Hotel Mt. Fuji
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Day 97 Today Natsuki and his friend Manami picked us up from our accommodation. It isn't the Japanese custom, but I had to give him a big hug - it had been too long! We set off on a bit of a mystery tour as we didn't really know what was in store for us. We drove for quite a while into a mountainous area which was so beautiful. Either side of the …
... route that we were on has a different trail for descent and ascent to help relieve congestion. This made the downhill quite pleasant, getting to walk down an easy road covered with just enough loose gravel to feel soft underfoot. That is, except for the few times we had to step over deep erosion channels carved into the rubble from the rain the last few days! It was 5pm back at the trailhead; we’d made the entire trip in exactly 7 hours. ...
Piece of cake!!!
I climbed with 2 American's, Jeff and Nath. Jeff was fully equipped (which turned out to be very helpful), whilst Nath and I looked more like pathetic backpackers. Our outfit was crunched together with everything our backpacks had to offer for such an adventure.
We started off happily with a bit of rain and apart from our three head-torches in total darkness!
Thank you Chris, your ...
... get ready to summit. The summit is at 3771m and should probably take no more than an hour from where we were, but the path is so narrow and rocky that with the crowds it is a stop-start conga line to the top and took about two hours. We then waited in the cold and wind for the sun to finally peak above the clouds. We were actually really lucky to see the sunrise as I don't think anyone will have done after us, and it was quite breath taking. Despite the weather forecast, ...
8 km walk from walk Magemo to Tsumago.
The guide book and the tourist information centre told me that it would take 3hours to walk it.
However I only had 2, as I got up way to late to actually do this walk. What can I say i did it in 1 1/2 hours :)
Rock'n Roll!!!! found the coolest little coffee shop in Tsumago.