Skiers from around the world flock to Japan for their deep deep powder. It’s the stuff of legend and after seeing it first hand a number of times we are here to tell you the hype is real. But not this season.
Snowfall for the month of December was the lowest on record in Japan. It’s so bad that some resorts have shut down until the snow arrives.
The popular ski destination Hakuba has received zero snowfall this week, compared to its 30-year average of 19″ (49cm).