White Walls Wear Residents in Horokanai, Hokkaido - A Ski Resort is Closed due to the Heavy Snow

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Feb 16, 2018 08:36
On 14th, the amount of snow accumulation reached more than 3 meters for the first time in this 36 years in Horokanai, Hokkaido. A ski resort, which is popular for its deep snow, has been temporarily closed due to its amount of snow. A company charged with clearing the snow asked for support from other towns.
白い障壁、住民疲弊 幌加内町、道内36年ぶり積雪3メートル超え 積もりすぎスキー場休業

【幌加内】道内で36年ぶりとなる3メートル超の積雪を14日に記録した上川管内幌加内町。(中略) 深雪ゲレンデが人気のスキー場はあまりの雪の多さに臨時休業、除雪業者は町外から応援を依頼する事態になっていた。