Ski Japan - Nagano

Sun Alpina Hakuba Sanosaka Snow Report

Snow report for Sun Alpina Hakuba Sanosaka. Issued: 11pm 19 Feb 2020

Sun Alpina Hakuba Sanosaka Snow Report:

The Sun Alpina Hakuba Sanosaka snow report is: Lifts open - unreported. Our model predicted 31cm (12 inches) of snow fell over the last 6 days between Thursday 13 of February at 12AM and Wednesday 19 of February at 12AM at the mid mountain level.


Fresh Snow Depth:

Long Snow History
29cm
Tue 18 Feb (PM)
Origin:Report Origin

Last significant snowfall:

Shin
29cm
Tue 18 Feb (PM)
Origin:Report Origin

Sun Alpina Hakuba Sanosaka snow depths:

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Upper snow depth:Snow RadarTell us
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Sun Alpina Hakuba Sanosaka resort conditions:

Our Snow Report for Sun Alpina Hakuba Sanosaka brings daily updates on the snow conditions, snow depths, piste and offpiste conditions and the number of open ski lifts. The latest Sun Alpina Hakuba Sanosaka snow report shown below was updated on 19 Feb 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 Sun Alpina Hakuba Sanosaka.

Last snowfall:

6cm
Feb 10
14cm
Feb 11
2cm
Feb 17
29cm
Feb 18

Resort report:

Conditions piste
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Conditions off piste
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Next snowfall
Next snowfall:
8cm Sun 23 Feb (AM)
Next significant snowfall
Next significant snowfall:
8cm Sun 23 Feb (AM)
Lift
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Sun Alpina Hakuba Sanosaka snow conditions

  • 1
    Bluebird Powder Days
  • 2
    Powder Days
  • 1
    Bluebird Days

Snow Radar

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Latest snow reports near Sun Alpina Hakuba Sanosaka:

  • 4 km away from Sun Alpina Hakuba Sanosaka

    25 hour ago
    Is it snowing?

    There is heavy snow falling in Hakuba Goryu. from Hakuba Goryu

  • 47 km away from Sun Alpina Hakuba Sanosaka

    31 hour ago
    Is it snowing?

    Snow is falling in Madarao Kogen. from Madarao Kogen

  • 8 km away from Sun Alpina Hakuba Sanosaka

    31 hour ago
    Is it snowing?

    Snow falling heavily at Happo One. from Happo One

  • 41 km away from Sun Alpina Hakuba Sanosaka

    33 hour ago
    Is it snowing?

    Snowing at a moderate rate in Akakura Kanko. from Akakura Kanko

  • 8 km away from Sun Alpina Hakuba Sanosaka

    33 hour ago
    Is it snowing?

    It is snowing steadily in Happo One. from Happo One

Sun Alpina Hakuba Sanosaka Snow Depths:

Recorded snow depths for the upper and lower slopes in Sun Alpina Hakuba Sanosaka 2019 - 2020. The long term average for the upper slopes is also shown for comparison.

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Snow reports for resorts near Sun Alpina Hakuba Sanosaka

Find the best conditions for skiing and snowboarding near Sun Alpina Hakuba Sanosaka using our Snowfinder page.

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Notes on the Sun Alpina Hakuba Sanosaka Snow Report

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

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

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