It has been very cold in Japan this winter and snow has alredy fallen in montain areas in Nagano.
I can see much snow on the Japan Alps including the Hakuba Ski Resorts. Most courses of the Hakuba Ski area has already opened this year.
This really beautiful snowy scenery of Mt. Asama, an active volcano in Nagano, can be seen from Karuizawa.
In Karuizawa, you can also see beautiful illuminations for Christmas.
The weather forecast says it will snow in December 24. It might be “White Christmas” in Nagano this year.