This personal blog contains snow, avalanche and weather data along with weekly commentary that may be useful in planning your Hakuba backcountry outings.
Other useful info
+ Very useful topo map with English geographic labels
+ Unofficial Avalanche Terrain Exposure Scale (ATES) for Hakuba
+ Backcountry conditions from Japan Avalanche Network members.
+ Hakuba MountainLife Magazine. Especially the centerfold.
+ Hakuba MountainLife Facebook page
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Recent weather data recorded at 6am each day for the preceding 24 hours. Altitude 800m.
|Date||Cloud Cover||Precip type and rate||Rain Altitude||6am temp||Max temp||Min temp||24hr New Snow||24hr New Water Equiv||24hr New Density||Storm Total||Snow Depth||Baro Pressure|