Fuji – Ascending the Summit

Fuji – Ascending the Summit

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Fuji Or Fuji-san as it's called in Japan is the tallest mountain in the country and is easy accessible from Tokyo. Is ascending the mountain and reaching the summit something anyone can do? If you're in good health and not completely out of shape then in my experience yes! Will it be easy? Probably not, Fuji is after all a 3776 meter tall mountain. But if you decide to do this during a popular period of the year you will see both pensioners and children on route to the top. But there are some pitfalls to be avoided which I will get to later. When to go The mountain isĀ climbable all year round, but on the main route there are several huts, bathrooms, rescue personal on standby, etc. which are…
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