|00:02:31||Shakushi-dake, (Hakuba )Yarigatake, Tsurugi-dake, Yarigatake|
|00:08:03||Look down at Dai-Sekkei|
|00:08:17||commands a view of the Sea of Japan|
|00:10:45||Descent to the Hakuba hut|
From the Hakuba hut to the summit of Shirouma-dake
All clouds went down, a sea of clouds appeared. Ascent to the summit of Shirouma-dake1 takes only about 15 minutes. You can see a 360 degree panorama at the summit.
- 白馬岳（しろうまだけ）. “岳” means mountain. In Japanese, a name of mountains is used “山” or “岳” in general. “山”, which is exemplified by Mt. Fuji（富士山・ふじさん）, is used for a single peak mountain and usually it’s gentle rather than steep. “岳”, which is exemplified by Tsurugi-dake（剱岳・つるぎだけ）, is used for a peak in a mountain range and usually it’s steep rather than gentle. ↩