I could not post the clear photo of Mt. Meakan-dake in the eastern part of Hokkaido this year because of the not-so-fine weather , I post the photos of Mt.Meakan-dake taken two years ago. It was very calm around the entrance of the trail. To avoid lengthy explanation, just enjoy the beautiful scenery.
So, no photo of my wife and me at the peak could not be taken. Just the sign of the peak is on this photo.
She could reach the peak of this mountain this year because what had scared her two years ago could not be seen this year due to fog.
This is the white loser at the hillside of Mt.Meakan-dake two years ago. It was in October but the rocks of the mountain were covered with ice and horizontal icicle made by the strong wind on the hillside. Most of the climbers gave up to reach the peak at that time like my wife did except for me. The scenery of the peaks in Hokkaido will be in full flourish with beautiful autumnal foliage this weekend. Beef up your body and spend the leftover energy to see the buena vista !