Cloudy views of nothing but rocks and the summit marker at the Mt. Shiomi summit.

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Hiking: Mt. Shiomi in the Minami Alps

The weather this August—torrential rain day after day for almost two weeks. One of my goals this month was to do plenty of hiking, with Mt. Shiomi (塩見岳) in the Minami Alps being the main objective. Mt. Shiomi is a mountain I’ve wanted to climb for some time now but never quite managed it.

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