Apr, May, Jun, Jul, Aug, Sep, Oct
8.00: Guests meet the guide at Shinjuku Station or Hotel in Tokyo. Then, we’ll drive to the base of Fuji.
10.30: Checking Mt. Fuji Sengen Shrine.
11.00: Drive to Mt. Fuji 5th Station.
12.00: Parking lot at 5th Station. Then lunch at 5th station(not included in the price)
13:00 Start hiking
17.00 Get to 7th station hut.
18:00 Dinner and sleep
2.30: Wake up.
3.30: Start climbing.
4:30: See sunrise around 8th station
8.00: Around the creator if weather allows it.
9.00: Start descending
12.30 Mt. Fuji 5th Station.
13.30 Onsen Hot Spring(Optinal.Not included in the price)
16.30: Shinjuku Station.
Shinjuku Station, Tokyo.
If you would like to climb Mt Fuji out of season (April), you should know that there will be snow on the ground above 2500m. You will need crampons, ice-axe and crampon-compatible mountaineering boots. Rentals are available for part of the equipment.
What to bring:
*Rain Shells. Jacket and Pants (Mandatory. Rain shells are extremely important on Mt.Fuji )
*hiking boots (Mandatory. No running shoes!)
*25-30 litter of back pack(Mandatory.)
*Puffy jacket (Mandatory. Average air temp at the summit in Sep is 5-10 degrees)
*Your favorite snacks for the hike
*Min 1L of water (Mandatory. Available at the hut)
*Extra clothings (base layers,spare socks)
*Cash (no credit card accepted at the hut)
I was born in Tokyo and grew up skiing in Hakuba, Japan. Throughout the years, I have visited Alaska, Peru, Patagonia, New Zealand, Nepal and Canada for winter climbing and backcountry snowboarding.
In 2012, I became the first Japanese person to pass the Association of Canadian Mountain Guides's ski guiding course on a Snowboard. I have been guiding in Japan (Hakuba Nagano and Mt. Fuji), New Zealand and Canada for over 15 years.
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