Let’s climb the Japan’s highest mountain! Mt.Fuji is with 3776 meters Japan’s highest mountain and the nearly perfectly shaped volcano.It has been worshiped as a sacred mountain.
There are 4 main trails leading up to the summit. Let’s start from Yoshida trail.Here is the most popular and the most easily accessible 5th Station from the Fuji Five Lake region and central Tokyo.
Take a body temperature check and pay the entrance fee at the gate,let’s start climbing!
From the 5th station to the 6th station, the slightly uphill continues.
.But from the 6th station to the 8th station,very tight uphill continues.Just like”Rock climbing”.You must to be tough!
It takes about 5 to 7 hours to climb up to the summit.
The view from the summit is just amazing!
At the summit, there are shrines.Pray there and receive the shrine’s seal as a stamp to commemorate their visit.
Take a photo at the “Kengamine” altitude at 3776m, the top of Mt.Fuji.You can say you peached the top on Mt.Fuji.
Then do the “Ohachi Meguri” It means that moving around the crater on the top of Mt.Fuji.
You see powerful crater and the prospect superb. This is the best attractive event of climbing Mt.Fuji! So you can feel satisfactions reached the top when you see that.
It’s nice to stay at the huts on Mt.Fuji.
Early in the morning, wait for “Goraikou”sunrise on the mountain top and be stunned by the view of golden hue brightly reflected on clouds.
Climb Mt.Fuji will be a fantastic experience to you!
Please be reminded, at 3776m/12,388ft the climb up Mt. Fuji is characterized by serious elevation gain, you should be properly prepared for with proper equipment.