On a clear day you can see Fuji-san from Tokyo, and vis-a-versa. Shizuoka and Yamanashi prefectures both share the mountain, however the summit is officially in Shizuoka. Besides being the shire of Fuji-san, these prefectures host an array of beautiful crags and hut hikes.
Fly into Tokyo Narita. From Tokyo, take a tour bus or train to Gotemba.
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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