Hiking Mt Fuji.

I finally made the pilgrimage to the most summited mountain on earth. Together with hundreds of brightly clad enthusiasts we hiked from the 5th station on Fuji, stayed overnight at 3500m and then made the morning hike to the summit and walked around the crater.

More of a pilgrimage than a hike but all together an experience of a lifetime. Watched the sunrise from the highest point I’ve ever been, scored an epic blue bird day, amazing views and didn’t get too sunburnt (almost).

Fuji Express.

Fuji Express.

The 5th Station.

The 5th Station.

Setting out...

Setting out...

Into the mist...

Into the mist...

Mega Avvy Barriers.

Mega Avvy Barriers.

The mid stations...

The mid stations...

Yama people!

Yama people!

Delicious.

Delicious.

Gateway to mist.

Gateway to mist.

Sunset from 3500m.

Sunset from 3500m.

Mars?

Mars?

Branded.

Branded.

4am - head torch line up for the summit...

4am - head torch line up for the summit...

First light hikers.

First light hikers.

Altitude.

Altitude.

Top of Fuji, Sunrise, Coffee - Awesome.

Top of Fuji, Sunrise, Coffee - Awesome.

Sugoi.

Sugoi.

Morning light.

Morning light.

To the summit.

To the summit.

Cosy campsite.

Cosy campsite.

Coins in a Prayer Gate.

Coins in a Prayer Gate.

The Top!

The Top!

Mt Fuji - Summit Village.

Mt Fuji - Summit Village.

Gateways.

Gateways.

Mt Fuji - Crater.

Mt Fuji - Crater.

Quick nap on the summit.

Quick nap on the summit.

Looking down.

Looking down.

Looking down.

Looking down.

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