Fuji Climb

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August 11th 2010
Published: September 13th 2011
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I've delayed writing this post for over a year, because it took that long before I could think of this mountain without a sense of aversion and dread. Maybe I'm exaggerating, but after the experience I had I think it's safe to say this is something I will only do ONCE in my entire life. Where to start... My good friend from home was visiting and on a whim we had decided that we wou... Read Full Entry

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Warming up with some hot chocolate in a mountainside hut.
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The view of sunrise from inside the 8.5 stn hut where we warmed up before heading on to the summit.
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Almost there!!!
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Made it, finally!
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Made it!
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A photo of that damned post office that became the bane of me existence.
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We conquered that bitch.
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Hell yeah!
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This was our view for most of the way down... Those clouds are full of rain.
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The view on the way down. This loose volcanic ash was nearly the death of me.

13th September 2011

We'll do it again!
If you decide to stay in Japan for much longer, we'll do it again, and be better prepared this time - with sleep and supplies. We will conquer IT!!!! xoxox

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