富士山 Fuji-san is an active volcano that is the highest mountain in Japan. The summit currently stands at 3,776 m (12,388 ft). The last eruption ended in 1708. You will hear it called Fuji-yama (Mount Fuji), which is actually a faux-pas. The Japanese call it Fuji-san, as a sign of respect. It is one of Japan's three holy mountains.
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Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Fuji-san (Mount Fuji Volcano):
The Prince Route (Fujinomiya + Gotemba) 3rd Trad, Alpine, Grade IV
Yoshida (Kawaguchiko 5th station) 4th Easy Snow Snow, Alpine, Grade II
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Yoshida (Kawaguchiko 5th station) 4th Easy Snow International : Japan : ... : Fuji-san (Mount Fuji Volcan...
One of the most popular and easier routes on the mountain. From the Kawaguchiko fifth station, get a trail map, they are free and it can be am important tool for getting back to Kawaguchiko. Follow the hoards of people going up a gravel road, enjoy the shade, it is the only section with it. You will stay right and traverst the mountain, through tunnels, to a viewpoint where the approach meets the Yoshida trail. Here you begin the ascent. It is pretty hard to get lost on the way up. The tra...[more] Browse More Classics in International