Shiga Kogen Now daily snow and weather - Tuesday 13th March 2012

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ARCHIVE REPORT: Posted at 11:53am on Tuesday 13th March 2012
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Archive report: Posted at 11:53am on Tuesday 13th March 2012
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What a difference a few days makes. We have gone from spring conditions to full on powder today. Snow was falling for most of yesterday and this morning we have I would guess at least 30cm of new snowfall, possibly more. There was a wind yesterday that was blowing everything about so it will be more and less in places.

It was also very cold this morning. Very cold back down to minus double digits. While that made it difficult to get up in that cold, the though of all that new snow to enjoy surely made up for it and I'm sure lots of people made it out for their first tracks this morning.

It's just cloudy here in the Maruike area at the moment and there's even signs of the sun casting shadows on the slopes. I can see some blue skies as well and just before I was over at Ichinose and there was a fair bit of blue sky opening up. So conditions seem to be clearing up. And tomorrow the forecast is for clear and sunny skies. It should stay cold and perhaps a chance of more snow tomorrow night but after that and into the weekend we are going to have a return of warmer conditions once again.

For now though, some very nice conditions out there once again.

Nighta operations this evening planned at the following resort area:

- Ichinose Family

Official resort snow depths as of Tuesday 13th March 2012 AM:

Yokoteyama:
230cm
Shibutoge:
235cm
Kumanoyu:
225cm
Maruike:
180cm
Sun Valley:
180cm
Giant:
150cm
Mammoth:
170cm
Terakoya:
190cm
Ichinose Family:
175cm
Ichinose Diamond:
175cm
Yakebitaiyama:
240cm
Okushiga Kogen:
240cm

Archive report: Posted at 11:53am on Tuesday 13th March 2012
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Shiga Kogen Now ski lift operation notes:

All ski resorts of Shiga Kogen now open for season

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