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Climbing Mount Fuji by Night | by amarcord108
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Climbing Mount Fuji by Night

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There's a saying in Japan: "Everyone should climb Mount Fuji once; only a fool would climb it twice."

 

About 600,000 people per year climb Mt. Fuji. Many climb by night so they can be on top at sunrise but it can be extremely hazardous due to rain and slippery rocks.

 

Plan B: Buy a postcard.

  

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Taken on December 7, 2010