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Yatsugatake Nobeyama Highland 100km Ultramarathon: Cool Name, Cooler Air, Even Cooler Views

Yatsugatake Nobeyama Highland 100km Ultramarathon: Cool Name, Cooler Air, Even Cooler Views

Legend has it that a long time ago, Yatsugatake was an ordinary mountain with only one summit and was higher than even Mt. Fuji. Envious of its height, Mt. Fuji’s goddess struck the former with a long stick, and that’s why Yatsugatake—which literally means eight, or many, mountains—has so many peaks now.