We found a bunch of small flowers with very thin stems in the shade of a rock. The flowers were subtly insisting their value and beauty.
If we could have enough time to stay there, we could enjoy enough the typical seasonal scenery from the peak of Mt. Esan, looking around the world.
My wife seemed to be so satisfied with her accomplishment. Every time we enjoy trekking and go up to the peak of mountains, I have to play the role of sherpa and carry bottles of water and juice for my wife to reduce the burden she has to shoulder.
We reached the peak of Mt. Esan. It was so easy to reach the peak but under the sunshine and with the reflection from the ground, it is much tougher to stroll around on the barren hillside. The height of the mountain is not so much but this is a must to visit when you drop by Hakodate City.
We reached to the peak of Mt. Esan. It seemed that the peak of Mt. Esan was starting be covered with green. Rainfall might have taken away the sulfur on the top.
I am not sure if a big eruption occurred many years ago or just a rising magma made up this mountain. The black lava stones were ragged and had edges. Please be careful and if possible, put grabs on your hands.