Japan's Snow Monsters - Zao Ropeway, source: Tobu Railway
Japan’s Snow Monsters Delight Skiiers at Zao Onsen

Three hours from Tokyo at Zao Onsen, a top-tier traditional skiing and snowboarding resort in the Yamagata Prefecture, exists a beautiful winter phenomenon. Dozens of Aomori fir trees spend each winter coated with wet snow and ice, frozen nearly solid in highly peculiar shapes. The so-called Snow Monsters, or Juhyo,
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