Search this site:             

Is it possible to ascend the Yoshida trail and descend the Fujinomiya trail?

by Malcolm
(Qatar)

Hi there. My girlfriend and I are looking to climb Mount Fuji midweek in July. We are hoping to set off from the 5th station and walk the Yoshida trail reaching the summit for the sunset.

We are then hoping to descend to the 8th station to stay for the night and get a few hours sleep to ascend again in the morning to catch the sunrise.

We are then wanting to do the Ohachimeguri Trail and descend via the Fujinomiya trail.

I was wondering if this is possible and would be easy to do?

If you could advise and any places to stay for the mountain huts that would be great.

Comments for Is it possible to ascend the Yoshida trail and descend the Fujinomiya trail?

Average Rating starstarstarstarstar

Click here to add your own comments

Jun 09, 2015
Rating
starstarstarstarstar
No problem
by: Gary Wolff

Malcolm, I don't see anything wrong with your plan, but I'm not so sure about the "easy" part. :-) That all depends on your physical ability, preparedness, and a little cooperation from the weather.

My Mt. Fuji mountain huts page lists the Yoshida trail huts.

I did the Fujinomiya trail in 2012, so this page also might help you: Climbing Mt. Fuji's Fujinomiya Trail

Best wishes...

Click here to add your own comments

Join in and write your own page! It's easy to do. How? Simply click here to return to Climbing Mt. Fuji.

Pattaya ebook cover
Just released!
Only $1.99 at Amazon
(¥214 at アマゾン日本)




Alaska ebook cover
Only $2.99 at Amazon
(¥340 at アマゾン日本)





GW's road trip ebook cover
Only 99¢ at Amazon
(¥114 at アマゾン日本)




new Climbing Mt. Fuji book
Only $2.99 at Amazon
(¥343 at アマゾン日本)




Only $2.99 at Amazon
(¥343 at アマゾン日本)

 



Let's connect!!

Gary J. Wolff
Facebook badge

View Gary J. Wolff's profile on LinkedIn

My pics:

My videos: YouTube logo



What's New?

  1. Mt. Oku-hotaka-dake (奥穂高岳) & Mt. Yari-ga-take (槍ヶ岳), Japan's 3rd & 5th Highest Mountains

    Jun 26, 19 08:36 AM

    Pics, maps, trail description, & elev. profile of my Aug. 1994 climb of Mt. Oku-hotaka-dake & Mt. Yari-ga-take, Japan's 3rd & 5th highest mountains.

    Read more

  2. Climbing Mt. Fuji - Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

    Jun 25, 19 09:46 PM

    The most frequently asked questions about climbing Mt. Fuji, including info on routes, maps, videos, transport access, traffic stats, weather, and climber stories.

    Read more

  3. Useful iPad Tools for the EFL Teacher

    Jun 23, 19 01:17 AM

    This article identifies a few of the most useful iPad tools for EFL teachers and describes how they are actually being used in and out of the classroom.

    Read more