Weather: Clear Sunny Blue Bird - 4c at Top - 12c in Village
Snow conditions: An absolute cracker Blue Bird Sunny day shaping up here in Niseko with mild to warm-ish Spring temps gripping the region, presently at +3c at top and +7c at base. Village temps by noon of around 12-13c with a light SSW breeze of 20k at top - The outlook has rain entering our region later on Tues into Weds.
Here in Hirafu, downloading is now required from the top of Ace quad and the Gondola to base. King lifts 3 and 4 at mid mountain to top are running and is where the action is, as well as the snow park skiers right off Ace 3. Both Annupuri and Hirafu resorts are operating just a few lifts each now as we enter the last 2 weeks of season. Click the lift status button below for what they plan to run today. Base pack presently around 200cm upper mountain Hirafu.
Hanazono and Niseko village are now closed. Niseko Village may open a lift or 2 for the Golden week holidays April 28- May 5th. All lifts across the Grand Hirafu resort will close around 4pm Sunday May 7th..Snow pack and weather pending.
More Niseko Action Images and Stunning landscape shots below to keep you inspired - scroll down to our gallery next to our Alpen Ridge Condominiums Live Cam at the base of The Family lift. We'll keep you updated daily till May 7th 2017 with the latest snow, weather and lift operations from our Hirafu Village Niseko HQ.
Back country touring terrain should be extra carefully chosen at this time of year. Things are on the move. Best not push your luck. Never break rope lines or gates that are closed. Please read the Moiwa Institute final avalanche report for this winter now posted and adhere to the Niseko Rules and Advisories. Red button below. Have fun and go safely.
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