First Snow Video of 2016/17 Season - Witness Here!
The first snow clip of Mt. Yotei from Hirafu.
Yes, fellow powder snow chasers, mark October 7th as the date of the first snowfall date on Mt. Yotei for 2016/17 season.
With some light hailing and cold wind last night, the locals in Niseko
woke up to a huge excitement: winter is REALLY coming!! Mt. Yotei is
covered with a layer of white sprinkle we all have been waiting for! See
the clip below:
As of now, here are the opening dates for the four resorts of Niseko United, posted on Niseko United site:
Niseko Annupuri: November 23, 2016 (Wed) - May 7, 2017 (Sun)
Niseko Village: December 1, 2016 (Tue) - April 2, 2017 (Sun)
Niseko Grand HIRAFU: November 23, 2016 (Wed) - May 7, 2017 (Sun)
Niseko HANAZONO: December 3, 2016 (Sat) - April 2, 2017 (Sun)
Curious what the top of Mt. Yotei is like today? Here are some shots captured near the Ezo Fuji Hut (Pictures from Ezo Fuji Hut facebook).