The yuki-onna (雪女, snow woman) is a snow woman ghost that in spite her inhuman beauty, has eyes that can strike terror into mortals lost traveling in the snowy mountains. She floats across the snow, leaving no footprints. There have been many stories about Yuki-onna in both written and oral form.
YUKI ONNA Appears on snowy nights, a tall, beautiful woman with long black hair and blue lips, inhumanly pale, blends into the snowy landscape. Associated with winter and snowstorms, the spirit of a woman who perished in the snow. Beautiful and serene and ruthless. Appears to travelers trapped in snowstorms, icy breath leaves them as frost-coated corpses. Leads them astray to die of exposure.