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Silence is Subjective

Akadake: summiting in a white-out
With cold + windchill + exhaustion + worse weather kicking it was probably the closest I’ve been to the edge where you really don’t know how it’s all going to turn out and the clock is ticking. There was a point where I’d trekked off to scout what was to be another failed route…



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22 Feb 2010

In: Future Perfect
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Japanese Mountain Colour Palette

29 Dec 2008

In: Cultural Norms
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Mountain Blessings

25 Dec 2008

In: Today's Office
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500 Yen buys a donation to the spirit of the mountain on a day where every ounce of energy and smarts was needed to make …
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Life is Shorter

05 May 2008

In: Today's Office
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As you climb the bamboo fields become pine forest and eventually rock face, the gravel turns to ice and snow. Golden week here in Japan …
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Separation of Clean and Dirty Spaces

27 Nov 2006

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Shoes specifically for use in the male toilet room (the rest of the building, a mountain lodge is a shoe free environment) the result of …
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