Mount Fuji (3776 m) ski descent

An IFMGA mountain guide takes you on an amazing adventure: a ski descent from the summit of the highest peak in Japan, Mount Fuji, at 3776 m.




Trip Duration

1 day

People per Guide

3 people

Trip Level


Offer Period

Apr, May

Type of Trip



  • Enjoy skiing down one of the most popular peaks in Japan.


Join me for an incredible adventure skiing down Mount Fuji, Japan’s highest and most famous mountain!

Please note that, due to weather and snow conditions, this ski descent can only be done from mid-April to the beginning of June. In these months, I also lead an offseason climb to the summit.

Lying in Honshu, the main island of the country, Mount Fuji’s conical figure has become a symbol of Japan. It’s a great attraction for climbers and also for skiers!

For this trip, I will pick you up from your hotel at Kawaguchi-ko area very early in the morning. Then, we’ll travel to the ascent point of Mount Fuji.

However, if you have your own transportation, we can meet at the car parking near our trailhead (I will tell you the exact point).

Reaching the summit will take us between 4 and 6 hours. After that, depending on weather conditions, we will descend on skis through the same route. You will definitely enjoy some fantastic views there!

Finally, we will return to the car parking around 3 or 4 PM and then I’ll take you back to your hotel in Kawaguchi-ko.

Please contact me if you want to organize a ski descent from Mt Fuji. I will be happy to take you there!

Another fantastic skiing place in Japan could be Hokkaido. Check out this trip!

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Price per person

Group of 1
90000 JPY

Group of 2
45000 JPY

Group of 3
33500 JPY


Price includes

  • Guiding fee
  • Transport during the trip

Other details

Skill level required


Fitness level required


Meeting point

Kawaguchi-ko or in the parking near the trailhead.

More info

-During weekends or holidays the fee is JPY 20,000 higher

-Price doesn't include insurance: JPY 1,000 per person

-I can rent crampons, ice axe etc. JPY 1,000 per item

-I can also rent BC ski set (with skins) but not ski boots at JPY 4,000 per set


Ski gear,crampons, ice axe, helmet, harness. Food and drink (more than 2L+ thermos bottle 700ml).

-I can pick you up at your hotel in Tokyo in the middle of the night. Additional Price: 20000 JPY (max 4 people).

-I can offer you to come our house in Saitama (40 min train ride from Ikebukuro) the night before. Additional price: 4000 JPY per/person. On the back way I'll send you to Kawaguchiko Bus or Train Station (near Mt. Fuji).


About the Guide


I am an IFMGA mountain guide, also certified by the JMGA, born in Slovenia. Slovenia is known as one of the major sporting countries in the world - I used to compete at the Olympics representing Slovenia in Cross-country Skiing. After I left Slovenia, I travelled all over the world and ended up in Japan, where I have now lived for more than 20 years, mainly because I love the beautiful Japanese mountains too much, and I feel privileged to be able to enjoy these mountains through the entire four seasons.

I am based at the foot of the Japan Alps, in Nagano Prefecture. In the winter, we go climbing or skiing around Mt. Fuji or Yatsugatake and in the summer, we can enjoy shower-climbing or canoeing. It is my absolute pleasure to also take you and guide you in my home country in Slovenia.

In addition to guiding the mountains, I also enjoy having the opportunity to teach mountain climbing skills to every level of climbers. This is because I want everyone to enjoy Japanese mountains safely.

I am the first non-Japanese mountain guide registered with the Japan Mountain Guide Association. Please contact me if you would love to have great experiences in the mountains in all seasons with me!



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What People are Saying

  • 3 reviews


Cveto guided my boyfriend and I up Mt Fuji. Our trip up was great, a beautiful day with good views. Cveto kept us at a good pace that felt comfortable and relaxed. We spent some time at the top admiring the view and the crater of Fuji. We skied/snowboarded down and had a fun adventure navigating the terrain. Cveto was safe and knowledgable and we were happy he was our guide! Thank you! Its a trip we wont forget!
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Cveto was a verry professional and good gide. We had a really hard tour lasting 13 hours, but it was worth it. Standing allone with your gide on top of fuji san and overlooking the entire tokyo bay is a breathtaking expirience one will never forget.
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