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Updated:September 16, 2021

Information of climing Mt.Fuji in summer

Information of climing Mt.Fuji in summer(PDF:27KB)

Q&A for Mt. Fuji climbers who want to climb from Shizuoka prefecture 

1 When is it possible to climb Mt. Fuji?

You can climb Mt. Fuji safely from July 10th to September 10th.

The lodges are open during summer.

2 Is it easier to climb Mt. Fuji at night? 

It becomes cool at night, but it’s not easy to climb.

It’s dangerous because it’s cold and dark at night. 

3 Please tell me the altitude of each trail.

  • Fujinomiya trail   2,400 meters high
  • Subashiri trail   2,000 meters high
  • Gotemba trail   1,440 meters high

4 What should you do to avoid altitude sickness?

  • Please take an hour break when you arrive at 5th station.
  • Please drink plenty of water.
  • Please climb down the mountain if you got altitude sickness.

5 Do you need a reservation to stay at a lodge?

Yes, you MUST make a reservation.

Please be sure to contact the lodge when you want to cancel it.

6 Can you take stones and flowers on Mt. Fuji?

 No, you can’t take them. It’s banned by the law.

7 What should you do not to get lost?

Please check the color of your trail before you climb.

The color of the sign on each trail is different.


Outfit and what you need when you climb Mt. Fuji


  • Hat
  • Long-sleeved shirt
  • Pants
  • Underwear
  • Work gloves
  • Thick socks
  • Mountain-climbing boots
  • Backpack

What you need

  • Rainwear
  • Head light
  • Something to drink
  • Helmet
  • Plastic bag
  • 100 yen coins
  • Surgical mask
  • Emergency blanket


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