Shiga Kogen Now daily snow and weather - Saturday 17th March 2012

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ARCHIVE REPORT: Posted at 8:58am on Saturday 17th March 2012
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Archive report: Posted at 8:58am on Saturday 17th March 2012
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Well it looks like it is sort of snowing outside but the roads are wet and it feels more like it is raining. Resorts around Shiga Kogen seem to be reporting snow more than rain but it's of the very wet and sleet-y variety. As I write this anyway.

It's also very windy this morning and that seems to be affecting some lifts out there especially more exposed ones. Right not is looks like Terakoya and Yakebitaiyama are being most affected.

I think those monkeys will be popular today!

Tomorrow should be calmer and the forecast is just for cloud but a chance of snow overnight and colder temperatures as well for the start of the new week.

Nighta operations this evening planned at the following resort area:

- Ichinose Family
- Ichinose Diamond
- Kumanoyu

Official resort snow depths as of Saturday 17th 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 8:58am on Saturday 17th 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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