Freezing Sub Zero Mornings

Another sure indicator of the impending winter and meters of snow to come, sub zero mornings and heavy frosts. This morning the temperature dropped to -1 in Kutchan and slightly lower in Hirafu village. Early risers were welcomed into a beautiful frosty world.

Heavy over night frost on the car at 5:50, 25 October 2012

Heavy over night frost on the car at 5:50, 25 October 2012

Pre dawn Mt.Yotei waiting for the sunrise 6:27, 24 October 2012

Pre dawn Mt.Yotei ….waiting for the sunrise 6:27, 24 October 2012

The sun rose from behind Mt. Yotei at 6:51 in Kabayama.

Frosty sunrise in Kabayama 6:51, 25 October 2012

Frosty sunrise in Kabayama 6:51, 25 October 2012

Delicate frost and web, 25 October 2012

Delicate frost and web, 25 October 2012

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