Myoko Kogen Snow Report 26th & 27th December 2012

Well Christmas was a blast, and the snow keeps on coming, in the past two days we have had at least another 70cm and now it’s a beautiful bluebird day.

For those who missed it here is our Christmas day snow report video, with very special guest Santa Claus!

Christmas day snow report from Myoko Kogen from Matt Hull on Vimeo.

24 Hour Snow Fall: approx 30-40 cm

Current Snow Depth at Base: Approximately 1.8m

Current Snow Conditions: Soft groomers with powder on the sides

temperature: -4° at 8am

Current Weather: Sunny bluebird perfection!

Current Visibility: clear

Doesn’t get much better than this!

Akakura Kanko

Hopefully everyone got some new skis or a board for Christmas, little Tousei scored himself a new set of K2 Indy skis!

Tousei with his new skis

Myoko Kogen Snow Report – Christmas day :)

MERRY CHRISTMAS!!! It’s a beautiful bluebird day here in Myoko, hope santa brought you some fat powder skis or a rockered powder board 🙂

24 Hour Snow Fall: approx 40 cm

Current Snow Depth at Base: Approximately 1.6m

Current Snow Conditions: Soft groomers with powder on the sides

temperature: -3° at 8am

Current Weather: Sunny with scattered cloud

Current Visibility: clear

The Myoko Snowsports crew on Christmas morning 🙂
Damo and Kirby busting out some Christmas love, smoochie poochies!

Myoko Kogen Snow Report 24th December 2012 – Christmas Eve

Santa brought us an early Christmas present, a LOT of powder!!

Update: it’s snowing super hard right now, this vid was shot in 15 minutes, eep!!

24 Hour Snow Fall: approx 50 cm and snowing over 3cm an hour.

Current Snow Depth at Base: Approximately 1m

Current Snow Conditions: Powder

temperature: -4.5° at 8am

Current Weather: Snowing heavily

Current Visibility: average

Two of the Myoko Snowsports babes stoked on the snow! Marjon and Miho getting the kids area set up ready for the day.

The following is a short summary of the week we just had, as a note, the footage shot under the lift was at the madarou resort in a designated area where you are allowed to ride under lifts, most resorts do not allow you to ride under lifts, please respect this rule.

Opening week of the season! from Matt Hull on Vimeo.

Myoko Kogen Snow Report 23rd December 2012

Fresh snow and much more on the way!

24 Hour Snow Fall: 10 cm

Current Snow Depth at Base: Approximately 80cm

Current Snow Conditions: soft groomers

temperature: -2° at 8am

Current Weather: overcast and snowing lightly

Current Visibility: slightly foggy and flat light.

Its not just big shredders that enjoy Myoko, here is 3 1/2 year old Tousei strutting back to the ski school for a hot chocolate after a morning of shredding powder!

So much swagger!!

Myoko Kogen Snow Report 22nd December 2012

Soooo the world didn’t end, probably shouldn’t have bought all those new snowboards on my credit card… bummer.

24 Hour Snow Fall: 0 cm

Current Snow Depth at Base: Approximately 75cm

Current Snow Conditions: soft groomers

temperature: 0° at 8am

Current Weather: overcast

Current Visibility: mainly clear, some cloud around the peak.

Marjon killing the powder at Akakura Kanko with a bit of pole cam action – Photo: Damien StPierre

Marjon smashing powder

Tom Mitten doing what he does best! – Photo: Damien StPierre

Tom Mitten killing the powder

Myoko Kogen Snow Report 20th and 21st December 2012

The end of ze world!!! and i’m going to go ride powder 😉 I will be back later today with shots from Madarou.

24 Hour Snow Fall: 15-20 cm

Current Snow Depth at Base: Approximately 75cm

Current Snow Conditions: Powder with firm base

temperature: -1° at 9am

Current Weather: overcast

Current Visibility: mainly clear

Here is a little video from a couple of days ago, testing out the new gopro with slow motion, oh!

Myoko Kogen Snow Report 19th December 2012 from Matt Hull on Vimeo.

Myoko Kogen Snow Report 19th December 2012

AWESOME POWDER DAY!

24 Hour Snow Fall: 50-60 cm

Current Snow Depth at Base: Approximately 70cm

Current Snow Conditions: Powder with firm base

temperature: -5° at 9am

Current Weather: Cloudy and snowing

Current Visibility: some fog, fairly clear

The beautiful Miho getting some turns in this morning 🙂

Miho skiing

 

Daz getting some footage for the snow report 🙂

Daz getting some footage for the snow report

Myoko Kogen Snow Report 18th December 2012

The clouds have rolled in and it’s starting to snow!

24 Hour Snow Fall: 0 cm

Current Snow Depth at Base: Approximately 40cm

Current Snow Conditions: Firm groomers

temperature: 2° at 9am

Current Weather: Cloudy and snowing lightly

Current Visibility: Foggy, approximately 40 metres

A shot I took yesterday while out with our guests Wanda, Faith and Kin, thanks for a fun day guys, we’ll see you next year!

Myoko Kogen Snow Report 17th December 2012

A beautiful bluebird day here in Myoko. The groomers have packed down to firm and waiting for the expected snow from Tue-Thurs to top up with some of the nice fluffy stuff – just before the world ends on Friday. So make sure to get in some Myoko pow before the apocalypse. 😉

24 Hour Snow Fall: 0 cm

Current Snow Depth at Base: Approximately 40cm

Current Snow Conditions: Firm groomers

temperature: 2° at 9am

Current Weather: Sunny

Current Visibility: Clear

A Perfect day 🙂

mt myoko

A beautiful Japanese sunrise

Sunrise in Myoko

Myoko Kogen Snow Report 16th December 2012

Unfortunately every day can’t be perfect, especially this early in the season and today is a little foggy and drizzly, instead of a Myoko Kogen snow report photo (because i don’t want to go outside) how about a joke!

How do you get Pikachu onto a T bar?

 

…. you Pokemon!

How do you get Pikachu onto a t-bar? Myoko Kogen Snow report

24 Hour Snow Fall: 0 cm

Current Snow Depth at Base: Approximately 40 – 50cm

Current Snow Conditions: Soft groomers

temperature: 2.5° at 9am

Current Weather: drizzling

Current Visibility: Foggy, approximately 30 metres

Meanwhile up on the hill a bit later in Akakan

Akakan december snow

…and over at the top of the chair in Ikenotaira

Ikenotaira december snow