Yuzawa Now daily snow and weather - Saturday 12th December 2020

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ARCHIVE REPORT: Posted at 8:06am on Saturday 12th December 2020
Current weather conditions
Observed fresh snowfall AT BASE
weather condition
Cloudy and grey
Base temp:
5°C

Top temp:
1°C
Precipitation Wind Visibility
precipitation condition
None but some rain expected
wind condition
Light southerly
visibility condition
Cloudy
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Archive report: Posted at 8:06am on Saturday 12th December 2020
The latest Yuzawa Now report can be found here

Good morning from Yuzawa.

As expected, Kagura is opening 30 minutes earlier this morning and tomorrow. The Kagura Number 1 pair lift is moving again for the weekend, but they are not opening any further courses... presumably due to there being less snow up there right now. So it's just the 1,500m main course that remains open.

The forecast is still looking great for snow - lots of snow, consistent snow - in the coming week.

We will probably get some rain falling over the weekend, but the snow IS coming.

Locals are making final preparations and (most of us) looking forward to it start falling.

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

Operating lifts:

- Mitsumata Ropeway (7:30am until 4:30pm)
- Mitsumata Number 1 quad lift (7:30am until 2:30pm)
- Mitsumata Number 2 romance lift (7:45am until 4:00pm)
- Kagura Gondola (7:45am until 3:45pm)
- Kagura Number 1 romance lift (9:00am until 3:00pm)
- Kagura Number 1 high speed lift (8:00am 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
- GALA Yuzawa (earliest Tuesday)
- Joetsu Kokusai
- 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:

- GALA Yuzawa
- Yuzawa Kogen
- Route 17 near Yuzawa IC exit

Archive report: Posted at 8:06am on Saturday 12th December 2020
The latest Yuzawa Now report can be found here

Yuzawa Now ski lift operation notes:

1500m main course at Kagura is open. Other ski areas on standby or waiting for planned opening dates

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February observed snowfall total - 248cm 190cm
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Season observed snowfall total 0cm 425cm 1042cm
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253cm
[255cm]
523cm
[778cm]
190cm
[968cm]
50cm
[1018cm]
24cm
[1042cm]
0cm
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2017/2018 season - 14cm
[14cm]
277cm
[291cm]
392cm
[683cm]
162cm
[845cm]
11cm
[856cm]
1cm
[857cm]
0cm
[857cm]
2016/2017 season - 2cm
[2cm]
144cm
[146cm]
470cm
[616cm]
267cm
[883cm]
71cm
[954cm]
0cm
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0cm
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92cm
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143cm
[235cm]
151cm
[386cm]
38cm
[424cm]
0cm
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0cm
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0cm
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559cm
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420cm
[979cm]
228cm
[1207cm]
95cm
[1302cm]
1cm
[1303cm]
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5cm
[5cm]
131cm
[136cm]
297cm
[433cm]
204cm
[637cm]
191cm
[828cm]
5cm
[833cm]
0cm
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8cm
[8cm]
217cm
[225cm]
254cm
[479cm]
238cm
[717cm]
42cm
[759cm]
3cm
[762cm]
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