|00:09:21||Shiomi-dake and Arakawa three mountains(deep Southern Japanese Alps)|
|00:14:24||Aino-dake and Kita-dake|
From Nishi-Noutori-dake to Noutori-dake
The sun was rising higher in the sky. I started walking Hida-side1 toward Noutori-dake2. Shiomi-dake3 increases its presence. I enjoyed a great scene of deep south of Southern Japanese Alps4 while walking here.
- 飛騨（ひだ）. Hida means a place of area that is located in the part of Gifu prefecture. Hida was one of the provinces of ancient Japan. ↩
- 農鳥岳（農鳥岳）. One of the Shirane three mountains（白根三山（しらねさんざん・Shirane-sanzan）. Shirane-sanzan consists of Kita-dake, Aino-dake and Noutori-dake. ↩
- 塩見岳（しおみだけ）. "塩" means salt and "見" means look. There are several theories regarding the origin of its name. ↩
- 南アルプス（みなみあるぷす）. "南" means south. Southern Japanese Alps is a mountain range across Yamanashi prefecture, Nagano prefecture and Shizuoka prefecture. also called Akaishi-sanmyaku in Japanese. I have an impression that the mountain belongs to Southern Japanese Alps are bigger than other Japanese Alps. I love Southern Japanese Alps the most. ↩