Mount Kuro (黒岳 Kuro-dake)

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First Attempt

9am start, but unfortunately it was raining and snowing. Once we got to the 7th station we went back.

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Second Attempt

I tried again by myself the next day. The weather was much better.

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It got quite steep in the end!

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Unfortunately after I reached the 9th station and I reached a point of ice which was close to vertical. I had to turn back.