Ascending to the Top! Mt. Fuji Climbing!

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Overview

 

Mountaineering is a popular sport around the world, including Japan as well. In Japan, we would like to introduce mountaineering at Mt. Fuji, Japan’s most famous mountain.

 

 

 

 

 

Event Schedule

 

Early July ~ mid-September

 

Mt. Fuji Climbing Official Website

http://www.fujisan-climb.jp/en/index.html

 

Please check for information regarding the time period to climb, the route, equipment, treatment in emergencies from the Official Website.

 

 

 

 

 

How to Enjoy

 

You can feel the sense of accomplishment when you reach the summit of the mountain, and you will be able to see goraiko, (ご来光, the sunrise viewed from the top the mountain). Watching sunrise from the sea of cloud is indeed an enchanting experience.

 

 

 

 

Tour

 

If you participate in a mountain climbing tour, you can climb Mt. Fuji without much worry. You don’t need to check and reserve the mountain huts, and prepare climbing equipment because tour agency will provide all these things.

 

Example: http://willerexpress.com/st/3/en/pc/campaign/fuji/

 

Tour fee: JPY 27,800 (about USD $225.3), RENTAL PACK PLAN

 

 

 

 

 

Climbing route

 

There are four routes

  1. Yoshida Route: Easy access to the starting point.

This route has the most numbers of climbers out of all the four route.

  1. Subashiri Route: When you come out of the forest zone, you will be able to see the sunrise (goraiko) from anywhere.
  2. Gotemba Route: This route is popular among the experts
  3. Fujimiya Route: The shortest route to the top of the mountain

 

 

Mountain Sickness

Symptoms: feeling of fatigue and listlessness, headache, dizziness, etc.

Preventive Measures

・You should rest for one to two hours at the altitude of the 5th station so that you adapt to a higher altitude.

・Drink water regularly

・Take regular short breaks.

 

 

If your symptoms are serious, descend the mountain or go to the first-aid center.

 

 

Rescue Request

If you cannot descend the mountain by yourself, call 110 or 119 for rescue. Otherwise, contact the nearest mountain hut.

 

 

 

 

 

More information

 

Access to Mt. Fuji:

http://www.fujisan-climb.jp/en/useful/access.html

静岡県富士宮市北山

 

 

Basics of climbing Mt. Fuji:

http://www.fujisan-climb.jp/en/basic/index.html

 

 

 

 

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