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Snow report for Karuizawa Snow Park

The Snow report for Karuizawa Snow Park was issued at: 10pm 04 Apr 2020

Karuizawa Snow Park Snow Report:

The Karuizawa Snow Park snow report is: Lifts open - unreported. Our model predicted 0cm (0 inches) of snow fell over the last 6 days between Sunday 29 of March at 12AM and Saturday 04 of April at 12AM at the mid mountain level.


Fresh Snow Depth:

Long Snow History
No recent snow

Last significant snowfall:

Knee
34cm
Sun 29 Mar (AM)
Origin:Report Origin

Karuizawa Snow Park snow depths:

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

Karuizawa Snow Park resort conditions:

Our Snow Report for Karuizawa Snow Park brings daily updates on the snow conditions, snow depths, piste and offpiste conditions and the number of open ski lifts. The latest Karuizawa Snow Park snow report shown below was updated on 4 Apr 2020. 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 Karuizawa Snow Park.

Last snowfall:

2cm
Mar 16
1cm
Mar 18
1cm
Mar 24
34cm
Mar 29

Resort report:

Conditions piste
Piste condition:
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Conditions off piste
Off Piste condition:
Next snowfall
Next snowfall:
3cm Thu 09 Apr (AM)
Next significant snowfall
Next significant snowfall:
No significant snow is forecast
Lift
Lifts open:
Conditions runs
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Karuizawa Snow Park snow conditions

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    Bluebird Powder Days
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Snow Radar

Latest snow reports near Karuizawa Snow Park:

No recent snow reports

No recent snow reports

Karuizawa Snow Park Snow Depths:

Recorded snow depths for the upper and lower slopes in Karuizawa Snow Park 2019 - 2020. The long term average for the upper slopes is also shown for comparison.

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Snow reports for resorts near Karuizawa Snow Park

Find the best conditions for skiing and snowboarding near Karuizawa Snow Park using our Snowfinder page.

Resort
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clear
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partially cloudy
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clear
Mid station 1965m
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clear
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partially cloudy
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clear
Mid station 1600m
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clear
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partially cloudy
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clear
Mid station 1838m
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clear
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partially cloudy
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clear
Mid station 1610m
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clear
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partially cloudy
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clear
Mid station 1780m

Notes on the Karuizawa Snow Park Snow Report

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

Members can check the hindcast for a timeline of Karuizawa Snow Park weather conditions. This detailed weather log makes it easy to predict snow conditions at Karuizawa Snow Park, even when the snow report is too old to be useful. The hindcast shows when our weather model last predicted snowfall at Karuizawa Snow Park. 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, Karuizawa Snow Park snow conditions will change too, so it is important to check the time and date of the Karuizawa Snow Park snow report and to guess what effect the weather will have had on snow quality between then and now. For example, the Karuizawa Snow Park 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 Karuizawa Snow Park 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 Karuizawa Snow Park, study the Karuizawa Snow Park piste map in relation to the wind direction to determine the most likely locations.

We stress the importance of checking the date on the Karuizawa Snow Park snow report particularly around weekends. For example, the snow report for Karuizawa Snow Park 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 Karuizawa Snow Park (found in menu above) for the location of favourable slopes that may be described in the "Karuizawa Snow Park Snow Conditions" part of the snow report. In addition to checking the Karuizawa Snow Park 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.