Got up 2:45, after making preparation left the cabin 3:30.
Stated climbing under the stars in heaven!
4:17, it was getting nearly dawn.
4:40 arrived at the new 7th station.
4:59 getting hungry, let's have a breakfast.
We were so satisfied with the cabin's rice ball with awesome view.
5:15 getting close
Could see KAGEFUJI(shadow of Mt.FUJI) again.
5:46 got to the old 7th station.
5:59 so fine so far.
6:42 could see the 8th station.
6:53 arrived at the 8th station.
Felt the difference of the air pressure.
7:51 HOEI crater was seen further below.
Since we avoided the peak time, trail was not terrible crowded.
8:13 Clouds were getting gather little by little.
8:26 Perpetual snow.
8:42 at the 9.5th station, so close.
8:48 Many futons were dried on the top of the 9.5th cabin.
Can you see the summit?
9:05 Step by step we go a long way.
9:16 It reminded me of the national park in Utah.
9:29 Last spurt.
9:32 the top of Mt.FUJI! It took 6 hours.
We were surprised that we were still fine, not exhausted.
Wrote three letters and posted it to the highest post in Japan.
10:17 enjoying wonderful sight.
Gave up climbing the highest point KENGAMINE because of time schedule.
Stayed there until 11:00.
We were blessed with nice weather,lucky climbing.