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Whiteout at Happo

Intrepid staff members Pat and Alanna braved the whiteout conditions at Happo to bring you the good news – It’s dumped!                           15cm at the lodge translated into 30-40cm at the top. little snowmen every day in the forecast for the next week… Read more »

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Windy day at Goryu

A bit more fresh snow last night – maybe 10cm at the bottom and 20cm up top to add to the dusting we had the day before. Goryu are reporting 45cm base up top and temperatures of -4C The Morino & Wadano crew headed up to check it out.            … Read more »

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The 2012 Season has started!

The Hakuba 2012 season has officially started!! Hakuba 47 and Goryu decided yesterday afternoon to open today for the 2012 season. I arrived at Goryu to find all 3 car parks completely full. Obviously the word had got out. The Weather couldn’t have been better with stunning views once up on top. The base was… Read more »

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Snow alert!

Snow flurries have been spotted in the Hakuba region. Wax your skis and boards! Hakuba 47 showing some extremely white slopes especially at the top.                       A view of Happo. The system coming though on Thursday may lay enough snow on the upper slopes for… Read more »

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Snow on the peaks – October 3rd

  The first snow was actually on Sept 19th but it melted by 8am. The first decent dusting happened in the last two days. There’s a definite chill in the air and everyone is busy in the village harvesting the rice before the first frost. Not long to go now!

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