Mt. Fuji Trails Open In Shizuoka Pref. Side

Mt. Fuji trails open in Shizuoka Pref. side

Three major trails on Mount Fuji that start in Shizuoka Prefecture have opened to trekkers for the summer climbing season.

The opening of the Fujinomiya-guchi, Gotenba-guchi and Subashiri-guchi trails followed those of other routes in Yamanashi Prefecture this month. Mount Fuji straddles the two prefectures.

Climbing Season Begins On Mt. Fuji Trails In Shizuoka

Climbing season begins on Mt. Fuji trails in ShizuokaThis year's climbing season began on three trails for Mt. Fuji in Shizuoka Prefecture on Sunday, following a similar season opening on a trail in neighboring Yamanashi Prefecture nine days earlier.
The 3,776-meter volcano, which straddles the two prefectures west of Tokyo, is the nation's highest peak and attracts many climbers, including foreigners. Last year about 97,000 people climbed the mountain via the trails in Shizuoka.