i had my first night-hiking experience on 27/9, the schedule went like this:

caught the 00:00 bus

arrived at the foot of the mountain at 00:40 a.m.

reached the mountaintop at 2:30 a.m.

watched others pitch their tents and set up the stove at 2:45 a.m.

ate cup noodles at 3:30 a.m.

laid back and watched the stars and the moon at 4:30 a.m.

slipped into and out of sleep for around 10 minutes at 5:45 a.m.

woke at 5:55 a.m.

walked up to a higher point on the mountain that faced the east at 6:10 a.m.

got back to the “campsite” at 6:50 a.m.

packed things and left at 7:15 a.m.

hiked back down the mountain and took the 9:15 a.m. bus

it was pretty epic.