Asahidake snow report:

The Asahidake snow report is: Lifts open - unreported. Our model predicted 0 cm (0 inches) of snow fell over the last 6 days between Wednesday 12 of May at 12AM and Tuesday 18 of May at 12AM at the mid mountain level.


Fresh snow depth:

Long snow history
No recent snow

Last significant snowfall:

Shin
17cm
Tue 11 May
Origin:Report Origin

Asahidake snow depths:

Mountain
Upper snow depth:Snow RadarTell us
Lower snow depth:

Asahidake resort conditions:

Our Snow Report for Asahidake brings daily updates on the snow conditions, snow depths, piste and offpiste conditions and the number of open ski lifts. The latest Asahidake snow report shown below was updated on 18 May 2021. Snow Reports are provided regularly throughout the ski season courtesy of our own network of ski resort managers, the Skiclub of Great Britain and Skiresort Service International GmbH. In addition to the current report on ski conditions, we also provide webcams (including a 4 week cam archive), current live observations from nearby weather stations and also historical snow data for Asahidake.

Last snowfall:

19cm
May 03
17cm
May 04
11cm
May 10
17cm
May 11

Resort report:

Conditions piste
Piste conditions:
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Conditions off piste
Off Piste conditions:
Next snowfall
Next snowfall:
2cm Wed 26 May (PM)
Next significant snowfall
Next significant snowfall:
No significant snow is forecast
Lift
Lifts open:
Conditions runs
Resort runs:

Asahidake snow conditions

  • 0
    Bluebird Powder days
  • 1
    Powder days
  • 1
    Bluebird days

Snow Radar

Latest snow reports near Asahidake:

No recent snow reports

No recent snow reports

Asahidake Snow Depths:

Recorded snow depths for the upper and lower slopes in Asahidake 2020 - 2021. The long term average for the upper slopes is also shown for comparison.

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Snow reports for resorts near Asahidake

Find the best conditions for skiing and snowboarding near Asahidake using our Snowfinder page.

Resort
Issued: today 616km  away
Issued: yesterday 1502km  away
Issued: yesterday 1585km  away
Issued: yesterday 1837km  away
Issued: yesterday 1857km  away
Webcam
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Snow Depth
Upper
Lower
600cm
200cm
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Lower
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Lower
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Lower
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Lower
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Piste State
Last Snow
Amount:
Date:
1cm
8 days ago
Amount:
Date:
5cm
yesterday
Amount:
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3cm
yesterday
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3cm
yesterday
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2cm
yesterday
Next 9 Days
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0cm
0cm
0cm
0-3
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0cm
1cm
0cm
0-3
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0cm
0cm
0cm
0-3
3-6
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10cm
9cm
2cm
0-3
3-6
6-9
17cm
17cm
5cm
Weather
Tue
cloudy
Wed
light rain
Thu
partially cloudy
Mid station 1742m
Tue
clear
Wed
clear
Thu
partially cloudy
Mid station 1148m
Tue
clear
Wed
clear
Thu
partially cloudy
Mid station 2188m
Tue
clear
Wed
light snow
Thu
light snow
Mid station 2156m
Tue
clear
Wed
light snow
Thu
snow showers
Mid station 3530m

Notes on the Asahidake Snow Report

The snow report describes the piste and off-piste ski conditions at Asahidake. You can submit an updated snow report here. Piste and off-piste are often different so we ask snow reporters to describe Asahidake piste and off-piste conditions separately. If these details are missing from the Asahidake snow report, you can predict off-piste conditions using the snow depth, the date of the most recent snowfall at Asahidake, the Asahidake weather report and the forecast.

Members can check the hindcast for a timeline of Asahidake weather conditions. This detailed weather log makes it easy to predict snow conditions at Asahidake, even when the snow report is too old to be useful. The hindcast shows when our weather model last predicted snowfall at Asahidake. It shows how much snow we think fell then, and the way freezing level, wind and weather have varied through time. You will be able to predict whether to expect off-piste powder, slush, spring snow, ice or wind crust.

If you see a report of powder or fresh snow conditions several days after snow last fell, there is usually a good reason. At crowded ski resorts, off-piste new snow will be tracked out within hours of a fresh fall but wherever crowds are light in relation to the accessible terrain, it will be possible to stay fresh much later, perhaps several days later. Alternatively, strong winds sometimes redistribute powder snow enough to cover old tracks, or it may simply be that the ski area was not fully open for some period after the snow fell, so fresh snow that fell a while ago has remained un-tracked until this report.

Whenever weather conditions change, Asahidake snow conditions will change too, so it is important to check the time and date of the Asahidake snow report and to guess what effect the weather will have had on snow quality between then and now. For example, the Asahidake snow report on Friday afternoon may indicate fresh powder but if Friday night is mild and rainy then ski conditions will be very poor on Saturday morning. Conversely, if the weather stays stable and cold, the same snow report can be valid for more than a week. We advise that you check the Asahidake snow forecast to see if conditions are likely to change before your visit.

Many skiers enjoy moguls and fast icy pistes but for off-piste skiers and free-ride snowboarders, fresh snow starts to deteriorate from the moment it settles. Wind, rain and periods of above-freezing temperature are the primary cause of the evolution from fresh powder to windslab, ice or slush. High altitude slopes that are shaded from the sun and sheltered from the wind preserve powder stashes longer after fresh snowfall. If the snow report mentions pockets of powder at Asahidake, study the Asahidake piste map in relation to the wind direction to determine the most likely locations.

We stress the importance of checking the date on the Asahidake snow report particularly around weekends. For example, the snow report for Asahidake on Friday may indicate powder after recent snowfall but following a sunny and busy weekend, when the locals hit the mountains en masse, the ski conditions (at any resort) can deteriorate rapidly and late arrivals may see very different ski conditions. Of course some people look for deteriorating conditions in the snow report for the likely development of mogul fields but for powder lovers and particularly snowboarders this can mean tracked out off-piste snow. Of course, this doesn’t always happen quickly after fresh snowfall particularly at quiet North facing resorts at high altitude where genuine powder stashes may be found days or even weeks later. It is worth checking the piste map for Asahidake (found in menu above) for the location of favourable slopes that may be described in the "Asahidake Snow Conditions" part of the snow report. In addition to checking the Asahidake snow report we recommend that you check the snow forecasts found in the menu at the top of the page along with our ski resort guide.