I climbed Mt. Akaishidake (3,120m/10,240ft), which is the seventh highest mountain in Japan and the main mountain in the Japan's South Alps. The summit was frozen and slippery. Lodges were already closed so I needed to carry my own sleeping bag and bivy. It wasn't easy mountaineering for me but the experience was priceless. On my way back home, I also met a Japanese serow, a very rare kind of goat-antelope.
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