|Above, a bullet train view of Mount Fuji. Photo by Armand Vaquer.|
Minutes ago, I posted a blog about the opening of climbing season at Mount Fuji in Japan.
If anyone reading that posting is planning to go to Japan and climb Mount Fuji, News On Japan has posted an article on what to expect. The article originated from Gaijinpot.
It begins with:
Did you know in 2013 Mt. Fuji became designated as a World’s Heritage site? This iconic representation of Japan is now even more well known around the world, and lucky for its fans, its officially climbing season.*
Mt. Fuji stands 3,776 meters, or 12,388, feet tall. It is an active volcano that last erupted in 1707 A.D.; and it is considered to be overdue for another eruption. So how should you handle this terrifying disaster waiting to happen? Climb it!
Here’s a quick rundown of what to expect when climbing Mt. Fuji.To read more, go here.