The first snow of the season fell and the top of the mountain is covered with a nice, white blanket. Lift operation will start on November 27. Read more ...
Wednesday 27th October 2004, 21:08pm
Well, it's been a scary few days in Yuzawa and nearby areas - as you no doubt know there have been some pretty big earthquakes in Niigata since Saturday. They have mostly been centered around the town of Ojiya which is about an hours drive to the north of Yuzawa. But even here, there have been a succession of strong jolts since Saturday night. Here's hoping that it all calms down soon, and all our thoughts go to all our friends up in the Chuetsu region who are going through a real bad time right now.
As to the weather, temperatures are down recently and the last few days have been the coldest so far this fall. Today was around 10 degrees in the daytime, and it is going down to about 3 in the evenings. Snow has been sighted up top as well. Read more ...