Can you backpack a 3-yr-old to the summit of Mt. Fuji, if taking off from the 5th station?
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Can you backpack a 3-yr-old to the summit of Mt. Fuji, if taking off from the 5th station?

by Ramon
(Japan)

We have a nice hiking backpack, and was wondering if anyone has ever tried to hike their toddler to the top of Mt. Fuji?

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Jul 10, 2014
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Not a good idea...
by: Gary Wolff

Not recommended, for several reasons.

Please refer to this section of my Climbing Mt. Fuji FAQ page, especially the article titled "Parents warned kids could fall sick climbing Mt. Fuji": https://www.garyjwolff.com/climbing-mt-fuji.html#22

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