Sunrise on the Top of Mount Fuji

An unforgettable experience

Watching the sunrise from the top of Mount Fuji, Japan's highest mountain, is an unforgettable experience—incomparable to any other sunrise I have ever seen. The views are magnificent and the light is magic; plus, it's different every time, depending on general weather conditions, especially the clouds. This is the second time I climbed Mount Fuji, and my camera traveled with me this time!

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I've asked people who have climb Mt. Fuji, "Which view is better, sunset or sunrise?" Indeed, I only got one answer from several people and you portrayed it on your photo essay. This will attest all their similar answers. Indeed, it is marvelous!
2 years ago
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I'm headed out there next Monday/Tuesday, and am hoping the typhoon down south will have blown through by then...
2 years ago
Yes, it I went Sunday/Monday, that's really funny! Glad you made it. I suffered from altitude sickness last year, when we stayed at the 8.5th station. This time we stayed 200 vertical meters below that on the 8th station (at Hakuun-so) and I was fine!!
2 years ago
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What a coincidence, Nicole! We must have climbed on the same day! I just went this past Sunday/Monday. I saw the exact same sunset :D

Amazing weather, wasn't it? Sunday evening, I got really bad altitude sickness and was afraid I wouldn't make it to the top. Luckily, I did!
2 years ago
Yes, it is an unforgettable experience. I was impressed by the way the sun, a burnt-orange disk, perceptibly rose then flooded the landscape with light.
2 years ago
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