Photo of the Day 30 April 2008

Paragliders in the Clouds, Mount Fuji, Japan, 2002
Photograph by Karen Kasmauski

Paragliders float through the clouds that surround snowcapped Mount Fuji in Japan. At 12,388 feet (3,776 meters), Fuji is Japan's highest peak. But its relatively easy-to-scale flanks draw flocks of amateur climbers to its summit—some 400,000 every year.