Myoko events calendar 14/15

Myoko Snow Report 30 November + Myoko events calendar 14/15

Myoko Snow Report: 30th November 2014

Myoko Snow Report 30 November + Myoko events calendar 2014/15

We’ve had some mild sort of weather since the last report but it seems things will get serious from this Tuesday with snow forecast for Myoko and Madarao. Check our Myoko weather page for more info.

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We still have a substantial mantle of snow hanging around on the tops of Mount Myoko and Mount Hiuchi. The opening dates for Myoko resorts are mostly around 19/20 December.

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Lots of events happening over the next couple of months. The ski season opening festival will take place at the Myoko ski shrine on Monday December 15th from 9.30am. Here is a picture from last season.

Myoko ski jinja - opening festival 2014

Other events happening include the following:

Akakura Onsen: Bingo tournament, 20 December. Akakura Dondo yaki, January 15.

Akakan: New Year’s Day sunrise ski and welcome, 1 January. Kamakura festival 10-18 January with special tastings of Myoko sake.

Ikenotaira Onsen: Early night snowshoe tours, from early January to April.

Myoko Suginohara: Opening Festival, 20 December. New Year’s Day sunrise Fast Track, 1 January. Dontoyaki Festival, 17 January (see pic below).

Seki Onsen: New Year’s Eve night games, 31 December.

Madarao Kogen: New Year’s Eve late night skiing, countdown and fireworks, 31 December. Dondo yaki fire festival & fireworks, 10 January.

dontoyaki festival in Myoko Suginosawa

© Photo thanks to Matt Hull Photography

Myoko Snow Report November 2014

Don’t forget to keep up with the snow progress via our Myoko webcams

Current snow and weather conditions in Myoko now

24 Hr Snow Fall: 0cm

Current Snow Depth at Base: Official

Current Snow Conditions: N/A

Current temperature at base: 11° at 5:00am

Current Weather: Cloudy

Current Visibility: Cloudy up top

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Myoko Kogen Snow Report 17th January 2014

Myoko Kogen Snow Report 17th January 2014

Surprise, more snow :).

Myoko Kogen Snow Report

Very cold start today with about 15cm overnight. The snow is light, dry and has that amazing fluffy feeling. Within the last minute (8:50am) it has really turned it on and is falling at about 10cm an hour.

This is the view down by the station this morning (thanks to the Myoko tourist board)

Myoko Kogen Snow Report 17th January 2014


Current conditions in Myoko now

24 Hr Snow Fall: 15cm

Current Snow Depth at Base: Around 2.5m base at Akakan and less at others

Current Snow Conditions: 10-15cm of fresh on top of great groomers.

Current temperature: -6° at 9:00am

Current Weather: Overcast and snowing, slight northerly wind so rug up guys, its cold out there

Current Visibility: Slightly reduced but still great for skiing.

Upcoming Myoko events:

The Dontoyaki Fire Festival in Suginosawa Village (Suginohara) is on the Saturday starting between 6-7pm. For more details see here and for a map see here. There is no public transport unfortunately.

Myoko Dontoyaki Fire Festival

At 10am next Monday in the Saijo area there will be the first ‘exposing’ of the chilies used for kanzuri spice. This happens around a dozen times between the middle of January and end of March. There will be sweet sake and rice cakes available.

Myoko Kogen Snow Report 17th January 2014

Here is a great Tokyo video which we think you will enjoy.

Don’t forget! Got a great Myoko ski video that you’d like to share? Or would you like to show yourself off at The Daily Flake to the world by presenting a guest Myoko snow report? Upload your best efforts and then contact us with the details! Note: We are not a fan of 5 minutes of polecam face shots. Sorry, we prefer something a little more creative.

Don’t forget to book your Myoko accommodation soon (if you haven’t already). Hotels are filling up!

Myoko Kogen Snow Report 17th January 2014