Posted at 9:01am on Friday 4th May 2012
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Well, not the best of mornings here in Niseko I'm afraid. Strong winds and rain this morning. What's more, the weather is preventing all but the Ace Family lift at Grand Hirafu to be closed as of 8:30am this morning. If things calm down then we can expect more of the planned lifts to open. Though I think people here for this part of Golden Week might choose to 'do something else' today!

The rain might continue into tomorrow morning, hopefully clearing up sooner than later. A chance of more stable and an appearance from the sun on the last day of the season, Sunday. Let's hope so.

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Current lift operations (4th May 2012 @ 9am):

Grand Hirafu:
Ace Family
Ace Quad Lift No2 [STANDBY]
Ace No3 [STANDBY]
King Hooded Triple Lift #3 [STANDBY]
King Lift #4 [STANDBY]
Hirafu Gondola [STANDBY]

Annupuri:
Annupuri Gondola
Jumbo No1 quad
Jumbo No4 pair [STANDBY]

Niseko Village:
Gondola [CLOSED]
Wonderland lift [CLOSED]

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Grand Hirafu, Annupuri and Niseko Village plan to be open until 6th May.
The Hanazono area is now closed.

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Official snow depths:

Grand Hirafu:
Top - 215cm
Bottom - 5cm

Annupuri:
Top - 150cm
Bottom - 30cm

Archive report: Posted at 9:01am on Friday 4th May 2012
The latest Niseko Now report can be found here

Niseko Now ski lift operation notes:

Part of Grand Hirafu, Annupuri and Niseko Village plan to be open until 6th May. See main report for more details.

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