National Geographic : 1921 Jul
THE NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC MAGAZINE A HUNTER WORSHIPING ON THE SUMMIT OF YARI-GA-TAKE Next to Fuji, Yari-ga-take (Spear Peak) is the highest mountain in Japan. On every hand its granite spires are streaked with snow at most seasons of the year. Photographs from Walter Weston MOUNTAIN PILGRIMS IN A JAPANESE ALPINE VALLEY These worshipers are bound for the shrine on the summit of the sacred mountain of Ontake. Each mountain has its particular divinity.