It was about a two hour climb up before sunrise with no trails or anything. The last time I tried this I wound up grabbing a ridge that cliffed out and had to go back down. This time I got it right and fortunately there was a really great sunrise to boot.
Rising above the clouds, Mount Fuji, Japan. Fuji-san has long been a sacred mountain. Japanese Buddhists believe the mountain is the gateway to a different world. Mount Fuji, Mount Tate, and Mount Haku are Japan's "Three Holy Mountains.