|00:26:03||reached the summit of Maehotaka-dake|
From Kimiko-daira to the summit of Maehotaka-dake
Ascent to Maehotaka-dake1 from Kimiko-daira2. The backpack can be left Kimiko-daira. It’s a great view of Okuhotaka-dake3 from the summit.
- 前穂高岳（まえほたかだけ）. “前” is the meaning of front. One of the mountain which consists of Hotaka-dake（穂高岳）. Hotaka-dake is a generic name. Please be careful that Hotaka-yama(武尊山) exists in Gunma prefecture (sometimes it is called “Jyo-shu Hotaka（上州武尊）” to distinguish between them). They are same pronunciation furthermore it’s the completely same if you call them Mt. Hotaka. ↩
- 紀美子平（きみこだいら）. “紀美子” is the name of the person who is the daughter of “Jyutaro” as referred to above. “平” means a flat area. ↩
- 奥穂高岳（おくほたかだけ）. “奥” is the meaning of the inner part or the depth. One of the mountain which consists of Hotaka-dake（穂高岳）. It is the highest peak in Hotaka-dake and what’s more, it is the highest mountain in Northern Japanese Alps, and the forth highest mountain in Japan. ↩