The conditions here in Niseko are almost back to normal with some big falls this month on top of a base that had seen consistent top ups over the last few weeks, big days and big smiles all around. We are now sitting on a solid 5 meter base. Don't get me wrong the tide is out a bit it but there is a surprising amount of snow on the mountain, most of the vegetation is covered and the skiing and riding have been great!
You may have heard some average reports about this winter but table belows shows just how this winter stacks against the last few seasons past. Significantly less than the last couple of years but not bad when compared to 16 /17.
The piste of course has been great for a few weeks now and for those willing to hike a little further than usual the rewards have been fantastic.
It has taken longer than usual for Ski Patrol to open up the peak gates but the good news is all the gates are now open and new lines continue to open up with every new snow fall.
There is now more snow in the forecast with some solid storms looking to roll in from Feb 3rd and beyond, yeoow!