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A Big Come-down
Photograph by Karen Kasmauski

While the trek up Fuji takes about six hours, the descent takes roughly half as long—with particular emphasis on rough: “Going down was tougher because the path zigzagged,” says climber Taiji Igarashi. “It killed my knees and legs, and I didn’t have time to enjoy the scenery.”

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Camera: Nikon F100
Film Type: Provia 100F
Lens: 80-200 zoom f/4.5-5.6
Speed and F-Stop: 1/300 @ f/5.6
Weather Conditions: Sunny
Time of Day: Mid-morning
Lighting Techniques: N/A


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