Yuzawa Now daily snow and weather - Thursday 10th December 2020

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ARCHIVE REPORT: Posted at 8:14am on Thursday 10th December 2020
Current weather conditions
Observed fresh snowfall AT BASE
weather condition
Clear and sunny
Base temp:
4°C

Top temp:
0°C
Precipitation Wind Visibility
precipitation condition
None
wind condition
Slight
visibility condition
Excellent
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Archive report: Posted at 8:14am on Thursday 10th December 2020
The latest Yuzawa Now report can be found here

Good morning from Yuzawa.

Some beautiful weather at times yesterday with sunshine and interesting some cloud formations. This morning, we have clear blue skies. Perhaps some cloud and rain later in the day and cloudy conditions are expected tomorrow. A high of around 10C is forecast for both days.

We're still looking good for potentially heavy snow come Monday (possibly as soon as Sunday) and through at least the middle of the week.

It's looking very promising.

Keep on remembering last year and the various disappointments, and trying to not get overly excited about it. But that's not working too well!

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Some people have mailed the site to ask about how ski areas are being affected by coronavirus situation.

We plan to post a general message on all the reports probably next week, but most appear to be asking people to wear face coverings, do the social distancing thing, and limit the number of people on gondola/ropeway/lifts - particularly those not in your own group. More on that soon...

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A 1,500m run at Kagura resort remains part open:

Operating lifts:

- Mitsumata Ropeway (8:00am until 4:30pm)
- Mitsumata Number 1 quad lift (8:00am until 2:30pm)
- Mitsumata Number 2 romance lift (8:15am until 4:00pm)
- Kagura Gondola (8:15am until 3:45pm)
- Kagura Number 1 high speed lift (8:30am until 3:00pm)

Courses open:

- Kagura main course (1,500m)
- Official snow depth: 40cm

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Planned opening dates for ski areas in the region

Below are the planned opening dates of ski areas in Yuzawa and Minamiuonuma. All are of course subject to change.


Currently part open:
- Kagura (via Mitsumata)

As soon as there is enough snow
- Joetsu Kokusai

Saturday 12th December 2020
- GALA Yuzawa
- Kagura (via Tashiro)

Friday 18th December 2020
- Ishiuchi Maruyama
- Maiko Snow Resort

Saturday 19th December 2020
- Kandatsu Snow Resort
- Naeba
- Nakazato Snow Wood
- Yuzawa Kogen
- Yuzawa Nakazato

Thursday 24th December 2020
- Iwappara
- NASPA Ski Garden

Friday 25th December 2020
- Ipponsugi
- Muica Snow Resort
- Muikamachi Hakkaisan
- Yuzawa Park

Saturday 26th December 2020
- Chateau Shiozawa
- Hakkai Sanroku
- Itsukamachi

Late December
- Mt Granview

Closed during the 2020-2021 winter season
- Ishiuchi Hanaoka

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Photos:

- Kagura
- GALA Yuzawa (2)

Archive report: Posted at 8:14am on Thursday 10th December 2020
The latest Yuzawa Now report can be found here

Yuzawa Now ski lift operation notes:

One run is open at Kagura

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88cm
[127cm]
248cm
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[425cm]
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253cm
[255cm]
523cm
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24cm
[1042cm]
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277cm
[291cm]
392cm
[683cm]
162cm
[845cm]
11cm
[856cm]
1cm
[857cm]
0cm
[857cm]
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[2cm]
144cm
[146cm]
470cm
[616cm]
267cm
[883cm]
71cm
[954cm]
0cm
[954cm]
0cm
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0cm
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92cm
[92cm]
143cm
[235cm]
151cm
[386cm]
38cm
[424cm]
0cm
[424cm]
0cm
[424cm]
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0cm
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559cm
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420cm
[979cm]
228cm
[1207cm]
95cm
[1302cm]
1cm
[1303cm]
0cm
[1303cm]
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5cm
[5cm]
131cm
[136cm]
297cm
[433cm]
204cm
[637cm]
191cm
[828cm]
5cm
[833cm]
0cm
[833cm]
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[0cm]
8cm
[8cm]
217cm
[225cm]
254cm
[479cm]
238cm
[717cm]
42cm
[759cm]
3cm
[762cm]
0cm
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