Up sun, Up lift, Up step, Up mind—Up mountain—
Down wind, Down snow, Down slide, Down mind—Down mountain—
Closed, limited, dangerous—waterfall, avalanche, rock.
Clamber, scramble, stumble—stream, debris, crack.
Down rain, Down traverse, Down stream, Down mind—Down mountain—
Up mist, Up life, Up rejoice, Up mind—Up mountain.—
Chasing Hayashi, Garagara-zawa, Hakuba.
Safety > Punctuality, Adventure > Passiveness
Snowbording in Hakuba
Notes on Living Outside Cultural Norms. Hard to go, sad to leave.
Ascending the heights of the Japanese Alps in Hakuba, Nagano Prefecture.