Get Your Coat, Winter is Coming

Midway through October, Niseko’s got the ball rolling with the area’s first seasonal snowfall atop the incredible Mount Yotei!

Everyone’s favourite volcano has set the tone for the rest of the year with a beautiful dusting—nay—coating of frosty goodness. The white stuff came in after weeks of gradual cooling, with the surprisingly hot and humid summer gradually transitioning into a crisp, cool autumn. As soon as the nights grew colder and leaves began to turn, we knew that wintertime was not far away.

Last season we were treated to an epic amount of early season snow, and meteorology-enthusiasts and groups of people often known as “They” say that we might be looking forward to another record-breaker this year. Now’s the time get outside, cross your fingers, and pray to the snow gods to make it happen — but chuck on a scarf first — it’s getting chilly out there…