Climbing to the Mt. Fuji summit October 8, 2016
Ok so....I have one shot at this and I am trying my best to make it work weather permitting. There are two of us who are both experienced hikers and are comfortable winter camping. Our goal is to hike up in the afternoon, spend the night near the summit then summit for sunrise. we are traveling through Fuji and the days of October 8-9 to do this.
Question 1. What trails will be best for this time of year and will they have sleeping huts available ( yes I know technically its closed for the season but I know some routes are open for winter sports etc)
Question 2. Is there a park department or warden that we should make aware of our plans, timeline etc?
Question 3. Due to the time in the season how can the preferred trail be accessed? train? bus taxi? we are staying in Fuji.
thank you any advice is appreciated.