Madarao Snow Report

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Totally fell behind with the reporting. So sorry everyone.

17 Feb 19 09:00

It is so hard to keep up because we have just had so much snow and all we want to do is ride ride ride.

After the 46c's of last Sunday...
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Yesterday was bluebird. Then the snow started. Then the avalanche unzipped the snowpack!

10 Feb 19 18:00

We woke up to 46cm's of beautiful snow. The white fluffies that make our hearts skip a beat. It is hard to fathom how different the mountain feels when it...
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Just 30cm's of new snow and our day is looking up...

08 Feb 19 19:00

We have had a 5 day warm spell... It happens once or twice a winter but the storms always return and we are at the start of the fun again.

We...
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Madarao has blown minds today. 50cm's overnight of super light powder.

01 Feb 19 18:00

The report is very late today because there was just no time to sing praises to the gods of snow this morning before become immersed in the mana that fell...
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Well it started snowing last night and now we have another 70 centimeters of fresh snow in Madarao...

29 Jan 19 07:00

Mind blown... Where does it all come from. The snow just keeps on falling and we keep riding incredible powder. Powder!!!

We have had to organize extra snow clearing help because...
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Skys clearing followed by more snow tonight...

28 Jan 19 07:00

The skies have cleared and we can see the mountain again after the constant snowfalls of the last few days. So stunning. We love the view from Snowball Chalet.

Today's conditions...
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Ok... Now this is just silly. 76cm's on the lawn at Snowball Chalet

27 Jan 19 08:00

The accommodation at Snowball Chalet is slowly disappearing as it is being buried by snow. We can no longer see the Snowball Chalet logo on the wall 3 meters above...
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35 cm's of light dry powder descends upon Madarao and the lodges here

26 Jan 19 06:00

Well it just keeps on coming and there is a lot more on the way...

This season has been nothing short of sensational. Every guest we have had has scored at...
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Another 60 centimeters of perfect snow...

24 Jan 19 09:00

Where do we find the adjectives to describe perfection? We are finding it seriously difficult to convey the magnificence of this place.

Here is what we know... When 14 centimeters...
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A perfect storm creates a perfect day

21 Jan 19 18:00

Well that day was proper perfect. We couldn't write a snow report today because it was too perfect and we absolutely had to go riding first thing.

Overnight we had lots...
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When 20 centimeters of snow falls and it is time to go home...

17 Jan 19 06:30

When 20 centimeters of the most perfect light dry snow falls from the heavens and it is still absolutely dumping and you are leaving Madarao and Snowball Chalet the devastation...
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More than a meter of snow overnight so we stopped measuring

08 Jan 19 07:00

We scored big time. More than a meter of snow overnight greeted the Snowball Chalet guests. When you arrive at your accommodation in the snow and start doing a snow...
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Heavy snows have given us knee deep pow in the front yard of Snowball Chalet

06 Jan 19 06:30

Yesterday it snowed lightly all day and the temps were just about 0 degrees. At around 4pm everything changed... the temps dropped to minus 5, the wind came up and...
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Did it snow again? Yep. Will it keep snowing? Yep!

03 Jan 19 06:30

Waking up to another 25cm's of fresh light dry perfect powder makes us happy... Every single time.

Yesterday was so totally perfect. I did a backhand snap that blew my mind....
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Only another 30 centimeters of powder over night...

02 Jan 19 07:00

After yesterday's stunning perfect bluebird powder day we are back into the next storm cycle.

It started snowing lightly at about 8pm last night adding to the 3 meters of snow...
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Unbelievably still snowing...

31 Dec 18 07:00

In an attempt to provide you all with information despite the perfect snow calling me up the mountain I am posting a snow report this morning.

This storm cycle has been...
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Wow... Did we drop the ball! There is just so much snow...

30 Dec 18 07:00

We are just so sorry. We have now worked out it is really hard to write snow reports when there is bucket loads of snow cause all we want to...
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The Snow Started Falling Seriously Around 6pm Last Night...

20 Dec 18 06:00

Today sees a fresh 14cm's of perfect snow at Madarao Mountain Resort. It came in with no wind so it should be dreamy light perfection.

It snowed very heavily from 8-10pm...
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Just 1cm of fresh snow overnight...

19 Dec 18 10:00

We have had just 1 cm of fresh snow overnight which won't change conditions much on the mountain. The weather is lovely with sunny conditions making for perfect skiing and...
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Madarao Mountain Resort and Snowball Chalet have fresh Snow Snow Snow

18 Dec 18 07:00

It started snowing lightly at around 8pm last night after a beautiful sunny day. We have had 15cm's over night and the temp is now -1˚C.

The forecast from this afternoon...
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Bluebird with fresh snow for days...

16 Dec 18 12:00

After the heavy snowfalls of the previous two days we woke up to perfect sunny conditions on the mountain. Cloud came in around 10:30 and the snow was amazing.

A few...
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The snow here is insane and Madarao Mountain Resort is open!!!

15 Dec 18 07:00

After yesterday's morning snow report it snowed moderately for most of the day with a short period of an hour in the afternoon with no snow. We probably scored another...
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Snowing heavily right now with perfect conditions on the mountain

14 Dec 18 07:00

The snow started again in earnest late last night and it is still absolutely dumping.

We have had 40-50 centimetres so far and there is no slowdown in sight. The temperature...
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The snow keeps on coming...

13 Dec 18 07:00

We have had light snows most days since the last big snowfall of a few days ago and then last night we had heavy snowfalls for a few hours giving...
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1st Snow Report of Season 2018/19!!!

09 Dec 18 07:00

Snow Snow Snow!!!

We are so excited... It is currently absolutely dumping with heavy snow falling and 25 cm's since 4am so far. What is even better is that for the...
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Posted by Dan Solo

Snow reporting in Madarao often shows vast differences between forecasted snow falls because it is extremely difficult to predict. We often get 60 cm of snow when only 10-15 cm's are forecast. If the wind comes out of the north east we get hammered because we are the first mountain range to get hit by the freezing moisture laden air. Don't be surprised by what you see here...

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10 cms of fresh snow tops up the resort...

10 Mar 18 14:30

Last night we had 10 cm's of fresh snow fall from the skies and it has made for a super fun day with excellent conditions across the mountain.

There were no...
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5cm's over night with a big storm on the way for Monday...

02 Mar 18 08:00

So sorry for the radio silence over the last few days. We have had a bit of everything, wind, very cold temps, rain, warm temps, sleet, snow and madness.

Snowball Chalet...
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1cm of snow overnight and a windy morning...

24 Feb 18 08:00

The conditions at Madarao over the last few days have been excellent.

Our guests are still finding plenty of fresh in the trees. We had just 1cm overnight which won't change...
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It happened again. We got ten times the forecast amount of snow...

21 Feb 18 08:00

We had a forecast of 2cm's and scored 20cm's of the most perfect, light and dry Japanese Powder.

Woohoo... It is going to be fantastic out there will plenty of untracked...
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Fantastic conditions across the resort with more snow forecast tonight...

20 Feb 18 08:00

Today will be excellent at Madarao with plenty of snow, blue skies this morning and no crowds.

Chinese New Year saw more people than normal on the resort although by all...
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Perfect snow conditions today with blue skies and no wind...

19 Feb 18 07:30

Today is going to be absolutely perfect.

There were still fresh untracked lines everywhere when the lifts closed yesterday so all of those spots will be good to go this morning...
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The forecast 16cm's has turned to more than a metre...

18 Feb 18 07:00

In classic Japanese snow reporting fashion they have predicted far less than the massive dump we received and we love it!

We have had more than a metre of the most...
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A clear night followed by snow...

17 Feb 18 07:30

The snow has started falling at around 6:30 am. We are expecting around 20cm's for the day.

The day will just keep getting better and better. There's still bucket loads of...
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15 more cm's of perfect light dry powder...

16 Feb 18 12:00

Yesterday's 10 cm's has been topped up with another 15 cm's which has well and truly opened up all the tree runs of Madarao. The sun is peaking through the...
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New snow overnight...

15 Feb 18 07:45

10 cm's of fresh snow fell overnight.

The resort has had a top up overnight making for some lovely ski runs at Madarao and Tangram Ski Circus today. It's not bottomless...
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It looks like winter again in Madarao

11 Feb 18 09:00

We have had a few cm's of fresh snow overnight and it looks like a winter wonderland again here in Madarao.

The conditions on the mountain will be good for intermediates...
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New snow is coming tonight...

10 Feb 18 09:00

We have more stunning bluebird conditions this morning with mild temps around -1 c in the village. The afternoon will bring the start of a snow storm which is forecast...
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Another perfect bluebird day...

09 Feb 18 06:45

If you are a fair weather skier or boarder you will love today...

There isn't a breath of wind or a cloud in the sky. It is bluebird in the most...
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2 cm's turns into 15 cm's just like magic...

08 Feb 18 09:00

The forecast 2 cm's fell yesterday afternoon as perfect light dry snow across the resort.

We woke again to perfect bluebird so skiing conditions across the mountain are excellent. Views are...
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Bluebird perfection...

07 Jan 18 07:45

We have a perfectly clear bluebird day today at Madarao.

The groomers will be magnificent early and there is still plenty of fresh high quality powder in the trees for those...
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Just a few cm's of fresh snow...

06 Feb 18 06:30

For the first time this winter the snow report predicted more than what fell.

We have had less than 5cm's fall across the resort overnight. It is pretty much blue bird...
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Posted by Dan Solo

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35 cm's with more fresh on the way...

05 Feb 18 07:00

We had a forecast of 12 cm's and in true fantastic Madarao Mountain fashion we have had 35 cm's fall at the bottom. Will update with snowfall up at the...
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New snow on the way...

04 Feb 18 09:00

We haven't had snow for a few days now but the temps have stayed cold so we still have really nice conditions on the mountain.
For those willing to hunt there's...
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Posted by Dan Solo

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